Posts Tagged: Huffington Post

Social Media Success: More Than Fans, Followers, and Likes

Yesterday, GovLoop’s blog in the Huffington Post addressed a hot topic in our community: how to measure social media success in local government. The GovLoop community came back with several responses on the original thread, agreeing that the number of fans, followers, and likes was not an accurate measure of success; rather, citizen engagement was… Read more »

GovLoop on HuffPo: 5 Tips for TSA from Fellow Govies

GovLoop’s latest Huffington Post column is live. Here’s an excerpt: Earlier this week, we posed the following challenge to members of GovLoop, a group of nearly 40,000 people who work in and around government: Help TSA Out of This Mess! Share Your Ideas to Improve Travel Right Now! As you might suspect with all the… Read more »

Vets and Boomers: How Did It Feel? (GovLoop’s Latest on HuffPo)

The latest GovLoop piece on HuffPo is up! Here’s how it starts: Veterans: Do you remember what it was like to return from World War II as heroes, hearing a strong and sincere “welcome home” from an adoring American public? Baby Boomers: Do you remember how it felt to hear President Kennedy’s inspiring inauguration appeal,… Read more »

GovLoop on HuffPo: When You Need Your Government Right Now

Below is the introduction to GovLoop’s latest post on the Huffington Post: Back in November 2009, Ellen Miller of the Sunlight Foundation wrote here on The Huffington Post about “Envisioning a Real-Time Government.” Here’s a quick excerpt: Imagine a world where the entire influence economy in Washington were available to the public, online and in… Read more »

GovLaunch: 8 Questions with HealthCare.gov

Over the past few weeks, you’ve probably noticed that GovLoop has created a new series called GovLaunch. Basically, we’re highlighting the hot-off-the-press websites, apps and projects coming out of government – the “New Innovations of Government 2.0”, if you will. In fact, we blogged about it on the Huffington Post in case you missed it!… Read more »

GovLoop’s Latest Post on HuffPo Asks: “Would Lincoln Be on LinkedIn?”

If Abraham Lincoln were stumping for a Senate seat in the 2010 midterm elections, I have a hunch he’d put a special spin on his Gettysburg speech – starting with something like: Foursquare and 7 months from now, our politicians will bring forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Personal Branding, and dedicated… Read more »

GovLoop on HuffPo: “3 Signs That Government Is More Innovative Than Ever”

A few weeks ago, Mr. GovLoop started blogging for the Huffington Post. We’re pretty jazzed about it and our main goal is to highlight and honor your awesomeness through this increased visibility. For instance, our newest post is titled: “3 Signs That Government is More Innovative Than Ever” Basically, we talk about our new “GovLaunch”… Read more »

A challenger to the Webbies?

Image by jdlasica via Flickr The immensely influential Arianna Huffington has decided to launch her own version of the 12 year old Webbys Awards (which are kindof like the web’s answer to the Oscars, complete with star-studded red carpet). The HuffPost Game Changers awards [are] to honor and celebrate 100 people who are using new… Read more »