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Topic: Multilingual

USAGov Contact Center: Five Most Popular Questions from May to August 2019

USAGov manages a contact center that answers questions from the public via phone and chat in both English and Spanish. We analyze the types of questions we get so we can learn about our users and their needs. This data allows us to continuously revise and improve the ways we’re providing services to our audience, not just through the USAGov Contact Center, but online at USA.gov, and through outreach and social media as well. 

October 07, 2019 Read More

Topics: Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Multilingual

Five Quick Tips for Sharing Information During an Emergency

The USAGov team plays a challenging, but important role in times of national disaster in helping people across the country prepare for and recover from disasters. To do this, we use different tactics across our channels to ensure we are delivering accurate, helpful information to those who needed it most.

July 23, 2019 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Content, Multilingual

USAGov: Always Evolving, Always Connecting People With Their Government

For nearly 50 years, USAGov has been working to serve every person and every government agency. Our history has been full of change, and never static as we improve people’s lives by connecting them with the government services and information they need.

July 10, 2019 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Design and Development, Performance and Analytics, Multilingual

Celebrating Our “Quinceañero”

After 15 years, GobiernoUSA.gov, the trusted source of government information in Spanish, begins a new era. As part of our fifteen year celebration, we are announcing our new name: USAGov en Español.

November 27, 2018 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Content, User Experience and Accessibility, Design and Development, Multilingual

A New Direction for GobiernoUSA.gov's Social Presence

After studying the latest research and monitoring trends with our Twitter audience, we are experimenting with three new ways to better connect with Spanish speakers.  

December 19, 2017 Read More

Topics: Multilingual

Social Media Data Deep Dive: Turning Findings into Action

GobiernoUSA, just like USA.gov, is part of a unique effort with a large mission, to guide people to the government information and services they seek. We cover a lot of topics in Spanish via our website, social media platforms, email sends, and contact center. One of the communication channels we focus a lot of attention to is social media; and we routinely measure how our efforts are going.

October 25, 2016 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Multilingual

Change Comes to USAGov's Historic Publication Program

We recently marked the end of an era at USAGov as we transferred management of our  publication distribution program to the Government Publishing Office (GPO) facility in Pueblo, Colorado. The decision was difficult, but necessary to focus more resources online.

October 18, 2016 Read More

Topics: Marketing, Content, Multilingual

The USAGov Bilingual Style Guide Is Now Online!

About a year and a half ago, the Federal Citizen Information Center - today called USAGov, embarked on a very ambitious task: integrating our content operations.  We blurred lines that defined silos and adopted a bilingual content approach to offer a more consistent experience, regardless of language preference or point of access to our information. See more about our rebirth.

April 11, 2016 Read More

Topics: Design and Development, Multilingual

#SomosSocial: Bilingual Twitter Chats - How to Do Them Effectively

There are 11.7 million + reasons to be on Twitter - the approximate number of Hispanics in the U.S. who are using the platform. And out of those 11.7 million, 43% tweet in English and in Spanish. Hispanics over index their counterparts when it comes to digital technologies and services, but how do you reach them and target your messages via Twitter chats?

December 29, 2015 Read More

Topics: Multilingual

Transforming How the Government Interacts with the Public

The government, and its services, are complicated to navigate. USAGov is working to change that. Over the years, we’ve evolved from providing information in print and launching a web portal to answering people's questions on social media and embracing content marketing. We serve as a guide to government information and services, and we are doing it in both English and Spanish.

November 17, 2015 Read More

Topics: Multilingual

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