We talked to digital media strategist Nick Westergaard of Brand Driven Digital about social media tools for social advocacy.
With each presidential election cycle, political campaigns get dramatically more Internet savvy. 2012 may be the year campaigns got serious about social networks. To find, track and leverage supporters, campaigns that of the Green Party’s presidential candidate Jill Stein, are using NationBuilder, a combination CMS/CRM system that launched in April 2011.
With the countdown on to the 2012 Election, YouTube has become a major center for all things political. The video site has launched an Elections Hub, will be streaming the Presidential and Vice Presidential debates live, and is even letting creators add voter registration annotations to their videos. Many celebrities have also turned to YouTube to help get the vote out.
MDG Advertising has put together an awesome infographic exploring ‘The Growing Read Of Social Media’s Election Impact,’ taking a look at how social media has grown since the 2008 election and what it means for 2012.
The media is asking and being asked by many: how has Donald Trump become a relevant name in the context of the 2012 Unites States Presidential race? The answer is: they have all been trumped (pardon the pun) by a proven entrepreneur leveraging his influence.