Social Charity Spy: Charities and #BlackFriday

Social Charity Spy: Charities and #BlackFriday

27 Nov 2015

This week Spy looks at how charities have engaged with #BlackFriday and how Plan UK worked with a dating app.


Social Charity Spy: Charities and #BlackFriday

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Charity Technology Conference roundup: less about technology, more about people

Kirsty Weakley rounds up the learning from the Charity Technology Conference, and finds it was less about new gadgets or apps, and more about the people whose lives they change.

Coffee Morning

A session at last week’s Charity Technology Conference about why Macmillan embraced analytics reminded Fran Swaine just how powerful data can be for charities.

Top tweets from the Charity Technology Conference 2015

The tenth annual Charity Technology Conference took place yesterday, organised by Civil Society Media. There was a host of insightful, informative and witty commentary on Twitter throughout the day.

Social Charity Spy: Royal British Legion and Unicef leverage celebrity support

This week Social Charity Spy looks at what the Royal British Legion did on social media for Armistice Day, and Unicef's emotional new film.

Social Charity Spy: How CALM is making a noise on social media

This week we how at how a powerful social campaign from CALM is getting people talking about male suicide and Battersea Dogs and Cats Home's latest video makes people remember the benefits pets bring to their lives.

Ivan Wainewright

Ivan Wainewright says that a successful database implementation is about much more than choosing a great customer-relationship management system.

 How the Information Commissioner moved the goalposts on charities

Five years ago the ICO published guidance five years on charities and the Telephone Preference Service, but recently it changed its mind. David Ainsworth tracks the progress of data protection rules for fundraisers.

Social Charity Spy: Diabetes UK #DressDiabolical for Halloween and Cats Protection do #BlackCatDay

This week we look at a Halloween campaign from Diabetes UK, how cats have taken over Twitter, and The Stroke Association’s campaign for #NationalStrokeDay.

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