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Political Ads on Facebook

The following information was shared with ELGL by Eva Guidarini, a member of Facebook’s U.S. Politics & Government Outreach team.  ELGL is working with Eva on a GovLove podcast episode to further clarify and define local government advertising restrictions. Facebook is currently defining a political ad as any ad that: Is made by, on behalf of, or about a … Continued

Fake News & True Eye Openers (#ELGL18 Preview!)

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m reading:  The Truthful Art: Data, Charts, and Maps for Communication by Alberto Cairo What I’m watching: I recently stumbled upon Doug DeMuro and his car review channel on YouTube and I’m not a car guy at all, but the joy he conveys in doing what he loves is just … Continued

No, you don’t need to #DeleteFacebook

Right Now with Nick Smith (Linkedin/Twitter) What I’m reading: remember when I was excited to start Science & The City? I haven’t read a single page yet. All news and white papers. Sad. What I’m watching: Most Extreme Elimination Challenge — in 1980s Japan, game show debuted where 100 contestants tried to summit a mountain of … Continued

You’re Invited: Government Social Media Webinar

Here’s an exciting local government social media training opportunity that’s FREE for ELGL members! Kirsten WyattI’m the co-founder and executive director of ELGL. I love my job. Other things I love: local government, my family, my dog Michael Jordan, sandwiches, naps, books, and skee-ball. http://elgl.org

The Long Tail of Neighborhood Social Media

Perhaps you’re familiar with a concept called the Long Tail. It’s a statistical concept that has been applied to all sorts of real-world situations, from retail production to game design. It holds true in the world of social media platforms, too. patrick.rollens@gmail.com

Devising a Strong Communications Plan

By: Bridget Doyle bridget@sarahhellems.wpengine.com We answer to many bosses in local government, but at the core of it all, the taxpayers and community are the people we serve. The best way to gain support and aid in transparency is to share the reasoning and hard work behind municipal decision making with the public. As a government … Continued

04.18.2014

The best of Peeps Show 2014 Trending 04.17.14 Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (Prom? Remix) Local Government Confidential: Sitting at the Little Kids Table Growing Up in City Hall: Life as a City Manager’s Child with Jeanna Troha ELGL Connects Launches “Who’s Who in Local Government” “Launch Yourself” Interviews ELGL Co-Founder Kent Wyatt Transaction Wire Surprised city … Continued

01.21.14 Your Morning Buzz

 The Internet Reacts to Richard Sherman’s Epic Postgame Interview   Transaction Wire Ex-Lowell councilor files suit Owasso council names interim city manager to full-time post Lenly Weathers, “model citizen” of St. Louis, dies at 87 Council set to approve Gregory Rose as city manager City of Bonham is accepting applications for Director of Finance Benoit … Continued

ELGL Pitching Social Media Session on ICMA Call for Ideas

In addition to our upcoming presentation at the SGR Organizational Development conference in January, ELGL has set a goal of presenting at three professional conferences in 2014.  We believe that this type of outreach is good for our organization and our mission, and so we are making active pitches to participate in other organizations’ conferences … Continued

08.21.13 Your Morning Buzz

Oregon Caves meeting led to invention of the View-Master   High 5 Why We Should Build a National Internet System Under the National Highway System – A “broadband superhighway” would broaden digital access, boost the economy, and lay the foundation for an intelligent transportation system. Made in Oakland: How one city turned into an art and maker … Continued

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