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New Event! Design Thinking Workshop, September 2018

Design Thinking Workshop

Digital Charity Lab took a bit of a hiatus from events for the first half of this year, due to my workload with Barnardos and volunteering for Together for Yes. But now our events are back (BACK!) with something very different to kick it all off… What: Interactive workshop in Design Thinking When: Monday 10th […]

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July 24, 2018 | Posted in: News & Training Updates | No Comments


Special Offer for the Charity Lab Community: 20% off tickets to the Ask Direct Fundraising Summer School

Ask Direct have a really generous offer for Digital Charity Lab subscribers – 20% off the ticket price for their Fundraising Summer School conference, which takes place this year on the 12th and 13th of July.  I attended the Summer School last year and found it to be excellent; with world class speakers and a […]

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June 18, 2018 | Posted in: Digital Fundraising | News & Training Updates | No Comments


Online Article of the Month: The short guide for non-techies running digital projects in charities, by John Dunford

There’s a great piece in Third Sector by John Dunford of the Developer Society about the questions that non-techies need to run through when planning a digital project. It’s got really sound and straightforward advice about how you can adapt your usual planning processes to work for a digital project. Read the article on thirdsector.co.uk. […]

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June 15, 2018 | Posted in: Digital Marketing 101 | No Comments


Google Grant Headaches & Help

Google announced their tough new rules for Google Grant accounts back in December, and they’ve recently started cracking down.  I’ve heard from many organisations that their accounts have been disabled, sometimes multiple times.  It’s not always about the new rules – some accounts are being suspended because no-one has logged in for over a month.  […]

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May 23, 2018 | Posted in: Digital Marketing 101 | Online Advertising | No Comments


Take Part in Salesforce.Org’s Non-Profit Digital Marketer Survey

Salesforce.org (the social enterprise wing of Salesforce) are currently running an interesting survey on Non-Profit Digital Marketing. When you fill it out, you’ll get a downloadable Nonprofit Digital Marketer’s Handbook, and see the aggregated survey results. It's nice to share: TwitterLinkedinFacebookemail Related Posts from Digital Charity Lab New 5 Minute Guide – Digital Training for […]

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April 25, 2018 | Posted in: Digital Marketing 101 | No Comments


Online Resource of the Month TWO: ForaChange

April gets two online resources of the month, because they’re both so brilliant. I love the new ForaChange website from Craig Dwyer, which is “a tool for campaigners, activists and nonprofit organisations to design and implement an effective digital strategy for achieving progressive social change.” Full of great resources and a really logical step by […]

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April 15, 2018 | Posted in: Online Campaigning | Social Media Tips | No Comments


Online Resource of the Month: Uplift’s Let’s Talk Repeal

About five years ago, the smart progressive campaigners I know (from communities like the ECF) started talking about the growing fear that we weren’t reaching beyond our own filter bubble. Then stuff started happening that confirmed this (you have may noticed them, such fun developments as ‘Brexit’ and ‘Donald Trump becoming President of the USA’). […]

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April 10, 2018 | Posted in: Online Campaigning | Storytelling | No Comments


A Community Fundraising with Facebook Success Story: Interview with Jill O’Herlihy of Mental Health Ireland

Late last year, Facebook waived the fees on their built-in fundraising function, and started to heavily push the concept of birthday fundraisers to users. Some charities have seen some great results with this new function, including Mental Health Ireland, who have had over 250 people run fundraisers on Facebook for their cause since late last […]

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March 26, 2018 | Posted in: Digital Fundraising | Social Media Tips | 3 Comments


Online Resource of the Month: Digital Storytelling Tools from Hackastory (so nifty!)

I wish I could remember who shared this with me so I can thank them! It’s a roundup of digital storytelling tools from Hackastory, a digital journalism agency.  They’ve divided the tools up by category so you can quickly find things to help you create animations, infographics, videos, maps, audio and much more. There are […]

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March 16, 2018 | Posted in: Blogging & Content Creation | No Comments


Free Ebook on Digital Fundraising – by Adrian O’Flynn

Many of you will know Adrian O’Flynn from our expert workshops on digital fundraising and email; Adrian has recently written a really insightful and useful short ebook about digital fundraising.  Based on the comprehensive and successful tests he’s run as a consultant with charities in Ireland, the UK and the US, it outlines the new […]

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March 12, 2018 | Posted in: Digital Fundraising | No Comments


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