Why social media matters to all of us

This is a guest blog by Ian Mclintock. Ian has held various chair and CEO roles, been a passionate volunteer for 40 years and worked in the sector since 2003.  He regularly blogs and posts on a wide range of charity sector matters, primarily on LinkedIn and Twitter. ...

Why charities need to reclaim social media for good

Here’s our interview with Vinay Nair, CEO and Co-founder of Lightful, about their recent #Reclaimsocial campaign.  Tell us about the #ReclaimSocial media campaign, and why you started it. Our social media feeds are almost entirely filled with negativity...

How will the Presidents Club affect trust in charities?

This is a guest blog by Ian Allsop, who is a freelance writer, editor and commentator on charity sector issues. Amongst other things, he is contributing editor to Charity Finance and editor of the Charity Finance Yearbook “Do you have trust in charities?” Is it...

The secrets of charity tech partnerships

No charity, or any organisation, can afford to go it alone in digital. Building successful partnerships with tech organisations is key. This issue comes up a lot when I talk to charity leaders and it was the topic of our latest Digital Discovery event, our community...

Help us build The 2018 Charity Digital Skills Report

  The pace of change in digital is moving fast, and the charity sector is no exception. But what has really changed in charity digital over the last year, and how does your organisation compare? Following the success of last year’s Charity Digital Skills Report,...
In 2018 digital change will be the new normal

In 2018 digital change will be the new normal

  With tech issues from GDPR to artificial intelligence and the regulation of social media platforms dominating the news agenda daily, 2018 will be a year when we all continue to grapple with the pace of change in digital. In the charity sector, the organisations who...
A winning charity Christmas campaign: WWF’s JustLikeUs

A winning charity Christmas campaign: WWF’s JustLikeUs

In which we interview Nicola Gee, Social Media Manager, and Katie Parsons, ‎Online Acquisitions Manager , both from WWF-UK, about their charity’s JustLikeUs campaign  Can you tell us more about the idea behind JustLikeUs? ‘Just Like Us’ is our 2017 Christmas TV...
Revealed: the winners of the 2017 #SocialCEOs awards

Revealed: the winners of the 2017 #SocialCEOs awards

I am absolutely thrilled to announce the winners of this year’s Social CEOs awards. Here’s all the key trends about the winners in my piece for The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network this morning. Do take a look at our infographic of all this years’...