Tag Archives: Political Marketing

Political marketing is more than political advertising and negative campaigning. It’s about trying to make the best use of the consumer focused approach of marketing whilst still adhering to basic ideological tenets, beliefs and policy.

Queensland Politicians and Twitter

It’s soon to be election season in Queensland, so here’s a handy list of political player Twitter accounts – in XLS and text, and a handy table. Queensland state politicians XLS Queensland state politicians (not on QLD MP Tweets) TXT Surname, First name Party Twitter QLD Parliament Role Electorate Bates, Ros (LNP) https://twitter.com/#!/rosbates Shadow Minister… Read More »

Disengagement in the New Media

Image via Wikipedia I spent the morning at a seminar on politics and technology where noticable by the absence was the technology, and present by the ministerial load was the politics. Three observations of the session 1. Senator Joe Hockey plays a character in Parliament.  Given he registered his own namespace domain name in 1996,… Read More »

Political Marketing, Kevin07 and the media

A short time ago, in an electorate quite nearby, there was an election. A small matter, and one which Andrew Hughes and I spent a good deal of time watching, analysing and trying to write up to meet a series of deadlines around the same time as the vote was on. The end results of… Read More »

US Election 2008: Nader will not defeat the Democratic Party. Only the Republicans can pull off that trick.

Source: ShutterstockAs the US election draws nearer, the Democratic Party of the US is preparing for defeat, and laying the groundwork to sweep itself out of power, out of office and off the radar for another few years with the pre-emptive tagging of Ralph “The Grinch” Nader as the reason for their loss. It’s baffling… Read More »