Category: Webinar Library

Webinar Rewind: How to Engage Lifestyle Blogs

Originally aired Wednesday, September 1, 2021 Who runs the world? Moms. That might be a slight exaggeration, but the fact remains that parents can be powerful local influencers. This session features Amy J. McConnell, APR, former local government communications specialist and current owner of East Valley Moms. Drawing on her experience with both the government … Continued

Webinar Rewind: San Rafael, CA Management Analyst Team Recruitment

This webinar originally aired on August 26, 2021. The City of San Rafael, CA is currently recruiting for five Management Analysts to work in the economic development, finance, fire & EMS, management, and public works department. Please join this free webinar to learn more about working for the city, the positions, and the application process. … Continued

Webinar Rewind: YouTube & Wibbitz for Video Creation

View the Slide Deck Originally aired August 25, 2021 as part of the Reaching the Broader Social Media Landscape series. Find future events at Over 80% of Americans say they use YouTube according to Pew—and no, that’s not a typo. We’ll explore YouTube’s audience (hint: it’s everyone) and how they use it, then switch … Continued

Webinar Rewind: Why Explore the Broader Social Media Landscape?

View the slide deck This webinar originally aired August 18, 2021. In our series kickoff, we’ll take a look at the broader social media landscape and social media trends in 2021. Attendees will walk away with a better understanding of who is where on social media and where they spend their time. About the Series … Continued

Webinar Rewind: Building Public Trust Through Performance Dashboards

This webinar originally aired on July 29, 2021. Data transparency is an essential part of building public trust. Join us to learn how two different cities approach sharing performance data with residents. We’ll explore the importance of data transparency, how and what to communicate on a community-facing dashboard, and advice for fostering a culture of … Continued

Webinar Rewind: The Link Between Short-Term Rentals, Affordable Housing, and Community Character

 Originally aired 6/23/2021. Unregulated short-term rentals can lead to unintended negative impacts on affordable housing and prospects for long-term renters. Interested in preserving your community’s character and the well-being of long-term residents? Join us for a discussion around short-term rentals, affordable housing and best practices for ensuring their harmonious coexistence! Speakers: Brumby McLeod, Associate … Continued

Webinar Rewind: Short-Term Rentals, Tourism Taxes and Revenue Recovery

Originally aired 6/16/2021. Are short-term rentals taxed the same way as hotels or other traditional lodging options in your community? If the answer is no, you’re likely missing out on revenue for your community. Join us to learn more about the relationship between short-term rentals and tourism-related taxes, best practices for revenue recovery and equitable … Continued

Webinar Rewind: How One City Engaged 40% of its Population & Saved $100,000

 Originally aired June 10, 2021. Twelve months after implementing its new community engagement app, the City of Sandefjord with a population of 62,000 saw 28,000 downloads, 3000 – 8,000 daily users, and 15,000 monthly active users for context.  Learn about how they implemented this application to personalize news from the city and local media … Continued

Webinar Rewind: Gathering Community Feedback on Short-Term Rentals

Originally aired June 9, 2021, as part of our ELGL + Host Compliance/Granicus Short Term Rentals Series. While getting an accurate representation of community sentiment can be difficult, resident feedback is a critical part of the short-term rental regulation process. Join us to learn about best practices for community engagement around short-term rentals and how … Continued

Webinar Rewind: Better City Websites. For All.

View the slide deck Join this session for a breakdown of the latest benchmark data on US City Websites fielded by OpenCities and Monsido. Find out what’s working for city websites, and what’s not and get live insights from the City of Grand Rapids on how they’re approaching their website experience, quality and performance. Speakers: … Continued

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