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Do More

COLAB seeks to help others achieve more. Usually, “more” means more brand awareness, more conversions, or more operational efficiency. With recent news and events, more takes on a new meaning:
more change.

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Juneteenth: A Moment In The Middle of a Movement

Today, June 19th, 2020 is the day that many people, for the first time, are recognizing Juneteenth as a holiday. Juneteenth has been celebrated by African Americans for many years. However, for other Americans, if Juneteenth wasn’t taught in your home or community, you probably never knew it existed. With the current rise of self-education […]

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Gain Marketing Empowerment with the WordPress Block Editor

Our philosophy on website redesigns and application builds is that after launch you should have a great tool, but like any other tool, you have to use it to get the return you’re looking for. Websites should be supported, maintained, and improved over time through the addition of quality content and features that are valuable […]

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5 Website Services Our Customers Are Often Surprised That We Provide

Around Virginia, we are often recognized as a web and digital agency that provides results-driven brand and marketing websites through our website design and development services. During a website redesign, we deliver on a standard set of capabilities including strategy, design, development, software engineering, QA/testing, and deployment. While we package these as a single service, […]

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Our President Eddie O’Leary Helps Advise Agencies in Pantheon’s Survive and Thrive Panel

We were honored to be selected by Pantheon to participate in an agency panel. Pantheon is our web hosting platform (a.k.a. WebOps platform) of choice for WordPress and Drupal. Our President, Eddie O’Leary of COLAB, had the opportunity to weigh in on agency life during the COVID-19 crisis.  Pantheon helps us save time on every […]

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COLAB Supports Virginia Businesses and Nonprofits During COVID-19

COVID-19’s Effects on Virginia Businesses The unprecedented COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic has affected businesses and nonprofits in Virginia in unpredictable ways. As Governor Northam put social distancing restrictions into place and eventually imposed a stay-at-home order, organizations’ leaders have to make calls on what to do next. Many businesses and nonprofits have scaled back their operations, […]

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Free COVID-19 Website Alert Banner for Richmond Nonprofits

As COVID-19 becomes increasingly real for our Richmond, VA community, COLAB is offering to implement a COVID-19 website alert banner as a free service to any Richmond City-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization. Why are we doing this? At COLAB, our purpose is to help others achieve more and it is important to us that the most […]

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3 Tips for Efficient and Effective Remote Work

As part of our COVID-19 preparation, I want to provide some tips for creating an efficient and effective remote work environment.  At COLAB, remote work is part of our weekly habit. We recognize the importance of flexibility and it’s amazing what a change of scenery can do for your creative juices. It turns out this […]

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Meet Our New Project Management Team Member

We are proud to introduce you to our newest addition to the Project Management team, our new Project Coordinator: Rachel Crowe. Over the last five years, Rachel worked at small marketing agencies in Harrisonburg and Richmond as an Account Manager, Photographer, Project Manager, and Content Strategist. Aside from marketing, Rachel has a passion for art […]

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