Lack of Documentation a Common Audit Finding - TCG

Feb 3, 2020
Digital Marketing Mistakes

When it comes to the digital marketing industry, lack of documentation can often be a common audit finding. Businesses in the Business and Consumer Services industry, specifically in Digital Marketing, must understand the importance of maintaining thorough and accurate records. In this article, we will explore the reasons why proper documentation is critical, the potential consequences of neglecting it, and how Solutions Eighty Seven can assist businesses in improving their documentation processes.

The Importance of Documentation in Digital Marketing

Documentation plays a crucial role in the digital marketing industry. It ensures transparency, accountability, and consistency across various processes. Without proper documentation, businesses may face challenges in tracking their marketing efforts, measuring the success of campaigns, and identifying areas for improvement. Furthermore, documentation provides a valuable resource for future reference, facilitating continuity when employees transition or new team members join the company.

When it comes to Search Engine Optimization (SEO), thorough documentation becomes even more critical. SEO involves a range of activities, such as keyword research, content optimization, and backlink building. Detailed documentation allows businesses to effectively track and analyze their SEO strategies, ensuring they are following best practices and adapting to changes in search engine algorithms.

The Consequences of Neglecting Documentation

Failure to prioritize documentation can have significant consequences for businesses. Without proper records, it becomes challenging to establish a clear understanding of past actions, making it difficult to evaluate their effectiveness or learn from mistakes. Additionally, inadequate documentation can lead to difficulties in demonstrating compliance with industry regulations or defending against legal challenges.

In the field of digital marketing, where data-driven decision-making is paramount, lack of documentation undermines the ability to analyze and make informed choices. It may hinder a business's ability to identify successful strategies, properly allocate resources, or make future marketing decisions based on past performance.

Solutions Eighty Seven - Improving Documentation Processes

Solutions Eighty Seven, a leading digital marketing agency specializing in Business and Consumer Services, understands the significance of comprehensive documentation. We provide tailored solutions to help businesses overcome their lack of documentation challenges and ensure compliance with industry standards.

Our team of experienced professionals works closely with businesses to assess their current documentation processes and identify areas for improvement. We develop customized strategies that align with the specific needs and goals of each client. By implementing robust documentation practices, we enable businesses to streamline their operations, enhance transparency, and provide a strong foundation for growth.

Our Documentation Services Include:

  • Policy Development: We assist businesses in establishing clear and comprehensive documentation policies that address key areas of concern and ensure consistency.
  • Procedures and Workflows: Our team helps in developing detailed procedures and workflows, outlining step-by-step processes across digital marketing activities.
  • Templates and Forms: We create customizable templates and forms, making it easy for businesses to capture and organize essential information.
  • Training and Education: Solutions Eighty Seven conducts targeted training sessions to educate employees on the importance of documentation and how to maintain accurate records.

With Solutions Eighty Seven's expertise, businesses can address the common audit finding of lack of documentation effectively. By implementing robust documentation practices, businesses can streamline their operations, mitigate risks, and build a solid foundation for future success in the digital marketing industry.


In conclusion, lack of documentation is a common audit finding in the digital marketing industry, with potential consequences for businesses. Proper documentation plays a crucial role in ensuring transparency, accountability, and compliance with industry regulations. Solutions Eighty Seven, as a leading digital marketing agency, assists businesses in improving their documentation processes through tailored strategies and services. By prioritizing documentation, businesses can enhance their operational efficiency, make data-driven decisions, and establish a strong foundation for growth.

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Feb 18, 2022
Lack of documentation can lead to costly audit findings - a risk businesses can't afford to take.
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As the saying goes, if it's not documented, it didn't happen. Let's make sure it's all documented!
Aug 19, 2021
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Aug 9, 2021
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Jul 28, 2021
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Let's give documentation the attention it deserves - it's the unsung hero of business operations.
May 20, 2021
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May 9, 2021
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Apr 3, 2021
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Mar 26, 2021
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Mar 9, 2021
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Feb 27, 2021
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Feb 16, 2021
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Jan 9, 2021
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Dec 30, 2020
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Sep 12, 2020
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Apr 4, 2020
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Mar 21, 2020