Hunter Gardner

Posted by | March 19, 2019 on GovLove: The 5 most common community engagement pitfalls

Community engagement - whether in a town of 5,000 or a major metropolis - comes down to intention and design. CEO Jay Dawkins spoke about this, and five common...

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Posted by | March 4, 2019
“Engaging Residents Through Relevance” – Webinar Highlights co-hosted a webinar with Planning Supervisor TJ McCourt of Raleigh, NC. McCourt and his team recently received national attention from NRPA’s Parks & Recreation for their Raleigh dog parks...

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Posted by | February 20, 2019
More Meaningful Feedback: How Online Engagement Software Makes A Difference

Great community engagement relies on getting meaningful feedback from residents on a given project. Meaningful feedback makes engagement efforts worthwhile, provides valuable insights to project teams, and builds public trust...

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Posted by | January 7, 2019
The important differences between SurveyMonkey and public engagement software

Using an online survey tool like SurveyMonkey may seem like a no-brainer, but online survey tools like SurveyMonkey are not designed for public engagement - and can even undermine your...

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Posted by | December 12, 2018 launches “last mile” translation service for surveys, project websites

Community engagement software company is introducing a high-fidelity translation service for local government agencies that instantly translates surveys and project websites, along with expert translator review.

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Posted by | December 5, 2018
How Do I Get the Word Out? The First Step of Public Engagement

While every community is different, local government agencies often run into the same initial hurdle: how to get the word out about an upcoming project. Keep reading to see best...

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Posted by | November 8, 2018
Online Town Hall: One piece of a complete community engagement strategy

As government agencies and municipalities continue to adopt software solutions, typical approaches to community engagement are being augmented. While public involvement efforts in the past mostly focused on manual processes...

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Posted by | October 26, 2018
Community engagement software quantifies public perceptions on parking, traffic

Cities of every size are subject to traffic and parking issues. Every town has roads, commuters, pedestrians, bikers - not to mention limits created by zoning, space, or capacity for...

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Posted by | September 21, 2018
3CMA Annual Conference: What We Learned

Held in Milwaukee this September, the 3CMA Annual Conference gathered hundreds of government communicators eager to learn from one another about how to accomplish better community engagement. There was plenty...

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Posted by | May 1, 2018
Using Design Sprints to Solve Problems, Fast

When working with our partner agencies, we often help them iterate their engagement processes from where they're at to help them develop flexible public involvement strategies that can work for...

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