Tech For Campaigns Blog

Abortion-Related Advertising Spend on Facebook in 2022

June 9, 2022
IF ABORTION IS SUCH A WINNING ISSUE FOR REPUBLICANS, WHY AREN’T THEY PUTTING SIGNIFICANT DIGITAL AD DOLLARS BEHIND IT?

Don’t Just Get Angry about Roe, Get Involved

June 30, 2022
know people are cycling through emotions that range from sadness to rage to fear. I’m not going to tell you “don’t worry, justice will prevail.” I’m going to leave that rhetoric to the politicians. I’m here to help you answer the question, “what can we do now?”

3 Ways To Make A Difference In The Fight For Reproductive Rights

June 23, 2022
Here are three things you can do today that will help with patient care and abortion policy in the states.

The Rise of GOP Aggression Against Marginalized Communities

April 28, 2022
A deeper look at the trending data around trans and human rights attacks by the GOP

Tech for Campaigns: 2022 State Legislative Targets

August 8, 2022
Tech for Campaigns is working with 40% of the most competitive state legislative races this cycle to flip, gain and defend swing-district seats needed to protect Democracy.

How are Democrats affected by 2022’s digital ad privacy changes?

February 16, 2022
Apple and Google are making significant changes in digital advertising, and Democrats need to adapt fast by changing tactics and investing in research.

The Anatomy Of A Volunteer Project

February 10, 2022
Volunteering with Tech For Campaigns is easy. We're giving you a behind-the-scenes peek at how our projects work and what you need to know to lend your talents to the cause.

Vote-by-Mail Isn’t Going Away (Our New Ballot Dropoff Tool Will Help)

May 12, 2021
Our open-source Ballot Dropoff Locator tool is available for groups to use, adapt, and leverage for their own programs.

Political Fundraising Emails 101: A Guide to Great Emails

July 25, 2021
Here are a few characteristics of effective emails that we know consistently work, based on our experience with campaigns AND commercial email best practices.

How We Connected ActBlue to Zapier

May 19, 2021
Combining these two services allowed us to ingest ActBlue data with no engineering overhead—saving us a time, and making it easier to thank donors for their support.

Politics 101

August 3, 2021
This is it: the highly informative and concise guide to political campaigning we provide to all of our skilled volunteers.

iOS 15 and Email Open Rate Changes

September 7, 2021
A quick update on how iOS 15 will impact email open rates

Changes for Peer-to-Peer Texting

September 27, 2021
How 10DLC, The Campaign Registry, and Campaign Verify will change peer to peer texting for campaigns.

7 Tips for Creating Unforgettable Selfie Videos

November 18, 2021
7 tips for creating unforgettable campaign and political selfie ("direct to camera") videos.

Volunteer Recognition Program: How It Works

January 6, 2022
TFC's Volunteer Recognition Program will allow folks in the TFC community to earn swag, networking opportunities, and other perks by volunteering on TFC projects and referring friends.

How to Run a Successful Virtual Fundraiser

March 11, 2021
Many of the staple campaign tools—events, door-knocking, etc.—will be off the table for a while. This makes digital outreach and creative tactics critically important. We created this guide to help campaigns continue their work, talk to voters, and share their visions for the future—from afar.

Social Media Best Practices Guide

March 22, 2021
This 25-page guide helps political campaigns setup, better understand, and start to build an audience on social media "organically" using day-to-day unpaid content (rather than paid promotion). Includes actionable tips to grow your audience and engagement across Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Social Media Content Calendar

March 22, 2021
This calendar provides a campaign team with a template for planning and executing on all content being shared with the public - from email to direct mail and social media - all in one place.

Campaigning During Coronavirus

March 29, 2021
Many of the staple campaign tools—events, door-knocking, etc.—will be off the table for a while. This makes digital outreach and creative tactics critically important. We created this guide to help campaigns continue their work, talk to voters, and share their visions for the future—from afar.