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12 Workplace Motivation Ideas

EPISODE 96 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix Attracting and retaining talent; employee health, wellness and satisfaction; efficiency and productivity – the success of your organization hinges on workplace motivation…

Get an overview of how local governments are using digital signs to engage both employees and the public

Digital Signs for Local Government

EPISODE 93 | Chip Kepner, region sales manager – West Great Lakes for Visix Government is all about people. Communicating essential information to both the public and employees can be a…

Get tips to make your communications more impactful and inclusive.

The Power of Language

EPISODE 92 | Guest: Jennifer King, performance coach with Stand & Deliver Communication is about language. Words matter, but so does the intention behind those words, the feeling or action you want them…

Digital signage cost depends on six main factors. Hear all the options in this episode of our podcast.

What Does Digital Signage Cost?

EPISODE 89 | Guest: Trey Hicks, chief sales officer, Visix, Inc. What does digital signage cost? It seems like a simple question, but it’s not. Digital signage isn’t like buying a cell…

Listen to this episode to find out how digital signs in k12 schools can engage students, teachers and staff, parents and visitors

Using Digital Signs in K12 Schools

EPISODE 88 | Ilyse Johnson, region sales manager – Mid-South for Visix Schools have a unique challenge of communicating across three very different audiences – students, teachers and staff, and…

If you overcommunicate, people will tune out. Get practical advice about how to do more with fewer communications.

Overcommunicate at Your Own Peril

EPISODE 87 |  Andrew Brown, co-founder of the Academy of Business Communications Email, chat, WhatsApp, Zoom, Teams, town halls, meetings, intranets, digital signage – it can all feel overwhelming. As the…

Hear how digital signs for hospitals are modernizing the patient, visitor and staff experience

Digital Signs for Hospitals

EPISODE 85 | Steve Lainer, region sales manager – Northeast for Visix Healthcare facilities need to communicate everything from entertainment for waiting rooms to critical care notices at nurses’ stations. Digital…

Purpose-driven content means focusing on what’s important to your target audience, and is how modern organizations turn their audience into advocates.

Purpose-Driven Content

EPISODE 84 | Guest: Maliha Aqeel, independent communications consultant, founder & CEO of the Ideas Collective Word of mouth has gone digital and in the age of the empowered consumer,…

Get practical advice for Where to Put Digital Signs

Where to Put Digital Signs

EPISODE 79 | Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix Even the best message designs can’t engage viewers if your screens are inaccessible or inconvenient. A lot of folks start with…

Find out how working with a local AV or IT integrator for digital signage can help

Why Integration Partners Matter

EPISODE 78 | Guest: Trey Hicks, chief sales officer, Visix, Inc. You need a digital signage system. So now what? You can research software and hardware vendors online, but who takes care…

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Get an overview of how local governments are using digital signs to engage both employees and the public

Digital Signs for Local Government

EPISODE 93 | Chip Kepner, region sales manager – West Great Lakes for Visix Government is all about people. Communicating essential information to both the public and employees can be a…

Digital signage cost depends on six main factors. Hear all the options in this episode of our podcast.

What Does Digital Signage Cost?

EPISODE 89 | Guest: Trey Hicks, chief sales officer, Visix, Inc. What does digital signage cost? It seems like a simple question, but it’s not. Digital signage isn’t like buying a cell…

Listen to this episode to find out how digital signs in k12 schools can engage students, teachers and staff, parents and visitors

Using Digital Signs in K12 Schools

EPISODE 88 | Ilyse Johnson, region sales manager – Mid-South for Visix Schools have a unique challenge of communicating across three very different audiences – students, teachers and staff, and…

Hear how digital signs for hospitals are modernizing the patient, visitor and staff experience

Digital Signs for Hospitals

EPISODE 85 | Steve Lainer, region sales manager – Northeast for Visix Healthcare facilities need to communicate everything from entertainment for waiting rooms to critical care notices at nurses’ stations. Digital…

Get practical advice for Where to Put Digital Signs

Where to Put Digital Signs

EPISODE 79 | Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix Even the best message designs can’t engage viewers if your screens are inaccessible or inconvenient. A lot of folks start with…

Find out how working with a local AV or IT integrator for digital signage can help

Why Integration Partners Matter

EPISODE 78 | Guest: Trey Hicks, chief sales officer, Visix, Inc. You need a digital signage system. So now what? You can research software and hardware vendors online, but who takes care…

Find out how corporations are using digital signs for business communications, motivation and more in our podcast

Digital Signs for Business

EPISODE 70 | Jason Cain, region sales manager – South Central for Visix Businesses of all types and sizes are using digital signage to inform and motivate employees, as well as…

Listen for advice on building a successful work from home culture

Work from Home: Tech, Trends & Benefits

EPISODE 57 | Guest: Jonathan Blackwood, editorial director of Commercial Integrator and editor-in-chief of My TechDecisions How we work is changing, partly because of circumstance and partly due to technology….

Hear how to reinforce health and safety with digital signs - get tips on content and messaging in our podcast

Digital Signage for Health and Safety

EPISODE 46 | Guest: Trey Hicks, chief sales officer, Visix, Inc. Health and safety is important in all work environments, but it’s paramount in manufacturing and industrial settings. Accidents can…

Learn the basics about video walls and how to implement them in this podcast episode

Video Walls: The Ins and Outs

EPISODE 38 | Guest: Joe Murray, systems engineer and architect, Visix, Inc. Video walls are big, bold and beautiful, and they always capture attention. But it’s more than just tossing…

Learn tips for how to build and keep momentum on digital signs in our podcast

Maintaining Momentum on Digital Signs

EPISODE 23 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix You’ve launched your digital signage system and everything is going well. But how do you keep things running smoothly?…

Listen to DSDR podcast episode 19 for tips on how to measure digital signage ROI (return on involvement)

Tips to Measure Digital Signage ROI

EPISODE 19 | Guest: Ellyce Kelly, client relationship manager for Visix What’s the point of your communications? What are you trying to say, and what should people do or know once they…

Learn the most common mistakes people make with digital signage and how to avoid them in DSDR podcast episode 15

13 Ways to Fail at Digital Signage

EPISODE 15 | Guest: Sean Matthews, president and CEO of Visix Over the years, we’ve seen a lot of systems get installed with lots of excitement and high expectations, then languish…

Listen to our podcast for 16 easy steps to plan your digital signage start up

16 Digital Signage Start Up Tips

EPISODE 10 | Host: Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix You’ve selected a digital signage vendor with all the components and services you’ll need. So, just pick a date for installation,…

Get step-by-step advice for launching a digital signage pilot program when you listen to episode 9 of our DSDR podcast

Launching a Digital Signage Pilot

EPISODE 9 | Guest: Ellyce Kelly, client relationship manager for Visix Running a digital signage pilot is a vital step for every installation, no matter the size. Whether you’re launching a…

Get tips to make your communications more impactful and inclusive.

The Power of Language

EPISODE 92 | Guest: Jennifer King, performance coach with Stand & Deliver Communication is about language. Words matter, but so does the intention behind those words, the feeling or action you want them…

If you overcommunicate, people will tune out. Get practical advice about how to do more with fewer communications.

Overcommunicate at Your Own Peril

EPISODE 87 |  Andrew Brown, co-founder of the Academy of Business Communications Email, chat, WhatsApp, Zoom, Teams, town halls, meetings, intranets, digital signage – it can all feel overwhelming. As the…

Hear how good employee experience, customer experience and visitor experience can create brand advocates for life

EX, CX, VX and Why Experience Matters

EPISODE 72 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix The experience is everything. Whether it be the visitor experience, customer experience or employee experience, focusing on people, their needs…

Learn how to get more relevant feedback on your employee surveys and avoid common mistakes

Employee Surveys: The Dos and Don’ts

EPISODE 69 | Elizabeth Williams and Andrew Brown, founders of the Academy of Business Communications Employee surveys are a longstanding tool in the management and communications arsenal. By getting direct feedback…

Listen to our DSDR podcast episode to hear tips for keeping remote workers engaged

7 Ways to Keep Remote Workers Engaged

EPISODE 68 | Sean Matthews, president and CEO of Visix What’s the difference between remote workers and in-office workers? Not much, it turns out. Every employee wants to feel motivated, connected…

Learn how exploiting the Face-to-Face Channel can bolster your communications campaigns

Feeding the Face-to-Face Channel

EPISODE 61 | Guest: Ray Walsh, communications consultant & author of Localizing Employee Communications You work hard to manage digital signage, emails, intranets and other communication channels, but you might be neglecting…

Hear our breakdown of the latest study about internal communication priorities and challenges

Internal Communication Trends for 2021

EPISODE 60 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing & communications manager for Visix, Inc. A new study by Gallagher on internal communication trends gives insights into the changing landscape of reaching…

Listen to our DSDR podcast episode to hear all about employee engagement trends

Employee Engagement Trends in 2021

EPISODE 59 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing & communications manager for Visix, Inc. Employee engagement has been greatly affected by the upheavals of 2020. Internal Communications, Human Resources, the C-suite,…

Get tips on how to communicate effectively in press releases and other mediums from Dave Haynes of Sixteen Nine

How (Not) to Communicate Effectively

EPISODE 55 | Guest: Dave Haynes, founding editor for Sixteen:Nine, host of the 16:9 Podcast and digital signage consultant Dave Haynes began in newspapers but started focusing primarily on digital…

Learn how localization works to improve the customer experience in our podcast with Ray Walsh

Localization & Why It Matters

EPISODE 44 | Guest: Ray Walsh, independent localization expert, author of Localizing Employee Communications We talk a lot about audience engagement with digital signage, and one way to ensure people…

Get tips in our podcast to engage different business teams with digital signs

Engaging Business Teams with Digital Signage

EPISODE 22 | Guest: Sean Matthews, president and CEO of Visix Today’s business environment is competitive, and internal communications need to support and encourage employees continuously and consistently. Engaging business teams…

Get an overview of audience motivations and content ideas to appeal to each of them in our podcast

Understanding Audience Motivations

EPISODE 3 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix What do audience motivations have to do with digital signage? Why can’t I just put a message up on the…

12 Workplace Motivation Ideas

EPISODE 96 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix Attracting and retaining talent; employee health, wellness and satisfaction; efficiency and productivity – the success of your organization hinges on workplace motivation…

Purpose-driven content means focusing on what’s important to your target audience, and is how modern organizations turn their audience into advocates.

Purpose-Driven Content

EPISODE 84 | Guest: Maliha Aqeel, independent communications consultant, founder & CEO of the Ideas Collective Word of mouth has gone digital and in the age of the empowered consumer,…

Get best practices for digital event signs in our podcast

The Best Event Signs Are Digital

EPISODE 75 | Ellyce Kelly, professional services consultant for Visix The number one thing shown on digital signs outside of retail settings is events. But showing events doesn’t just mean listing…

Listen for tips on experiential design for digital signage messages to engage more people

Experiential Design for Digital Signage

EPISODE 63 | Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix Immersive experiences are being pioneered in a number of fields using experiential design concepts. Though digital signage is mainly a visual medium,…

Explore the methodology and ROI benefits of A/B Testing for digital signage messages and more

A/B Testing for Digital Signage Content

EPISODE 51 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager for Visix Measuring success is critical for modern communicators, and experimenting with A/B testing gives you data that you can analyze…

Listen to our podcast to learn four digital signage shortcuts to save time and improve engagement

Four Digital Signage Shortcuts

EPISODE 26 | Guest: Debbie DeWitt, marketing communications manager, Visix, Inc. Constantly creating fresh, exciting digital signage content can be quite a burden, especially for a small team tasked with…

Get examples for automated content on digital signs and learn about the benefits in episode 17 of our DSDR podcast

Automated Content for Digital Signs

EPISODE 17 | Host: Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix Information today changes at breakneck speed, and your audience is used to having the latest facts at their fingertips at any…

Get gamification ideas and tips for your digital signs in our award-winning podcast

Gamification Ideas for Digital Signage

EPISODE 14 | Host: Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix Digital signage is all about engagement. And to engage your audience, you have to offer them something interesting and compelling on…

Get practical tips on how to show metrics on digital signs in our Digital Signage Done Right podcast

Metrics and Measures on Digital Signs

EPISODE 11 | Guest: Sean Matthews, president and CEO of Visix The modern workplace thrives on data – it stimulates teamwork, drives performances, provides transparency, and allows the organization to…

Get tips on how to design engaging interactive screen layouts that are easy to navigate

Design Tips for Interactive Screens

EPISODE 71 | Melissa Sartin, creative content artist for Visix Interactivity is now the norm for screens in our daily lives. Making your digital signage interactive, either using touchscreen or…

Get practical tips on how to use ADA Guidelines to make your digital signage more accessible

ADA Guidelines for Digital Signage

EPISODE 50 | Derek DeWitt, communications specialist for Visix Professional communication is about inclusion. The number and type of disabilities are more prevalent and varied than you might think, and…

Learn about digital wayfinding for any screen - static or touchscreen displays

Digital Wayfinding 101

EPISODE 43 | Guest: Jill Perardi, director of professional services for Visix Wayfinding at its most basic level is simple – help people get from point A to point B….

Learn about making any screen interactive with voice-activated signage

Voice-Activated Signage Explained

EPISODE 39 | Guest: Trey Hicks, chief sales officer, Visix, Inc. Interactivity is becoming ubiquitous in digital signage, and today there’s a new way to interact with the screen: voice…

Listen to our podcast to learn how to make your digital signs interactive whether or not they're touchscreens

Ideas to Make Your Signs Interactive

EPISODE 33 | Guest: Jill Perardi, creative services manager, Visix, Inc. Interactivity is ubiquitous. Websites only work through interactivity. Social media is dependent on people interacting with each other’s content….

Get PowerPoint design tips for digital signage from award-winning artists in DSDR podcast episode 30

PowerPoint Design for Digital Signs

EPISODE 30 | Guests: Melissa Sartin, creative content artist for Visix, and Dwayne Johnson, senior interactive artist for Visix One of the most popular ways to create content for digital…

In this podcast episode, we give you practical image tips for digital signs that you can start using today

Image Tips for Digital Signs

EPISODE 27 | Guest: Jill Perardi, creative services manager, Visix, Inc. Though digital signage content usually includes text, it’s a visual medium and pictures can make or break a message’s…