Thousand Kites: Report 2

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I've been settling at my VISTA position at Thousand Kites. I'm working on several projects.

Current Projects:

I've been creating new graphics content for our website, including videos from Google Earth with flyovers of prisons, to make a database of prison images that we're calling the "Incarceration Nation Map".

I've been consulting with a web designer about our new website and video platform,, comparing different companies that use web video. I designed and made a site map for our upcoming campaign site, I am adding content to our existing website.

I've been working on the digital database of the organization, migrating contacts from the old database and customizing the databsse organization and layout. I generated a sign-up form that links to our website. The organization is prepping to send off an email blast using our new database. The email blast will highlight our recent projects.

I am adding more video content to our Youtube channel, customizing the Youtube channel page, and editing video for our prisoner renting campaign, and other video.

I am working to develop our organization's Facebook Fan Page and Twitter account. I added photos from our Flickr account to our Facebook Fan Page.

Specific applications:

- Google Earth Pro: I am recording HD video of prison locations to use for web videos
- Salesforce: Apps: Vertical Response for email and postcard generation
- Final Cut Pro: for video editing
- Photoshop for designing website mock-ups
-Adobe Audition for audio recording

Troubleshooting technical issues with our website content managemet system and digital databse.

Google Apps, Salesforce, Google Earth Pro

I look forward to:
Working to connect with other video-makers to develop our website video content, and developing more graphics and video for our website.