9 Things You Didn’t Know About Community Engagement

Are looking to interact differently with your community? Here are 9 ways to restructure your approach.

  1. Meet people where the are (in person or online)

  2. Social media can add value; it’s more than just a fun way to build relationships

  3. Making data and information easy to understand will boost engagement

  4. Start with the strategy, then worry about tools

  5. Determine how you’re going to use the feedback before your gather it

  6. They’re called hard to reach audiences for a reason . . . but it’s worth the effort, reach them!

  7. Never underestimate creating an approachable & friendly culture

  8. Help people understand how what you’re saying relates to them

  9. Honest two-way conversation with your community where both parties participate