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Web vs. Print: 5 Key Writing Differences

Written by Tim Morral The Internet has revolutionized the way we consume content and key messages. But many executives and internal copy producers still haven’t concluded that the Internet has also changed the way we create content. Styles of writing that have worked in the print arena don’t automatically translate into online success and in fact, may be […]

Design for How People Learn

Written by Julie Hale My training in technical writing has made me want to learn more about the field of instructional design, so I recently read an interesting book called Design for How People Learn by Julie Dirksen (New Riders Press, 2012). The author makes good use of photographs, cartoon-like drawings, mock screenshots, and other […]

You Know You’re a Technical Communicator When…

Originally written by Marcia Riefer Johnston …people talk about their jobs in user experience, information architecture, content strategy, project management, business analysis, content marketing, knowledge-base management, or information mapping, and you say, “Yelp. Been doing that for years.” …somebody shows you the latest tech toy—software, hardware, vaporware, any ware—and you go pant, pant, pant. …you’re […]