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Sooner or Later, You’ll Audit Your Content

Audit? Um, no thanks. Not on my bucket list. But at some point, you will see something that needs to change about your content, the way you develop it, the way you publish it, or the way you translate it. Any process of change involves knowing three things:

  1. What to change.
  2. What to change to.
  3. How to bring about the change.
A content audit answers the first, vital, question.¬†One way or another, you’re going to end up doing a content audit, whether you planned to or not. The question is: how much value will you get from it?

The answer depends on how early it happens, and what you do with the information you gather. A lot of the benefit could be lost if you put it off. Continue reading