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.


How charities can use the new live video feature for Twitter

Periscope is a new live video streaming app for Twitter (currently only available on iOS), which allows viewers to explore the…


Fundraisers share the campaign they wish they’d thought of

The sector is full of successful and inspiring fundraising campaigns. In fact, SOFII (The Showcase of Fundraising Innovation and Inspiration)…


Fill your event places with our free toolkit

Have you got ambitious event fundraising targets to meet? We can help! Whether you’re running your own event or have…


Top tips for using paid social media

It’s no surprise that organic reach on social media is on the decline but without a big budget, how can…


Six free tools that make content design easy

We all know we shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, but images count when it comes to your marketing…


2014 at JustGiving: a look back

For our final blog post of 2014, we thought we’d look back and reflect on the year that’s been. This…


Are we the most committed? Vote now

We are thrilled to be nominated in a number of categories in the Institute of Fundraising’s Partners in Fundraising Awards,…


Fundraising on social media on a shoestring

Whether you’re looking to increase donations or recruit supporters to participate in fundraising challenges, social media is among the most…


Getting cut-through at Christmas – three top tips

Our data shows that people give more in the week before Christmas than any other time of the year. So…


Five experts share five tips for #GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday takes place on 2nd December 2014 and is a global day of giving. The idea behind #GivingTuesday is to…


Announcing the 2014 JustGiving Award winners

This year’s JustGiving Awards, in association with Paypal, took place yesterday evening at London’s BFI Southbank. The JustGiving Awards celebrate…


Get the Care button for your website

Since its launch on Charity profiles in July, we’ve seen over 50,000 people click Care on JustGiving and show their…