How to Develop a Combined Content Audit and Plan

Conducting a comprehensive content audit, also known as an information survey, can be a daunting task, especially if your organization has a large inventory of content. But is it really needed for every situation?

You would conduct a full content audit if your organization was undergoing a significant transformation, such as a digital transformation, or as part of a continuous improvement effort. But sometimes the moment calls for something more targeted, less exhaustive–something that enables you to quickly develop a plan of action.

I refer to this kind of content audit as a project-based content audit or a combined content audit and plan.

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The 4 Cs of Successful Blog Content

Yes, SEO and promotion are important to your blog’s success. I won’t deny it. But more and more research shows that the quality of content matters just as much as your marketing effort. So how do you ensure that your blogsite offers quality content?

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5 Intersects of Content Strategy and Project Management (Part 5)

The easiest thing to say about measuring the success of a content strategy or a project is to say “measure what is meaningful to your organization.” Makes sense; I wouldn’t want to measure what is not meaningful. Turns out, that’s easy to say but difficult to do.

Nevertheless I persisted. <smile> In fact, coming up with a set of content metrics was part of my job as a Content Strategist at Oracle. I learned a lot during that journey and wanted to share a bit of it here. Read more