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The introduction - tips and techniques from a decade of campaigning

This campaign tip (no. 0) was published on Monday, 31st December 2018
You're at the home page of my 2019 "tips and techniques" blog. To read all about it, see [[here]]

The following articles are already published (click on the bullet to go to a particular tip):
• #0 Introduction and index
• 21 Correct, not at all, or with caution? (of Monday, 21st January 2019)
• 20 Transport meetings times (of Sunday, 20th January 2019)
• 19 Should you not answer too early? (of Saturday, 19th January 2019)
• 18 Capital asks - not revenue (of Friday, 18th January 2019)
• 17 If you find yourself repeating things (of Thursday, 17th January 2019)
• 16 It's a small world (of Wednesday, 16th January 2019)
• 15 Is this campaigning or life? (of Tuesday, 15th January 2019)
• 14 The campaign not the campaigner (of Monday, 14th January 2019)
• 13 Don't dilute other campaigners (of Sunday, 13th January 2019)
• 12 A time of change - a time of opportunity (of Saturday, 12th January 2019)
• 11 literature life (of Friday, 11th January 2019)
• 10 Poor english? (of Thursday, 10th January 2019)
• 9 Welcome newcomers at meetings (of Wednesday, 9th January 2019)
• 8 Statistical Presentation (of Tuesday, 8th January 2019)
• 7 Set a threshold (of Monday, 7th January 2019)
• 6 If you can't say it ... (of Sunday, 6th January 2019)
• 5 Campaign fatigue (of Saturday, 5th January 2019)
• 4 Strategy and tactics (of Friday, 4th January 2019)
• 3 Learning from the history (of Thursday, 3rd January 2019)
• 2 4 stages (of Wednesday, 2nd January 2019)
• 1 Before you start ... (of Tuesday, 1st January 2019)

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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