5 Reasons Why Political Candidates Should Create Campaign Websites Early

Political Candidate Web DesignMost election campaigns are comprised of two parts – the primary campaign and the general election campaign. A primary narrows down the candidates of each party who seek a particular office. The winner(s) of the primary election go on to be listed on the ballot for the general election. It’s the general election that determines who ultimately wins the office.

Many local candidates make the mistake of waiting to start a campaign website. They may feel that they do not need one until the general election. Or they may not want to put in the investment until after they’ve won their primary. That can be a big mistake! Not putting enough effort early on can doom a candidate’s changes of political success. [Read more…]

Maintaining a Political Campaign Web Presence

Candidate Web Design‘If you build a website, they will come’ is still a common belief held by many new to the internet. However, the reality is that people won’t come to your political campaign website unless you promote it both online and offline.

Here are some tips on how to get the most out of your online campaign presence.

As soon as your campaign website goes live and tested thoroughly, add your website link to your social media profiles and add the site to your bookmark accounts. These new links will trigger the search engines to discover and index your site. In time, pages from your site should start to appear for relevant keyword searches for the candidate’s name or related terms. [Read more…]