1. How to run a successful crowdfunding campaign - @LondonKirsty charitycomms.org.uk After finishing in a respectable second place last year, @LondonKirsty’s only gone and done it. She shared her top tips to successfully reach your crowdfunding goal. 2. Five steps to run a promoted tweet campaign - @medavep charitycomms.org.uk Dignity in Dying used promoted tweets to engage thousands of people with their cause. This is an excellent guide to get you started. 3. How to write a charity marketing strategy - @zoeamar charitycomms.org.uk A great marketing strategy will help your charity reach more people and generate more income. Without one, you could end up wasting a lot of money and time. 4. The five qualities needed to transform a good comms team into a great one - @Randall_Fox charitycomms.org.uk Success in comms is often about simple winning formulas and good working relationships. Attitude, outlook and culture are key ingredients to the best teams. 5. Building an internal communications function at ActionAid - @BrowningYork charitycomms.org.uk An interview with director of people, performance and accountability, Judith Davey, about the difference investing in internal comms has made. 6. The essential media toolkit - @roughhouse01 charitycomms.org.uk If a journalist wants to run a story on your organisation, making sure you’re prepared will ensure you don’t miss out on vital coverage. 7. Managing out of hours social media - @coxness charitycomms.org.uk Twitter storms don’t stick to office hours so how can you make sure you’re prepared to deal with one? 8. We can make you feel good – moving to the charity sector - @t_worley charitycomms.org.uk Our very own, Tom Worley spoke to nine people about their move from the private sector to the charity sector. 9. How Cancer Research UK raised 8 million from a campaign they didn’t start - @aarontecc charitycomms.org.uk The former senior social media manager of CRUK discusses how they made the most of one of this year’s success stories. 10. How do you measure social media success? - @charitychap charitycomms.org.uk Not all social media campaigns raise £8 million, how can you convince colleagues what you’re doing is worthwhile? 11. Another Ice Bucket Challenge blog - @RobNewsome_ charitycomms.org.uk Now you understand why I went with 11. Shameless, self-promotion. Look how excited this guy is about you writing our most popular article of 2015! Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Tap to play or pause GIF Via giphy.com Get in touch (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your article ideas.