Who’s Your “Spirit Superhero”?

Comic-Con is taking our town by storm this week and it has us thinking about superpowers. In a world dominated by the big guys, it can be tempting to follow in their footsteps. But there’s no need to live in another’s shadow when you have superpowers of your own! At Intesa, we believe in celebrating […]

San Diego Veterans Coalition

San Diego Veterans Coalition The San Diego Veterans Coalition (SDVC) is the region’s go-to convener of organizations, resources, and governments seeking to serve Veterans and their families. In April 2018, the SDVC Board of Directors engaged Intesa to lead a communications planning workshop in an effort to strategically align their goals, messages, audiences, and infrastructure. […]

Newman named Communicator of the Year by IABC/San Diego

Margie Newman, founder and managing partner of Intesa Communications Group has been named Communicator of the Year (COTY) by the International Association of Business Communicators-San Diego (IABC/SD). The award recognizes a San Diego leader who demonstrates strategic excellence in communications and serves as an example for the community. Margie will give a speech at IABC/SD’s […]

Intesa partner Maddy Kilkenny honored as San Diego’s ‘40 under 40’

SAN DIEGO — Intesa Communications Group partner Maddy Kilkenny today was tapped among the region’s brightest young leaders, as she was named among SDMetro Magazine’s 2017 “40 Under 40.” The annual award honors individuals in San Diego County making notable contributions to their industry and community. The 40 under 40 honoree luncheon was held this […]

Cheers to 5 Years!

On August 9, 2017, Intesa celebrated five years of providing strategic communications and public affairs counsel to clients from San Diego to Washington, D.C. It was a treat to toast and celebrate with Intesa friends, family, and clients. Check the photo highlights of the event, which was catered by Urban Kitchen. Photography by Ashley DuChene.

Newman honored as San Diego’s “40 under 40”

Intesa founding partner Margie Newman has been recognized as one of San Diego’s best and brightest by SDMETRO Magazine, which has named her a recipient of the 2016 40 under 40 award. In San Diego, Ms. Newman has gone from an unknown to ubiquitous in just four years. Since relocating from Washington, D.C. in 2012, she founded Intesa Communications Group, a full-service […]

The Power of A/B Testing — Online and Offline

In the world of outreach and organizing, there has been a growing emphasis on list size. That is to say, the leadership of many organizations has become focused on the total number of followers, e-mail subscribers, web visitors and direct mail recipients they have racked up. Often, success is defined by the ability to grow […]

Three Ideas for Fall

As summer vacations wrap up and your teams and stakeholders return to the office, you’re likely finding yourself with eager leadership, big projects and looming deadlines. While piecing together the who, what and how of the coming months, we’d like to offer the top three most important things you can do for your digital presence. […]

Delight your mobile users

As with many aspects of doing business online, the composition and demographics of your web traffic is constantly changing. Paramount among those changes is the growing segment of web users with who use mobile devices, namely tablets and smartphones, to access your organization’s site. In fact, data from the Pew Research Center indicates that 63% of adult […]