Dave Worsell

Director, European Government Solutions
Twitter: Email: GovLoop: @dworsell dave.worsell@govdelivery.com www.govloop.com/profile/davidworsell

The GovLoop Story
Connecting 50,000+ Employees from Local, State, Federal Government

Making Government Awesome

Background

27 million subscribers to Government content 15,000 new subscribers a day Collaboration drives subscriptions Automated Multi‐channel communication (email, SMS, RSS,  Twitter, Facebook, …) Sends 4 billion messages a year

Helps you Reach More People.

GovLoop’s Purpose
Indicate a Problem – Millions of government employees working on similar issues without an outlet to communicate. Without communicating with one another a gap in knowledge was created. Provide a Solution GovLoop creates a knowledge network to connect, engage and train government employees.

What We Do: Help Jack Be Awesome
Sense of Belonging,  Camaraderie, Fun Get Next Job, Mentorship Get Smart on Latest News &   Trends

Make Me Famous, Smart

Best Practices from others

Research on Buying Decisions Connect with My Peers (online, in‐person), Meeting  new contacts, expanding  network

Training to Do Job Better,  Staying competitive

Members

50,000 50,000
…and growing rapidly

Jan 2008 GovLoop Idea Youn gFed.

June 2008 GovLoop Launched Added New Features

Jan 2009 Community Leaders Passionate Volunteers

Jun 2009 10,000 Members President/ Build Team

Sept 2009 20,000 Members

Nov 2011 50,000 Members Grow Big, Stay Small

Growth In Depth of Content Passionate - Working to Connect Government to Improve Government

International

1,421 Euro-Loopers

Community
An online community connecting over 50,000 government innovators from federal, state, and local government worldwide.

Loyal:
44% visit GovLoop more than once per day
Source: Google Analytics

Active:
On Average, 980 blogs/forums posted each month

Engaged:
Average Time on Site = 4:30 Min. Views Per Visit = 4.2 Pages
Source: Google Analytics

Services
Professional services that help government employees advance their skills, knowledge and career.

Training
Informative and educational training opportunities to enhance the governments shared knowledge.

Events
Events designed to empower government with the right tools, thinking and motivation.

Networking

Conference

Roundtables

Incubation

Example

Example

What You Can Do Today?
• • • • • Join GovLoop.com Learn and ask questions Volunteer to be community leader Become a mentor Have fun

What next?
• • • • • Establish a EuroLoop community Build interest groups Keep it open, independent and relevant Identify a dedicated community manager Aim for 50,000 European members

“GovLoop.com is a great  community site for public servants.   It's pretty much their Facebook.”
– Craig Newmark Founder of Craigslist.com

“New technologies and social networks  such as GovLoop are great for cross‐agency  collaboration and  public‐private partnerships.”
‐ Beverly Godwin, GSA Director of USA.gov and Former White House Office of New Media

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