- Justgiving now accepting Paypal for donations to charity
January 15th, 2009
Justgiving has become the first UK online fundraising platform enabling anyone visiting the Justgiving website to be able to use PayPal, to make a donation. Read more about the developments which will help boost and enhance online donations to charities over at the Justgiving blog.
- New Potentials for ICT in Rural Areas – publication available
January 15th, 2009
‘New Potentials for ICT in Rural Areas’ is a downloadable publication that shares fascinating case studies including those from Africa, Asia and Latin America. It provides insights into how Web 2.0 solutions offer people and communities in rural areas a platform for networking and knowledge exchange. Read the full background article and download the publication […]
- Tech-Savvy Communications: A Toolkit for Nonprofits
January 13th, 2009
Tech-Savvy Communications: A Toolkit for Nonprofits is a downloadable guide to developing and delivering an effective message for your nonprofit. Released by NPower Seattle, and downloadable from TechSoup, the kit contains worksheets, tips and resources to help.
- Social media policies for organisations
January 8th, 2009
Creating a Social Media Policy for Your Nonprofit over on the Wild Apricot Blog highlights how you can benefit from guidelines to support your organisations online voice, including a great reference list of links to help you get started.
- Amy’s here to get Netsquared up and running here in the UK
October 15th, 2008
Amy Sample Ward who works with NetSquared helping non-profits get the most out of technology, is setting up Net Tuesdays in London, bringing together social changemakers of all kinds to discuss social media with the first one starting on November 4th. I hope that we can see lots of Net Tuesdays springing up across the […]
- Nonprofits on the net for Blog Action Day
October 15th, 2008
Today is Blog Action Day – a day where thousands of bloggers across the world commit to write on the same topic with the aim of creating awareness around that issue. The topic this year is Poverty. I work with a wide range of organisations on their communications, branding and websites. When working together on […]
- Guide to getting started with storytelling using web 2.0 for non-profits
October 9th, 2008
Matthew Saunders has posted a useful introductory article outlining the media available to share your organisation’s stories along with tips on how to get started. Head over to his blog and read the full article Story Telling, Web 2.0, and Non-profits.
- In the Pink 2008
October 1st, 2008
Regular readers will have noted a drastic colour change today on my blog. It’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month. From politicians, to the public, to the press, it is a time when focus on breast cancer is at its very highest across the world. Pink is the colour during Breast Cancer Awareness Month hence the new […]
- Breaking down the barriers between disabled users and the social web – Scripting Enabled
September 29th, 2008
“Nobody likes to think of themselves as disabled – lots of people ignore content aimed at disabled people because they want to use what everybody is using” – one of the quotes from the conference day at Scripting Enabled. I recently attended Scripting Enabled, which was a two day event held in London on 19th […]
- YouTube adds caption features for videos
August 29th, 2008
On the YouTube blog you can read about the new captioning feature for videos which can help people who would not otherwise understand the audio track to follow along, especially those who speak other languages or who are deaf and hard of hearing. Read the article and how to use this feature at New Captions […]