When it comes to memos in the work place, we now have more choices than just ‘to memo or not to memo.’ Video memos can be beneficial to companies whose employees are spread out throughout different regions or who do not have the time for a face-to-face meeting. They are also beneficial for managers and leaders who want to improve their communication to employees. This video elaborates on the effectiveness of video memos.
WHAT COMMUNICATION QUESTIONS DOES THIS VIDEO ANSWER?
- How can I reach my audience in a personalized way, and get my message across?
- What benefits do video memos have over written memos?
- When would it be appropriate to use a video memo?
- How can my audience understand my message better?
- What questions should you ask yourself before deciding upon
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To memo, or not to memo. That is the question. Well now, the question is memo, or video memo? In today’s technologically advance society, we have the great capability of communicating information through channels such as video to our employees and to our workplace. So why not use it to our advantage?
If you’re considering writing a memo, think to yourself is this something that would be better communicated face to face, but we don’t have the time to do that? Or we’re spread out across so many different regions that it’s not possible? If the answer is yes to that, you might want to consider a video memo, because it will allow you to reach your audience in a more personalized way and also get the message across.
Another question to ask is will this message be better understood if I have some visuals or an embodiment of a visual to communicate it? If the answer is yes again, use a video memo. Change it up a little bit and see what your employees think. You might just find that the personalized touch you’re giving them through this communication is what truly makes a difference.
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