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Social Media and Political Campaigns

Started this discussion. Last reply by GovLoop May 13, 2013. 3 Replies

I'm helping a friend in his run for city council, and as we're pulling together the basics of the campaign, we're considering using a Facebook page as the primary web presence for his candidacy. The…Continue

Tags: campaigns, political, media, social

Editor for B2B Magzine Covering Government Video Technology Sector

Started Aug 10, 2010 0 Replies

B2B technology magazine covering video in the public sector is seeking an editor for monthly magazine and associated Web and social media outlets. The editor will be responsible for reporting and…Continue

 

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GovLoop replied to T. Carter Ross's discussion 'Social Media and Political Campaigns'
"Interesting - thanks for looping back around and sharing."
May 13, 2013
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Social Media and Political Campaigns

I'm helping a friend in his run for city council, and as we're pulling together the basics of the campaign, we're considering using a Facebook page as the primary web presence for his candidacy. The advantages I can see are connectivity and reach for those who Like the site, but those who just want to visit the page can still see all the information too. Notes can be used to post position papers, etc. Events would be easy to promote and share. It also makes upkeep of the site fairly simple ...…See More
May 13, 2013
T. Carter Ross replied to T. Carter Ross's discussion 'Social Media and Political Campaigns'
"Election day has past ... and my friend won. I also helped a second candidate in a more competitive Ward race, also using Facebook as the primary web presence, and he win a head-to-head race with an incumbent. Both races were won more with foot…"
May 11, 2013
T. Carter Ross commented on Pam Broviak's blog post '3D Visualization of an Alley Streetscape Project'
"That's really cool. Since it's in Second Life, would it also be possible to have a "walk through" for people to look at?"
Apr 22, 2013
T. Carter Ross added a discussion to the group Transportation 2.0
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Sustainability and Asphalt Pavements

Thanks to the use of recycled materials in asphalt pavements saved taxpayers more than $2.2 billion dollars during the 2011 paving season. That's just one of the findings in a new survey of sustainable construction practices in the asphalt pavement industry released today by NAPA and FHWA. The survey, which covers the 2011 construction season, studies the usage of reclaimed asphalt pavement (RAP), recycled asphalt shingles (RAS), and warm-mix asphalt (WMA). DOTs and public works agencies may be…See More
Apr 17, 2013
GovLoop replied to T. Carter Ross's discussion 'Social Media and Political Campaigns'
"Hmm - curious what others think.  I still think answer would be no. Check out NationBuilder.com which does a lot of local politician sites and is really cheap - they do a great job building basic websites and integrating Facebook, email,…"
Feb 28, 2013
T. Carter Ross added a discussion to the group Transportation 2.0
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Asphalt Pavement Technical Conference - Dec. 5-6 in Salt Lake City

The National Asphalt Pavement Association and FHWA are organizing a technical conference focused on innovations in asphalt pavement materials and technologies that can help in designing, specifying, and building long-lasting roadways that deliver performance and value for agencies. One of the sessions offers specific DOT perspectives on using warm-mix and recycled materials, while another offers a similar agency perspective on quality assurance and asphalt mixtures.Other topics of interest…See More
Oct 2, 2012
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21st Century Asphalt Pavements: Value, Quality, and Performance at Sheraton Salt Lake City

December 5, 2012 at 7am to December 6, 2012 at 12pm
It goes beyond dollars – show me the value! Today’s contractors and agencies are called on to meet customers’ needs at minimum cost while delivering high-quality pavements that will perform well for many years. NAPA's 21st Century Asphalt Pavements: Value, Quality, and Performance technical conference is scheduled for Dec. 5-6 at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel.Participants in this conference will learn how to incorporate sustainability into projects economically using warm-mix asphalt (WMA),…See More
Sep 26, 2012
T. Carter Ross replied to Chris Cairns's discussion 'Do you consider PowerPoint jockeying a skill?'
"While I agree with the core points about the need to make PPT slides visually interesting and something more than a page of text, it's also important to consider how else the file will be used. Is it just your PPT or will others have to make…"
Jun 9, 2012
T. Carter Ross replied to T. Carter Ross's discussion '21st Century Asphalt Pavements Conference' in the group Transportation 2.0
"This is going to be a very informative technical conference with lots of practical ideas that can be used to improve pavement performance while reducing costs. Sessions will focuses on RAP, RAS, GTR, Warm Mix, Perpetual Pavement and more and…"
May 31, 2012
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May 26, 2012
T. Carter Ross replied to Allison Primack's discussion 'GovLaunch: San Jose Paves the Way to Greener Roads'
"The National Asphalt Pavement Association is hosting a webinar on June 7th about using high percentages of reclaimed asphalt pavement in roadways, as well as using it in combination with other green paving technologies, such as warm mix. DOT and…"
May 22, 2012
T. Carter Ross commented on Pam Broviak's blog post 'Public Works Puzzles'
"Glad to hear it! I've been enjoying your informative blog posts on GovLoop ... Not sure how we can make use of virtual worlds yet, but it's good to consider the possibilities ..."
May 22, 2012
T. Carter Ross commented on Pam Broviak's blog post 'Public Works Puzzles'
"Yep! It's since been shared on the Facebook pages of a few asphalt groups (including NAPA) ..."
May 20, 2012
T. Carter Ross replied to T. Carter Ross's discussion '21st Century Asphalt Pavements Conference' in the group Transportation 2.0
"Early-bird registration deadline for the conference has been extended until Monday, May 21st. Also, attendees can earn up to 7.5 professional development hours by attending the sessions on porous pavements, Perpetual Pavements, and…"
May 15, 2012
T. Carter Ross commented on Pam Broviak's blog post 'Public Works Puzzles'
"Quite a clever (and fun) idea. Thanks!"
May 15, 2012

Profile Information

Current Title:
Director of Communications
Current Agency or Organization
National Asphalt Pavement Association
What Best Describes Your Role?
Communications
Educational Background (Degree, School):
B.A. in Liberal Arts, Louisiana Scholars' College at Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, LA (1987)
Profile Links - Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook
www.linkedin.com/in/tcarterross
www.twitter.com/tcarterross
www.asphaltpavement.org
Topics I Care About
Career, Communications, Gov 2.0

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At 3:23pm on December 10, 2010, Stephen Peteritas gave T. Carter Ross a gift
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Congrats you made GovLoop Fab Five Friday: http://ht.ly/3nn6L
At 10:19am on August 26, 2010, Stephanie Noble said…
Thanks for the comment. Look forward to connecting.
At 12:20am on January 16, 2010, I.J said…
Hello T.Carter,

Thank you for joining GovLoop. Please introduce yourself, read our top 10 tips, check out our top groups, invite your colleagues , and let me know if you have any ideas on making GovLoop even better.

Sincerely,

I.J Ezeonwuka
GovLoop Community Leader
 
 
 

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