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A few words from the apes, monkeys, and various primates that make up the Cheeky Monkey Super Squad.

Wed, 05/25/2016 - 20:23 /
I must admit, I am not very good with new year's resolutions. The first problem is actually deciding on one that doesn’t involve a fitness related goal. Second problem is actually sticking to it for more than 3 weeks. This is probably true for you… Read more
Tue, 05/17/2016 - 17:36 /
Ever wish you could travel back through time? Maybe there are things you would have done differently. Or, maybe you just want to see what things used to look like. Well, as nice as that would be, it’s just not possible… yet. Just because we haven't… Read more
Mon, 05/02/2016 - 19:54 /
Hi. It’s Spela from Cheeky Monkey Media. I’m the new marketer on staff. Last week I sat down with Rick Bjarnason the CEO and Gene Bernier the CTO at Cheeky Monkey Media. We recently completed a website redesign on Drupal 8 — the newest version of… Read more
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 17:04 /
Yesterday morning, I met with our Creative Director Chris Arlidge. Chris has worked with Cheeky Monkey Media since Rick and Gene started the company in 2008. He’s been part of the troop in an official capacity since 2013. Multiple international… Read more
Thu, 04/28/2016 - 16:10 /
Last year, Cheeky Monkey Media went to the 2015 North American DrupalCon in Los Angeles and didn’t tell anyone that we did the branding and design for the event. Doh! We didn’t want to make the same mistake this year - it just doesn’t fit with our… Read more
Mon, 03/21/2016 - 21:45 /
This year, Cheeky Monkey Media is attending the Nonprofit Technology Conference for the first time.  The troop got so excited about the upcoming trip last week, that we decided to film a video introducing ourselves. Meet our sales and marketing… Read more
Mon, 03/21/2016 - 18:55 /
Over the last few weeks, I've looked at how you can use your website to bring in more volunteers and donors. Why An Unhealthy Website Means Less Funding And Wasted Resources Solve Your Nonprofit’s Top 3 Challenges By Sprucing Up Your Website… Read more
Fri, 03/18/2016 - 17:41 /
In part 1 of this post, I discussed the difference between User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX). I hope I didn’t scare you off when I stated: “...people throw the phrase UX around like it’s something simple, like all you have to do is fix… Read more
Wed, 03/16/2016 - 20:14 /
On March 11th, 2016, Cal Bialik wrote an article titled “San Jose Is The Most Forgettable Major American City.” That said, San Jose is actually pretty cool, even if the Major League Baseball team GIANTS never did get their stadium. In fact, if you’… Read more
Mon, 03/14/2016 - 20:18 /
A quick google search and a few conversations with non-profit employees suggests that as a member of a nonprofit, you would probably like to: Attract potential donors and convert them to actual donors. Optimize your time so that the your tasks… Read more
Thu, 03/10/2016 - 17:27 /
Yes, we are website development company. And yes, we are about to shamelessly promote what we do. But, before you sigh deeply and click away, hear us out. We aren’t the only ones who think that your website can be one of your best resources: In a… Read more
Tue, 03/08/2016 - 23:51 /
In “Day in the Life of a Non-Profit Executive Director” Ray Deck shares his day working at Skookum Kids. His day starts at 3:42am and ends at 10:45pm. (By the way, this is Ray’s part time gig!) While Ray’s story is inspiring, it also points to three… Read more
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