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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 communicator, you’ll know that coming up with New Year and Holiday 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 [...]

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 [...]

6 Tips to Build a Solid Internal Communication Plan

Ever thought about building a solid internal communication plan? Or are you looking for an internal communication template to help with your planning? This is important to consider in today's world of digital disruption. Never have internal communicators had so many channels available to them. Whether it's an employee collaboration tool like Workplace by Facebook [...]

Top 12 Design Tools for Internal Communications Pros

Are you looking for the best internal communication tools or the most effective employee communication tools that will help you design beautiful visuals without relying on a designer? Then this blog is for you! As an internal communications pro, have you ever wished you had access to design tools that’ll enable you to no longer rely [...]

The Worst Mail Merge Fails (and How to Fix Them)

From the bad to the downright embarrassing, we’ve compiled a list of some of the worst mail merge fails we’ve ever seen. Why? Because it’s hilarious, but also because before we show you how to fix the problem, it’s important to see how bad some mail merge issues can really get. We get it, sending [...]

Webinar Recap: Unleashing Your Inner Rebel In Internal Comms

What does it mean to be a rebel at work or a rebel within internal comms? That's the question we set out to answer during our most recent live webinar with Communications expert, Advita Patel. Advita has over 14 years of experience in Internal Communications and Transformational Change and has worked in a variety of [...]

How to Optimize Your Sales Team’s Professional Selling Skills

If you're a business owner, you know how imperative it is to get the most out of your sales team in order to maximize key business results. This is especially pertinent today as the sales process has become much more challenging, evolving with the needs of buyers over the years.  In order to do this, however, leaders [...]

Employee Experience: The Importance of Treating your Employees Like Customers

If you’ve spent any time in business you know about the importance of customer experience as a way to retain customers, reduce churn rates, and attract new customers. Similarly, in recent years top-performing companies have turned that kind of attention inwards. They’ve identified employee experience as a way to retain talent, make employees happy, attract new recruits, [...]

How to Unleash Your Inner Rebel in Your Internal Comms (Free Webinar)

Internal communications is an important department in any top-performing organization. You know that, we know that. However, there seems to be a disconnect between how internal communicators see themselves and how the rest of the organization perceives them. As we've covered before, some see IC as email proofreaders or party planners. This inaccurate perception hurts the influence [...]

3 Internal Communication Campaigns to Re-Energize Your Employee Engagement Strategy

Looking for inspiration to launch a stellar internal communication campaign? In this blog, we're examining 3 unique internal communication campaigns so that you're able to re-energize your employees and shine as an internal comms pro!  Are you thinking of creating a new internal communication campaign to boost employee engagement? Or perhaps your marketing department is [...]

FREE Webinar: Leveraging the Power of Internal Comms in an Era of Disruption

We are living in a digitally disruptive world. It’s pretty noisy out there! The only constant lately seems to be change. Whether it's the external environment of heightened anxiety around social and political issues, or internal organizational environments that are dealing with the impact of technology, demographics and globalization, disruption is all around us.  Which [...]

10 Must-Read Internal Communications Books for Internal Comms Pros for 2020

Finding compelling communication books to add to your fall reading list ain’t no easy task! In this blog, we've listed 10 of the best internal communications books to help you boost employee engagement within your organization. While some of the books are designed specifically for internal communications professionals, other books are written for a marketing [...]

Using Video for Internal Communications to Boost Employee Satisfaction

In this blog, we discuss why you should use video for internal communications to boost employee satisfaction. We also talk about 6 effective types of internal communications videos you can deploy to up your comms game.  Since the dawn of time, humans have been drawn to visual messages. It therefore goes without saying that having [...]

How to Delay Sending an Email in Gmail

I get it. You're wondering how to delay sending an email in Gmail. You're looking to save time and be more productive. It seems like you're always playing catch-up with your inbox. No matter how hard you work, there are always new leads to contact, new messages to send, and updates you must deliver. Wouldn't [...]

How to Write a Sales Email in 2019 (With Examples!)

No one was born knowing how to write a sales email. My sales email cold call templates were so dry, the Sahara looked like a water park in comparison. I was blissfully unaware—and wasting a lot of time and potential leads! Until one day… ...when I started to receive bland, no-salt-added sales pitch sales emails [...]