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StandLouder.com Launches New Political and Issue Advocacy Website for Average Americans
StandLouder.com, an innovative Web platform that allows individual citizens to directly impact the political process, is now live. Citizens will be able to use its services during the 2012 Congressional and Presidential races.
StandLouder.com is a vehicle which enables concerned citizens and small businesses to submit candidate and issue advocacy ads they have produced and pool their resources to get those ads aired. And best of all, StandLouder.com is completely non-partisan. The company doesn’t pick winners and losers – our users do this by voting with their dollars. Once an ad has sufficient support, those funds will be used to place the ad on television, billboards and the Internet.
To ensure that StandLouder.com remains a platform for average Americans, users cannot coordinate their activities with candidates and political parties, and foreign corporations, foreign individuals, federal contractors, and federally-chartered corporations are prohibited from providing content or funding ads.
StandLouder.com is currently accepting both issue ads and candidate ads for its users to consider. If you need help in crafting an ad, come to our website where we have many useful tips to get you started.
Go to www.StandLouder.com for more step-by-step information on creating and posting a campaign.
StandLouder.com founder Victor Hannak said, “My goal was to create a totally transparent, non-partisan vehicle for ordinary citizens to participate in the political process. Our clients -- whether submitting content or pledging funds -- have complete control of the message. We just provide the platform for them to come together to support a message.”
Hannak noted that individuals who give money to candidates, political parties, and PACs, have no control of the messages used by the contribution recipients. But with StandLouder.com, users get to see and hear the ads before they commit their money, and they only fund the ads they want others to see.
The Federal Election Commission approved the operations of StandLouder.com in an advisory opinion issued in February 2012.