Tag Archives: social media

Kicking off a social media audit at DCC

With the departure of our social media champion Russell Taylor a (little!) while ago, things have been on the back burner at DCC with respect to developing our social media.

We have always adopted a fairly relaxed attitude and encouraged the responsible use of social media by staff (guidelines can be found on the staff Yammer site). However, we lack a coherent plan around social media, which means we are not making best use of the different channels, not engaging well, and when we do engage we are not necessarily doing it in a very efficient manner.

Hannah Wicks has taken on the task to start the ball rolling with a social media audit, and her email – to staff that we have contact details for – is reproduced below.… Read the rest

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Getting the digital message out to parish and town councils

Social media session with South West County Secretaries of the Association of Local Councils. Posted in Skills | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Crisis communications and social media

As an organisation we’re pretty comfortable with managing our social media messages during a crisis but, what happens when we have to deal with some of the behaviour that can occur in the social channel? Posted in Social media | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

The Last Two Weeks

So, back to full strength (Russ returned last week) and we're also now benefiting from the new addition of Lore into our team. Posted in Digital | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Social Media – In an emergency collaboration is key

This last few days has seen Devon and the rest of the South West battered by torrential rain and winds of up to 70mph. The county has had to deal with uprooted trees, collapsed bridges and walls and many more incidents that have caused disruption and delay. Posted in Social media | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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