Social media is a powerful tool for local governments to inform and to engage with the community at-large. Local government needs to demonstrate that it’s worthy of its constituents’ time and trust.
General Code offers a variety of options to help our client communities optimize their eCode experience and to provide demos of our other digital solutions.
When your eCode is regularly updated, you’re guaranteeing a resource your entire community can depend on – every hour of every day, from any location.
A regularly updated Code is an enforceable and reliable resource that empowers everyone in your community.
“If you build it, they will come,” right? Not exactly. But there are many ways to attract traffic to your social media accounts.
Exploring how a less car-centric environment can positively impact the health and well-being of your citizens and the livability of your community-at-large.
When your Code is up-to-date and constituents can find the information they’re looking for, the Town Hall can be a quieter place to work.
In these TEDx Talks, the presenters explore how music can positively impact your community’s identity, economy, and the well-being of your citizens.
Social media isn’t all about creating noise to raise awareness or pushing information out to your followers/constituents. Sometimes you need to listen, too.
Social media is still one of the newer ways that people are getting information about and from their local governments.
Essential resources for creating and amending ordinances
Putting people at the center of the government services universe
General Code is ready to be your ‘study buddy’ with an extensive variety of options to help our clients optimize their eCode360 experience.
Using your local gov’s social media channels, you can help local businesses and organizations to draw larger crowds to events, boosting tourism to your region and supporting economic growth.
Doing your homework is important when considering codification so that your Code meets the needs of your municipality and your citizens. Here’s a list of questions you should always ask first before you make your choice.
Model ordinances can be great starting points for drafting new ordinances, but they should be reviewed and tailored for your municipality before being adopted.
Local governments are upping their games in an effort to be more transparent with their citizens. Municipalities are leveraging the latest technologies to open new communication channels.
You’ve decided to start using social media to communicate with your citizens, but what channel is the right one to use? We’ve compiled some of the top-used social media channels that local governments are using and examples of how they’re being used.
Does your community have a social media policy in place? (Spoiler alert: the answer should be yes.)
Some of our clients have used extracts from their municipal Code to feed information into other business
systems used throughout their municipalities.
Use eCode360’s Notes tool to help citizens and other users of your online Code stay up to date and informed.
Social media channels, perhaps more than any other communication tool, offer officials at every level of government the most rapid way to reach out to those in harm’s way or already affected by an emergency situation. It seems that we are all increasingly turning to Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram for more than social reasons. A trend that is not going unnoticed by many in government responsible for emergency management.