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We help charities recruit regular givers and fundraisers, deliver top notch digital training and help them do better digital work.Find out how we do it.


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Nominate the best charity CEO on social media

Today marks the launch of the fifth annual Top 30 Charity CEOs on Social Media awards.

This is the biggest ever year for the awards. A panel of the great and the good will select 30 charity leaders as the ones bringing the most verve, passion and profile to their organisations through their social media presences.

We – that’s us and cofounder Zoe Amar Communications (read Zoe’s piece for the Guardian on the awards) – want shine a spotlight …Read More

Three things we do to support small charities

At Platypus Digital, we’re big believers in the power of small charities.

Few organisations can match the commitment and passion of a small group of people coming together around a common cause.

But that passion doesn’t always translate into being able to afford the service of an outside agency to reach more people and raise more money.

That’s why we do three things to support small charities.

 
Offer free consultancy
In partnership with the Small Charities Coalition, we offer free …Read More

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Why Aren’t Charities Braver on Social Media?

How many Twitter accounts do you follow that make you stop scrolling through your timeline as soon as you see them?
How many of them are charities?
Sometimes it seems non-NGO accounts are getting braver, brasher and bolder in their approach to social media. Politeness be damned – they know why they exist, and they’re calling out bad behaviour when they see it.

Accuse of them anything but being bland. And like it or not, their stance gets …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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