Posted on April 16, 2015 by

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No, we’re not talking about designing the latest, trendy, LEED certified apartment complex in Portland, we’re talking about NationBuilder. Last year we were introduced to a remarkable website platform called NationBuilder. Their team walked us through the product and asked if we’d be interested in designing and developing on their platform. So we came up with a design and chipped away at the dev between other projects. As of this week, we have completed our site and have officially become certified NationBuilder architects.

What it is

NationBuilder is a community organizing system (COS) that was launched in 2011. It includes a built in content management system, and all the tools you’ll ever need to handle consumer relationship management. As they put it,

“NationBuilder is the world’s first operating system for community. It combines your people database, website, and communication tools like email, text messaging, and social media all into one accessible and affordable software platform. Whether you’re an author, activist, small business owner, or politician, we provide the tools to build a community around whatever it is you were meant to do.”

What it does

NationBuilder has everything you need to run your site out of the box. Some features that might strike your fancy:

  • Extensive social integration with Twitter and Facebook
  • Database of supporters
  • Database of Potential supporters
  • Donor management
  • Volunteer management
  • Ability to email / text supporters directly from NationBuilder
  • Blogging
  • Crowdfunding
  • Calendar / event tools
  • Ticket sales
  • Secure donations
  • Invoicing

NationBuilder also offers a great support team and thorough documentation of their product.

Where we come in

Pow Interactive is now an official partner of NationBuilder. As experts in data visualization, information architecture, and brand and visual design, we pride ourselves on the ability to produce great design that has impact, and inspires change. Our job is to harness the power of NationBuilder’s functionality-rich platform, and bring it to you, the client. With your input, we’ll identify the key messages and target audience of your cause, then design and develop a customized NationBuilder solution that suits your needs, and delivers a great website experience.

How it works

Contact us to get the conversation started. We’ll discuss your objectives and work with NationBuilder to deliver the perfect solution.

View our site and visit NationBuilder for further information.

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