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Charities and social media policies

Guidance from The Charity Commission on creating a social media policy - including a social media policy checklist. Understanding your charity's legal duties in using social media.

6 months ago

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WC3 Web Content Guidelines

The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) develops standards and guidelines to help everyone build a web based on the principles of accessibility, internationalization, privacy and security.

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Great example of a venue access video

The modernist De La Warr Pavilion was built on the principles of equality and opportunity for all. Eight decades later, they strive to uphold these principles and try to ensure that their building and programme is accessible to as many people as possible. Take a look at their video, which is a fantastic example of a venue access video.

11 months ago
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How to use a keyboard to surf the web

Browsing a website (which means opening it, reading its content and interacting with the available controls) using a keyboard only is delightfully easy. Browsers offer all this functionality with only a few keys on the keyboard, and you probably use most of those keys already on a daily basis!

11 months ago
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Digital accessibility reading list

Accessibility is a big part of all the products and services. Considering accessibility at every stage will avoid the frustration caused when something is poorly designed or implemented. Here’s a round-up of some of the most important and useful accessibility blog posts.

11 months ago
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Google Ad Grants for theatres

This article covers what the Ad Grants scheme is, who it’s for, how to apply, and how your theatre can make the most out of your free ad spend.

1 year ago
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How to get more views on TikTok

TikTok can be a powerful tool for increasing brand reach and awareness. This article breaks down how to get more views on TikTok — from optimizing your content for the For You Page to using trending sounds.

1 year ago

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Online safeguarding resources and training

Safeguarding and child protection continue to be as important as ever, but with many organisations moving their programmes online in response to the coronavirus pandemic, online safety and protection has come to the fore.

   ·   3 years ago

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Podcasting and how to get started

This resource provides information and advice on making podcasts. As well as considerations for generating content, it contains guidance on hardware, software, and distribution methods.

   ·   4 years ago

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Engaging audiences with social media

Whilst your audiences, participants or stakeholders may not be able to engage with you physically at the moment, you can still reach people through social media.

   ·   4 years ago
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Spektrix Ticket Sales Dashboard

The Spextrix Ticket Sales dashboard helps you benchmark your sales and has recently been updated to include data by region and genre — including theatre, classical music and participatory artforms.

1 year ago
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Mind’s Eye – Access to the Arts

Mind's Eye provides description for drama, opera, ballet, museums and galleries. Online or live, our description engages the listeners and ensures equality of access.

2 years ago
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How to start a Podcast by The Space

How can a small team or a small arts organisation, perhaps overstretched and always with limited funding, take their work and bring it to a wider audience through podcasting? Clare Freeman shows you how to use what you already know, how to add to your skills, and why now is the time to make an arts podcast.

3 years ago
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What you need to do to get your team ready for reopening

With museums and other arts and culture institutions getting ready for opening their doors to the public once again, it is important not to overlook the people aspect of these plans. However, this may be easier said than done. This article by Association for Cultural Enterprises provides some guidance on key factors to consider to ensure teams are in the best possible shape to welcome visitors back.

3 years ago
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5 tips to improve your web writing

This is a short guide from substrakt to help you improve your writing online. These techniques can be used by anyone who writes content as part of their job – whether that’s blogs, event copy or educational resources. The tips are applied within the guide, so you can see what they look like in action.

3 years ago
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The Space’s Digital Rights Toolkit

There may be a piece or production your organisation has created that is crying out for a wider audience or a longer life online. But everyone wanting to share or make digital arts content faces the same hurdle: clearing the rights in their work so it can be seen on TV, in cinemas or online. The Space has been working on an initiative to develop more guidance to organisations in the sector since 2017. Click to find out more.

3 years ago
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Monetising Online Content – The Tank Museum and Patreon

We all recognise the value of online platforms in building a brand, creating an online community and building advocacy. But we can take this one step further thanks to Patreon.com. Read on to find out how in this article from Association for Cultural Enterprises.

3 years ago
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Pricing Strategies: Discount Strategies and Tactics

The right type of discount can maximise sales, but using the wrong type of discount can result in adverse consequences. Not only can the wrong discount reduce profits, but it can also devalue your brand. Use this guide by Nick Winkler at Shopify, to offer the right type of discount, to the right customer, at the right time.

3 years 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.

4 years ago
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Ecommerce jargon buster

Netmatter's Katy Smith provides some easy explanations for the most common and confusing eCommerce jargon. Netmatter's Katy Smith provides some easy explanations for the most common and confusing eCommerce jargon.

4 years ago
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