Political Candidate Assessment: Am I Ready to Run?

Jun 25, 2020

Becoming a Political Candidate Is No Small Undertaking

Before any runner steps up to the starting blocks, there are months and months of preparation done to ensure they are ready. The same goes for a political candidate deciding to run for office. Here’s a self-assessment guide that’s a follow up to our e-book Are You Ready to Run for Office? and can help potential first-time candidates make a thoughtful decision.

Getting Started with Campaign Mailers

Mar 23, 2020

A Holistic Approach to Campaign Mailers

The world of campaign mailers is varied and complex, but don’t let that stop you from sending rad mail that gets you noticed. We’ve pulled together some things for you to think about as you start to pin down exactly how your campaign’s mail program is going to take shape.

Six Questions to Ask Before You Send Campaign Mailers

Before you create and send campaign mailers, ask these five questions to lay the groundwork for a winning direct mail campaign.

100+ Best Campaign Management Tools List for 2020

Feb 18, 2020

What Campaign Management Tools Do I Need This Election Cycle and Why? 

Ultimate Guide to Writing Your Stump Speech

Jan 02, 2020

Connect With Voters by Creating an Engaging and Concise Stump Speech

Here is our ultimate guide to writing a great stump speech. We all know that the candidate is the campaign’s best asset, and the stump speech is the best campaign tool for delivering a 7C’s (clear, concise, contrastive, connective, creative, compelling, consistent) message and personal story about the candidate and campaign. 

9 Campaign Plan Tips

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This Year, Kick Ass! 9 Campaign Plan Tips To Give You The Best Chance of Winning

If you’re running for office, you’re going to need a campaign plan. Your campaign plan should outline the challenges and opportunities you anticipate facing over the course of the election cycle as well as your priorities and goals. With these 9 campaign plan tips, you will give yourself the best chance of winning your race:

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Slack for Political and Advocacy Campaigns | Campaign Tools

Slack for Political and Advocacy Campaigns

Looking for a good organizational campaign tool? Today I am going to explain why every political and advocacy campaign should use Slack to coordinate and streamline group communication.

In its most basic form, Slack is a great business tool that allows team members to easily collaborate on projects and develop specialized communication channels. By taking advantage of Slack’s internal features, however, the application can become an essential organizational hub for any campaign. Whether you want to provide group updates, notify volunteers of the next canvassing event, or brainstorm project concepts, Slack can do it all. Group members can also integrate bots to get team-member feedback and receive various metric updates.

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Political Candidates Can't Do Everything

Good political candidates delegate

Political Candidates Must Learn to Delegate

The process for finding good political candidates doesn’t involve filling out a job application. When a candidate decides to run for office, they may not realize that the time commitment requires hours of work and many more hours in the day. Sadly, the time commitment it takes to be a political candidate is not changing anytime soon.

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4 Signs of a Winning Campaign

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4 Qualities Winning Campaigns Share:   

After working with a few campaigns, you really do get a sense of what it’s like to work on a winning campaign. These campaigns share a few key qualities that ultimately contribute to their success. Below are four of the qualities that winning campaigns almost always share:   

Willingness to delegate responsibilities

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