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SCIP Tip of the Month May 2013 – Organise Your Inbox

1st May 2013

Fed-up with endless marketing mail clogging up your inbox?

Website Designs For The Third Sector.

16th April 2013

SCIP designer Mark James has been busy designing a range of sites for clients across the voluntary, charitable and not-for-profit groups.

Don’t Forget To Change The Gift Aid Wording On Your Website Says SCIP

2nd March 2013

HM Revenue and Customs have introduced changes to the Gift Aid declaration on your charity website and charity literature.

Low-Cost Computer Software For Charities And Housing Associations

16th February 2013

Charities struggling with funding will be pleased to learn about a great way to buy low cost computer software.

Receiving Donations Using PayPal

16th February 2013

PayPal can be an effective way for charities to receive donations as well as collecting subscriptions and selling fundraising items through your websites.

YouTube Your Way To Fundraising Success

16th January 2013

By Caroline Sutton There’s no escaping the power of a great video to capture attention.  25 million people in the UK are registered to watch and more importantly, share videos they see on the social media platform YouTube.

New Website To Celebrate 10 years Of Maternity Worldwide.

17th November 2012

Locally based charity Maternity Worldwide has changed the lives of families around the world since launching ten years ago.

How to Get Great Images Online For Charities And Not-For-Profits

16th September 2012

A great website needs lots of images to show off your work to the world. Yet when you work with vulnerable user groups, issues such as confidentiality and identification are important issues.

How To Avoid ‘Scareware’

17th August 2012

Our SCIP top techy Andy Fairhall reports he has recently received calls from fed-up customers who have been caught out by ‘scare-ware’.

Feeling Guilty About Your Social Media? Five Tips To Keep It Simple.

16th August 2012

Charities and not-for-profits struggling to survive despite funding cuts and the recession often feel guilty about their social media streams.

Ten Tips For Safer Passwords

17th July 2012

As our use of the internet grows we acquire more and more passwords, PINs and usernames.

Investing In IT Saves Cash For The Credit Union

17th July 2012

East Sussex Credit Union is one of a growing network of not-for-profit banking services that is breaking the mould of high street banking across the UK, and beyond.