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Twitter Tips for Political Campaigns

We often get asked by clients, “What’s the best strategy for using Twitter in a political campaign?”

Twitter can be part of an effective online strategy for campaigns because it is the place to talk to the world. Reporters and bloggers use Twitter to track breaking news and gossip. Remember, an effective organization nurtures their networks and seizes the advantage. Twitter is a unique social network and lots of fun.

Here’s some things to keep in mind as you tweet, retweet, follow, mention, hashtag…

Remember Twitter is not a replacement for traditional communication tools. So keep on sending emails, mailings, shake hands and make phone calls!

Check out recent data on the Twitter habits of U.S. House members and Senators here.

Posted on April 2, 2012 in twitter | See full archives