Open Data Promotion Guide: 50 Ways to Promote Your Open Data


You’ve worked hard to create your open data program. Now, make sure that your government employees and constituents understand the value of your program.

The most successful open data programs are continuously growing and evolving to improve quality of life, encourage economic development, and make government more efficient.

Socrata has supported hundreds of governments on journeys to create robust open data programs. Over the years, Socrata has witnessed federal departments, municipalities, counties, and states promote their open data programs in creative and effective ways. We’ve curated the top 50 ways you can promote your open data program.

Whether you’re launching a new website, or looking for ways to increase engagement on your existing open data site, this guide will provide you with specific actions you can take to increase awareness and use.

  • Make a Splash Outside of Government
  • Embrace Your Employees
  • Make Data Easy to Find
  • Continue the Momentum
  • Use Your Site to the Fullest
  • Host a Live Event
  • Host a Virtual Event
  • Show your Return on Investment

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