The #ComeTogether campaign solicited public signatures urging congress to reopen the government, pay national debts on time, and pass a long-term budget deal by the end of 2013.
After 16 days of shutdown, the government is back in action. Did the ability to ‘drunk dial Congress’ help conclude this mess? Probably not. Could a new way to reach audiences and lobby members impact how we as communicators strategize our future advocacy efforts? Maybe.
Twitter is a wonderful way to say something, but it’s a difficult way to be heard. Thunderclap is a way to break through that.
Last week, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce launched “On the Road with Free Enterprise,” an awareness campaign which aims to promote the stories of small businesses that have benefited from the American free enterprise system.
If you were Facebook Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg, how would you approach politics, advocacy, and influence? Would you take a typical, old-DC approach to lobbying? Or would you creatively leverage Facebook’s more than 1 billion worldwide users?
Political advocacy groups from both sides of the aisle are teaming up to sponsor a “virtual march” on Washington to advance comprehensive immigration legislation. One of the most notable features of this very well funded, high-profile advocacy effort is that it does not involve an aggressive email component.
Operation Smile and Ogilvy India teamed up to launch a viral social campaign on World Health Day to spread awareness about cleft deformity and generate donations to fund corrective surgery for children across India.
During last week’s Supreme Court arguments over California’s Proposition 8 and the Defense of Marriage Act, the internet exploded with support for marriage equality.
Progressive activists searching for a tool to help them streamline their viral campaigns online need look no further than ShareProgress, a company that offers organizations a way to drive user sharing.