• 14
    Jun
    2016

    by Beekeeper Group Staff

    Are you able to articulate what you do in 6 words or less? For those who work in advocacy or grassroots, this is no easy feat!

    In preparation for the Public Affairs Council’s National Grassroots Conference next week, we’ve put together a video of advocacy professionals attempting to do just that..
     
    A big THANK YOU to those who participated in this video! Explaining our profession is not easy,…
  • 02
    Jun
    2016

    by Mike Panetta

    If you don’t understand the mass appeal of Snapchat, you are not alone. It may be easy to dismiss the image and video messaging mobile app as a millennial fad, but with 100 million daily users it’s definitely reaching a large audience. Snapchat has recently worked to rehab its more frivolous reputation and has seen brands such as CNN, National Geographic, and the Wall Street Journal establishing presences on the platform. Advertisers have also taken notice…

  • 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.”