Advocacy Emails

Advocacy Email Campaigns: Don't Ignore Email for Advocacy

by Phoebe Retta (She/Her)

Advocacy emails are a powerful tool. For many groups and organizations, advocacy emails can amplify their message in a positive way. As you are probably well aware, most people use their email for both work and personal use, so communicating with your supporters with this medium is a logical choice.

 Opposition Research

Using Opposition Research to Boost Your Advocacy Campaigns

by Tobias Cebulash (He/Him)

Opposition research is an important component of any advocacy campaign’s messaging strategy. This research is more commonly associated with candidate campaigns — however, being able to articulate a contrast with the other side is equally important in the advocacy space. So, where to begin?

lame duck

Advocacy Strategies for Lame Duck Sessions

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

Lame duck session is about to begin, and it should not come as a surprise that this will be a particularly busy lame duck on the federal level. Government funding, the national defense authorization act, stock training, OPEC, January 6th, judicial confirmations, and same sex marriage just to name a few things on the big list of issues for lame duck.

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Advocacy Strategies for Lame Duck Sessions

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

Lame duck session should not come as a surprise. After election season is over, it’s easy to just want to hole up, make sour dough bread, chicken soup and shut off your political brain for a while. But across the country, as well as in Congress, we are about to go into the legislative season and lame duck sessions.

non-political books for politicos

Non-Political Books for Politicos

by Elena Veatch

When you get into politics, it’s hard to resist the all too common tunnel vision of focusing only on politics. But be careful – binge watching Veep or The West Wing is not going to help you run a better campaign or organization; nor will reading solely political books. So Here are some of our favorite non-political books. 

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Content Marketing For Politics

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

In my 20 years working in politics, I have seen a lot of things change. Technology in particular has done a lot to change the way that we communicate with voters. Yet somehow, we in politics have access to more information about our audience than ever before, but our audience engagement is at an all time low.

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Advocacy Fundraising vs. Political Fundraising

by Joe Fuld (He/Him)

We have written a lot about political fundraising but not on advocacy fundraising, so here we go. Whether it is for advocacy or for political campaigns, fundraising is largely similar and shares a number of characteristics. For both, the ask is a core component of your fundraising technique. Below is a look as some of these shared characteristics.