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July 2, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on niche sectors

Last week, @ncardwell led a discussion about communications in niche sectors. The chat explored the challenges that communicators face in these sectors and the way that companies perceive communications. Some highlighted tweets are below.   @ncardwell T1: Comms people bring a fresh perspective but, most importantly, our experience and confidence in communicating to niche sectors @DanielArda A1) […]

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June 25, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on video content

Last week’s chat examined the importance of video to brand communications and the use of different social video tools. Some highlighted tweets: @ncardwell Photos convey an end result, videos can show a process. I think this can add to integrity of brand communications? @jarrodwilliams the question should really be, does vine have longevity? video content is essential, […]

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June 24, 2013 #CommsChat on online video content

Last week, Facebook announced that Instagram would feature a new video platform to enable the sharing of 15-second clips. Some may see this as a counter to Twitter’s Vine, others as the gradual take up of video content by social sites, still more as an attempt to monetise the behemoth photo-sharing site. Tonight on #CommsChat […]

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June 13, 2013 #CommsChat on IC with the big yak

On 21 June, 180 internal communications professionals will descend on Richmond to attend the big yak, the IC Crowd‘s first unconference. “The agenda is set by you,” The IC Crowd says, “In true unconference (or free-to-attend conference if you prefer that name) style, you decide what the topics are and we will pull together the […]

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June 11, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on blogger outreach

Last week, joined by @hughforth from @theinkybee and @forthmetrics, #CommsChat explored the wide world of blogs. Blogging, as we learned, has a variety of manifestations and can benefit a business in intriguing ways. Check out some of the highlighted tweets from the hour: hughforth 2 Earned media = Trust. Blogs have become a key consumer point of research […]

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May 21, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat with IoIC

Last week, we were joined by IoIC president, Suzanne Peck. We discussed anything and everything IC and the 22-24 May IoIC annual conference (#IoICBristol13). If you missed out, hear what #CommsChat had to say about the future of internal communications. Some standout tweets: steve_murg The future holds whatever we want it to. Its up to us […]

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May 20, 2013 #CommsChat with the IoIC

The programme for the Institute of Internal Communication’s (IoIC) annual conference says, “Feeling empowered is what really engages and motivates an internal audience.” Through its conference programme, it seeks to address the question of engagement and the future of internal communications. The conference takes place this week in Bristol and will bring together the brightest […]

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May 14, 2013 Transcript of #CommsChat on cyber security

Last week, we were joined by now-frequent #Commschat-er Chris Woods, head of digital at Hanover. We discussed the growing threat of cyber security and its potential impact on business. Some topics covered include how hacks are handled internally, what steps are taken to protect a company’s digital assets and the reputational impact of cyber security. […]

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May 9, 2013 #Commschat on cyber security

Cyber security has become a serious issue for everyone from a Facebook account holder to a small business to the armed forces. Twitter is especially prone to hacks, both serious and humorous. Regardless of the severity, maintaining security on social media and in digital communications can impact an organisation’s reputation. Chris Woods, digital director from […]

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April 11, 2013 #CommsChat on breaking bad news and crisis comms

Last week, the news that Lady Margaret Thatcher spread across the internet within minutes. Governments must and do have extensive mechanisms for breaking news such as this. Indeed spokesmen confirmed the rumours from the Ritz Hotel, where Thatcher had been staying. Companies also need or have mechanisms for spreading news, good or bad. The threat […]

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