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Smaller Cities Engage Citizens Through Small Business Innovation

Katharine Frase | Posted 08.19.2013 | Technology
Katharine Frase

People say they'd like to influence or actively participate in their local government. In fact, according to a Civic Plus Digital Citizen Engagement survey, nearly half of those polled want to provide input in their municipal government. But turning this interest into action is one of the biggest roadblocks to implementing local community ideas. How can local municipalities tap into the increasing power of social and mobile technologies to create a community of active influencers?