When it comes to writing for your charity, doing it yourself isn’t always best. In this blog, we’ll explore how an external perspective can help you - and what you can do if that’s not an option. Working within charities, there’s always the pressure of making the most of your time, and donations from your … Continue reading Why having an external perspective helps your writing – and your charity
If you work for a medical research charity, when you’re writing about medical research, you’re probably fundraising. This blog explains why I think that and, what it means for your work. Who is this for? What do we want them to do? And why? These are the three key questions you should be asking when … Continue reading Why most of your comms work is really fundraising
In this blog, we’ll look at a few examples of medical research charity impact reports. We’ll also look at why a charity should have an impact report. Plus a few tips on how to write an impact report. Charities always need to show the impact of their work – primarily to show supporters how their … Continue reading Best impact reports from medical research charities
Is your charity’s blog struggling to get the number of views you’d like? Here I’ll share some advice on how to help you get more people to read your charity's blogs. You’ve written a great blog post for your charity. You share it with the world (or ask your digital team to do that). Then … Continue reading How to get more people to read your charity’s blogs
In this blog, we’ll be looking at the pros and cons for charities of outsourcing work versus doing it yourself. Outsourcing work to external freelancers or agencies is an important decision for any charity. It can take time and can be a significant investment, so it’s important to get that decision right. I’m a freelance … Continue reading Outsource vs DIY – what’s best for your charity?