Reach the Public - Ideas and support for public sector communicators.
Observations from Prague, Czech Republic: Understanding the meaning and consequences of being transparent in government is the first step public sector organisations must take toward building a solid and productive relationship with citizens – one that is based on trust and openness. In terms of governments being open with the public, Western democracies have had a… Read more »
For local councils with a remit to recruit foster carers, two-way text messaging could be a valuable addition to their communications toolkit. Where ad campaigns, websites and social media fall short, text messaging comes into its own as a powerful engagement tool. Given the growing need to recruit more foster carers in-house and reduce the need to outsource… Read more »
This post summarises some key points from a webinar we ran in May 2016: 20 Tips To Boost Your Digital Engagement. View the presentation slides here or watch the recording of the webinar. It’s no secret that your organisation needs to have high digital communication engagement rates to be effective in promoting your services and initiatives, and to… Read more »
I care about democracy, and I’m sure you do too. So it’s a worry when only 15% of the electorate turns up to vote. That’s what happened in the 2012 Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) elections. But, did anyone really know they were happening, or what they meant? Um, no. Not really. At the time,… Read more »
Welcome to Behind the Envelope, a new series of posts exploring ways to get the most from GovDelivery. To kick off the series, we’ll cover one of the things we’re most proud about: the GovDelivery Network.
(Originally posted by Dan Slee on Comms2Point0 By Dan Slee A while back I helped with some comms planning for a web project that aimed to link members of the community with groups and clubs in their area. There were more than half a dozen around the table. On the face of it, I quietly… Read more »