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Why Redflag Needs to be a Part of Your Internal Communications Plan

Why Redflag Needs to be a Part of Your Internal Communications Plan

April 24, 2018 Posted by in Internal Communications

Any serious business needs to make sure that they include Redflag in their internal communications plan. Internal communications plans help businesses and their staff by displaying a set of guidelines by which staff can follow, outlining when, what, and how to communicate with one another inside the business.

What Is An Internal Communications Plan?

An internal communications plan is a guidebook that businesses can create and use to organize their strategies, objectives, and metrics. Internal communications plans must utilize all methods and channels of communication in order to connect with staff at a level, and via a medium that they are comfortable with.

Managers and team leaders need to ensure that internal communications plans are updated regularly in line with new technology and preferred methods of communication as requested by their team as a whole. If new pieces of tech are being used by staff to communicate, the internal communications plan must adapt in order to keep up with the pace of modern communications. Redflag offers businesses a wide range of communication methods that streamline with the latest software and technology.

Redflag is always updating and expanding its offering in line with both technological and social trends. Therefore, it’s well worth the investment as it will help business managers to keep their finger on the pulse when it comes to the latest trends in internal and external communications.

Redflag has an easy to use interface that allows any member of staff to streamline communication and message all other staff, customers, and stakeholders at the push of a button. It’s simplicity, ease of use, and functionality are making it popular with SME’s and larger businesses across the globe.

Because Redflag makes mass communication so simple and effective, many businesses are including the software in their business continuity plans. This is because it can be pre-programmed with a range pf message templates that can be viewed and selected to send out immediately should there be an emergency situation. It is also easy to upload databases of contacts to Redflag or sync the software up with any Outlook 365 account and send out messages to pre-defined lists of contacts.

But Why Redflag?

Redflag has two key features that will help your staff with their internal communications:

1. Platform User Management

Our Redflag interface is incredibly easy to navigate and will respond to any device be it smartphone, iPhone, iPad, or Android tablet. We understand that staff often access the internet through smaller screens these days and therefore all of our software and displays adapt for ease of use across all devices.

Responsive technology is innovative in the way that as time goes by, and more devices of different sizes appear on the market, our software will automatically resize to fit any computer that is used to access Redflag. Out platform simplifies data collection whilst making ongoing message distribution incredibly easy for users.

This means that staff can access Redflag from any device wherever they are, They can receive and respond to emergency notifications or partake in group discussions from the comfort of their home on their mobile phones if needs be.

2. Flexible Audience Management

Audience management is important for businesses that have many different messages for their different levels of staff. Choose who your message is delivered to, how it gets delivered, and at what time using our amazing platform.
Enable your current employees to register with Redflag and decide how they want to be contacted, when, and where! The beauty of Redflag is that it gives all businesses, stakeholders, and employees control over how they communicate with one another.

Decide whether or not to manually enter email addresses and contact details or import them from existing databases. The choice is yours!

The type of information that you can share with staff and stakeholders using Reflag is entirely up to you. However, some of our current subscribers use Redflag for the following ways as part of their internal communications plan.

Status Updates and Real Time News

What’s going on with your business this week? What new business has been brought in by your sales team? What big projects will you be completing this month? How many new staff are you taking on this quarter? When will staff bonuses be paid in this month? Do you have a bank holiday weekend coming up? Are your opening hours changing this week?

All of this information can be pre-programmed and scheduled into Redflag’s messaging system. Simply enter the information, choose how to send it, and choose who it’s being sent to and when.

The beauty of autonomous technology means that you only have to enter these messages once, they can then be saved, edited, sent, scheduled and deleted in accordance.

Closing and Modified Hours/Meeting Times

Let all staff know about any changes to opening hours or staff meetings at the click of a button!

Any emergency meeting notifications can be set up and delivered straight to your staff’s emails, telephones, or calendars using Redflag’s software. Staff have no excuse to say they haven’t received a memo as Redflag’s software can monitor open rates and let you know exactly who has opened a message or email and who has not.

Departmental Alerts and Info

Break down your staff into lists via each department using Redflag’s audience segmentation tool. Once this is listed, you can deliver departmental alerts and reminders to each individual department whenever relevant.

Ongoing Notifications

If there is an emergency situation Redflag can be used to schedule and deliver ongoing notifications to all key parties that need to be kept up to date. Has the office closed due to a storm? You can keep all staff posted with updates as the relevant teams work to get electricity back on and water damage fixed. Redflag works with you and your team to deliver bespoke internal communications results no matter what type or size of business you are working in.

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