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Adding your volunteering opportunities on Made Open

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Community groups and Organisations using an MO platform can quickly share their volunteering roles via their profile. Users can search these opportunities by interest, location and skill to find the perfect match. Watch this short video to learn more about this feature and how it could be useful for you. Below we will quickly run […]

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Embedding a Project or Question to your own website

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You can embed a Community Question or a Project on to your own website. All you need to do is get the embed code and insert it into your chosen page just like embedding a video from YouTube. Embedding your project or question on a page in your wordpress site. Watch the tutorial video here […]

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How to create an Event

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You can quickly set up an event on Made Open. Need to sell tickets or only have a set number of spaces? That’s not a problem we link up with Eventbrite to bring all their great features to the Made Open platform. Depending on on your needs there are two ways to set up an event. You […]

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How to create a Poll

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Creating a Poll on Made Open is a quick and easy way to understand people’s opinion. You can capture an individuals response to a question, issue, image or video. Setting up your first poll: 1. Find ‘Create’ > ‘Poll’ Under the main left-hand menu select ‘Create’ then choose ‘Poll’. 2. Add your question or statement Try […]

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Groups on Made Open

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We are very pleased to announce the launch of groups! Groups allow anyone on Made Open to create their own group and have private discussions amongst group members. Here, people and organisations can form new partnerships for community action and problem solving. Groups at a glance: Anyone can start a group or request to join […]

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Future developments

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Since we launched back in December, the development team at Made Open haven’t stopped working on the system. We’ve been finding and fixing bugs and making continuous improvements to the site. We’ve also been busy planning the next set features which we hope will make Made Open even better. Here’s your chance to see what we’ve got […]

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How do we review projects

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All projects on Made Open get submitted for approval by our team before they appear on the website. But what exactly are we looking for and what projects do we approve? Before I go into details, I feel that it’s necessary to say that for the majority of projects approval comes down to one simple […]

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Promoting you project or issue

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You’ve done the hard bit of crafting your first project or asking your first community question, but how do you get people to see it and get behind it? In this blog we are going to take a quick look at the simple things you can do to promote your question or project to the […]

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Charity Giveaway

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Newsflash: The Charity giveaway has know ended. We have randomly picked the user who gets to choose which lucky charity will receive the donation and we are waiting for their selection. We will keep updating the blog with details as they unfold. In the run up to christmas we’ve decided to give new Made Open […]

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Starting your first project

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Setting up a project on Made Open is really straight forward. It’s split into three steps: Adding project details (name, description etc), Setting the project goals (telling people what you need) and project approval. Once you have clicked on the ‘start a project’ button, you can edit it as much as you like and take […]

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