Communications, media, marketing


Online tools and support agencies

Audacity: Create vox pops and features for your website with this free, open source audio software for multi-track recording and editing. > Visit the audacity site

CharityComms: is a membership network for communications professionals working in UK charities. There are a range of resources and articles about brand, media and marketing on the CharityComms website.

Mailchimp: Create your newsletters and marketing campaigns with this robust online tool. It’s free to sign up to the basic package, easy to use, and will help you reach your audience. > Go to Mailchimp

MediaTrust: is a charity working in partnership with the creative and media industry to help other charities and community groups to develop their voice and be heard. They offer training and support. > Read more

Slack: great for supporting internal and partnership comms – Slack brings your team communications together and helps your workflow. Files, calls, and conversations all together in once place. > Try Slack for free.

The Sheila McKechnie Foundation: is the UK’s leading provider of training and support to those seeking to bring about positive social change. Training includes influencing change/media campaigns. > Read more

Voice: An easy-to-use website builder available free of charge to all community, not-for-profit, and voluntary organisations. > Read more

“The best marketing doesn’t feel like marketing”.

Tom Fishburne