Just when you thought an anti bullying campaign couldn’t get any better, celebrities jumped on board to help with anti bully campaigns across the globe. Many of the celebrities you know by name have joined forces and participate and several different anti bullying campaigns. A few anti bully campaign celebrities you may know by name include Kelly Clarkson, Jojo, Jon Bon Jovi, Billy Joel, Bette Midler, Celine Dion, Metallica, Demi Lovato, Pitbull, and David Guetta just to name a few. Want to start your own anti bully campaign? There are many different ways that you can start your own anti bullying campaign and get celebrities to join forces with you and your cause!
Research & Examples
Before you jump on the bandwagon and create your own campaign, you need to take the time to research and see what other campaigns have going on. One popular anti bullying campaign is STOMP Out Bullying. This campaign was created in 2005 and its primary focus is reducing bullying and preventing it. Celebrities that participate in this campaign include Ellen DeGeneres, Faith Hill, John Cusack, Sugarland, Nickelback, and Naturally 7.
While you conduct your research, take as many notes as possible. You can use these notes later to help you create your campaign and build a foundation. You will benefit greatly from keeping a folder with all of your campaign information. This folder should only be used for your campaign and kept in a safe place.
One great way to get a handle on your anti bullying campaign is to stay organized. If you are not organized, your campaign may never get off of the ground and have the success you desire. Gather all of the information about bullying and create documents about the campaign topic. The more you know about your campaign and the direction it’s going, the more you can help people.
Networking is another great way to spread the word about your campaign and gain supporters. Supporters are essential in campaign matters because they are what makes a campaign. Without supporters, running a successful campaign will be difficult. Once you create a website, you will have many different methods of networking you can use to help you gain supporters.
Create a Website
Before you create a website, there are several things that you need to consider. Like everything else in life, you need to plan how you want your website to be and what you would like for it to look like. Creating a website takes a lot of time and effort. For this reason, you need to make sure you create a blueprint for your website. If you are not computer savvy, you can hire someone to help you get your website off of the ground and headed in the right direction.
You need to make sure your website has the perfect design, theme, and sends a clear message. As far as the design is concerned, it should be simple. Although it doesn’t have to be plain, you do not want to make it too complex and add too many different colors. The theme should match the design. Whichever colors you use in the design, the theme needs to match. You can mix and match colors for the theme but make sure they can co-exist without clashing or drawing attention from your website. As far as your campaign message is concerned, it needs to be concise and to the point. In this instance, you may want to create a unique slogan that people can use to identify your campaign. You need to make sure you have a message that everyone will notice, and you should put it on your homepage. The message of a campaign is important and it is something that many supporters will look for.
Making People Aware
The job of your anti bullying campaign is to inform people about bullying and make them aware of the things that are going on in schools and other places they may not know about. Your campaign needs to open the eyes of everyone and not just the people in your family, school, job, or community.
The only way to make sure people are aware is by providing them with factual information that is beneficial to the reader. The more information you provide, the better you will be able to manage your campaign and offer help. There are many different ways that you can make people aware of your campaign.
One way to get your campaign noticed is to post flyers around your neighborhood, church, school, and place of business. The more places you post flyers, the better chance you have of gaining supporters.
Creating a Social Media Page
Another great way to spread the word about your campaign is by creating a social media page. Whether you decide to create a Facebook page or a Twitter account, you need a way to interact with the world through your campaign, and social media is the best way to go. Not only can you interact with your supporters, you can keep everyone current on the new things your campaign is doing and the things your campaign is involved in. You will be surprised at how many people are willing to show up at your events to help.
Working with Partners
Working with partners is a great way to gain new supporters and network with others. There are many different anti bullying campaigns, so the chances are, you will have a lot of people to work with. Not only can you expand your supporting base, you can exchange information and learn new things.
Relate to Your Supporters
9 times out of 10, most, if not all of your supporters have a story to tell about bullying. One of the best ways to interact and relate to your supporters is to share your personal story with them and discuss why you started an anti bully campaign. Everyone loves stories, and they need to have a purpose. When you discuss bullying and other matters that pertain to bullying with your supporters, it is a way of sharing things on a more personal level. The more you are able to relate to your supporters, the better your campaign will be.
The more motivated you are, the better things will go. Creating and running a campaign is more involved than a lot of people think. To successfully run a campaign, you need to be dedicated and devoted to your campaign and its cause. A successful campaign is not created overnight. Some campaigns take months, even years to create and get up and running. This is one essential factor that you need to keep in mind when you are considering starting a campaign. Without motivation, your campaign will quickly falter. It will be in your best interest to have people around you who are just as motivated as you are about anti bullying.
Have Realistic Goals
When you have a campaign, you need to have goals, and they need to be realistic. Too often, people create campaigns with unrealistic goals. Setting goals that are not realistic is the quickest way to lose motivation and become discouraged. Goals that are realistic are reasonable and have a chance of being met. It will be in your best interest to create short-term and long term goals. Both of these goals will help you stay on track with your campaign and keep things current.
Strategies are a good thing to have when campaigns are involved. In this instance, you need to have at least 3 strategies for your campaign. It will be in your best interest to have this many strategies in case one or two of them fall through and nothing ever becomes of them. You always need a few backups and plans just in case there are any mishaps.
Nothing sings and presents success better than a confident campaign advisor. When you are confident, you stand behind your campaign and cause, and your supporters will follow. As long as you are confident about your campaign and the direction it’s going in, you have nothing to worry about.
Above anything else, you need to make sure that you remain focused. Setting up a campaign involves many different steps and it is easy to be side-tracked and get distracted. As long as you stay focused, you will be able to get a lot of things done within your campaign. When you are focused, you creativity can flow like never before!
Try New Things
When it comes to your anti bully campaign, you should not be afraid to try new things. If your campaign remains the same, many of your supporters will lose interest because it is not exciting because there is nothing new. Your campaign needs to be current and exciting. The more interactive with your supporters the campaign is, the better chance you have of keeping your current supporters and gaining new ones. When it comes to trying new things, there are not any limits! This is a great time to use your creativity and let people know the real deal about bullying.