While most agencies and government offices focus their online communication efforts via Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, there is an extremely valuable platform that these offices can take advantage of. It's the four letter word…B-L-O-G.
Posts Tagged: blog
It's more than polishing your grammar or devising the listicle to end all listicles. Being a better blogger is about focusing on quality and a devotion to your reader.
There is an old saying: “Those who know don’t tell, and those who tell, don’t know.” We don’t hear honest stories enough but if we did I think that could be a catalyst for real change. These are the things we should blog about more, not only because we need to vent and get support... Read more »
There's been a lot of chatter lately about the "death of blogging" or about its already-in-progress resurrection. Yet a stroll around the blogosphere reveals a lively culture of content creation and sharing that seems untouched by any death throes. Blogging started as—and often, at its best, continues to be—an online personal journal perfect for oversharing. So, one might not think that... Read more »
A blog can be an amazing way for an organization to communicate and engage with the people it serves – as well as to get their feedback. But a blog can also drop to the bottom of the to do list quickly if no one's passionate about it. What if instead of slogging through the usual... Read more »
Optimizing blog posts requires a fair bit of both art and science. Over the past four+ years, and particularly after working in the WordPress.org platform since the spring of 2013, I've learned a lot both about what TO do and what NOT to do. I've also learned a great deal from regularly curating content created... Read more »
As Valentine’s Day approaches, love is in the air, and we at OmniStudio want to express our love for beautiful web design. Open source tools like WordPress, combined with easy sharing plugins for social media posting, make it possible to build a website that you and your visitors will love. Here are some of our... Read more »
If you are reading this you are no stranger to blogs. You have probably heard the term more times than you can count, have read more than your fair share, and maybe even have your own online novel collecting “dust” in cyberspace. Even still, the desire to be heard above all the chatter on the... Read more »
In many ways, the government contractor community is in a state of uncertainly with pending budget cuts in this austere environment. When reading the news, it often feels like Henny Penny is doing all of the reporting and the outlook is very dire. But is the sky actually falling? Market Connections will be releasing this... Read more »
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) just issued a memo calling for all federal agencies to submit evidence-based budgets that will prove program performance. According to the memo, “Agencies should demonstrate the use of evidence throughout their Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 budget submissions. Budget submissions also should include a separate section on agencies’ most... Read more »