Learn more about direct lobbying in the Boundless open textbook.
Lobbying: The Basics - CT Association of Nonprofits
Tips on targeting legislators and elected officials and making your nonprofit's voice heard.
7 Hardball Lobbying Strategies - The NonProfit Times
Even though lobbying is a potential minefield for nonprofit organizations, they still can make efforts to influence legislative action. Advocacy need not be unvarnished lobbying.
Lobbying Tips - American Humanist
This brief guide will prepare you for a lobby visit with your member of Congress. Lobbying is not necessarily hard, nor time consuming, but it pays to know what to expect and to have a good plan. Although this manual discusses lobbying members of Congress, most of the material here could be used to lobby local and state elected officials as well.
Legislative and Executive Branch Lobbying Strategy and Implementation - Mcdermott Plus
When clients are faced with laws or regulatory changes that raise barriers to market entry, challenge business efficiency or viability, threaten to reduce rates of return for investments, or slow customer adoption of health items or services, they turn to McDermottPlus to craft and implement lobbying strategies that advance preferred solutions.
Lobbying 101: Getting Ready to Lobby - National Trust for Historic Preservation
The Getting Ready for Lobbying section of Lobbying 101.
The Truth About Lobbying: 10 Ways Big Business Controls Government - Politics - The Guardian
Tamasin Cave and Andy Rowell: From trying to stop plain packaging on cigarettes to pushing through HS2 and opening the countryside to fracking, big business employs lobbying companies to persuade government to meet their interests. But what are the tricks of their trade?
How to Lobby Politicians: 6 Steps (with Pictures) - WikiHow
How to Lobby Politicians. We all lobby at some time or other, whether we notice it our not. Examples could be persuading friends to meet us at the mall or in the city, persuading people to buy our goods or services, etc.
Direct lobbying in the United States - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Direct lobbying in the United States are methods used by lobbyists to influence United States legislative bodies. Interest groups from many sectors spend billions of dollars on lobbying.