Digital

Essential iPhone Apps

Essential iPhone Apps

Two years ago, I wrote a blog entitled What’s On Your iPhone, reviewing the apps I was using on my iPhone at that time. Most certainly, technology, culture and communication have changed in the past two years, especially since the onset of the COVID era.

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Urgent Note

Is Your Cause Both Urgent and Important?

Today’s digital fundraising ecosystem is filled with great causes, projects, and relief work that is making a real difference. There is no shortage of great works to support. So, how do you get your message out there and heard? A simple rule of thumb that

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Why Isn’t Anyone Opening Your Emails?

How do you get someone to actually open your email? We all know what it’s like. We get hundreds (maybe thousands!) of emails every day. What do we do? Delete. Delete. Delete. As a marketer, your first goal is to get your recipients to OPEN your

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Is Your Website Caveman-Ready?

What’s the caveman test as it applies to your website? Simple. If I put a computer in the hands of a caveman—someone who doesn’t know the first thing about navigating a website—will he answer 3 simple questions? What’s your mission? Why should I give?

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Lost Opportunities: Faith, Giving, and Social Media

By Ron Sellers Grey Matter Research Introduction by Mark Dreistadt For many years I have talked about the value of research over “me-search.” Me-search is an expression of our personal feelings, perceptions, or even historical perspective… and it is often 100% wrong. Research is the systematic investigation of

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Does Your Website Make a Great First Impression?

As the old saying goes, “you never get a second chance to make a great first impression.” Whether you’re donning a new suit for a job interview or making conversation when you meet your significant other’s parents, those first few moments matter. A lot. Can you

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