12 December – identifying supporters, organising a live online discussion and standing out at Christmas

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

New tool to help charities identify supporter categories
Third Sector

What to consider before starting a thought leadership campaign
CharityComms

Social media: a message for non profits
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

The “why’s” you need to answer
The Good Agency

How to organise a live online discussion
KnowHow NonProfit

How can charities stand out at Christmas?
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

This is our last post for 2013, thanks for following us throughout the year. Have a merry Christmas and see you in 2014!

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4 December – winners of the Charity Awards, working with the media and a guide to Tumblr etiquette

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

Winners of the 2013 Charity Awards
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

8 random but useful social media tips for non profits
Nonprofit tech for good

New ‘how to’ guides for small charities – you choose the content
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Working with the media to change public attitudes
Charity Comms

The problem with social media
Civil Society

The complete guide to Tumblr etiquette
Mashable

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28 November – charity CEOs on social media, dividing up your audience and preparing for attacks on reputation

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

Social media is fine, but what about the human touch?
Third Sector

Five characteristics of the top charity CEOs on social media
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Five things charities need to know about dividing up their audience
NFP Synergy

Charities must prepare for attacks on reputation
Third Sector

How to make social media work for your charity
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Use of direct mail boost multi-channel campaigns
Civil Society

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21 November – charity shock tactics, free digital marketing tools and digital storytelling knowhow

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

Charity shock tactics: do they work?
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Charity communications – print or digital?
Third Sector

Ten free tools every digital marketing officer needs
Charity Comms

FREE online communications webinar
NonProfit Tech for Good

A round-up of our digital storytelling conference
Media Trust

What’s your ask really asking?
Charity Comms

UNICEF is most followed international organisation on Twitter
PR Week

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14 November – get noticed on YouTube, don’t abandon print media and how to create a custom Twitter timeline

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

Don’t change the rules for charity ads
Third Sector

Get set up and noticed on YouTube
Charity Comms

Updates from digital storytelling conference
Media Trust

Don’t abandon print magazines just yet
Third Sector

How charities can use Vine
KnowHow NonProfit

Create a custom timeline on Twitter
Mashable

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6 November – charity ads under scrutiny, reserving a URL for Google+ and how Twitter is still lagging behind Facebook

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

How brand language helps you spread the word
Charity Comms

Charity ads placed under scrutiny by advertising regulator
Civil Society

Awareness and response: Two peas in a pod
The Good Agency

How to reserve a URL for your Google+ page
Nonprofit Tech for Good

Movember: from grassroots to global growth
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

8 ways Twitter still lags behind Facebook
Mashable

Why comedy has a place in global development
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

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29 October – using youth technology, prioritising mobile web and how the media works

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

Are charities using youth technology?
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

Five reasons why charities must prioritise mobile web in 2014
Non Profit Tech for Good

Top tips for engaging volunteers using technology
The Guardian Voluntary Sector Network

How the media works: answering journalist requests for case studies
Charity Comms

Ten blogging tips
Media Trust

Charities slash spending on PR agencies
PR Week

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