Best software for internal communication in 2021

Discover our comparison of the 14 best solutions to streamline the information flow throughout your organisation.

Best software for internal communication in 2021

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Check out our list of the top 14 programs to improve your internal communication


The all-in-one French software 

  1. Talkspirit 

Internal newsletter solutions 

  1. Sendinblue
  2. eTarget
  3. MailChimp 
  4. MailJet

Intranets and Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

  1. Workplace
  2. Jamespot
  3. Yammer
  4. LumApps
  5. Jalios


Software to organize internal meetings in the form of webinars

  1. Livestorm 
  2. Zoom 
  3. ClickMeeting
  4. GoToWebinar


Choose the one that suits you best. 





The all-in-one platform to improve your internal communication 


1. Talkspirit

The software that simplifies information sharing, boosts exchanges and facilitates collaboration


internal communication Talkspirit


Talkspirit is an all-in-one French tool that facilitates your daily life and that of your employees, in particular by making the flow of information within the company more fluid. Some features such as the welcome portal or live videos allow you to distribute important information quickly while ensuring you reach the right audience. 

Key features:

  • usability  
  • all-in-one platform that facilitates internal and team communication and collaboration 
  • multi-domain accessibility and without email, to bring together ALL your employees
  • responsive customer service and user support (FR and EN) seven days a week
  • available in eight languages
  • GDPR : data hosted in the EU (at OVHcloud)

Limitations/Disadvantages: Talkspirit allows you to organize an internal online conference in one click but does not allow you to organize external live conferences

Pricing: 

  • free Essentials plan
  • subscription plans from €4 per month per user (decreasing rate from 500 users and preferential conditions for associations)
  • free trial (15 days) 
  • free personalized demo 




Software to create an internal newsletter

The newsletter is a simple tool to set up that allows you to transmit information in a regular and targeted way to your employees. 


2. Sendinblue

The solution to easily manage your email campaigns

internal communication Sendinblue

Sendinblue is a solution that allows you to easily create email campaigns. This SaaS software has several features such as creating newsletters, managing contacts, scheduling campaigns, etc. 

Key features:

  • Real-time results monitoring (opening rate, click rate, list of openers and clickers...)
  • import contacts 
  • sending schedule 

Limitations / disadvantages: solution that can be quite technical to master for beginners

Pricing: 

  • free plan
  • Lite plan at just €19 per month (up to 10,000 emails)
  • Premium plan at just €49 per month (up to 20,000 emails) 
  • Quotations available for enterprise plan


3. eTarget

The French solution for emailing


eTarget internal communication

  eTarget is a French application for creating email campaigns. Many pre-filled templates are available and can be modified according to your needs. The tool is based on a drag-and-drop system that makes it easy to use for everyone. 

Key features:

  • import of contact lists directly into the tool
  • checking the quality of a campaign before sending
  • access to campaign statistics in real time

Limitations/drawbacks: CLEAR

Pricing: 

  • Free plan (up to 6,000 emails per month)
  • X-10 plan at €15 per month (up to 10,000 emails per month)
  • X-40 plan at just €20 per month (up to 20,000 emails per month) 
  • X-80 plan at just €35 per month (up to 80,000 emails per month) 
  • X-MAX plan on request (more than 80,000 emails per month)




4. MailChimp 

The software that sends over 1 billion emails a day


MailChimp internal communication

MailChimp is one of the leading solutions on the market for online campaign management email. Available as a mobile application, MailChimp allows you to schedule and send all your campaigns from anywhere. 

Key features:

  • many mail templates to use and modify
  • targeting of recipients to reach the relevant audience
  • analytical tools

Limitations/drawbacks: Mailchimp deliverability in France needs to be improved

Pricing: 

  • free plan
  • Essentials plan at just $9.99 per month 
  • Standard plan at $14.99 per month 
  • Premium plan at $299 per month 



5. Mailjet 

The emailing solution for agile teams


Mailjet internal communication

Mailjet is a 100% online emailing software that requires no installation and that allows you to easily and quickly create email campaigns adapted to your needs. It offers diverse customization options. 

Key features:

  • easy to use and customizable tool
  • easy integration with other tools
  • optimal deliverability rate

Limitations/drawbacks: reactivity of the technical support

Pricing: 

  • free plan (up to 6,000 mails per month)
  • Basic plan at just €7.95 (up to 30,000 mails per month) 
  • Premium plan at €17.95 (up to 30,000 mails per month with additional features)

See the publisher's website for more information on the different price plans offered. 


Intranets and enterprise social networks (ESN)

Today, the intranet is often more than informative and has a social and collaborative use. As distinct tools, the intranet and the enterprise social network are tools that can meet your internal communication needs.

For more targeted software, check out our comparison of the best intranets and enterprise social networks. Feel free to explore these topics in more detail by visiting our blog



6. Workplace  

The enterprise social network with intuitive handling


internal communication Workplace

Workplace is a tool that offers a number of useful features for your internal communication issues. For example, create a group with relevant members only and publish news there or use the knowledge library as a place to share static content. 

Key features:

  • newsfeed
  • publications
  • focus groups 
  • live video 

Limitations / disadvantages: 

  • the familiarity of the platform with the Facebook social network can lead to inappropriate use in the professional sphere
  • publisher subject to the Cloud Act* 

Pricing: 

  • Advanced plan at $4 per month per user
  • Enterprise plan at $8 per month per user
  • 30-day free trial

 


7. Jamespot  

The multi-use tool that improves internal communication


internal communication Jamespot

Jamespot is a multi-purpose SaaS software that allows you to improve your internal communication with features such as a customizable welcome portal or intranet pages. 

Key features:

  • news flash 
  • intranet pages 
  • numerous functions 
  • 100% France-based publishing, hosting and customer service

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • need to download the modules in order to be able to use certain functionalities
  • technical support necessary to take full advantage of the platform's flexibility
  • analytics function to be developed

Pricing: 

  • Fast-Track plan at just €5 per month per user
  • Professional plan at € 8 per month per user
  • Enterprise plan on request


8. Yammer  

Microsoft software that centralizes your members to better distribute information


internal communication Yammer

Yammer is an enterprise social network developed by Microsoft that also serves as your intranet. This software allows you to improve communication within your company as well as the commitment of your employees. 

Key features:

  • provision of information
  • creation of communities to reach the relevant audience when disseminating information

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • not very customizable interface 
  • publisher subject to the Cloud Act* 

Pricing: 

  • Microsoft 365 Business Basic at €4.20 per month per user
  • Microsoft 365 Business Standard at €10.50 per month per user 
  • Microsoft 365 Business Premium at €16.00 per month per user 
  • Microsoft 365 Apps at just €8.80 per month per user


9. LumApps 

The intranet for Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace users

 

internal communication LumApps

LumApps is an advanced intranet that allows you to connect, inform, and engage your employees. This software allows you to break down silos and improve the quality of collaboration and internal communication. 

Key features:

  • news center 
  • virtual forum 
  • customizable design
  • targeted communications 
  • Android and iOS mobile applications

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • intrinsically linked to Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace collaborative solutions, both subject to the Cloud Act * 
  • some features are difficult to use without technical support

Pricing: only on quotation.



10. Jalios

The digital workplace that centralizes your digital exchange and workspace 


Jalios internal communication

Jalios is a SaaS software that facilitates your daily life by improving the circulation of important information in the company and by facilitating the involvement of your employees. 

Key features:

  • micro-blogging 
  • notifications 
  • automatic translation in 16 languages 
  • single point of access to important information 

Limitations/drawbacks: support required to use some features

Pricing: 

  • JPlatform Cloud plan at €6 per month per user 
  • JPlatform Ready plan on request
  • JPlatform Evolution plan on request



Webinar meetings

Internal webinars are an interesting solution to distribute important information in an interactive and more human way. 



11. Livestorm  

A simple and powerful video communication tool for companies of all sizes



internal communication Livestorm

Livestorm is a browser-based video communication platform that allows you to implement a direct and effective internal communication strategy. 

Key features:

  • unlimited HD webinars 
  • online chat
  • screen sharing

Limitations/drawbacks : NC

Pricing: 

  • free starter plan
  • Premium plan at €89 per month
  • Enterprise plan on request



12. Zoom 

The software that unifies video conferencing and online meetings

internal communication Zoom

Zoom is a cloud-based video and web conferencing platform. It allows you to organize live online events with ease. 

Key features:

  • HD audio and video
  • reports and analysis
  • feature-rich host controls 

Limitations/drawbacks: reactivity of the technical support

Pricing: 

  • free plan
  • Pro plan at €13.99 per month per license 
  • Business plan at €18.99 per month per license (up to 300 participants)
  • Enterprise plan at €18.99 per month per license (up to 500 participants)
  • Zoom United Business plan at €33 per month per license 



13. ClickMeeting

The tool to broadcast your information live 

ClickMeeting internal communication

ClickMeeting is a SaaS software that allows you to organize webinars easily, from preparation to presentation and interaction. 

Key features:

  • broadcast room customization
  • registration page 
  • waiting room with agenda
  • screen sharing 

Limitations / disadvantages:

  • platform stability to be improved 
  • unresponsive support service 
  • platform ergonomics 

Pricing: 

  • 30-day free trial
  • Live plan at just €30 per month (up to 30 participants)
  • Automated plan at €40 per month (up to 30 participants)
  • Enterprise plan on request

More information on pricing on the publisher's website. 


14. GoToWebinar

GoToMeeting's online conferencing application


internal communication Gotowebinar

GoToWebinar is a SaaS program that allows you to organize webinars for up to 1,000 people. This tool is as useful for organizing classic conferences as it is for internal conferences to get important information out quickly to employees. 

Key features:

  • usability  
  • webinar templates
  • Conference management (calendar)

Limitations/drawbacks : NC

Pricing: 

  • Starter plan at $89 per month (up to 100 participants)
  • Pro plan at $199 per month (up to 500 participants)
  • Plus plan at $429 per month (up to 3,000 participants)







*Cloud Act: US federal law on the surveillance of personal data, adopted in 2018, which obliges US service providers to provide the federal authorities all stored data upon request, regardless of the location of the servers (even in the  EU) (Source: Wikipedia)



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