We have a new 5 Minute Guide right here, with sources and guidelines for finding and using stock photos in your charity projects. Check it out, share it, and post your favourite stock photo sites in the comments.
Writing effectively for the web is not rocket science, you just need to keep two main principles in mind: follow writing rules for clear, jargon-free communication (the great George Orwell nailed it in 1946) remember that people scan rather than read carefully on screens, and structure your text to suit that reading style At Irish […]
We have a brand new 5 Minute Guide up on the Irish Charity Lab website – this time it covers the free, user-friendly loveliness that is WordPress. Check it out and let us know what you think! Read the Guide PS – don’t miss the rest of the 5 Minute Guides, on popular platforms like […]
Adobe have taken their iPad apps Voice (a fantastically quick and easy tool for making simple motion graphic videos) and Slate (a tool for creating beautiful web stories) and have combined them into a new desktop app called Adobe Spark. This is an excellent development; it means that you can get access to these fast […]
Video gets more and more important on social media – it’s the champion for engagement and sharing. The explosion of video on different platforms means that the way people watch and consume video changes all the time; one important change is people watching video without sound as clips auto play in their social media timelines. […]
The Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network (well worth following by the way) has a great roundup of some of the best charity videos of 2015. The importance of video is only increasing each year – the samples in this roundup show the power of video for hard-hitting campaigns, awareness raising and emotional appeals. The screengrab above […]