GovLoop now lives in Palo Alto, CA

You know a community is rocking when a room is painted in its honor in Palo Alto, CA. We’re that community! Ning, the platform GovLoop is built on, dedicated a room to us. Here you go folks. GOVLOOP Favorite

GovGoodies: FREE Ticket to Awesome Event in DC!!!

Social media shifts marketing from controlled, one-way communications into collaborative, intimate dialogues with—and among—constituents. The strategies, tools, rules of engagement, and metrics present marketing and digital professionals with a series of challenges that are best distilled into one question: “What do I do now?” Well with GovLoop you can figure out the answer to thatRead… Read more »

What We’ve Accomplished in 2010

Hey everyone – Happy New years! First of all I want to thank everyone for an amazing 2010 at GovLoop. We’ve spent the last few weeks highlighting the best of GovLoop content from blogs, discussions, to groups. But outside of great content, I’d love to thank everyone for what we’ve accomplished together this year asRead… Read more »

Useful Alert! Resource Guide on Public Engagement

Woah…useful alert here! Ever go to a town meeting in person or virtually only to witness exploding emotion, frustration, and basically pandemonium? Turning these forums around into useful, productive, and encouraging experiences is the goal of the National Coalition for Dialog and Deliberation. In October of this year, NCDD published a sweet Resource Guide onRead… Read more »

Engineering Virality

Today, I came across this excerpt on “engineering virality,” which, ironically, has been on my mind for the past few days. My conclusion? Virality can’t really be engineered or replicated with any more confidence than a new movie, book, or pop song can be guaranteed to top the charts. Instead, you’re much more likely toRead… Read more »