Is online community engagement real and valuable?

I am sometimes confronted by a prejudice in my travels; that relationships developed through online community engagement are less real than those created via face-to-face engagement processes. Like most prejudices I believe it is based on fear and misunderstanding. Earlier this week I was lucky enough to be asked to chair a mini-conference in Sydney […]

10 years ago

Tags:

Writing Great Web Content

Author, web content strategist and e-learning trainer, Rachel McAlpine from NZ organisation Contented, reminds us that when it comes to web copy, less is more.

Rachel McAlpine

Rachel McAlpine

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

10 years ago

10 Best Things to Creating a Captivating Citizen Engagement Platform

Creating a captivating citizen engagement platform is about much more than having a pretty website. Yes, a site needs to look smart and deliver the goods design-wise, but with the main objective being to rally community participation, it’s crucial that you deliver a site based on sound methodology and highly engaging content. Of course, there is […]

Tracey Gobey

Tracey Gobey

10 years ago

Tags:

6 risks of online consultation and their mitigation

Risk perception and demonstratable mitigation strategies are the biggest challenges we face as a new industry. Online consultation has opened up a world of new opportunities for reaching new audiences and enhancing community involvement in public life. However, with new opportunities come new risks. To start the ball rolling on this topic, I’ve picked six […]

Dr Crispin Butteriss

Dr Crispin Butteriss

10 years ago

The lost potential of Facebook

If Facebook were only configured so we could find interesting things on there more easily and reach out to people more effectively it would be a very powerful medium for engagement and community participation. The problem is you can’t so it isn’t… yet.

Matthew Crozier

Matthew Crozier

10 years ago

Tags: ,

My new friends ‘notinmybackyard’, ‘bigbloke’, ‘nefertiti’ and ‘radox’

I had been involved in the world of online community engagement for literally days when I was extracted for a month to re-emerge intensively aware of the how, what, where and the when. Buffed, spick and span, my head full of knowledge and senses tingling with a combination of trepidation and excitement, I thrust myself […]

Ray Scanlan

Ray Scanlan

10 years ago

Top 10 Tips for Creating an Accessible Community Engagement Websites

It is a widespread belief among web designers and implementers that sites that are accessible to users with disabilities must by necessity be uninteresting and simple, particularly visually uninteresting. As the nation’s leading provider of web accessibility workshops it is Vision Australia’s contention that this belief is profoundly misguided. Certainly, a very plain, visually simple […]

Neil King

Neil King

11 years ago

Tags:

Managing the 90-9-1 Principle for Online Community Engagement

This is the final version of slideshow for “Social Media in Government” presentation delivered in Edmonton, Canada on 27th January 2010. The presentation provides and overview of the 90-9-1 phenomena, demonstrates in application to online citizen engagement via Bang the Table’s data sets, presents three case studies, and provides recommendations for removing barriers to engaging […]

Dr Crispin Butteriss

Dr Crispin Butteriss

11 years ago

Tags: ,

EngagementHQ Logo Gray Let's activate your community. REQUEST A DEMO