Posts Tagged: media

Re-blog of Social Media Overview from my LinkedIn Group

I posted the following to LinkedIn and thought that this would be a good place to re-blog it….appreciate feedback. Social media consists of tools like FaceBook, Ning.com , LinkedIn, Plaxo, and Twitter, to name a few. These and many other web-based tools are known as Web 2.0. Web 2.0 also includes Google and all itsRead… Read more »

FOSE 2009 debuts “Digital & New Media for Government” Workshop

Exciting gov 2.0 event announced by FOSE 2009! FOSE 2009 debuts Digital & New Media for Government Workshop March 10, 2009 Meeting Room 144-C Co-located with FOSE, Walter E. Washington Convention Center Call 1-866-289-5593 to register OR to add to your FOSE registration. Rates are $495 for government, military, and government contractors; $595 for allRead… Read more »

Social media marketing author, speaker, columnist Dave Evans coming to town Monday, March 9 @ Rockville, MD (6-8pm)

GovLoopers … please join us in giving this social media marketer from Texas a warm Washington DC welcome! You are invited to free social media marketing event @ Rockville, MD For those interested in social media marketing mindset, approaches, tips and strategies, ClickZ.com’s (www.clickz.com) own social media marketing columnist and author of Social Media Marketing:Read… Read more »

Collecting the best case studies of Social Media in Government

I am working on collecting the best case studies of social media in government for a workshop series I am organizing with Potomac Forum. I would greatly appreciate any suggestions on topics, curriculum and speakers. We are planning to bring in some outside speakers on commercial lessons learned and how they could be applied toRead… Read more »

Citizen Networks, The Next Big Thing?

Transparency. Efficiency. Accountability. All are stated goals of federal, state and local government. All are embodied in the Economic Recovery Act. How will they be accomplished? The Old World. In the “old world”, government agencies approach each by building or modifying Web based portals. Government uses these portals as hubs to publish government documents andRead… Read more »

Would appreciate suggestions on what gov 2.0 topics you want to learn more about

Hi GovLoopers 🙂 I am strongly considering submitting a speaking proposal to The National Association of Government Webmasters for their upcoming conference. While there are various subjects I could pitch and speak to, would like to know what suggestions you have on perhaps what topics you believe are most helpful to learn more about. OutRead… Read more »

Contribute what you know and think to a gov’t social media survey

Andy Krzmarzick and Ari Herzog are two private sector folks who are speaking at the Advanced Learning Institute’s Social Media in Gov’t conference at the end of March in DC. They’ve put together a survey, and they’d love for gov’t folks at federal, state, local, and international governmental agencies to share their thinking. They’ve promisedRead… Read more »

A soft social media manifesto for municipal government

• Email subscriptions (These go everywhere) • Contact us links (These go everywhere) • Digital video – Council/Boards/Commissions • Webcams • Health and Wellness Blogs/Newsletters • Top officials/employees/executives blogging/All blog • Online bill pay • Public Works requests online (potholes/streetlights etc.) • Download applications links • Wikis