- Turning a complicated plan into plain english
January 21st, 2009
Find local government consultations and plans hard to understand? Read how a group of bloggers have innovated by turning the Big City Plan for Birmingham into plain English so that residents can easily understand, feedback and comment on the plan. Head over to Parboo’s weblog to read Talking about the Big City Plan…
- Accessify gets a makeover
January 21st, 2009
The Accessify website, a popular resource for web accessibility tools and software has had a makeover. Head over to the fresh new site to see the new features and resources available helping make the web a better place for all.
- Social Innovation Camp video
January 19th, 2009
The 2nd Social Innovation Camp took place in December. Head over to the site to see a 15 minute round up video of the event, meet the people who took part and see the evolving ideas that were developed to help with social change and to help make a difference.
- 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.
- 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 […]
- Social Reporting Makes it to the Mainstream
October 13th, 2008
Integration of social media reporting working alongside mainstream media, with Reuters hosting an event with the UK Prime Minister, Gordon Brown discussing the current economic crisis. Christian Payne and Mike Atherton were given unprecedented access to the event and asked to utilise social media apps in order to facilitate conversations around the day. Qik, Twitter, […]
- 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.
- Video on how blogging has changed Glenda’s life
September 29th, 2008
Glenda Watson Hyatt, who lives with cerebral palsy, shares a video on how blogging with WordPress has enabled her to be heard by the world, increase her circle of friends and more. View it on her blog at Do It By Myself, or you can use the Easy YouTube viewer to watch the video.