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|Will Facebook take your profile down?||
A worrying number of organisations in Yorkshire and Humber are using personal profiles for their Facebook presence. Why is this worrying? In short, because profiles are for individual people only and Facebook can (and have) taken down the profile of organisations doing this without any warning at all. For some, this could be a disaster. So what can you do about it?
Why are organisations using personal profiles on Facebook?
1. Lack of understanding....
|Payment by Results: The Perfect Storm of Public Sector Finances||
Councils could use their new preventive health role to pilot cost saving programmes. So says Payment by results: The perfect storm of public sector finances, the Local Government Information Unit (LGIU) suggests councils could target their resources diabetes, dementia and heart disease.
The report highlights the increasing use of social impact bondsand other payments by results as a way of delivering health screening.
To read more visit:...
|10 tips for boosting your Microsoft Word productivity|
|Posting as yourself on your Facebook page||This step by step document will take you through the process of putting up a post onto your page as yourself rather than as your page. This can be a great way of helping to make your page a bit more personal. Posting as yourself on a Facebook Page.docx|
|Social Media for Voluntary Organisation|
|Getting the most from your website|
Why use Wordpress for your new website?
Wordpress is a content management system (CMS). A CMS allows you to manage the content of your website yourself (the clue is in the title really). But what does this really mean? Well, you get to log onto the back end of your website where you will see all the pages, posts, images etc and without having to know any html, php or any other...
|Developing new training portfolio||
Having put together an outline of our new training schedule I've started creating the details. All very exciting. We've completely revamped all our training courses based on the feedback from clients, and with the need to adapt to the new online technologies. We're putting a much greater emphasis on online content, giving the client greater control and keeping you up...
|Give as you Live||
Charity fundraising the easy way - a great way to generate for your charity to gain funds without it costing your users a penny courtesty of Give as you Live.
Everyclick are now running Give as you Live where your charity benefits from the everyday spending of your supporters, your clients, your service users. Basically anyone who purchases online can now...
|Christmas and New Year Sale||
Its Christmas time and like all the best businesses out there - we're having a sale. Yippee!
So what is on offer then? What can Santa bring you this year? Check it out below.
All Website Design and Builds...
|Training to Make a Difference||
What IT related topics would make the biggest difference to your organisation if you could just get some training in them?
That was the question we asked ourselves. Actually we didn’t just ask ourselves, we asked our clients as well. And what do you think the answers were? Go on, have a guess, and then check out the rest of the article to find out if you were right, and to get some top tips in the 3 key areas.
Ok, so here they are. The 3 main areas along...
|The Educational Voyage of the Antara||
We learnt in the last week or so just how instructive new technology can be.
Way back in the summer, Mark in the office had ordered his new car through Mobility. He had chosen a Vauxhall Antara. He eagerly awaited its arrival in October only to find out that the salesman had forgotten to order it. Once discovered, it was ordered on the spot but it had to travel from the factory – which it turned out was the old Daewoo factory in South Korea. He learnt this is now owned by...
|The name's Bond - Social Impact Bond||
Social Impact Bonds seem to be generating a lot of press recently but what does it all mean?
It is a financial instrument that raises capital, and links the...
|How to know what you don’t know – and how to apply this to your website.||
It’s a big challenge, for after all we don’t know what it is we don’t know. And yet knowing it can be crucial and can make the difference between success or failure, making or losing money, thriving or surviving. Your website is your window onto the world, or rather the window through which your clients and potential clients look in at you. What will they see? Professionals? People who care? Help and Support? Will they find what they are looking for?
If you want...
|Raise your Glasses to Google? No - Smart TV||
Although I've been dealing with computer technology for over 30 years, I still find myself becoming a grumpy old man about it sometimes. I guess the main problem is I look for the practical. What can give real benefit? Especially in the voluntary sector.
Some things bring great benefits: Boring things like having a database to manage your clients. The ability to make clients aware of your services through a website or poster and so on.
|Are you prepared for the end of XP and Office 2003?||
Early next year, Microsoft will stop supporting Windows XP and Office 2003. So what does it mean for the average charity?
Well not a lot immediately. Both will carry on working. But gradually 2 problems will start to appear.
Firstly, if hackers identify an underlying vulnerability in the source code, the hole will not be plugged. This means that you will be leaving yourself open to nasties.
The other problem is drivers. As new printers and other devices come along, they...