During the past 20 years, or so, as video technology has leapfrogged itself to the point where you can shoot a feature film on your phone, many local agencies began hiring communication specialists and video producers to come up with new and creative ways to get their message out. But, in many cases, the priorities… Read more »
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Today, government communications jobs are so much more than just writing press releases and talking to reporters.
No matter your station in life, Baby Boomer, Gen X, Gen Y, Millennial, or anything in between, it will be consistently important to recognize while we may not have the same ways of thinking or doing, those differences will be what makes us successful IF we highlight the best of each and work in coalition.
Like all the other things we have to maintain in life – our cars, our diets, our checkbooks – maintaining an image takes time and talent. It doesn’t just happen and it doesn’t involve only one strategy.
Should your government agency or public service organization even speak up about a celebrity death? If you decide to share, how can you do so tastefully?
Last week, we listed 10 female feds that you should definitely follow on social media. But now your Twitter feed could probably use a little state and local government love, right? Don’t worry. I’ve got you covered. Here are my top ten suggestions for state and local female leaders, plus one organization, to follow on… Read more »
For a sustainable social media presence, you need to empower your agency’s staff to make social media part of their everyday communications strategy. Here’s how.
Whether you’re under re-evaluation, looking for a new job, or just want to do a little pre-spring cleaning, here are some tips on editing your social media profile and keeping it professional.
Social media is a great way to interact with others, exchange information and get your ideas and products out to a larger and broader audience. However, social media demands that those on it are social—engagement is key to a successful social media presence. It can be difficult to know how to engage and when to… Read more »
Twitter chats certainly aren’t the newest concept, but their popularity has been steadily growing over the past few years. As their popularity grows, companies, organizations and now government agencies are beginning to get in on the fun. But to run your own Twitter chat, you have to know how. And while there is a plethora… Read more »