Now In Politics Magazine: Ten Ways to Blow It Online in 2010

December 7th, 2009

Be sure to pick up your copy of Politics Magazine this month, since the current issue features a companion piece to the Winning in 2010 series.

The approach this time is a little more tongue-in-cheek — it’s a take on the classic idea of a Top Ten list, in this case looking at Ten Ways to Completely Blow Your Online Presence in 2010. Ignore email! Steer clear of Facebook and YouTube! Spend all your outreach time on Twitter! Just a preview of the myriad ways campaigns and advocacy groups can screw themselves up when they try to use the internet for politics. Of course you should purchase a print copy of the magazine, but you can also check out the article online.

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  • 1. Kevin Bondelli  |  December 7th, 2009 at 2:59 pm

    Great stuff, Colin. I think #9 is particularly key and one of the most common mistakes I’ve seen recently.

  • 2. cpd  |  December 7th, 2009 at 3:27 pm

    Thanks Kevin! Great to hear from you and I hope things are going well on your end.

  • 3. e.politics: online advoca&hellip  |  December 7th, 2009 at 6:07 pm

    [...] Ten Ways to Blow It Online in 2010 [...]

  • 4. e.politics: online advoca&hellip  |  April 20th, 2010 at 2:47 pm

    [...] Instead, political actors need to be taking a long view, creating systems and support bases now that may not pay off until several years in the future — online politics is based on building and capitalizing on human relationships, and they rarely spring up overnight. In other words, you want to fail online? Wait until the last minute to get started. [...]

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