5 Mistakes to avoid on social media (particularly right now)

You don’t need me to tell you there’s a lot going on right now. If looking after the social media channels for your organisation is just one of your many jobs, it’s easy for it to slip down the to-do list. But right now, with all that’s going on, social media is more important than…

5 Websites to consider including in your digital strategy

When building a digital strategy, there are a few basics to get right. Starting with your website is step one, followed by a solid social media strategy. Once you’ve ticked those off the list and everything’s running smoothly, why not experiment with some channels you may not have considered before? Some don’t take much work…

How to get your work colleagues interested in social media

It can be hard when you’re the sole person responsible for digital marketing in your charity/organisation, especially when everyone around you either doesn’t get it or isn’t interested. The lack of support can be detrimental, not only to your work but to your mental health.

5 different ways to use Twitter moments

I love Twitter moments. The ability to create your own curated story of tweets to share, or read other curated stories is a great feature on Twitter that I personally think doesn’t get enough attention. If you’ve not used Twitter Moments before, check out Twitter’s own guide on how to create them.  Once you know…

The best and worst of Twitter’s desktop redesign

Change isn’t always easy or appreciated, especially when it comes to the layout of your favourite social network. You’ve got things how you like it, you know where everything is and then they go and move everything around! It can be frustrating, especially for those that work in the social media world who have to…

Viral videos, memes and more: How to engage in the internet as a charity

One of the best ways for charities to increase their engagement (and therefore increase people visiting their site) is to engage with what’s popular online. That could be a viral challenge, a meme or just a topic everyone is talking about. During these moments online, some of the best responses come from charities and it…

5 Digital marketing mistakes to avoid for charities and small businesses

It’s easy to make mistakes in digital marketing, especially if it’s not something you’ve done before. There are some simple things you can do to avoid the biggest mistakes though, the first of which is to keep reading. I’ve picked out five of the biggest digital marketing mistakes so you can avoid them yourself.  Doing…

5 ways your small business can join the conversation online

Sometimes it’s easy to forget the ‘social’ side to social media. Many businesses and organisations just use social media to broadcast information and nothing else. To really get the benefits of social media, creating conversation and joining the conversation is a really big part of a successful strategy. If you’re not sure where to start,…