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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!


The complete mobile messaging service for your organisation.

Debs Drew talks about how Textlocal has helped with communications when working with Community Champions.


Blogger is (as the name implies!) an easy way to get going with a blog, whether for yourself, your organisation or even your community project.

Mohamed from Southern Housing Group talks about how they have used Blogger.


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.


MailChimp helps you design email newsletters, share them on social networks, integrate with services you already use, and track your results.
Sue tells us how MailChimp makes creating and sending e-newsletters, and managing contacts a breeze.

Wix website creator


A site that helps you create your own website, even if you don't have any techie skills.

Mad Mimi


Simple email software for small organisations and clubs.



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!


LinkedIn is a social media platform where you can connect with the people you do business with, and share your company updates through direct mes