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June 23, 2017

Public Impact Creative Director Jane Coney has been responsible for clearing many thousands of images for use by major publishers such as Macmillan, Dorling Kindersley and BBC Worldwide. Here she sets out the basics that you should know about using images in you printe...

April 26, 2017

If you haven’t read our blog on freepost basics and you are new to this then you should click here to read that first. This blog answers more of the questions even experienced organisers ask about the Royal Mail free election leaflet distribution service – the freepost...

April 20, 2017

By John Howarth @johnhowarth1958

At every election we are asked questions about the election ‘freepost’ service. They range from the basics to the detailed. This is the first of a series of blog posts on the election freepost service from LabourPrint by Public Impact ai...

March 26, 2015

 

The short campaign in a General Election is high pressure stuff for candidates in the seats that will determine the outcome of the election. In most cases these brave souls have invested several years of their life and quite a few pairs of shoes in pounding the street...

January 30, 2015

One of the first jobs involving presentation that an election organiser or agent is often handed is sorting out the ‘leave behinds’ – the cards or leaflets that go with you when you are door knocking.

 

I find many candidates and party members still refer to these as...

January 20, 2015

By Martin Salter, former Labour MP for Reading West

 

Successful election campaigns require some pretty basic components. These include a credible case, a competent candidate(s), strong messages, a forward offer and a clear narrative about the issues and the combatants.

 

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December 18, 2014

By John Howarth

 

Friday 19 December 2014 is the start of the ‘Long Campaign’ for the UK General Election which is to take place on 7 May 2015.

 

The ‘Long Campaign’ is another legal invention stemming from the changes in recent years to the regulations to bring more trans...

December 16, 2014

By John Howarth

 

I’ve been dealing with queries on imprints (the printed/published/promoted line in small print) for more years than I care to remember. It is always an issue, it is always new to some of the Agents, candidates and organisers, it can be confusing and is...

December 8, 2014

If you haven’t read our blog on freepost basics and you are new to this then you should click here to read that first. This blog answers more of the questions even experienced organisers ask about the Royal Mail free election leaflet distribution service – the freepost...

November 26, 2014

 

By John Howarth @johnhowarth1958

 

It's one of those days when the subject of the blog selects itself. Twitter, for a communication channel that has been around for less than a decade, has an impressive record of bringing political careers to a premature close. You can...

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