Our engaging content focuses on ways to attract your potential customers and entice them to learn more and take action. Great content is the cornerstone of successful marketing and is a cost-effective and impactful solution.

Email, when used effectively, is a fantastic tool that continues to put the power in the hands of the recipient (they can opt-out at any time, so it feels "safe").

Email is not dead

Have you given up on email as a mechanism to drive engagements? If so, you might want to rethink that approach. We know it can be frustrating to feel that you aren’t seeing any response to your emails. You feel like you are sending them out and nothing is happening. But it isn’t that email … Continued

Subject Lines – Strike Like a Bolt of Lightning

“I was struck by lightning.” Those were the first words my ex-girlfriend said to me when we ran into each other 20+ years after high school. She definitely had my attention. One. Hundred. Percent. See, that’s the power of a great headline. It hooks you in and leaves you begging for more. The best headlines … Continued

Moving On Up...The Engagement Lifecycle

Moving On Up…The Engagement Lifecycle

Here’s an interesting problem that can occur in the nonprofit space: you have a healthy volunteer list and engagement but not enough volunteer opportunities. Subsequently, you risk having this excited group of supporters losing enthusiasm for your organization. We recently had a great conversation with a nonprofit partner that ran into this snafu. They have … Continued

Why’s The Lock Icon On My Site Open?

Why’s The Lock Icon On My Site Open?

Whenever we are working with a nonprofit or business one of the first things that we look at when we are doing a site audit is whether or not you have an open or closed lock icon by your web address. It might seem trivial but this open or closed lock is a quick and … Continued

Microphone for podcast

So you want to start a podcast

Congratulations! You are embarking on an adventure that is certainly going to take you more time, and net you WAY less revenue than you could have ever expected. But it’s REALLY rewarding in other ways! When I started Relish This back in September 2020, I did so with the encouragement of Dean Jackson, host of … Continued

Finding Nemo: Lessons on Where to Look for What You Want

Remember Finding Nemo? Much like in the movie, Marlin wasn’t going to find his son by staying close to home. He needed to go out to where Nemo was in order to reconnect. Unfortunately for him, he had no idea where he needed to go and had to discover clues along the way. For you … Continued

5 Things Every Website Needs

Websites serve a variety of purposes. From working as a calling card that lets people know more about you and what your organization offers to a full-fledged information resource where you can establish credibility and provide information for people, to a working revenue center where you provide eCommerce and transactional functionality for your audience – … Continued

What's your strategy to create ongoing engagements with donors? Encourage donors to set up a monthly, recurring donation at the onset. Here's why.

Cover Your Acquisition Costs Through Recurring Donations

What’s your strategy to create ongoing engagements with donors? I recently had a great conversation with Tim Sarrantonio from Neon One during which he mentioned that nonprofit research data suggest that it typically costs $1.25 to bring in that first $1 in donations. That means that more work needs to be done to turn that … Continued

Your Organization Is Only As Strong As Its Pillars

I recently did an interview with a nonprofit organization here in Colorado and we discussed how to build solid organizational and stakeholder partnerships. One of the problems they identified was their need to mobilize a LOT of volunteers, supporters, and business partnerships in order to succeed. They have done some outreach but need to figure … Continued

Process for accelerated growth: A site analysis

Recently, we had a client reach out to get some ideas on ways in which they could improve their marketing performance (specifically in relation to their website). Here was my response of recommended activities that are rooted squarely in the Audience Engagement Cycle framework: 80/20 analysis: Let’s find the money. Who are your best clients? … Continued