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Five Tips to Bring Your Organization's Story to Life Using Silk

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Meeting Description:

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. How well are you telling your story and showing your impact?, a free tool for nonprofits, can help with that. Silk can turn data in spreadsheets into websites, interactive charts and data visualizations, impact maps, a story canvas, or a contact database! Without using any code or requiring any tech skills.

We'll show you how to use Silk to:

  • Build an online impact map
  • Create an online story canvas
  • Create an online interactive visualization
  • Publish online a simple sortable table
  • Turn contacts into a simple online database

Don’t miss this chance learn how your nonprofit or library can start using data to tell your story in a compelling and visually appealing way.


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Date: Wed, Feb 3, 2016
Time: 11:00 AM PST
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Susan Hope Bard
 Presenter Information
Alex Salkever
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Alex Salkever is Head of Marketing and Business Development at Silk is a free data publishing and visualization platform used by dozens of news org, marketing teams and nonprofits to build publish-ready databases, maps and visualizations in minutes. Salkever was formerly the tech editor at BusinessWeek. He has bylined in numerous national publications and is still blogging and writing. Salkever also participates in data journalism education for college media and the Open Data movement.

Susan Hope Bard
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Susan is the online training producer at TechSoup Global where she facilitates webinars and works to create engaging and exciting online trainings for nonprofits and librariesPrior to joining TechSoup, Susan managed and delivered training programs for the American Red Cross and libraries.