Boost Your Events Mobilizations with Coalitions
Organizing a large series of events, like a day of action, can be a powerful way for an organization to demonstrate their reach and show the full breadth of support for their cause. However, recruiting so many events and adequately supporting all hosts can be a daunting task for a single organization to manage. Event Library Image Above by Susan Q. Yin on UnsplashRead More →
The sidebar map on the calendar hub page now has more consistent zoom behavior when members search for locations.
We've fixed the "Display decision maker information on Organiser Instructions page" setting for calendars.
We've fixed event creation in calendars associated with a point-location-based decision maker collection.
We've retired several obsolete URLs related to an old way of searching for events in a calendar. Members should visit the calendar hub page to search for events.
We've improved the error message shown if a member's form submit fails due to a temporary network issue with reCAPTCHA.
Scale Your Organizing With Partners and Coalitions
Few organizing wins have happened because of a single organization, and strong organizational allies can be the key to a successful campaign. ControlShift’s partnerships feature is a great way for organizations to deepen relationships with peers, find new supporters, and demonstrate a broad base of support for their campaign issues.Read More →
Better Images for Petition and Event Pages
An issue we commonly hear from organizations is that campaigners and event hosts are often not choosing images for their campaigns/events, are choosing low-quality images, or are choosing images that have been copyrighted. At the same time, our testing has shown the benefits of a good campaign image: petitions with images typically receive three times as many signatures compared to those without. Choosing the right image makes petition and event pages look better and more inviting, while also improving the appearance of social shares.Read More →
Protecting Customers Sites from Bots and Malicious Actors
Successfully protecting ControlShift sites from bots and malicious actors requires multiple layers of protection. Many of these protections happen behind-the-scenes automatically. However, as online attacks increase, we think it’s important to remind organizations of the steps they can take to help protect their sites from malicious actors and keep member data secure:Read More →
Best Practices for Event Hosts and Petition Creators
Petition creators and event hosts are the lifeblood of ControlShift, and supporting these creators as they organize their communities is the biggest driver of success for our customers.Read More →
European Data Center
We’ve always believed that customers and their supporters own their own data. We are simply stewards of that information in service of helping to make our customers more powerful in the world.Read More →
10 Years of ControlShift
We’re celebrating a major milestone, as we wrap up the year. ControlShift is 10 years old!Read More →
We’ve improved the ways that customers can set up user account authentication within the ControlShift platform to support the requirements of the most sophisticated advocacy organizations.Read More →
Improved Blast Email Experience
We’ve been iteratively improving the interface that partners, petition creators, and event hosts use when they message their supporters over the last few weeks. We wanted to highlight all of the improvements as we wrap up the project.Read More →
🎨 Custom branding for partners, microsites, days of action, and more!
We’re excited to announce a series of updates to ControlShift’s themes feature!Read More →