Our 5 favourite charity Pinterest boards

If you love images, you’ll love Pinterest . It’s really easy to use and is full of creative and imaginative suggestions for your charity or nonprofit ~ it also can easily end up being a big driver of traffic to your site if you are posting the right sort of things and can be a really useful channel for raising awarenes of your cause or campaign. Here are 5 brilliant examples of charities using pinterest really well - grab some inspiration and...

Should charities focus more on stealing market share from the corporate sector?

Have you ever wondered whether charities are too focused on competing with each other? Have you ever found it difficult to differentiate one charity from another?

Charity campaign examples & Ideas: get attention and promote your cause

Running a good charity campaign take creativity. This post provides practical ideas and inspiration for your next charity campaign. Get more funders and build a more effective campaign today!

Website hosting for charities - a beginner's guide

The purpose of this article is to help those who are relatively new to websites and hosting to get their heads round the topic. We build a lot of websites for charities but the material here should be applicable to any website project.

The basics of hosting your charity website – a dummy’s guide

Simply put, the World Wide Web is a vast collection of computers connected to each other. A set of protocols allow people to access the information stored on these computers...

Creating an integrated communication strategy

Need to create an integrated communications strategy or plan? This post will help and includes a free template.

How to get more quality followers on Twitter

Twitter has to be a central part of almost every charity's strategy for social media engagement. It has a MASSIVE user base, it's easy to use and it can be a very cost-effective method of promotion.

7 ways to prepare for a charity rebrand

The process of rebranding your charity can be a complex and a daunting one. In this post, I share some tips on how to prepare for a rebrand. These will help you maximise your charity's internal capabilities and get the most from an outside branding agency.

For a deeper dive have a read of our in-depth guide to creating or refreshing your charity brand .​

1. Need a charity rebrand? Don’t rush

You want your new charity brand to...

Charities: 10 quick ways to improve your website design and structure

1. Website polls

It is good to encourage users to engage and interact with your charity. Polls are a very low commitment way of encouraging engagement through your website. Website polls are anonymous but allow your users to express an opinion about an issue that is relevant to them. This also gives the impression that you listen, which is never a bad idea.

Colourful charity websites

There’s so much choice now when it comes to colour on the web. There were days when you had just 256 to choose from, blue was blue and green was green. Now countless tints, shades and combinations can make for a more uniquely defined identity but greater choice rarely makes for easy decisions.