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17 tips for better visual communication

01 Jun, 2020 Visual communication

There’s a good reason why most corporate communications don’t include any images. “Most communicators have been trained in words,” Suzanne Salvo, co-owner of Salvo Photography, told an overflow audience at a recent international conference. But, to be really effective, they need to train themselves in pictures. “The way we process ...

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How you can improve the communication skills of managers across your organization

01 Jun, 2020 Internal communication, Leadership and managerial communication, PR management, PR planning, strategy, budgeting

Why is it important for all managers to communicate well with their team members? It's because "the manager accounts for at least 70% of the variance in employee engagement scores across business units," according to the 'State of the American Manager report' 2017, by Gallup Inc., the world's biggest organizational ...

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Good internal communication leads to stronger employee engagement and therefore better organizational performance

01 Jun, 2020 Annual communication plans, Employee engagement, experience, satisfaction, Internal communication, Leadership role, PR planning, strategy, budgeting

Firms with high levels of employee satisfaction consistently achieve superior long-term returns. Economics experts reported from a global study they conducted that "Higher employee wellbeing is associated with higher productivity and firm performance." They found "correlations between employee wellbeing, employee productivity and firm performance across all industries and regions." Writing ...

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Capitalize on the psychological power of three in your communication

01 Jun, 2020 Marketing communication, Writing and layout

‘Two’s company, but three’s a crowd’. We have all heard that saying. And it’s true. A few years ago, when we took our 12 year-old daughter (an only child) to a nearby island for a vacation with two of her school friends for a couple of weeks, I discovered for ...

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Visual content makes you a more effective internal communicator

01 Jun, 2020 Internal communication, Visual communication

One of the managers I admire tries to explain concepts by using a marker pen and whiteboard – in his office or in a larger venue. Vincent thinks visually. I look at what he has quickly presented on the whiteboard in his office and marvel at the way those concepts ...

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Free visual media tools and useful stock photos

01 Jun, 2020 Visual communication

If you are seeking free stock images for your website, newsletter, brochure etc, this resource from Chasing Heartbeats Photography contains links to a generous number of 46 stock photography sites (mostly free), including a brief description of each. Well worth a visit. (In case you are asking, there is nothing ...

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Here’s an array of helpful insights and information for communicators about COVID-19

26 Jul, 2020 COVID-19 Latest

Image: World Economic Forum 'COVID Action Platform.' More details in the 'Resources' section below. The effects of the catastrophic COVID-19 pandemic will last for years around the world. Communication professionals and organizational management need to understand the global and local impact of the virus. You can update and increase your ...

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Headlines in printed publications – use any color as long as it’s black!

01 Jun, 2020 Writing and layout

Innovative design features like colored headlines make printed publications more attractive visually. But do such features improve reader comprehension and recall - which are the key measures to consider? After all, there is no point in introducing nice design features if readers can't understand the information presented. So how can ...

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How to communicate value to customers

01 Jun, 2020 Marketing communication

The perception of value is one of the most important elements of pricing. If customers don’t think they are getting value for money, you have no pricing power – you can’t lift prices to maintain profitability without losing many customers. However, if customers believe they are getting value for money, ...

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You can help to improve employee engagement

01 Jun, 2020 Internal communication

One way to look at workplace success is to consider it in terms of employee engagement, which is the extent to which workers identify with, are motivated by and are willing to make an extra effort for their employer. The Gallup Organization, famous for its Gallup Polls, bases much of ...

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