The AFGE Communications Department has launched its first ever content planner for AFGE leaders and activists. This communications tool is designed to help you stay on track and laser-focused on your digital content planning. While this planner focuses on email campaigns and social media content, you can use it as a basis for all your communications planning.
Over the years, the AFGE Communications Department has strategized with countless locals and has found that content planning is often a major hurdle for AFGE affiliates. How do you know what to post? What about when to post? Where can you get content to share?
This tool will help you answer those questions and stay on track with your communications goals. It will guide you in outlining your goals, creating a content schedule you can stick to, and boosting communications outreach to your members.
If you’re using Microsoft Word to create your newsletter try out our latest template.
With so many sources of information on the Internet that people can go to these days, it’s hard to grab the attention of online readers and keep them interested. But don’t throw your hands in the air just yet. There are a number of things you can do to make your content stand out and increase your readership. To help you leverage your website, blog, or digital newsletter, click here for 9 easy steps you can take.
Many of us rely on our mobile devices to capture photos at events, meetings and special occasions. Check out these tips on how to maximize your mobile photography efforts.
Surveying members and potential members can be a useful tool in determining how to best reach and engage these audiences. Consider these tips when looking for ways to collect email addresses and conduct surveys.
Determining the status of your current communications efforts is key when looking to expand capabilities. Use this worksheet to help evaluate where you are now and if you’re meeting current communications goals.
Use this document to guide the creation of your communications activities. The document helps you identify your audience, strategic goals and objectives and steps to creating a full-fledged plan of action.
Use this guide to enhance the content you are creating for your membership. Download the document here.
These helpful tip cards can be used to develop your strategies with social media, email newsletters, and more.
It is important to conduct as much of your day to day union business on equipment and accounts that are not maintained by your agency. To accomplish this you can setup your own email and digital storage to communicate at your local or council using the recommended services below.