Effective messaging

Guidance and resources on creating coherent messages that reach across diverse audiences.

Empower your organisation with an effective core message workshop

An effective core message will empower your organisation by giving purpose and direction to your employees and volunteers and by enabling you to develop meaningful communications that help you achieve your goals. Aly Thompson helps you capture the essence of your organisation’s reason for being, the value you offer with what you do, and what makes you stand out. (24 November 2023)

Additional core messaging resources

Resources to help you develop clear, compelling and consistent messaging about your organisation and cause.

Human-centred communication webinar

Kassy Hayden and Julia Anderson of Mitra share how you can break free of linear ways of thinking about communications and put humans and values at the centre of your communications practice. Their methods draw on neuroscience, psychology and the science of storytelling. (8 September 2023)

Message House workshop

John Walsh's Community Comms Collective workshop on simplifying the development of your messaging using the 'Message House' tool (20 September 2019).

Other Message House resources

A free toolkit, including an e-book and Word template, to help you craft powerful messages and get teams to use them.

The science of effective messaging workshop

Marianne Elliot's Community Comms Collective workshop on values-based messaging (1 March 2019).

Resources to support values-based messaging

Research and resources for using a values-based approach to communication.

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