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Start your H1 Project: a powerful 'micro' content strategy for digital teams

Start your H1 Project: a powerful 'micro' content strategy for digital teams

Producing a big website is like running a marathon, culminating in a frantic sprint over the finish line. After the mad dash of go-live, it is easy to forget that the real race begins — that is, the race to top search rankings and win customer engagement. 

Our latest blog offers a super-charged micro strategy to content teams looking for direction and impact after go-live.

Look out for the free spreadsheet to help you get your H1 Project up and running.

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A clever way for writers to design menu structures and landing pages, much like Gov.uk

A clever way for writers to design menu structures and landing pages, much like Gov.uk

This blog:

  • discusses the important role of writers in menu design
  • reveals a common usability problem with landing pages
  • proposes a clever way to design user-friendly menu structures and landing pages
  • shows you how to replicate the Gov.uk menu for your government website or corporate website.

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Is your web content like spaghetti — all tangled and full of confusing navigation loops? 🍝

Is your web content like spaghetti — all tangled and full of confusing navigation loops? 🍝

We all love spaghetti — it’s fun to twirl on a fork and spool into your mouth. But do you know the expression “spaghetti code”? It’s a disparaging phrase programmers give to poor source code, that is twisted and tangled like a bowl of pasta. Corporate web content can easily become like spaghetti too, and that’s typically when web writers are called in to fix it.

This blog offers content designers and web writers a roll-your-sleeves-up method for untangling twisted content. It is particularly beneficial for digital content projects where timeframes, budgets and subject matter experts are under pressure.

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The simple governance strategy that will help web teams succeed

If you've worked on a fairly large web project, the story in this blog post will be all too familiar. It's the terrible tale of why web teams struggle time and time again to get content ready.

Look at your governance structure and you'll find some clues. One person in your company can make a big difference to the web team's content crusade. The answer is surprising to many: the CEO. I'll explain why. And I suggest four simple things your CEO can do to help your web team achieve its goal of going live with great digital content. 

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