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  • A Day in the Life of a Political Consultant

    Posted on February 12, 2018 by Ben Holse

    What does a political consultant do all day?

    Being a Political consultant can sometimes get a bad rap. If you listen to some, it can seem like political consultants are just in business to give bad advice and make money off the backs of campaigns. But in my experience, being a political consultant is hard work that requires long hours by a group of dedicated people. To demonstrate this point, the following is an overview of a fictitious workday, based loosely on the typical day The Campaign Workshop's President Joe Fuld.

  • Inside the Campaign Studio with Political Consultant Madalene Mielke

    Posted on September 06, 2016 by Joe Fuld

    Political Consultant of the Week: Madalene Mielke

    This week we go Inside the Campaign Studio with political consultant Madalene Mielke. She is the Founder and Principal of the Arum Group, LLC.  She has over 20 years of experience working in political campaigns.  Madalene specializes in political and non-profit fundraising and political training.  

  • Seven Questions with "The Campaign Doctor" Craig Varoga

    Posted on August 18, 2016 by Joe Fuld

    Seven 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?

  • Political Consultant| Inside the Campaign Studio with Mike Bocian

    Posted on June 30, 2016 by Joe Fuld

    Political Consultant spotlight | Inside the Campaign Studio with Michael 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.

  • Direct Mail Samples: What Am I Looking For?

    Posted on December 17, 2015 by Sophie Thurber

    Using a Consultant’s Direct Mail Samples to Help in Hiring Decisions

    The hiring process for a Democratic direct mail firm generally involves a set of the firm’s direct mail samples from past campaigns. Obviously, it’s important to review a mail firm’s proposal carefully, but it’s also important to take a close look at their direct mail samples. The direct mail they actually produce can tell you a lot. Here are a few questions you should run through as you review any direct mail samples:

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