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4 Social Media Platforms to Empower Your Employees

Ted Rubin | Posted 07.16.2014 | Business
Ted Rubin

Who knows your business as well (if not better) than you do? The people who work in your business, of course!

Clery Center Training: Who Knew It Could Be So Inspiring?

Elaine Williams | Posted 08.13.2014 | College
Elaine Williams

I help make it safe for others to open up and tell the truth. I use humor to help deal with tough subjects and shameful emotions. I have the strength to talk about things that others do NOT want to talk about.

Effective Advocacy Leads to Action: Managing a Changing Landscape

Jackie Jenkins-Scott | Posted 03.25.2014 | College
Jackie Jenkins-Scott

Earlier this month new elected officials took office for the first time in city and town councils and state governments across the nation, including h...

Will Millennials Sing Along With Brand Advocates?

Jure Klepic | Posted 01.23.2014 | Business
Jure Klepic

A well-balanced use of influencers and advocates must play a role in any successful marketing campaign that targets the millennial generation.

Discover the Next Advance in Social Analytics

Jure Klepic | Posted 11.27.2013 | Business
Jure Klepic

One problem influence measurement platforms run up against is the fluid nature of social media. A topic may be trending one day, someone may be popular the next, or themes may change almost hourly. By the time a marketer develops a response, the social universe has moved on.

The School Bell Is About to Ring for Education Advocates

Sue Hildick | Posted 09.29.2013 | Impact
Sue Hildick

Students aren't the only ones sharpening their pencils as a new school year is about to start. Those of us who advocate for policies and programs to strengthen K-12 education, are ready to do the tough work that is needed to improve our schools.

What Every Advocate Can Learn from 'Gangnam Style'

Impatient Optimists | Posted 04.29.2013 | Impact
Impatient Optimists

"Gangnam Style" - a global phenomenon. If you haven't seen or heard of it, take a moment to watch this music video from Korean K-pop rapper PSY. Pho...

Influencers vs. Advocates in New Media

Kevin Price | Posted 03.23.2013 | Technology
Kevin Price

There are a broad range of individuals who can be called advocates, because they are often a "dime a dozen," while others can also get paid large amounts for promoting certain brands and products.

The War on Workers: L.A. Is On!

James P. Hoffa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
James P. Hoffa

It's not just about red states and blue states, it's not about public sector versus private sector workers, and it's not about any of the other propaganda that gets thrown around to divide Americans. It's about all of us.

Let Your Advocates Create Their Own Version of Groupon

Robbin Phillips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robbin Phillips

From the customer's point of view Groupon is a great thing with almost astonishing surprises and deals daily. But retailers are struggling with practically giving their services away, often to their very own customer base.

So We Marched -- Now What?

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Kety Esquivel

Rumor has it that the same politicians who promised our community immigration reform in return for votes are now asking the community to hold off until the next election.

The Latino Community Wants Accountability in 2010

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

The promise of change that energized voting and participation in 2008 is bringing hundreds of Latino community leaders to Washington today.

Desperate Times Call For Desperate Measures

Clarissa Martinez De Castro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Clarissa Martinez De Castro

As if blaming immigrants for global warming, the financial crisis, and every other ill that is currently affecting our society wasn't enough, Mark Kri...