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Citizen 2008: Using the Internet for Individual Political Advocacy in the Elections and Beyond

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, September 11 2008

Cross-published on e.politics In today's spirit of getting things done, let's take a look next at how individual citizens can involve themselves in politics using the internet and do it effectively. So before we all ... Read More

Citizen 2008: Using the Internet for Individual Political Advocacy in the Elections and Beyond

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, September 11 2008

In today's spirit of getting things done, let's take a look next at how individual citizens can involve themselves in politics using the internet and do it effectively. So before we all stampede straight off to talking ... Read More

Sarah Palin is Your New…Inspiration for Social Media

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, September 3 2008

In which the Republican veep nominee becomes assimilated by the internet, for better or worse. Read More

Online Social Networks in Politics: Promise, Frustration and...

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, August 27 2008

Is 2008 the MySpace/Facebook election? You might think so from the political attention and resources invested in online social networks in the past year or so. But for all the prominence of online social networks, they ... Read More

After the Election, Will Obama's Online Army Target Congress?

BY Colin Delany | Wednesday, July 30 2008

Eight million list members. One million MyBarackObama members. Nearly two million Facebook/MySpace "friends." A couple of million online donors. By the time November comes around, those numbers will have grown — and ... Read More

New RNC Download: A Fundraising Web Browser Toolbar

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, July 24 2008

Here's a clever idea -- install a web browser toolbar sponsored by the Republican National Committee and you can raise money for the RNC "through normal online activities such as searching and shopping." Read More

You’ve Got a Friend in Barack Obama: Integrating Social Networking Tools into Political Campaigns

BY Colin Delany | Saturday, July 19 2008

On the first day of Netroots Nation, Chris Hughes and friend-of-e.politics (and new Obama campaign employee) Judith Freeman led an overview of how the nominee-to-be's campaign has used social networking tools of all ... Read More

Seven Things about Online Politics We Can Learn from Barack Obama and the 2008 Primary Season

BY Colin Delany | Sunday, June 22 2008

The primaries are dead; long live the primaries! Before we plunge into the inevitable frenzy of the Fall campaign season, let's take a few minutes to run through some conclusions we can draw about the world of online ... Read More

Unveiling the New Online Politics 101

BY Colin Delany | Thursday, June 19 2008

The new version of "Online Politics 101: The Tools and Tactics of Online Advocacy" is now ready for reading and/or download, with new chapters on social networks, advertising, political databases and choosing the right ... Read More

Winning at Veepstakes Bingo: Jim Webb Answers a Very Special Personal Ad

BY Colin Delany | Sunday, May 18 2008

At the exact instant I opened this email from him, Jim Webb came on the radio, leaving only one obvious question: is a two-fer good enough for "BINGO" in the veepstakes stature game? Read More