Kelly Holt


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8 Ways to Increase Engagement on Your Internal Communications App | InspireHUB

An Internal Communications App for the Future

An internal communications app is designed to become a central hub and touch point for discussion and knowledge sharing. But what does it take to actually get your employees to engage?

The IHUBApp, designed by the team here at InspireHUB, has the solution. Or rather, eight.


9 Signs You Need Help with Engagement Strategy | InspireHUB

Creating authentic audience engagement can be challenging. It helps to identify what your goals are and what issues your organization faces. Once you have the basics written down, you can ask yourself whether your communication and engagement initiatives are performing well enough, or if you need to refocus your resources or seek outside help.


5 Reasons You Should Invest in a Mobile Strategy | InspireHUB

Most of the world’s large corporations have already made the transition to mobile, but many organizations and small-to-medium size businesses are still waiting and weighing their options. Some of them are hesitant to invest in a mobile strategy because developing mobile technology can be expensive. Others simply aren’t sure what a mobile strategy looks like or why it’s important. If you’re one of these business owners or organization heads that are still on the fence, here are five solid reasons why you should jump on the mobile wagon today.


Amp Up Volunteer Engagement at Your Festival | InspireHUB

Festival volunteer management is a complex and tough job. It could be overwhelming without the help of a team, but managing a large team can also be tricky. An engaged and excited group of volunteers is critical to the event’s success. In more proverbial terms, your festival’s success begins with an engaged team. A dreary, unmotivated, disconnected volunteer will not only cripple the spirit of your existing crew, but they can create more work and stress for everyone else. On the opposite side of the spectrum, a motivated, engaged and enthusiastic volunteer can be a game-changer! So, how exactly does a Festival Manager or Volunteer Coordinator create and manage volunteer engagement? The key to boosting volunteer engagement for your festival is four-fold. Ready?


Love is a Battlefield: The Competitive Advantage of Web Apps

I won’t lie to you, I listened to Pat Benatar’s song before writing this piece just for kicks. Alas, to my own surprise I was actually able to draw a metaphor between the 80’s hit song and the concept of competitive advantage in business! Organizations, young and old, are all competing for attention online. It’s a constantly evolving battle for attention with the growth of technology and plethora of channels to communicate on. A quintessential part of creating meaningful audience engagement for an organization is allowing yourself to be authentic and transparent… in personal relationships we call it vulnerability. However, in this day and age, any organization that masters the art of open, authentic, personally relevant communication with their audience is still on the losing end of the battle for attention if they don’t optimize their efforts on mobile.


App Download Model Set to Change in 2016

Technology is evolving at a rapid rate and has been for years. What people sometimes don’t realize is that the rate and direction at which it adapts is determined entirely by its users. How do consumers respond to modern technology and what are their evolving needs and demands?


2016 Top Three Nonprofit Trends to Watch

InspireHUB reveals the top three nonprofit trends to watch for in 2016, and how to incorporate them into your engagement strategy!

Each year new technology is produced and new innovations change how we do business. For the nonprofits and charities of the world, 2016 beckons a handful of exciting new opportunities. For the past decade we’ve witnessed the slow replacement of print outreach with digital. In 2014, mobile advertising surpassed print in various markets around the world.

In 2015, more nonprofits were switching their primary focus from donor acquisition to donor retention. According to the Nonprofit Communications Trends Report, 2015 marked the year that donor retention became the second most popular priority for nonprofits (acquisition falling to fourth place).


A Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr.

Years after the civil rights movement in the United States, the legacy of civil rights activist and moral spokesman, Martin Luther King Jr., lives on. In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, here are 20 quotes that capture his spirit and inspire his legacy:

 

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