Author: Michael Short

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.

The Crucial Role of Call Time

This guide to political campaign call time highlights the importance of calling donors to build meaningful connections, effectively fundraise, and ask for specific amounts. It explains why asking for specific amounts can significantly impact the donor's decision-making process and provides strategies for developing effective ask amounts.

How to Run for Mayor (A Campaign Guide)

Learn how to run for Mayor and make a difference in your community. This article covers everything from filing for candidacy to fundraising to building a strong campaign team.