Today, 1 May 2013, fifteen of Scotland’s arts, culture and heritage organisations have received a £91,000 investment of National Lottery funds to capitalise on opportunities presented by digital technologies in a third round of funding from AmbITion Scotland’s Make:IT:Happen fund.
The UK Crowd Funding Association (UKCFA) has just launched as a new trade body for crowd funding operators, with membership being conditional to agreeing to the code of practice. Says Arts Professional reporting on the establishment of the body: The code is aimed at protecting the growing number of investors, donors and businesses using the […]
AmbITion Scotland were pleased to be featured in the December 2012 Insights and Ideas Cafe event on the theme of Creative Carbon. Listen below! Want to learn more about the examples that Hannah mentions in her talk? Read our follow-up blog post Examples of Ecologically Sustainable Projects Powered by Digital. Insights & Ideas is […]
Source – Culture professionals network: Culture professionals blog | guardian.co.uk Social platforms and social selling have crucial roles to play in craft’s evolution through the digital age, finds Karen Yair Craft is becoming increasingly visible in the social media sphere. Makers, retailers, galleries and craft organisations are all embracing online platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest as key […]
Says Matthew Bowcock, author of DCMS’s new Culture Ministry report Digital Giving in the Arts: “It may seem obvious to state that voluntary giving does not happen in isolation; it is an outcome from a process of audience engagement which may occur over a long period. In a similar manner, digital technology alone does not […]
When people ask me about the Sustainable AmbITion strand of the Make:IT:Happen fund, they are often curious about the sort of projects other arts, cultural and heritage organisations have undertaken where digital technologies are used to assist environmental sustainability. To get your creative juices flowing, here are some of the examples I usually share – […]
You’d think that ten and a half hours of SEO, conversion funnels and Google Analytics would be enough to send even the most hardened digital marketer reaching for the eye mask. So it was a relief that none of the participants in my AmbITion Winter Workshops series nodded off. Reflecting on the three sessions, a […]
As part of the AmbITion Winter Workshop series, I’m offering a day examining Social Network Analysis that will provide a detailed level of insight into understanding the structure and characteristics of social media networks.
I can’t wait to take my next set of visitors to the National Museum of Scotland – yes because its revamp has created a fabulously immersive beautiful space and its interactive exhibits are engaging to the point where kids have to queue up behind me for hours – but also because now I can add […]