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What do you want to ask Mayor McGinn?

Posted: August 21st, 2012 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, E-Government, Seattle Communities Online  

Wednesday, August 22, at 7 p.m. is Ask The Mayor on the Seattle Channel. Got a burning question?   Here’s how to get your question to Mayor McGinn: Call 206-684-8821 during the live show from 7-8 p.m. on Wed., Aug. 22. Email: Submit a question online: Twitter: @SeattleChannel Facebook:  


Grant available to engage communities & neighborhoods using online technology!

Posted: June 24th, 2011 - Citizen Advisors, Community Technology, News, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)

Background The Online Boost Project was developed in response to what we learned from the Seattle Communities Online assessment and presentations at Neighborhood District Council and community group meetings. Neighborhood groups want to build their capacity to do effective outreach online, maintain their content, foster online engagement and use City widgets and tools. We are […]


Using Google forms to survey community members

Posted: December 2nd, 2010 - Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)

Google Forms – free for those with Google accounts – can perform many of the same functions as an online tool like Surveymonkey.  Since Surveymonkey charges a monthly fee for surveys over 10 questions long, it’s worth exploring Google Forms to find out if you can send out effective surveys for FREE! Go to the […]


Using wikis for online community building

Posted: September 8th, 2010 - Community Technology, Seattle Communities Online  (No Comments)

Netsquared, an initiative of Techsoup Global, hosted a session earlier this year called “How Nonprofits Can Use Wikis + Online Community Building.”  You can view a video of the session’s three wiki-experts here and learn about this simple collaborative tool. One quote from the Adam Frey, the co-creator of Wikispaces, seems particularly relevant: “A wiki […]