Category Archives: Public Involvement

20 Sep

Why You Need Key Messages for Your Public Works Projects

From speaking to reporters and other stakeholders, to writing social media posts and website content, key messages are critical to ensure you’re consistent and focused in all your communications. Key messages, also known as the foundation of public relations, are usually three clear, concise statements that demonstrate the purpose and benefits of your public works […]

13 Sep
31 May

Map Design Tips to Clearly Communicate Your Improvement Project

A well-designed project map is a beautiful thing – it can help explain a project and reinforce your brand. When you’re using maps to help communicate your project to the public, you want to make sure they’re uncluttered, clearly branded and clearly labeled. Below are a few examples of maps the Rasor Public Involvement Team […]

22 Mar

Tips for Effective Public Works Project Email Subject Lines

The email subject line is critical for your public works projects email campaigns. A well-crafted subject line can immediately grab the recipient, and engage them into opening the email. But a poorly directed subject line will result in the email hitting the trash folder. Below are tips for writing effective email subject lines. Keep it […]

22 Feb

Three Tips for Producing an Animated Video About Your Public Works Project

Second only to Facebook, the video-sharing social media site, YouTube, is one of the most-used social media platforms. This says a lot about an Internet user’s preference for video. Video should be included in your public involvement approach since it’s an increasingly popular way to explain information, and can enhance your ability to reach your […]

25 Jan

Three Content Ideas For Your Public Works Social Media Accounts

The beauty of social networking sites, whether you’re in Cincinnati or Sacramento, is that you control your message. With billions of users on Facebook and millions on Twitter, social media helps you meet people where they are, which is a huge benefit to your public involvement endeavors. Once you’ve set up your accounts on the […]

11 Jan
7 Dec
7 Nov

“Kids! Big Ben. Parliament. Again.” Going in Circles

By Kaity Dunn, Account Executive   As part of an award-winning Cincinnati marketing and communications agency that specializes in public involvement projects, I’ve had the pleasure of working with several transportation and infrastructure clients over the years. And, as you can probably imagine, I’ve noticed that projects related to easing congestion and improving traffic flow […]

7 Nov