Ditch these 5 terrible intranet practices

From clogging your internal site to making your content ponderous and unappealing, there are crucial blunders that are turning off your colleagues.

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Then why are they still not jumping for joy over our efforts? It may be because we have to stop committing these five common mistakes. Heed this advice:

1. Stop overcrowding your intranet.

Content bloat is a serious problem with intranets, especially older ones. There are tons of automation features and archival cleanup processes available to help with that, but the overcrowding effect is hard to avoid. The biggest offenders, doing the most damage, are:

When it comes to your intranet, less is more—especially when you launch it. Don’t overwhelm your employees, and remember we are visual creatures. How you design your intranet will directly affect how well it is received.

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