Texas Counties Deliver Campaign

Tips and Inspiration

Check out these practical, how-to tips and talking points on how to spread the word that Texas counties deliver and gain inspiration from what other counties are doing. (Need print and digital campaign tools? Find them here.)

Connecting with Constituents: Practical Ideas for Educating the Public — A list of quick, easy and proven ways to start communicating your county government story. Download the PDF. See real-world examples used by county officials across the state.

Texas County Government: Delivering Value, Facing Challenges
— A list of talking points on the value counties deliver and key challenges counties face. Download the PDF.​​​

Facebook iconTwitter iconInstagram iconSocial Media Resources — Facebook, Twitter and other social media tools are perfect for sharing the good news about your county. This digital communications primer for county government provides tips on using Facebook and Twitter. Also see Further Reading and Resources for links to County magazine articles about social media and county government.

How-to Tips and Inspiration from Texas Counties
Communication Successes, Tips and Tools Highlighted​
Real News: Annual Reports Share County Financial Info and More​
Speak Up, Speak Out: Use Columns, Op-Eds, Letters to the Editor to Tell County Story
Communication Wisdom: County Public Information Officers Share Tips for Effective Communication
Power Tool: B​​rochure Educates Public about County Government
Sheriffs Embrace Facebook
Lights. Smartphone. Action! Telling Your County's Story Through Video
Preparing Wilco - Williamson County OEM Embraces Facebook and Twitter
Website Spotlight: Parker County Judge Mark Riley’s Transportation Blog​
County Government 101: Comal County Educates Public
Smith County shares news about its good work on Facebook and Twitter

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Why Join the Campaign?
County officials can best tell the story about how county government serves Texans every day. Watch Oldham County Judge Don Allred explain the need for county officials to share their counties’ stories in this short video.​