Grassroots Social Media Center

Social Media has become the easiest way to communicate with elected officials, but it can be difficult to be heard through all the noise.

Does Social Matter?

10-30 Posts is All it Takes

A recent Congressional Management Foundation study entitled “#SocialCongress 2015,” found that not only are your elected officials listening to social media, but 80% of them said it only takes 10-30 posts on a topic to grab their attention. The trick is posting in the right way. That same study also found the way in which a post reached them was almost as important as the content.

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3 Key Takeaways

Identify yourself as a constituent | Clearly and concisely state your position | There is strength in numbers, so coordinate with a group on timing and message