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The Top 30 Charity CEOs on Social Media 2017

 

Last night, we held the fifth annual Top 30 Charity CEOs on Social Media awards.

 

Zoe Amar and I cofounded the annual awards five years ago. Judges selected 30 charity leaders from over 100 nominated as the ones bringing the most transparency, personality and life to their organisations through their social media presences.

 

We also handed out awards to:

The Best Digital CEO
The Best Digital Leader
The Best Trustee on Social Media
The Best Leader …Read More

6 questions your charity should ask before running a campaign

Your charity is going to want to run a campaign at some point, whether it’s an ongoing effort to recruit more regular givers online, an awareness month or a one week brand campaign.

Be warned though – running a campaign takes lots of effort. So should you bother?

Here are 6 questions to ask to help you decide.

 
 1. Why are we doing it?
This might seem like a crazy obvious question to ask. But it’s worth asking.

Did …Read More

How to apply for the Google Ad Grant

What is the Google Ad Grant?
The Google Ad Grant (commonly known as Google Grants) is a $10,000 monthly in-kind advertising spend for Google AdWords that Google gives to registered charities and nonprofits.

That means charities registered with the scheme can advertise on the Google search results page for free. That in turn generates traffic to the charity’s website.
Who uses it?
Thousands of charities all over the world use the Google Ad Grant.

If you Google anything charity-related, you’ll …Read More


“Working with Platypus has been a pleasure. They completely understood our brief from day one, used their deep understanding of digital marketing to attract new audiences, and shaped content that encouraged more people to access our online support.”

Catherine Allen Head of Marketing March 17, 2016

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