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Written by Scott Burns, CEO & co-Founder of GovDelivery
Sometimes you can see the sunset, and it is a beautiful thing. But when the sun is setting on your role and your ability to contribute to the organization you serve, it’s troubling. That is happening for many public sector communicators, and there is still time to change and turn this…Continue
While social media has the potential to be a great add-on tool for customer service (communicating with the public through Twitter opens up possibilities for immediate interactions) most U.K. organisations are not using Twitter for direct stakeholder interactions. In fact, even though the majority of U.K. organisations have a Twitter account, only about a third of them are using those accounts to reply directly to customers. The…Continue
In 2014, around 100 U.K. government communication professionals were surveyed to determine the most important trends driving public sector communication with the public and stakeholders. GovDelivery published the results in an e-book, the UK Trends E-book. Here are some of the findings.
Naturally, there were varied responses to our survey; however, communicators tended to share the top three…Continue
Lowering local crime rates is the goal of every law enforcement agency, but it’s not an easy goal to achieve. Local police departments create crime tip phone lines; however, calling isn’t always the best option to report crimes. And in this more digital world, many citizens prefer to use channels they’re already using. For this reason, Stearns County Sheriff’s department decided to use the power of email to increase citizen engagement. …Continue