Is It the Right Time to Fire My Political Consultant?
Many experienced campaign managers or operatives can recall a bad experience with a political consultant. Perhaps the consultant didn’t deliver what they promised, they were unresponsive, or they didn’t hit deadlines. Depending on how far out you are from Election Day, this can lead to some tough decisions.
Your Campaign Has Ended, Kick Back with a Self-Care Cocktail
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.
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.
What do Political Consultants Read During Their Time Off?
Meet this week's political consultant: Donna Victoria
Online Advocacy Campaign Consultants: Is It Worth the Cost to Hire a Consultant to Manage Your Online Presence?
Online advocacy seems to be the term of the moment, but achieving real online advocacy results can be tough in both execution and budget. If you are at a nonprofit where money is tight, (when is it not?) spending money on hiring a online advocacy consultant to manage your online presence can seem like an easy line item to cut. But don’t be so quick to count campaign consultants out. Depending on your nonprofit’s size and goals, an online advocacy consultant could be extremely beneficial (and we’re not just saying that because of our line of work).