21 February – making the most of online giving, paying celebrities and e-newletters to learn from

Bringing together charity communication news, stories and blog posts from the past week:

Five ways to make the most of online giving
Third Sector

How to spend 10 minutes a day on Twitter
Mashable

Paying celebrities – where do charities draw the line?
Third Sector

Three non-profit e-newsletters to learn from
Nonprofit Tech for Good

How to understand web users’ needs
KnowHow NonProfit

Twestival to end after five years
Civil Society

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14 February – controversial campaigns, collecting case studies and charity brands spreading good news

Bringing together charity communication news, stories and blog posts from the past week:

Do campaigns need to be controversial to work?
Third Sector

Case studies and stories : training notes
Charity Comms

Could NekNominate be the start of improving charity communications?
nfpSynergy

Charity brands are spreading good news
Civil Society

How to understand web users’ needs
Non Profit Know How

How to partner and collaborate with other sectors
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Anthony Nolan agrees editorial partnership with Trinity Mirror
Third Sector

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7 February – why Twitter is a charity’s best friend. six ways to use Instagram for fundraising and charity apps go head to head

Bringing together charity communication news, stories and blog posts from the past week:

Why Twitter is a charity’s best friend
Third Sector

Cancer Research unveils digital ‘do’ button
Third Sector

6 ways nonprofits can use Instagram for fundraising
Nonprofit Tech for Good

Your charity needs to change the way you use Facebook
Ross McCulloch

Social media and the future of fundraising
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Charity apps head to head
Civil Society

What will be the social media trends of 2014
Charity Comms

Focus on LinkedIn
Third Sector

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30 January – the essential media toolkit, curating videos on YouTube and social media 10 years on

Bringing together charity communication news, stories and blog posts from the past week:

The essential media toolkit
Charity Comms

10 years on: what role will social media play?
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Engaging a diverse audience through your content strategy
Charity Comms

How to curate non profit videos on YouTube
Non Profit Tech for Good

Top 10 blogs of 2013
nfpSynergy

What does it take to enter the Charity Awards?
Civil Society

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26 January – building relationships with TV companies, starting a blogger outreach programme and the charity brand index

Bringing together charity communication news, stories and blog posts from the past week:

Building better relationships between charities and TV production companies
Third Sector

What to consider before starting a blogger outreach programme
Charity Comms

Top tips: how to make a blog work for your charity
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Macmillan tops charity brand index
Civil Society

How social media can change the face of fundraising
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

LinkedIn launches volunteer marketplace for non profits
NonProfit Tech for Good

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17 January – top comms stories of 2013, new brands for a new year and must-see social media infographics

Bringing together charity communication news, stories and blog posts from the past week:

The bloggers favourite campaigns of 2013
Civil Society

Top 10 charity comms stories of 2013
Charity Comms

Cancer Research to recruit ‘Wikipedian in residence’
Civil Society

19 must-see social media infographics for non profits
Non Profit Tech for Good

New year, new challenger brands
The Good Agency

The complete guide to LinkedIn etiquette
Mashable

Oxfam embraces the Crowd
Charity Comms

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9 January – creating a great comms team, organising live discussions and top social media stories of 2013

Happy new year! Here’s a round up of recent charity communication news, stories and blog posts:

What are your predictions for how charities tell stories in 2014?
Third Sector

5 qualities needed to turn a good comms team into a great one
Charity Comms

Focus: on Facebook
Third Sector

Voluntary leaders: new resolutions for 2014
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

The top 5 charity social media stories of 2013
Civil Society

How to organise a live discussion
KnowHow NonProfit

The Why’s you need to answer
The Good Agency

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