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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 an 80 Year Old novice IT user is remembering his fallen friends….

Between 1955 – 1959, Royal Marine, Brian Moon fought alongside his comrades in the Cyprus Emergency. He recently posted in The British Cyprus Memorial Book of Remembrance, in tribute to a fallen comrade, Raymond Thomas Greening, who was one of 372 brave men who never returned home. It’s been gratifying to see how people of


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

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

Brother Kames Kimpton, Online Book of Remembrance

Online Book of Remembrance to Brother Kames Kimpton We are honoured to create the Book of Remembrance to Brother James Kimpton after a lifetime of service ‘Reaching the Unreached’ (RTU). Brother Kimpton started working to better the opportunities of those in abject poverty in Sri Lanka in 1952. Following the expulsion of all foreigners in

Rotary International

Rotary International call for help We were flattered to receive a telephone call from Rotary International in Tanzania asking if we could help them by creating an Online Book of Condolence to celebrate the life of Sam Owori, their incoming International President, who died before taking up his office. We put together an Individual condolence

Fears of GDPR

Fears of GDPR It might be that the with many in the 3rd Sector taking well deserved Summer holidays, news is a bit thin and there appears to be an underlying fear about the implications of GDPR. We very much subscribe to the view that, GDPR should not be regarded as a threat but much

Firefighters Memorial Book

Firefighters Memorial Book The Firefighters’ Memorial Trust Online Book is the probably one of the most comprehensive books we have produced and has the details of every known fire-fighter who has died in Service since 1754. This includes chapters for those members of the Salvage Corps, whilst on Military Service including the Boer War, Fire

Making a Move for the Royal Signals Memorial Book

Flash move for the Royal Signals Memorial Book This month has seen a technological upgrade to Royal Signals Memorial Book, we are proud to to have produced and host for the Royal Signals. Their original book was designed using “Flash” technology which is no longer being supported …. the natural successor is HTML5 which works