Month: September 2010

You are invited to a reception in support of North Carolina Congressional Candidate Jeff Doctor

You are invited to a reception in support of
North Carolina Congressional Candidate

Jeff Doctor

Tuesday, September 28th 2010
5:00 to 7:00 PM

At the Kelly’s Irish Times Pub
14 F Street N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20001

$1,000 – Individual             $2,500 – Sponsor
$5,000 – Co-Host            $10,000 – Event Chair

RSVP required to V. M. Scott at
843-205-1072 or Globalink49@gmail.com
Contribute online @ http://www.jeffdoctorforcongress.com/contribute.html

Early Voting Locations Released

HAL MARSHALL ANNEX

Located at 618 North College Street

October 14 – 15 (Weekdays) 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

October 18 – 29 (Weekdays) 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

October 23 (Saturday) 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

October 24 (Sunday) 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

October 30 (Saturday) 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Final Day)

Additional Locations Starting October 18th

Fighting Back Building 1705 Rosa Parks Place, Charlotte

Freedom Regional Library 1230 Alleghany St., Charlotte

Hayes Building (Ballantyne) 11405 N. Community House Rd., Charlotte

Huntersville Oaks Children Dev Svc 12105 Verhoeff Dr., Huntersville

Independence Regional Library 6000 Conference Dr., Charlotte

Main Branch Library (Downtown) 310 N. Tryon St., Charlotte

Matthews Branch Library 230 Matthews Station St., Matthews

Morrison Regional Library 7015 Morrison Blvd., Charlotte

Mountain Island Library 4420 Hoyt Galvin Way, Charlotte

North County Regional Library 16500 Holly Crest Ln., Huntersville

South County Regional Library 5801 Rea Rd., Charlotte

Steele Creek Library 13620 Steele Creek Rd., Charlotte

Sugar Creek Library 4045 N. Tryon St., Charlotte

University City Regional Library 301 E. W.T. Harris Blvd

West Boulevard Library 2157 West Blvd., Charlotte

October 18 – 29 (Weekdays) 11:00 AM – 7:00 PM

October 23 (Saturday) 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM

October 24 (Sunday) 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM

October 30 (Saturday) 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM (Final Day)

For more information about the Jeff Doctor Campaign, please visit www.JeffDoctorforCongress.com

Political candidates eye Google as the new “front page”

by Blogging PRWeb

googleElection season is well underway – and campaign season is heating up as this interactive chart on the Wall Street Journal demonstrates.  While many news stories and blog posts have focused on political campaigns use of social media to rally the base, search marketing has quietly worked its way into the mix.  Perhaps, in some ways, Google is the new “front page.”

It used to be that political candidate running for office wanted to be on the front page of major daily newspapers.  While that is still likely true (what candidate would turn it down), it may also be a sign of the times that today, the front page of Google is emerging as an above-the-fold spot of envy.

Why?  Because the first place people look for answers to their questions are search engines.

For example, Emmett Murphy, a new media strategist and founder of the DC-based PR firm 3 CLiCk Media , helped congressional candidate Jeff Doctor, who is running for Congress in North Carolina’s 9th district, land on the front page of Google.  Murphy says the integration of search marketing, social media and online news releases all played a role in achieving that goal.

The online news releases is an interesting component because, well, we are PRWeb, but it also  underscores how the release – both in construct and purpose — has evolved to facilitate new media goals, like search.  “I’ve been trying to get Jeff Doctor on the front page of Google for a while,” said Murphy, in an online news release we published this past spring. “In combination with our other efforts, PRWeb helped us do that in short time and we’ve already seen a spike in Web traffic of 100 percent directly attributable to our news release.”

There is another important point here:  the online news release is being used by candidates in concert with other tactics – and integrated online marketing strategy.   As search guru Greg Jarboe once said to me – the difference between search and social is the difference between information and influence.  Perhaps that’s the difference of vote or no vote.

For more information on the Jeff Doctor for Congress Campaign, visit: www.JeffDoctorforCongress.com

Jeff Doctor stands in solidarity with the working families of the Ninth District

Jeff Doctor received a tremendous crowd response as he marched in The Charlotte Labor Day Parade.  Congressmen Larry Kissell and Mel Watt along with Jeff doctor proudly marched in the parade. One candidate clearly absent today was Sue Myrick.

Sue Myrick can’t defend her shameful record against assisting American Workers and Veterans so she chooses to stay home.
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