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Digital Charities is a group of people working together to share web knowledge and help each other deliver compelling web campaigns and content for our supporters. New members and ideas for sessions are always welcome.

We meet on the first Wednesday of the month, usually at the offices of one of our members, in London. We also have an online Slack team, and we’re on Twitter and Facebook too, obviously.

Below are notes of past meetings and advanced warning of future ones.

January: Happy New Strategy

What better way to start the new year than with a Digital Charities look at strategy?Rob is hosting us at ActionAid and will talk through what he's doing re strategy. We'll be looking at digital strategies of all shapes and sizes: big general ones and smaller specific...

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October: Social media in crisis!

Organic reach is dead. Long live the sponsored post. Really? Is this what it has come to?Join DC in October to talk about how changes in social media have affected your charity, your appeals and your campaigns. Do you have to rely on sponsored posts now or does...

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September: Looking to the future!

September's theme is 'Looking to the future' and we're keen to get everyone involved. So please all bring with you something innovative/interesting your organisation is working on at the moment (Queensberry Rules apply, or is that Chatham House?) or a new trend or...

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July: Digital storytelling

It's gonna be a fun one! How can we make content more engaging? How can we get real stories across in a new, exciting and emotive way? In July's meeting, we'll hear from digital storyteller Lisa Helledd-Jones from StoryWorks. She looks as presenting stories in a new...

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June: Digital leadership

Brani will be presenting the first draft of her report from ECF about Digital Leadership and looking for feedback. And if anyone has anything else to discuss, please do bring topics/problems/amusing YouTube videos along.Thanks to Tom and Rob at ActionAid for hosting,...

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May: Online communities – tell us your tales

It's MAY! Hooray! To celebrate (!), we'll be looking at online communities - what platforms do you use, how do you engage, social media, email.We'd like everyone coming to May's DC meeting on Wednesday 7 May to bring an example of a successful online community. It...

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March: Money, money, money – digital budgets

How is it March already?! But it is, and this month we're talking about CASH. Digital budgets: why are they complex/small/scattered across organisations... How to amalgamate them under a digital roof and get the most out of them. Meet us at 60 Farringdon Road for...

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October meeting: Google Adwords slides here

Thanks to those that made it to our October session on paid advertising. Interesting stuff. For those who missed it, Centrepoint's SEO expert Martin Banfield of The Conversion Eye popped over to give us some information about how he uses Google AdWords and the Google...

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