Guest post by Adam Fuss By claiming that employee newsletters need to have visually appealing photography AND illustrations, it’s perhaps best to start of by talking about what this doesn’t include: Employees, either individually or as a group, lined up against a wall...
Guest post by Adam Fuss In a previous post I warned against using content such as “empty pontificating by C-suite windbags”, which occurs all to often when executives use lots of nice-sounding language to talk about things that ultimately matter very little to a...
Guest post by Adam Fuss The other day someone asked me a very important question about one of the key products that I provide clients–employee newsletters. What should an employee newsletter contain? A Google search using this question yields dozens of unique results....
Recently, a new client proposed breaking their employee newsletter into sections – basically, placing all the corporate news and information in one part of the newsletter and all the human interest pieces in another. It is a common thought and makes logical sense from...
The biggest ongoing problem companies face in pulling together their newsletter is a lack of organization. If you don’t publish your newsletter on a consistent basis, employees will not take it seriously. After all, haphazard publishing sends the message that it’s not...
One of the biggest challenges with laying out an employee newsletter is getting a handle on the content for each issue. That’s where the organizational spreadsheet comes to the rescue. A properly constructed content spreadsheet presents all the details of your...
One of my favorite stories about the power of an employee newsletter is from an article entitled, “Is Your Employee Newsletter Doing Its Job?” which appeared in Entrepreneur magazine. Here’s an excerpt: Some years back, a custodial employee working for one of my...
One of the most common issues we run into with our clients’ employee newsletters are delays caused by one or two contributors failing to get their stories in on time. There are three keys to solving this ongoing dilemma. 1) Build in longer lead times. Be sure to give...
We often get asked the question: Should we print our employee newsletter? Our answer: Only if you want your employees to actually read it. But email/online is “free” Remember the old saying, “You get what you pay for?” Employees are so inundated with “e-everything”...
In an article entitled, “Is Your Employee Newsletter Doing Its Job?” the author tells the story of an employee who experienced the most rewarding moment in his 30-year career when he was featured in the company newsletter. His children were so excited...
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