BrumCityDrive 2015: a flavour: Wakelet

Our wakelet of BrumCityDrive 2015 A week of events in April 2015 in Birmingham, UK, to promote social enterprises – here’s a few tweets and FB posts to give you a flavour of a great week; the estimated tweetreach was 2,514 accounts and 2,699 impressions – not bad for a first event!

BrumCityDrive 2017 Hackathon: #BCD17Hack Apr 2017: Wakelet

April Hack at Impact Hub Birmingham Having written about the need for exploration events and hack days in our sector, we were delighted to work on this hack event organised by local social enterprise experts, i-SE as part of the 3rd annual Brum City Drive, celebrating Birmingham social enterprises. 1st Brum City Drive Hackathon, [WAKELET] sponsored by Wates Group […]

BrumWomenLdrs conference Nov 28th 2016: Wakelet

The Inspiring Birmingham Women in Leadership summit explored a number of current challenges facing aspiring female leaders in the city – which lags at, or near, the bottom of many performance tables comparing the UK’s Core Cities. A recent statistical analysis report for Birmingham entitled ‘Women in the labour market’ showed that female participation in […]

Charities campaigning using social media: reading list

Political campaigning and the dangers of social media, Neil Burton, Mills & Reeve, 17/1/2015 The role of technology in the presidential election, The Economist, 20/11/2016 Community Action and Social Media: A Review of the Literature, Kevin Harris and Angus McCabe, TSRC, January 2017 Community Action and Social Media: Trouble in Utopia? Kevin Harris and Angus McCabe, TSRC, February 2017

Collaboration between sectors: examples

Examples of collaboration between sectors, public and voluntary, are sometimes difficult to find so we’re going to store them here when we do find them. A revolution on the Isle of Wight? How island became health hub pioneer, Caroline Davies, The Guardian, Jan 20th 2016 “…A busy room at St Mary’s hospital in Newport, it […]

CRMs for charities

With thanks to Charity Finance for most of the list content [we added the URLs] In CRM (customer relationship management), CRM software is a category of software that covers a broad set of applications designed to help businesses manage many of the following business processes: customer data, customer interaction, access business information, automate sales. Here […]

Digital skills in the UK: resources

We need to increase the level of basic digital skills in the UK, especially amongst smaller non-profits – here’s links to some great resources which we at RnR Organisation been gathering for the benefit of smaller organisations in civil society, for use at events like meetups, unconferences and workshops  (updated Jan 2019): Basic Digital Skills: UK […]

Digital WM (Manifesto)

Our Community Our Activity Our Manifesto (787 kB, PDF): our ideas and plans for increasing digital skills levels and the use of digital technology for impact by the voluntary sector in Birmingham and the West Midlands Transforming the voluntary sector: using digital skills, data, information, knowledge to build a better world

Digital WM News

SUBSCRIBE TO DIGITAL WM NEWS How to subscribe (free) Click on this link and subscribe via MailChimp OR email and put ‘Subscribe Digital WM News’ in subject line SUBSCRIBERS TO DIGITAL WM NEWS SAY: “Just like to say a quick thanks to RnR for pulling together this fab newsletter! There really is nothing like it, […]

E-newsletters: Net Squared Midlands, Mar 2017: Wakelet

E-newsletters meetup Do you, or do you want to, publish a newsletter for charities/non-profits? Have you got some ideas, hints and tips to share with other members? WAKELET of our Net Squared Midlands 2017 March meetup Speakers: Colin Marsh, Ecumenical Development Officer, Birmingham Churches Together Colin will talk about their enews and how it fits […]