Parades are for Candidates

Parades are for Candidates

By Kathy Groob, Publisher ElectWomen.com–Independence Day Parades are a time for candidates to show off and build some much-needed name recognition.  You can always tell a challenger candidate by the size of their entourage and number of vehicles trailing along the parade route.  A successful parade campaign takes planning and a good pair of walkingContinue Reading

Falling Forward – Tips to Endure a Loss

Falling Forward – Tips to Endure a Loss

This was first featured on ElectWomen Magazine in 2009.  It’s worth repeating.   Falling Forward in Politics - Six Tips on Enduring a Political Loss By Matt Lewis (as published in Campaigns & Elections Magazine) Today, the stakes in political campaigns are high. It’s no surprise that in some cases, Election Day defeat can lead to depression and a lossContinue Reading

CAMPAIGN TIPS: Common Filing Mistakes Made by Candidates

CAMPAIGN TIPS: Common Filing Mistakes Made by Candidates

By Kathy Groob, Publisher ElectWomen Magazine - Whether you are running for city council or for Congress, each candidate must follow proper procedures for filing the important nominating petitions necessary to secure a place on the ballot. Filing procedures vary state-by-state and depending on the office that is sought.  Improper paperwork can cause problems for candidatesContinue Reading

Hot Trends: Telephone Town Hall Meetings

Hot Trends: Telephone Town Hall Meetings

The latest trend in LIVE, person-to-person communications is telephone town hall meetings.  For budget conscious and technology savvy women candidates, Tele-Town Hall currently provide thousands of elected officials, political candidates, non-profit organizations, associations, and businesses with one of the most convenient and cost-effective means of mass personal communications. Tele-Town Hall™ has developed patented technology thatContinue Reading

CANDIDATE’S CORNER: Make Way for Votocracy – The New Wave of Campaign Technology Tools

CANDIDATE’S CORNER: Make Way for Votocracy – The New Wave of Campaign Technology Tools

Just when you thought you had mastered Facebook and Twitter, here comes another round of technology tools designed to bring you closer to your voters.  Votocracy is an online platform that addresses the overlap of social media and politics – and offers an easy solution. The interactive resource is a powerful tool for first-time campaignersContinue Reading