NextWave is the answer to today’s grassroots challenges. Through personal contacts with constituents, we elicit high-impact participation in clients’ issue campaigns—and achieve a result possible only through genuine advocacy communications.
Our direct outreach and facilitation methods help overcome the most common barriers to grassroots involvement. By making it easy for individuals to express their opinions to public officials in their own words, we enable them to affect the issues they care about most.
The most influential advocacy strategies for swaying an undecided Member of Congress depend on personal communications from constituents.
More than half of the staffers surveyed (53%) agreed that… form messages are sent without constituents' knowledge or approval.
Constituents who make the effort to personally communicate… are more influential than lobbyists and news editors.
Comments from social media applications have little influence on undecided Members, most likely because Members and staff cannot tell whether comments are made by constituents.
Senators and Representatives are influenced by their constituents' own views about the public policy issues before them.
The personal touch from a constituent goes a long way toward differentiating a message.