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Podcast: Joe Roberson of Innovation Labs
Who is Joe Roberson? Hi, I’m Joe. I help charities and social enterprises to fund, build and deliver trusted, user centred and digitally savvy services and products. I have 12 years experience of working in the voluntary and private sectors, including eight years as an advocate and participation worker and manager, and five years working [...]
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Top 5 charity Twitter campaigns
Social media can prove to be an invaluable tool for charities and not-for-profits, thanks to the vast network of potential supporters these organisations can gain access to. Twitter is a particularly powerful tool, and garnering people power and creating the next #nomakeupselfie is, ultimately, the dream for many charities. However, it’s not just viral phenomena [...]
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Top 5 charity apps
We all like to think we’re charitable people, but many of us find excuses not to give to our favourite causes, often simply because we think we don’t have the time. Smartphone apps offer quick and easy ways to donate to charity – some of them don’t even require dipping into our own pockets. Take [...]
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How can your charity get the most out of Gift Aid?
Gift Aid is a term that is circulated freely especially within charity circles, but are those charities actually getting optimum benefit from its maximum potential? Research shows that most not-for-profits are not getting the most out of the scheme. Let’s take the example of a humble charity shop – endeavouring to raise as much income [...]
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Virgin Money Giving
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Virgin Money Giving reaches £300 million in total donations
Since being set-up in 2009, Virgin Money Giving has become one of the main ways through which fundraisers have been able to earn money for their appeals. Despite only being around for a relatively short amount of time, the service has just announced that they have passed the £300 million mark for donations received through [...]
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Fundraising Camp
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Podcast: Howard Lake from UK Fundraising
What is UK Fundraising? Set up 1994 as a reaction to the fact that there was no-one else around allowing the free-sharing of information for those in the charity sector Created as a way of allowing fundraisers to share their knowledge and get information from others Now one of the main resources for those working [...]
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Podcast: Damian Simor from GiveToView
What is GiveToView? A new way of raising money through using videos By uploading a video to GiveToView.com and sharing it among your friends, you can get donations for the charity of your choice Videos stop at a point designated by you, with the view having to give in order to see the remaining footage Popular videos [...]
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5 top tips to maximise your charity’s online presence
Is your charity struggling to be heard above all of the noise on the web? Don't worry - it's a common problem for organisations of all sizes, and there are some simple tips that should enable you to be seen by people who are interested in your cause. Whether you're a small operation or have [...]
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Fabrily
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Interview with Kate Shoaf from Fabrily
What is Fabrily? A new crowd funding platform Allows users to create custom apparel to consumers with no upfront costs Funds raised go straight to the campaigner Clients already include Ocean Preservation Society, Amy Poehler's Smart Girls and Bat Conservation Trust Who is Kate Shoaf? Community Marketing Manager and Campaign Team Manager at Fabrily Creates [...]
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Google trends
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With more people looking to donate than ever before, is your charity making the most of its online presence?
It's a given that the internet has fundamentally changed the ways in which charities operate - but the full extent of the shift towards the web has never really been fully understood. As an increasing amount of people migrate towards doing all of their personal business online, is your charity or organisation making the most [...]
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