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Are you having problems getting people to create good intranet content?

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Intranets can be expensive to build and manage. But they are very, very useful and can have major value for an organisation. But you and your users need good content. And they need guidance. Intranets are usually managed by Internal Communications so they know the importance of good content and clear, effective communications.

Show them what content to create
People have been chosen to update their team/department’s section on the intranet. And they may be reluctant to take on the extra work involved. They have received training and guides on how to update their section using their chosen technical platform such as SharePoint.     »» Continue reading

New Intranet Authors Masterclass launched

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People have been chosen to update their team/department’s section on the intranet. They have received training and guides on how to update their section using their chosen technical platform such as SharePoint. They have been shown how to update content but necessarily WHAT to create. Then your intranet gets stale. People complain. They stop using it. Content is out of date. Badly written. Confusing. But people are busy in their jobs and struggle to produce decent intranet content. So without decent and regularly updated content your intranet will not be used as much as you would like.

 

3 hours on your premises for up to 10 people.

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Get your SME online trading voucher in Ireland

Online Trading Voucher logoThe Online Trading Voucher Scheme offers small businesses the opportunity to develop their website or digital marketing strategy by availing of vouchers of up to €2,500 or 50% of eligible expenditure.

[Update – 1 July 2015]

LEO Fingal had a great seminar on how to start and boost your online presence and was aimed at small businesses. The session was run by Noel Davidson of QED training and it was very informative even for someone of my experience! Noel focused on WordPress for building a site which is a tool I know a lot about.

The Local Enterprise Boards are offering the great vouchers programme for small businesses to develop their web presence.     »» Continue reading

How to use Office 365

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In the ‘I wish I had written that department’, this is a whitepaper that deserves to be downloaded and read.

‘When to use what in Office 365’ is the title of new whitepaper from an organisation called 2toLead. It was written by two excellent SharePoint gurus (we don’t use the word ‘guru’ lightly) Richard Harbridge & Kanwal Khipple. Richard in particluar has wrtten many times before about the SharePoint end user, usability and user adoption.

I mean is there a better description than that? And it is 62 A4 pages long with plenty of useful details. Here’s the main pitch and table of contents.     »» Continue reading

SMEs struggle with mobile content and web sites

Ah yeAndrew Gilleran - mobile friendly content for SME/small business web sites in Irelands, nothing like a tech scare to get the heart pumping and poor small businesses racing to their local web designer.

‘Mobilegeddon’ is the term and it hits today as Google changes the way it reviews sites for its results. It will punish sites that are not mobile friendly for its search rankings. So if you’re not site is not mobile friendly it will appear down the page(s) on search results on a mobile.

Google kindly has a tool to check how mobile friendly your site is.

Now, Google changes it algorithms all the time in terms of how it shows search results and it sometimes has an impact for search engine optimisation (SEO).     »» Continue reading