Weekend Reading: 2012 Highlights Edition - cStreet Campaigns

Weekend Reading: 2012 Highlights Edition


Each week we try and recap some the best reads from around the web. This being the first week of 2013, we’re going to link to some of the most exciting developments from the last year. So in no particular order, here’s some of our favorites reads culled from our bookmarks in 2012.

Our clients at United Voice Queensland used NationBuilder-powered events to organizer Big Steps Day rallies in support of improved Childcare funding in communities across Queensland. Big Steps Day a Big Success. [MyUnitedVoice]

Jim Gilliam offered up some helpful tips for electoral campaigns pivoting into governing in Nation building doesn't end on election day. [NationBuilder]

In How NGO’s Win with Facebook, The Greenpeace Digital Mobilization Lab looked at 5 easy steps to improve your facebook engagement. [MobLab]

Friend of cStreet Nathan Henderson-James was interviewed on the Leaders and Creators Podcast in a piece titled “I'm proud of my work with ACORN" - Lessons from the rise and fall of an organizing giant. [Leaders & Creators Podcast]

At the Independent Sector Conference, NationBuilder co-founder and President Joe Green interviewed the founder of Wellness Warrior, a new client of ours: The 90-year-old woman building a wellness lobby that's 'feared as much as the NRA'. [NationBuilder]

What was our favorite book? Sasha Issenberg’s Victory Lab, obviously! Coincidentally, Sasha powers his website and event RSVPs with NationBuilder. [VictoryLab]

We're excited to be helping a growing number of New Democrats move to NationBuilder, last year we helped the Peterbrough NDP Riding Association & Erin Weir's campaign for the Saskatchewan NDP Leadership. [Erin Weir] [Peterborough NDP]

Finally, double-respect to Greenpeace India who was a client in the development of the Junglistan microsite that has surged to a stunning 900,000 signatures - but also for their innovative use of ‘missed calls’ for campaign growth. [Junglistan] [MobLab on 'Missed Calls']

originally published Saturday, January 05, 2013