#CommsChat on PR and campaigns in travel and tourism

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This week on #CommsChat, given the holiday season, we will explore travel and tourism campaigns, and the importance of good PR in ensuring these are a success. We will look at effective and ineffective campaign strategy. why PR is so integral to the travel industry, and the impact of digital on attracting visitors to destinations.

See the topics here:

  • What are some examples of effective travel campaigns?
  • What are some examples of ineffective travel campaigns?
  • Has there been a change in how the media views the tourist industry?
  • Has the travel industry become more issue-led? Why?
  • Why is PR so important for the travel sector?

Join us! We tweet from @CommsChat and #CommsChat takes place from 8-9pm GMT. Anyone can take part in the discussion – simply follow the hashtag here or on Twitter. If you can’t make the chat or would like to revisit it, a transcript will be posted to Storify on Tuesday morning. We’d love to hear your suggestions for future topics – please get in touch with Amy at amy.sandys@communicatemagazine.co.uk or on Twitter with any ideas.

 

#CommsChat on writing skills for IC

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This week on #CommsChat we throw a spotlight on how important good writing skills are for effective internal communication. With Helen Deverell (@helendeverell), and Rachel Miller, (@AllthingsIC), we will explore the value of writing, its effectiveness in improving internal communications – and whether alternatives might be just as valuable.

  • Is it important for communicators to be good writers? Why?
  • Can writing skills be taught or is it an innate skill?
  • Does the desire for more authentic communications diminish the need for writing skills?
  • To be a good writer, do you need to be a good storyteller and vice versa? Why?
  • Are basic writing skills enough when communicating for different audiences and channels?

Join us! We tweet from @CommsChat and #CommsChat takes place from 8-9pm GMT. Anyone can take part in the discussion – simply follow the hashtag here or on Twitter. If you can’t make the chat or would like to revisit it, a transcript will be posted to Storify on Tuesday morning. We’d love to hear your suggestions for future topics – please get in touch with Amy at amy.sandys@communicatemagazine.co.uk or on Twitter with any ideas.

 

Transcript of #CommsChat on visualising internal communications

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#CommsChat on visualisation in internal communications

This week's chat

This week on #CommsChat we discuss the importance of visualisation in internal communications, and whether IC professionals should use methods other than text to get employees to notice important information.

See the topics here:

  • How do IC professionals get employees to notice important information?
  • What are the limits of traditional IC methods? Why?
  • Why do IC professionals focus on text, rather than imagery?
  • How could your organisation use visualisation to ensure employees take notice of important messages?
  • Which tools exist for organisations to visualise their internal messages?

Join us! We tweet from @CommsChat and #CommsChat takes place from 8-9pm GMT. Anyone can take part in the discussion – simply follow the hashtag here or on Twitter. If you can’t make the chat or would like to revisit it, a transcript will be posted to Storify on Tuesday morning. We’d love to hear your suggestions for future topics – please get in touch with Amy at amy.sandys@communicatemagazine.co.uk or on Twitter with any ideas.

 

Transcript of #CommsChat on the impact of Brexit on IC

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#CommsChat on IC in Brexit Britain

This week's chat

This week on #CommsChat we discuss the impact of the referendum on internal communicators. We will look at how Brexit Britain and the unprecedented result of the referendum may impact companies and organisations, and what IC professionals can do to mitigate the fallout in their organisations.
See the topics here:

  • What affect will Brexit have on internal communication?
  • What is the role of communicators in the post-Brexit environment?
  • How can communicators ensure workforces remain harmonious, given the contentious nature of the result?
  • Are there any key points post-referendum communicators should address?
  • What steps should communicators take to address queries fronted by EU citizens?

Join us! We tweet from @CommsChat and #CommsChat takes place from 8-9pm GMT. Anyone can take part in the discussion – simply follow the hashtag here or on Twitter. If you can’t make the chat or would like to revisit it, a transcript will be posted to Storify on Tuesday morning. We’d love to hear your suggestions for future topics – please get in touch with Amy at amy.sandys@communicatemagazine.co.uk or on Twitter with any ideas.