Free ICT Resources and Social Media

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Free ICT Resources and Social Media

  1. 1. Miles Maier London Region ICT Champion FREE ICT RESOURCES FOR CHARITIES
  2. 2. London Region ICT Champion <ul><li>Voice, representation, advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Signposting sources of help </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic support </li></ul>
  3. 3. Take Aways <ul><li>Starting Point </li></ul><ul><li>What’s there </li></ul><ul><li>Find your own way </li></ul><ul><li>Help yourself and others </li></ul><ul><li>10 useful resources </li></ul>flickr.com/photos/randomurl/
  4. 4. Starting Point <ul><li>Those failing to embrace ICT “risk having their work overshadowed” by those who do. (ESRC) </li></ul><ul><li>£10 billion public funding (NCVO Almanac 2007) </li></ul><ul><li>ICT enabling response to social needs </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>90% say ICT “vital” </li></ul><ul><li>40% no budget </li></ul><ul><li>30% training not priority </li></ul><ul><li>20% not confident </li></ul><ul><li>* ICT Hub Baseline Research 2007 </li></ul>ICT Reality
  6. 6. What’s already there <ul><li>www.ictknowledgebase.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.suppliersdirectory.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>www.ukriders.info </li></ul>
  7. 9. Publications <ul><li>How to Cost & Fund ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Managing ICT </li></ul><ul><li>Easy, Free & Quick ICT Accessibility </li></ul><ul><li>Download: icthub.org.uk/publications </li></ul>
  8. 10. Other ICT Support <ul><li>AbilityNet: www.abilitynet.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>CTT: www.ctx.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>Cascade: www.lvsc.org.uk </li></ul><ul><li>IT4Communities: www.it4communities.org.uk/ </li></ul>
  9. 11. Social Media / Web 2.0 <ul><li>What is it </li></ul><ul><li>Why should you care </li></ul><ul><li>How it’s being used - for non-profit </li></ul><ul><li>Impacts </li></ul><ul><li>How to get there </li></ul>
  10. 12. Social Media / Web 2.0
  11. 13. Photo: flickr.com/photos/tonypeters/ “ Social Media is game changing www.Radian6.com/cms/social_media “ Online applications, platforms and media which aim to facilitate interaction, collaboration and the sharing of content” www.universalmccann.com
  12. 14. Photo: flickr.com/photos/briansolis /
  13. 15. Why social media? <ul><li>Advocacy </li></ul><ul><li>Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Fundraising </li></ul><ul><li>Inspiring action </li></ul><ul><li>Influencing change </li></ul>
  14. 16. Blog Readership <ul><li>65% </li></ul><ul><li>17.8m </li></ul><ul><li>UK Active Internet Users </li></ul><ul><li>Universalmccann.com </li></ul>
  15. 17. Watching Video <ul><li>84% </li></ul><ul><li>15m </li></ul><ul><li>UK Active Internet Users </li></ul><ul><li>Universalmccann.com </li></ul>
  16. 18. Photo Sharing <ul><li>49% </li></ul><ul><li>8.4m </li></ul><ul><li>UK Active Internet Users </li></ul><ul><li>Universalmccann.com </li></ul>
  17. 19. Social Networking <ul><li>60% </li></ul><ul><li>10.6m </li></ul><ul><li>UK Active Internet Users </li></ul><ul><li>Universalmccann.com </li></ul>
  18. 20. Finding your Way Photo: flickr.com/photos/worldwidewandering
  19. 21. Finding your way <ul><li>O bjectives - what </li></ul><ul><li>A udience - who </li></ul><ul><li>S trategy - pick a path that fits </li></ul><ul><li>I mplement - match the tool </li></ul><ul><li>S ustain - measure, adjust </li></ul>
  20. 22. Help yourself and others <ul><li>UK Riders – www.ukriders.info </li></ul><ul><li>Idealware – www.idealware.org </li></ul><ul><li>NetSquared - http://netsquared.meetup.com/ </li></ul><ul><li>Common Craft – www.commoncraft.com </li></ul><ul><li>Facebook for Good - http://tinyurl.com/6d6v2y </li></ul><ul><li>My Causes - www.myspace.com/mycauses </li></ul>Photo: flickr.com/photos/jose-montenegro/
  21. 23. Top 10 <ul><li>10. Crowdvine - meet smarter </li></ul><ul><li>9. Ning - create your own network </li></ul><ul><li>8. Flickr - show your story </li></ul><ul><li>7. Del.ico.us - tag it </li></ul><ul><li>6. Youtube - tell your story </li></ul>
  22. 24. Top 10 <ul><li>5. Google Docs - collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>4. Blogs - follow and listen </li></ul><ul><li>3. RSS - stay up to date </li></ul><ul><li>2. Suppliers Directory - find ‘em </li></ul><ul><li>1. Knowledgebase - find out </li></ul>
  23. 25. Miles Maier London Region ICT Champion www.lasa.org.uk/ictchampion [email_address] 020 7426 4496

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