Author Archives: Dawn Arteaga

A call for the networked resistance

ShareTweet It’s a rainy day in D.C. after a shocking election. “Upset” doesn’t seem like a big enough word to characterize what has happened. As we struggle with the outcome, the Netcentric Campaigns team has shed tears and hugged. We … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the zombie apocalypse?

ShareTweet The team at Netcentric Campaigns is prepared because we know we need to build seven elements to survive. Most people don’t have this advantage. If you do any regular Google search of “how to survive a zombie apocalypse,” you’ll … Continue reading

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We Can’t All Be Pilots

ShareTweet I was flying on a tiny shuttle plane from DC to Atlanta. We were running 40 minutes late and I only had an hour-long window before a presentation (the sole purpose of the trip.) The pilot announced we were … Continue reading

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Communication Tools: 1/7 of an Effective Advocacy Network

ShareTweet Check out my thoughts on what my experience in communications taught me about effective advocacy networks. Hint: It’s a small piece in a bigger pie!

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The Four Secrets to the Most Viral Campaign in Modern-Day Advocacy

ShareTweet Porter Novelli’s Washington, D.C. office turned out in force this week to hear from Anastasia Khoo, the marketing director for Human Rights Campaign, who shared elements of their recent success inspiring action connected to marriage equality. The campaign recently won … Continue reading

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Can you have it all?

ShareTweet So I decided to start a new blog. I was at least partially inspired because of the thoughtful Atlantic article by Anne-Marie Slaughter “Why Women Still Can’t Have it All” But the issue isn’t a new one to me. In … Continue reading

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#StopKony making history? Or just a lot of noise?

ShareTweet I was honored last night to be invited to share some social media perspective on PBS’ NewsHour. You can watch my comments here. Invisible Children’s #Kony2012 campaign has a lot of people talking. After three days on YouTube, the video had … Continue reading

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Converting the Social Media Non-Believers

ShareTweet I had the pleasure of speaking last night at an event organized by DC Web Women and I Heart Social Media DC and thought I would share my remarks with you all. I’d love to hear your feedback! Have … Continue reading

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Win an iPod! Participate in a Focus Group!

ShareTweet I am seeking men and women ages 25-35 in Washington, D.C. who spend at least one hour per week using social networks such as Facebook and Twitter to participate in hour-long focus groups. The research study is for a … Continue reading

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Digital Communications Strategy: EnTeam Organization

ShareTweet Hope you enjoy this presentation of a digital communications strategy I did for a nonprofit organization in St. Louis, MO: EnTeam Organization. Unable to display content. Adobe Flash is required.

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