Communicate the value and impact of what you do, explain your work, sell your services

Helpful stuff

Writing Services - helpful stuff

Handy, free tools

Buffer - a simple tool to help you to schedule your social media posts

Canva - easy way to design leaflets, infographics, and more

Toggl - track and analyse your time

iPiccy - online photo editor

Photojoiner - join your photos to create composite images

Mailchimp - create enewsletters, manage lists, analyse responses

PDF creator - create PDFs for free (retains hyperlinks too)

Guidance documents from Writing Services

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• How to write so people will read on

• A simple guide to communications strategy and planning

Blogs and articles

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Other people's resources

Insider’s guide to social media – Charity Comms

Show and tell: guide to portraying beneficiaries – Charity Comms Helpful advice on respecting people’s views and identity, including advice on data protection, photo permissions, etc

 

Music education & community music communications

Music Education Works – our website collecting, summarising and sharing evidence of the impact of music education

Making music making and learning suitable for all young people – information and resources from Youth Music for anyone interested in music education or community music. Includes Creating a musically inclusive England – a call to action for all music educators and The Power of Equality 2 – a report and guidance (co-authored by Anita Holford).

 

Creativity, culture and the arts

Enriching Britain: culture, creativity and growth – 2015 report from the Warwick Commission – containing powerful advocacy evidence and information about creativity, culture and the arts – and the importance of everyone having access to a rich, relevant, cultural education and a creative life and future.

Culture case - collated research about the impact of culture

 

Arts and health

The long-term health benefits of participating in the arts - collated research

Healthy, social, creative - collated research, stories, case studies about voluntary arts and health

National alliance for arts, health and wellbeing - website with resources, directory, and more

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