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Paige Marriott Talks National Fundraising & Helping Donors Make a Difference campaigns paige marriot show Sep 21, 2020

Today on Political Trade Secrets, Sean and Dustin talk fundraising w/ Paige Marriott and the role of money in winning campaigns.

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Andy Yates Talks Virtual Campaigning, RepublicanAds.com and More. andy yates republicanads.com virtual campaigning Sep 17, 2020
Political Trade Secrets with Dustin Olson: Andy Yates talks Virtual Campaigning, North Carolina, Censorship, and RepublicanAds.com.
Today on Political Trade Secrets, Sean and Dustin catch up with North Carolina Digital Guru Andy Yates to chat about what’s happening in Swing State North...
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Drew Ryun on Grassroots & Canvassing... campaign technology drew ryun grassroots campaigns Sep 14, 2020

Join us for a conversation with Drew Ryun of Campaign Sidekick LLC about the keys to successful grassroots campaigning, the importance of canvassing technology, and how his background as a political operative has helped shape the landscape of Republican grassroots campaigns.

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Political Trade Secrets Podcast jeff crank political career show Sep 08, 2020

Today, our Political Trade Secrets Podcast guest is political leader and radio talk show host Jeff Crank. We’ll be discussing his career in politics and the current political landscape.

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Political Trade Secrets Podcast john rogers media consultant pollester Sep 04, 2020

Our Political Trade Secrets Conversation with Pollster, Media Consultant, and former Exec. Director of the National Republican Congressional Committee John Rogers.

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7 Tips for Successfully Navigating a Crisis: What To Do When the News is Bad and You’re In It Mar 09, 2017

Politics is the ultimate reality experience. Successful campaigns can’t afford to live in ivory towers. 

But when it comes to bad news breaking, people in the political arena too often naively think “It can’t happen to us.”

Sooner or later, it almost always does. The...

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Growing Support Through Social Media Feb 23, 2017

Our Director of Digital Media, Megan Hanson, recently wrote about our social media campaign for the Ashland County Park District in the Colorado Parks and Recreation Association’s Byline Magazine. Read about our work below or click here.

Rural County in Ohio Gains Support for Ballot...

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A Picture is Worth A Thousand Words: Why Campaigns Need Good Images Jan 06, 2017

We’ve all heard the English axiom that a picture is worth a thousand words.

Whether you believe that or not, I’m amazed at how many campaigns and candidates have little to no quality pictures and images to help communicate their message to voters.

The truth is, most potential...

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Doug Lane on Creating the "Money Shot": Part 2 Oct 25, 2016

Doug Lane, Founder of Fast Lane Productions shares more secrets for organizing presidential caliber events

“IT IS FASCINATING HOW MANY PEOPLE THINK YOU CAN WORK FOR 18 STRAIGHT HOURS. IT’S AMAZING.” — DOUG LANE on Taking Care of Yourself on the Road

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Doug Lane on Creating the "Money Shot": Part 1 Oct 20, 2016

 Doug Lane, Founder of Fast Lane Productions shares secrets for organizing a presidential caliber event

“YOU HAVE TO DECIDE WHAT YOU WANT TO PLAY TO: THE 200 PEOPLE IN THE AUDIENCE, OR DO YOU WANT TO MAKE A SHOT LOOK GOOD FOR THE MILLIONS OF PEOPLE WATCHING ON TV?” — DOUG...

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Kelly Sloan: Clinton Leads First Debate with Chin Oct 05, 2016

The first presidential debate of 2016 is now history with neither candidate emerging as what anyone might term a “winner.” Perhaps the best summary was provided the morning after by Politico’s Anna Palmer and Jake Sherman, who wrote in the PoliticoPlaybook “Donald Trump...

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So You Want to Run For Office … Now What? Sep 16, 2016

A friend from high school contacted me. Nice guy. Successful career. Good family man. “I’m considering running for public office,” he said. “What do you think?”

My reply was short and simple: “Have you done your Candidate Checklist?” You could almost hear...

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