Author: Kirsty Marrins

Passionate about using digital channels to communicate with and for charities, Kirsty is a freelance digital communications specialist and accredited trainer. A regular blogger for Third Sector and other sector publications, she is always keen to share her experiences and knowledge with others and help them achieve their goals. She has helped hundreds of charity staff hone their social media and digital marketing skills over the years and understand the importance of good content. She is a trustee of the Small Charities Coalition and in 2016 won a CharityComms Inspiring Communicator Award.


7 free and discounted marketing tools for charities

Do you hear people at other charities talking about cool new digital marketing tools and turn into the green-eyed monster…


Top tips to become JustGiving’s Christmas Campaign 2015

Last week we launched our 12 Campaigns of Christmas competition where one charity will ultimately be crowned JustGiving’s Christmas Campaign…


Interview with #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving at the start of the festive season.  It’s a day for people around…


Become JustGiving’s 2015 Christmas Campaign

Launch a Christmas Campaign for a chance to win £1,000! With Christmas just around the corner, we’d love to give…


Five Christmas Campaigns on JustGiving

It may not even be October, but charities are already planning and even launching their Christmas Campaigns. If you’ve not…


Three unusual Campaigns on JustGiving

Last week we shared five refugee Campaigns on JustGiving, which shows how a Campaign can be set up in minutes…


The Social CEO Awards nominations are now open

The Social CEO Awards, set up by Zoe Amar and Matt Collins, recognises the Top 30 Charity CEOs on social…


Five refugee crisis Campaigns on JustGiving

The refugee situation in Calais and Greece has reached crisis point. Frustrated with Government inaction and negative coverage in the…


Announcing the Charity of the Year finalists

The votes are in and the public have spoken. We now have our three Charity of the Year finalists for this…


How charities can use Facebook’s Donate Now button

Facebook has rolled out an exciting new ‘call-to-action’ button for charities and non-profits that can be used on your Facebook page…


Free Little Book of Campaign Inspiration

Since we launched our Campaigns tool for charities back in April, we’ve seen hundreds of charities set up Campaigns to harness…


Key ingredients for a successful fundraising campaign

We asked top fundraisers to share their tips on making a fundraising campaign successful. Here’s what they said: 1. Know…