Social Media

Eight things we learned from the ‘social media’ election

The General Election was - most people agree - a bit of a surprise. First off, the Conservative party defied the polls to win a slim majority in the Commons. Second, a fair few analysts who had talked of this being a 'social media' election were left scratching their heads... Before the 7th of May we had headlines like ...

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Networked Councillor Update

Way back at the beginning of summer I blogged about my first experience of the Networked Councillor programme. This is a programme designed to give elected members the tools they need to effectively communicate, collaborate and co-produce with their communities in the digital world. When I joined the company, Networked Councillor was being delivered to ...

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Siobhan joins the team and gets Networked Councillorerd!

Yesterday was my ninth day in my new role as a Project Support Officer at Public-i and I spent it attending a Networked Councillor workshop at West Sussex County Council. Now that I have figured out where the tea and coffee are kept, and learnt to avoid the office lift at all costs, I have ...

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Launching the Networked Councillor report – and the future

Today the East of England LGA will formally launch the finalised Networked Councillor report - written by our very own Catherine Howe - so it's a big day at Public-i. The report's publication is the culmination of a lot of very hard work - but it's by no means the end (actually, to rip off ...

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