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 »
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We’re asking another Question of the Week. We’re asking it on our blog, in discussion forums and on Social Media. The question is: Share one piece of advice you have for new technical writers. You can use the comments section below to add your thoughts.
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Here are the results from our short survey into the reasons why organisations have end user documentation: (n=20) What can we learn from these answers – perhaps that there isn’t one single dominant reason why organisations have end user documentation. The results suggest its value in reducing costs and retaining customers is seen as more important than its… Read more »
Here’s another question we posed for fun on Social Media, “Why do organisations need user documentation? Answer in GIFs only”. Here are the replies: