Status of UK Fundraising 2021: new report from Blackbaud

Our colleagues at Blackbaud have launched the new Status of UK Fundraising Report 2021 – the highly anticipated new report…


Crafting stories that inspire action

Gather round – it’s time to talk about copywriting for activism! Writing compelling, motivating, inspirational emails is challenging. There are…


5 digital trends to avoid

If there’s one quality that can determine your charity’s success in 2019, it’s focus. Time and resource are often short…


Four charities based outside London everyone should know

London is the hub of the UK, so it makes sense that lots of charities choose to set up their…


4 resources to help your charity understand where it is at with digital

In digital, as with everything, knowledge is power. Measuring how your digital channels are performing is great, but if you…


The best charity campaigns of 2017 – Part 1

2017 is almost over. How did that happen? Nope, I don’t know either.   Charities put out some awesome campaigns…


The 9 best charity 404 pages

What’s a 404 page? 404 pages are those “Page not found” messages that pop up on websites from time to…


What Facebook’s newsfeed experiment means for charities

Outline of the experiment Facebook recently ran a Newsfeed experiment that should worry social media managers at charities. In most…


Digital fundraisers share inspiring insights at JustGiving

Full disclaimer: I love NFP Tweetup. I’ve been going to this gathering of social media and digitally minded folk in…


Seven essential elements of your challenge events pages

Your challenge events fundraising pages might be the most important pages on your website. Every year, they can bring in…


Thinking of ditching email? Here’s why you shouldn’t

Think email is dead? Think again. Econsultancy’s 2016 email marketing census revealed that companies are getting increasingly confident in email….


Responding to a humanitarian crisis in East Africa

Millions of people in South Sudan, Ethiopia, Somalia and Kenya are at risk of starvation due to the famine in East Africa….