Search, General Interest Portals/ communities, software manufacturers, member communities, email
Social media is just another way to describe the conversations that are happening online. In the last few years, countless social media properties have come and gone. With such a vast landscape of sites, tools, and applications, it’s unrealistic, and impractical, to try to master them all. That’s why, in this deck, we’re going to examine the top 10 that you, as a marketer, need to know about in order to be a part of the conversation – whether that means actively speaking, or just starting to listen.
ICMA “bright side of government” YouTube Channel at “ICMA is working with its strategic partner Microsoft to find best practices, interesting uses of IT technology, and tips for saving money through technology from local governments.” http://www.youtube.com/GovernmentStar
MISSOURI CITY CLERKS AND FINANCE OFFICERS ANNUAL CONFERENCE LODGE OF THE FOUR SEASONS LAKE OF OZARKS MARCH 9, 2010 Local Government and Social Media
“ The staggering increase in the amount of time people are spending on these sites is changing the way people spend their time online and has ramifications for how people behave, share and interact within their normal daily lives.” (Sense of Community)
Nielsen, Global Faces & Networked Places, 2009
“ Social” is a fancy word for conversations happening online that may be extremely important or not so important ? i.e. (Amber Alert for a missing child) (Political demonstration in Iran) (I am @ the MOCCFOA @ The Lake) (My 6year old just lost another tooth) etc..
Over 200 million people (even elected officials) use Facebook everyday to keep up with Friends, family, co-workers, and constituents along with uploading photos, sharing links and videos (Mafia Wars or Farmville?)
Facebook Nielsen, Global Faces & Networked Places, 2009
Develop a “Social Media Policy” that looks forward (handout)
Develop “Rules of Engagement” for Elected Officials (handout)
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