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As an elected official, you can put the power of social media to work to communicate and build trust with your community. Here are some tips to help you be proactive on social media to engage your audience, show your personality, and address concerns before they arise.
Use these tips to hone your social media survival skills, which are especially important as an elected official constantly in the public eye. Be strategic about when and how you need to respond or not!
Did you know fatigue and burnout are among the top concerns for communicators in 2023? In a professional where we always need to be "on" and are often dealing with difficult situations or giving our energy to others, it's not a total surprise. Here are some tips to add connection, mental wellness, and self-care to your life as a communications professional.
Need help building the business case to hire communications staff? Download this infographic of key points to consider that will save your organization time, money and reputation.
This is my ultimate fave! A collection of ‘how to’ articles, written by small town local government and First Nations PR professionals, and produced by the Northern Development Initiative Trust. This award-winning Playbook is packed with practical case studies, tools and checklists you can start using immediately.
Julie Rogers, Communications Manager for the City of Prince George and I have had the pleasure and the honour of speaking about how to tone down the trash talk on your City’s social at a number of conferences. Here are our top 10 tips to help keep your social media social.
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If you’re a member of CPRS – the Canadian Public Relations Society – check out our Northern Lights Chapter and join the lively and helpful conversation on our Facebook page. Join us! https://www.cprs.ca/join-us
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