How to Create an Online Discussion that Will Ignite Conversation

One of simplest strategies online community managers use to keep the community fire burning bright is to ignite conversations throughout the community. However, there are methods to ignite this discussion that will increase the chances that it will survive versus peter out in a few minutes. Take a look at the very successful discussion below… Read more »


Why Challenge.gov is Driving Innovation + Livestream on Thursday 11/10! Join in!

INNOVATION AT ITS BEST: CHALLENGE.GOV. Government has made a ton of progress in innovation over the last few years. And many will find it hard to disagree that some of the most innovative citizen creations have been catalyzed and precipitated with the launch of Challenge.gov. What is it? Challenge.gov is simply a place where the… Read more »


Just put a zombie in it

By Mary Yang, Marketing Communications Manager, GovDelivery Like many communications professionals, social media specialists, online community managers, and every other title/position that’s trying to get the word out about your organization’s services and awesomeness, there are some days where my mind draws a blank for my next blog post. I’ve learned not to fear it… Read more »


Biggest Online Community Killer?

By Lauren Modeen, Manager of Online Strategy, GovLoop Ever wondered what the biggest online community killer is? I’ve been looking at communities lately of all shapes and sizes. Is it mean bloggers? Spam? Too controversial? Answer: Not Interesting So…how do you keep things interesting? 5 Ways to Make Your Community Interesting 1. Invite people passionate… Read more »