Internal comms

January 15, 2015 #CommsChat with the IoIC

New Institute of Internal Communication research reveals there are now over 45,000 people working in internal communication in the UK. What has brought this about, and what are the implications for practitioners and their employers? Are organisations benefiting from the full potential of this workforce? There are over 45,000 people working in internal communication in […]

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August 12, 2014 #CommsChat on travel and tourism

It’s almost the end of summer and like us, you’re probably on holiday or wishing you were. In honour of that, we’re running a #CommsChat all about the tourism sector. Tourism employs six times more people, globally, than does automotive manufacturing and in a lot of countries, is the primary contributor to GDP. We’ll announce […]

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April 29, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on #thebigyak pt. 1 of 3

Monday’s #CommsChat featured a look at unconferences, the latest topics in #IC and a preview of the upcoming #thebigyak. @TheICCrowd‘s 2013 big event drew almost 200 internal communicators to London’s eBay campus to discuss the issues affecting internal communications. Back for a second year, #thebigyak will take place on 28 June, location TBA. The discussion […]

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April 24, 2014 #CommsChat on #thebigyak

Last year, @TheICCrowd ran a phenomenally successful unconference for internal comms professionals on a sunny Saturday in June. #thebigyak drew together hordes of IC folk who discussed everything from video and gamification to engaging frontline employees to budgeting and strategy. This year, the programme is back with what is poised to be even bigger (yakkier) […]

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February 3, 2014 #CommsChat on language and tone of voice

This week, we’ll be joined by Bee from (@TheWriter) who will discuss the value of tone of voice and its relationship to a company’s internal culture. Areas of discussion will include: What is tone of voice and why is it important? How can a company develop its tone of voice internally and externally? How can […]

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January 28, 2014 Transcript of #CommsChat on crowdsourcing

Last week on #CommsChat, we had an interesting debate on crowdsourcing. Some proposed its use solely for internal purposes, others lauded prominent PR campaigns that employed crowdsourcing. Whichever side you take, do take a look at some of the points made throughout the hour:  ‏@jgombita I think if the campaign is “ideas” issues-based (for example, corporate […]

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January 27, 2014 #CommsChat on crowdsourcing

This week’s #CommsChat will look at the trend that’s been all the rage for branding, fundraising and public opinion research, among other things: Crowdsourcing. Topics below:   What are the benefits of crowdsourcing, as a brand? Disadvantages? In what ways can crowdsourcing be used (#rebrand, fundraising, research, etc)? Can crowdsourcing be a useful PR tool? […]

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January 7, 2014 Predictions for 2014

Hello #Commschat-ers and welcome back to the Twittersphere. It’s a new year and we’re looking ahead to what the coming months will hold in the world of comms. Join us as we chat about trends, predictions and what you hope to see from 2014. Content was the word of the year in 2013. Why? What […]

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November 19, 2013 CommsChat on video and internal comms

This week on #CommsChat, we’ll take a look at the uses of video for reaching an internal audience. There are many interesting uses of video for IC – often used by companies trying to explain a complex topic or reach a widespread audience. We’ll be joined by IVCA CEO Marco Forgione (@MarcoIVCA) and another guest […]

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September 24, 2013 #CommsChat with Share This Too authors

This week, we were joined by a roster of authors and editors from the Share This Too project. We discussed social media’s role in PR, PR’s role in communications and the ever-changing nature of digital technology. Take a look at some tweets from our compelling hour below:  ‏@AllthingsIC A4) Plus: Adapt, evolve and be open to […]

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