East Sussex

CityCamp Brighton: a quick roundup of Friday’s talks

I only went to the first day (the Friday) of Brighton's second CityCamp, but from all I've heard the weekend was a big success. I expect we'll get a lot more from others who were there over the weekend, but I thought I'd just sum up a little of what happened on Friday before that. As ...

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Telling you about our Social Media Audits

Over the last year at Public-i, we've worked hard to develop a new product, the Social Media Audit - which we're now ready to start talking about a bit more on the blog. That'll take the form of a few case studies - and we'll share them as they arrive. But for the moment I ...

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Research, engage, consult and network event – Adur Civic Centre

Today I'm at the 'Talking about money' event at Adur Civic Centre, where staff from statutory agencies across Sussex are talking about budget consultation - and in particular how to more effectively engage communities about budets, spending and priority setting to inform financial decision making. I and others will try to keep you up to date ...

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Getting a first idea who’s online in your area

At Public-i, we often tell people that 'there's a conversation going on out there that's about you, but you're not always taking part in it'. But how do you know that for yourselves? Here are a few tips that can start to give you an idea of who is out there in your area using social ...

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Using the social web well in times of social unrest

On the Friday before the riots started, I was trying to write a response to Dan Slee's excellent post about how vital really good social-media communication is in an emergency. I was hoping to add a few of my own thoughts but, having got three quarters through, I stopped writing my masterpiece, thinking I’d return to it ...

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