Posts By Amy Hooker

Can you identify the “Mystery Image” from this government website?

In honor of and in conjunction with Social Media Day, Rock Creek Strategic Marketing is hosting a friendly social competition on the Rock Creek blog. Throughout the day, we’ll be posting zoomed in “Mystery Images” from government websites and social media outlets, highlighting some of the interesting and innovative ways government agencies are using theRead… Read more »

Reaching Out to Hispanics: What Government Agencies Need to Know

Rock Creek Strategic Marketing co-founder and principal Scott Johnson recently had a conversation with Carla Briceño of Bixal about what government agencies need to know when it comes to reaching out to Hispanic audiences. The blog post below is an overview of their discussion. People of the Internet, take note: The Hispanic online audience isRead… Read more »

Interview with GovLoop Founder Steve Ressler

Last week I was lucky enough to speak with Gov 2.0 superstar and GovLoop founder Steve Ressler about what’s happening with GovLoop, where the site is going and how sites like it are having a larger impact. You can read the whole two-part interview series in full on the Rock Creek blog, or check outRead… Read more »

Peanut Butter Blogging and Open Source Adoption

My colleague Scott Johnson wrote a couple of interesting blog posts over on the Rock Creek blog this week. One focuses on the UK government’s announcement that they’re moving toward using open source software whenever possible; the other highlight’s HHS’s smooth use of social media during the sticky peanut butter recall (pun intended.) Both ofRead… Read more »

Suing Social Media Into Silence?

I wrote a somewhat lengthy blog post on this topic over on the Rock Creek blog, but felt so fired up about it that I wanted to bring it to the GovLoop audience to get your opinions. The gist of the story is this: In an attempt to protect their online reputation, doctors are nowRead… Read more »