Basic Online Organizing

Posted by | June 15, 2020
Stop Redesigning Your Website and Start Evolving It!

Best practice used to say you should fully redesign your website every few years. But major redesigns can can be costly: aside from money, they can suck up a huge...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
Social Media News You Should Use

Join us for our annual review of all the changes made to the various social media platforms since #NN19. We'll discuss Facebook algorithm changes, rules changes, Twitter, Instagram and more...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
How to Stop Your Ad from Getting Rejected: Navigating Political Ad Certification

Nearly every month, social media platforms announce changes regarding new certification processes to run political and issue-based ads. From Jack Dorsey's big news about Twitter last year, to the multi-faceted...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
How to Launch a Campaign that Pops on Day One

A grassroots campaign can’t afford failing to capitalize during its launch moment. Often, it’s one of the only moments of outsized attention you get. If coordinating your digital launch wasn’t...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
Using Time-tested Tactics to Evaluate and Boost Your Organizing

It’s no secret that organizing is hard work. Talking with people, creating relationships, and building leaders is what has, and will continue to, advance our movement. We're at a pivotal...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
Creating Compelling Social Content for Your Campaign or Organization

What kind of social media content will help you build your online community of supporters and activists? Where do you find great content, how often should you post, and what...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
Start MOBILE-izing Your Base: Getting Started with SMS for Campaigns

In grassroots organizing we say, "Meet people where they are." With 95 percent of Americans owning a mobile phone, organizations and campaigns without a mobile (SMS) program are missing key...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
Get Tested: How to Run an Optimized Email Program

Every email list is a special unicorn, so how do you know what messaging motivates your supporters? What subject lines grab their attention? How do you write the most engaging...

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Posted by | June 15, 2020
Political Graphic Design 101: A Quick Start Guide

It’s 2020 and political visual design is EVERYWHERE. Ever wonder how you can get someone to stop and look at your design? Do you know your design looks amateur but...

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Posted by | May 30, 2019
How to Use a Model (Sponsored Training)

Catalist will step through the basics of modeling, from how models are constructed, how they should (and shouldn't!) be used, what to know about your model before using it, and...

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