I recently watched a great video by Brett Bell and Mark Hardwick about the dismal use of digital in the Ontario Election. I particularly enjoyed the part about political email where they shared my opinion on the weakness of the call to action emails from the PC campaign. There were a number of problems, but I would […]
We have a message to get out to our voters. Eighty year ago we would have written a news release then sent it out by teletype for two daily newspaper editions and lots of radio stations. Thirty years ago we would have written a news release then sent it out by fax for morning newspapers, […]
The social media sites are constantly changing the best photo dimensions but we seem to be approaching a general rule of them of about a 2:1 aspect ratio. For Facebook it is a bit larger, Google+ a bit longer and Twitter is in between. You can easily build your own header for Twitter or pick […]
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Your Campaign’s Challenge You have a good candidate. She performs well in debates and interviews, convinces people at the door, the more people meet her the better she will do. You have a problem though. She will only get to so many doors, a few quotes in the local paper will only get you so […]
What is the first impression voters and supporters get when they find you on Twitter? Unless you want to convey light fluffy cartoon clouds you need to take a few minutes to update your Twitter Profile. I’ll try to save you a couple of those minutes with 3 simple tips to update your header, background, […]
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The nomination race in Brandon-Souris which saw MLA Larry Maguire acclaimed has attracted a bit of attention. A couple of local reporters referred to Chris Kennedy has the “perceived front-runner”. I prefer Pundit Guides description of Chris as “popular local Conservative” because I’d like to think Larry Maguire’s campaign left the best impression.
It has all been overhauled and updated, but I wanted to keep a gallery of nomination campaign online.
About that About Page The About page on your political website is one of the most important pages on your website. It has to be more than just a CV in paragraph format. With the amount of traffic the page gets, it is a critical voter-identification page. If you haven’t identified any voters with your […]
Do you share this pet peeve? I go a little nuts when I have to prepare a large mailing list and a bunch of the names all start in lower case. With the increase in online petitions and surveys the problem is only getting worse. Nothing says form letter like “Dear brendan”, but can you […]