eCampaigning Forum 2013
Hannah Lownsbrough (38 Degrees) shares strategies and tactics for integrating digital fundraising and campaigning at the 2013 eCampaigning Forum.
The campaign's Director of Digital Analytics, Amelia Showalter, takes you inside campaign headquarters for a quick glimpse of the thrilling successes and informative failures of Obama's digital testing program.
Karina Brisby, founder of Blog Action Day, Voice Blogging Project shiftLabs (among other things), shares her extensive experience in building a network of supportive bloggers.
Lucy-Anne Holmes felt compelled to act against having photos of topless woman in page three of the UK's Sun newspaper after seeing the contrast between the 'Page Three Girl' and the limited coverage of female athletes around the 2012 Olympics. This is her story of how the campaign has progressed so far (March 2013) and how she used digital tools in that campaign.
Unions have been one of the major campaigners for change over the last several hundred year. Thus NGO campaigners have a lot to learn from unions (as unions have from NGOs), but seldom seem to share expertise. The common ground and opportunities between them is outlined by Eric Lee from LabourStart.
Glyn Thomas has been leading a pilot email re-activation effort at WDM and shares his techniques, findings and conclusions to date (March 2013). This included both campaigning supporters and but donors.
The No Dash for Gas campaign started by opposing the UK drive to build 40 new gas-fired power plans. Yet it was largely ignored until EDF decided to sue a group of activists who has shut down an EDF plant. They also face a criminal charge. This is their story as of March 2013.
Digital campaigning is particularly venerable to censorship, surveillance and copyright law because of the network of Internet providers it relies on. Here Ruth from the Open Rights Group (ORG) outlines some of the issues all campaigners should be aware of and support.
Rachel of Engaging Networks challenges us with some ideas for how we could campaign differently and encourages us to steal the ideas.
Ben and Ross from Hands Up demonstrate how to build a 7-minute campaign website with WordPress.
Here Eugenio Orsi explains how they implemented the campaign website for fighting corruption in Italy and how the campaign unfolded.
International NGOs (INGOs) face a challenge with their global digital strategy: do they centralise their approach or do they de-centralise?
Greenpeace's VW Darkside video and campaign launched with a flair in 2011. But where did it end up? Turns out VW met their demands...this is the story of how.
Predictions from participants of the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) of what digital campaigning will look like in 10 years.
Hindsight from participants of the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) on what they would do differently in their e-campaigning if they could repeat the last 5 years.
Predictions from participants of the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) of what the 'next big thing' will be in technology that can be used by NGOs.
Participants at the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) reflect on the biggest missed digital opportunities at their organisations.
Participants at the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) share the best ideas they heard at ECF 2013.
Participants of the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) share their top tips for using data effectively for e-campaigning.
Participants of the 2013 eCampaigning Forum (ECF) reflect on what the obstacles are around NGOs integrating digital fundraising and campaigning.