Winning the Internet

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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New Media Mentors: four years in, what we’ve learned

New Media Mentors has been up and running for over four years now. Here’s what we’ve learned.

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How to launch your organization online

It’s spring, and it’s the season of new growth and renewal! Whether you’re a rather famous political leader running for President, or a future Executive Director launching a brand new organization, here’s some tips to make it a successful one. The phase between “thinking about it” and launching is crucial. What you do now can […]

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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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Online fundraising best practices for your organization

Online fundraising is so important for finding the resources to support progressive organizing. But it feels like best practices are often a mystery to people getting started, so we’re sharing some tips and ideas to improve the effectiveness of what you’re doing online. The first and most important principle for online fundraising for non-profits and […]

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