Closing the loop makes you a winner!

The most important part of any good community engagement activity is demonstrating to your community that their views have been heard and showing them the details of the feedback you received. Closing the loop is essential to building trust and it also builds transparency in your decision making. Good closing the loop practices make your […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

Using EHQ for Staff Consultation

Using EngagementHQ to conduct internal staff consultations is a great way to expand your engagement activities and can help to build a culture of engagement in your organisation. In this post, we look at how to setup a internal Staff Portal using EHQ, the types of content and consultations you might conduct via a staff […]

Nathan Connors

Nathan Connors

2 years ago

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Making the Case for Real Community Engagement

I’ve quite literally never heard anyone defend the ‘open mic’ as an engagement process and yet in 2017 it persists as the major form of engagement in many cities across the USA. We want to show core decision makers what can be achieved with more serious and sustained approaches to community engagement, but it’s not […]

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 years ago

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Resilient Together: Building a Resilience Strategy

Building Resilience Strategy – Resilience has many definitions. Urban resilience is about a city’s ability to bounce back from change whether the change is anticipated or when city officials and residents are surprised by it.

Amanda Nagl

Amanda Nagl

2 years ago

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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