• Why Do I Need Good Political Campaign Photography?

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    Posted on March 19, 2018 by Sophie Thurber

    Political Campaign Photography Shoots Are Worth the Money

    Good political campaign photography is a must.

    Good political campaign photography is the cornerstone of a quality communications program. We’ve all seen bad political advertising. It’s a kind of bad that transcends the traditional meaning of the word. But it doesn’t have to be all European stock photos misused in Kentucky or stock photos of supposed endorsers (good grief, do NOT do this!). We can do better.

  • 7 Questions with consultant and researcher, Steve Vancore

    7 Questions with Steve Vancore
    Posted on March 15, 2018 by Mike DeVoll

    7 Questions with Steve Vancore

    Steve Vancore is a political consultant and researcher. He is the founding partner at VancoreJones Communications, a political consulting firm that works on legislative communications, public relations, and political campaigns from local races to statewide races. He is also the president of Clearview Research, which focuses on polling and focus group research, and teaches in the Masters of Applied American Politics and Policy program at Florida State University.

  • 5 Ways to Amp Up Your Member Communication

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    Posted on March 12, 2018 by Elena Veatch

    Make Your Member Communication Count 

    With the 2018 election cycle ramping up, it’s never too early to get going on your member communication plan. By amping up your communication, you can harness the power of your membership and get results for the issues you care about. Whether you’re working for a labor union or an advocacy organization, these tips will help make your member communication program count.

  • 7 Questions with Deepak Puri Co-Founder of Democracy Labs

    Deepak Puri
    Posted on March 08, 2018 by Hope Rohrbach

    7 Questions with Deepak Puri Democracy Labs Co-Founder on the Intersection of Campaigning and Technology

    Deepak Puri previously worked at Oracle, Netscape and VMware, and is now the co-founder of the San Francisco, non-profit Democracy Labs. By deploying technology and creative innovation, Democracy Labs offers affordable business solutions for progressive groups and candidates across the country. We asked Deepak 7 questions focused about the intersection of campaigning and technology. Read his insights here! 

  • Our #1 Tip to Make Your Canvassing a Success

    Posted on March 05, 2018 by LaTwyla Mathias

    Canvass Training Will Make Your Canvass Count

    The 2018 election cycle is officially here! As candidates, by this point you have probably been knocking on doors for weeks and are finally at a place where you are ready to bring in the cavalry, your volunteers! For campaigns, we believe in doors, doors, and more doors.  Those doors translate into more voter contact and more identified targets for GOTV. Hitting doors in the right way is why having a structured and detailed canvass training is vitally important.

  • 7 Questions with Gabriella Mirabelli

    Gabriella Mirabelli
    Posted on March 01, 2018 by Hope Rohrbach

    7 Questions for Gabriella Mirabelli

    Gabriella Mirabelli is the CEO and Co-Owner of Anatomy Media, an Emmy Award winning creative marketing agency which offers premium creative services and research consulting services for world-class television and media brands. Gabriella Mirabelli also hosts the Up Next Podcast which features new ideas in the media industry with innovative leaders in entertainment and business.

  • Advocacy Engagement Funnel: Be Intentional About Advocacy

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    Posted on February 26, 2018 by Joe Fuld

    Advocacy Engagement Funnel: Don't Miss Your Advocacy Engagement Opportunity... 

    What is the advocacy engagement funnel?

    It is hard to be intentional about advocacy engagement. That is why we built this handy advocacy engagement funnel. Think of your advocacy strategy as a funnel. You need to define what a high-value contact vs. a low-value contact will be. You want to have a clear strategy to move your action-takers to make a more meaningful action. The more personal the action the higher the value.

  • 7 Questions with Paul Lage

    Paul Lage
    Posted on February 22, 2018 by Elena Veatch

    Gill Studios CEO Paul Lage Answers Our Yard Sign Questions 

    Paul Lage is the President and CEO of Gill Studios, which includes Gill-line: the largest producer of political yard signs, decals, and bumper stickers in the country. We asked Paul for some industry tips to help campaigns navigate the process of designing and printing yard signs and other campaign materials.

  • 10 Questions Your Campaign Plan Should Address

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    Posted on February 18, 2018 by Joe Fuld

    10 Questions Your Campaign Plan Should Answer

    It is campaign plan time. If you are running a campaign, start writing a plan now. Here are our 10 tips on 10 questions a political campaign plan should answer.


  • Embrace Social Change With The Resist Song List

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    Posted on February 15, 2018 by LaTwyla Mathias

    Embrace The Power of Music With Our Resist Song List for Social Change

    Songs have a way of changing your entire mood. During these times of resistance, it is vital that our playlists are ready at all times. 'Tis the season for protest rallies, marches, volunteering, and donating. It is on us to do everything we can to let the world know that as Americans, we are not okay with this. We want you to listen, absorb, and then get off your butt and do something! Welcome to The Campaign Workshop’s Resist Song List.

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