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Date: Tuesday, October 17 Time: 9:00 a.m. Registration and networking breakfast will start at 8:30 a.m. The work of the federal government is complex, which can make it challenging to clearly communicate what your agency does. So how can you make your message matter? Please join the Federal Communicators Network and the Partnership for Public … Continue reading Messaging Your Mission
What: Please join us for an upcoming webinar from the Social Marketing Association of North America When: Noon - Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2017 Register here: https://goo.gl/forms/RljalXrzuqviGtDF3 In partnership with the Social Marketing Association of North America, the Federal Communicators Network brings you a webinar about a behavior change practice called social marketing. Social marketing is the … Continue reading Webinar – Social Marketing Assn. of America
Author: Ann Ramsey You probably deal with field video crews often in your role as a government communicator. For example, you host press conferences and other media events that broadcasters want to cover. From the broadcasters’ point of view, any shooting done out of the studio (i.e. covering your event) is considered “field” or “remote” … Continue reading Government Communicators: Know Who’s Who In a Field Video Crew
Author: Victoria Wales Late last year, Business.USA.gov (BUSA) began transitioning its web presence to USA.gov and with its content, came its social media and email accounts. While transferring ownership of a Twitter account is fairly easy to do from a technical standpoint, transferring email ownership and tools is not. We had to tackle several things … Continue reading Letting Go of 85% of Our Email Subscribers
Join the Social Marketing Association of North America (SMANA) on Tuesday, July 18, from 6:00 pm- 7:30pm at Make Offices just south of Dupont Circle for another lively and interactive evening filled with networking, a presentation and small group discussions. Our speaker will be Robert Reynolds and his talk is called Experimenting Everywhere: Designing Behavioral Micro-experiments … Continue reading Talk: Experimenting Everywhere: Designing Behavioral Micro-experiments for Beginners
Author: Jessica Milcetich In March, the team of writers and editors at USAGov adopted some agile principles in an attempt to streamline our content development process. We hoped operating in a more agile manner would help us address some of the challenges we were facing as a team: Being asked to support many new … Continue reading Becoming an Agile Content Team