Busy week here in the e.politics bunker! Let’s end it with a fine set of Quick Hits.
- Facebook rolls out Donate button. “Gee thanks,” sigh charities. C.f. details about the program and Facebook’s New Donate Button: Good or Bad for Nonprofits? Bigger question: Is Facebook good or bad for nonprofits?
- This is what nonprofits need more than a Facebook Donate button.
- Update: How Data Is Redefining Political TV Ads. A BIG trend to watch.
- Campaign staff demographic breakdown: Who are the campaigners in America? Dems still have some work to do…. Romney’s highest paid campaign staffers made more than Obama’s. Worth every penny (to their Democratic opponents).
- Conservatives REALLY Hate the Obamacare Flannel-Pajamas Hipster on Twitter.
- Think before you copy/paste, kids! Fail: Mary Landrieu Has Exact Same Issues Page As Michelle Nunn, including a candidate video. Via PoliticalWire.
- David Brooks takes on the younger generation with its “blogs” and “twitters,” with predictable results.
- The Cambodian Government’s Social Media Nightmare.
- Sources of Voter Data for Democratic Direct Mail and Field Programs. Yummy!
- Responsive web design is 90% technical, the other half is content strategy.
- Explain Yourself: The Art of the Video Pitch (for grassroots mobilization).
- Clever cross-channel tactic:Test a Direct Mail Design Element in Your Email. C.f. Take Care When Labeling Email Recipients.
- How do international organizations tweet? Well, when two NGOs love each other very much…. No, it’s a data/trends piece.
- A day in the life of a social media marketer—and the tools that can help. C.f. the infographic.
- In India, Voice Messaging Mobilizes More Effectively Than SMS.
- Are Campaigns Like Startup Companies? C.f. this epolitics.com classic.
- Organizing for America: “A Start-up With the Assets of Google”. Mighty bold claim….
- And finally, On Twitter, North Carolina Legislator Tries to Find the Hitler of Absurd Hitler-Obamacare Comparisons. The tweet that will last 1000 years….