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Peer-to-Peer Texting is the Most Powerful Tool to Reach Voters

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Peer-to-Peer Texting is the Most Powerful Tool to Reach Voters

Peer-to-Peer Texting is an FCC-compliant way for candidates to rapidly send texts to large audiences. Peer-to-Peer Texting platform has emerged as the leading outreach tool for the 2018 midterm elections.

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WASHINGTON, August 16, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Tele-Town Hall®'s latest product, Peer-to-Peer Texting, was recently featured in the New York Times for the key role it is playing the 2018 midterm elections. The article, titled "Campaigns Enter Texting with a Plea: Will U Vote 4 Me" by Kevin Roose, points out that political marketing has changed because the way we consume media has changed: we skip commercials, scroll past ads, and clear out emails without hesitation – but the one channel that consumers cannot ignore is text messaging.

"There's no question that texting is the breakout campaign tool of 2018," said Eric Wilson, a Republican digital strategist and founder of Learn Test Optimize, a newsletter about political marketing. "There's so much competition in the inbox, we're looking for other channels. For now, that's text messaging."

What makes Peer-to-Peer texting different from other texting options? It's simple: there's a human behind each text message and response, making Peer-to-Peer texting an FCC-compliant outreach tool and a more personal way to interact with constituents.

"It's not a blast communication," said Caitlin Mitchell, the chief mobilization officer for the Democratic National Committee, which is using Peer-to-Peer texting in hundreds of campaigns this fall. "It lets you have a genuine two-way conversation with voters."

The article also points out that Peer-to-Peer texting was used by winning candidates in some of the most contentious elections this year:

"Senator Doug Jones, the Democrat who prevailed in last year's special election in Alabama, sent 1.4 million texts to voters during that race. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, whose long-shot primary campaign defeated Representative Joseph Crowley, a 10-term incumbent in New York, used texting to help drive voters to the polls."

There's no doubt that Peer-to-Peer Texting is the premier outreach tool for the midterm elections. Unlike other texting options, our platform is nonpartisan and we work with campaigns on every level. Moreover, a Peer-to-Peer text campaign can be set up within minutes.

For more information, contact info(at)teletownhall.com or call (202) 237-8313 or visit teletownhall

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SOURCE Tele-Town Hall, LLC

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