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June 7, 2023

Guide :

[Webinar] Back to the Grassroots: Bringing Relational Organizing to your campaign

Videos & events

We'll be discussing the importance of relational organizing and how it can positively impact your campaign engagement.

by
June 7th 2pm CET

March 15, 2023

Guide :

How to Organize a Citizen Engagement Initiative

NGO & Advocacy

In this article, we'll be giving you our top tips for organizing a citizen engagement initiative- let's act!

by
Eimear O'Neill
Eimear O'Neill
Eimear O'Neill

February 2, 2023

Guide :

Why still go door-to-door in 2023?

Best practices

Are door-to-door operations still effective? Are they worth it? All you need to know about this method in 2023

by
Hendrik
Hendrik

January 17, 2023

Guide :

How to start a grassroots movement

Best practices
NGO & Advocacy

Local community activism is increasingly becoming the basis for many major political and economic movements, thereby serving to dismantle the common misconception that change is possible only from the top-down. This is known as ‘grassroots activism’. 

by
Guillaume
Guillaume
Guillaume

December 12, 2022

Guide :

5 Steps to Start your Petition

Best practices

Petitions are one of the most effective ways of mobilizing your community to share their support for a cause, campaign or movement. In this article, we'll be outlining our top tips for each step of the petition-making process.

by
Eimear
Eimear

November 24, 2022

Guide :

The Importance of Permanent Campaigning

Democracy & Politics

The term ‘permanent campaigning’ refers to the act of continuing to build support for your candidacy and strengthening your public reputation even after the election date has passed and the outcome has been determined.

by
Eimear
Eimear

November 15, 2022

Guide :

Deep vs Traditional Canvassing: which Technique Best Suits You?

Best practices

Canvassing is one of the most widely used methods of making direct contact with the public in order to gain support for a cause or campaign. Over time, two methods of canvassing have developed: deep and traditional. Which one should you choose for your campaign?

by
Eimear
Eimear

November 8, 2022

Guide :

Deep canvassing and its benefits

Best practices
Democracy & Politics
Business-to-public
NGO & Advocacy

Deep Canvassing is a new method of canvassing that is changing the way volunteers engage and connect with the public. Want to know how it can help your campaign or cause? Read on!

by
Eimear
Eimear

November 2, 2022

Guide :

5 petitions that have worked in the last decade

Democracy & Politics
NGO & Advocacy

Now more than ever before, members of the public have the resources at their disposal to tackle major issues of social injustice and affect change. Petitions are one such example of a tool that operates to empower people to improve their lives, or the lives of others.

by
Hendrik
Hendrik

October 4, 2022

Guide :

New features available on Qomon

Videos & events

We're excited to present what we've prepared for you guys since summer! During the webinar, we will take you through what's new, what's coming and how to best configure them for your project.

by
Tuesday, October 4th 2022 - 7:00 PM (CEST)

September 26, 2022

Guide :

How is door-to-door canvassing done in Canada

Best practices

Recently, we had the opportunity to interview one of our clients based in Canada who is also an expert in political data and campaign consultant, Brandon Reddy. We discussed Canadian politics and how Qomon has helped them in their door knocking strategy.

by
Mar

September 23, 2022

Guide :

Qomon Product Updates ✨ September 2022

Product

New retractable menu, connect your mailbox to Qomon to centralize information and work as a team, Record interactions (notes, meetings, calls, sms, etc.) in a few clicks, automatic SMS, door-to-door new properties... Discover the new features of September.

by
Aurélien
Aurélien
Aurélien

September 5, 2022

Guide :

Is Calling Really an Effective Tool for Recruiting Donors, Activists and Supporters?

Best practices
Democracy & Politics
Business-to-public
NGO & Advocacy

Getting in touch with potential donors or voters and recruiting them is no easy feat. There are plenty of barriers to recruitment. To overcome these obstacles, the most commonly used method of recruitment is phoning.

by
Eimear
Eimear

September 1, 2022

Guide :

How Can Petitions Help in Your Political Strategy?

Democracy & Politics

At the core of any political strategy, there is a struggle to engage potential voters. There is no better way to bring people together than to give them a common purpose. A petition can make use of this unity to increase your odds of being elected!

by
Hendrik
Hendrik

August 24, 2022

Guide :

Why Use a Door Knocking App When Running a Campaign?

Democracy & Politics

As elections become grander every season, it is becoming hard for campaigners to keep up. To gain the upper hand over your competitors, one of the means is building trust with voters through door knocking.

by
Mohamed
Mohamed

June 20, 2022

Guide :

Making the switch to digital organizing

Best practices

The internet changed everything. It exponentially improved the speed of communication and brought billions of people all over the world closer to each other. Because of its potential, every sector has incorporated it as a tool for improvement.

by
Clarisse
Clarisse
Clarisse

June 1, 2022

Guide :

Why your campaign needs to use text messaging?

Democracy & Politics
Best practices

During the 2020 election cycle, and even before, electoral campaigns became primarily virtual due to the pandemic, text messaging was crucial for reaching voters during electoral campaigns.

by
Hendrik
Hendrik

May 31, 2022

Guide :

Qomon Product Updates ✨ May 2022

Product

Discover the new features that have been released in 2022 so far

by
Mar
Mar

May 3, 2022

Guide :

How to use a political CRM for a campaign

Democracy & Politics

Why should you be using a political CRM to prepare for your campaign rather than a regular one? What are their differences?

by
Florent
Florent

April 19, 2022

Guide :

How to calculate your win number?

Democracy & Politics

In previous articles we have talked about the importance of GOTV for any political campaign. Find out how Qomon tools help you achieve your objectives in the GOTV operation!

by
Helen
Helen

April 11, 2022

Guide :

The true effect of relational organizing

Democracy & Politics
Business-to-public
NGO & Advocacy

Discover how does the practice of relational organizing work and some example of successful campaigns where it was used.

by
Mar

March 31, 2022

Guide :

How can I volunteer from home?

Best practices
Democracy & Politics
Business-to-public
NGO & Advocacy

In a place as big as the world, there’s always a cause, somewhere, that could use our help. Discover how you can help.

by
Mar

March 21, 2022

Guide :

How to Use a Canvassing Mobile App to GOTV More Efficiently?

Democracy & Politics

With smartphones, a traditional practice such as canvassing

by
Mohamed
Mohamed

March 16, 2022

Guide :

Why you should continue campaigning even after the elections?

Democracy & Politics

People believe that campaigns should happen just before elections are taking place, but the truth is that in order to gain your voters and their loyalty, campaigning is a process that should last forever.

by
Guillaume
Guillaume
Guillaume

March 4, 2022

Guide :

Do I Need a Political CRM?

Democracy & Politics

(or should i keep using a spreadsheet?)

by
Mohamed
Mohamed

February 25, 2022

Guide :

5 Tips to Organize Your Relational Organizing Strategy

Best practices
Democracy & Politics
Business-to-public
NGO & Advocacy

Discover what Relational Organizing is, how this technique has become more and more popular since the pandemic and how to set up your strategy.

by
Florent
Florent

February 16, 2022

Guide :

How does GOTV work?

Democracy & Politics

GOTV has become a huge component in the final steps before election day. Discover how does this practice work as well as the do's and dont's in this article.

by
Mar

February 10, 2022

Guide :

How to Start a Grassroots Campaign: Tips for Political Parties and Non-Profits

Democracy & Politics

Discover how political parties and non-profit organizations can run successful grassroots campaigns. We will cover everything from organizing volunteers to creating grassroots fundraising strategies.

by
Guillaume
Guillaume
Guillaume

January 23, 2022

Guide :

5 political moments that shaped 2021

Democracy & Politics

In 2021, five moments made a lasting impression on the political landscape. Some of these moments were positive, while others were decidedly negative. Let's take a look through a recap of the five most important political moments of 2021.

by
Charles
Charles

January 22, 2022

Guide :

Is Phone Banking effective?

Best practices

Phone Banking has become a major part of movements’ daily life or during an election. Discover what it is about, how it is done, the different types and more in this article.

by
Charles
Charles

December 20, 2021

Guide :

Qomon Product updates ✨ Holidays 2021

Product

The Qomon platform & mobile app have only gotten stronger over the last weeks. So let’s take a quick look at all we’ve done: Improved phonebanking actions, new contact card, visualise members on map etc.

by
Lucie
Lucie

October 29, 2021

Guide :

From labor intensive campaign to technology intensive campaign.

Democracy & Politics

An analysis of the evolution of campaigning over the last 20 years and how labor intensive and technology intensive campaign have learned to cooperate and work together.

by
Lucie
Lucie

October 21, 2021

Guide :

Canvassing App: what is it about?

Best practices

Canvassing is still a way of mobilisation in the 21st century. If you want to know more about this practice, check our article.

by
Hendrik
Hendrik

October 21, 2021

Guide :

5 tools to help you run your movement, campaign or NGO

Democracy & Politics
NGO & Advocacy

In this article, we have gathered some tools to help you gain some time, save your resources, effectively communicate and mobilise a big movement!

by
Mar

October 20, 2021

Guide :

Qomon Live Demo

Videos & events

Join our team for our monthly live demo: a quick walkthrough of the app and our new features. Open to anyone who would like to discover more about Qomon, as well as our current users.

by
Qomon
Wednesday, October 20th 2021 - 5:30 PM (CEST)
Qomon

October 9, 2021

Guide :

How to design your survey: 5 best practices

Best practices

Go ahead and meet the citizens. Exchange and interact with them, it’s the best way to keep them updated about your actions, and even have them join your cause!

by
Mar

September 16, 2021

Guide :

Political Software: how digital can help you win your political campaign

Democracy & Politics

In the age of the Covid-19 pandemic, political software has become indispensable for campaigning. We take a look at the features this tool provides.

by
Bertrand
Bertrand
Bertrand

September 15, 2021

Guide :

Canvassing: 5 best practices

Best practices

Go ahead and meet your community and citizens. Keep them updated about your actions, and even have them join your cause! You should think about carrying a canvassing action to mobilize!

by
Kaitlin
Kaitlin

September 13, 2021

Guide :

Qomon Product Updates ✨ Summer 2021

Product

Our summer features on Qomon : new action page, renotify my members, xlxs import and more !

by
Lucie
Lucie

September 8, 2021

Guide :

The power of “Peer-to-peer” and “Relational Organizing”

Democracy & Politics
Business-to-public
NGO & Advocacy

Find out everything you need to know about "Relational Organizing" and "Peer-to-peer", some good practices and how Qomon can help you implement it in your movement.

by
Nicolas
Nicolas

August 8, 2021

Guide :

Supporting those shaping the future - Qomon's Manifesto

Product

Those who get involve shape Qomon (volunteers, militants, NGOs, elected officials, democracy advocates). They make the future.

by
Florent
Florent

June 30, 2021

Guide :

June 2021 - Qomon Product Updates

Product

Check out the product updates & new features released in June: notifications, reminders, export 2.0 etc.

by
Hendrik
Hendrik

May 29, 2021

Guide :

May 2021 - Qomon Product Updates

Product

Check out the product updates & new features released in April & May: files' import, remove duplicates, advanced search, XXL text messages...

by
Mar

February 27, 2020

Guide :

February 2020 - Qomon product updates

Product

Check out the product updates & new features released in February: multiple streets, communication center, enhanced security...

by
Charles
Charles

December 28, 2019

Guide :

January 2020 - Qomon product updates

Product

Check out the product updates & new features released in January: people tab, communication center, cross analysis...

by
Lucie
Lucie

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