PorterPlans vs NoJetsTO: A campaign case study of the air and ground war
By April 1, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

PorterPlans vs NoJetsTO: A campaign case study of the air and ground war

I remember the exact moment I decided Porter Airlines was going to lose their campaign for a runway extension at Billy Bishop airport. It’s a textbook lesson for integration, particularly in digital public affairs.

Posted in: News and Notes
Digital Makeover: Bal Gosal
By March 31, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Bal Gosal

In this digital makeover, we’re reminded of the importance of unscripted engaging content, being the master of your properties, and being engaged.

Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)
By March 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Let emotions get the better of your campaign (#prgrs14)

A winning campaign gets people excited about the opportunity the vision presents. It recognizes that people act more on emotion than logical arguments.

Digital must be part of the campaign machinery (#prgrs14)
By March 30, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Digital must be part of the campaign machinery (#prgrs14)

A Progress Summit panel featured four digitally-engaged campaign organizers, each of whom have a collection of hits and misses to share.

Mariana Mazzucato and the ‘entrepreneurial state’ #prgrs14
By March 29, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Mariana Mazzucato and the ‘entrepreneurial state’ #prgrs14

It’s not that the public sector isn’t capable of being innovative and embrace risk; that it isn’t willing to be entrepreneurial.

This just in: anything goes on the Internet
By March 28, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

This just in: anything goes on the Internet

Digital public affairs practitioners need to consider three very significant Internet dangers and how they apply to reputation management.

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter
By March 26, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

More Canadian women participating in public affairs chatter

Women are becoming more active in online discussions about Canadian politics and public affairs.

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class
By March 25, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

First chirps: when politicians and journalists join the twittering class

Everyone on Twitter has a first tweet. Check out these a look at the first tweets issued by federal party leaders, selected MPs and political journalists.

Posted in: Politics, Social Media
Digital Makeover: Sean Casey
By March 24, 2014 2 Comments Read More →

Digital Makeover: Sean Casey

Building a strong and engaged community which can get involved in matters of importance means paying attention to the technical and social details.

Whitney Hoffman kicks off her election campaign (podcast)
By March 20, 2014 1 Comments Read More →

Whitney Hoffman kicks off her election campaign (podcast)

The first in a podcast series documenting (podcaster turned author turned political candidate) Whitney Hoffman’s run for Pennsylvania State Legislature.

Three tweets of advice for an election campaign team
By March 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Three tweets of advice for an election campaign team

I received a direct message from a Twitter connection asking me for some advice for an election campaign team she’s involved in.

Jim Flaherty has his biggest day on Twitter, yet
By March 19, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

Jim Flaherty has his biggest day on Twitter, yet

The average day in #cdnpoli Twitter chatter sits around 10,200 tweets. For Minister Flaherty, zero. Until yesterday.