About the book
The use of social media and political purposes isn’t entirely new. Many argue that Thomas Paine’s political tract, Common Sense, was an early example of social media in action, galvanizing people in town halls and taverns. Today, blogs, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms are being used to organize movements and amass volunteers for various campaigns at local and national levels. Facebook alone has more than 700 million active users worldwide, and surpasses even Google in page views. At the heart of the social revolution in politics today is the scale and accessibility of the technology that under-girds it. Different from the past, political campaigns, both local and national, can now propel candidates into office by banking on social media’s vast infrastructure. So what part does social media play in your campaign? Do you know what’s needed to win in today’s election scene? Are you willing to adapt? In this book you will learn: How to use social media step-by-step to launch winning campaigns * Why social media matters * Must have social media platforms for electoral success, and * How not to ruin your campaign – The rules to winning elections have officially changed. As a candidate or campaign organizer you can either choose to embrace the new rules surrounding the ballot box or simply plan defeat. Social media is now the game changer. It’s this easy to understand, your campaign can either stay ahead of the curve utilizing social tools or fall way behind it, the choice is yours.
The first book dealing with Location Based Applications and how to use these types of apps including Foursquare & Gowalla for business and fun.
About The Book
Has anyone ever posted something nasty about you on the Internet? Finding work, romance and friends can become a disaster if you are smeared online. With Do It Yourself Online Reputation Management anybody can learn to build up or repair an online reputation using our simple, step-by-step guide that requires absolutely no programming or web development experience.
Do It Yourself Online Reputation Management will teach you:
How to have search engines show what you want them to display about you
How to suppress information on search engines
How to remove information from search engines
So if you know how to type in a web address, you can learn how to claim, repair, and monitor your online reputation. There is no software to buy, or computer languages to learn. This book teaches you how to get bad stuff about you off Google — and good stuff on, putting your online reputation in your hands.