ARTWORK : Best practice

Mark up changes clearly
Unclear or ambiguous changes make artwork slow, and can introduce errors. Supplying electronic files for any large sections of new text makes corrections to artwork faster, reduces opportunity for introduced errors and lessens the amount of proofreading needed.  
Ensure everyone knows their role
Changes should only be made by the person responsible for that section of the report. There can be a tendency for second/third page proofs to incorporate many more changes than are appropriate as ‘new’ eyes view the layouts for the first time. The danger is the schedule/budget blows out as additional author’s corrections are added.

Agreeing roles/responsibilities and identifying the true decision-makers early in the process should avoid this.
Keep true decision-makers in the loop
It is unwise to surprise the true decision-makers with page proofs for the first time late in the schedule. Their time is valuable, but exposing them to the project as it progresses allows you to manage their expectations and incorporate their feedback earlier.

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