Connecting with Neighbors and ONE-PS
Approximately half of the neighborhoods have either websites, Facebook Pages or Groups or Newsletters. These are great ways to connect to your members. For those neighborhoods which do not have them yet, here are some ways to create a source of communication.
Nextdoor is the private social network for your neighborhood.
Nextdoor is the best way to stay in the know about what’s going on in your neighborhood—whether it’s finding a last-minute babysitter, learning about an upcoming block party, or hearing about a rash of car break-ins. There are so many ways our neighbors can help us, we just need an easier way to connect with them.
See the following Nextdoor materials:
Create a Facebook Page
Many neighborhoods find it easy to create a Facebook Page. It is much easier than creating a website, and can accomplish some of the same things. It’s free to set up. Learn how at this Facebook page.
Create a NOrg Site
What used to demand a great deal of internet knowledge now has become very user friendly. There are many companies out there which will assist you and your organization to create your own website.
You can use Google Sites to create free websites that are hosted by Google - for free! You just need a free Gmail account to start. Watch a video for an introduction to Sites.
You can also create websites with services that charge a fee.
Some companies that are popular include: