Useful websites, online tools and apps for communication professionals.
Make a video online for free with the video maker & animation maker at Biteable.com. Create presentations, explainers, infographics, ads, intros and more.
Hootsuite is a social media management platform. The system’s user interface takes the form of a dashboard, and supports social network integrations for Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Google+, YouTube, and many more. Additional integrations are available via Hootsuite’s App Directory, including MailChimp, Reddit, Storify, Tumblr, and Marketo.
Spatial NI is the Northern Ireland portal for Geographic Information (GI). The portal was initially developed by Land & Property Services (LPS) in order to comply with the EU INSPIRE Directive. It allows easy access to LPS base mapping and NI Geographic Information to the public sector and the citizen. It has been designed so it can be used by both technical and non technical users who want to make use of the full potential of GI within their own business areas.
Citizen Space is hassle-free consultation software for government consultation and citizen engagement. Used for more than 13,000 consultations, Citizen Space is easy-to-use and engaging for citizens.
A directory of institutions, including schools, youth clubs, containing contact information and relevant statistics.
Home - Office for National Statistics
The Office for National Statistics is the UK’s largest independent producer of official statistics and the recognised national statistical institute of the UK.
Google Alerts Google Alerts is a content change detection and notification service. It sends emails to the user when it finds new results—such as web pages, newspaper articles, blogs, or scientific research—that match the user’s search term(s).
The Behavioural Insights Team
The Behavioural Insights Team’s objectives are:
Adobe Spark is a free online and mobile graphic design app. Easily create beautiful images, videos, and web pages that make you stand out on social.
Google Analytics is a web analytics service that tracks and reports website traffic. Users can review online campaigns by tracking landing page quality and conversions (goals). Goals might include viewing a specific page, or downloading a particular file. Google Analytics shows high-level, dashboard-type data for the casual user, and more in-depth data further into the report set. It can identify poorly performing pages with techniques such as funnel visualization, where visitors came from (referrers), how long they stayed on the website and their geographical position. It also provides more advanced features, including custom visitor segmentation.
Go ON NI
Go ON NI highlights the benefits of being online. It brings together all the wonderful initiatives, places and tools to help and encourage off-liners to become internet beginners.
National Readership Survey
The National Readership Survey was established in 1956 and today provides the most authoritative and valued audience research in use for print and digital advertising trading in Britain. The survey covers over 250 of Britain’s major newsbrands and magazines, showing the size and nature of the audiences they achieve.