The political landscape is changing. People who never even considered running for public office are throwing their hats in the ring. And America will be better for it. This was always supposed to be a representative democracy… a government of the people, by the people, and for the people. “Career Politician” was never supposed to be a vocation. And We The People have had enough of the status quo.
There are a lot of progressives running for office for the very first time this election cycle. And they’re doing it for the right reasons… because they want to serve the public; because they want to represent their constituencies; because they want to make the lives of the people in their communities better. They want to give a voice to the voiceless and hope to the hopeless. They want to be a part of making our government work again. These are grassroots efforts. And I’m stepping up to do my part.
What most of these progressive, first-time candidates don’t have is a lot of money. They don’t hold $1000-per-plate fundraisers. They don’t have millionaires backing them. They don’t have Super PACs or rich friends or powerful connections with deep pockets and fat cat cash. And they’re exactly the people we need working for us in a representative democracy.
Why Am I Doing This?
I want to be a part of what is happening in American politics right now. I want to help these progressive candidates win in November. For more than 10 years I’ve been building websites for small business owners from coast to coast. I’ve even worked for a couple celebrities. I like to think I’m pretty good at what I do. And now I want to put those skills to work for those who have decided to do their part to change America for the better.
There are a lot of website designers out there who want nothing more than to get their share of the millions & millions of dollars that go into modern political campaigns. I’m not one of them. I want to help the underdogs. I want to help even the playing field for the little guy… the little gal. Just because you don’t have millions of dollars in your campaign coffers doesn’t mean you can’t have a great website. And that’s where I come in.
What Is It Going To Cost?
$250. That’s it. $250.
For that you’ll get a fully-functional WordPress website & blog built on the very secure and flexible Genesis framework. You’ll have everything you need to get the message out to your potential voters. $250… no hidden fees, no B.S. You send me your logo, your pictures, your policy papers… whatever you want to be included in your site, and I take care of the rest.
A Couple Things You Need To Consider
If you haven’t already, you’ll need to register a domain. You can do that at Namecheap (yes, this is an affiliate link). Make sure you pay the few extra bucks for an SSL certificate (yes, it matters and yes, you need one). If you already have a domain, I’ll get the info I need when it’s time to launch your site.
You’ll also need a host. I recommend SiteGround (also an affiliate link), but the only real requirement is that the host is compatible with BackupBuddy. You probably don’t know what that means, but if you decide to use a host other than SiteGround, just ask them. If they don’t know what you’re talking about, you don’t want them to host your website.
“Hey, Alysson… can I use GoDaddy?”
No. Period. I won’t waste your time explaining, but if you ask me to launch a WordPress website on GoDaddy the answer will be no. That is a deal breaker.
So… there it is. If you’re a progressive candidate running for elected office, you can have a website for just $250. Send me an email at firstname.lastname@example.org. I’ll send you a questionnaire containing all the information I need to build your site and a PayPal invoice. It’s that easy.