Top 2021 internal communication trends

PR Daily

And yet the prospect of a new year—even with a frightening pandemic still very much in high gear—offers a bit of hope for communicators around the world. 2021 should be centered on employee health and wellness—but how well you communicate offerings can make or break your efforts.

Technology special feature for communicators

PR Daily

Communicators must continue to adapt to the changing needs of the workplace—from communicating to a dispersed workforce to fostering collaboration—and measuring your efforts. Arm yourself with the most effective technology suited to your needs to reach your communications goals in 2021.

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How employee communications technologies are enabling ‘continuous listening’

PR Daily

Dramatically increased interaction on real-time connectivity platforms lets communicators collect vital data on the workforce’s state of mind. COVID-19 and the rise of remote work has forced the rapid adoption of these workgroup-communications technologies.

How internal communications will change again in 2021

PR Daily

Given the trends, we may expect more weirdness and continued challenges for corporate communicators and employees alike. Evolving crises, changing plans, and executive decisions will have to be made, coordinated and communicated quickly. Think multi-channel and measured.

Why Your Technology Company Needs PR

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

A high-impact PR program can be a technology company’s greatest asset – provided it’s well conceived and skillfully executed. Yet even if the PR program is executed internally, public relations and influencer marketing can help put a tech company on the map. For a more mature technology business, they can help build a competitive advantage. The typical B2B technology customer is an educated buyer who may research his purchase for weeks or months.

Worst PR Technology Nightmares

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Most are used for internal and external communications, and they work well. If anything, technology tools allow mistakes to travel faster and further then ever before. Here are some of the worst technology “horror stories” experienced by our team or by colleagues who wish to remain anonymous. The post Worst PR Technology Nightmares appeared first on Crenshaw Communications.

5 Ways to Improve Internal Communication

Cision

It details a multi-country, multi-industry survey examining how successfully businesses communicate across their organizations. Because it describes the extent that we’re effectively able to communicate with employees about how important they are to the company (job dimension), why we’re positioning ourselves in the market (strategy dimension) and the employee’s purpose and career progression within the organization (market dimension). Communicate continuously.

PR And Communications Trends For 2021

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The year of COVID-19, Black Lives Matter, assorted climate disasters, and a historically divisive presidential contest has accelerated existing trends and opened up new ones for professional communicators. Marketing and corporate communications will overlap.

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5 Ways To Raise Your Internal PR Game

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Earlier this week, we made the case for raising your internal PR game. The technological and social changes over the past few years have both made internal communications more important, and also opened up opportunities to revolutionize it. Still, companies are dragging their feet in this aspect of corporate communications. 5 ways to raise internal PR standards. Consider technology tools. Omni-directional communications.

Consumer brands must tap technology to stay relevant post-pandemic

PR Daily

One way to do so is by tapping into technology, and we already are seeing this success exemplified through brands that have developed a hybrid approach that mixes traditional with digital. FREE DOWNLOAD: 2019 Internal Communications Measurement Survey Results ]. For those of us in Communications, these examples present a couple important lessons to apply to our day-to-day as we also adapt to the new normal: 1.

Why can’t employee communications be exciting?

PR Daily

PepsiCo Foods’ Joan Cetera chips away at outdated notions of internal comms. The pandemic has permeated everything we do in the communications department.”. RELATED: Join Ragan's Communications Leadership Council, exclusively for leaders in employee and internal communications ].

Monday Roundup: Internal Communications

Waxing UnLyrical

Like most things in life, communication starts in your own backyard. It’s impossible to communicate your brand’s value and mission to the general public without first communicating it well internally. So how can you gain cohesiveness in your organization through internal communications? The new ‘ABCs’ of Internal Communication: 3 steps to becoming a business communicator. The case for internal communications.

Is technology killing employee communications?

Communications Conversations

Two-fifths (42 percent) report missing critical information necessary to do their job caused by ineffective communication tools, with nearly half saying this was at least a weekly frustration. I believe a big reason employees are using words like this to describe corporate communications is simple: There’s simply much technology. And, the technology they are using isn’t easy to use. Internal social media tools (Yammer). Internal screens.

Corporate communicators struggling with internal measurement—here are the obstacles

Agility PR Solutions

A large majority (84 percent) of communicators want to implement some form of measurement to determine employee engagement, but they say they often lack the budget and technological resources to do so, according to new research from internal email comms firm PoliteMail Software. The post Corporate communicators struggling with internal measurement—here are the obstacles appeared first on Agility PR Solutions.

Crafting snappy internal comms emails: if you want it to stick, make it quick

PR Daily

Would you say your internal emails spark rich conversation—or are they more of an aggravation? Email is often viewed as a perfunctory exercise of modern business communication. RELATED: Join us for our virtual Business Fluency Boot Camp for Communicators ].

‘Messy is the new credibility’: How to communicate in a noisy world

PR Daily

Kristin Graham sees a new paradigm shift that will lift all communicators. She just left her powerful role as Principal of Culture & Communications at Amazon to launch a consultancy to help organizations and business professionals improve communication and productivity.

We Can Control Our Communications Technology Destiny

PRSay

9 at the PRSA 2017 International Conference in Boston. Companies all around the world are met with the difficult task of effectively communicating with and engaging their employees, customers and other constituents. As technology has evolved and offered us as practitioners in the PR profession new ways of doing our work, communications should be getting easier and more engaging. 9 at this year’s PRSA 2017 International Conference in Boston.

$100 Million M&A for Internal Comms Tool: What’s Older is Still News in Marchlyjunetember [PR Tech Sum]

Sword and the Script

Internal comms tool SocialChorus acquired by a PE firm; Burton-Taylor digs up revenue numbers; Nexis Newsdesk Simplifies news search; Propel adds broadcast monitoring Welcome to the beginning of September.

Join us at Facebook HQ for the latest internal comms strategies

PR Daily

Communicators at Facebook place this principle at the forefront of everything they do—and they want to share their strategies with you. Join them at their Menlo Park, California headquarters for the Internal Communications & Employee Engagement Summit at Facebook , July 30–31. Take advantage of the latest tools and technology available to communicators. The post Join us at Facebook HQ for the latest internal comms strategies appeared first on PR Daily.

Chats with Chip: Ryan Williams on Internal Communications and Measurement

Media Bullseye

The most recent episode of Chats with Chip featured a conversation about internal communications and measurement with Ryan Williams , a partner with Tekara Effectiveness. Ryan, who has 20 years of experience in this field, illuminated trends, difficulties, and advantages of formulating a regular plan to measure and implement internal communication tactics. Despite the positives of internal communications strategies, Ryan recognizes the difficulties.

Announcing Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards finalists

PR Daily

This past year has had its share of crises and obstacles—and internal communications was not spared. Entrants in Ragan’s Employee Communications Awards never cease to amaze, though. We received a flurry of incredible internal communications work from the past year.

Addressing diversity through mentorship and better communication

PR Daily

Communicators can help their organizations have difficult conversations by being facilitators, creating safe forums, and by investing in mentorship programs. Courtney Newell, founder and CEO of Crowned Marketing and Communication s, says that the first step is owning past missteps. It’s important for communications not to play it safe or to shy away from the messages that consumers are looking for in this cultural moment. Diverse communications are paramount.

Creating an internal task force around return to the workplace

PR Daily

A look at how communicators are navigating this complex issue. Whether a percentage of your workforce has returned to the office, or will remain remote in the short or long-term, this is an issue that employees have questions around—and you need to be prepared to answer.Regardless of your organization’s timetable to returning to the physical office, waiting to create an internal task force on this issue is not recommend.

PR and the Marketing Technology Skills Gap

Shift Communications

Keeping pace with the rate of change in marketing technology has become a full time job. Heck, just keeping up with the news is a challenge, never mind closing the gap on technological skill sets you need to execute effectively. So, how in this wave of ever changing technology do we keep our heads above water here at SHIFT? We started to notice the move towards more widespread marketing technology adoption in our client base in the last 18 months.

‘The whole person’: Internal publication tells employee stories

PR Daily

Though digital communication has finished off some internal magazines, others have found new life, as organizations move from stodgy corporate promotions to people pieces. Published for decades, in recent years it has transitioned from a collection of short, business-related stories to more of a consumer publication, says Amanda Jo Deppe, senior director of internal communications and community programs. Employee Engagement Internal Communications Print Publications

Clearing the Two Biggest and Heaviest Cultural Roadblocks for PR/Communications’ Data-Driven Journeys

Onclusive

We can all agree that there are a myriad number of reasons across the business transformation dimensions of people, process, and technology that lends itself to this very common scenario. This is an industry-wide phenomenon and not simply limited to PR/Communications.

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How To Develop International Media Contacts

Action PR

Looking for the right international media contacts can seem like a daunting task, but with these six steps you can get yourself off to a flying start. Have a look at individual journalist’s social media profiles too and connect with them, as international communication is more convenient through apps and technology. Try to understand the professional and personal routines of your international contacts.

4 ways to get the most out of your communication technology

PR Daily

The technology that transforms our personal lives eventually finds its way into the workplace. Employees expect company communications to reflect the world they live in, and their employers, often begrudgingly at first, come to realize that these tools can help everyone be more productive and efficient. In today’s mobile, mixed-media reality, we depend on internal blogs, community forums, and social media. And it’s up to communication professionals to lead the way.

Crenshaw Communications Wins 2020 PRSA-NY Big Apple

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Crenshaw Communications Wins 2020 PRSA-NY Big Apple. The campaign highlighted the lack of gender diversity among speakers at events for key industries and culminated with a full-day conference on International Women’s Day showcasing business women in C-level positions.

CBD Technology and Products Changing the Industry

5W PR

Cannabis and CBD technology products have been on the rise in recent years, with many consumers using them daily thanks to CBD’s potential to provide medical and therapeutic benefits. To celebrate, we’re highlighting CBD technologies and products that are changing the industry, and the lives of consumers who use them. No matter where the products are used on the body, receptors located throughout the body absorb the CBD to stimulate internal healing. .

Traveler Expectations for In-Flight Technology

Cision

Want to learn how travel technology impacts your brand? Read Cision Global Insight’s free “Integrating Travel Technology Into the Customer Experience” white paper today! Authors shared industry accolades , such as Emirates’ Information, Communication, Entertainment (ICE) system, received AirlineRatings.com’ s award for Best In-Flight Entertainment for the second year in a row. Featured Trends travel technology

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TCIP #003 – The Power of Mobile Technology in Crisis Communication with Jim Spicuzza

Melissa Agnes

Mobile technology can do wonders for today’s crisis communication. Within this podcast, Jim Spicuzza, CEO of CrisisGo, and I discuss the power of mobile technology in your crisis communications. If a person’s mobile phone is said to never be farther than 3 feet away from their body at all times, doesn’t it make sense to leverage this tool to communicate important messages in times of dire need?

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Survey: Comms companies slow on the technology uptake

PR Daily

Email, desktops and intranets dominate workplace communication—but for how much longer? According to a survey from the Public Relations Society of America and APPrise Mobile , a sea change in how companies distribute internal content and coordinate messaging seems inevitable. Even with the proliferation of social media and messaging apps like Slack and Google Hangouts, and the rise of mobile use , the communications industry can’t quit the status quo.

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10 Things To Know Before Dating a PR Pro

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If we can’t reach someone with one form of communication, we have back-up plans to get that quick response. But we do have those days where it may be after hours and we need to be connected in case of an emergency, especially working with international media or companies.

How to offer ‘greater good’ in your COVID-19 communications

PR Daily

With many organizations looking to offer help to their communities, it’s crucial to communicate these efforts in a way that feels authentic and thoughtful. The current coronavirus crisis is dominating the news media, as well as brand communications. As the C-Suite and communications teams set out to project calm amid massive uncertainty, many leaders are looking for ways to contribute to the greater good to meet the needs of their communities and the country.

Working with Global Media: CNBC International and The Associated Press Share Tips

Business Wire

by Ai Arakawa, Senior International Media Relations Specialist Many of us in the PR/Communications business spend our days focusing on our work with local media. To find out, Business Wire Hong Kong invited two renowned journalists from the Associated Press and CNBC International to speak to a sold out and inquisitive audience at The Hub in Wan Chai. Ted Kemp just moved to Singapore to serve as managing editor, Digital of CNBC International.

Dotted Line Communications’ Aimee Clark: ‘Be ready for anything’

PR Daily

Here’s how this agency leader sees the landscape for the next six months and beyond—and where she sees opportunities for PR and communications pros. And Dotted Line Communications Co-Founder Aimee Clark agrees. 10-11 to find out what the future of communications holds ].

International Perspectives From PRSA’s Global Affairs Committee

PRSay

Quentin Langley, chair of PRSA’s Global Affairs Committee, teaches PR, marketing and journalism at the Fashion Institute of Technology and at Fordham University, both in New York City. We asked him how recent events have influenced international perceptions of the United States and its brands, and how the COVID-19 crisis has affected global communications. How can communicators influence the conversation on racial equality? .

Vishal Padhye Named to PRWeek Dashboard Top 25 List for 2021

Critical Mention

NEW YORK — Vishal Padhye, Chief Technology Officer at Critical Mention—the leading all-in-one media monitoring and intelligence platform—has been named to PRWeek’s list of the 25 most influential people in communications technology for 2021. .

Future of PR and social media for International Air Transport Association crisis communications conference

Stuart Bruce

Stuart Bruce speaking at the IATA Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age conference. (c) This morning I gave a keynote at the global ‘Crisis Communications in the Social Media Age’ conference in Istanbul. I will be talking about mobile, data and wearable technology as the drivers and ethics, real time and content as the issues. Mobile, data and wearable technology.