Category: Internal Communication
In today’s world, engagement is one of the most important business objectives for any nonprofit, many of whom have turned to text messaging.
If you are looking to connect with a group of volunteers AND get a response back, mass text messaging is the way to do it. Although sent en masse, a simple text with a clear call to action is more likely to generate a response than “another email.”
With the pandemic pushing many of us to remote corners of our homes in makeshift offices, it is increasingly difficult to feel and stay connected with our colleagues.
Remote employees need support, though, and that’s why we thought it might be nice to talk about ways in which you can better support them.
While email is sometimes seen as a necessary business communication tool, texting your staff can be remarkably more effective.
Here is a somewhat humorous, although completely accurate, view on the merits of texting your staff to enhance internal communications.
If you did not already know, the dinosaur is dead, and text messaging is to blame.
Of course, we are referring to email, which is ineffective compared to text messaging as an internal organizational communication tool.
With open rates as high as 98% compared to just 20% for emails, text messaging (SMS) is more effective as an internal communication tool for work.
Effective employee communications can be difficult, no matter how well organized and diligent you are. Ask any human resources or information technology executive about getting employees to acknowledge a change or to get something done by a due date — you will no doubt hear some war stories…