Weekend Reading: Digital Divide, Digital Fundraising, Community Leadership and Mobile Ads - cStreet Campaigns

Weekend Reading: The Digital Divide, NationBuilder, Community Leadership and Mobile Ads


At cStreet Campaigns we’re always scouring the web for the latest trends in campaigns, digital organizing, gamification and big data. Each weekend we’ll round up the best of the web and post it here. Enjoy.

Our top read of the week comes from LA Weekly who covered the growing use of NationBuilder in their hometown: NationBuilder, a Downtown L.A. Startup, Explodes onto Scene in Los Angeles Mayoral, City Council 2013 Elections [LA Weekly]

The NYT continues their coverage of the transition of Obama’s campaign arm Organizing for America into the 501c3 Organizing for Action in Obama’s Backers Seek Big Donors to Press Agenda [NYTimes]

The nice folks at NationBuilder let us pen a guest post on their blog, check it out: Practical Tools to Improve Government [NationBuilder]

With a growing consensus that the original digital divide has ended - or at least receded - The Root looks at The Second Wave of the Digital Divide [The Root]

NationBuilder blogged the release of their latest feature in Using Match to reach your influential social media super fans [NationBuilder] & hosted a webinar on NationBuilder for Government [NationBuilder]

Digital fundraising has been growing for years and 2012 was no exception.  4 Fascinating Facts about Online Fundraising (and some ideas to help boost your fundraising results) [NPEngage]

Community groups struggling to re-imagine thier leadership structures for the digital age should check out Community Organizer 2.0’s new piece Redefining Community Leadership for an Online World [Community Organizer 2.0]

Use advertising on your campaign, Campaigns & Election looks into the growth of mobile in online ads at in Online advertising isn't a desktop experience anymore [Campaigns & Elections]

originally published Saturday, February 23, 2013