Since the well-known C-word came into the picture, public confidence in the government has fallen sharply. Now that the corona crisis seems to be coming to an end, you can gradually start to wonder how you can regain that trust. Using social media is a great way to start. How do you do that? We would like to explain that to you in this article based on four handy tips!There you are as a municipality, ministry or other government organization with your good behavior. You are active on social media, you are where your resident is, you interact and monitor what is going on Maldives Email Lists. Step by step you get closer to your target group and you achieve the first successes.And then there was the C word. First there is still room for solidarity (‘we will tackle this together), then there is unrest (‘how long will this take?’) before it degenerates into mistrust (‘do they actually know what they are doing?’).Final score: public confidence in the government has once again been badly damaged.
Regain the trust
We can scratch our heads, wondering how Maldives Email Lists this is possible and where this distrust comes from. But as (online) communication professionals we are practical and solution-oriented, we prefer to focus on a solution. Regain trust, prove ourselves and fight for our goal: to reduce the distance between government and society bit by bit.Social media is not the ultimate solution, but it is certainly the start of a solution. How do you handle that? We give you four tips for free and for nothing!
Not words, but deeds
For example, we read in Het Parool: ‘In a Maldives Email Lists year and a half, the percentage of Dutch people who have a lot of confidence in the government has fallen drastically: from 70 percent in April last year (2020) to less than 30 percent in September 2021. This is shown by research by three universities and several municipalities.’