The stakes are too high for tech experts and non-IT professionals to operate on different wavelengths. There are things agencies can do to boost the chances that workers not only read but understand emails from the IT department.
Posts Tagged: emails
You may be in search of ways to stay focused in a world where we send and receive emails for the majority of our day. Here are my favorite email management techniques.
I give up. You win. I know I'm missing something, and I'm jealous of how you make it work and still get things done. How do you do it? There is just too much information to consume: emails, news sites, social media apps, and even GovLoop posts. I turned to some previous blogs to get help,... Read more »
Email has become a primary form of communication for business, yet there are still so many terrible examples flooding company inboxes every day: Meandering, imprecise missives that don't seem to have a point. Email chains a mile long that somehow leave everyone with a differing opinion on the next course of action. (When they were... Read more »
By Koi Hernandez, Design Fellow at GovDelivery With Google now automatically showing images in emails, email marketing has taken a turn for a more visual and captivating approach. In a previous GovDelivery post on various image file types, we learned about the “faster loading cousin” of the .PNG, the .GIF. GIFs can and have always... Read more »
It’s no secret that people’s attention spans are shrinking, and shrinking fast. According to recent studies the average person’s attention span is now only 7-8 seconds long. That means you have roughly eight seconds to grab your stakeholder’s attention and engage them enough to get your message across so they can take action. With messages... Read more »
Matching the message to the medium is a key component for effective outreach. What else makes the cut? Wednesday, GovDelivery hosted an event on the Power of Reach in government, on how your communications can engage stakeholders to take action – online or offline – to truly drive mission value for your organization. And as... Read more »
Twitter, Facebook, Snapchat, Google+, blogs and emails have changed the way government communicates with the public. But in order to have a true government transformation, you can’t forget about the people part of the equation. You can send out all the tweets in the world, but if no one sees them, or takes an action,... Read more »
#Winning. It’s not just Charlie Sheen who can craft a popular tweet. In fact, even you can top Mr. Sheen because your tweets are not just popular – they’re also helpful and informative. Think about it: your engagement can help taxpayers save time, money and resources. And it’s not just about Twitter. Government is getting... Read more »
In the past few years the scope of digital communications in government has gone through a tremendous change. Gone are the days when a simple press release would suffice. Now governments at all levels are responsible for communications outreach through many different channels; emails, social media, text messaging etc. For a local Parks and Recreation's... Read more »