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Top GOGov Blog Posts of 2023

As 2023 draws to a close, it's time to reflect on a year filled with insightful discussions and invaluable insights geared specifically for local government decision-makers. Our blog has been a hub of knowledge, focusing on the critical theme of citizen engagement. From innovative strategies to transformative technologies, our top blog posts of the year have explored the forefront of enhancing interactions between local governments and their communities. Join us in revisiting these thought-provoking pieces that have resonated most with decision-makers, providing a roadmap for fostering stronger connections and meaningful engagement in the realm of local governance.

Top GOGov Blog Posts of 2023:

Streamlining Local Government Processes: Eliminating online & PDF forms and paper for Permitting and Licensing

In the realm of local government, efficiency and user-friendly services are key to ensuring smooth operations and citizen satisfaction. One area where many municipalities struggle is the permitting and licensing process. Traditional methods relying on paper or online/PDF forms often prove cumbersome and time-consuming. However, there is a smarter solution available: permitting and licensing software. In this blog post, we will delve into the numerous benefits that such software offers compared to traditional methods, including enhanced workflow, automation, and ease of use for both citizens and staff. Read the full post...

Why should a local municipality get a mobile app if they already have a website and social media?

Local government municipalities are responsible for providing essential services to their communities. From maintaining roads and infrastructure to delivering public safety and emergency services, they are an important part of local life. With the rapid development of technology, it has become increasingly important for municipalities to keep up with the times and leverage digital tools to enhance the services they provide. One such tool that has gained popularity in recent years is mobile apps. Read the full post...

Engaging Content Ideas for Local Government Municipalities: Enhancing Citizen Notifications and Alerts

Effective communication is vital for local government municipalities to keep citizens informed and engaged. Citizen notification platforms like GOGov Notifications offer powerful tools to disseminate information through various channels. However, one challenge faced by municipalities is creating engaging content to share with citizens. In this blog post, we will explore creative ideas and strategies to help local government municipalities generate compelling content for their citizen notification campaigns. Read the full blog post...

Push Notifications vs. Social Media

In general, Facebook & Twitter posts are better suited for building a community and providing general information, but generally have low readership. Plus social media posts and direct messaging can be vehicles for two-way communication. App notifications are better suited for providing news, information, real-time updates and driving specific actions or engagement in a one-way communication. Both methods have their own benefits and can be used together to reach users in different ways. Read the full blog post...

Why Should Municipalities Make Resident Communication a Priority

Municipalities should make resident communication a priority because it helps to foster a sense of community and engagement among residents, and can lead to better understanding and support of government initiatives. Additionally, effective communication can help to address concerns and issues more quickly, potentially reducing the need for more costly or time-consuming interventions.

A mobile app can help communication by providing residents with a convenient and easily accessible way to stay informed about events and news, report issues and request services, and provide feedback to the municipality. Additionally, push notifications can be used to send important information and alerts to residents in a timely manner. This can be a cost-effective way to reach a large number of people with important information, and can help to improve overall engagement and satisfaction among residents. Read the full blog post...

Thank you for a great 2023 and we look forward to a fantastic 2024! Reach out to our team today if you want to learn more and set up a demo.

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