FIR Interview – Robin Crumby, Melcrum: May 31, 2007

Social networks are attracting a lot of attention in business, no more so than in the field of organizational communication. In this edition of For Immediate Release podcast interviews, Neville talked with Robin Crumby, Managing Director at London-based research and training firm Melcrum.

Our conversation included discussion about the Melcrum Communicators’ Network – its launch, what’s in it for communicators, where it fits in a crowded social networks space, and what the future might hold.

About our Conversation Partner

Robin CrumbyRobin Crumby is Melcrum’s Managing Director and co-founded the business with Victoria Mellor in 1996.

Robin has launched a number of online communities and websites for professional communicators over the years, including The Communicators’ Network, The Internal Comms Hub, and the Strategic Communication Research Forum. He oversees Melcrum’s marketing, sales and operations for its three offices in London, Chicago, IL and Sydney, Australia.

Melcrum is a research and training business, expert in all aspects of internal communication. Through its global networks, Melcrum connects more than 25,000 professional communicators in sharing what works.

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Neville Hobson

Social Strategist, Communicator, Writer, and Podcaster with a curiosity for tech and how people use it. Believer in an Internet for everyone. Early adopter (and leaver) and experimenter with social media. Occasional test pilot of shiny new objects. Avid tea drinker.