Case Study: The Township Of Hopewell Built Community Engagement Around the Emerald Ash Borer Invasion

Committee Member of the Township of Hopewell NJ (population around 16,000), Vanessa Sandom recognizes the importance of connecting with the community: “New Jersey municipalities often struggle engaging their citizens. More, outside of public meetings, governments have few ways to hear resident feedback….. Hopewell Township hopes to create a new citizen-action forum, bridging the gap between […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

3 years ago

Case Study: Rural Municipality of St. Clements

Rural Municipality of St. Clements Case Study A brief overview of how St. Clements kickstarted their community engagement around the “Let’s Talk Trash” project. EngagementHQ is used by organizations ranging in size from national governments and capital cities through to small regional communities. The Rural Municipality of St Clements in Manitoba Canada has a population […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

3 years ago

Une consultation en ligne qui attire un large public : étude de cas de la Ville de Gatineau

Je dis toujours à nos clients qu’en matière de participation publique en ligne, la première année est la plus difficile. Faire connaître la plateforme et susciter l’intérêt des citoyens prend du temps. La meilleure façon d’y arriver est d’augmenter progressivement la base de participants en multipliant les initiatives d’implication de la communauté sur de nombreux […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

3 years ago

Case Study: City of Aspen Using EngagementHQ to Build Community

The City of Aspen (population around 6,000) started engaging their community online using Bang the Table in June 2016. Mitzi Rapkin, Community Relations Director explained that their aim is to connect directly with more of the community: “To us it is significant even if we reach just one additional person by including online engagement….. We […]

Bang the Table

Bang the Table

3 years ago

Auckland Transport is achieving high engagement rates. Here’s why…

The Auckland Transport team has impressed us with very high engagement rates in their past projects, making this a perfect site to showcase some effective ways to design your EngagementHQ site. Read on to discover what tools have been used for this project and how they helped the Transport team achieve their project goals.

Joe Kresling

Joe Kresling

4 years ago

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How to co-design what a library should and could be?

Earlier this year Christchurch City Council launched the Your Library, Your Voice campaign to get the community involved in helping design its new central library following the 2011 earthquakes. Between February and June 2011 a series of earthquakes and aftershocks devastated much of Christchurch, New Zealand’s second largest city. In all, 185 people were killed […]

5 years ago

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How to grow your online community panel? Introducing the ‘Willoughby’ method!

There is no questioning that online community panels are fast becoming a key part of local government community engagement strategies. Online community panels offer many benefits in terms of engagement marketing efficiency and effectiveness, and from a research perspective, they can offer some rigor around the demographic diversity of those being engaged. The question that […]

5 years ago

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Turbocharge your community panel’s growth by embracing a little controversy

Your community panel’s growth can be turbocharged using a variety of strategies. One sure fire method is to embrace a little controversy and engage the community about highly emotional issues. The single most often asked question I hear in relation to online community engagement is, “how do we get more people to get involved in the […]

5 years ago

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