Recall that we had a similar debate about the Internet a decade ago and we're finding more and more government relations professionals have a keen interest in understanding social media - and more importantly how to leverage it. This Webinar is designed to that end.
Lanham, MD, (PRWEB) October 29, 2009
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management, today announced it will host a free Webinar titled, "Understanding Social Media's Impact on Your Legislative Issues."
The event will feature industry veterans Mike Panetta, principal of Panetta Communications and Amie Adams, senior vice president with Dunn Associates, who will discuss how social media shapes conversations related to legislative issues. In addition, the speakers will offer tips and insights for developing an effective, comprehensive and measurable approach that includes both traditional and social media channels.
The one-hour Webinar, aimed at government relations, public affairs and legislative affairs professionals, will be held on Wednesday, November 4, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Attendees of this event will also learn how to:
- Reach and engage top influencers and stakeholders
- Understand your issue's online reputation
- Shape key discussions around your issue
- Recruit advocates for your cause
- Interact with your advocates directly
To register, or for more information, please click on the following link: http://tinyurl.com/yg4znnf
"Certainly there's a lot of discussion about social media's impact on government relations, yet many professionals are still debating its practical application in the political process," said Kye Strance, director of product management for Vocus. "Recall that we had a similar debate about the Internet a decade ago and we're finding more and more government relations professionals have a keen interest in understanding social media - and more importantly how to leverage it. This Webinar is designed to that end."
Vocus, Inc. (NASDAQ: VOCS) is a leading provider of on-demand software for public relations management. Our web-based software suite helps organizations of all sizes to fundamentally change the way they communicate with both the media and the public, optimizing their public relations and increasing their ability to measure its impact. Our on-demand software addresses the critical functions of public relations including media relations, news distribution and news monitoring. We deliver our solutions over the Internet using a secure, scalable application and system architecture, which allows our customers to eliminate expensive up-front hardware and software costs and to quickly deploy and adopt our on-demand software. Vocus is used by more than 4,000 organizations worldwide and is available in seven languages. Vocus is based in Lanham, MD with offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For more information, please visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.
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