Social Media

Social media champions will help your online community grow

Social media is changing how we reach out to people. In the last general election both the Conservative party and Labour used targeted social media advertising extensively to reach potential supporters. In the US, social media, and sadly, the spread of fake news stories, is said to have helped secure Donald Trump’s election. Truth or… Continue reading Social media champions will help your online community grow

News, Social Media

Further date for social media training

Following the success of the recent workshop in Leicester about promoting your organisation on social media, a further event has been scheduled for 14 September 2017. The workshop will be held at the CASE office in the city centre; and run once again by Green Pepper's director, David Green. Those attending will find out how to… Continue reading Further date for social media training

Social Media

Are you prepared for a social media meltdown?

Imagine that a member of your staff posts something very nasty about you and your organisation on Facebook. Now imagine he or she has over 500 Facebook friends including one or two of the more vulnerable individuals that your organisation advises and supports. How would you feel? What would your trustees say? The sad fact… Continue reading Are you prepared for a social media meltdown?

Politics, Social Media

We should all become political; and social media must be our platform

The general election campaign opened with Theresa May heading for a greatly increased majority in the Commons. Two weeks in, and nothing much has changed. So unless the unexpected happens, we must prepare for five more Tory years. For civil society, the prospect of continued austerity, and a hard Brexit, is unlikely to receive a… Continue reading We should all become political; and social media must be our platform