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5 Tips for Business Communicators

5 Tips for Business Communicators

At a recent International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) / SF Chapter meeting called Networking 9, we discussed skills and tools to help give yourself an edge as a business communicator today. Here are my five favorite tips to come out of this meeting:...

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Stay in the know by signing up for our free newsletter. Receive the latest news on innovation and trends, read thought leadership pieces from IABC members and industry experts, and enjoy curated content delivered straight to your inbox. Check out our latest newsletter...

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Take a Look at Us Now!

Take a Look at Us Now!

Welcome to our new website! As proponents of clear, concise communications, we’re proud to introduce our new design and layout, which better reflects our style, approach and the innovative spirit of the Bay Area. Your Bay Area communications industry resource We’ve...

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Need Work? Roll Up Your Sleeves and Volunteer

Need Work? Roll Up Your Sleeves and Volunteer

Erika Wah credits a complimentary IABC student membership she received as an IABC Canada Conference volunteer in 1993 for helping to launch her early communication career. Fresh out of university, she started volunteering at IABC events and joined IABC British...

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Are Your Meetings a Waste of Time?

Are Your Meetings a Waste of Time?

“Most of us spend half our work week in meetings, and those meetings are often a waste of time,” says meeting expert Natasha Terk. At last month’s Independent Communicators’ Roundtable meeting, “How to Make Your Next Client Meeting the Best Ever,” Natasha shared best...

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Join Us at Our Next Networking 9 Dinner!

Join Us at Our Next Networking 9 Dinner!

Networking 9 meetings are a low-stress way to share dinner, conversation and ideas with a small group of fellow IABC members. Check out the video below and sign up today for our March 13 dinners in San Francisco and Walnut Creek. (Members only.) ...

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Mentoring: The (Not-So) Secret to Your Success

Mentoring: The (Not-So) Secret to Your Success

By now you’ve heard the buzz. Whether you’re fresh out of college, or a seasoned professional, you’re regularly reminded: Mentoring matters. Many organizations and schools have formal programs designed to connect industry and academic leaders with mentees looking to...

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Getting the Word Out: Is Texting Up to the Job in a Disaster?

With 560 billion texts sent worldwide in 2017, texting as a preferred means of communication is inextricably woven into the patchwork of connections that mark our daily lives. Business has embraced texting thanks to impressive open rates that find 90% of recipients...

ICR Connect Provides Value for Solopreneurs

In 2017, the National Bureau of Economic Research concluded that over 16% of U.S. workers were participating in the gig economy, an increase of 56% in the past 10 years. Those numbers reflect the rise in technologies that gave birth to the likes of Uber and Grubhub...