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Breakfast club: DIY data vis

In this Breakfast Club, we will talk about the basics of creating good data visualisations, where the data stops being just numbers and starts telling stories, explaining facts and advancing arguments.

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Five things we learnt at ‘Animations with impact’

Our seventh WonkComms Breakfast Club event was about creating animations with impact. This was a popular topic and places were snapped up within days of the event being announced on Twitter @WonkComms. For ‘Animations with impact’, we were joined by Johanna Schwartz,

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Breakfast club: Animations with impact

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big

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Five things we learned about using tech at events

We’ve wanted to run a WonkComms event on ‘events’ for a while. As communicating digitally outstrips face-to-face interaction, there’s something special and enduring about getting a bunch of people together in the same place, at the same time, to exchange

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: Using Tech at Events

Wed 8 February 2017 08:00 – 10:00 GMT Soapbox Communications Ltd 128 Southwark Street London, SE1 0SW Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer

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Five ways to get your story on TV or radio

Getting your story onto TV and radio is a notoriously tough part of any communications manager’s job. Sometimes it can seem almost impossible, especially for smaller think tanks and policy organisations, to catch the attention of broadcasters. So how can

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: Getting your story on TV or Radio

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big challenges of

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After Action Reviews: the power of the ‘feedback loop’

My favourite kind of meeting is an ‘after action review’. It’s that meeting when you get the team back together again, once the dust has settled, and you talk about what happened, why it happened, and how it could have

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WonkComms Breakfast Club: From Analytics to Action

Coffee, croissants and comms. What could be a better way to start your day in #wonkcomms? WonkComms have teamed up with Soapbox to offer the UK WonkComms community an regular opportunity to get together and discuss some of the big

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Six things to know about email marketing

On Monday this week, WonkComms aficionados gathered for our second Breakfast Club hosted by Soapbox. This time we focused on email marketing – what one attendee referred to as the ‘Trojan horse’ of digital communications. As our discussion highlighted, that’s because

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