Communication is the act of giving, receiving, and sharing information in other words, talking or writing, and listening or reading. Good communicators listen carefully, speak or write clearly, and respect different opinions. Being able to communicate effectively is perhaps the most important of all life skills. It is what enables us to pass information to other people, and to understand what is said to us. Communication is the act of transferring or exchanging information from one place, person or group of people to another. In other words, it means sharing information or ideas by talking or writing and receiving information by listening or reading. It is basically an interaction between two or more people.
Communication is a way of talking, talking to an audience, to a target group. Use words to make a message for the people you intend to speak with. Communication is listening carefully to understand what is said to you. You speak to be heard and listen to hear the message; it is a two way traffic. The way you speak is important and can make the message better understood and well disseminated especially marketing communications can spread the word of the business strategy at hand to really make the impact felt for the target groups.
Communications entails passing on information through a medium. Different ways exist in relating information. It could be through conversation, magazine, journal drama, radio, television. Talking, shouting, crying, laughing are methods of communicating with people. This involves people and a language. It is impossible to talk to a book, a bed, a cupboard, a house etc. Communications involves talking or relating information to a person or people.
Communications is a way of relating with people to express, instruct, assess, evaluate and handle many situations in life. The medium of communication varies today with the changing times. There are cell phones, fixed phones, bells, internet, radio, television, post office, telegram, telex, and fax to use in communicating. Business is part of communications, the whole world uses all these methods to reach and relate/interact properly. There is proper and improper use of communications media because of the lack of adequate education on how to use the various media; the truth is that someone has to make the message clear.