• 16
    May
    2016

    by Brad Rizza

    Messaging Blog Graphic

    With many state legislatures finished with their session or adjourning in the next few weeks, now is the perfect opportunity to plan ahead and outline new goals, new strategies and new plans for content development. But there’s a step before planning content and that’s reviewing, refining, and testing your organizational messages – yes, those messages that…

  • 27
    Apr
    2016

    by Beekeeper Group Staff

    On April 2nd, our Director and Chief of Staff celebrated her fourth BEEversary. As one of the longest working staff members at the hive, we wanted to dedicate this post to her.

    Check out her responses to the interview questions below!

    What has been the most rewarding / fun project that you have worked on?
    Staff Development work has surprisingly been great. I didn’t think that I would enjoy operations…

  • 19
    Apr
    2016

    by Jennifer Cloudt

    Last week I had the opportunity to attend the Women in Government PACs, Politics & Grassroots Conference: IMPACT 2016. Featuring a wide range of panels, the event covered everything from volunteer management to speech writing. After a packed day, I was ready to get back to the Hive and share what I learned about creating the best possible advocacy campaigns with existing resources.

    1. “Talk to people where they are, about the things they’re already talking about.”

  • 16
    Mar
    2016

    by Beekeeper Group Staff

    Rebecca-pic-editedToday, one of our Account Managers, Rebecca Moore, turns two…in BEEversay years. In addition to wearing the awesome “It’s My BEEversary” sash, we wanted to dedicate a post to her on her special day.

    We interviewed Rebecca to learn more about her. Take a look at her responses below.

    What has been your most rewarding project that you have worked on?
    I’ve been enjoying some of the PAC…

  • 14
    Mar
    2016

    by Brad Rizza

    Whether you are expanding a current campaign from national to international or kicking-off a brand new project abroad, there is much to consider prior to communicating effectively outside the United States. While it’s true that the world is flatter than ever, this doesn’t mean that a cookie cutter campaign will be effective worldwide.

    From the simple to the complex, below are some of the most important areas to consider when communicating or advocating abroad.

    Technology

    Don’t take for granted that your international target audience uses the same online…