Face-to-face 34 times more effective than email

May 16, 2017 at 12:24 pm Leave a comment

For those interested in campapr17-11-559572409-1200x675aigning and its effectiveness, here is a very interesting article that found that face-to-face contact is 34 more time successful than email contact.  This has interesting implications for campaigning and advocacy today, that increasingly relies on online communication to persuade people and organisations to take action.

The authors comment:

“People tend to overestimate the power of their persuasiveness via text-based communication, and underestimate the power of their persuasiveness via face-to-face communication.”

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Entry filed under: Campaign evaluation, Communication evaluation.

Advocacy Evaluation Event: 14 June 2017, Washington DC Number 1 value of communications – connecting it to organisational objectives?

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