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JohnMcCain.com: Now 65% Less Depressing!

BY Michael Turk | Monday, April 30 2007

With John McCain's announcement and formal entry into the presidential election contest comes a brand spanking new version of a nine week old website. I understand we're on Internet time, and things move fast and all, ... Read More

Sorry Mitt, I'm Calling Your Bluff [UPDATE]

BY Michael Turk | Tuesday, April 17 2007

The Politico's Jonathan Martin posts a breakdown of Mitt's numbers, as claimed by the campaign. If you look beyond the claim, the numbers just don't add up. Total Raised for the quarter: $23, 434, 634 Total ... Read More

My Last Thoughts on Fundraising: What the Media Should Ask

BY Michael Turk | Monday, April 16 2007

Cross-posted to Tech President In the last 72 hours, I've taken a fair amount of heat via e-mail about my TP post on Romney's fundraising. With Alan's post arguing that anything solicited or fulfilled online should be ... Read More

Unity08 Chat

BY Michael Turk | Thursday, April 12 2007

David King and I will be fielding questions about Unity08's rules for the delegate and convention process today at noon on the Unity08 website. A lot of people in politics have looked skeptically at the Unity08 effort. ... Read More

Site Review: Tommy2008 And Thoughts To Guide Your Online Campaign

BY Michael Turk | Monday, April 2 2007

Tommy Thompson jumped into the race yesterday with a big bag of hope and a poorly conceived website. The short version of this review is this: "If Rudy's site, and Tancredo's site spent a wild drunk night together, ... Read More

New From The NRCC: TheRealDemocratStory.com

BY Michael Turk | Thursday, March 29 2007

I have to say is I'm not normally a big fan of microsites. I tend to look at online efforts as a marketing campaign, rather than a communications tool. My problem with microsites in that context is they distance ... Read More

New From The NRCC: TheRealDemocratStory.com

BY Michael Turk | Thursday, March 29 2007

I'm not normally a big fan of microsites. I tend to look at online efforts as a marketing campaign, rather than a communications tool. My problem with microsites in that context is they distance themselves from your ... Read More

Good Advice For Candidates

BY Michael Turk | Wednesday, March 28 2007

A friend sent me a link to a very good post on how PR firms should approach bloggers. It's sort of a "what to and not to do list". While aimed at people doing corporate PR, it is certainly applicable to campaigns as ... Read More

Quash The Rumors: Nobody Runs For President With A Site This Bad

BY Michael Turk | Tuesday, March 27 2007

Rumored Presidential hopeful Tom Tancredo has just launched TeamTancredo.com - allegedly the online control center for his future bid for the nom. Looking at the site, I can't imagine that's going to be the case. ... Read More

A Videographer In Every Pot?

BY Michael Turk | Monday, March 26 2007

I received an e-mail from the DNC today laying out plans for a new state-by-state strategy. It's not the same old 50-state plan, and should make the GOP cringe. The Democrats plan to put videographers on the ground in ... Read More