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How To Escape Your Scary Intranet


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Your Intranet doesn’t have to look like it belongs in a horror film. Escape your scary Intranet with these tips for creating a great looking portal.


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How To Escape Your Scary Intranet

  1. 1. Your Intranet doesn't have to look like it belongs in a horror film.
  2. 2. You can escape your scary Intranet...
  3. 3. ...with these 6 pro tips.
  4. 4. And you can read the original blog post by clicking here. Read More
  5. 5. 1. Provide Fun and Engaging Content
  6. 6. All work and no play makes jack a dull boy.
  7. 7. And nobody wants that.
  8. 8. Be sure to have a diverse blend of content,
  9. 9. that balances company news, alerts, etc…
  10. 10. with humor, employee spotlights/ recognition,
  11. 11. and gamified elements like contests and polls.
  12. 12. 2. Use Images and Videos
  13. 13. It’s a no brainer.
  14. 14. Images and videos make your Intranet more appealing to users.
  15. 15. They break up the monotony of having too much text,
  16. 16. hold user attention for longer,
  17. 17. and keep them from running in the other direction.
  18. 18. 3. Experiment
  19. 19. No, we’re not talking about mad science experiments here.
  20. 20. With so many new technologies being leveraged in the workplace,
  21. 21. organizations are constantly finding new ways to spruce up their Intranet.
  22. 22. Don’t be afraid to get creative and try something unconventional.
  23. 23. Like giving your Intranet a name...
  24. 24. ...or a mascot, to increase adoption.
  25. 25. 4. Maintain Consistent Branding
  26. 26. Keep your Intranet from looking like the creature Dr. Frankenstein stitched together,
  27. 27. by having consistent branding throughout your whole intranet.
  28. 28. Make sure your Intranet accurately reflects your organization's branding and vision,
  29. 29. while keeping things looking great, tidy and sleek.
  30. 30. 5. Have a Dynamic Design
  31. 31. Prevent your Intranet from turning into a zombie...
  32. 32. making sure it has a dynamic and interactive design.
  33. 33. An important aspect of this is mobile responsive design functionality,
  34. 34. which lets users access your Intranet on any device from anywhere.
  35. 35. 6. Get Feedback
  36. 36. Things are scary only because they are unknown.
  37. 37. Don't let your Intranet be one of those scary, unknown things.
  38. 38. Get to know your Intranet by taking advantage of analytics and measuring systems.
  39. 39. And listen to user suggestions and concerns to find out changes that need to be made.
  40. 40. Follow those 6 steps...
  41. 41. ...And you might just make it out alive.
  42. 42. When there is something strange, and it’s your Intranet...
  43. 43. Emgage!
  44. 44. Let us help you escape your scary Intranet.
  45. 45. Sign up for a free demo here!
  46. 46.