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Last chance! Golden Post Awards entry deadline tonight

Feb 07, 2022

Government social media professionals across the U.S. only have until 11:59 p.m. PT, tonight Monday, February 7 to get your Golden Post Awards nominations submitted! Be recognized for all the hard, dedicated work that you do through this special awards program created to celebrate your agency’s social media accomplishments. 

There is zero cost to you or your agency to enter! This...

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Golden Post Awards nominations extended! How to enter

Feb 03, 2022

The entry period for the Golden Post Awards is extended through 11:59 p.m. PT, Monday, February 7!! Be recognized for your dedicated work and share your agency’s social media accomplishments by getting your entry in before the deadline closes.

Does your agency have an exceptional presence on a certain social network? Excel at social media customer service? Have a podcast you’re...

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Honoring your work: Golden Post Awards nominations close soon

Jan 31, 2022

Your hard work in the government social media field doesn’t go unnoticed, but the time to submit your entry into the Golden Post Awards is closing soon! Be recognized for your dedicated work and share your agency’s social media accomplishments by getting your entry in now before 11:59 p.m. PT Thursday, February 3, at no cost to you or your agency.

While this awards program is...

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Ways to prioritize self-care on the socialgov frontlines

Jan 24, 2022

Contributed blog by Russel Lolacher, Director of Web and Social Media Services for the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and author of the Relationships at Work blog

We can love what we do and still need to practice self-care to address our mental health.

In providing digital engagement to the public through frontline social media services, you will engage every day —...

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Guide: Using alert features on Facebook, Twitter & Nextdoor

Jan 18, 2022

Humans are social by nature, so it’s no surprise that more than 80 percent of Americans use social media, according to Statista

As government agencies lean to social media to communicate current events and humanize their workers and initiatives, social networks are naturally a crucial part of a socialgov’s toolkit during an emergency or urgent situation. However, it’s...

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Social media image sizes 2022: Socialgov cheat sheet

Jan 13, 2022

Gone are the days when you could repurpose the same image or graphic across multiple social media platforms. Now, the recommended social media image sizes vary by platform and are seemingly always changing — what has become so important to your social media strategy has also become just as difficult to keep up with. In this quick guide, we’ll go over the most recent image sizes for...

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GSMCON2022: Golden Post Awards nominations open through Feb. 3

Jan 12, 2022

Share your agency’s social media accomplishments and be recognized for your dedicated work by submitting your entry for the Golden Post Awards now through 11:59 p.m. PT Thursday, February 3.

New for 2022 – U.S. Federal government agencies are now eligible to enter!

This awards program is exclusively designed to honor outstanding use of social media by government agencies in the U.S....

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Download: 2022 observance calendar roundup for your socialgov content calendar

Jan 10, 2022

What days should you keep in mind for your government social media content calendar? 

We’ve heard many government social media professionals like you ask for a helpful roundup resource of calendar observances over the past year, and we’re excited to let you know we put together a special downloadable 2022 observance calendar roundup!

Here’s how to download.

This resource...

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January 2022 observance calendar roundup

Dec 17, 2021

What days should you keep in mind for your government social media content calendar? Here’s a helpful roundup of some of the observed days happening in January you might want to build content for — or be mindful of — for your government social media accounts.

Please keep in mind that this may not be a full list, and we encourage you to check other sources like List of National...

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Reasons you need to take long-term social media service seriously

Dec 15, 2021

Contributed blog by Russel Lolacher, Director of Web and Social Media Services for the BC Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and author of the Relationships at Work blog

74% of Millennials (18-34) and 58% of GenX (35-54) have a better opinion of organizations that provide social media customer care  – Microsoft 

Social customer care (using social media platforms as...

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