Platypus shortlisted for three awards this month

We’re really happy to be shortlisted for three awards this month!

Best Small PPC Agency at the UK Search Awards
Best Promotion at the Drum Agency Business Awards
Best Agency for Corporate Purpose, also at the Drum Agency Business Awards

We’re particularly proud of that last one. We like to think our agency values align us more closely with charities than other agencies, and we’re really proud of them.

We’re also excited that our work as a Google Ads agency …Read More

4 reasons the Social CEOs awards are unique

This week, in partnership with Zoe Amar, we held the sixth Top 30 Charity CEOs on Social Media awards in association with JustGiving. You can find out all about the awards by following that link.

Overall winner Kate Collins, and double winner Helen Stokes-Lampard

A few things struck me about the evening and the awards in general that I wanted to share.
1. People follow people
When we started the awards, we wanted to show how individuals are …Read More

Launching Social CEOs 2018

Today marks the launch of the sixth yes sixth annual Top 30 Charity CEOs on Social Media awards, and we’re proud to be co-founders and organisers once again.

We (not the royal we – I’m talking about us and Social CEOs cofounder Zoe Amar) – do these awards every year because we think the best heroes are people, not organisations.

This is the biggest ever year for the awards. GDPR has changed charities’ relationships with their supporters. …Read More

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

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