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Digital Politics with Karen Jagoda

Welcome to the non-partisan Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda.  Since 2007, this show has highlighted impact of new technologies on the campaign landscape, how expectations of voters are changing, role of online fundraising, digital and traditional means of persuasion and getting out the vote.  In this time of the COVID-19 Pandemic, changes in the behavior of voters, restrictions on candidates and the new normal for retail politics are all under the microscope.

Popular topics on the show include best practices for political and advocacy campaigns, ground game strategies, cross-media advertising, social media trends and impact of mobile on engaging supporters. 

This weekly podcast includes interviews with political consultants, media strategists, journalists, advocates, candidates, elected officials, campaign managers, and solution providers.


Digital Politics Podcast with Karen Jagoda has been included in the Feedspot 70 Best Non Partisan Podcasts worth listening to in 2023.      Check out the list here







Oct 7, 2021

Philip Armstrong is COO and Brandon Harris CEO and both are Co-Founders of Votus, part of the Higher Ground Labs cohort of 2021. Votus is a communications platform that helps campaigns and elected officials establish meaningful 1:1 relationships with voters and constituents.

We talk about:

  • The value of social listening and analytic reporting to identify influencers, hot topics, and location of those interested in a campaign or issue
  • The untapped power of Nano-Influencers of all ages
  • Opening up the dialogue to a diverse coalition to encourage more civic engagement
  • Finding persuadable voters who align with the campaign's overall message and building a community around their interest in specific issues
  • Value of 1:1 conversations for campaigns to directly target messages using the preferred channel for each voter
  • Establishing an opportunity for ongoing communication includes the ability to respond rapidly to counteract fake news

#Votus @HigherGroundLab #SocialListening #SocialAnalytics #CivicEngagement #VoterPersuasion #VoterEngagement