Friday, 31 August 2012

Guardian VolSec Network

I recently started following Guardian Voluntary on twitter: @GdnVoluntary

Shortly afterwards, I received a direct message saying: "Thanks for following. Don't worry we won't spam you - but if you'd like to become a member of our network click here."

Intrigued, I followed the link. 

You can sign up to The Guardian's Voluntary Sector Network for free, just follow that link.

It's a sophisticated sharing centre for jobs, events, news and information regarding the Voluntary Sector.

I haven't had a great amount of time to explore yet, but I thought I'd pass it on. If you're an organisation, individual or even a business with ties to the VolSec, you might find it interesting.

If you join up, let me know what you think by leaving a comment on this post.

Thursday, 30 August 2012

Latest Social Media Statistics

Some interesting and thought-provoking information.

Is your organisation making the most of Social Media?

If not, check out these easy KnowHow NonProfit guides to Social Media.

Tuesday, 28 August 2012

Britain's Top 1,000 Charities

Really interesting article from The Guardian's DataBlog:

The death of Claire Squires in the London marathon - and subsequent influx of donations to the Samaritans - have drawn attention to the size of Britain's charities

The money is a huge boost to the Samaritans, who raised £6.7m in the latest year available, 2010 - according to this data from the Charities Aid Foundation (CAF).

Top five. To see full data, follow the article link above.