Is a Microforum Right for You?

Do you want to engage up to 500 people on one phone call? Do you wan treal-time feedback from your supporters/donors? Do you want to rally your audience to take action? A microforum may be for you!

Nicole Schlinger Brooklyn Iowa

A microforum is a moderated conference call where you decide who joins the calls, speaks, and asks questions. You can have one conversation with everyone who needs to hear your message, which is both personal and time effective.
The first step to a successful microforum is to spread the word to your target audience, whether that be through text message, calling, word of mouth, or even email. Plan your event with us so that we can guide you in the best steps to inform YOUR audience.
Step 2 is to begin with your end in mind! Determine the specific action/reason for your microforum. Is your goal to update your donors on private campaign information? Do you want to rally your volunteers before a National Day of Action? Are you in need of a private connection to give high-profile candidates a chance to speak to their top supporters?

ALL of the above are reasons to have a microforum!

The third step to success is to plan the call. You should draft a line by line script in order to make sure you tell your audience exactly what they came to hear! Jot some notes down on possible questions that may be asked – YES, you will be able to communicate with your audience. Not just that – but CampaignHQ will screen questions FOR YOU to make sure you get the questions you want to answer live! You can also ask a poll question to determine the opinion of everyone on the call!

It is always good in the planning phase to hold a brief meeting with us here at CampaignHQ to discuss the platform, format, etc. We will provide you the training you need at no extra charge!

Step 4 is audience participation! Ask your audience to press *3 to ask questions and engage in the conversation. Encourage participants to answer poll questions and follow up with them after the call. This is a great way to get information from your audience!
Click here to contact us about scheduling a microforum!
Are you ready to take it to the next level? Give us a call about hosting a telephone townhall! We can outbound call up to 2 million people!
Contact CampaignHQ at (888) 722-4704 or marlys@chq.us to schedule a consultation to discuss how we can give you the winning edge in your election, ballot initiative, or issue advocacy campaign.

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