10 Speedy Ways to Increase your Following

Numbers aren’t everything. Where the Third Sector is concerned we want quality, not quantity. Still, we need to get connected with people, and there are some pretty straight forward steps we can take to do that. These top ten ways to increase the following for your charity are easy to do and highly effective. Share more ideas in the comments or on Twitter @BeGoodBeSocial. Post great content People won’t read low-quality content. Shape your posts... Read More

Social Media for Social Good: all-day event – Glasgow – 26th April 2012

Be Good Be Social as you know it returns on 17th May 2012 6-9pm at Big Lottery Scotland HQ in Glasgow. We’ve got three great speakers lined up and, for the first time, a panel Q&A session. We’ve always taken on board feedback from Be Good Be Social attendees – we crowdsource all the speakers and we ask your opinions on how we should structure the evening.  We had tons of feedback asking for more practical hands-on social media... Read More

Communicating in a big society – Rob Dyson guest post

Being a charity is tough right now. If the effects of stautory cuts weren’t enough, we’re criticised by some quarters for being over-reliant on a Government spoon in the first place; you deserve it, you’re a hidden tax, you’re a pawn and a fraud they say. We sometimes hear that charity workers shouldn’t take a decent salary home, and that volunteers should (and, erm, can) perform all of the specialist roles that non-profits... Read More