Internal comms resources to get 2022 started off right

By Darian Mavandad
January 6, 2022
4 min read
Blog
Communications
Starting 2022 off right with internal comms resources

As we barrel into 2022, many return-to-office plans remain in limbo, if not all together scrapped. So, with that, how can we ensure that our internal comms strategies remain optimized for hybrid-remote work schedules? Well, luckily, we have many guides, whitepapers, and eBooks to help you with just that. Let’s take a look at some of our best internal comms resources to start your 2022 off right!

Seven internal comms resources for your 2022 strategy

In 2022, internal comms resources and streamline remote work.

1. Intranet Design eBook

The design of your intranet is key to keeping employees engaged. Proper UI, graphics, and a modern look will increase both the functionality of your intranet, and also ensure employees are able to find the company resources related to their tasks. This eBook will guide you through how to select color schemes, how to build your brand, choose an engaging name for your intranet, and ensure intuitive navigation. Plus, we share some of our favorite examples to get you inspired. Download it for free from our website:

2. Intranet Best Practices for Financial Organizations eBook

Financial organizations love our intranet software. But with over 100 features, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. In this eBook, we run through our 10 best practices to create the perfect hub for internal comms at your organization. With an emphasis on solutions for financial orgs, this eBook will guide you through creating financial forms, creating a single source of truth for resources, setting up sites for training and onboarding new employees, and much more. Check it out!

3. “Establishing a Single Source of Truth” tool

Speaking of a single source of truth, this tool—made up of a quiz and checklist—will help you identify if your organization has a single source of truth, create one if you do not, and set up a game plan on maintaining it. Of course, the question now is “what exactly is a single source of truth?” Put simply, it is a centralized hub where all your employees can go to for content that is up-to-date and relevant to their tasks. Ideally, this “single source of truth” is a well-maintained and governed intranet, and serves as the anchor to your internal comms strategy. So set one up with our help and get 2022 off the right way!

https://www.reach.team/assets/establishing-a-single-source-of-truth/

4. The IT Guide to a Simple Intranet eBook

IC is built on the principle of simplifying your internal comms, and with this handy eBook, we can help make life simple for your IT admin! Guiding through strategy, keeping the intranet sleek and targeted, and tips for creating better content; our internal comms resource combines all the tools your IT department will need to set up a functional and engaging intranet.

5. “Internal Communications Metrics” tool

One often overlooked aspect of internal comms is the importance of tracking and analyzing engagement. Much like a marketing team would track the metrics for a campaign, so should an internal comms team! With our software, IC makes this easy. And with this handy tool, we make it even easier! Download this resource to take your internal comms strategy to the next level as you get deep insights into open rates, read rates, and the general success of your campaigns.

https://www.reach.team/assets/internal-communications-metrics/

6. “Tone of Voice” worksheet

Your internal communications need a distinct voice, and this worksheet will help you find that! Think of tone as a tool that can help engage employees with your internal brand, a way of keeping messaging consistent, and ensuring employees are clear who your internal (and external) brand is. By creating a distinct voice, not only are you streamlining your internal comms messaging, but you are also supporting the company and HR internally. So, download this worksheet and create the perfect tone of voice for your brand!

https://www.reach.team/assets/tone-of-voice-worksheet/

7. Top 10 Things in an Intranet eBook

If you’re looking for an intranet to streamline your internal comms strategy and improve employee experience, this eBook is the perfect place to start. Our team of experts breaks down the 10 things you need to look for when intranet shopping. Like buying a good pair of running shoes, you need to make sure your intranet is comfortable, flexible, and won’t trip you up! As you narrow your scope and focus on exactly what your organization needs in an intranet, this eBook will help point you in the right direction, so you can hit the ground running with your internal comms strategy in 2022.

 Taking your internal comms to the next level with an intranet

These internal comms resources are incredibly useful for honing your current intranet and internal comms strategy, but what if an intranet and an internal comms strategy is new to you in 2022? IC is here to help! You can book your free demo here, and take our internal comms assessment to know exactly where you stand. Our team of experts will make sure 2022 is the year you thrive in your internal comms!


By Darian Mavandad

Darian joined Intranet Connections after graduating from McGill, where he creates content that inspires and empowers internal communicators.

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