Talking to Your Customers

Talking to Your Customers

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Introduction to Digital Strategy

An effective digital strategy can be vital to your organisation’s success. Read on to understand the key considerations when developing yours.

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Top Tips for Websites

Whether you're creating a brand-new site or reviewing your existing web presence completely, here are some recommendations for making your website as effective as possible.

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Case Study: Open Sky’s digital journey from creating digital content to setting up eCommerce

Open Sky Theatre is a small theatre company with big ideas based in rural Herefordshire, combining new writing with physical and digital theatre to tell powerful, moving stories based on real world events. Read on to find out how the Digital Culture Network supported Open Sky's Digital Director, Lisle Turner, in reimagining the organisation's digital strategy. Case study from December 2020.

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Case Study: China Plate’s website redevelopment

Launched in 2006, China Plate are an independent theatre studio that work with artists, venues and festivals to develop, make and present engaging, entertaining and accessible new work. Read on to find out how the Digital Culture Network supported China Plate with the redevelopment of their website.

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Producing video content

This resource provides information and advice on making video content using a smartphone. As well as considerations for generating content, it contains advice on hardware, software and distribution.

   ·   6 months ago
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Online Abuse – A Toolkit for the Cultural Sector

As artists and cultural organisations share more and more work online, it’s wise to consider the issues of online abuse and harassment. This guide from The Space looks at what can go wrong and how you might deal with it.

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Live streaming for the arts: lo-fi and low cost options

Live streaming an event or performance might feel unattainable, but there are low-cost and low-tech options for everyone. In this article by The Space, Jason Crouch, a freelance digital consultant with expertise in live streaming and a PhD in contemporary arts and technology, shares his tips on how to get started.

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Stage Text: Digital Subtitling Training

This free training, led by Stage Text's Programmes Systems Manager, Oliver Webster, will show you how subtitles work, talk you through the huge audience who use subtitles, and show you step-by-step how to start producing subtitles on YouTube's free platform.

5 months ago
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How to Optimise Your Social Posts for the Visually Impaired

Do you want a larger audience to consume your social media content? Wondering how to create content that’s more accessible to people with impairments? In this article by Social Media Examiner, you’ll discover tips and tools to make your social media content accessible to everyone.

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5 Tips for Writing Alt Text in Email

Article from Email on Acid: One of the essential parts of an accessible email is well-executed image alt text (alternative text). That said, good alt text should be a feature of every email, regardless of whether you’re designing for accessibility.

6 months ago
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A video is worth a million words

Article from Buffer: All the information needed on where your target audience hangs out and what kind of content they are looking for.

6 months ago
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How to create engaging content

Article from Motioncue.com: The internet is saturated with content, those who think outside of the box come out on top. You need to kick it up a notch and learn how to capture your audience’s attention with engaging video content. Read these top 5 tips on how to create engaging video content that elevates your brand.

6 months ago
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Email newsletters – how to

Digital Pathways explains how email marketing systems enable companies and organisations to send email updates, newsletters and invitations to a list of subscribers.

6 months ago