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PoliteMail Research Reveals Internal Corporate Communicators Struggle with Measurement

November 21, 2019
PoliteMail Research Reveals Internal Corporate Communicators Struggle with Measurement
PoliteMail Research Reveals Internal Corporate Communicators Struggle with Measurement

PORTSMOUTH, N.H.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 21, 2019--

PoliteMail Software, provider of accurate analytics for internal employee email communications programs, released the results of a comprehensive survey of more than 340 internal communications professionals.

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PoliteMail has released the results of its survey of internal communications professionals. (Graphic: Business Wire)

The research reveals email as the dominate employee communications channel, valued by 96% of enterprises with more than 1,000 employees. The survey, “ 2019 Internal Communications Measurement Survey Results, ” indicates that 84% of communicators want to implement some form of measurement to determine employee engagement but often lack the budget and technological resources to do so. 45 percent of respondents were not even sure where to start or what to measure.

Commissioned by PoliteMail and conducted by Ragan Communications, the survey polled internal communications professionals in such sectors as healthcare, technology, government, education and nonprofit. Across all industries and company sizes, the survey found several commonalities, including:

“The research shows that proving the effectiveness of employee communications continues to be a challenge for most enterprises,” said Michael DesRochers, managing partner at PoliteMail. “While digital tools such as instant messaging, mobile apps and social networking continue to flood the market, email remains most effective and companies continue to rely on email. The ability to improve email content and use inside corporations is dependent on accurate measurement to help communications teams make decisions informed by objective data.”

To download a free copy of 2019 Internal Communications Measurement Survey Results, visit https://politemail.com/2019-internal-comms-survey-results/.

About the research

PoliteMail commissioned Ragan to conduct a survey targeting internal communications professionals. The survey was administered to 340 qualified individuals in the spring of 2019. Data points were compiled and analyzed by Ragan’s team, then compared with the 2017 study.

About PoliteMail

PoliteMail is an internal communications measurement platform for Microsoft Outlook and Office365. Twenty-seven percent of America’s largest business organizations trust PoliteMail to deliver the tools and metrics they need to accurately measure, effectively manage and definitively improve employee email communications. PoliteMail adds measurement, responsive design, employee feedback and list management tools into Microsoft Outlook to align communications efforts with better business outcomes. For more information, visit www.politemail.com.

About Ragan

Ragan Communications, Inc., delivers practical advice, real-world solutions and field-tested strategies for today’s corporate communicator. Ragan is rooted in helping the communications professional advance in their careers while also improving the voice of the organizations they serve. The Ragan brand includes highly curated live and virtual events, two leadership Councils, multiple websites, an awards division, a consulting arm and targeted newsletters. Ragan live events draw more than 3,000 professionals annually and provide attendees with access to leading communicators, best practices and rich networking opportunities.

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