Members of the 115th United States Congress with a Snapchat Account

07 Jul, 2016

The Council has compiled the most complete list of members of Congress currently using Snapchat. Some account are used for campaign purposes, while others focus on legislative activites. Check out this page and start following these legislators.

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A Brief Guide to Digital Media Advertising Terms

07 Jul, 2016

Public affairs professionals who use digital advertising for advocacy or government relations purposes can sometimes find advertising terms confusing. While far from being an exhaustive list, the terms defined in this guide will help non-marketing professionals understand key concepts in this burgeoning arena.

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Top Association Examples of Using Twitter for Public Affairs, Government Relations and CSR

05 Jul, 2016

The Council has compiled a list of best-in-class association examples of how Twitter can be used effectively to accomplish public affairs goals.

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Top Corporate Examples of Using Twitter for Public Affairs, Government Relations and CSR

05 Jul, 2016

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Social Media and Other Digital Tools in European Public Affairs

09 May, 2014

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Social Media Policy Examples

30 Jul, 2013

As the world of social media continues to grow and expand, many organizations are taking steps to make sure that their online presence is more of a public relations asset than an uncontrollable liability. The following are examples of policies and guidelines various organizations have implemented to insure that...

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Guidance on Social Media Policies for External Audiences

20 Dec, 2012

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Corporations and Associations on Twitter

30 Nov, 2012

Alcoa @alcoa American Academy of Family Physicians @AAFP American Academy of Pediatrics @AmerAcadPeds American Beverage Association @AmeriBev American Chemistry Council @AmChemistry American College of Cardiology @cardiology American Health Care Association @ahcancal American Heart Association @AmHeartAdvocacy American Hospital Association @AHAhospitals American Institute of Architects State Government Affairs Association Updates Federal...

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Corporations and Associations on Facebook

30 Nov, 2012

American College of Cardiology American College of Radiology American Insurance Association American Medical Association American Veterinary Medical Association Best Buy @15: Encourages teens to get involved in their communities and in public policy Best Buy’s BlueGrassroots Cisco Eaton Corporation Intuit National Association of Realtors National Association of Children’s Hospitals...

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Success with Social Media Requires a New Mind Set

29 Nov, 2012

Using Facebook, Twitter and other platforms effectively, Charlene Li writes in “Open Leadership: How Social Technology Can Transform the Way You Lead,” requires “the right culture and mind-set – and more important, the right leadership.” The founder of Altimeter Group, Li explains in this Impact interview what the “right...

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Social Media Monitoring Tools

29 Nov, 2012

Monitoring the social media landscape can be a daunting task, but is incredibly important for an organization. There are many tools available to help you cut through the online clutter. Click here for some examples. Your first step should be to set up a Google Alert for your organization. You can choose to...

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Social Media Measurement Tools

29 Nov, 2012

Social media is difficult to measure. Traditional measures of ROI don’t necessarily fit because most platforms are free to use. However, to justify continued use of social media it is important to measure and demonstrate value. Click here for a list of tools that can help you measure your impact.

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New Perspectives: Twitter, Truth and Trust

29 Nov, 2012

  By Doug Pinkham Public Affairs Council President July 14, 2010 FEC Re-Tweets on Regulating Social Media Like most regulatory agencies, the Federal Election Commission doesn’t know what to do with social media. FEC rules governing Web-based campaigning are insufficient when groups are posting political Facebook pages or communicating...

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How Facebook is Changing Constituent Communications

29 Nov, 2012

Members of the Political Involvement Network met to discuss how advocacy organizations can engage with Members of Congress, their staff, and advocates on Facebook and other social media. Attached is a resource highlighting insights and strategies for political involvement professionals.

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