Case Study Interviews 101

Great interviews and case studies bring your stories to life. But how do you get the best studies out there? Where do you begin? How do you get the best, juiciest bits from people, whilst respecting their privacy? Rosie and I share some insights from our experiences of interviewing for Third Sector case studies. Rosie’s been working in Third Sector Communications for the past 10 years, with varied roles including Head of Communications for... Read More

Five fundraising tools for mobile

Special guest blog post from Robert McAllen, Blackbaud Europe. Rob will be hosting a workshop on mobile giving at our upcoming Social Media for Social Good conference (26th April 2012). Conference tickets are now sold out but we’ll be releasing free tickets for #BeGoodBeSocial Glasgow (17th May 2012) this week. There are many ways to fundraise via a mobile phone and more and more we are turning to a system that is easily accessible as well... Read More

Blackbaud goes mobile

  We’re delighted to have Blackbaud Europe back on board as headline sponsors for Be Good Be Social Edinburgh Nov 2011. You’ve probably all heard of Raiser’s Edge but there’s a whole lot more to Blackbaud. As the leading global provider of software and related services designed specifically for not-for-profit organisations, Blackbaud has achieved success by providing innovative technology that includes enabling social networking,... Read More

How to make friends and convince people (to give you their cash)

A little while ago the sounding board group were having a chat about who should be the fourth speaker for the next BGBS event, and amongst a few names, a couple of people mentioned me, which was terribly nice. There’d been a few different ideas for topics, so we put up a poll and asked all you lovely people to vote and tell us what you wanted to hear about… the upshot of which is that I’ll be speaking about fundraising and social media strategy. As... Read More