From the blog
Authored by our expert staff and industry-leading guest writers, our blog equips you with the news and know-how you need to succeed in content communication
Social media is used by citizens all across the globe; however, not all government departments are using social media to its full potential. Social media is one of the few digital avenues offering two-way communication, giving the sender the ability to receive feedback and monitor sentiment. However, governments’ ability to fully utilise this two-way communication channel still has some way to go.
Change management. It’s something several government organisations are experiencing at the moment as they change the way they do their business, while continuing to deliver on their programs and policies in the most efficient and effective way. For many people, this level of change can be quite a stressful period, however, it’s not all doom and gloom. When managed effectively, change can lead to improved mental health, innovation and an increase in productivity.
In an ever-changing media landscape, we continue to see social media sites wield more influence over traditional media platforms. According to Facebook’s Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook helped more than 2 million Americans register to vote on November 8. What made social media such an influential landscape during the lead up to the Presidential Election?
Your brand is your image. It’s not only what you say, but also the result of an ongoing interplay, or dynamic, between your output and the response you get from the public. Branding for government should be strategic and include an overall vision for what the departments can achieve, while forging long-term relationships with the public.
Video News Releases (VNRs) are a way for government departments, not-for-profits and businesses to gain TV and online media coverage for events, programs or products. Read our tips on how you can produce your own Video News Releases and tell your story.
What’s the secret behind successful Instragram accounts which result in cult followings? How do you build user generated content into your Instagram strategy?
Whether your objective is to increase awareness, decrease call centre costs or change behaviour, if used correctly, social media can be a powerful channel. Here are 5 of the greatest examples of social media marketing in the public sector.