Getting the right information to the right audience

To make sure your resource is clearly targeted, you might like to keep the following questions in mind as you write and edit:

  • Do you have a clear aim?
  • Is your target audience clear?
  • Is your resource easy to read?
  • It your resource well-organised, and nicely designed?
  • Is your resource targeted at the intended audience?
  • Is the content balanced and unbiased?
  • Is any critical information missing?
  • Does the draft contain any factual or grammatical errors?
  • Is the language appropriate for your audience?
  • Does the resource promote any harmful or inappropriate behaviours?
  • Does the resource feature practical information that can be implemented straight away?
  • Is information specific to how the child protection system works at present?
  • Have you included ideas to help solve a problem?
  • Does the resource help to dispel myths and misconceptions about the child protection system?
  • Is the publication date clear?
  • Have you included sources to establish the credibility of the information?
  • Does the resource refer readers to other support services or further information?

Note: please refer to your organisation’s procedures in relation to any disclaimers, or legal notices such as copyright, needed in your resource.