In which we lead with a story about Ebola, as is currently required by the state of media hysteria.
- How to Advocate on Ebola: National Nurses United.
- GOP Races To Catch Obama 2012 Campaign Data Techniques, a good look at data-driven TV buying. C.f. The cable networks that draw the most partisan ads aren’t the ones you expect and 2014 campaign TV spending on track to surpass $1 billion
- Democrats push Obama-quality digital tools all the way down to state House races. C.f. Obama-style modeling down the ballot.
- 75% of Buzzfeed’s traffic comes from Facebook, via Shaun Dakin.
- Hillary Clinton: Social media creating ‘hurdles’ to higher office.
- FireChat Wasn’t Meant For Protests. Here’s How It Worked (Or Didn’t) at Occupy Central.
- VIDEO: Email Isn’t Dead! Best Practices in Email Engagement.
- How Impact Studies Work, and The perils of experimental design.
- Is SEO Dying, Or Do You Just Need to Revitalize Your Content?
- Live Blog: #TweetSmarter with Data-Driven Best Practices (by Hubspot/Twitter).
- Advocacy and campaign emails are about to look even more different in Gmail.
- Political Campaign Photography: Tips for a Great Photo Shoot.
- Canadians caring less about politics? Blame Facebook. Or, just blame Canada.
- And finally, Digital campaigning in the age of marmots: How a nimble team turned an unexpected visit into more online actions.