Are all types of writing the same? Of course not. A whitepaper is different from your website blog An instruction manual is different from your grocery list Your procedure guide is different from a text message Technical writing and regular writing are two distinct forms of written communication that serve different purposes and target different […]
My water heater can teach you so much about your documentation practices…
Be like licorice…and you also need to understand that licorice is not for everyone. I know that sounds strange, but there is a reason. Why? You can’t be everything to everybody.
Technical Documentation is not in most people’s top 10 to-dos to either read or write. In fact, many people believe that watching grass grow and paint dry on a wall is more exciting than writing documentation. People don’t like doing it. But… It’s a necessity (or necessary evil) that you accept when you muddle your way […]
You’ve heard about the importance of documentation in your business. But to really get on board, you need to understand why documentation is such an integral part of your business. So, here are 4 reasons why documentation is key to your business’ success: 1. Your Employees don’t have to be mind readers…. If you want your employees to do something in […]
We’ve all been there. It’s the beginning of a technical writing project, and you have no idea where to start. There’s a template for that! What’s a technical writing template? A technical writing template is a premade model for new documents. Think of a template as a form you fill out. Completely uncreative, kind of […]