See you at the MadWorld conference, 7-9 April, San Diego

Some of us will be at the MadWorld conference next week, which is being held in San Diego. Cherryleaf’s Sales and Marketing Director, Ellis Pratt, will be speaking on both days of the conference. If you’re going to the conference or will be close by, then you’re welcome to come and say hello. Email us… Read more »

We explain things

Danielle M. Villegas has just pointed us towards a five minute lightning talk by Rick Lippencott on the future of technical communication, and its value. Rick covers in five  minutes a great deal of the content I covered in my 45 minute presentation at the same conference – it’s worth watching. He summarises the value… Read more »

What it’s like to present a lightning talk

On Tuesday night, I presented my first ever lightning talk. It was at the London Content Strategy Meetup. A lightning talk is a presentation format in which 20 slides are shown for 15 seconds each (giving each presenter five minutes in total). The format is used to keep presentations concise and fast-paced, and to allow… Read more »

Fancy attending the STC Summit 2013 for free?

We have a ticket to the STC Summit 2013 that needs to go to a good home. The STC Summit conference has over 80 education sessions on technical communication, organised in seven tracks. It will be held between the 6th-8th May. There is also an exposition, with more than 50 companies represented. Ticket prices normally cost… Read more »

Surprising feedback from Technical Communications UK 2012 conference

We’ve just been sent the delegate feedback from my presentation at the Technical Communications UK 2012 conference: Ellis Pratt – What does the iPad 3 mean for Technical Authors? Brilliant, very thorough, very comparative, very useful, bit fast through slides – can we have a copy of slides please? … Knows his stuff, makes me want to… Read more »