The Google group gets active To help with those important pre-unconference conversations we have invited all confirmed attendees to the #TAL12 Google group, which you can use to introduce yourselves, suggest and discuss session ideas, make … [Read more...] about #tal12 updates!
Last Friday Nicky and myself attended Better CIC in Hillfields in Coventry, another of the Community Capacity Builder UK online centres we are currently working with. We held a workshop with some of the Digital Champions and members of the local … [Read more...] about Talk About Local training at Better CIC in Coventry
In this step by step guide you will be shown how to add subtitles to a youtube video by using Universal Subtitles. Universal Subtitles is a free service. I have already uploaded my video to youtube. Now we are going to add subtitles to it. This is … [Read more...] about How To Add Subtitles To Videos using Universal Subtitles
Last week Nicky and myself delivered a training workshop with St Basils, a Birmingham-based charity that supports homeless young people. They wanted to know how they could use the free social media tools on offer to raise awareness of the … [Read more...] about How homeless charities and groups are using social media
Last week I attended a great conference called City As A Platform in Birmingham. The conference asked, "In an era of public sector cuts and greater emphasis on local engagement, what happens when a city opens out its public infrastructure, … [Read more...] about Making sense of data – data for beginners
Today I am talking about the new experiences running a hyperlocal blog has brought; from organising events, dealing with the mainstream media, learning to negotiate, community involvement to running a campaign, and I will share some hints and tips … [Read more...] about New experiences that hyper local blogging can bring