Author: Luke Fretwell

How to buy, build launch, manage local government digital services in 2020

To help educate local public sector leaders with government website launches, we’ve created a comprehensive slide deck that details the problems with today’s model, solutions, key trends for 2020, and how ProudCity successfully supports a new approach to digital services. Slides: How to buy, launch, manage local government websites in 2020 Contact us to learn … Continued

Font customization on ProudCity-powered government websites

You can now customize fonts on your ProudCity-powered government website. Accessibility We’ve accounted for accessibility in choosing the fonts available for use, which is why there is a limited selection. We’ve also modified font weights in some areas to make previously ‘thin’ fonts more legible. Public Sans As part of the newly-updated United States Web … Continued

Ask us anything: Digital government support with ProudCity Help

To better provide world class support to our government partners, as well as the government community at large, we’ve combined ProudCity Platform knowledge support with general digital government information and resources. ProudCity Help, located at help.proudcity.com, provides answers, tips, templates, guides and best practices in digital government on topics such as websites, accessibility, security, analytics, … Continued

Digital disaster response and recovery preparedness with ProudCity Recovers

When disaster strikes, anxiety is high and community members immediately look to government and emergency management leaders for timely, reliable, mobile-friendly, accessible information. The ensuing chaos exacerbates when communications — the information and delivery mechanisms — aren’t efficiently deployed. As disasters become more routine, digital response and recovery preparedness is critical. Governments can no longer … Continued

Recovers website governance template

To better assist digital preparedness related to response and recovery efforts, we’ve created a recovers website governance template. The template was adapted with permission from the original policy developed by the Marin Recovers. It was used to help socialize and get buy-in throughout Marin County (Calif.) on governance and protocol ahead of a disaster so … Continued

Instant, one-click government website quote

Local government leaders, particularly small cities, don’t have the time, energy or resources to spend weeks (or months) and thousands of dollars navigating the nuances of pricing, modern technology standards and best practices of government websites. Legacy government website vendors, with outdated offerings and sometimes opportunistic pricing, only confuse governments even more on this front. … Continued

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