Online Candidate Platform Features
Custom Website Design
Our Regular Package (Custom Design) and Enhanced Campaign Website Package (Custom Design and Content Setup) includes the creation of a website header with your campaign colors, logo, background and candidate head shot. We also modify site colors, font and background to create a professional look.
The Lite Website Package and the Monthly Option provide a wide selection of header images, color styles, and font types to create unique website template and look. You can also upload your own header, edit our Canva header graphics – or have us create a custom design for you.
Every Website Includes:
Your own domain name
A FREE .com domain name of your choice. Political domains like .republican and .democrat available. You can also use your own domain if you already have one registered.
SSL certificate (https)
A SSL certificate protects your visitors, your search ranking, and your with.
Logo and graphics
For print needs, we can provide high-res versions of your custom campaign logo or site header – for free.
Best SEO practices
We incorporate best practices to your material for search engine optimization (SEO).
Online Candidate websites have responsive design to render well on mobile phone and tablets.
'Under Construction' page
Use this before you launch your site or if you suspend activities.
Permanent email addresses
Create permanent email addresses for your @domain that you can send and receive from.
Unlimited email forwards
Forward addresses to one or more email accounts.
Edit pages anytime you want with with no HTML skills, software or programmers needed.
Image library access
Use images from the built-in library, along with graphics that are editable in Canva.
Exclusive client tools and resources
Clients have FREE access to tools, articles and resources at Online Candidate Resources.com
Ability to continue hosting
Keep your website after your campaign or convert your site to another purpose.
Get help through our extensive knowledge base, by trouble ticket or phone.
NO hidden fees
We have up-front pricing to make it simple for you and your budget.
Easy Content Management
Powerful page editor
Easily add, edit and update your site content. Add image popups, sliders, button creator- even text-to-tweet links.
Built in styles and designs
Built-in page layout styles are included, along with ability to easily embed YouTube videos, audio files and presentations.
Our system is designed to generate a search engine friendly site right from the start.
Name pages and navigation links
Create page titles and descriptions to optimize your content for search engine rankings.
Built in blog
Use your blog to add site updates or news to keep supporters informed.
Add anything from images to Word Doc files to PDFs. Upload press releases, policy statement, images and more.
Customize and add a popover box to display special messaging.
Header notice bar
Add a linkable, closeable message bar to the top of your site.
Find just the right image for your page or post in our built-in image library.
Embed YouTube videos
Add YouTube videos to your pages and posts.
Easily upload and embed PDF files to any page for visitors to access.
Embed outside widgets
Add social media, fundraising and email widgets to pages or sidebar.
Create an organized list of all your upcoming events. Allow users to register online.
Add a simple voting poll into your website. Ask a question and give up to 6 answers to choose from.
Display a graphical countdown to Election Day or other event.
Capture and download data from your contact, donation, endorsement and event forms.
Social media feed display
Easily display your Facebook and Twitter feeds in your sidebar or in your pages.
Social sharing tool
Share your website content to your social media account within the site administration.
Open Graph image tool
Choose a default image when your page or post is shared on social media sites, like Facebook and Twitter.
Add a Google Translation widget for voters of different languages.
Fundraise Online and Grow Your Donor Base
Integrate with RaiseTheMoney
RaiseTheMoney provides campaigns with a streamlined way to accept contributions quickly and easily.
Integrate with Anedot
Anedot is a donation and payment system for non-profits, political campaigns, and causes.
Integrate with PayPal
Online Candidate contribution forms capture donor information and integrate with PayPal.
Integrate with other donation systems
Any outside fundraising system or service can be integrated into your site.
Add unique and targeted landing pages for specific email, social media or fundraising campaigns.
Set goals and visually display how much you have raised.
Analytics code is easy to add across your site to track traffic and conversions.
Additional Resources To Help You Win
All of our website packages include FREE access to our exclusive political marketing site, OnlineCandidateResources.com.
Find exclusive articles, downloads and tools, including:
- Exclusive content focused on online political campaigning techniques
- Free social media and banner templates
- Custom tools, including our Campaign Letter Generator
- Resources for fundraising, email and promotion
We offer additional services to build
your online presence – fast.
Site Launch and Social Media Setup
We can help your campaign get that initial promotional boost to rank well in the search engines and/or set up your campaign Facebook and Twitter accounts. This can be added as a Website Option or ordered when you are ready to launch.
Email Service Setup and Integration
Save time and get your email campaign started the right way. Let us set up and configure either AWeber OR MailChimp for you so you can concentrate on your campaign. This can be added when you first order or at a later time.
Political Promo Video Design
Need to kick off your YouTube channel and embed a video into your website? We can create an intro video branded with your political website design and messaging.
Political Marketing Services
We offer political marketing services help promote your online campaign. Combined with our exclusive client resources, building an online presence has never been easier.
When it comes to support, you are not alone.
We’ve worked to make our system and page builder easy to use. Your site administration contains step-by-step instructions. If you are stuck, submit a trouble ticket and we’ll respond quickly. If you have an emergency or important question, give us a call. Our customer interaction and attention to detail sets us apart from other services.
They are extremely responsive, helpful and knowledgeable. Their customer service is top notch, and the site was beautiful. It had very clear metrics and every resource you could want. I would strongly recommend them for any political candidate.
Choose Your Package
All plans come with great support by knowledge base, email, and phone. No hidden fees!
Custom Design + Content Setup