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7 Legal Rules for Online Advocacy That Everyone Should Know

Can a c3 lose its tax status over a careless tweet? What happens when a politician “likes” your organization’s Facebook page? In this interview, Isaiah Castilla of Alliance for Justice talks about legal rules for using social media, blogs and email as part of an advocacy toolkit – the topic of his upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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This is what happens in a Congressional office when you write your rep

Ever wonder what really happens when you or your constituents send letters and emails to Members of Congress? In this interview Travis Moore of Tech Congress talks about what happens behind the scenes when a Congressional office receives, processes and responds to emails and constituent mail – the subject of his upcoming Netroots Nation training with Yuri Beckelman, Deputy Chief of Staff and Legislative Director for Congressman Mark Takano of California.

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Nonprofit guide to email best practices

If you’re looking for nonprofit email best practices, you’re in the right place! It’s important to pause from time to time and read up on what works well for others in your field, so it’s great that you’re doing this.

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5 tips for redesigning your website

So, you hate your organization’s website and are desperate to redo it. Welcome to the club! Websites are one of those things that are really hard to get right—especially when you’re on a budget.

Embarking on a redesign can be exciting, overwhelming and treacherous. Here are six tips for getting it right.

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4 reasons to use Google Analytics

Google Analytics is by far the most commonly used tool for website analytics. However, in my work as a mentor I’m finding that the tool isn’t as pervasive as we might think. This post explores four reasons why every website should use Google Analytics.

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Please don’t quit! Keeping online staff happy in their jobs

It’s no secret that turnover can sometimes be high in the digital organizing world. It’s a fast-paced environment and new job opportunities pop up every election cycle. This post explores four things you can do to keep your online communications staff happy.

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