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    Raising Money Through Syndication   Youth Net 19th May 2008 Raising Money Through Syndication Youth Net 19th May 2008 Presentation Transcript

    • Innovative trading to diversify your income streams James Barradell-Smith Sam Thomas
    • £125,000
    • Two websites, one aim: To create a socially inclusive environment where all young adults are engaged, informed and inspired to achieve their ambitions and dreams
    • 850,000 opportunities to volunteer 250,000 registered users 60,000 visitors per month 18,000 opportunities applied for each month www.do-it.org.uk the UK’s first and only National Volunteering Database
    • Each month, TheSite.org helps over 500,000 people access vital: Information… ...via no-nonsense fact sheets Support… … from peers via discussion boards Advice… … from experts via askTheSite
    • ? Innovative trading - syndication “ Web syndication is where a section of a website is made available for another website to use, either by licensing content or by sending web feeds of certain content from one website to another.”
      • Develop your charity’s brand
      • Increase reach and service access
      • Develop services, drive change
      • Inspire confidence in your charity
      • Raise profile of charity partners
      Why syndicate?
    • What do we syndicate? What have we got that’s of value? Photo by Qtea http://www.flickr.com/photos/Qtea
      • Trusted content and services on TheSite.org
      • The UK’s electronic volunteering infrastructure behind do-it.org.uk
    • What we syndicate – volunteering opportunities
    • Opportunities from do-it.org.uk – examples Displayed in your look and feel…
    • What we syndicate - articles from TheSite.org
    • What we syndicate - articles from TheSite.org
        • What we syndicate - askTheSite
              • What we syndicate - research
    • Why us? Photo by Samhar Khuzam http://www.flickr.com/photos/samharkhuzam/ The Pepsi challenge... “ Log on to do-it.org.uk, choose mentoring from the scroll-down list, type in your postcode and, bingo, a host of mentoring opportunities come up immediately. This website is a marvellous resource and covers much more than mentoring.” THE TIMES Saturday 19 th April 2008
    • The UK’s volunteering electronic infrastructure 850,000 opportunities to volunteer 400+ voluntary sector partners
    • Trusted content from TheSite.org
    • The “virtuous circle” £ Photo by rbh www.flickr.com/photos/rbh/
    • http://www.socialsignal.com/web2-revenue
      • www.whatsonwhen.biz
      • Off-the-shelf travel and entertainment content feeds
    • Photo by warrenh http://www.flickr.com/photos/warrenh/ Things to think about
      • Value what you do
      • Things to think about
      • A strong proposition can compete in the commercial world
      Photo by hekkeller http://www.flickr.com/photos/alex_senson/
      • Things to think about
      • Aim for long term, sustainable income
      Photo by Lollie-Pop http://www.flickr.com/photos/lollie-pop/
      • Be flexible
      Things to think about Photo by evanosherow http://www.flickr.com/photos/evanosherow/
      • Be clear on your USPs and articulate them well
      Things to think about Photo by Tim Parkinson http://www.flickr.com/photos/tmiparkinson/
      • Be brave – say it with confidence
      • Try it out – nothing ventured, nothing gained!
      Things to think about Photo by r_neches http://www.flickr.com/photos/r_neches/
      • Spend time on your systems and processes
      Things to think about
      • Stop thinking in “sector silos”
      Things to think about Photo by Mike Sales http://www.flickr.com/photos/mikesales/
    • Photo by Xip http://www.flickr.com/photos/xip/
    • Thank you - any questions? [email_address] [email_address]