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Tweeting the Revolution: Twitter Training for Campaigning

Session Type(s): Training

Starts: Thursday, Jun. 7 3:00 PM

Ends: Thursday, Jun. 7 4:15 PM

Room: 556

This session will guide you in the basic to intermediate, with some tidbits of advance strategies for using Twitter to promote campaigns of every type. We’ll discuss awareness/issue campaigns that educate the public; media campaigns that challenge the mainstream press; promotional campaigns that advocate great art, people and projects; and electoral campaigns that require hardcore results. We’ll focus on winning tactics and strategies, using case studies and solid measurement.

Trainers

Beth Becker

beth.becker

Beth brought 20+ years of communication and marketing background to politics where she has consulted for numerous House campaigns, non profits and unions first with her own company, Progressive PST and now with her new partnership, Indigo Strategies. Beth often can be found conducting trainings about digital strategy for the New Organizing Institute, clients and conferences like PA Progressive Summit and Netroots Nation. As a contributing blogger at epolitics.com and avid activist, Beth shares her knowledge to help the progressive movement use digital with offline to win.

Other sessions: Social Media Strategy for Advocacy

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Kimberly 'Dr. Goddess' Ellis

Dr. Goddess

Affectionately known as “Dr. Goddess,” Kimberly C. Ellis, Ph.D. is a Scholar of American and Africana Studies, an Artist, Activist and Entrepreneur who loves Travel, Technology and Social Media. She has become a staple at such conferences as Netroots Nation, Blogging While Brown, Blogalicious, Black Thought 2.0 (Duke University) BlogHer and SXSW. A published author, speaker and producer, she has successful campaigns under her belt and her work can be found on Alternet.com, Salon.com, Ebony.com, BlackEnterprise.com, MSNBC.com, TheLoop21.com, BlackVoices.com, NPR Radio, BBC_WHYS Radio, Voices of Russia Radio, MomsRising Radio, Sirius/XM Radio and a member of the Women’s Media Center “SheSource” of Progressive Women and a Digital Trainer for Democracy for America.

Other sessions: Turn It Up: Using Hip-Hop to Mobilize in 2012, Screening Showcase #2, Ask a Sista: Black Women Muse on Politics, Policy, Pop Culture and Scholarship

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