Claire Hazle, head of digital, Marie Curie
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Marie Curie grows visitor time and donor numbers online by a quarter after digital relaunch

22 May 2015 | Kirsty Weakley

Marie Curie set out to improve its use of digital after realising that it was “limiting its future” by neglecting it, and increased online donors and time visitors spent on the site by a quarter, its head of digital said yesterday.

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