Blue State Digital, recently acquired by UK-based marketing giant WPP, provides custom solutions for progressive campaigns.
NationBuilder is a nonpartisan community organizing system with wide adoption in the U.S., UK and Canada. It brings together social media, customizable websites with content and community action pages, and email and text blasting.
NationBuilder is an alternative for Blue State Digital for campaigns and non-profits that want to run their own actions and emails without need for costly integrations and consulting contracts.
Read what Liberal Art has to say about what makes NationBuilder different from Blue State Digital, Salsa (DemocracyInAction) and Convio.
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Ken Livingston, the first elected Mayor of London and architect of the successful downtown congestion pricing project profiled in Bill Eggers’ “If We Can Put a Man on the Moon,” has launched a NationBuilder-powered digital platform centered around his campaign volunteers. Livingstone is Labour’s candidate to unseat the Convervatives’ Boris Johnson in 2012.
“YourKen.org will give thousands of volunteers the chance to actively participate in the most cutting edge and dynamic campaign London has ever seen,” Livingston said of the site.
Labour supporters on Twitter welcomed the site as “natty,” “slick,” “brilliant,” and “bloody great.”
Livingstone’s “YourKen” was designed by Ben Soffa of the UK firm Organic Campaigns.
Campaign: Ken Livingstone launches campaigning site
TotalPolitics: The launch of YourKen
LabourList: London elections – could this be a game changer?
Evening Standard: Blogger Ken follows Obama and asks Facebook users to ‘like’ him
The Conservative’s Johnson has a website built by Boston-based Liberty Concepts.
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I am writing to ask you to join Adriel Nation, my network for promoting emerging technologies for better government, democracy and self-governance and for sharing opportunities to help charities around the world. All of my blogging is now on this new platform, powered by NationBuilder.
Adriel Nation has two key focuses: promoting emerging technologies for improving democratic and self governance (Gov 2.0 Radio, NationBuilder, civic tech events and more); and using social networks to create awareness of and raise funds for organizations doing social good (XBAR Gives and more).
If you join, you will also have the opportunity to suggest organizations we should be supporting and to make other suggestions for the focus of Adriel Nation.
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