Hosting better forum discussions for online engagement

Using forum discussions is a great tool for online engagement. Forums can be used to discuss and debate issues, deliberate over decisions, ideate solutions to problems and provide feedback on proposals. However, forums can sometimes be a tricky engagement method to pull off and there are some important things to be aware of when conducting a […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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5 Best Design Tips for EHQ

If you want to learn about how to create an online engagement portal that has impact and leaves an impression on your community, then these 5 design tips are for you.

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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Is registration a barrier to participation?

One of the most common questions about participation in online engagement, is whether the signup or registration process has negative effects on participation rates. To answer this, we looked at our Google Analytics traffic data for all sites over 2016 and analysed user behaviour. Here’s what we found; 80% of people who reached the signup […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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Analysing survey results using filters

​Conducting surveys with EHQ is one of the most common ways to collect feedback from online engagement projects. analysing survey results To help you analyse this data we recommend using filters to help you look for trends and patterns in your survey data. Understanding this feature is essential for anyone using surveys as part of […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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What is City Hall Selfie Day?

August 15th is ELGL #CityHallSelfie day and Bang the Table is proud to be a sponsor for this year’s event. We are counting down the days to see all of your smiling faces for City Hall Selfie Day! So what’s the hype behind this selfie filled day? It’s in celebration of local government and gives you the opportunity […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

2 years ago

Football Pads For Community Engagement, Bad Idea? (Article Summary)

For all of us who have worked in the field of community engagement—local government, or otherwise—we instinctively know the difference in playing offense or defense with our tactics and communications. It goes without saying that organizational reputation, values and community trust are always of utmost importance and guide our entire playbook. In any given play, […]

Amanda Nagl

Amanda Nagl

2 years ago

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5 Reasons Why Community Engagement Matters

It’s hard getting things done in any government organization. Procedures must be followed, there’s an abundance of caution, lengthy sign-off chains and at the end of it all – a political decision. It’s to the credit of government staff that they just want to get on with things. One of the side effects of this […]

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 years ago

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Small changes make a big difference to your participant’s online experience

At Bang the Table, we’re spending more and more time thinking about both EngagementHQ’s UX for both participants and administrators. Improved UX will simplify your role as an administrator. At the same time you should see higher participation rates and re-engagement rates as participants find the participation so easy, intuitive and enjoyable.

Joe Kresling

Joe Kresling

2 years ago

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