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Promoting congressional town halls with Facebook and Google ads

By Suvi Chisholm:

Now that you're (mostly) settled into the new year, many Members of Congress have begun to plan town halls with constituents back in the district.

We've heard from a number of Members that they're interested in using online advertising to promote public events - as part of the usual press outreach and direct mail mix.

Here's the good news: The Franking Commission has expanded what's allowed with regard to targeted Facebook ads, Google ads, etc. and clarified the rules.

Mandate Media, does online advertising for elected officials, campaigns, and nonprofits. We've found that internet advertising can be a powerful tool to attract more constituent participation - and we're ready to help.

Posted by Suvi Chisholm on January 31, 2011 in advertising, facebook | See full archives