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The Most Effective Internal Communication Tools to Communicate Effectively On All Levels in 2019

Are you looking for the best internal communication tools, the most effective employee communication tools or the most popular internal communications software? We’ve compiled a list of the top internal communications tools for you! The modern workplace is evolving. With the rise of information technology, employees can now work from any location, making it essential for internal communicators to introduce innovative internal communications tools that strive to bolster employee engagement. [...]

By |September 25th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Toronto Events 2019: Come Play Corporate Snakes & Career Ladders

Are you an internal communications professional or a corporate communicator in Toronto searching for awesome Toronto events or workshops to help you become a better communicator? Have you been looking for a games workshop in Toronto or frantically resorting to Google to search for “toronto events” or “toronto upcoming events?” Well, we have good news for you, folks! We’re bringing you a FREE event in Toronto and it’s one of [...]

By |August 26th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Webinar Recap: Creating a Stellar Digital Workplace Using Internal Communication Tools

Ever wondered how AI, digital workplace technologies and the latest internal communication tools can help you boost employee engagement? Then this blog is for you! The modern workplace is evolving. With the rise of information technology, employees can now work from any location, making it integral for internal communicators to introduce innovative internal communication tools that strive to bolster employee engagement. But investing in the latest employee app or fancy [...]

By |April 15th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Office 365 Internal Comms Add-in for Mac: A Great Internal Comms Tool

With our new Office 365 internal comms add-in, life just got a whole lot easier for internal communicators around the world. ContactMonkey’s popular internal comms plugin is now available as a web add-in for Microsoft Outlook for Mac for Office 365, as well as Windows and Outlook Web App (OWA). Creating, sending, tracking and measuring emails in Outlook just got a whole lot easier. We have partnered with Microsoft to [...]

By |April 1st, 2019|product|

The Value of Creating a Strong Employer Brand: Monkey Business with Ashley Mayhew

In our Monkey Business series, we sit down with creative internal communications pros, employer brand experts, HR top-performers and email gurus to get the best tips and tricks to engage employees, fix your culture, and help you improve business performance. In recent years, with the rise of digital media, the importance of creating, maintaining and sustaining a stellar employer brand has increased significantly. It is now vital for companies to [...]

By |March 27th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Free Webinar: Digitizing the Workplace Using the Best Internal Communication Tools

The modern workplace is evolving. With the rise of information technology, employees can now work remotely, making it integral for internal communicators to introduce some of the best internal communication tools out there designed to streamline workflow and efficiency.    There are tons of great digital workplace tools that strive to bolster employee engagement. But which internal communication tools should you choose? Which digital workplace tools will actually increase your [...]

By |March 20th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Free Webinar: How to Create Awesome Internal Company Newsletters to Re-energize Your Workforce

Ever wished you could write and design flawless company newsletters that actually get read? Wondering how to make your employees swoon over your internal emails and employee newsletters?  Looking to facilitate two-way conversation with your employees via your newsletter? If you want your company newsletters to be effective and relatable enough to generate email opens (let alone engagement) you need to see your communications as pieces of content that need [...]

By |March 14th, 2019|Internal Communications|

How Internal Comms Can Play a Role in Employer Branding

In today’s digital age, maintaining a stellar employer brand is now more important than ever. But how can you work towards developing employer branding for your company? In this article, we talk about what employer branding is, why it’s important and how internal comms can develop a company’s employer branding. This blog is a guest post by Mike Lepis, Founder and Chief Strategy Officer at Vignette, The Employee Experience Agency®. [...]

By |March 13th, 2019|Internal Communications|

IABC Recap: How to Improve Internal Communication in an Organization Using the Power of Data

If you’re wondering how to improve internal communication in an organization, how to demonstrate the value of internal comms or how to get the CEO to really value your internal communications efforts, this blog is for you. Ever wondered how to improve internal communication in an organization using the power of data? Or perhaps you’re wondering how to demonstrate the value of internal comms in your organization. How do you [...]

By |March 7th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Webinar Recap: Improve Internal Communications Using Visual Storytelling

We recently held a webinar with Venngage, covering 8 hacks to improve internal communications through the power of visual storytelling. Here's a recap of the entire webinar.  Have you ever wondered if you could improve employee engagement at your company through the power of great visual design? Ever wish you could create aesthetically pleasing reports, presentations and employee newsletters without having to rely on a designer? Luckily for you, we’ve [...]

By |February 28th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Webinar Recap: Leveraging the Power of Stellar Content to Improve Employee Engagement

Ever wondered if you could improve employee engagement at your company through the power of amazing content? Are you constantly looking to up your internal comms game? Luckily for you, we’ve got your back.   We recently partnered with Davis and Company to put together a webinar titled, "Leveraging the Power of Stellar Content to Boost Employee Engagement.” We presented our hacks to a highly engaged audience, equipping them with 8 [...]

By |February 14th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Employee Surveys: Emoji Reactions, Pulse Surveys & Employee Comments for Internal Comms

Pulse Surveys are all the rage! With ContactMonkey’s email template builder, you can now gather employee feedback directly from your newsletter with pulse surveys, emoji reactions, and employee comments – all within Outlook or Gmail.  From our chats with clients and IC experts, one of the biggest goals for internal communicators on the way to stellar employee engagement is finding ways to efficiently collect feedback from employees.  You may be [...]

By |February 7th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Free Webinar: Simplify Your Internal Communications Using Visual Storytelling

As an internal comms pro, have you ever wondered if you could master the art of visual storytelling without having to rely on a designer? We live in a world of constant digital distractions where no one has time to read reams of content. It’s all about the power of visuals! You have 10 seconds to grab your audience’s attention and going visual is the way forward. Want to learn [...]

By |February 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|

PRESS RELEASE: WELCH, FRASER TAKE TOP HONOURS IN 2018-2019 GORILLA GAMES

We recently held The Gorilla Games competition, in partnership with Changing The Terms to kick-start the flow of internal communication thought leadership and encourage creativity within the internal comms industry. Our esteemed judges, also known as The Gorilla Troop, have read the submissions and reached a verdict. We're pleased to announce we received some stellar entries and are proud to name the creative winners who dared to dream big and [...]

By |January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|

Reflecting on the Changing Role of Internal Communication: Monkey Business with Rachel Miller

In our Monkey Business series, we sit down with creative internal communications pros, HR top-performers and email gurus to get the best tips and tricks to engage employees, fix your culture, discuss the role of internal communication and help you improve business performance. The role of internal communication is changing rapidly. With the introduction of new technological tools and the growing importance of measuring an organization’s internal communications, IC pros [...]

By |January 30th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Internal Communications Plan: Create An Internal Comms Plan in 5 Steps

Are you looking to create a solid internal communications plan? Looking for internal communication templates to create a business communication plan? Use our step-by-step guide to help you create a stellar corporate communications plan or internal communication strategy using our 5 step formula! Taking a step back and reassessing your current internal communication plan & internal communication strategy is an essential part of building an actually successful new internal comms [...]

By |January 29th, 2019|Internal Communications|

The Best Internal Communications Conferences You Must Attend in 2019

We've made a list of the best internal communications conferences happening in 2019. Learn the latest communication best practices from some of the biggest influencers and changemakers within the internal comms field. Save the date and book your flights for the top 14 internal communications conferences for 2019! If you’re wondering how to expand your skills, learn about the latest internal comms trends or expand your own internal communications consultancy, [...]

By |January 18th, 2019|Internal Communications|

Free Webinar: How to Leverage the Power of Stellar Content to Boost Employee Engagement

Has "content" become a bit of a buzzword? Unfortunately yes. Is it, however, super important in your internal comms strategy? You bet! If you want your internal comms to be effective, entertaining, and relatable enough to generate email opens (let alone engagement) you need to see your communications as pieces of content that need to be informational, easy to consume, and entertaining. Join our upcoming webinar to learn how [...]

By |January 9th, 2019|Internal Communications|

New Year Resolutions for IC Pros: Internal Communication Best Practices for 2019

Happy New Year, internal comms pros! As part of your professional new year resolutions, have you had a chance to think about adopting some internal communication best practices for 2019? The new year brings with it a renewed sense of vigour and determination. We make personal goals, such as hitting the gym 5 days a week or practicing yoga every day. And we make professional goals. If [...]

By |January 3rd, 2019|best practice, industry trends, Internal Communications|

4 Groundbreaking Internal Communications Lessons from 2018

2018 left us many important internal communications lessons -- let's see what lessons we can build on top of these before we leave the past behind.  Happy new year! With 2018 behind us, there's no better time to embrace the old adage of "out with the old and in with the new!" A new year represents a new way to change old habits and embrace news ones: finally embracing cardio [...]

By |January 2nd, 2019|email tips, industry trends, Internal Communications|

Boost Employee Engagement During the Holiday Season: 5 Tips for Comms Pros

Ever wondered how to boost employee engagement during the busiest time of the year? As an internal comms pro, you’ll know that coming up with New Year and Christmas messages that resonate with employees during the holiday season requires tons of planning and work. But you can choose to look at it differently. After all, everyone’s already in the holiday spirit, and if you can somehow learn to leverage this [...]

By |December 18th, 2018|best practice, industry trends, Internal Communications|

How to Deploy Internal Comms Storytelling Within Your Employee Newsletters

Have you ever thought about utilizing internal comms storytelling effectively to make your employee newsletters compelling? Don’t you love reading email newsletters that draw you in? Whether it’s the clever use of witty language within each email or outstanding employee newsletter design design, the key to a good email newsletter lies in being able to effectively master the art of internal comms storytelling. When it comes to crafting a stellar [...]

By |December 12th, 2018|best practice, email tips, Internal Communications|