Generate buzz around an event

Events are a great candidate for digital engagement: you can get discussion and buzz going beforehand, capture material as videos, photos and live text coverage at the event, and help to extend the life of the event afterwards online, ‘curating’ slides, Twitter comments and pictures into lasting packages for those who couldn’t make it or want to follow up.

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The Dementia Challenge | G8 Summit

The Department of Health needed to broaden the reach of a summit on dementia at the end of the UK’s … Read more » – The Dementia Challenge | G8 Summit

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CV O’Clock

A neat campaign microsite from the National Careers Service, for people to work on their CVs together and share their … Read more » – CV O’Clock

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Growth news – BIS

BIS has been using lightweight social tools including Storify and Tripline to create engaging round-ups of its work in the … Read more » – Growth news – BIS

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DCMS Communications Review Seminar Series

DCMS used a simple microsite to present papers for public comment alongside a programme of real-world seminars. After the seminars, … Read more » – DCMS Communications Review Seminar Series

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DFID – Family planning summit

The Department for International Development has built an engaging online campaign around the London Summit on Family Planning, including a … Read more » – DFID – Family planning summit

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The power of information: Department of Health

The Department of Health developed a mini-site to support the launch of the 10-year information strategy, enabling people to read … Read more » – The power of information: Department of Health

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Visit to Estonia by Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office on Tripline

An interesting and creative use of online timeline creator, Tripline, by the Cabinet Office to cover the trip of minister … Read more » – Visit to Estonia by Francis Maude, Minister for the Cabinet Office on Tripline

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Troubled Families – Number 10

The Number 10 team combined a live blog using Coveritlive with pre-prepared infographics visualising the extent of the issue in … Read more » – Troubled Families – Number 10

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Pylon Design Competition – DECC

DECC put together a social media package to support the announcement of the winners of a competition to design new … Read more » – Pylon Design Competition – DECC

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Green Deal in the media – Department of Energy and Climate Change

DECC used Storify to bring together positive stories from around the web about the Green Deal, and embedded it in the … Read more » – Green Deal in the media – Department of Energy and Climate Change

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State of the Union 2012 – The White House

The White House develops a major digital engagement campaign each January around the President’s State of the Union address. It … Read more » – State of the Union 2012 – The White House

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G-Cloud Apply Camp

The Cabinet Office G-Cloud programme team ran an ‘Apply Camp’ event in November 2011 to raise awareness and answer questions … Read more » – G-Cloud Apply Camp

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Digital Engagement launch plan & blogger outreach

This simple plan was written quickly to pull together ideas for launching a Government strategy on Open Source & Open … Read more » – Digital Engagement launch plan & blogger outreach

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London Conference on Somalia – FCO

The FCO used the curation tool Storify to bring together interesting social media content – tweets, images, videos and more … Read more » – London Conference on Somalia – FCO

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What is the Budget?

HM Treasury use YouTube to explain the context and preparation that goes into major statements such as the Budget: This … Read more » – What is the Budget?

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London Conference on Somalia: Building Momentum – Matt Baugh

Matt Baugh is the British Ambassador to Somalia, and his blog – one of around 90 on the FCO’s blogs … Read more » – London Conference on Somalia: Building Momentum – Matt Baugh

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Ask Lord Browne – The Student Room

When he launched his review of student finance in England, Lord Browne took part in a live Q&A on The … Read more » – Ask Lord Browne – The Student Room

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22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue

This tidy infographic sets out some good ideas on how to generate content for a blog. Aimed at the private … Read more » – 22 Ways to Create Compelling Content When You Don’t Have a Clue

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Mob rule: Iceland crowdsources its next constitution

Some things just re-write the rule book. When the financial crisis hit sweeping all before it Iceland simply pulled up … Read more » – Mob rule: Iceland crowdsources its next constitution

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Larry the cat: a year at Downing Street

In a smart move, the Downing St digital team marked a year of Larry the Cat’s tenure at Number 10 … Read more » – Larry the cat: a year at Downing Street

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Community Buying

Community buying involves consumers combining their buying power to buy goods or services together, getting better deals and saving money.  Our … Read more » – Community Buying