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13
Jun

Asset management websites not promoting trust

Asset management websites not promoting trust 98.5% of asset management companies’ websites don’t meet basic readability levels, according to VisibleThread’s 2018 Website Clarity Index.   BALTIMORE, June 13, 2018 – VisibleThread, the content optimization vendor, has released the results of its global clear language study of 69 asset management firms. This follows from the 2016 survey, which …

15
May

VisibleThread and ClearMark Awards recognizes plain language superstars

VisibleThread and ClearMark Awards recognizes plain language superstars   The Center for Plain Language hosted the annual ClearMark Awards this month. These awards promote the use of clear language in North American organizations. It judges entrants in various categories based on their use of clean, plain language. VisibleThread sponsored the event and we’re pleased to …

11
Apr

The Facebook User Agreement as seen by the Algorithms

The Facebook User Agreement as seen by the Algorithms   Yesterday Senator Kennedy from Louisiana slammed Facebook saying, “Your user agreement sucks!” We analyzed it with our language compliance tool and collected some data for the software and legal experts out there. Not a big surprise, it does suck! See below, it has lots of …

6
Apr

VisibleThread Users Conference | March 2018

VisibleThread Users Conference – 2018 Optimize your investment in VisibleThread – Drive better efficiency & Compliance – Customer Best Practice – New Product Releases; VT Docs 3.0 – VT Communications Suite & VT Readability – and more We had a really great users’ conference this year in Reston, Virginia. Here are the recordings and slide …

28
Mar

VisibleThread Docs 3.0 what’s new

VisibleThread Docs 3.0 what’s new NOTE: May 15, 2018 – The VT Docs 3.0 update pack is now available for on-premise customers with up to date subscriptions. Contact support@visiblethread.com for instructions and download links. Our latest VT Docs 3.0 release has many extensions that we think you’ll love. In this post, I’ll give a full overview of …

15
Mar

Ireland Minister of Communications meets VisibleThread to discuss Clarity in Gov Communications

Ireland Minister of Communications meets VisibleThread to discuss Clarity in Gov Communications Eric Muraven, VisibleThread’s Vice-President of Strategic Alliances and Partners, recently attended an Enterprise Ireland event in Toronto, Canada. Also in attendance were: Minister Denis Naughten, Irish Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Ambassador Jim Kelly, Ireland’s ambassador to Canada, and Other Irish …

7
Mar

Words Matter – Driving better Citizen Engagement in Irish Government | March 2018

Words Matter – Driving better Citizen Engagement in Irish Government Slide Decks This event is now over. It occurred on Wednesday the 7th March. Here are the slide decks. Session 1: Effective Content for Better Government Engagement Shane Diffily, Consultant, Author and Content Strategist Download: Effective Content for better Government Engagement Session 2: The Irish Revenue …

18
Jan

Webinar: How Sales Automation Support use VisibleThread to vet Contracts and Proposals – Slide Deck & Recording

Webinar: How Sales Automation Support use VisibleThread to vet Contracts and Proposals Webinar: Slide Deck & Recording This webinar is now over. It occurred on Thursday the 18th January. Here are the slides and recording. And here is the original webinar description: We’re delighted to have Michelle Keshel, CEO & Founder of Sales Automation Support …

5
Jan

What Trump’s 7 Banned Words for the CDC Highlight About Corporate Communications Challenges

What Trump’s 7 Banned Words for the CDC Highlight About Corporate Communications Challenges   On December 15th, the Washington Post reported that the white house told the CDC (Center for Disease Control) not to use 7 specific words in their communications. The 7 banned words were: “vulnerable,” “entitlement,” “diversity,” “transgender,” “fetus,” “evidence-based” and “science-based”. Various …