• Member Communications: If You Endorse a Candidate Let People Know!

    Mar 21, 2022 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Member Communications

    Member Communications: Have a Plan for Endorsement Communications 

    But, to do member communications right you need to plan way ahead. In this post we revisit an endorsement process and help define ways to promote and streamline goals for endorsements and recommendations.  

    Many organizations recommend or endorse candidates – but often it is not clear, why and how they endorse or recommend. Make sure folks know the reason and process by which you endorse. A clear process gives your endorsement more credibility and authority. 

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  • Member Communication Strategies - 5 Ways To Increase Engagement

    Mar 12, 2018 by Elena Veatch

    Membership Communication

    Make Your Member Communication Count 

    With the 2018 election cycle ramping up, it’s never too early to get going on your member communication plan. By amping up your communication, you can harness the power of your membership and get results for the issues you care about. Whether you’re working for a labor union or an advocacy organization, these tips will help make your member communication program count.

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  • Online Surveys for Membership Communication

    Dec 08, 2016 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    membership communication

    Membership Communication: Get More Bang for Your Buck!

    It used to be that if you wanted to survey your membership you only had one real option—to call them. But many organizations that poll their members have moved away from calling to online surveys. It can take longer than a phone poll, but there are lots of benefits to online surveys that make it a good option for membership communication in the future.

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  • Member Public Affairs Strategies to Remember

    May 16, 2016 by Joe Fuld (he/him)

    Member Public Affairs Strategy

    Member Public Affairs Strategies to Remember

    Member public affairs strategies can be an amazing way to move your issue forward. Membership organizations should have a head start when it comes to public affairs strategies, but that head start is often complicated. Membership organizations tend to have bureaucratic structures that make it difficult to work nimbly, especially when it comes to public affairs. Because of this, some member organizations have avoided using member-based public affairs strategies and they are missing out. 

    Here are some ways to use your membership to enhance public affairs strategies by turning them into member public affairs strategies.

    Membership Storytelling

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