20 August 2013

Social Media Communities – you’ve built it, but have they come?

You’ve spent lots of time, effort and money getting your website up to scratch. You’ve got your tweets crawling and the comments are active and your fingertips are poised for a flurry of interaction.Only - nothing. You get a decent amount of traffic to the website, but your social media channels are like a Blue Light Disco after 9pm.Unfortunately in online spaces, it’s not a case of “build it and they will come”. I’m not afraid to say it - Kevin Costner was lying. Developing a following on social media demands time, patience, insight and, above all else, a plan.We know that social networking is a vast and sometimes confusing landscape, so we'll be dedicating a few blog posts to best practice for development on social media communities.

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8 August 2013

Take One Picture – a delightful program for primary school students

Around the world, galleries, governments and schools seek to promote engagement with art and maximise its benefit to students of all ages. Quality education programs boost an institution’s profile, satisfy funding bodies and instill a life-long love of art in future patrons. Despite this and the fact we live in a world keen on nurturing creativity as a key skill for solving future problems, many cultural institutions have seen funding cut or frozen.

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The power of the web is in its universality. Access by everyone regardless of disability is an essential aspect. Sir Tim Berners-Lee

30 July 2013

Accessible Web Design

Throughout the world, more than a billion people are estimated to live with some form of disability. In Australia this amounts to nearly 20% of the population - so why wouldn’t you build your website with disability access in mind? Accessibility is an aspect of website development that is often overlooked by both developers and clients as few understand its significance. So, why should you bother to have an accessible web design?

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17 December 2012

Merry Christmas from Freerange Future

Wow what a year! What better way to end it than to celebrate our achievement and look forward to even better days ahead. Read on to see a few of the things we've done this year, then please get in touch and tell us what you're proud of in 2012 too.

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The mobile apps are a big part of Kumuwuki/ Big Wave's commitment to environmental sustainability and an almost paperless conference

18 September 2012

The Kumuwuki / Big Wave apps have arrived

We're happy to announce that Kumuwuki / Big Wave Regional Arts Conference now has a shiny new mobile app, available on Android and iOS devices.

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Providing a voice for those living with a mental illness, who feel un-empowered in our society and being able to reduce stigma in the general public has been a terrific outcome from the development of the mindshare site. Tracy Davis

7 September 2012

Mindshare South Australia one year on

Mindshare South Australia is an online community that shares stories through a variety of creative mediums. After launching nearly a year ago, mindshare has gone a long way towards broadening the perspectives of the general public and destigmatising the subject of mental health.

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