Real texting conversations that win electionsWith Election Day fast approaching, we know your campaign might be short on money, time, and people.
We’re here to help. TextOut can help you have real conversations with voters at a fraction of the cost and time commitment of canvassing or phone banking.
Why Choose TextOut?
We know you don’t have money, time, or volunteer capacity to waste in the remaining days of the election season. Here’s why TextOut can help you reach your electoral goals as efficiently as possible:
TextOut is Flexible
We allow you to choose the level of service that’s right for you.
Our Standard plan gives you the power to create and manage all your programs and volunteers in one easy-to-use platform. Turnkey is a full-service option where a team of SMS experts work with you to designs and executes all aspects of your program, end-to-end, based on your strategic goals.
Check out our handy graphic for more information on the differences between Standard and Tunkey.
TextOut is Affordable
Contacting, persuading, and mobilizing voters can be incredibly expensive. And with a limited budget, you want to be as targeted and efficient as possible. Texting allows you to have real conversations with voters … at a fraction of the cost of canvassing, direct mail, and phone calls.
TextOut keeps our pricing as easy and affordable as possible. You pay one price for each conversation – the Initial Outbound Message in each program and all the responses – no matter how many characters you use.
Our pricing allows you to easily manage your program costs and align them to your budget so that you can easily make critical spending decisions.
TextOut conserves volunteer hours
Volunteers are invaluable resources, and you want to ensure you use their time wisely. With TextOut, your volunteers can have quality conversations on a large scale without spending time knocking on doors or waiting for a voter to answer on an autodialer.
Plus, with the power send feature, Text Out gives you another tool to help you manage your time and resources to engage more people.
If you’re interested in an even higher service option, consider Turnkey. Our texting experts can send and respond to texts on your behalf.
TextOut saves staff and candidate time
TextOut can save campaign staff time by reducing time spent on traditional outreach strategies and managing volunteers. By more efficiently contacting voters, staff and candidates have time for other crucial tasks.
If your campaign is looking for a big time saver, consider Turnkey. A full-service option for texting, Turnkey includes a dedicated team to help you identify goals, build your texting strategy, write scripts, test your messaging, send and reply to texts, and manage backend data. While you collaborate with us throughout the process, the day-to-day management of the texting program falls to us, freeing you up for other important work.
Real results for campaigns and non-profit organizations
20% response rate
In 2020, TextOut sent more than 22 million initial outbound messages through our Turnkey services with a 9.3% response rate (and many were 20% or higher!)
25% Increased Registration
Clients have used TextOut to significantly increase direct mail voter registration conversions. Combined with our data and pre-filled voter registration forms, our text chase programs typically boost registration conversions by 25%, compared to direct mail on its own.
Case study: Katie Porter for Congress (CA-45)
252,000 Texts Sent
After conducting peer-to-peer listening, persuasion, and mobilization text message campaigns, Katie Porter, a law professor, attorney, single mother of three, and first-time candidate, was elected to Congress in 2018.
In a district that had never voted a Democrat to Congress, she added 36,741 more Democratic votes since the last midterm and held onto 2016’s turnout among young and progressive voters, who were essential to her win.
TextOut: Standard vs. Turnkey
Real-time dashboard reporting
Civitech’s SMS experts design and execute all aspects of your program
Custom texting script development
Civitech’s team of texters deliver messages and engage in rich conversations on your behalf