Social Media for Local Government: Shoalhaven Council
Social Media for Neighbourhoods
Twitter is Prestigious – and Dangerous!
Some Basic Organisational Strategies
Multiple staff accounts – cheerleading – 3rd party endorsements …
Applying a Twitter Consciousness to a Personal Facebook Page
Can your Facebook page become a community meeting point? Bodytrim
Relevancy + High Numbers!
Outsourcing – but probably not to the office intern!
Who’s on Twitter?
My Warringah – Should follow people back
Fairfield City Council – need more photos
Randwick Mayor – ???
Local Allies on Twitter:
@lyndelpn – Uni of Wollongong lecturer, gives great advice on Nowra cafes!
@DarrylLeeRubi – your Local Government Learning Solutions connection
@NotJustComics comic book store in Nowra, a cool local small business
@hungryduckberry mod asian restaurant in Berry, emphasis on local food and sustainability
@TheBerryTeaShop the name says it all
@barkingmadberry another local business and regular twitter fiend
@HopDogBW microbrewery based in south nowra, his beer is awesome!
PaintMeHappy a Sydney-based self-confessed ‘local government maven’.
What is a “Tweet”? Examples of Tweets
Friends of Twitter:
Twitter Tales ~ It’s More Than Just ROI …
Foodies on Twitter
@sydneycafes I am biased towards examples of LG using twitter to connect residents with each other, not just with Council
Local Online Businesses / Associations
Community Social Media
Councils of Respondents to a previous Survey:
Kogarah Council – Facebook – Twitter
Further Reading: Relevant Social Media Articles
What is Pinterest?
Pinterest – Fantastic to Use with Twitter (and Facebook):
Great for infographics e.g. History of the Web
Cut-through is a great reason to do Instagram, Pinterest & Linked In for starters.
Facebook Buys Instagram for $1 Billion
Facebook has just finished a deal to acquire mobile photo sharing app Instagram for approximately $1 billion in cash and stock. Instagram will remain an independently branded stand-alone app that’s separate from Facebook, but the services will increase their ties to each other. Read article …
Sydney Councils on Instagram
More Council Websites
Keep in touch – I #FollowBack
Social Media News Sources:
Plus @iggypintado, @socmediologist, @hollingsworth etc etc …
Further Reading: Social Media Articles:
Top 10 Tips for Running Facebook Contests
Quality info for student research: how to use Google more effectively
Great Social Media Video on Youtube
A Visual History of Twitter
40 Fascinating Twitter Facts
4 Social Media Trends in 2012
Best 3 Social Media Infographics
Are your tweets being heard?
Recent Twitter Joinees from our Workshops: