Free 12-point checklist for fixing API documentation problems

Get our free 12-point checklist to help you identity some of the common problems with API and other developer types of documentation. With it, you’ll find some notes and explanations to help you answer each point on the list. We’ll also send you links to three of our most popular developer-related episodes from our podcast,… Read more »

Podcast 42: Note taking – techniques and technologies

In Episode 42 of the Cherryleaf Podcast, we asked technical communicators which techniques and technologies they use to capture information in meetings and interviews. Links: https://lifehacker.com/5989980/ive-been-using-evernote-all-wrong-heres-why-its-actually-amazing https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/notability/id360593530?mt=8 https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/penultimate/id354098826?mt=8 http://fordshorthand.com/ http://blog.goptg.com/creating-and-emailing-one-note-templates https://slite.com/templates http://www.bear-writer.com/ https://help.evernote.com/hc/en-us/articles/209126827-Capture-pages-using-the-Evernote-camera https://www.amazon.co.uk/Livescribe-3-Smartpen-Black-Edition/dp/B0195Y00Y2/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1535531089&sr=8-2&keywords=livescribe https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/office-lens/id975925059?mt=8 https://www.cherryleaf.com/2016/12/new-notetaking-methods-for-technical-communicators/  

Tips for writing in the business world

Writing in the business world can be difficult. We have to write Web pages, proposals, emails, policies and procedures and, perhaps, adverts. It can be hard to get going, and create something that’s clear and to the point. Here are some tips to help you get over these difficulties. It’s not your fault Let’s start… Read more »

Technical authoring tips – also available by email

If you’re not on Twitter and you’d like to receive the daily technical writing tips on @cherryleaf_tips, you can now receive them instead by email. Enter your details below, and you’ll receive an email each day for the next 31 days: Name Email

Technical authoring tips on Twitter, from Cherryleaf

@cherryleaf_tips is a new Twitter account from Cherryleaf that provides technical writing tips and articles relating to technical communication. When you follow @cherryleaf_tips on Twitter, you’ll see a new tip tweeted at 11am GMT each day, over a period of 31 days. The messages then repeat, starting again from the beginning.