Posts By fcoleman

Infographic: Local Gov2.0 – How Councils Can Use Social Media

I thought the infographic below (and associated blog post) might be of interest to Govloop subscribers. We have created the infographic below for local government. Like many organisations across other industries, local governments have started to use social media cautiously in recent years. Too often, local governments only consider social media as an outbound communicationRead… Read more »

Engaging the Community using Twitter, YouTube and Facebook – Local Governments just need to have some fun!

Social Media can be a powerful tool for all types of organisations around Christmas. It can generate enormous goodwill from your community if you make the effort to provide something of value. Here are two simple examples from around Melbourne this Christmas. @Kingston_santa The City of Kingston used Twitter and You Tube to engage familiesRead… Read more »

Using LinkedIN in Local Government

Watch the Video Interview Angela Stubbs, Economic Development Officer at the City of Kingston.recently did an interview and a guest post on how they have been using LinkedIn. Angela has championed the use of LinkedIn at the City of Kingston and in this post she provides some insights into her experiences with LinkedIn as aRead… Read more »

Community 2.0 Web Hero ends isolation for elderly

I have been working closely with Kingston City Council since last year, assisting them in implementing Web 2.0, social media and mobile technologies to improve collaboration internally, to cut costs and to engage and communicate more clearly with residents and local businesses. It is through this program that I met Belinda McDaid. Belinda McDaid managesRead… Read more »