Screenshot of the Ecolint Alumni e-newsletter from October 2016

A tried and tested approach to e-newsletters

Over the past decade or so I’ve worked for four different organizations aiming to engage members in some way. Whether it was technology experts following the work of the DVB Project or the EBU, the staff of EAZA member zoos,…

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Photo of the communal noticeboard in the Vaudois village of Vich

You need an About page for your website

You will find this advice in may other places, but it bears repeating: you need an About page for your website. Websites come in many shapes, sizes and flavours, but no matter how groundbreaking or stylish your site is, there…

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Selecting British & World English on the Oxford Dictionaries site.

Be organized. Or organised. But not both.

Growing up in Ireland, I was taught to write British English. Thus my colours have a ‘u’, my omelettes come with a ‘te’, and the ‘r’ comes before the ‘e’ in my litres. I also, at least until quite recently,…

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In hindsight, it looks like a master plan

In hindsight, it almost looks like it was a master plan: spend two to three years each at different international organizations, building up the skills, experience and network I would need to launch a (hopefully!) successful communications consultancy. In reality,…

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