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The world of digital communications is evolving fast and Reading Room is at the forefront of that change. It means that there's always something new happening that you can find out about here.

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If you need an experienced commentator on digital communications for an article or event, Reading Room CEO Margaret Manning may be able to help - for more information call +44 (0) 20 7173 2800.

No-nonsense Social Media - you're invited!

12/11/2010

Are you ready for a no-nonsense Social Media event that offers practical, down-to earth advice to help you achieve your targets? Hosted at the exclusive Ivy as part of Internet Week Europe with fantastic expert speakers, this event is not to be missed!

Charity Awards win for Dogs Trust tops a glittering night under the spotlight for Reading Room

06/09/2010

Reading Room's long standing contribution to digital communications in the charity sector was recognised at last week's Charity Awards with three sites nominated in the coveted 'Best use of The Web' category. The digital consultancy were the centre of attention, awarded a win for Dogs Trust, a highly commended for Arthritis Research UK and a well deserved runner's up place for Parkinson's UK.

Reading Room breaks new ground with NHS Well-being Garden

19/08/2010

Reading Room has pushed back the boundaries with a unique and innovative new website for the NHS Foundation Trust in South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM), receiving praise from broadcaster, author and champion for mental health, Stephen Fry.

Double win for Reading Room at the International Business Awards

12/08/2010

We couldn't be prouder here at Reading Room after finding out our work for the Wellcome Collection and UNHCR has been rewarded with two globally-recognised Stevies at The 2010 International Business Awards.

Reading Room joins forces with Sitecore to deliver e-services perfection

14/07/2010

Our team will be taking part in two thought-provoking discussion groups at Olympia Conference Centre today, hosted by CMS specialists Sitecore, which will cover a range of topics, from social to geo-content, to help organisations gain more from their digital budgets by improving efficiency and effectiveness. 

Reading Room chief exec hits out at plan to scrap three-quarters of government websites

29/06/2010

Reading Room's chief executive, Margaret Manning, has questioned the strategy of the review launched by the Cabinet to identify three quarters of the Government's 820 websites to offload.

RAF Benevolent Fund launch social media drama to re-enact the Battle of Britain

28/06/2010

Reading Room, in close partnership with the RAF Benevolent Fund, has conceived and produced a social media campaign to target a new generation of supporters and raise funds.

Just click it - successful conversion is more than just SEO

19/05/2010

The Distillery, Reading Room's Brand Development and Customer Engagement division will be imparting their invaluable insights on Design by Conversion at the Marketing Industry Network's How to be Social - a Digital and Social Marketing briefing on the 27th May at the Radisson Edwardian Grafton Hotel in London from 1p.m.

Have your ambitions outgrown your CMS?

04/05/2010

New players have entered the market and open source has developed sufficiently to be a serious option for organisations of any size. One thing is certain, if you are considering upgrading your CMS then you face a mesmerising variety of choices. So, how and when should you upgrade your CMS and what should you choose?