Rick Perry is recruiting bloggers

Interesting tid bit in the digital advocacy realm. Of the six remaining GOP hopefuls, three appear to be actively
recruiting volunteers for their social media campaigns. The three are Jon Huntsman, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Perry.

Rick Perry and Jon Huntsman in particular are seeking out bloggers for their campaigns while Newt Gingrich is asking in general whether volunteers would like to use social media to promote him.

Jon Huntsman refers to his blogging posse as Hbloggers while Rick Perry offers a colorful array of buttons that bloggers can add to their websites. It kind of reminds me of Brannif Airways with their multi-colored airplanes. We all remember what happenned to Brannif.

More importantly this is an example of how important broadband in particular and the Internet in general is when it comes to political efficacy and involvement. More opportunities are being made available to provide indviduals greater participation in the political process.

About Alton Drew

Alton Drew brings a straight forward and insightful brand of political market intelligence. Alton Drew graduated from the Florida State University with a Bachelor of Science in economics and political science (1984); a Master of Public Administration (1993); and a Juris Doctor (1999). You can also follow Alton Drew on Twitter @altondrew.
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