- Local California GOP Site Endorses E-mail Smears, Said ‘Waterboard Obama’.
- Watching Joe The Plumber on Google Trends.
- You Got Mail? Analysis Shows That Sometimes, McCain’s Supporters Don’t. McCain’s deliverability issues.
- GOP, McCain Appear To Dominate Robocall War. One battleground Dems should happily cede.
- ‘Gossip Girl’ Stars Featured in New MoveOn Ad.
- Campaign Ads Sapping Market Confidence. Can we vote now?
- Stifled by Copyright, McCain Asks YouTube to Consider Fair Use. YouTube replies, and I quote, Pffffffffffffffffffft.
- Obama Campaign Battles Voting Misinformation Online.
- Underground Whisper Campaign Could Undermine McCain.
- Crowdsourced Smearbusting.
- Mayhem at a conservative magazine. Buckley overboard!
- Obama camp moving staff out of Michigan ’cause they’re not needed, while McCain may be abandoning Wisconsin and the RNC may be abandoning McCain. Meanwhile, McCain’s little brother throws a tantrum, via email.
- Twitter on Advocacy, plus A Think Tank’s Effective Use of Twitter for the Presidential Debates.
- Obama Across America: Seeing the Big Picture. Using the web to visualize the ground game.
- Government so broke we can’t afford email anymore.
- Candidate Supporters’ Use of Gadgets as Symbols Reveal Power of Brands.
- McCain Hiring Paid Canvassers in Florida. Email announcement, natch.
- Outside Groups Step Up Expenditures.
- Strategy videos as supporter motivators.
- After School Programs, Social Networking and CRM.
- Enough Already With Political Categories Like “White Women”. Or, why Grace Slick is not Tricia Nixon Cox.
- Calling McCain voters: “Yes, ‘Eleventh Hour’ is sort of like a cross between ‘CSI: Miami’ and ‘Touched by an Angel,’ if you can wrap your head around that unholy duo.”
- Giant cyclones at Saturn’s poles create swirl of mystery.
- Search Advertising’s Scalability Problems.
- Revealing Repub fundraising email from Michigan.
- PBS wants you to video your voting experience, while Wired wants you to report your voting problems on their site.
- Now Blogging, in This Corner… (hint: he’s a former McCain strategist).
- Using Google Analytics to Track a Nonprofit Website (Part 1).
- Congressional Sites Should Employ Interactive Tools.
- Video Annual Reports: Tips for Nonprofits Who Want to Try It.
- Three Pros Talk Web Strategy for Foundations Big and Small. Via Nonprofit Marketing.
- 25 Not-Very-Technical Things Journalists Should Understand in 2008.
- And we’ll take it out on this note: Yes We Carve! Pumpkin extremism, via Bob Brigham.
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Thanks for the link, Colin!
I’m looking forward to all of your post-election analysis of what worked online and what didn’t. The nonprofit sector can learn tons from what happened within the various political campaigns at all levels, from motivating supporters to volunteer to donating online.