Chuck is a visionary in terms of community engagement, and his commitment to participatory democracy using modern technology is clearly being showcased in his campaign.
Irvine, CA (PRWEB) January 12, 2010
DeVore for California today announced the availability of the Chuck DeVore Apple iPhone Application, allowing DeVore for California to reach out to the public anytime, anywhere on the leading smartphone platform. The application, available through the Apple iTunes store http://chuckdevore.com/iphone/ showcases Chuck’s campaign information, news, events, photos, videos, and allows his supporters to share the information he publishes with their friends and followers using Twitter and Facebook. In addition to supporting the broadcast and viral sharing of information, the application also allows an unprecedented level of feedback from the mobile community supporting real-time surveys and polls.
“We're leveraging the latest in social networking technology to engage California voters on the mediums they use the most,” announced Chuck DeVore. “The mobile Internet is overtaking the PC as the number one way of reaching the Internet. I’m committed to engaging the people of California on the anytime, anywhere basis that Apple iPhone users have come to expect.”
The Chuck DeVore iPhone application is powered by technology and services provided by RaiseDigital and Purple Forge.
“Chuck’s campaign has already proven his leadership in the realm of social networking, and RaiseDigital has been glad to provide those services to the campaign,” said Justin Hart, the managing director of RaiseDigital.
“With Purple Forge’s socially networked and community engaged mobile application service technologies, Chuck’s campaign is opening the new frontier of campaigning, and we expect more and more campaigns to look to follow in his footsteps,” said John Craig, Co-Founder of Purple Forge. “Chuck is a visionary in terms of community engagement, and his commitment to participatory democracy using modern technology is clearly being showcased in his campaign.”
RaiseDigital (http://raisedigital.com) is a new media consulting firm for non-profit and political entities. RaiseDigital is a leader in creating online brand awareness and establishing successful fundraising campaigns through various tools, including email and social networking.
About Purple Forge
Purple Forge (http://www.purpleforge.com) sells subscription based services to groups looking to engage their members using the latest mobile application technology and leveraging the latest in social networking best practices. Purple Forge is led by seasoned mobile communications and Internet technology veterans dedicated to providing affordable solutions to put the value of mobile applications into the hands of groups looking to engage their members.