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Making the most of your website

North West networking group

31 January 2017

Despite the ever-changing digital landscape, websites remain at the heart of every charity. So how can we make the most of this vital channel?

At this event we addressed this question, exploring content strategy, metrics, design and accessibility.


Website tips and tricks
In this session, digital expert, Rebecca shared top tips for creating a productive and useful website and keeping it up-to-date. She discussed the latest in online trends; what features are key for an effective site; explored simple low cost ways to work out what’s working and not working so well; and more.
Rebecca Rae, head of strategy and insight, Reason Digital

A new website for the British Lung Foundation
Kevin shared the story behind the new BLF website launched last year – from conception, consultation and design to content strategy, data and beyond. He focused on how they tackled some specific challenges, and shared some of the tips and insights he learned on the journey.
Kevin Robinson, digital executive, British Lung Foundation

About the North West Networking Group

The North West Networking Group is a network of comms professionals working in UK charities and not-for-profit organisations in the North West of England.

Meeting three times a year in Manchester, each event focuses on a different comms topic with presentations, group discussions and networking. These events are a great opportunity to meet your peers, compare notes on workplace practices and share successes, ideas, challenges and inspiration. The group is designed to encourage networking and peer-to-peer support, sharing issues in a ‘safe’ and relaxed environment.

If you’d like to be added to the North West Networking Group mailing list please contact Sarah Cutress.

If you’re interested in sponsoring the North West Networking Group, presenting at a future event or joining the steering group, please contact Vanessa Weddell.