act-sample-bg33

by Torsten Knabe on June 30, 2021

Websites (yes, even public sector websites) need a redesign every two or three years. Even if your website’s appearance and navigation structure isn’t cause for alarm, its accessibility features should …

READ MORE
Topics:WebAccessibility

by Stephanie Casassa on March 04, 2021

When your office decides to design your new website with Fireside, you can trust our web project process. We’ll assemble a team with a project manager, web designer, and developer …

READ MORE
Topics:Web

by Stephanie Casassa on February 18, 2021

Member-specific websites make up the vast majority of our web work, but they aren’t all we do. Issue-specific landing pages and projects for committees and caucuses are integral for clear …

READ MORE
Topics:Web

by Stephanie Casassa on October 13, 2020

A congressional website’s primary purpose is to promote a free exchange of information between a representative and their constituents. The style, clarity, and efficiency of a website strongly affects the …

READ MORE
Topics:Web

by Stephanie Casassa on August 13, 2020

A few months ago, Fireside completed a custom website project with Rep. Abigail Spanberger (VA-07). The project was a huge success, so we thought it would be helpful if we …

READ MORE
Topics:Web

by Stephanie Casassa on July 28, 2020

A congressional website is one of the best ways for a member of Congress to provide constituents with resources and information. Since your site offers many people their first impression …

READ MORE
Topics:Web

by Claudia Reed on October 04, 2019

When people want to contact their member of Congress, obtain assistance, or learn more about their representation in Washington, the member’s website is often the first place they go. If …

READ MORE
Topics:Web

by Nick Consler on October 16, 2018

Myth 1: I can’t switch my constituent relationship management platform until the end of the year because I already signed an annual contract You are not locked into your contract …

READ MORE
Topics:CRMNewsletterWeb

by Michael Lyons on October 15, 2018

At Fireside, the Engineering team is allowed to experiment with tools they find helpful to get work done. In the early teens when we tried writing code on OSX for …

READ MORE
Topics:WebC#

by Nick Consler on September 19, 2018

Staff are the heartbeat of every congressional office. In our previous post about The Ecosystem of Congress, we highlighted how everything that happens in your office and in your district …

READ MORE
Topics:CRMNewsletterWebCongressTelephone Town Hall