- Information Overload? My name is Laura and I confess, I’m an addict.
October 8th, 2008
Information overload is one area of my work that is a constant. In the past recent weeks, I took some time away from the desk and computer with a pencil and big sheet of paper in hand. I hadn’t intended on blogging about it, but a recent message on one of my social networks prompted […]
- 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 […]
- What happens when an organisation chooses not to engage?
August 21st, 2008
I’ve been following unfolding of the excellent We Are Media project which is a community of people from nonprofits coming together curated by NTEN who are interested in learning and teaching about how social media strategies and tools can enable nonprofit organisations to create, compile, and distribute their stories and change the world. Working together […]
- Stand up and be counted: The Survey, 2008
July 30th, 2008
It’s that time of year again. Anyone who is involved with making, developing or editing websites should take this quick survey. Nearly 33,000 people took the first survey last year which provided a snapshot picture into the web profession. Improvements have been made to this years survey to reflect the wider diversity of those involved […]
- It’s a wrap!
June 3rd, 2008
Photo – Alexandra Samuel from Social Signal, in the Bringing Your Community to Life (with lots of fun chocolate to encourage participation!) session. Last week over 300 people came together for the NetSquared Conference in Santa Clara, California. This years conference was all about the N2Y3 Netsquared Mashup Challenge where 21 projects competed for cash […]
- I’ll be live blogging at N2Y3!
May 23rd, 2008
On May 27th and 28th, Netsquared is holding it’s third annual conference in San Jose, California. I’m excited to be joining the conference as one of the guest live-bloggers.
- Google for Non-Profits
March 18th, 2008
Google for Non-profits provides a round up of Google’s relevant and useful free tools, all in one handy place to help organisations get started easily. The site lists everything from docs, calendars, web analytics, groups to YouTube. They’ve categorised the free tools list into two areas, ‘Save time and money’; and ‘Find and engage supporters’. […]
- Effective technology advising with John Kenyon
March 2nd, 2008
The day after the Circuit Rider Conference in Birmingham, Lasa organised a learning event with John Kenyon who had also facilitated a session at the Circuit Rider Conference. John is a nonprofit technology consultant based in San Fransisco and has an abundance of infectious vibrant enthusiasm and is always a delight to meet. He delivered […]
- Circuit Rider 4.0 Conference Round Up
March 2nd, 2008
Around 70 nonprofit techies and ICT development workers from across the UK came together in Birmingham for the Circuit Rider 4.0 conference organised by Lasa on 28th and 29th February. As well as those who innovate with technology for voluntary sector organisations here in the UK, some of my favourite inspiring nonprofit technology consultants from […]
- Photo Dropper plugin – finds Flickr Creative Commons images within WordPress
February 23rd, 2008
The new handy Photo Dropper plugin for WordPress could save time when searching for images to brighten up blogs and websites. This plugin finds Creative Commons licensed images from Flickr for use within your blog. Excerpt from the Photo Dropper website: “When it comes to finding great quality images, you basically have 3 options: stealing, […]