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March 3, 2016 #CommsChat on comms in the public sector

This week, we’ll look at communications in the public sector with our guest Amanda Coleman (@amandacomms), head of corporate communications at Greater Manchester Police. We’ll look at the challenges and the opportunities associated with working as a communications professional in the public sector. ​What makes comms in the public sector unique? Who is your audience? What does […]

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February 29, 2016 #CommsChat on corporate video and visual comms

As the deadline for the EVCOM Screen Awards approaches, we’re joined by EVCOM chairman, Steve Garvey (@EVCOMUK) in a discussion around video and corporate communications. We will share the best techniques for integrating video into your B2B comms strategy. How can you ensure that video is effectively integrated into your comms strategy?​ How does B2B video differ from […]

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February 23, 2016 Transcript of #CommsChat on charity comms

Last night we chatted about communications in the third sector, and we were happy to be joined by Emma Wilson, senior communications officer at The Children’s Society. We spoke about the challenge of working with an often restricted budget, and we explored the importance of communications to charities and non-profits and the work that they do. Here […]

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February 12, 2016 #CommsChat on video and IC

Next week on #CommsChat we’re joined by Buto (@ButoVideo), the enterprise video platform, as we look at the ways in which video can be used to supplement IC strategies. How can organisations make the most of this effective, modern medium? Why has video become more popular as a tool for internal communicators? What are the […]

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February 5, 2016 #CommsChat on IC and social

This week on #CommsChat we’re looking at the role of social in internal comms. We want to know if your organisation uses social and whether social media is an effective tool for engaging staff within an organisation. How can social benefit an IC strategy? How do social media comms differ to traditional methods? Do employees want to […]

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February 1, 2016 #CommsChat on the gender pay gap

This week on #CommsChat we’ll discuss the status of gender equality in the comms industry. We want to know whether you think there’s an issue and, if so, how it can be resolved. Topics up for discussion: Is the gender pay gap a problem in comms? Is gender discrimination something you have experienced in your […]

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January 20, 2016 #CommsChat on crowdfunding

With sites like CrowdCube and Seedrs pioneering a new type of business model, what does crowdfunding mean for communicators? Is this a new breed of stakeholder? How do we communicate with them? Topics below: Why has crowdfunding become such a popular option for business owners? Why do people get involved in crowdfunding projects? What, if anything, […]

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January 16, 2016 #CommsChat on employer branding

Next week on #CommsChat we will look at employer branding, its purpose and how to implement one in your own organisation. We want to help communicators navigate this potentially difficult area. Topics up for discussion include: ​Do you need an employer brand? How do you measure your employer brand strategy? How do you ensure a […]

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January 12, 2016 Transcript of #CommsChat on communications trends in 2016

This week we were joined by John Brown, head of engagement at Hotwire PR, as we spoke about trends likely to affect the industry in 2016. We looked at the ongoing impact of technology and reaffirmed some classic comms lessons. Read some of our predictions here: @JeremySinger1 @CommsChat Ditching cringeworthy buzzwords in external comms and client meetings. […]

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January 6, 2016 #CommsChat on communications trends in 2016

This week on #CommsChat, John Brown (@brownbare), head of engagement at Hotwire PR, will help us decipher and unravel some of the trends likely to go mainstream in 2016. We will look at the factors affecting our industry and will aim to separate the fads from the practises that are here to stay. What are […]

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