Facebook is a hugely popular free social networking site that that enables registered users to create profiles, send and receive messa
Community Social and Economic Development Worker Louise Barbé has been part of the team at West Harton Churches Action Station for just over two years. As a ‘late starter’ with technology herself, she knows just how frustrating learning to use a computers and the internet can be. It’s her job to make things as easy as possible for the learners of West Harton!
WordPress helps you create a free blog, or go further and build your own free non-profit website.
If you’re going to stand a chance of getting your name out there, having a website is a must. But it’s expensive and time consuming to develop one, right? Wrong! Richard Wallwork - manager at New Era Trust - tells us how WordPress is one digital tool they simply couldn’t do without.
Periscope provides the easiest way yet to capture film on your phone or tablet and broadcast it live to your Twitter feed, letting you share with the world just what you’re getting up to.
Twitter is a real-time information network that connects you to the latest stories, ideas, opinions and news about what you find interesting. Simply find the ones you find most compelling and follow the conversations.
Nicola Wallace-Dean is the centre manager for Starting Point in Stockport and found using Twitter an excellent way of recruiting and communicating with volunteers.
A site that helps you create your own website, even if you don't have any techie skills.
Pinterest allows groups and individuals to organise the images they like online, by pinning them on a virtual pin board.
Eventbrite gives you all the online tools you need to plan an event, promote it via social media, and sell your tickets.
Jacqui Thompson, Community Learning Officer for Gateshead Libraries, explains how they used Eventbrite to organise and run a very successful 'e-Day' event. So successful that everyone is now asking when the next one will be!