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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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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Casey Conversations – An Inspirational Example Of Citizen Engagement

We are often asked about bringing together face to face and online community engagement and how the two relate to each other.   There is no doubt in my mind that online community engagement plays a really important role in preparing for and supporting face to face engagement.  It brings more people into the room, gets […]

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

2 years ago

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Reflecting On The 2017 APA Conference

After four days of nerve-wracking taxicab rides and frantic jaywalking, our time in New York for the 2017 APA National Conference has come to a close. It was a busy weekend at the Bang the Table booth. We brought 432 shot glasses to the conference and left with zero–planners sure know how to have fun! […]

Jeremy Shackett

Jeremy Shackett

2 years ago

Online Engagement Tips, Case Studies and Best Practices: ELGL GovLove Podcast

Our CEO and CO-Founder Matt Crozier sat down with Kirsten Wyatt from ELGL to discuss best practices in civic engagement. In the GovLove podcast, Matt reveals tips, ideas, case studies and engagement hacks that help local governments of all sizes understand and implement successful online community engagement. Listen to podcast: http://elgl.org/2017/05/09/podcast-citizen-engagement-with-matthew-crozier-of-bang-the-table/   About ELGL innovative […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

2 years ago

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