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    Saturday, November 22, 2008

    Use of social media during the 2008 Election

      ObamaIf you had been following Obama’s campaign during the 2008 Election, you would be aware that he made smart use of social media to boost his reach. Obama put his money on utilizing the viral and democratic nature of the web, and this was why his technique was both cheap and effective. Obama focused on inexpensive yet powerful resources, such as fans generating buzz in their spare time, for free. Hence most of Obama’s Internet traffic was organic, being a result of powerful word-of-mouth campaigning. Over time, his campaign and popularity grew like online wildfire, even with little to no outside prodding. Once it gathered momentum, it became a worldwide phenomenon. There’s even a report out called Obamanomics that studies this phenomenon. The whole exercise finally ended in a landslide victory for him even though he was up against the war-hero and experienced statesman John McCain.

      Obama's campaign basically changed the Internet landscape. It gave a real use to bloggers and supporters everywhere to support him through their own blogs and social media networks. This proved that social media can be effectively leveraged to make advertising dollars go further no matter what the cause. It can help you build a true community around your brand. You can use various strategies to promote yourself on YouTube, Facebook and the blogosphere in general. Social media is not just a new channel for marketing, but rather an entirely new philosophy in marketing.