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All things special district and technology related

Transparency trends and tips for special districts

on November 18, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments | Website best practices Website requirements
Many states have begun adopting legislation requiring transparency, and this can feel like a chore to comply with, but there are a lot of benefits for Districts that embrace transparency.
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A Free Collection of GIF's for Special District Websites

on November 5, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments |
It's essential for our special district websites to capture the attention of constituents. Motion is an effective way to do this. And while video can be time-consuming, expensive, and sometimes clumsy for amateurs, fortunately, Gifs are an easy way to incorporate motion into your site.
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Test your cybersecurity IQ

on October 21, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments | Website best practices
October is cybersecurity awareness month! We're here to keep you updated  (and safe!) with the latest information, specifically for special districts.
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Special District Website Makeover

on October 8, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments |
Seeing the before and afters of a special district "Website Makeover" is so satisfying. We've recently seen some really good transformations as districts have taken their websites to the next level. We're thrilled to share a few of them with you here. Check them out!
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Create Your Special District Mad Lib

on September 9, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments |
The fun crew at Streamline has taken over the blog for a day to bring you your very own Special District Mad Lib.
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Stunning free images hand selected for special district websites

on August 26, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments | Website best practices
Images are arguably the most powerful part of your special district website. Your audience is naturally drawn to view them first, and when done right, they leave a lasting impression.
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Special district trend alert... GIF’s!

on July 29, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments |
If a picture’s worth a thousand words, then surely, an animated GIF must be worth millions?
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How to Create Your Special District Mission Statement

on July 15, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments |
For special districts a mission statement is a rallying cry.  It reflects the reason your district exists in the first place, helps you connect with your constituents AND unites your district team.
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And the winners are...

on July 2, 2021 By | Chris Ryan | 0 Comments |
Thank you so much to everyone who joined us for our "back on track" edition of Streamline Live! earlier this week. We had such a blast seeing all your smiling faces again, sharing some of the new and exciting updates over the last year at Streamline, and getting your feedback as to what we should prioritize in the year ahead.
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Special Districts Get Payments Done

on July 1, 2021 By | Annelise Spargo | 0 Comments |
Special districts are making good progress moving payments online, much to everyone's delight! Of course, we'll all do whatever it takes to get the job done. We'll open the envelopes, help our constituents write the checks in person. Whatever. But just ask any multi-tasking district office manager and they'll tell you how nice it is to have payments flowing in automatically.  It's easier for everybody.
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