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Being digital and informing the electorate

Following the EU Referendum, the question we must be asking ourselves is how do we ensure there is enough factual information for our electorate? 30 million people voted and voiced their opinion on the 23rd June. This equates to 72.4% of the population - the highest voter turnout since the 1992 general election. So what’s the problem? ...

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Using webcasting to save (and make) money

Sound too good to be true? Maybe. But thinking outside the box can lead to some innovative cost-savings, and sometimes even money in the pocket. The pressure on our public bodies to reduce costs is well known. The 2007-8 financial crisis triggered many things; the closure of some famous banks, a (temporary) stagnation of the UK ...

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Leave them all behind…

How do geese know when to fly to the sun? Who tells them the seasons? How do we, humans know when it is time to move on? As with migrant birds, so surely with us, there is a voice within if only we would listen to it, that tells us certainly when to go forth ...

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Webinars vs Webcasting: What’s best for me?

At Public-i we get asked a lot about webinars, or our product Connect gets misinterpreted as a webinar system. I also personally get asked what the difference is between a webinar and a webcast? In fact it’s really not that complicated, here is my take on highlighting the differences between the two disciplines. What’s a webinar? Webinars ...

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In, Out? Shake It All About

Is it my imagination or are we in the throes of election fever? By my reckoning we’re going to be subjected to a barrage of media interest as the EU referendum and US Presidency election get closer. That’s not forgetting the forthcoming Council and PCC elections nor the matter of who will be the next ...

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