Campaign Walk Cards Are Only as Good as You Make Them
Walk cards are an important element to any field campaign. They give your canvassers something tangible to discuss at the doors and are a great way to introduce your candidate to voters. Unfortunately, a lot of campaigns create walkcards the wrong way. Below is advice on producing great political walk cards.
Campaign Advice: Lessons for All Candidates From LGBT Candidates
For a long time, I have said that LGBT Candidates ( Lesbian, Bisexual Transgender and Gay candidates), tend to be better candidates than their straight counterparts at running for office. It’s because LGBT candidates have to be. If you are breaking a barrier, it is only those with stellar qualifications and incredible drive who get through tough election fights and win.
For the last 15 years I have worked with LGBT candidates at all levels to run for office.
Now, people have woken up and said, “Why are LGBT candidates getting elected?” It is a pretty simple formula: work hard, be qualified, be open and honest, raise a lot of money and you too may be on your way to office.
5 Advocacy Campaign Tips to Run an Effective Effort
Running an effective advocacy campaign takes skill and planning here are five tips to run a winning advocacy campaign:
Planning for the Campaign Shutdown: Your Complete Guide to Shutting down the Campaign
Is it time for the campaign shutdown?
So your campaign is finally over and you are feeling a bit of that post-campaign emptiness inside. We understand and have a lot of insight on what to do after a win or a loss. Planning for the campaign shutdown is something to think about from the beginning of the campaign. By keeping track of assets and creating a campaign shutdown plan you will remove a lot of stress at the end of the campaign. So before you head off and hit the appalachian trail or start looking for the next campaign, here are some things to take care of. Below is a general list of items you’ll likely need to do to close up shop:
Hate Call Time? No Excuses, Call Like a Champion
Lets face it campaign call time is hard. Every candidate I have ever worked for or with has universally hated campaign call time. They all give the same reason why; “I just hate asking people for money!” I’ll tell you a secret: I don’t hate campaign call time, and you shouldn’t either. Here are some tips to get you calling like a champ in no time. Or, at least hating campaign call time just a little bit less…
Kick bad campaign habits with these strategies and tools
Why Vote Deficits and Vote Goals Matter.
Where, When, and How Most Digital Campaigns Fall Short
When planning your overall campaign strategy, the digital portion is often overlooked. One of the biggest problems with digital campaigns is that they are not tied closely enough to your overall campaign strategy. Digital tools are an important vehicle to help you reach your overall political goals and should be thought of as such.