Useful websites, online tools and apps for communication professionals.
Canva is a free graphic-design tool with an easy to use drag-and-drop interface and access to over a million photographs, graphics, and fonts. It is used by non-designers as well as professionals. The tools can be used for both web and print media design and graphics and are particularly useful for creating social media graphics.
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.
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).
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.
Mailchimp Powerful newsletter manager – whether you need to reinforce your message, share some big news, or tell a story, Mailchimp’s campaign builder makes it easy to create email campaigns that best suit your message
NINIS: Northern Ireland Neighbourhood Information Service
The NINIS website contains datasets on a range of socio-economic themes at small-area statistical geographies; area profiles that provide statistical snapshots of an area and mapping facilities that enable statistics to be interpreted readily in a spatial context.
The Behavioural Insights Team
The Behavioural Insights Team’s objectives are:
Slack teams allow communities, groups, or teams to join through a specific URL or invitation sent by a team admin or owner. Although Slack was originally meant for organizational communication, it has been slowly turning into a community platform, a function for which users had previously used message boards or social media such as Facebook or LinkedIn groups.
Make a video online for free with the video maker & animation maker at Biteable.com. Create presentations, explainers, infographics, ads, intros and more.
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.
nibusinessinfo.co.uk, a free service offered by Invest Northern Ireland, is the official online channel for business advice and guidance in Northern Ireland.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing
The Chartered Institute of Marketing (CIM) is a United Kingdom-based professional body offering training and qualification in Marketing and related subjects, together with ongoing support for members. CIM has over 35,000 members and aims to develop the profession, maintain professional standards and improve the skills of marketing and sales practitioners by providing membership, qualifications and training.