In Episode 40 of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we bring together some of the themes we’ve covered in previous podcast episodes to look at where technical communications is heading, and the skills technical communicators will need.
Life at Google has just published a nice video that looks at the Technical Writers who work at Google. “Technical Writers at Google are a key link between engineers, marketing associates, developer advocates, as well as all the external users and developers, tying together many vital but disparate parts of the Google ecosystem.” Here’s the video:… Read more »
We’ve just released a new online course – on technical copywriting. Learn how to write create clear and effective copy for software and other technical products. When you’ve been given the task of writing marketing content, the content you create can have a great impact on how many people take an interest in your company…. Read more »
Here are the responses we received when we asked, share one piece of advice you have for new technical writers: Start with the question “why does the reader care?” and you won’t go far wrong lornajane Find a balance between: (1) Take feedback well and constantly improve (2) Develop a thick skin to criticism and… Read more »
In Episode 39 of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we look at UX writing: What is it? The purpose of UI Deliverables Boundaries with other professions How it differs from technical communication Planning Roles The design process Copy-first UX writing What does this mean for technical communicators? Training courses in UX writing