Campaign links: direct mail matters

Campaign links: direct mail matters

Direct mail matters to your campaign -- here's why via @localvictory
Direct mail is important, particularly for municipal campaigns. Mail and door to door are the primary ways voters will learn who you are. Check out these tips on why direct mail is so important. 

When it comes to campaign tools, start with the obvious via @cmpwrkshp
There are a lot of tools out there that can help you with your campaign. You don't have to get too tricky -- start with the obvious ones. Here's a good list to begin with. 

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Campaign links: create a campaign calendar

Campaign links: create a campaign calendar

ow to create a campaign calendar via @campaignsinabox
A centralized campaign calendar will keep everyone involved with your campaign on the same page. Hang it up on the office wall or go digital with google calendar, but make sure you have one. And check out this post for what to include. 

How should you respond online to a tragic event? via @ragancomms
This post is designed for PR and marketing pros, but is a great reference for candidates as well. Learn from others what to do -- and what not to do -- in response to tragedy. 

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Campaign links: the law & order campaign

Campaign links: the law & order campaign

The law & order campaign via @campaignsinabox
Is 2016 going to be a "law & order" year? Trump is making it a central theme to his campaign, and if crime is a problem -- or perceived to be a problem -- in your community, know that "law & order" might be an issue. 

6 tips for winning campaign slogans via @cmpwrkshp
"Campaign slogans can do two things: fall flat or add much-needed zing to a campaign. But how can you differentiate between so-so campaign slogans and one that will work for you? Here are our tips on how you can create winning campaign slogans."

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Campaign links: learn from the big campaigns

Campaign links: learn from the big campaigns

What down-ballot campaigns can learn from Presidential advance via @c_and_e
"My advice is have at least one person, although more is better, whose primary responsibility is advance. "

8 public speaking lessons from Ted talks via @ragancomms
"Whether you’re terrified of speaking in front of an audience or a seasoned presenter looking for ways to improve, these tips can help you ace your next speech."

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Campaign Links, Week in Review

Campaign Links, Week in Review

Resources for first-time candidates via @campaignsinabox
This blog post explains the new "resources" section of the website. Check this out first, then be sure to visit the resources section and let me know what you think. 

How to fill every seat at your next campaign event via @everydaydemocracy
"If you’ve ever organized or attended a community event like a town hall meeting, a meet and greet with your lawmaker, or a public forum and were surprised that not many people showed up, you’re not alone."

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Campaign Links, Week in Review

Campaign Links, Week in Review

Get your volunteers into the office ASAP via @campaignsinabox
When volunteers get in touch with the campaign, wise campaigners get them into the office ASAP. They don't ignore them for a few weeks before calling them back. 

How to build a political email list via @cmpwkshp
“Building a political email list can be a daunting task, but with a few key tactics, you can increase your supporter base towards your path to victory.”

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