Here at Poppulo we recently completed a large scale ‘IC Persona’ project, to help us better understand our customers, prospects and indeed the whole kaleidoscope that is the IC universe. The idea is that the user personas we create (by synthesizing our learnings from our interviews with over 40 Internal Communicators from across the globeRead more →

Newsletter ideas

To create a company newsletter that your employees look forward to you need to come up with creative and engaging content. Here are 26 useful and fun things to put in your company newsletter. Useful snippets 1. Housekeeping updates Keep everyone up to date with the company basics such as parking info, how to reserve meetingRead more →

Innumerable studies over the years have shown that happy workers are the most productive in business, but unmotivated individuals are less customer-focused and can adopt a counterproductive behavior. All businesses, irrespective of size, need to increase productivity and maximize revenue generation, so staff must be as efficient as possible. But motivating your employees doesn’t require lotsRead more →


Andrew Blacknell, an internal change & communication consultant, recently conducted a 45-minute webinar: ‘Drive Employee Engagement Through Communications‘. During the webinar, Andrew discussed the three factors that drive employee engagement. Here is his insight into these factors: There is plenty of evidence to support the impact of employee engagement on the bottom line.  Sears undertookRead more →

One of the things that strikes you about Internal Communications is just how universal the challenges are! At the recent Poppulo annual customer summit, which this year was held in Chicago, it was really interesting to see so many ‘concern clusters’ emerge, and even better to see how some of our customers are really usingRead more →

As a tool to enable employee engagement, internal communication is a vital component of organizational success. However, it’s frequently the more high-profile external communicators who receive greater attention, focus and bigger budgets than their internal communications cousins.This article focuses on the key skills needed by the internal comms professional that enable them to “pitch” theirRead more →

Do non-wired employees really matter? Back in the 1970s our working population looked very different to today.  It consisted of 70% manual workers and only 30% professional. In terms of employment, it was a time when there was stability, loyalty and a job for life.  Back then there wasn’t even a whisper of ‘Employee engagement’.Read more →