Resources

Case studies, proven practices, testimonials, and thought-provoking articles to guide you and your supporters to ignite change.

Client Case Studies

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ASAE Gets a 25% Bounce in Productivity

The American Society of Association Executives used Phone2Action’s federal intelligence suite to increase productivity by 25 percent.

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Fox: Intelligence Tools Help Tame a Huge Portfolio

Fox uses Phone2Action’s federal intelligence suite to make its advocacy before Congress and federal agencies more effective.

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ClearPath Helped Score a $35 Billion Victory

ClearPath used Phone2Action’s federal intelligence suite to score a major legislative victory before Congress on clean energy.

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How the National Restaurant Association Generated 500,000 Messages

National Restaurant Association Uses Phone2Action to Drive a Full Mobilization As 8 million workers were laid off, 110,000 doors were closed, and $240 billion was lost in the restaurant industry over the course of the pandemic, government support was needed on an unprecedented scale. Watch Video Save 1-Pager Interested in learning more? If you have…

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The Innocence Project: Using Phone2Action to Stop an Execution

Innocence Project Stopped an Execution Using Phone2Action “This is how democracy is supposed to operate. I really attribute a huge part of our success to the tool we use.” – Rebecca Brown, Director of Policy Start Chat Save 1-Pager Interested in learning more? If you have questions about how the Innocence Project uses Phone2Action advocacy…

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Special Olympics Influenced the White House—in Just 48 Hours

When the White House announced that it would end a decade-long precedent and cut $18 million for Special Olympics school programs nationwide, officials at the organization moved with purpose and determination.

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How to Run a Virtual Fly-in: Lessons from Komen’s Successful Event

Komen’s virtual fly-in reached a nearly 600 person audience and they created 40 teams of 3 to 5 people who carried out more than 150 virtual congressional meetings—all in a single day.

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The EEI Edge: Getting Hands-On With Technology

Learn how EEI has become an early adopter of advocacy and public affairs technology, how they work with top technology companies to test and shape software and how they have become advocates for a single, end-to-end platform offering the most powerful tools.

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A Voice for Healthcare Support

The government affairs professionals at Providence have been navigating the advocacy space for decades, and in recent years began sharpening their digital advocacy skills. So, when the CARES Act came before Congress offering funding to support health care workers and their COVID-19 response, Providence was ready.

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How Lime Represents Its Riders

When Lime wanted to make scooters and bikes available in New York, and especially on the crowded island of Manhattan, it had work to do. Advocacy work. Using email, text, social media campaigns—even messages in the Lime app—the company built a list of more than 5,000 advocates and launched six separate campaigns over more than a year.

Whitepapers & Reports

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Ads for Advocacy: 8 Best Practices for Social Media Ads

Discover how to get the most out of your social ad campaigns.

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Social Media Responsiveness in Congress and Local Government

Analyzing the Facebook and Twitter behavior of every official Congressional account.

5 Ways Mission-Driven Companies Use Grassroots Advocacy to Effect Change

5 Ways Mission-Driven Companies Use Grassroots Advocacy to Effect Change

Get an overview of grassroots advocacy and see how five innovative companies are successfully using it to effect policy change in our ebook.

20 Proven Advocacy Campaigns

20 Proven Advocacy Campaigns to Make Your Own

Need inspiration for your next grassroots advocacy campaign? Read these detailed accounts of the strategies used by 20 different organizations.

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5 Exemplary Digital Grassroots Campaigns by Advocacy Groups

We’ve assembled a stellar collection of digital campaigns from top advocacy organizations across the nation for you to adapt for your next campaign.

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The Ultimate Guide to Social Media for Grassroots Advocacy

This in-depth guide will show you how to harness the power of social media advocacy for your cause. Find out why social media is necessary for grassroots advocacy campaigns, how you can optimize your organization’s social media presence, and how to build campaigns on social media.  

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9 Pro-Tips for Advanced Grassroots Advocacy

Learn how specific tactics leverage the latest in advocacy technology so you can take your advocacy program to the next level.

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The State of Advocacy

Optimize your digital advocacy strategy using data-driven insights from a Phone2Action study of thousands of real advocacy campaigns. Key trends and predictions for the future of advocacy are revealed.

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How to Sharpen Your Advocacy in an Election Year

Every election is important. But the stakes are rarely higher than in 2020. The outcome will bring tectonic changes to hot button issues. Will your organization have a voice? The answer depends on the strength of your advocacy game.

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The Case for Professional Advocacy Software

Ask yourself this question: does your advocacy program live up to its potential? If you don’t like the answer, it may be time to look at how professional advocacy software can boost your program.

On-Demand Webinars

Get Ready for 2022

It’s Time to Get Ready for 2022

Next year promises a storm of activity for government relations professionals. Crucial midterm elections, state legislative sessions and ongoing pandemic recovery could overwhelm a team that’s not ready. Smart organizations are preparing now. Join our senior experts, who speak with dozens of GR teams every week, to learn what you can do now to sharpen your program for 2022.

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How to Quantify the ROI of Government Affairs

Panel Discussion How to Quantify the ROI of Government Affairs How do you show that your work engaging federal, state and local policymakers is essential to your organization’s success? When you have a legislative win, maybe it’s easier; but that doesn’t happen every cycle. Your work is not transactional, it’s a marathon that involves engaging…

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The Future of Association Government Affairs + 3 strategies that work

THE FUTURE OF association government affairs + 3 strategies that work Hear some of the most innovative and successful association government affairs professionals describe how they met last year’s challenges and what they expect in the year ahead. Watch On Demand Topics Our Panelists Will Cover The current and future state of government affairs Meeting the…

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3 Instruments for Success in Corporate Government Affairs

3 Instruments for Success in Corporate Government Affairs Listen to some of the most innovative and successful corporate government affairs professionals describe how they met last year’s challenges and what they expect in the year ahead. Watch On Demand Topics Our Panelists Will Cover The current and future state of government affairs Showing your executives…

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3 Advocacy Campaigns That Drive Change

3 Advocacy Campaigns That Drive Change Hear some of the most innovative and successful nonprofit government affairs professionals describe how they met last year’s challenges and what they expect in the year ahead. Watch on demand Topics Our Panelists Will Cover The current and future state of government affairs Innovations in social media content Best…

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The Most Underrated and Effective Technique to Drive Engagement

The Most Underrated and Effective Technique to Drive Engagement Thursday, May 27, 3 p.m. ET Jason Straczewski is vice president of government relations and political affairs at the National Retail Federation. In this role, he leads advocacy and political efforts at the state and federal levels, ensuring the retail community is educated on and engaged…

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How to Manage CEO Activism

How to Manage CEO Activism Thursday, May 20 , 3 p.m. ET Larry “Chad” Chadwick began his career with TIAA-CREF in New York in January 1993. Over the past 27 years, Chad has worked in a variety of roles with the company throughout the United States. Most recently Chad has served as Senior Managing Director…

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Digital Advocacy and Comms for Corporations, Associations, and Nonprofits

Digital Advocacy and Comms for Corporations, Associations, and Nonprofits Thursday, May 13, 3 p.m. ET Greg Lowman is Vice President of Digital Advocacy and Policy Communications for Fidelity Investments, a leading provider of investment management, retirement planning, portfolio guidance, brokerage, benefits outsourcing, and other financial products and services to more than 20 million individuals, institutions,…

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How to Unite Your State and Federal GA teams

How to Unite Your State and Federal GA teams Thursday, May 6, 3 p.m. ET Nicole Booth has more than 15 years of working with state and federal government bodies, trade associations and advocacy groups to oversee Notarize’s public affairs activities. Booth’s experience focuses on the mortgage industry’s transformation through technology, specifically with remote online…

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10 Biggest Takeaways From Our Past 10 Webinars

10 Biggest Takeaways From Our Past 10 Webinars Thursday, April 29, 3 p.m. ET John’s 15 years of marketing experience have spanned multiple industries around the world, from feisty startups to market leaders. He brings a deep understanding of government affairs as well as strong performance in thought leadership, demand generation, and sales growth. John…

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The New Rules for Grassroots and Lobbying

The New Rules for Grassroots and Lobbying Thursday, April 22, 3 p.m. ET Laurent Crenshaw is the Head of Policy for Patreon Inc. At Patreon he is leading the company’s policy development, strategy, planning, and advocacy globally in the Content, Payments, Benefits, Merchandise, Community, and Public categories. Prior to joining Patreon, Laurent served in senior…

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The 5 People Who Will Help You Advance Your GR Career

The 5 People Who Will Help You Advance Your GR Career Watch Now Samantha Segall is a Government Affairs Executive with 15+ years of experience, and currently leads the development and implementation of political and industry affairs strategies that advance the mission of CLEAR and impact its bottom line. By working for and with a…

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PAC Management in 2021

PAC Management in 2021 In addition to being a newly published author,Ms.White recently joined Zillow, the leading real estate and rental marketplace, as Government & External Relations Manager where she doubled their Federal Government Relations team. In her role, Ms. White manages the Zillow Group Political Action Committee and works to develop targeted engagement opportunities…

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ROI: How to Demonstrate your Government Affairs Team’s Value

ROI: How to Demonstrate your Government Affairs Team’s Value Thursday, April 1, 3 p.m. ET Isaac is the Vice President of Government Affairs for Target Corporation. He and his team strategically influence public policy on behalf of Target at the federal, state and local level. Isaac has more than twenty years of experience in government…

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What to Do the Next Time Facebook or Google Halt Political Ads

What to Do the Next Time Facebook or Google Halt Political Ads Thursday, March 25, 3 p.m. ET When Facebook and Google halted political and social issue ads, the community was left scrambling. Teams were forced to adapt, and quick. In the matter of weeks, Government Affairs professionals were forced to devise new digital strategies,…

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Internal Comms: How to Explain Policy to Executives

Internal Comms: How to Explain Policy to Executives Carolyn Coda is a legislative and regulatory strategist, with 15 years of experience in the public and private sectors. She focuses on tax policy, financial services, and privacy/cybersecurity, helping clients navigate the complex political landscape in Washington. Carolyn joined Invariant from global reinsurer Swiss Re, where she…

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How ESG Helps Drive Government Affairs Wins

How ESG Helps Drive Government Affairs Wins As corporate vice president of corporate responsibility and international government affairs, Susan Moore advances AMD’s contributions as a valued partner in the innovations, investments and societal benefits of high-performance computing. AMD processors power devices ranging from supercomputers to game consoles, from always-on cloud infrastructures to laptops, and more.…

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Exclusive: New Report on Changing Congressional Engagement Strategies

Exclusive: New Report on Changing Congressional Engagement Strategies Bradford Fitch is President and CEO of the Congressional Management Foundation. Fitch started his communications career at the age of 16 working at his local AM radio station in Upstate New York as a disc jockey and reporter. After graduate school, he worked as a television reporter…

Videos

Phone2Action Overview

Get a quick overview of Phone2Action’s digital advocacy platform to learn how we can help your organization accelerate success in your grassroots advocacy and stakeholder engagement campaigns.

How the American Heart Association Uses Phone2Action for Mobile Advocacy

The American Heart Association used Phone2Action to make it easy for advocates to take action on their phones and get involved in passing a landmark health education bill in New York. In Fall 2014, New York passed a bill that sets the stage for action by the Board of Regents to have all New York school children complete hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) training.

Are Your State and Local Officials on Social Media?

We already know that 100% of Congress has a social media presence. But what about the state and local level? Watch this video to find out.

Podcasts

Digital Politics Podcast

Digital Politics Podcast: “When Activists Tell Their Stories” with Alex Przybelski

Reflecting on the past decade of social activism in the U.S., one of our client strategists discusses the state of civic engagement today and the future of political movements in an ever-growing digital world.

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Techie Bytes: How Tech and Politics Are Converging

Phone2Action co-founder and CEO Jeb Ory discusses how technology and politics are converging and shares advice for fellow entrepreneurs about overcoming the challenges of a SaaS startup.

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Digital Politics Podcast: “Power of Pop-Up Protests” with Ximena Hartsock

Our co-founder Ximena Hartsock discusses how technology has changed activism and protests in today’s digital age, and why tapping into the internet and social media is crucial for modern-day advocacy.

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Digital Politics Podcast: “Maximizing Impact of Fly-In and Legislator Days” with Erik Rosedahl

Learn about all the work that is necessary to ensure a successful fly-in. In the age of virtual activism, there is still nothing like looking a legislator in the eye and telling a compelling story to influence policy decisions.

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Digital Politics Podcast: “Best Practices for Engaging All Stakeholders” with Erik Rosedahl

Erik Rosedahl explains the need to understand different types of activists and emphasizes that just focusing on the number of supporters can be misleading.

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Digital Politics Podcast: “The Role of Social Media in Advocacy Campaigns” with Andrew Stanley

Andrew Stanley shares how advocates, organizations, and elected officials are using social media for advocacy.

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Empowered Patient Podcast: “Who is Joining in Healthcare Protests” with Brad Ellison

How healthcare activists need to educate and identify stories that will drive home their messages.

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Digital Politics Podcast: “Will the Tech Community Mobilize in Defense of Net Neutrality?” with Martyn Griffen and Christopher Arroyo

Martyn Griffen and Christopher Arroyo predict we will see protests related to the proposed rule changes for net neutrality.

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Digital Politics Podcast: “Protests, Flash Points, and Movements” with Jeb Ory

How movements come together, which ones become sustainable, and what counts as a successful protest or demonstration of disapproval, anger or support.