A Comprehensive, New Way to Communicate to All Employees

backstitch Reader is the best way to engage your entire workforce.

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backstitch reader, an internal communications app for mobile and web.


What is backstitch Reader?

Deliver personalized content and messages to all employees, stakeholders, members and/or spouses. Yes, we did just make it a whole lot easier to reach your entire community, no matter where they are. With this employee app, reach anyone whether they are in the office, in the field, or at home. By instantly sharing company information, industry news, fringe benefits and even time sensitive crisis communications, your MyBenefits-Mobileemployees will feel more engaged and in the know.

Ultimately increase your employee engagement and provide an active two-way communication space for all your employees using this full internal communications platform.

As a completely white-labeled web and mobile app, backstitch Reader truly becomes, your company app.” Not only is the app native to iPhone and Android but it is fully responsive on the web, which makes it the perfect one-stop shop for all employee communications.

Efficiently reach your diverse, wide range, employee base and target them with specific messages. There’s no need to group all employees into one bucket anymore. Simply tailor certain content to the employee groups who actually need to hear it. Either quickly reach the whole company by sending employee notifications or sharing Topics, or send and share personalized content just for them.

After all, there’s nothing better than making employees feel like they matter. What better way to do that effectively than to use backstitch Reader?

Your Own Custom Mobile App

A native iPhone and Android app created to match your culture. Branded and designed just for your organization.

Reaching employees where they are just got a whole lot easier. As a major upcoming trend around internal communications, internal mobile apps are becoming increasingly popular among businesses. On any iPhone or Android, backstitch Reader transforms into your own fully white-labeled company app.

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Instant Notifications

Elevate important messages without the challenges of SMS.

Easily send instant push notifications right to employees' phones. Send them the crucial information faster. Create effective messages that gets their attention and onto your app!

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Personally Tailored Topics

Engage each team member with what's important to them.

Share relevant topics to your employees. Arrange your employee population by teams to only see what's important and prevent information overload. Boost employee engagement by focusing your message based on role, location and individual aspirations.

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Responsive Web App

Reach your employees not only on their phones but on their desktops and tablets as well.

Create a central place for employees to look at for all industry news, important documents, company benefits information and much more!

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Integrate with Existing Systems

Publish to your existing channels and leverage data in your existing databases.

Easily integrate with HRIS, Active Directory or Office 365 systems, so there’s no headache when it comes to authenticating users and working with IT. Utilize existing systems when verifying employees.

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Curated Content

Take full advantage of all of your resources.

Blend internal documents with curated content from your vendors and industry resources. Communicate information from the latest trends regarding important topics such as health and wellness, financial planning, and safety.

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Media Monitoring

Automate your company digest.

Collect news from around the web and social media. Build up comprehensive topics mentioning your company, competitors, and industry. Provide continuous training with a collection of content from thought leaders for each department. The topics are limitless.

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Benefits Communications

During open enrollment and beyond.

Benefits communication can be overwhelming, we know. This is why backstitch is here to help make your benefits education and enrollment process smooth, painless and virtual. Studies show more than 8 in 10 employers that use technology during their enrollment process improves employee benefits enrollment.

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Perks and Discounts

Spoil Your Employees with a Directory of Perks and Discounts.

You have a great place to work; your company provides a ton of perks and discounts to your employees. Now, your employees have a portal where they can browse and redeem their perks on the go.

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Real-Time Conversations

Secure and controlled employee messaging.

Communicate and send messages instantly to groups or individuals, right within the app. Allow employee level peer-to-peer conversations or set manager-to-employee hierarchy level communications. Create a business-friendly place for employees to communicate with each other. Encrypted end to end.

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Digital Displays

Deploy affordable and integrated large screen communications.

Does your office or campus provide digital signage options? backstitch Reader is compatible with large scale digital displays. Provide consistent, focused content without the need of complex digital signage solutions. Simple plug and play digital display options.

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Documents and Opt-In Agreements

Accept digital signatures as part of your paperless employee on-boarding.

Completely replace paper documents and spreadsheet tracking for ALL employee agreements, forms and policies. Even sign agreements right within the app with full trust and protection. Get reports for insight on completion rates, missing documents, and others.

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Images, Videos, PDFs, and More

A place for all your media.

Utilize multimedia to enhance and promote company culture. Host image galleries, training videos, and handbook documents and sort them by relevance. Skip the boring cloud-based document management systems and arrange your existing files in a visual and compelling Topic that employees want to read.

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Securely Authenticate all Employees

Even those without email addresses.

With many options for authenticating users, backstitch can allow all employees to login securely. Leverage a combination of Single Sign On, Office 365 OAuth, ADFS, and select fields from your HRIS or Payroll system.

 

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backstitch Reader offers a variety of options for replacing or enhancing existing intranets.

backstitch

The first marketing automation platform designed for targeting the employee population. Craft better communications, reach all employees and measure the ROI of employee engagement.

Studio

Simple, yet powerful content creation tool. Create one message, send to all employees across every company channel.

Internal CRM

Reader

Comprehensive employee communications platform.  Replace your legacy intranet or supplement it with mobile engagement.

Intranet replacement tool

Total Rewards Statement

Easy to understand dashboard for helping your employees understand the full investment into their benefits.

Digital total rewards statements.

As Human Resource professionals, you have a lot on your plate. Let us make your job easier, from crafting benefits content, to sharing important company information, to hiring and retaining employees.
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What are the benefits of an engaged employee population?

When you improve your employee engagement, you reap the benefits of a happier and more productive workforce. 

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59%

Lower Turnover

41%

Lower Absenteeism

21%

Higher Profits

70%

Fewer Safety Incidents

40%

Fewer Quality Defects

10%

Greater Customer Satisfaction

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FREE Resources

Want to improve your internal communications immediately, but not sure where to start? Check out some of our free guides and templates.

The first step towards building up an internal communications strategy is to recognize your audience. These are simple, short questions that you can ask your internal stakeholders.

Survey your internal communications contributors

Employers have long misused employee advocacy programs. Our free employee advocacy test will show how your company measures up.

Audit your employee advocacy programs

Don't have a strategy for your internal communications? Schedule a free consultation with our experts to identify action items you can utilize immediately.

Improve your internal communications strategy

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With backstitch Reader, engage with your employee population like never before. Learn how we can help you build better internal communications.
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