Posts Tagged: socialmedia

Fall Speaking Schedule – From NAGW to Beyond 2010

My fall schedule is quite busy, and I’m looking forward to meet many of my social media friends at several upcoming speaking engagements. So you’ll know where to find me: Citizen 2.0 Workshop – Sunday, Sept. 19, 2-4 p.m., Fairfield, CA – I’ll be leading a session on social media for progressive activists and campaignRead… Read more »

‘The Twitter SF Officials Daily’

If you’re using Twitter, you’ve probably already been exposed to, the site that allows anyone to create daily Twitter newspaper based on lists of Twitter members. It’s a very nice tool, and one we’re now using in the City Attorney’s Office to create a daily update from links and photos shared by more thanRead… Read more »

Check Out How SF Gov Stacks Up on Twitter

More than three dozen San Francisco officials, agencies and programs are active on Twitter, using the microblogging tool to broadcast messages, interact with citizens and even accept service requests. The SF City Attorney’s Office is highly active on Twitter, and in this spreadsheet we’ve put together, you can check out various City and County ofRead… Read more »

How To Analyze Use of Twitter and Other Social Media

© Creative Commons adriel [at] September 5, 2010 One Saturday, I noticed that my pal Nick Charney was getting a lot of buzz on Twitter while speaking at a big conference. In addition to his fearless innovation, Charney is well-known for his hairstyle, long bangs with a flip. I decided to have a littleRead… Read more »

Do You Have What it Takes to Change Government and Create Gov 2.0?

As I’ve said many times before, Government 2.0 isn’t about technology, but what that technology enables. When the TSA rolls out an initiative like the IdeaFactory, developing and implementing the technology is the easy part (disclosure: my company has supported the IdeaFactory project). When the GSA implements the Better Buy Project, getting UserVoice up andRead… Read more »

Sunshine 2.0 – What is your government doing? Survey, slides

I’ve cleared the decks this week. Today, I am digging deep into the draft Sunshine 2.0 guide for the national League of Women Voters. I’ve been drawing on my early e-government days in Minnesota state government and my many speaking trips where I’ve collected some of the best examples of democracy online supported by governmentRead… Read more »

San Francisco City Attorney’s Office on Flickr

Of late, I’ve been been using the photo sharing site Flickr more and more, shifting my focus from researching its 4 billion images to uploading fresh content and networking through the site. Flickr has tremendous functionality for creating blog content and populating other social media platforms as well. I’ve got a recent post about usingRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Radio Hot Links – July 29, 2010

International, visual: James Hutchinson: Gov 2.0, Web 2.0 clash over accessibility Eric Fischer: Overlay of San Francisco vehicle movements for all of June 2010 Joe Eskenazi: Republicans Following Porn on Twitter Felipe Estaban: Colombia 2.0 – The time is now John F. Moore: The Social Ecosystem – Developing Social Usage Guidelines David Forbes: Transparency isRead… Read more »

Social Media: Taking Stock in Your Government

Much of the hand-wringing in government social media practice – or more so, the decision-making behind whether to have a government social media practice – centers on return on investment, or even “return on engagement.” Does it work, and how do we measure whether it works? From measuring retweets, to numbers of fans, unique blogRead… Read more »

Gov 2.0 Radio: Carol Spencer on Morris County, NJ and NAGW

Join a conversation about social media and local government with Morris County, NJ, webmaster Carol Spencer, treasurer of the National Association of Government Webmasters. A veteran of IBM, Spencer calls social media the biggest revolution in technology since the personal computer. On gov’t agencies blocking social media, she says, “You’re blocking access to the wayRead… Read more »