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Technical Writing: What’s in a Name?

By Michael Benavidez One interesting challenge I’ve noticed in searching for employment as a Technical Writer is how many different names companies might use for the same position. While I’ve seen plenty of employers list their need for a Technical Writer, I’ve also run into more than a few postings for Content Managers, Associate Editors, […]

Today’s Book Publishing Options

Written by Layne Maheu It is unlikely that back in the 1440s scholars and clergy were wringing their hands over the future of the book because of the invention of the printing press. Would texts created from a movable-type of press be any less authentic than manuscripts painstakingly scribed by some nearsighted monk hunkered over […]

Documentation and the Case for Better Navigation

Some of these ideas are from Mark Baker’s blog, Every Page is Page One. The first challenge of documentation is to get the user to use the product. It doesn’t matter how usable it is if it is so off-putting in appearance that no one tries to use it. Some of the things we document are […]