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How your posture can enhance your presentation'
Executive Communication   |   Nick Morgan
How your posture can enhance your presentation Visuals are essential to success, of course, but not just in your PowerPoint or the props you use. The vital element is your demeanor. Here's how to be physically compelling for your audience.
 

The final deadline is here; enter Ragan's Employee Communications Awards
Ragan Awards   |   Ragan Staff
The final deadline is here; enter Ragan's Employee Communications Awards
We want to see your most effective publications, videos, intranet and more. Enter the Employee Communications Awards. You have only until Sept. 28 to enter.
 
Utility communications don’t have to be boring
Ragan Conference Alert   |  
Utility communications don’t have to be boring
How top minds in utility communications create exciting, engaging programs.
 
Free webcast: Must-have video and data tips for internal communicators
Ragan Conference Alert   |   Ragan Staff
Free webcast: Must-have video and data tips for internal communicators
Kollective's free webcast 'How to Build Powerful Employee Engagement' will teach communicators how to use video and data to become trusted advisors.
 
7 ways to use email to drive internal readers to your intranet content
Intranets   |   Russell Working
7 ways to use email to drive internal readers to your intranet content
Email can be a dynamic force that brings your employees to your stories, videos and other information. Keep it brief. Format matters. Don't forget non-desk workers.
 
Tackling corporate social media in 2016
Social Media   |   Heidi Gammuac
Tackling corporate social media in 2016
Working as a brand manager in today’s social media climate is not easy. Heed advice from this young PR pro turned social media expert to stay afloat.
 
4 reasons font matters in communication
The Workplace   |   Ellie Martin
4 reasons font matters in communication
Credibility is essential to effective messaging. Avoid turning your 14-karat copy into fool's gold with a whimsical typeface.
 
Amid torrent of gun violence, Chicago mayor proposes 3-part plan
Crisis Management   |   Clare Lane
Amid torrent of gun violence, Chicago mayor proposes 3-part plan
In a highly anticipated speech, Rahm Emanuel calls for community, mentorship and increased police presence. Crisis communicators weigh in on forward strides, as well as missteps.
 
The most hated sports clichés in comms and PR
The Workplace   |   Russell Working
The most hated sports clichés in comms and PR
Slam dunk. Knocking it out of the ballpark. Going for a Hail Mary. Don't let these overdone sports metaphors turn you into a walking cliché.
 
Southwest Airlines: A case study in employee engagement
Internal   |   Jaia Thomas
Southwest Airlines: A case study in employee engagement
When the airline asked employees to design their next uniforms, engagement rose. Here's what your organization can learn from the initiative.
 
Questions surface as Yahoo confirms breach of 500M+
Crisis Management   |   Beki Winchel
Questions surface as Yahoo confirms breach of 500M+
In July, the company received a report saying a hacker had stolen 280 million users’ details, but an investigation unearthed what is now the biggest hack in history.
 
3 crisis lessons from Skittles’ refugee tweet response
Crisis Management   |   Beki Winchel
3 crisis lessons from Skittles’ refugee tweet response
The VP for the brand’s parent company was applauded for her tempered statement amid the firestorm over Donald Trump Jr.’s analogy. Here’s what you can learn.
 
Stuck for content? Try these 20 suggestions
Content Marketing   |   David Spark
Stuck for content? Try these 20 suggestions
Ever looked at a competitor's blog and wondered, "How does she come up with so many things to write about?" Here's your answer.
 
30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
The Workplace   |   Clare Lane
30 jobs in the PR and marketing world
Emerging PR pros should consider expanding their job searches to include a few lesser-known metropolises. Here are the hottest cities for millennial workers—and jobs to browse.
 
PR leaders, this one's for you
Ragan Conference Alert   |   Ragan Staff
PR leaders, this one's for you
Ragan is now accepting applications for the PR Leadership Forum in Chicago.
 
10 ways to boost blog shares and comments
Social Media   |   Gini Dietrich
10 ways to boost blog shares and comments
If readers aren't engaging with your posts as much as you'd like, it might be because you're writing the wrong content. Try one of the following formats, and get ready to watch the comments roll in.
 
Lawmakers call for resignation of Wells Fargo chief
Crisis Management   |   Clare Lane
Lawmakers call for resignation of Wells Fargo chief
The bank’s reputation is under fire—and its chief, John Stumpf is feeling the heat. Here’s how he—and the brand—responded to questioning on Tuesday.