• 10 Political Consultant Problems

    Sep 07, 2017 by Joe Fuld

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    Political Consultants and Your Campaign: Problems and Solutions

    Do you hate or love your political consultant? As the world of political consulting has grown, so have issues that organizations and candidates face with their political consultants.

    To be clear, some political consultant problems are easily solved, and some are not. Picking the right campaign consultants with the right approach and being clear on goals or roles can help a lot. Here is our list of political consulting problems and some basic solutions for them: 

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  • Do Nonprofits Need Online Advocacy Campaign Consultants?

    Dec 29, 2016

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    Online Advocacy Campaign Consultants: Is It Worth the Cost to Hire a Consultant to Manage Your Online Presence?

    Online advocacy seems to be the term of the moment, but achieving real online advocacy results can be tough in both execution and budget.  If you are at a nonprofit where money is tight, (when is it not?) spending money on hiring a online advocacy consultant to manage your online presence can seem like an easy line item to cut. But don’t be so quick to count campaign consultants out. Depending on your nonprofit’s size and goals, an online advocacy consultant could be extremely beneficial (and we’re not just saying that because of our line of work).

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  • 7 Questions with "The Campaign Doctor" Craig Varoga

    Aug 18, 2016 by Joe Fuld

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    7 questions with "The Campaign Doctor" Craig Varoga

    Craig Varoga provides public affairs assistance and campaign services to a select group of public, private and non-profit organizations.  His firm offers clients strategic guidance in analyzing public opinion and developing strategies to achieve long-term goals. He answered seven questions on his experience with campaigns. 

    1. How long have you been writing The Campaign Doctor column?

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  • Inside the Campaign Studio with Campaign Strategist Nancy Leeds

    Aug 11, 2016 by Joe Fuld

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    Campaign Strategist; Nancy Leeds

    This week's campaign strategist is Nancy Leeds. Nancy is a writer and Political Campaign Operative who recently earned her MPA in Social Policy and Management at Columbia University. Sometimes people hire her to work on their non-profits and campaigns. When that happens, these opinions are still hers and do not reflect those of her candidates.

    As a campaign strategist, what is your least favorite campaign term? Why?

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  • Political Consultant Spotlight: Pollster Mike Bocian

    Jun 30, 2016 by Joe Fuld

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    Political Consultant Spotlight | Pollster Mike Bocian

    This week’s Political Consultant is Michael Bocian. He is a founding partner at GBA Strategies, serves as pollster and strategist for gubernatorial, senate, congressional, state legislative, mayoral, and ballot initiative campaigns. With 15 years of experience, he has worked for the DGA, DCCC, DSCC, issue advocacy groups and membership associations.

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