How to create a successful petition
Having an idea, create a petition and send it – that’s tempting, but unfortunately hardly ever results in the desired effects. It is worth sitting down and thinking about it before starting a petition. Depending on your topic and concerns, a petition might take up a lot of your time and rarely goes like a clockwork. External circumstances might change and you should be prepared for surprises. This is why we recommend to elaborate a strategy, starting with the date of publication and a successful action plan. Here you can find a list of the most important steps leading to a successful petition.
5) Collect signatures – the crucial phase
a) Prepare material – videos and sharepics
b) Spread the news – use the internet to your advantage
c) Commitment – don’t neglect the offline world
d) Public Relations – generate attention
e) Dialogue – Contact decision-makers