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Get The Right Tools To Efficiently Manage Your Parks And Recreation Needs.

Today there is no need to overwhelm your staff with the task of trying to manually keep up with everchanging events, schedules and registrations. There is no need for the endless amounts of tedious manual forms. E-Gov’s ParksLink is a simple online solution that can be seamlessly integrated into your current website. You won’t need additional software or hardware; our solutions are hosted applications that can be integrated by just adding a link to your current website. ParksLink provides robust tools, easy to use for both citizens and staff.

E-Gov Link’s Voice Integration Service

Digital assistants such as Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant have launched a technology trend that’s becoming a staple for the way people look for information and service. E-Gov link now has a skill for Amazon’s Alexa and an action for Google Assistant. Local governments can take advantage of this technology and provide hands free 24/7 service to citizens, while saving staff time! Learn how local governments are benefiting from voice integration service:

Boost Your Local Economy With A Mobile App

Over 60% of adults own a smartphone. More and more residents use a smartphone as their first “go-to” for current information. This opens the door for endless opportunities to promote your local economy and connect residents to services they are seeking. Since smart phones allow for location based information, you can provide highly personalized information to residents in real time, anytime. Have you considered the possibilities of economic opportunity through a mobile app? 

Keep Your Website Tuned-Up For Maximum Performance

Since your website is your online communication hub and “store-front”, it’s imperative to keep it running with maximum effectiveness! Don’t leave residents in the dark struggling with dreaded broken links and rusty content layout. If your answer is yes to any of these concerns, don’t wait you may be overdue for a website tune-up: An affordable website tune-up ensures your website is meeting the goals of your community. Has it been over a year since your last website review? Worried your website has pit falls and danger zones? Avoiding those “update now” buttons? Running into glitches you haven’t had time to iron out? Need to improve or implement your Social Media outreach? Wondering if you are getting the most out of your website? Wondering if residents are finding the information they need? Worried Staff is struggling to keep updates current? We recommend a website tune-up once a year to ensure [...]

10 Reasons Why WordPress Is A Powerhouse CMS

We believe there is only one Content Management System that merits consideration in 2018 for municipalities: WordPress! Website creators in 2018 would need to look for a really good reason NOT to consider WordPress as their top choice for Content Management! More municipalities chose the WordPress platform than any other CMS in 2017, and the lead is growing every year. If you're not on board with WordPress it's likely you will be paying for a brand-new website in 4 years, or less! WordPress opens up a world of possibilities for your website. Consider the reasons below and see how WordPress can be a Powerhouse for your organization.  There’s an App Plug-in for that! WordPress has 50,000 Plug-ins to offer that extend the possibilities of your website. Just as apps make phones “smart”, Plug-ins make your website “smart”!  This allows you to provide better service to your citizens! And means increased [...]

What Is Near Field Communication?

If you have noticed anyone making a payment with the tap of their cell phone, you have seen Near Field Communication in action. NFC was first available on Android in 2010. And while Apple Pay has been available for some time, not until recently have third-party developers gained access to the NFC chip on iPhones. Now that Near Field Communication will be readily available on most cell phones, and not just for payment apps, the door opens for a wide range of uses for this technology. A Near Field Chip contains a memory radio chip and an antenna. It is not equipped with battery power, rather draws its power from another source, such as a smart phone.  So, what exactly is Near Field Communication? NFC uses magnetic field induction to enable communication between two devices, such as smartphones, tablets or near field chips/tags. When you “tap” two NFC devices together, [...]