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Location-Based Alerts – Hyper-Target Messages for Relevancy and Clarity

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Location-Based Alerts – Hyper-Target Messages for Relevancy and Clarity

October 25, 2022 Posted by in Location-Based Alerts, Business Continuity, Crisis Communications

No matter what kind of communication, sending it to the right people is important – especially considering their location for location-based alerts. For a mass notification, segmenting is critical to reaching employees and other stakeholders at just the right time with the precise message. What is segmenting? Segmenting is a way to group your recipients based on certain criteria. This …

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RedFlag Named Winner of 15 Badges in Fall 2022 on G2

October 17, 2022 Posted by in Pockestop News, Business Continuity, Crisis Communications

Pocketstop RedFlag has been awarded Easiest to Use, Users Most Likely to Recommend, and winner of 15 total badges in the Emergency Mass Notification Software category for the Fall 2022 on G2.  RedFlag was also named a High Performer, demonstrating leadership in simplifying emergency communications for organizations in North America. G2 is the world’s largest review platform for business software …

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Emergency Preparedness Plan for Severe Weather

October 5, 2022 Posted by in Business Continuity, Crisis Communications

An emergency preparedness plan specifically for severe weather and events is critical to business continuity and safety. Climate-related disasters jumped 83 percent in the past 20 years according to a study done at Yale University. Major floods have more than doubled, the number of severe storms has risen 40 percent, and there have been rises in droughts, wildfires, and heatwaves. …

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Crisis Management Skills

September 28, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Crisis management skills are often neglected — until an actual crisis occurs. Then, it’s often too late for those skills to be expertly applied and useful. That’s why preparation, brainstorming, and drilling your crisis management skills should be made a top priority. Here, we consider some best practices. In order to sharpen your crisis management skills, anticipate and prepare. Start …

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Emergency Broadcast Message Example

September 12, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

Familiarizing yourself with an emergency broadcast message example can reduce the time you would otherwise need to compose an effective note that you would send to your staff in an emergency. Most people think that emergencies and disasters happen to other people. Work your plan as if any or all of these emergencies can and will actually happen to you …

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10 Steps for Safety in the Workplace

July 26, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Safety in the workplace does not happen by chance and luck. It takes brainstorming, planning and practicing. It also takes assessing and evaluating after the event occurs to be sure that any errors could be corrected and improved. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration states on its website, “a safe workplace is sound business.” Also, according to the OSHA …

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How to Alert Employees in an Emergency

July 12, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification, Internal Communications

How to alert employees in an emergency: you are going to need a little technical help. Of course, dialing 911 is the most common method of reporting emergencies, but that method may not be able to connect you to your employees and get them additional help and vital information. Having an alarm system is also a common and effective method, …

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Active Shooter Best Practices

June 20, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Active shooter best practices are now more urgent than ever, as these terrifying incidents are unfortunately more common. While it may sound impossible to have an influence on the outcome of this situation, creating and following a best-practice plan in advance can protect lives if everyone is prepared to act quickly. Your plan should feature a high-quality mass notification system …

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Fire Safety in the Workplace

June 13, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications, Mass Notification

Fire safety in the workplace starts with a clear, written, practiced plan crafted well in advance. June marks Summer Safety Month, which makes it the perfect time to evaluate and think about how your business would fare in the event of an unexpected fire event. Here are some tips to get you thinking about how to prepare: Fire safety in …

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Hurricane Preparedness Plan for Businesses

June 6, 2022 Posted by in Crisis Communications

Your hurricane preparedness plan should not wait until the the storm is approaching. The National Weather Service will officially announce a hurricane happening in your area, but that only goes so far. You’ll need to have a plan already in place in order to protect your business and, even more importantly, your staff. First, know the difference between a hurricane …

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