Category Archives: Professional Development and Training

Content Strategy Applied 2017 in review

We were pleased to see Content Strategy Applied resurrected for 2017 after we attended the first #csapplied conference at eBay back in 2011 and 2012. The event, which focused on case studies and practical applications of content strategy, was founded in …
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Interview with a… Plain Language Consultant and Content Strategist

This month we welcome Frances Gordon to our job Q&A series with professionals working in digital communications. Together with her business partner, Candice Burt, Frances runs an international content strategy and plain-language business, specialising in financial content including fintech. This …
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Useful links for digital communicators (Jan 2017)

Here’s our regular roundup of the latest links, professional development and training insights, and digital communications reads that have caught our eye over the past month. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Rapid no-code mobile app development – an introduction

Rapid mobile app development (RMAD) platforms are on the rise, allowing non-programmers to create and build apps for iPhone, iPad, and Android-based smartphones and tablets. The applications for business are wide-ranging and can save on the often significant time and …
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Join the webinar: How to develop and launch your own mobile app

In the 1990s, a business had to have a fax number to show that it was a serious business. In the 2000s, it was a website. Today, more and more businesses have mobile apps to show that they’re serious about communicating and connecting …
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Ultimate list of 2017 digital and content conferences

Is your perfect learning opportunity here? Our annual roundup of events for digital communications professionals aims to help those who are looking to further their career and professional development in 2017. There are nearly 50 events listed here and many take place on …
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Useful reads for digital communicators (Nov-Dec 2016)

Here’s our regular roundup of the latest links, professional development and training insights, and digital communications reads that have caught our eye over the past month. We also post regularly to our Firehead’s Twitter and LinkedIn pages, so please do connect with or follow us …
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Firehead contributes to new master’s degree in tech comm and localisation

A brand new online master’s programme in technical communication and localisation is launching at the University of Strasbourg, France in early 2017 – and Firehead is proud to be an industry contributor. The new programme, Master in Technical Communication and Localization …
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Learn how to create your own mobile apps – no coding required

Ever had a killer idea for an app but come unstuck when it comes to making it actually happen? Then we have just the course for you: a new rapid DIY mobile app development course for non-techies… You can do …
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