GSM Membership rebrand, free year and more

We are rebranding the Government Social Media Organization so that members will become a part of our more widely known brand, Government Social Media. This change will be marked by a new membership website that will combine GSMO.org and GovernmentSocialMedia.com and will also house a centralized COVID-19 SocialGov Hub, available soon. Before the coronavirus pandemic, … Read more

Why government social media professionals are upset about an article

Several social media professionals sitting at discussion tables at the government social media conference.

As the founder of the only professional association for government social media managers in the U.S., and an early-adopter of social media for city government circa 2008, I want to share my perspective on a conversation going on in our field – a perfect representation of the issues professionals in this industry face. Many social … Read more

‘Serving together’: GSMO Council roles expand

GSMO Members at GSMCON

Members of the Government Social Media Organization voted for Leadership Council representatives last year to serve the organization. Now, these volunteers are taking on expanded roles within the Council to champion new projects and help execute the organization’s vision.  This advisory group has evolved since the inception of the organization in 2015. The current Council … Read more

The Freaking Dots

African american male employee speaking sharing ideas at diverse team meeting, multi-ethnic business people listening to black worker talking reporting about work results at corporate group briefing

GSMCON2019 is now in our rearview mirror, but I’m confident the lessons learned, contacts made, and stories shared very much remain on everyone’s minds. I have so many ideas to implement! While listening to one of the excellent keynote speakers, I became aware that a friend in our business — an immensely talented and experienced … Read more