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Communications and social media

Digital toolkit

The world is changing. Working and collaborating remotely using digital tools is becoming much more commonplace. For many, this means developing new skills. However, working online doesn’t need to be difficult, and is a great way to bring people together when you can’t meet in person. In fact, it can make things easier and remove barriers to participation.

This interactive guide offers quick and easy steps you can take and tools you can use to get the most out of these online resources – all low-cost and high impact.

Getting started

You just need to have a few things setup in advance to start using the tools outlined in the guide.

What you'll need
Support from The Good Things Foundation

Working collaboratively online

Working with people in different locations has become much more common, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still collaborate with colleagues and community members when you’re in different places.

These tools will help you keep track of your team’s tasks, work on documents together and keep in touch.

Beginner tools
Intermediate tools
Advanced tools

Engaging with your community remotely

Using digital tools to communicate with members of your community is a great way to keep everyone updated and involved in events, discussions and activities. The following tools can help you achieve that.

Surveys, forms and polls
Social media management tools
Email updates
Online design tools
Building websites