The Volunteer Revolution – Volunteer Makers

Today we are launching Volunteer Makers (VM) pilot training programme. This is a training and technology programme for arts, heritage and charities that is a rethinking of how organisations are working with volunteers. It is driven by the principles of the digital revolution, but taking this virtual engagement into the reality of real-world working together.

Digital Networking – the Essential Way to Do Business

At the recent Discuss and do event in Frome, Somerset, I talked about the digital game changer and how essential it is for today's  business people to use digital networking to succeed. Discussing the concept of Me-Branding,  I interviewed…

Branding: Skills, talent and the right attitude

As you probably know I run a digital marketing agency based in Bristol and Somerset.  Finding new recruits with the right skills, talent and attitude is challenging. In fact it is widely accepted amongst many digital media businesses in this…
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New website for Luton Culture

We're celebrating the launch of our latest website - a powerful and user-friendly site for Luton Culture, a major urban arts and culture charity. Luton Culture manage manage 12 venues and provide cultural services to more than 250,000 people…

Using Social Media to Engage and Empower Local Communities

In today’s “Big Society”, there’s increasing importance for local authorities and other public bodies to engage directly in a two-way dialogue with the people on whose behalf they are working. Social Media  can be an extremely effective…

WWT Photography Competition site launched

Our first project with the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust has just launched - a mini-site for their annual photography competition wwwt.org.uk/photo The social media-friendly site allows users to upload their photographs, vote, email and link…

Latest Project: Somerset Coastal Change Pathfinder

Tickbox have been commissioned to develop this important public-engagement website highlighting the impact of coastal change on Somerset communities. We are creating a site which will provide information and an online meeting place for communities…