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The SGVLESM Meeting And Meet David Basulto

The SGVLESM Meeting And Meet David Basulto
Today, Thursday, August 13, 2015, the San Gabriel Valley Social Media Group will be meeting at the Burbank Police Department in California. In this episode, we do a "pre-game" show for our attendees and tell them what to expect for training. We leveraged the power of podcasting, coupled with the meeting, to amp up the attendees and draw some attention to the event as well. We will update this blog...
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Live Video Streaming

Live Video Streaming
As law enforcement social media managers become better acquainted with how the media operates and a mutual respect grows on both sides of the fence, we want to offer a tip which will benefit both the cops and the media. If you are in a smaller organization, in which one single high-profile incident can literally tie up the whole shift, then the last thing you need is the media calling to do an int...
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A Graphic Design Tool for Social Media Managers

A Graphic Design Tool for Social Media Managers
In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, we review a new Facebook app, share a tip on taking notes and we speak to the co-founder of Snappa, Christopher Gimmer. Who Deleted Me Co-host Marc Marty found a new app which gives you a heads up which of your friends "un-friends" you on Facebook. The app, named "Who Deleted Me" is available for both iOS and Android devices. You can eve...
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Social Media Day, Chief Grogan's Book and The LESM Conference

Social Media Day, Chief Grogan's Book and The LESM Conference
In this episode of the Law Enforcement Social Media Podcast, I share some great tips I picked up from one of the presenters, Pat Flynn, at Social Media Day San Diego in beautiful San Diego, California, on Tuesday, June 30th. The day was awesome, with notable specialists and authors, presenting on various social media topics.  I'll cover more tips from some of the other presenters in upcoming ...
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Ten Tips For Increasing Law Enforcement Social Media Engagement

Ten Tips For Increasing Law Enforcement Social Media Engagement
Here are the show notes for Episode 5 - If you haven't already done so, listen to this episode right here! Tip #1 - Research Your Mentors Find those agencies who replicate the online presence you would like to have. Don’t focus necessarily on their numbers, but rather the content they are publishing. See what it is that they are using to captivate people’s attention. You’ll also want to look at th...
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