Year: 2023

Gmail and Yahoo email compliance updates

Gmail and Yahoo have updated their guidance on when enforcement will begin with their new DKIM/SPF, DMARC, and spam policies. Google states that “enforcement for

Email Marketing 101 for Political Candidates

Est. reading time: 6 min. Harness the power of email marketing for your political campaign with these effective strategies. In the digital age, email marketing remains a crucial tool for political campaigns to reach, engage, and mobilize voters. Discover key best practices to craft compelling emails that cut through the noise, foster connections, and drive your campaign forward.

A Guide to FEC Filing Software for Democrats

Est. reading time: 12 min. In this section, we will compare and contrast the FEC compliance filing offerings from six providers: NGP VAN, Campaign Deputy, Blueutopia, ISPolitical, Democracy Direct PAC, and Aristotle. Understanding the features and capabilities of each provider can help political campaigns make informed decisions about their FEC compliance filing needs.

30 Political Fundraising Event Ideas for Campaigns

Est. Reading Time: 13 min. Running a successful political campaign requires not only persuasive speeches and compelling policies, but also a strong financial backing. Fundraising events play a crucial role in generating the necessary funds to support a campaign. However, organizing a memorable and effective political fundraising event can be a challenging task. To help you out, here are some creative and engaging political fundraising event ideas that will captivate your donors and boost your campaign’s fundraising efforts.

Best Time to Ask for Donations

Est. reading time: 6 min. Best times to cold contact donors for donations: research-based tips for campaigns using call-time and email to reach their donors.

How to Run for State Senate (A Campaign Guide)

Est. reading time: 8 min. Campaign Deputy's guide to run for state senate provides aspiring candidates with valuable info & resources to run a successful campaign, from eligibility requirements to raising money.

6 Best Political Fundraising Emails

Est. reading time: 9 min. Email is still one of the best fundraising techniques around. It scales better than every other outreach method, and if you do it right it works like a charm! But it all starts by using the right emails for persuading people to give to your campaign. This article gives you 6 templates of political fundraising emails to start using in your campaign today.

Recap: Netroots Nation 2023

Est. reading time: 8 min. The C.D. Team shares some thoughts from their experience at the Netroots Nation 2023 Conference in Chicago. Check out some featured tools that can help boost your campaign - selected by the experts at Higher Ground Labs.

10 Ways to Find Donors for Your Nonprofit

Finding donors for your nonprofit can be daunting, but it doesn't have to be. There are many ways to find donors, and the best approach will vary depending on your organization and its goals. In this article, we'll discuss 10 methods of finding donors for your nonprofit. We'll cover everything from leveraging your existing relationships to running ads on social media.

A Political Campaign Checklist (10 Must Haves)

10 Important Items on a Political Campaign Checklist Running for political office is a complex and challenging process. There are many factors to consider, from fundraising to voter outreach. To help you get started, here is a checklist of 10 important items to keep in mind: 1. Research the political landscape 2. Register your campaign 3. Open bank accounts and purchase insurance 4. Choose a voting audience 5. Draft a campaign message 6. Fundraise for your campaign 7. Recruit campaign staff 8. Build a public presence 9. Hold public outreach events 10. Participate in candidate debates By following these steps, you can likely increase your chances of winning your political campaign.