Winning the Internet

Interviews with 18 Progressive Activists!

Netroots Nation is just a couple of days away! This year we’re offering 45+ hands-on trainings covering the critical skills that every organizer needs to know. Leading up to the convention we’ve been interviewing the trainers about some of online activism’s most popular topics. If you can’t join us in Phoenix, don’t miss these interviews.

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How to not ruin your website

In this post, guest blogger Laura Packard talks about successfully building or rebuilding your organization’s website – the topic of her upcoming training at Netroots Nation.

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Start-up Bootcamp: How to Get Your Big Idea Funded

Have a world-changing idea but need a bit of funding to get it off the ground? In this interview, Julie Menter of New Media Ventures talks about fundraising for start-ups – the topic of her upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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Beating Back Burnout Culture in the Progressive Movement

While committing one’s life to the service of others is valiant, doing so at the cost of one’s personal sustainability is counter-productive. The path to a sustainable progressive movement begins with investing in our own personal health, happiness and long-term vision for our careers. In this interview, Emilie Aries of Bossed Up, LLC talks about preventing burnout – the topic of her upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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We’re Not Upworthy: Social Media for Organizations With No Money, Time or Resources

Social media can be a fickle and frustrating beast, especially for organizations that don’t have a lot (or any) money, staff or time to put into mastering its constantly changing best practices. And yet, when it works, it can be one of the most cost-effective ways for small organizations to reach new audiences and expand their base. In this interview, Hilary Woodward of Jobs With Justice and Beth Becker talk about using social media effectively with few resources – the topic of their upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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Nonprofit Productivity: How to Get Sh*t Done While Wearing Many Hats

Chances are you wear a lot of hats. Many of us have to manage competing responsibilities on a daily basis, while continuing to move our missions forward. In this interview, Bridgett Colling of See3 Communications talks about being productive while wearing many hats – the topic of her upcoming Netroots Nation training.

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