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Share best practices, tips & tricks and discuss digital communication as it applies to your daily government lives.

Website: http://www.govdelivery.com
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Reach More People

Maximize direct connections with the public through digital communications.

 


Effectiveness – reach more people

Dramatically increase the number of people you reach directly.

Efficiency – automate complex communications

Streamline communications across email, SMS, social media and other channels.

 

Engagement – create mission value

Drive users to the online and offline activities that create the most value for the public and your agency.


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Discussion Forum

Bye, Bye, Bye to Facebook? What Organizations Are Doing to Increase Engagement

Started by Amy DeWolf on Monday. 0 Replies

I know what you are thinking: "Facebook is going away? Unlikely, Amy." And you're not wrong. There's over 1.2 billions users and over 700 million of those Facebook users login daily-- so Facebook isn't going anywhere anytime soon. But as a…Continue

Push Your Trend to its Tipping Point

Started by Drew Doggett Jul 10. 0 Replies

The mantra of GovDelivery is “to enable government to connect with people and to get those people to take action.” While in the name of better government, it’s certainly easier said…Continue

10 Lessons in More Engaging Citizen Engagement

Started by Amy DeWolf Jun 17. 0 Replies

We all know that as more and more people move to cities, local governments are facing new challenges. How do you provide enough affordable housing? Public transit? How do you engage all citizens and not just the "usual suspects" or very active…Continue

Reaching and Engaging the Public

Started by Amy DeWolf Jun 3. 0 Replies

Where are you getting your information? How are you staying up-to-date with public information? For government agencies, are all of your messages getting to the right people? Does the average citizen know about you alerts and how your information…Continue

GovDelivery's Reach the Public Blog

Top 7 Email Metrics You Should Be Measuring

By John Simpson, Engagement Consultant at GovDelivery  Most government organizations don’t need to be convinced of the importance of email and its impact in reaching key audiences and getting people to take action. However, not every organization knows how to best measure the results of its outreach or even what metrics are available. Although every …
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Writing for short attention spans

It’s no secret that people’s attention spans are shrinking, and shrinking fast. According to recent studies the average person’s attention span is now only 7-8 seconds long. That means you have roughly eight seconds to grab your stakeholder’s attention and engage them enough to get your message across so they can take action. With messages piling up in …
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Driving mission impact with a more engaged stakeholder base – an ONS case study

As a government agency, serving your stakeholders is at the core of your mission. You have information that your citizens need, and it’s your job as a communicator to get it to them. But getting the right information to the right people at the right time isn’t as simple as sending a letter anymore. While …
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Congratulations 2014 Digital Counties Winners

By Amy Larsen, Client Success Consultant at GovDelivery GovDelivery is proud to partner with 14 of the 2014 Center for Digital Government’s Digital Counties Survey Winners. The Center for Digital Government’s Digital Counties Survey is conducted with the National Association of Counties (NACo) each year. All U.S. counties are invited to participate in the survey, and winners …
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Comment by Henry Brown on March 25, 2014 at 4:58pm

From National Archives Tumblr Account 

And to think that this memo was dated 1944!

Comment by Amy DeWolf on October 21, 2013 at 12:05pm

Reconnecting after the shutdown- read it here.

Comment by Mike Bernard on September 17, 2013 at 10:44am

Everyone in Washington DC, make sure you check out our free Annual Federal Digital Communication event. It's open to all govies and contractors. Register today and mark your calendars for October 15. http://govdelivery-power-of-the-message-social.eventbrite.com

Comment by Amy DeWolf on May 3, 2013 at 10:17am

Emergency Management communications in government- take the 5 minute survey today

Comment by Amy DeWolf on March 27, 2013 at 9:22am

How agencies can climb the 8 rungs of citizen engagement- check it out here

Comment by Amy DeWolf on January 18, 2013 at 11:43am

What an entrepreneur can teach us about public sector communications.

Comment by Amy DeWolf on January 16, 2013 at 3:22pm

Check out Mary's post on the top 10 posts on Reach the Public-

Comment by Amy DeWolf on December 20, 2012 at 11:34am

Check out the 5 emerging trends of social media in 2012 here 

Comment by Amy DeWolf on December 5, 2012 at 1:03pm

Check out GovLoop's newest Guide- Government Technology Year in Review

Comment by Lisa Nelson on November 1, 2012 at 10:26pm

Social media has changed the world of recruiting. Never before have federal agencies had such access to top talent.  At our next DigitalGov University webinar Using Social Media for Recruitment you can learn how to use these tools to maximize your recruitment outreach and put your messages in front of the widest audience of qualified applicants. 

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Time: 1-2 pm ET
Location: Webinar for Govies only

Presenters:

Eric Erickson from the IRS Recruitment Office will talk about his experiences using a variety of social media sites and tools to reach a wide range of potential applicants.

Darin Medeiros from LinkedIn will walk through the basics of setting up a member profile on the site and the elements that can help market your agency for recruiting purposes. Darin will also demo LinkedIn's other recruitment products.

Join us for our upcoming webinar and take the guesswork out of using social media to find new talent. You'll learn proven success strategies as well as:

  • Tips and tricks for using social media tools to enhance your recruitment efforts
  • Dos and Don'ts for using social media, and
  • How to guarantee that all of your employees using social media are "ready for primetime"

You must register for this free webinar:  http://www.howto.gov/training/classes/using-social-media-recruitment

 

 

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