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[BackChannel] Don't Confuse Number of Facebook Fans with Success: Mitt Romney, Herman Cain and Rick Perry

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Tuesday, October 11 2011

Editor's note: With Rick Perry, Mitt Romney, Herman Cain and the rest of the Republican field set to meet tonight for the Bloomberg/Washington Post debate, now is the perfect time to inaugurate Backchannel, what we hope ... Read More

New Insights into Communicating with Congress

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Tuesday, February 8 2011

In the latest installment of the Congressional Management Foundation's Communicating with Congress research series, CMF has teamed up with A More Perfect Union to update its survey-based research on how congressional ... Read More

Which Revolution Will Be Twittered?

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Saturday, October 2 2010

Cross posted from Huffington Post "The revolution will not be televised," said Gil Scott Heron. He was right. Television did not end the Vietnam War and create global peace. But television did expose our nation to the ... Read More

Measuring Social Media Impact: Bit.ly vs. Google Analytics

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Friday, April 23 2010

If you are using social media to raise awareness about your campaign or organization, you are likely to be sharing links there back to your website. Measuring the impact of this effort, no doubt, is high on your list of ... Read More

Twitter Tips for Advocacy

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Wednesday, July 29 2009

I recently gave an interview about using Twitter for advocacy/marketing and wanted to share it with you. Here is the gist of the conversation: Why tweet? Read More

WHaiku (or The White House Tweets)

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Tuesday, January 13 2009

Executive Tweets On drug policy no less tech president creeps 87 Read More

Emergent Governance: Who Needs Bees When the Grassroots Swarm the White House

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Wednesday, November 5 2008

As we transition from the presidential campaign to an Obama administration, the looming question is, "What will become of all those people networked via My.BarackObama.com (MyBO) and Obama's massive email ... Read More

Halloween Comes Early. Are You Afraid? [UPDATED]

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Tuesday, October 28 2008

Danny Elfman, the avant-garde rock star and composer is making his first ever incursion into politics. While the Simpsons are gearing up for their Halloween special, their theme song composer Elfman has launched Our ... Read More

You For President

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Monday, October 20 2008

I didn't know I was running for president until I saw this new video from AARP. Now, the guy running AARP's online advocacy program is a friend, but I was nevertheless stunned to see AARP wanted me for president. Geeesh! ... Read More

Promoting Your Own Convention

BY Alan Rosenblatt | Thursday, August 21 2008

It simply boggles my mind that neither the Republican or Democratic Party websites link to their respective convention websites from their homepages. Nor do they even mention the conventions--no dates, no locations, no ... Read More