How you could make your Help topics appear at the top of the Search Engines

  We’ve just uploaded a video on “How you could make your Help topics appear at the top of the Search Engines”. It’s about Schema.org/HowTo, which Google is promoting as the way to get instructional content to appear in the snippets box. There is a longer version of this video in Cherryleaf’s Advanced Technical Writing… Read more »

Podcast 60: Google adds rich results support for how-to content

In this episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we look at Google’s announcement to support and promote rich, how-to structured data in Google Search and the Google Assistant. Transcript Hello and welcome to the latest episode of the Cherryleaf Podcast. In this episode we’re going to look at a recent announcement by Google (it was also on the Google Blog). We’ll provide a link… Read more »

Google announces support for FAQ and How-to structured data

“Today we are announcing support for FAQ and How-to structured data on Google Search and the Google Assistant, including new reports in Search Console to monitor how your site is performing.” https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2019/05/new-in-structured-data-faq-and-how-to.html https://developers.google.com/search/docs/data-types/how-to https://schema.org/HowTo It will be interesting how this will/can co-exist with DITA.

Video – Being a Technical Writer at Google

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 »