Identify union voters
NationBuilder lets you easily manage and deduplicate large lists from within your web browser without needing to install special software or pay hefty consulting fees. Automatically merge like records based on phone numbers, emails addresses of other unique identifiers. Easily import, manage and share internal lists and voter data for political outreach. Get started with a free trial.
Lists, tags and filters
Easily segment out your ID effort using custom lists and tags, and save your advanced searches and selects with filters. Search by demographics and geography. Tags can be assigned when people sign up on specific pages, or can be added in bulk during imports or with batch actions. You can support a slate of candidates from a single nation or from micro-sites attached to a master database. Maximize the impact of in-kind donations through solid voter ID efforts. We also make it simple to import your own data into your nation, or to export custom lists.
Phone banking from home
NationBuilder allows you to create and assign lists to staff and trusted volunteers for home-based voter ID, donation and GOTV efforts. Pull up your list and quickly log contacts and results from any browser, anywhere. NationBuilder also goes beyond barcode scanners with an online data entry mode for quickly entering results of face-to-face and phone contacts from paper lists.
Free voter data and great tools
NationBuilder provides free access to high-quality voter data for your outreach, from local to state level. Make selects for high-propensity voters and by party. Up to 2 million voter records are included in your base $249 a month subscription with no setup fees. Use the voter file for email outreach, phone banking and door-to-door canvassing and identify likely voters by filtering voting history. Add-ons are available with donor modelling and social intelligence. Use our easy tuft cutter to map target voters and print walk lists. You can also import any voter data you like, such as IDs from the VAN, and use cutting-edge tools to maximize your outreach efforts.
Social media management
Social media sharing is a big part of NationBuilder, with recruiting pages, leaderboards for your biggest social media supporters, and share buttons on most of your pages. Track public social media activity related to your efforts and manage unlimited Twitter and Facebook pages from your dashboard. Prospects and supporters from Twitter and Facebook are automatically imported into your database for follow-up, and you can interact with social media supporters and review historical contacts right from the NationBuilder dashboard. New members can quickly find and follow their contacts from Facebook and Twitter.
NationBuilder takes your email lists and puts them to work for your actions. Import email contacts and supporters and easily create professional, affordable mass emails. NationBuilder automatically creates a text version of your HTML emails to ensure high delivery rates, and gives you actionable intelligence on who’s opening your messages and which links they are clicking on. You can easily log results of your email campaigns, and target messaging to your strongest supporters.
Volunteer recruitment and management
Recruit volunteers and track their activities. Your NationBuilder dashboard includes contact histories and rich profiles and activity histories for all members.
Point people and autoresponses
When members log in, they’ll see their point person’s profile and contact information right away. Customizable email autoresponses also ensure that active members of your nation get a quick and personal response to any activity.
Text marketing and GOTV
NationBuilder has a built-in text blasting service that allows you to harness the power of mobile. Allow members to text to join your nation, sign a petition or RSVP for an event. Mass text volunteers for rapid response. Collect mobile numbers for all of your members and keep them up to date. HOVER ON IMAGE BELOW
Accept credit cards and set up custom donation pages and tracking right away. There’s no need for a merchant account, and you can set up a site and be taking donations or selling union-made goods in the same day. NationBuilder integrates with Democracy Engine, PayPal, Authorize.net, ActBlue and more. Measure donor response rates to your email campaigns with custom tracking codes and keep track of pledges and daily, monthly and quarterly fundraising with convenient dashboard analytics.
Clean, flexible websites and blogs
NationBuilder has several flexible official themes that will help you set up a basic site with blogs, action pages, featured endorsements and volunteer signup forms quickly and easily. If you want something more, the templates can easily be customized by your in-house designer and our consulting network can provide everything from basic implementations and customization to high-end unique designs on our world-class content management system. NationBuilder’s consulting network supports customers across the ideological spectrum and at a wide range of funding levels. Our full web design suite is included in your account as a standard feature.
Leaderboards, gamification and your own participation currency
Customize public leaderboards for top commenters, social media supporters and other fans and friends of your efforts. Your supporters can earn and spend “participation credits” for spreading the word about your site on Twitter and Facebook and recruiting new signups.
Event RSVPs and promotion
NationBuilder supports free events and fundraisers, with tight integration with Facebook, including adding all RSVPs to your database of contacts and supporters.
Customize your event pages with photos and share a public map of all upcoming events and sell tickets to your guests. NationBuilder automatically prompts social media sharing when your supporters register for an event.
Forget letting Facebook and Google grab random snippets of text from your pages to represent your campaign. Customize key search engine and social media sharing text either at the page level or from your dashboard. Tailor your tweets as well as what people find in search results. Start your 14-day free trial now.