Entries by Christopher Brooks

Are you prepared for the inauguration?

“Inauguration Ticket Madness” as it’s sometimes referred to in these parts is just around the corner. The truth is it can become overwhelming, especially if you don’t have a plan. Never fear! Your friends at iConstituent are here to help you undertake this huge project. Managing expectations: Stick to one method for accepting submissions: Having…

Federal government officials & entities can now dial mobile phones for telephone town halls.

NEW DECLARATORY RULING Federal government officials & entities can now dial mobile phones for telephone town halls. Breaking News: The FCC issues Declaratory Ruling authorizing federal government officials and entities like you to reach thousands more constituents on their mobile phones. The ruling released today allows the 47% mobile-only constituent demographic to receive automated phone…

Meet Our Helpdesk Intern: Nia Boone

Guest Posted by Nia Boone; Support Intern As a freshman at Towson University, it didn’t take me long to adjust to being independent. As the oldest of four, I’ve always had a sense of responsibility. College was only an extension of what my mother has been preparing me for all my life. Now a rising…

Meet Rachel Brand

Posted by Christopher Brooks; Manager, Web Production & Marketing We're proud to announce the newest member of the iConstituent family: Rachel Brand. Rachel is joining us as an Account Executive and will work under Greg Fickel, Chief Operating Officer. I sat down with Rachel to ask her a few questions about her interests and what…

iConstituent: The Clear Choice for Telephone Town Halls

iConstituent has been the leading Telephone Town Hall provider to elected officials for years, having produced more than 3000 events for the United States Congress. We are often asked what makes Telephone Town Halls so important and valuable? The answers are numerous and clear: Telephone Town Halls build on the time-tested Town Hall that still…

New Congressional CMS Pricing Model Changes the Game

We’re going to let you in on a secret: you could start paying less for CMS services. How, you ask? We’ve recently changed our CMS pricing structure. A typical congressional office can save thousands of dollars per year utilizing a variable-rate plan designed to enable Members to pay only for the user accounts they need…

A Trip in the Wayback Machine

Today we take a look at the first iteration of the iConstituent Gateway eNewsletter platform. Back in 2001 we worked with former Los Angeles Mayor, Jim Hahn, on his DineLA campaign. This campaign was one of the first applications of email marketing for an elected official. Our job was to get as many people to…

iConstituent Becomes National Cyber Security Awareness Month 2014 Champion

Posted by Christopher Brooks; Manager, Web Production & Marketing iConstituent today announced that it has become a Champion of National Cyber Security Awareness Month (NCSAM) 2014, joining a growing global effort among colleges and universities, businesses, government agencies, associations and non-profit organizations to promote online safety awareness. Celebrated every October, National Cyber Security Awareness Month…

iConstituent CEO Zain Khan to Speak at Connect14

WASHINGTON, DC, (Sep. 22, 2014) –  Zain Khan, Chief Executive Officer for iConstituent, will be one of the keynote speakers at the Connect14 Conference, a workshop held at Facebook’s campus located in Menlo Park. The Connect14 Conference focuses on how technology impacts local government, schools, non-profits, and the constituents these communities serve. Zain will advise…