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Tools You Use: Peter Pasi on Google Search Query Report

BY Personal Democracy Plus | Wednesday, August 8 2012

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers, Peter Pasi, executive vice president at digital consultancy emotive, LLC, explains how he uses DoubleClick Search Query Report, released to all DoubleClick customers earlier this summer. It's a tool for doing in-depth analysis on which search queries are driving traffic to online ad campaigns.

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Tools You Use: Vincent Harris on Wufoo

BY Personal Democracy Plus | Tuesday, July 24 2012

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers, techPresident is asking some of the folks out there on the leading edge of digital politics and government to point out just one tool or service that has become a mainstay, a must-use or just incredibly helpful in their work. There's one rule: It can't be something the person has built or the person's company is selling. We're asking folks to pay some karma forward here and highlight an innovation coming from elsewhere that makes their work easier. Vincent Harris is a Republican digital strategist who led online efforts first for Texas Gov. Rick Perry's and then then for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich's presidential campaigns. Wufoo is a form-creation service that costs as little as $30 a month for $3,000 entries. Read More

Tools You Use: Chuck DeFeo on Spredfast

BY Personal Democracy Plus | Monday, July 16 2012

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers, techPresident is asking some of the folks out there on the leading edge of digital politics and government to point out just one tool or service that has become a mainstay, a must-use or just incredibly helpful in their work. There's one rule: It can't be something the person has built or the person's company is selling. We're asking folks to pay some karma forward here and highlight an innovation coming from elsewhere that makes their work easier. Chuck DeFeo is a digital media strategist currently managing digital for the American Center for Law and Justice. Here are his lightly edited comments on Spredfast, a social media engagement and analytics tool. Read More

Tools You Use: Seamus Kraft on WordPress in Congress

BY Personal Democracy Plus | Monday, July 9 2012

The House Oversight Committee launched its new website on WordPress with this video.

Exclusively for Personal Democracy Plus subscribers, techPresident is asking some of the folks out there on the leading edge of digital politics and government to point out just one tool or service that has become a mainstay, a must-use or just incredibly helpful in their work. There's one rule: It can't be something the person has built or the person's company is selling. We're asking folks to pay some karma forward here and highlight an innovation coming from elsewhere that makes their work easier. Seamus Kraft is digital director for the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. In March, the Oversight Committee relaunched its website with the popular open-source content management system WordPress. Read More

Introducing Tools You Use: Jim Pugh on ActionKit

BY Personal Democracy Plus | Monday, July 2 2012

For Personal Democracy Plus subscribers, techPresident is asking some of the folks out there on the leading edge of digital politics and government to point out just one tool or service that has become a mainstay, a must-use or just incredibly helpful in their work. There's one rule: It can't be something the person has built or the person's company is selling. We're asking folks to pay some karma forward here and highlight an innovation coming from elsewhere that makes their work easier.

The first contributor is Jim Pugh. Pugh worked for Obama for America 2008 and now manages technology for the progressive group Rebuild the Dream. ActionKit is an online organizing toolkit he uses to manage 600,000 online members.

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