Charity Digital Roundup 16th August 2013
As usual a great deal going on in the digital world this week ~ here's my top take outs of going digital with your annual reports, more Twitter tips for charities, and an amazing example of data visualisation in a video.
Annual reports have a reputation for being a bit dull, with an overload of information and lots of figures. Now the time has come to throw away the paper (by which we mean recycle). Digital annual reports have arrived - check out Mary's post on 4 reasons to switch to digital.
We love Twitter - it's a great tool for charities and that is why we can't stop blogging about it. Latest in our Twitter tips series is a post by me about Twitter lists - why they are important, how you can use them to up your charity's social media pressence, gain more quality followers and combat information overload. Read my post here.
Some other interesting things from around the web:
Google Maps for Good - How the HALO Trust are working together with Google maps to clear landmines in war torn countries.
Our clients Providence Row were in the Observer at the weekend here's the online version: 'Rough sleepers find their dream jobs as top chefs'
UK aid match: the NGO perspective
A small Manchester-based charity secured unrestricted match funding under the pilot scheme aid match. As it is rolled out, Retrak shares the lessons it has learned
UK aid match: the donor perspective
DfID is offering £120m over three years in the next stage of its match funding scheme. Cathy Welch offers some tips for NGOs hoping to secure a grant.
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We have been talking a lot in the office recently about data visualisation, using interactive principles and motion to make data interesting, moving, provoking - this is a great video highlighting the difference between perception of inequality and the actual numbers...
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