All aboard for #lgovsm 18/03/11

I took on the task of piloting the regular Friday lunchtime #lgovsm chat last week, gently steering participants in an online conversation about the tools in our kits, what we’d recommend as essential to others and how we discover new stuff. I had a blast doing it and I hope others got something out of […]

#lgovsm 18 March 2011

So, it looks like I’ve volunteered to be your host for the #lgovsm chat on 18 March 2011. It’s a temporary post while the wonderful @loulouk is being epic at LocalBySocial NorthWest. At 1pm, I’ll be hosting a one hour live conversation on Twitter and this week we’ll be talking about the essential social media […]

A day in the life

There is an impressive experiment in local government communications underway right now. Walsall Council are sharing as much as they possibly can about as many of their services over 24 hours from 6am today (3 March 2011). They’re tweeting, posting to Facebook and adding images of their services in action to Flickr. It’s about their […]