You've decided you want to run for office. You selected your team. You have your general plan on how your campaign will go. Now you need money. Every campaign for office, no matter what level, requires funds to raise awareness of what you are doing. Flyers, advertisements, booth entry fees, etc. do not pay for … Continue reading Fundraising 101
Have you ever been an affiliate for Tupperware or Pampered Chef? Where you have home parties among your friends and family, then attempt to network outward to sell products? The same concept is one you need to expand your base when running for election. Once you have decided that you will be a candidate for … Continue reading The “Tupperware Tour”
If you are considering officially becoming a candidate for office, you are not going to be able to do it alone. Depending on the size of the race you are going to run will determine how large of a team you will need, but the fact is, you need to have people behind you to … Continue reading You Need a Team
As a potential candidate, it is important that you have a plan before officially declaring your intent for seeking office. You are setting yourself up for failure if you do not cover the basics to ensure you get where you want to be. This is a tried and tested method to bring about the greatest … Continue reading Without a Plan, You Plan to Fail
There are many tips you will find online about effectively running for political office. You can find myriads of articles on fundraising, public speaking, and even how to properly utilize colors to appeal to voters. What is not often discussed is the toll campaigning takes on your body. To effectively campaign, you need to train … Continue reading A Healthy Body is Healthy for a Campaign
One thing that stands apart in successful campaigns and campaigns that fail are the results they show throughout their time on the trail. It is important to show to potential supporters that you have people behind you in the campaign. The most obvious way to show support is through traditional polling, but what do you … Continue reading Effective Campaigns Show Results
There is almost an art to dressing appropriately for various political functions. As a candidate, activist, volunteer, or party leader, you are going to need to become acquainted with the various types of appropriate dress at functions. This isn't to say that you cannot add your personal flair to what you choose to wear, but … Continue reading Dress to Address
So you have decided to take the plunge and place yourself in the public world as a candidate for office. There are a few things you need to do before you head down to your government office to file for candidacy and hit the trail. Write Down Your Plan It goes without saying that any … Continue reading 5 Things You Must Do Before Running For Office
Some of you may be wondering what we have already done. While we didn't exist as an organization quite yet, we have helped candidates get greater successes in what they attempted. Here is a list of campaigns we helped and what we did to help. We assisted the campaign of Brian Kamerath and Barry Short … Continue reading What Have We Done?
I started Libertarian Academy & Consulting with one purpose in mind: to help members of the Libertarian Party become the most successful they can in spreading the message of liberty and peace.