Community engagement through social networking

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Slides used during a workshop at the Centre for Public Scrutiny conference on 1st July 2010.

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Community engagement through social networking

  1. Community engagement through social networking Dave Briggs Community Evangelist Learning Pool
  2. Or: how we can use the internet to make scrutiny more interesting? (It doesn’t need to be that confusing.) http://www.flickr.com/photos/mn_francis/388474284/
  3. @davebriggs dave@learningpool.com www.davepress.net http://www.flickr.com/photos/janetedavis/4407684366/
  4. I was a scrutiny officer once! http://www.flickr.com/photos/ell-r-brown/4622198215/
  5. Five years later, I was working at Number 10. http://www.flickr.com/photos/downingstreet/ 3045344571/
  6. I think we can safely say, then, that this stuff works. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 89186997@N00/3396410350/
  7. It’s not just a young person’s game.
  8. But be careful out there, folks!
  9. So, what is digital engagement? http://www.flickr.com/photos/takomabibelot/ 4373062612/
  10. Cognitive surplus, anyone? http://www.flickr.com/photos/ poptech2006/2969510044/
  11. 100 million hours 200 billion hours http://www.flickr.com/photos/maddi/2432148351/
  12. £5,500 £153,516 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atheist_Bus_Campaign
  13. First up: people are already engaging online in your area. http://www.flickr.com/photos/havovubu/3728604649/
  14. Sheffield Pop: 534,500 http://www.flickr.com/photos/roger/9694345/
  15. Sheffield forum Total posts: 4,288,013
  16. Ampthill, Bedfordshire. Pop: 6,767 http://www.flickr.com/photos/elsie/785181609/
  17. Around Ampthill Total posts: 38,700
  18. Secondly, you really ought to be a part of this. http://www.flickr.com/photos/motoyen/4393846581/
  19. It’s no different than any other kind of engagement - it’s just in a different medium. http://www.flickr.com/photos/andyi/4745259789/
  20. Quick Cheap Conversational Mobile Scalable http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 9229859@N02/1052409181/
  21. Third, there’s some things you need to do to get cracking. http://www.flickr.com/photos/purpleslog/183842413/
  22. Listen Acknowledge Create Collaborate http://www.flickr.com/photos/theory/3193684688/
  23. Most importantly: go ugly early. (Or: release early, release often.) http://www.flickr.com/photos/babasu/410086519/
  24. Fourth, some important things to remember. http://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalart/2101765353/
  25. Use existing networks, and grow your own too. http://www.flickr.com/photos/phrenologist/3172558/
  26. If you build it, people won’t necessarily come. http://www.flickr.com/photos/ 9229859@N02/1052409181/
  27. Make policy, but keep it light. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdickert/2570185865/
  28. You have your culture, the internet has its. http://www.flickr.com/photos/inel/1388664496/
  29. Be bold. Be relentlessly positive. Be human. http://www.flickr.com/photos/jdegenhardt/4623915594/
  30. All this in action: letstalkcentral.com
  31. Thanks for listening! dave@learningpool.com www.learningpool.com www.davepress.net @davebriggs http://www.flickr.com/photos/blackbeltjones/ 3365682994/
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