• Peer-to-Peer Texting: Is the Party Over?

    Oct 25, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Peer-to-Peer texting: Is the party over?

    Peer-to-Peer Texting is Changing: Understand the Landscape

    Whether you like peer-to-peer texting or hate it, it is essential to understand it if you run an organization or a political campaign. This is due to a changing landscape with real implications for fundraising, organizing, and voter turnout activities in the short and long term. 

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  • Campaign staffers: Robinson’s Rules for Campaign Staff (and TCW)

    Jul 27, 2021 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Campaign Staffers

    Reflecting on Robinson’s Rules for Campaign Staffers

    Will Robinson of the New Media Firm penned his rules for campaign staffers over 25 years ago and they are truly words to live by. 

    Over the years, these rules have saved money, time and jobs for many campaign staffers who have heard and lived by them. Whether you are working on a candidate’s campaign, ballot measures, or independent expenditures, these campaign rules will help.  

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  • After the Election Checklist

    Nov 02, 2020 by Elena Veatch

    election day on a calendar:  - After the election

    It’s the Day After the Election. Now What?

    It’s the day after the election — you finally made it. Whether you won or lost your political campaign, your operation won’t end as soon as the results are in. You ran an organization for months that hopefully bore semblance to a well-oiled machine. You likely had people on your payroll, whether it was one campaign manager or a whole team of dedicated staff. You probably had volunteers working around the clock to help get your message out. You definitely haven’t slept enough since the whole shebang started. 

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  • Claire Stein-Ross 7 Qs on Political Campaign Operations

    Sep 04, 2019 by Elena Veatch

    Political Campaign Operations Question marks on post its

    Claire Stein-Ross: Strengthening Operations for Political Campaigns and Organizations

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  • Zvi Band: 7 Questions On Engaging Your Personal Network

    Jul 10, 2019 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Zvi Band question marks scattered with "Q&A" on top

    Zvi Band: Make the Most of Your Personal Network to Achieve Your Goals


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  • Grassroots Organization: Make Your Volunteers Feel Valued

    May 01, 2017 by Elena Veatch


    Grassroots Organization: Volunteers Are the Heart and Soul- Treat Them That Way.

    Volunteer recruitment is a crucial component of any strong grassroots organization. Whether these folks are phone banking, canvassing, or staffing events- your volunteer base (or lack thereof) can make (or break) your campaign.

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