Run a Winning Campaign, Then Try These Self-Care Ideas
You’ve worked hard to run a strong campaign—now you can carve out some space for some post-election self-care ideas!
Here Are A Few Tips on the RFP Process That Will Get You Proposals Customized for Your Campaign.
The RFP process can be tough to navigate. Below are some tips for approaching the process to yield strong proposals that achieve your political campaign goals.
What is an RFP?
Hal Malchow Shares Insights From His Latest Novel
Hal Malchow has over thirty-five years of experience in politics, having worked for four Democratic presidential nominees and a long list of Senate, congressional, and gubernatorial candidates. Hal Malchow’s pivotal role in introducing data science to American political campaigns and measuring the impact of voter communication tactics changed the way campaigns are run. In his latest novel, No Popes in Heaven, Hal Malchow draws upon his experience to highlight the absurdities of our political system and the negative consequences of well-meaning reforms for our democracy. We sat down with him to hear all about his new book.
Is it time to fire your political consultant?
It is that time of year when things may not be going the way you want them to. You are behind in the polls. You are not getting press attention. There is not as much money in the bank as you thought. You feel a ton of pressure. Your consultants and your manager are not working as hard as you are. Not enough people know about your campaign. You are not on television yet. Your opponent has more Facebook friends than you do. Your campaign manager is an asshole. Your political consultants don't call you enough. You have the wrong strategy. You think it is time to fire everyone. The list goes on and on!
Political Campaign Photography Shoots Are Worth the Money
Good political campaign photography is a must.
Good political campaign photography is the cornerstone of a quality communications program. We’ve all seen bad political advertising. It’s a kind of bad that transcends the traditional meaning of the word. But it doesn’t have to be all European stock photos misused in Kentucky or stock photos of supposed endorsers (good grief, do NOT do this!). We can do better.
Political Strategist and Democratic Pollster Alan Secrest Answers Our 7 Questions
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.