the first annual revel awards


Recently, Revel took some time to celebrate and acknowledge a few of our Revelers who have gone above and beyond. We took a walk down to the Frauenthal Center for Performing Arts, and our gracious partners hosted the first annual Revel Awards, complete with custom prizes and Whistlepunk Pizza. It was a night – er, afternoon – to remember. 

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how to (non)profit from marketing


As noble as your nonprofit’s mission is, it won’t be successful if nobody knows about it. Promoting a nonprofit can be a major challenge, one that is completely different from conventional marketing. It’s important to focus on the right things in order to be successful. [Read more…]

6 tips to make your labor day perfect

Free Happy Labor Day Clip Art Graphics

Well, it’s here. Labor Day, the sad weekend that many mark as the last hurrah of summer. While the weather might stay nice into September, it still feels like the fun is over. You won’t have another long weekend until Thanksgiving, and that’s why you need to go out in style.

Here are 6 tips to having the best Labor Day ever.  [Read more…]

care about your content (video)


Marketing is all about communicating. Communicating is all about having a message. Getting your message to your audience drives sales. Sales is the reason you do marketing. And we’ve come full circle.

So why do so many people forget about content? [Read more…]

choosing the right social media network


You’ve got a business, and you want to share it with the world. You don’t have the budget to run billboards and TV commercials. Your website is great, but it’s just a baseline requirement. You need to get people seeing you. Your next step? Social media. [Read more…]

bacon: the greatest thing in the world (video).


The salty, savory, succulent gift from the food gods, the tastiest treat to ever come from an animal, and the greasy little slice of decadence, affectionately referred to as “meat candy.” This beloved meat treat finds its way into salads, omelets, burgers, soups, and even ice cream. It’s served – nay, demanded – for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It’s a key component of dozens of favorite dishes and a welcome addition to many, many others. It’s the only food known to mankind that you can add to any dish and instantly make it better.

There’s only one food worthy of such power – the almighty bacon. [Read more…]

you should slack a bit more



Many of us are members of the instant message generation. From the early days of the almighty AIM (which amazingly still exists), to texting, on through to Facebook messenger, and all of the other available apps we use to communicate by way of typing (instead of speaking); plenty of people have grown accustomed to web-based chatting.

For many of us working office-type jobs, we even use this type of communication to stay connected to our coworkers – and it’s awesome. Until recently, Skype was the chat program of choice, but we’re on to better things these days, and that better thing is Slack. [Read more…]