Catching up from a busy week, I’m going through a stack of unread articles and magazines. I did manage to read this great quote from Obama’s Seven Lessons for Radical Innovators posted by Umair Hague: “…strategy, too often, kills a deeply-lived sense of purpose, destroys credibility, and corrupts meaning.” That must be encouraging reading for all … Continue reading The problem with strategy
You have probably just switched off your "out of office" message. Most out of office auto replies contain no more than a sentence a two saying when the individual is back in the office. But why miss the opportunity to add some brief relevant communication, such as a link to a marketing campaign or information … Continue reading Out of office messages – a missed opportunity?
Today, many organisations are still busy building websites that are built-to-last. At every attempt to introduce new technology or a sparkling new design, best efforts are made to put something robust in place for as long as possible. As many digital leaders have recognized, a web site won't last. There seems to be a clear disconnect … Continue reading Make your websites “built-to-share”
Search engine optimization (SEO) is consistently ranked as one of the most effective digital marketing methods, but if your organization has websites in several countries, how do you prioritize SEO efforts and make sure you get the most value for your brand? Often large organizations with global reach experience new sorts of problems that small … Continue reading How to deal with SEO in multinational organizations
During the past years, intranets are often presented with a social in front of them. The hype behind social intranet remains deafening, technology investments have been made in many organisations and yet most social intranets are not being put to much use. It is one of the insider secrets in the industry and a good … Continue reading Social intranets make the job harder for internal communication
In most communication departments focus is shifting from quantity to quality. The development is no surprise, since the web is overflowing with content, and every second an article tumbles into the abyss of yesterday. As a result the concept of evergreen content is more popular than ever. But what does this illusive concept of evergreen … Continue reading How to create evergreen content
Your brand is hopefully well incorporated into your physical buildings, printed materials and hopefully even how your colleagues act and the tone of voice, giving your customers the experience of a consistent message. Where most organisations are struggling is when it comes to the digital channels, such as the corporate website, which may have the … Continue reading Digital is where brand and identity disconnects