Website Legal Requirements for UK Charities: Does Your Site Comply?

19 April 2017

A quick guide to the legal requirements affecting charity websites in the United Kingdom. What to do, where and why.

How to Set Up Views and Goals in Google Analytics

29 March 2017

A quick look at how to configure views and goals in Google Analytics for your new website so you can start measuring what's important. There's more detail if your needs are more advanced.

How to Secure Your Charity Website: Avoid Hacking, Get SSL and Protect Your Data

20 March 2017

A simple explanation of website security and a run down of what tpye of security provion you need on your charity website.

How To Take Payments Through Your Charity Website

27 February 2017

Taking online payments is now a core requirement for most organisations. We look at different types of payments such as donations, event bookings, shops and subscriptions and recommend the right solutions for each.

How To Build a Membership Organisation Website On a Shoestring Budget

16 February 2017

Exploring the common online challenges facing membership organisations and solutions to help automate processes without spending lots of money.

How To Get An Interactive Map On Your Website

6 February 2017

What is an interactive map, when is it useful and how can you easily add one to your website? We explore the pros and cons of various options.

How Much Should You Pay For a Charity / Nonprofit Website?

17 January 2017

It's difficult for charities and nonprofits to know how much to budget for a website because costs can easily range from £0 to £100,000. This post explores the key factors that affect price you pay offer examples of what you should expect to pay.

Shopify review: sell things on your charity website

3 January 2017

If you're looking to simply sell items through your existing charity website then the Shopify ecommerce platform is a great, low cost solution that integrates seamlessly with your existing website.

Free Charity Website Templates: the best tools compared

6 December 2016

Using a website building app to quickly create a simple website is a great option for small charities. This post provides a comparison of the top few website building apps on the market.

The Best Productivity Apps for Charities

21 November 2016

Our pick of some of the best productivity apps for charities to help you save time managing your work and improve your efficiency.

Scrolling with Purpose: And When it Works for Charities

7 November 2016

The ascent of mobile browsing has encouraged a recent trend of relatively long pages and websites. Before following suit and creating a very long page, consider the pros and cons. In this post we will look at when long pages work well and how it can go wrong.

How to create content that achieves your charity website goals

21 October 2016

The most important part of your website is your content. Follow our step by step guide on how to guide your users along journeys that lead to action.

How To Commission a Photo Shoot for your Charity

13 October 2016

In this post Owen combines his experience as a photographer with that of building websites for charities to bring you a wealth of tips for how to commission a photographer and achieve the right sort of images for your website and other promotional material.

Transform Your Website with Content Design

6 October 2016

In this post we will talk about how to make your website pages look great with just a few simple content design tips.

How to Build an eBay Charity Shop Network

29 September 2016

In this post we explore how you can start to generate charity shop funds through eBay without setting up a physical high street presence.

Microsoft Office 365 for Nonprofits review (and how to get it for free)

6 August 2016

Read our review of Microsoft's Office 365 productivity software, find out what it can do for your charity and how to get it for free.

5 Great Social Media Apps for Charities

24 July 2016

One of the ways to power up your social media activity is to integrate with apps that help automate common tasks. Lots of these apps (mostly free!) intergrate well with Twitter, and not only serve to make the lives of charity professionals easier, but increase their impact and influence.

Annual Reports: From Checkbox to Marketing Tool

14 July 2016

This post aims to show how the time you have to spend on annual reporting can be utilised to create impact for your charity. Perhaps it’s time to look at how your charity can turn this annual task into marketing opportunity!

6 Fundraising Widgets To Improve Your Charity Website

2 June 2016

Many popular web services offer fundraising widgets to integrate with your charity website, so you can engage visitors without having to build custom functionality yourself. In this post we take a closer look at the best widgets to integrate with your charity website to help streamline your online presence and improve your fundraising prospects.

How Telling Your Charity's Story Can Strengthen Engagement With Your Website

24 May 2016

When we sit down with a client to discuss a new project, one of the key things we listen out for and integrate into the design and development of their website and digital strategy is their organisational story. This post contains 5 tips on how charities can integrate stories into their websites - with real world examples of this being put into practice.