Eva Seymour

“It’s Like Our Family Album”

The Laughter Africa Online Book “I can’t emphasise enough how many people say to me that they love the Online Book – it’s their favourite part of the website.” James Tyrell, Founder, Laughter Africa Whoever it was, that said that books make a house a home, injecting soul into mere structure, could have been talking

Motivating Supporters To Become Fully Engaged

Working in the third sector, we know that for people to actively support a cause on an ongoing basis, be that through volunteering, donating or advocating for it, they need to be given the right motivation to do so. To move them from having a passing interest and good intentions, into being fully-fledged supporters, is

Our Story – How We Became The Online Book Company

This month, rather fittingly, as it’s a new year, we’ve been talking beginnings. We’ve just sent out our first Online Book Company monthly newsletter and are looking forward to sharing our clients’ wonderful stories, what’s new with our books and, by popular demand, a seasonal photograph of Cornwall. Everyone who works here is familiar with

“Sgt Allen Was My Father”

How one Online Book helped shape our business The story of one particular Online Book – the British Cyprus Memorial Book – played a significant role in the developments that have seen us become The Online Book Company we are today. This book was established a decade ago (2009) to commemorate the fallen British servicemen

How Online Books Are Helping Drive Legacy Giving

The value of legacy giving is indisputable. Gifts in wills make up just over a quarter of all charitable donations among the top 100 UK fundraisers (Charity Financials Top 100 Fundraisers Spotlight report) and constitute 14% of all fundraised income received by UK charities. What’s more, unlike most areas of fundraising, legacies are projected to

How Online Books Helped Extend the Season Of Goodwill

You may not wish, in the words of Wizzard’s seasonal anthem, that it could be Christmas every day, but wouldn’t it be great if you could find a way of making that festive spirit of giving last longer? Towards the latter part of last year a number of hospices chose to extend the scope, reach

Saying Thank You To Your Volunteers

“Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.” William Arthur Ward If, in the words of Elton John and Bernie Taupin, “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” then those two little words, “Thank You,” should be the easiest. We say them every day, in a whole variety