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Driving Online Action with Social Media Graphics

Last week I hosted a Google Hangout with Kevin Call from Everytown for Gun Safety to discuss these little things called "social graphics" — visually impactful static and animated content designed specifically for social media.

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NYC January Tech Meetup.

Yes, I know. The NYC January Tech Meetup was like two weeks ago. Our retreat distracted me from writing this post, but there were a few cool things that were previewed that I want to share:

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Breaking: GetActive to be acquired by Convio, Inc.

Just announced moments ago, we're not yet entirely sure yet what this means for everyone, but we know two things:

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Retreating ... Into the Wormhole we go!

We changed our phone greeting, and our email auto-responders are on! We're all off in The Woods of West Virginia for our annual staff retreat.

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Making Every Moment Count

This morning, I opened up my New York Times where, amidst coverage of President Ford's funeral, was a front page story about a construction worker and

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Happy New Year! Now Give Me Your Wallet.

What a drag.

Still, it was sort of exhilarating.

Tonight was my one year anniversary of moving to Washington. I spent it at some friends' house

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Holiday Done Ditto-Style

It was kind of hard to believe that the time had rolled around for the third annual EchoDitto Holiday Dinner; hard to believe that much time has gone by. But calendars don't lie, so there must be some truth to the saying, "Time flies when you're having fun," because we are having fun.

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You said it, Vilsack!

Was just catching up on last night's Daily Show and heard Tom Vilsack sneak in a plug for his website at the very end of his appearance.

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RootsCampDC: A WikiConference

Michael and I attended RootsCampDC this weekend. It was an amazing conference with an equally exciting vibe. The attendees were all remarkable people with great stories and experiences to share.

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NOI/RootsCamp modeling good organizing (of course!)

I shouldn't be surprised, but I can't help but be impressed with how we heard back from the RootsCamp DC organizers only moments after signing-on as sponsors. It wasn't just the typical 'thank you' that you might expect.

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Back to the Blogs

The hype surrounding social networking and video websites has somehow done the unthinkable: it has eclipsed the amount of media coverage on blogs.

I see you like to read printed material. You should check out Nicco's book The End of Big: http://endofbig.com