Category Archives: Technical Writing

Why Create a Newsletter?

Two weeks ago I discussed content for newsletters, but you may be undecided about whether you even need one.  What purpose will a newsletter serve for your organization? Newsletters are a great way to provide succinct information to your clients … Continue reading

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Content Ideas for Newsletters

You’ve taken the plunge and decided to create a company newsletter. You’ve selected the frequency and method of distribution. Now comes the hard part: what do you put in it? Creating content can be a challenge, but there are plenty … Continue reading

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Dealing with Pesky He/She Pronouns

My post last week about “what an editor can do for you” led to a question from a reader of my website. He asked why I listed proofreaders as female and copy editors as male. In our modern, politically correct … Continue reading

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Seven Tips for Writing Training Materials

Writing training manuals can be daunting, but there are methods to help you create better instructions. Keep these seven tips in mind and they will make your task a little easier.  Identify your audience before you begin writing. How much … Continue reading

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Writing Resources

Do you panic when putting pen to paper? Do you think it’s impossible to come up with clever, descriptive words? If you feel these questions speak directly to you, take heart. There are a number of resources out there to … Continue reading

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