2012 has been a year of celebrations and the Olympics and Paralympics in particular are something I will never forget – the amazing athletes and the great atmosphere at all the events. This year, more than ever, we’ve been able to see how social media can empower people to make a difference and how it gives a voice to people who would otherwise struggle to be heard.
Charities need to be proactive about offering multimedia content to journalists and media outlets, says Jude Habib.
It’s an exciting time for charities to use multimedia to tell their stories but are they making the most of every opportunity to use this content? Jude shared her practical top tips for working with the media at a recent Charity Comms Connect with the Media Seminar. Here are some of the highlights.
Early on in the summer we were delighted to hear that the Mansfield Metal Box exhibition won the award for Best Exhibition 2012 at the Nottinghamshire Heritage Awards. The exhibition celebrates the contribution that the Metal Box company in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire – both the factory and its workers – has made to the local economy.
Simon Elmes, Executive Producer of The Listening Project, was the guest speaker at the latest of our series of Q&A sessions. The aim of the project is to record meaningful conversations which build a picture of our lives today and to preserve these for future generations. Catch up with our Storify.
We’re delighted to have produced a new guide “Getting started with social media” for the Family Strategic Partnership. During March and April 2012 we delivered social media workshops for organisations working with families all over the country. This handbook was created to accompany the training. You can download a pdf of the guide or view it […]
sounddelivery has been commissioned to run 9 free social media workshops for Voluntary and Community Organisations across the country during March and April.
sounddelivery has just passed an important milestone – our fifth birthday. And as we start 2012 we’ve been reflecting on our achievements to date and what we hope to achieve in the future.
As part of our continuing #soundtalks series of events, run in conjunction with the Third Sector PR and Communications Network, we were delighted to welcome Kirsty Stephenson from the Child’s i Foundation to talk about their use of social media. As a surprise extra we were joined, via the power of Skype, by Lucy Buck the founder and heart of Childsi from her home in Kampala who spoke passionately about why she had started the charity and how their approach has brought them so much success.
sounddelivery are delighted to announce that we are facilitating a Guardian Voluntary Sector Network seminar on December 1st. Are you using multimedia content as effectively as you could to get your stories seen and heard? This interactive half-day seminar will bring together a stellar line-up of experts and real case-studies to ensure you have the vision, strategies and practical know-how to maximize the opportunities.