Posts Tagged "advocacy"

Think Local

Posted on Mar 19, 2019 in Perspectives

Calling our legislators has been a technique that has existed for almost as long as phones themselves. After the first phone was installed in the U.S. Capitol, due to the high volume of calls, the doorman asked for an assistant to answer constituent calls. In 1898, Congress purchased a 100-phone switchboard to deal with the influx of calls. Then, in the 1900s the call volume increased again, and congress maintained a staff of “Hello Girls” to manage the calls.   In all reality, citizens have the ability to participate in political life more often than they have the ability to vote....

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The Art of Influencing Legislation

Posted on Mar 13, 2019 in Perspectives

  Letter writing campaigns have the potential to mobilize a large group of constituents to voice their opinion about a specific issue. A well-timed, informed and clearly written letter writing campaign can have significant influence on political decisions. Utilizing our Letterdesk product in tandem with our Patch Calls has proven to be an effective strategy to achieve your public policy goals!   A little planning goes a long way. The key to success in any letter writing campaign is volume — to demonstrate a meaningful level of constituent concern to the elected official.  A...

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Redefining Communication

Posted on Mar 6, 2019 in Perspectives

I’m going to let you in on a secret: our society is turning into a mobile first generation. Think about it: how many times do you reach for your phone instead of your computer to complete a task? I know I do. It’s just so convenient. People have an increased expectation that your organization exists on social channels and have a mobile responsive website. Therefore, we can evolve our organization communications by utilizing texting to spread our message.   Texting is personal.   Even in 2019, we still correlate texting as a part of personal communications. It’s personal, quick, and...

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Constituent Connect

Posted on Mar 16, 2018 in Memos

Take advantage of our omni-channel advocacy approach by contacting, educating and activating your supporters for any advocacy project by using our Letterdesk, Patch Call, or Townhall options. See more about each on our one pager below. View...

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Web-Based Voter Registration Chase Calls

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Studies

 Nationwide Coalition Group Web-Based Voter Registration Chase Calls The Story: A nation-wide coalition group launched a web-based voter registration campaign in a targeted state to a targeted audience. Any individual who completed the voter registration form on their website were directed to print and mail their form to a specific election official’s address to complete voter registration. These individuals provided their name and address to the website and most opted in to give the coalition their phone number. FLS’s role in this campaign was to provide data enhancement, verification of...

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