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Brendan has a thing for #digital & #social #change. He blogs and tweets about #charity, #politics, #fitness, #music & #london #life.

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Campaigners! It’s time to grasp the basics of UX.

Campaigners! It’s time to grasp the basics of UX.

I enjoyed attending the Business LaunchPad Awards 2017 recently, held in the Royal Bank of Scotland offices in London. The night was enjoyable, and reminded me why I do what I do. It all boils down to trying to be a positive changemaker. Trying to be a proactive influencer, even if your influence is only...

Charities are going digital to survive

Charities are going digital to survive

On Wednesday 15th March, I met with fellow charity sector professionals from many walks of life. Some were new, some were veterans, some had been at it for a couple of years (like me). All were there to share and learn from each other. One thing became wildly clear from the 8th annual Charity Meetup;...

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The Importance of Projectification

The Importance of Projectification

When I first spoke to my boss about crowdfunding, I was merely spitballing ideas. Perhaps other charity managers will know the conversation well, as it goes on forever, and seemingly in circles. “How can we bring in more money, without spending loads more in the first place?”

I had seen one of my favourite online comics,...

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Hate leads to Anger, Anger leads to a donation ?

Hate leads to Anger, Anger leads to a donation ?

We’ve all looked like that guy. First thing in the morning or on your way to work, you log into your social media account and see someone powerful saying something awful. I bet for some of you, it may even have inspired a donation or two.

In this age where politicians, corporations and even celebrities seem...

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New #Beginnings

New #Beginnings

Welcome!

What were you doing? Googling charity stuff or looking for the football manager? Eitherway, welcome to my blog on social change, digital giving and charity communications.

I’m in the process of building the site at the moment, but I will be releasing regular blog content and a monthly email with guidance on how to use story...

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