HOW OPEN TOWN HALL FORUMS ARE:
Whether you subscribe to the Internal version of Open Town Hall (available only to staff) or the Public version (open to everyone), Open Town Hall is priced to work within your budget.
|Embedding in Client Website|
|Embedding in Custom Website|
Provide Shape or KML files with boundary data, and you'll get clickable maps that display comments from just those users inside your neighborhood, transportation corridor, jurisdiction, planning district and/or any other region that you define.
Hover over those regions, and you'll see tallies, priorities and other insights summarized from just those regions.
|Clickable Heat Maps|
You can require participants to display their full name next to their comment, or allow them to display "Name not shown".
In either case, full registration is required, and we authenticate every participant to the same standards.
|Option to Require Names|
|Graphic Topic Editor|
Show your constituents that your Mayor, City Manager, Council Members and/or department heads read their comments with your 'Listener Parade' - a customized, scrolling set of photos of government leaders who read Open Town Hall.
|City Search Tool|
|Phrase Search Tool|
|Visual Budget Tool|
|Visual Priorities Tool|
All Open Town Hall clients have unlimited access to our support staff, which provides outstanding client support via phone, gotomeeting and/or email. We pride ourselves on the rave reviews we regularly get from thrilled clients.
|Client Helpdesk (email or phone)|
After you embed Open Town Hall on your website (which usually takes less than 30 minutes), Open Town Hall requires NO support from your web or IT administrators: No software to install and no bandwidth or storage requirements to meet.
All Open Town Hall services are provided to you and your constituents directly from our IT infrastructure.
An online forum for ideation on general topics. It's modeled after the best practices of brainstorming workshops professionally facilitated to optimize for collaboration (not arguments), consensus (not polarization), and broad public interest (not narrow special interest).
|Ideas 3.0 Topics|
|Home Page Widget|
|Constituent Helpdesk (email)|
|Public Records Requests|
Open Town Hall staff are available to provide outreach services and strategies designed to maximize participation in your topics.
|Topic Marketing Services|
|Prices start at $1500|