• 23
    Mar
    2011

    We are proud to announce the latest addition to our team at Beekeeper Group, Henri Makembe! Henri will be joining us as a Partner, where he’ll lead our interactive division.

    Henri’s background is originally in web development, but he’s honed his communication and advocacy skills over the years through positions with Blue State Digital, DCI Group, and Be The Change. He is…

  • 21
    Mar
    2011

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    Several months ago I wrote a post about the original iPad and how it could be used for politics and advocacy. I thought about the ways a dead-simple device like the original iPad could be leveraged for better focus groups, used as rally signs, canvassing efforts and to deploy robust custom applications. At the time I was very optimistic about the potential uses of the devise in the political space, but now as I look back at the 2010 elections and the major advocacy campaigns of…

  • 15
    Mar
    2011

    A recent AP article we found in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution demonstrates the growing value of text and social media generated donations for crisis relief around the globe. While these donations do have limitations (“text donations are typically capped at $10”) the Red Cross reports that “more than 3 million contributors used text messages to donate $32 million to relief efforts following the Port-Au-Prince…