The Write Blog

14 Aug 2018

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR CONTENT BEFORE MIGRATING TO A DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: PART TWO

Your files are inventoried and you know exactly which ones you’ll migrate to your DAM solution, but there is one more thing you need to do: optimize that all-important metadata so your system will function as you need it to. Let’s start by defining what metadata is and talk about why it’s so important to […]

11 Aug 2018

HOW TO PREPARE YOUR CONTENT BEFORE MIGRATING TO A DIGITAL ASSET MANAGEMENT SYSTEM: PART ONE

If you’re thinking about migrating to a digital asset management (DAM) system, you likely have one key goal: to centralize your content so that it’s more easily retrieved, edited, and shared. And DAM is the ideal solution for many organizations. But before you migrate, it pays to do some preliminary work so that your content […]

30 Jul 2018

RFP SOFTWARE: BREAKING DOWN THE OPTIONS

Several of our RFP clients have asked us if there’s any good proposal software out there. Software that can help them make the proposal writing process a bit easier. Software that can help them keep track of deadlines, rules, forms, and updates. Software that makes it easier to manage feedback from multiple reviewers and balance […]

25 Jul 2018

CLOSE CORPORATE COMMUNICATION GAPS AND AVOID DUPLICATE CONTENT: HERE’S HOW

Your company’s hiring manager has a great human-interest story about a group of employees who donated vacation days to help out a sick co-worker. She shared the story in an email the people in her department — but the story never found its way to the company’s social media director. Nobody outside of the HR […]

17 Jul 2018

WRITE YOUR BOOK WITHOUT WRITING A WORD! WORKING WITH A GHOSTWRITER TO GET YOUR BOOK WRITTEN

There’s a fairly well known saying, attributed to the influential journalist, Christopher Hitchens (1949-2011), that states, “Everyone has a book in them, but in most cases that’s where it should stay.” Whether he meant the idea or story isn’t actually worth telling, or not everyone has the ability to tell the idea or story in […]

13 Jul 2018

INTRANET CONTENT, WRITING AND GRAPHICS

Deciding on Content for Your Intranet What makes you want to open your morning news source? A shrieking headline like this one? A New York Times Morning Briefing text every five minutes on your IPhone? The latest from your local journal? Answer: you open, turn on, watch, or buy the news because you’re looking for […]

05 Jul 2018

HOW TO BUILD A SUCCESSFUL INTRANET

You and your company have already made the decision. This is your intranet vision: a dynamic, collaborative experience that is Possible? One-hundred percent. It’s been successfully achieved by countless organizations. But one thing they all agree on—whether you’re a big company with thousands of employees worldwide, or a small company with a few offices scattered […]

19 Jun 2018

USING CONTENT TO RETAIN KNOWLEDGE WITHIN YOUR BUSINESS

Given the aging workforce in the United States, an employee nearing retirement may be the first thing that comes to mind when you think of losing knowledge within a business. Businesses that proactively plan the transfer of knowledge for key positions reap benefits beyond a faster recovery from an unexpected employee loss, including: Better onboarding […]

13 Jun 2018

OUR FAVORITE PODCASTS FOR YOUR LISTENING PLEASURE

Break up the drive-time monotony with these entertaining alternatives to local FM. If you’ve ever spent a lot of time sitting in traffic, you know that local radio can get pretty monotonous. How many times can you listen to “Meant to Be” before you find yourself wanting to scream, “Let it go! It is NOT […]

07 Jun 2018

STAY ON THE WRITE SIDE OF THE LAW: STEER CLEAR OF PUBLISHING WOES

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away….” there was a copyright lawsuit between Star Wars and Battlestar Galactica. Stars Wars had captured the hearts of adoring fans across America, and Universal Studios wanted to jump on that bandwagon, so they launched Battlestar Galactica. But Star Wars execs saw one too many similarities […]

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