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We've just found out that our domain host will no longer offer hosting services from the end of May (😖), so I need to find a new one asap. Does anyone have any recommendations, which web domain host...
Hazel Munn
Hello Our charity has a subscription to Hubspot but we're not getting the best value out of it because the (small) team don't know how to use it effectively, and none of us has a chunk of time to lea...
Fiona McAuslan
Hello, has anyone created any audio ads or tried podcast advertising? Do you have an idea of how much would that cost We are thinking to either create a 60 second audio or give a script for the host...
Hamza Hassan
Hi all, I was wondering if anyone had suggestions for marketing grants/free advertising available to nonprofits? I know that there have been threads about this before, but they all look to be quite o...
Rosa Balliro
Where do you take images for blog or charity website? I need high quality pictures - does anyone have any suggestions?
john smith
Hi We are in the process of building a new Drupal based website for our global membership charity and deliberating on what cookie consent manager to go with?  Does anybody have any recommendations? W...
Debs Waller
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: I'm interested in finding out if anyone is using SMS for their legacy audience, and if so how? E.g. reminders to cont...
Ocean King
Hi folks,  I work for a great charity that delivers programmes in schools. One of my biggest headaches has been getting schools interested and responding, which got me thinking about what a better wa...
Cedric Fromageot
I am going to order 1000 wristbands for our charity. Any recommendations for suppliers worth trying would be very welcome. I've started with  https://thewristbandcompany.co.uk/  from a first pass on...
Evan Grant
Hi - we're looking for a freelance marketing person who is experienced at developing public awareness campaigns - for a under-represented, but common (top 10 in UK) cancer.  Any recommendations or su...
Jeannie Rigby
Does anyone know if it's possible to generate a simple URL for people to access your charity's page on the charity commission register? I usually just hyperlink the page from the 'charity search' fun...
Caroline Walker
This question is from a member of our community that wishes to remain anonymous: We had 2FA set up on one phone and it was lost which meant that we lost the 2FA account. Now we're locked out of the...
Ocean King
I wonder if any of you lovely people could help me with some practical examples of KPIs for a health awareness/information campaign. I'm really stumped.  The campaign is about awareness/avoiding risk...
Thomas B
Hi all, Im looking to source some training on the intricacies of PECR. Can anyone recommend a good trainer for this please?
Carolyn Clarke
Hi there.  What promotional marketing materials have you found to be the best value for money? I was thinking of trolley coins.What are your thoughts on this?
Elizabeth Laing
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Is anyone aware of any good training courses for charities on marketing your services to paid customers - especially those in the public sector (NHS, LAs)?
Eleanor McMahon
Hi, Does anyone have any advice on which of the website builders (e.g. Wix, SquareSpace, etc) are best for a charity just starting off? We want to get it up and running as soon as possible, and will...
Karen Pluess
Hi Looking to see if anyone can point me in the direction of a website designer that specialises in small community organisation. I have a very limited budget (free would be utterly amazing) for this...
Lainy Bedingfeild
We're a small charity and I'm writing our first ever marketing and comms strategy. The aim is to have a one-pager high-level document, perhaps with a more detailed accompanying document.  Would anyon...
Farrah Morde
Hi there!  I've recently started as the Design and Communications Lead for a charity. I've been tasked with finding a printing company who will print marketing materials, and will give us VAT excepti...
Lisa Hocking
Curious to see and learn from others about how they're using AI to help their charity Some cool use cases I've seen in the sector:  Using ChatGPT's data analysis tool to calculate donor LTV per regi...
James Shamsi
I recently stepped into the charity sector, working in MarComms. It's my first time, and I'm the sole member of my MarComms department. Needless to say, it's been a bit of a learning curve! I could r...
Maya Taylor
Hi Does anyone else use Moodle? We have a Moodle online learning platform for our programmes and are looking for a new host/support company. Any recommendations welcome. Thanks!
Helen Tarry
Has anyone encountered offers of Google Ad Grant management as an add-on service from companies who don't specialise in charity PPC campaigns? This month, two separate charities approached me for a f...
Vevina Quigley
Afternoon everyone 🌞 You might have noticed that starting from September, Eventbrite will introduce a charge for events with over 25 attendees.  As a user of this platform, this isn't the best news,...
Ocean King
Hi, looking for fellow E-commerce/online managers to bounce some ideas questions off please. Eg selling on Vinted.
Leanne Young
Dear all Good morning all and happy new week. I hope you all are doing fine, I just wanted to find out if anyone can recommend someone that does business launch organiser? Have a nice day and look fo...
Molomo Agboko Oso
We know our current messaging is not hitting the intended audience-in order to convince the board we need to change, I have looked into audience research-but its so costly!  Its vitally important tho...
Joe Bailey
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