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Ever wondered how to improve your organization's social media effectiveness without a big staff or budget to devote? In SparkAction's newest how-to...
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What we learned from our first few Google+ Hangout On Air experiences: the next wave of online engagement.
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What moves Members of Congress when they’re undecided on an issue? What’s the best way to have an impact on your Representative or...
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A case study looks at the March 1, 2013 op-ed in The Hartford Courant and the two reports it covers: a great success in media highlighting important...

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TEMPLATES FOR MESSAGING
Easy-to-use templates to write powerful Letters to the Editor. Make your case and use our interactive tool (below) to find local media contacts!
Editor
Letters to the Editor can help you get your message out to your community and to policymakers. Here are some tips to write and place them in local and online ...
SparkNotes
SparkAction's “Social Media SparkNotes” by SparkAction's social media manager Alison Beth Waldman aims to informs and generate discussion about ...
Thundermap
Social ignition explores the new, innovative ways that people are using social media to make a difference.  So, I geeked out completely when I stumbled upon ...
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The webinar addressed the benefits, steps to engage, and challenges of including young people in juvenile justice reform efforts with the help of two knowledgeable ...
hangout on air
What we learned from our first few Google+ Hangout On Air experiences: the next wave of online engagement.
capitol
What moves Members of Congress when they’re undecided on an issue? What’s the best way to have an impact on your Representative or Senator? The answers ...
hashtag
Hashtags are now live on Facebook, which means big changes and possibilities for social media marketing.
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Congressional recesses are a critical time for advocates to get up close and personal with lawmakers and to help present your issues in a new light. Here's how to ...
What's the best way to use your time online to take action?
Social media and marketing guru Beth Kanter's case study of how MomsRising.Org's lessons and experiments that any cause-oriented nonprofit should consider when trying ...

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