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Vincent Harris Quoted In Campaigns & Elections’ Article “Investors Have Embraced Snapchat. Are Campaigns Ready?”

Harris Media’s CEO Vincent Harris was recently quoted in an article published by Campaigns & Elections discussing the importance of Snapchat for campaigns. Now, some digital firms used Snap’s IPO to highlight their own work on the platform. Targeted Victory tweeted out a video highlighting some of the filters the firm has created for clients. […]

Vincent Harris Quoted in BuzzFeed Article “Google Staffs Up As It Tries To Find A Way Into Trump Administration Circles”

Harris Media’s CEO Vincent Harris was quoted in a BuzzFeed article that discusses Google’s parent Alphabet trying to bolster its conservative outreach in the era of Trump. Luntz Global, the corporate and political consulting firm founded by Republican pollster Frank Luntz, has also been tapped by the company to help with messaging and outreach to the […]

CEO Vincent Harris Quoted in Yahoo News Article “President Oprah? President Zuckerberg? The rich and famous seem to be asking: Why not me?”

The events have caught the notice of political professionals, including the sharp-eyed observers of the Hill: “Donald Trump’s victory changed the narrative in American politics,” said Texas-based Republican digital campaign strategist Vincent Harris. “We’ve seen a complete blending of entertainment and politics in America, and a potential Zuckerberg candidacy would play very well into what […]

Vincent Harris Quoted On Bernie’s Army of Coders

Late last spring, inspired to action by what he was hearing from a renegade Democratic candidate named Bernie Sanders, Jon Hughes began building a website. Hughes, then a 29-year-old father in southern Oregon, didn’t have any connection to the Sanders campaign; in fact, the last presidential candidate he’d been interested in was Ron Paul back […]

What I Learned from 16 months Running Rand Paul Digital

I remember being so nervous the first time I met Senator Rand Paul after being hired on his campaign to run digital operations. An hour later though, as I walked out of the meeting, I was more excited than ever. Here was a candidate who wanted to run a different kind of campaign and who […]

Vincent Harris Quoted on Rand Paul’s Viral Video Surprise

“Virality means increased traffic, sign ups, and of course digital donations,” said Paul’s digital strategist Vincent Harris. “[It’s] a huge number in a short amount of time by any standards, especially considering the fact the campaign didn’t pay a cent to promote it. Seems to be the most ‘viral’ moment since the senator stood up for […]

Snapchat’s GOP Debate Recap Hooked Millions Of Post-TV Millennials

By Kerry Flynn Fox News’ two-hour GOP debate was the most-watched primary debate in history, according to Nielsen, with more than 10 million viewers tuned in. But off-screen, many more witnessed Donald Trump sparring with host Megyn Kelly and other highlights, as well as behind-the-scenes action. Snapchat, the popular photo- and video-sharing app known for its millennial hook, drew in millions of more […]

The Political Ad Wars Come to Snapchat

A new political ad unit has arrived ahead of the Republican candidates’ debate: the Snapchat filter. As users in Ohio log into Snapchat and swipe on photographs and videos to add a filter, a bold, orange option, proclaiming “How I Feel About the Bad Iran Deal,” will sit among more colorful Ohio and Cleveland city […]

The Debate Press Release Is Dead. Long Live the Hashtag.

Vincent Harris, Rand Paul’s chief digital strategist, has a message for political reporters tweeting and writing about the first debate of the 2016 Republican campaign this week: “We’re targeting you—directly.” With so many reporters expected to keep one eye on stage and another glued to TweetDeck, political campaigns are getting more creative about shaping the […]

Vincent Harris Talks Twitter Ads and Rand Paul

The Hill July 14, 2015 By David McCabe Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) 2016 presidential campaign uses Twitter’s advertising tools to directly target messages at certain journalists, an aide said Tuesday. “If something’s breaking and we really need to get it out there, we’ve created a list that we’ve uploaded into Twitter’s ad platform of journalists,” […]