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Congress Web

Congress Web is a customizable legislative action center for your website and Facebook pages. Congress Web makes it easy for your advocates to send messages to their legislators and others in support of your key issues. Additional site features will inform and interest your advocates. Use the site manager to update your content, customize your site look, monitor activity, produce reports and download advocate data. For more than 20 years we have been the leading supplier of grass roots advocacy applications. You can rely on The Soft Edge to deliver a powerful and dependable advocacy solution.
 

Highlights

  • More site customization and message sending options than any product
  • Support for Congress and State Legislator campaigns
  • State Version can integrate with State Affiliate web sites
  • Use with Congress Plus for Advocate Management and email action alerts
  • We can host and manage a custom Advocacy web site

Send Messages to Your Representatives

The real power of Congress Web is in the many options you have for message creation and delivery. Use the Phone Call method for a last minute pre-vote campaign. Use multi-version messages to give your messages a more personalized appearance. Our site manager makes the set up process easy. New message campaigns and site changes can be previewed before you make the content live. Our support staff is available to assist you to make sure you meet your deadlines.

Facebook Integration

With a few simple steps you can easily add Congress Web to your organization's Facebook page. Once integrated into your page, the Congress Web Facebook App has several features designed to encourage not only your Facebook advocates to take action but their friends as well, increasing your advocacy campaign's impact.

Access to Web Services

Use our webservices to pull your advocacy data into third party software or custom build an advocacy solution tailored to your needs.

Send Letters to the Editor

Congress Web allows your users to search for their localvar newspapers and send an email or letter to the editor about issues important to your organization. This activity is stored so you can see who contacted their localvar media on your behalf.

Elected Officials Search

Your site will become a key resource for your advocates regarding their elected officials with a zip lookup, state lookup, in-depth information about individual elected officials, special sections for Congress and the President, and much more.

Elections and Voter Information

With Congress Web your website will become a get out the vote powerhouse with voter registration information, absentee ballots and up to date election information for presidential, congressional and state elections. Your site visitors will be able to evaluate candidates with detailed biographical information and make informed decisions.

Track Legislation and Vote History

Keep your advocates informed about legislation that is important to your organization. These interfaces allow you to show your organization's position on bills and votes. Your advocates can see bill details, cosponsorship information and vote results.

Sharing and Updates

Congress Web has a number of features designed to increase participation in your advocacy campaigns and keep advocates up to date.
  • Advocates can share actions on Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites
  • Customizable webstickers allow others to add a point of entry to your site on their site
  • RSS Feed of current actions
  • Tell A Friend feature allows advocates to email their friends about your advocacy campaign
  • The Congress Web Facebook App is an add on that encourages participation on your Facebook page

Conduct Polls

Easily create and manage polls that can be embedded in multiple websites to perform research and draw more visitors to your legislative action center.

Enlist Advocates with Sign Up Forms

Create sign up forms to encourage people to join a newsletter list or advocacy group.

Comprehensive Reports

Congress Web provides many out of the box reports that allow you to easily evaluate how your advocacy campaign is going, who your active advocates are and which legislators have been contacted. Web traffic analysis lets you know which sites are driving advocates to your legislative action center and how frequently.

Many Customization Features

Congress Web offers intuitive interfaces for controlling the look and feel of your legislative action center. You can decide which features you want to display, modify the colors, fonts and other styles you want to use, change the instructions to guide your advocates through features and customize many more elements.