166: The Best Way to Contact Congress – advice from Quorum

We interview Alex Wirth, the co-founder of Quorum.us a leading legislative tracking tool. Alex shares what works in getting the valuable attention of elected officials. Should you use phone calls, mail, social? Should you send your messages all at once or over time? 

Not all mediums are equal in gaining the attention of representatives and their staff, but they are listening. Alex explains how Twitter might be one of the most powerful mediums right now for gaining a representative’s attention.

Going further, not all messages are received equally either. Alex makes the case for why praising in public can be a key strategy to getting your message heard and building allies for your cause.