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John Lovell

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Crisis Communications in a Virtual Work Environment

We continue to live through challenging times, with the COVID outbreak possibly surging again, controversies over vaccines, and a deep sense of displacement among most of the American workforce. Organizations continue to struggle with being able to communicate effectively with employees, stakeholders, customers and investors during these times of crisis. Tools and services that enable companies of all sizes to…
John Lovell
July 30, 2021
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Thinking about the “afterlife” of your live event

Sometimes live conferences and events require an “afterlife,” to reach other audiences after the presentation has been made. How do make sure the shared media files reflect your organization or brand in a professional way? Thanks to remote working and reconfigured office arrangements, sharing and distributing recorded content after the event is becoming more and more common. Whether this means…
John Lovell
July 13, 2021
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No substitute for experience in virtual event management

There’s been a frenzy of new funding and virtual meeting start-ups to address issues uncovered in the changing world of online organizational communications. Meanwhile, Intellor continues to do what we’ve been doing since 2000: provide personal, end-to-end managed conferencing services for those critical, “can’t fail” meetings and events. Over on the Smart Meetings web site, there’s an article detailing the…
John Lovell
July 2, 2021
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Making the most of hybrid work events (Part 1)

Now more than ever, producing engaging and impactful hybrid events – conferences and meetings with in-person and remote attendees – should be a high priority within the context of your organizational communication strategy. Hybrid work events have become critical in terms of retaining cohesive teams and exchanging information on a global scale. Because many people have discovered they prefer the…
John Lovell
June 15, 2021
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Getting the All Hands conference call exactly right

For enterprise organizations and NPOs, there are some conference events that are simply too important to get wrong. When failure simply isn't an option, you need Intellor. All Hands conference calls require professional presentation, regardless of how many participants, technologies, countries or audiences may be involved. It's a moment when messages need to be delivered with confidence and clarity. But…
John Lovell
June 9, 2021
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“We’re live in five minutes”: the value of an event producer

When conferencing event technology isn’t playing nicely minutes before an important live virtual training session is set to begin, that’s when having an experienced Event Producer really matters. Recently I witnessed an incident during a live video conferencing event, and it really served to highlight how challenging it can be for presenters when unexpected technical issues come up “in the…
John Lovell
June 1, 2021
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Maximizing your investment in room-based video conferencing equipment

Everyone is aware of the ways in which 2020 changed not only how organizations work, collaborate and communicate – but where they do so. As part of their adjustment to this new reality, many organizations expanded investments in conferencing technologies to enable remote work. For communicators delivering high-stakes events – IR calls, town hall meetings, mission-critical inter-agency or department briefings,…
John Lovell
May 25, 2021
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2020 proved the value of well-managed virtual communications

An interesting article over on the PR News Online web site provides some hard-won guidelines for conducting virtual press events. The timely advice is mainly shared by seasoned corporate communications professionals who were forced to transition to more creative online solutions to reach the media, as well as critical target audiences. However, their insights apply equally to any company, NPO…
John Lovell
May 10, 2021
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When DIY web conferencing becomes a liability

With a variety of popular web and video conferencing applications now in widespread use for most companies and organizations, the notion that all meetings and events can now be handled internally is an easy assumption to make. And 90% of the time, that’s likely true. Regularly-scheduled internal meetings, brainstorming sessions, training classes and events that require small numbers of participants…
John Lovell
April 30, 2021