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Posted by | September 19, 2019
NCDOT Combines Strategy With Software To Build Public Trust Throughout Public Involvement Process

NCDOT brings unified approach to Public Involvement to build trust and increase project velocity Building meaningful resident relationships Diane Wilson and her team at NCDOT recognize the impact their decisions...

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Posted by | September 12, 2019
IAP2 Recap: Better Decisions Made Together

This past month over 250 public participation professionals came together in Charlotte at The IAP2 North America Conference to learn best practices and share their success stories. We heard many...

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Posted by | August 23, 2019
Better together: IAP2 Best Practices and Public Participation Software

When public involvement practitioners are looking for best practices, they often turn to IAP2 - the International Association for Public Participation. The IAP2 Spectrum of Public Participation lays out a...

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Posted by | July 29, 2019
Mixed Mode Surveying: A best practice for increasing equity in public engagement

What is mixed-mode surveying? Academics and researchers have long heralded “mixed-mode” surveying, the practice of using multiple methods to reach and engage participants, as a strategy to optimize data collection...

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Posted by | July 29, 2019
5 Key Tactics for Lowering Barriers to Participation

Reaching beyond the usual voices is the first step in a robust, integrated approach to public engagement. But even organizations who can reach a broad set of residents can still...

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Posted by | June 19, 2019
3 Benefits Of Working With Consultants Who Use Innovative Community Engagement Software

Trusting a consulting professional with the community engagement process, whether for a single project or over the long run, helps keep public involvement a priority while alleviating constraints on time...

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Posted by | June 14, 2019
How organizations are increasing equity and inclusivity with social media advertising

Public organizations are now capitalizing on the everyday presence of social media in residents’ lives by applying targeted advertising methods and connecting these efforts to the bigger picture of engagement...

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Posted by | May 28, 2019
What are the benefits of closing the feedback loop?

After collecting public input and finding key insights, we might often go straight to outlining a plan without following up with residents on how their input may have impacted that...

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Posted by | March 19, 2019
PublicInput.com 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. PublicInput.com CEO Jay Dawkins spoke about this, and five common...

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Posted by | March 4, 2019
“Engaging Residents Through Relevance” – Webinar Highlights

PublicInput.com 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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