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24 Dec

The Ghosts of Christmas Past are a Fundraiser's Best Friends

On Queer Ideas by Mark Phillips

Christmas is the time when fundraisers get excited about the sound of a man or woman trudging through the snow struggling under the weight of a sack full of gifts. Only for us, it’s the post delivery that gets our hearts beating a little faster. Not the thought of Santa Claus. That’s because Christmas is [...]

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18 Dec

Facebook is the future. No it isn't. Yes it is. No it isn't!

On Queer Ideas by Mark Phillips

On Monday, I shared some thoughts on social media, with a particular focus on Facebook and Twitter. My central point was that there are better routes to leverage the power of our social instinct than these two behemoths of the internet.

 Beate Sorum, of the digital fundraising consultancy – b.bold – disagreed with [...]

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