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If you find yourself repeating things - there must be an easier way

This campaign tip (no. 17) was published on Thursday, 17th January 2019
1. Look for steady state systems

2. Automate where you can
3. Capital rather than revenue
And the opposite
-1. Regular customers not single shot visitors

"I've got to do / say this again?" is a potential waste of your campaigning time or.a showing to you of an inefficiency. Can you automate? Is there someone who will enjoy doing those repeated things on a voluntary basis and let you campaign on? Can the systems be arranged so the at the jobs don't keep need doing?

If it's questions coming up time and again, write an FAQ. If the questions vary a little, perhaps have standard text answers. If you're logging performance, is there a feed you can pick up?
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Contact details

These pages are written by Graham Ellis of Melksham, Wiltshire. Overlapping a life in IT and IT training, with running a hotel and campaigning for improved public transport, Graham has never been quiet - though he's starting to wind down gently now. He no longer takes overnight guests and has stepped doen from the "Community Rail Officer" role which he accidentally aquired. So he now has more time to write pages such as these and to travel in the UK. He'll be delighted to speak with your group or take a look through your case or camapaign, but be alerted that his time is not limitless even now, and he still has to keep the wolf from the door.

Postal: 48, Spa Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 7NY
Phonal: 01225 708225
Emailal: graham -at-
Or reach me on the Coffee Shop Forum (User Grahame) facilities

What a difference a campaign makes!

It probably wouldn't have happened without a strong community campaign with which I have been involved. Most days through 2019 I'll be sharing a thought, an idea, a way of working or an experience. Come back here for the links. Discussions via the Coffee Shop Forum - Graham Ellis, 31st December 2018

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