Tech For Campaigns Blog

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Abortion-Related Advertising Spend on Facebook in 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

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

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

A deeper look at the trending data around trans and human rights attacks by the GOP
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Tech for Campaigns: 2022 State Legislative Targets

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

Apple and Google are making significant changes in digital advertising, and Democrats need to adapt fast by changing tactics and investing in research.
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The Anatomy Of A Volunteer Project

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

Our open-source Ballot Dropoff Locator tool is available for groups to use, adapt, and leverage for their own programs.
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Political Fundraising Emails 101: A Guide to Great Emails

Here are a few characteristics of effective emails that we know consistently work, based on our experience with campaigns AND commercial email best practices.
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How We Connected ActBlue to Zapier

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.
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Politics 101

This is it: the highly informative and concise guide to political campaigning we provide to all of our skilled volunteers.
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iOS 15 and Email Open Rate Changes

A quick update on how iOS 15 will impact email open rates
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Changes for Peer-to-Peer Texting

How 10DLC, The Campaign Registry, and Campaign Verify will change peer to peer texting for campaigns.
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7 Tips for Creating Unforgettable Selfie Videos

7 tips for creating unforgettable campaign and political selfie ("direct to camera") videos.
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Volunteer Recognition Program: How It Works

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.
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How to Run a Successful Virtual Fundraiser

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.
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Social Media Best Practices Guide

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.
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Social Media Content Calendar

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.
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Campaigning During Coronavirus

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.