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 »

Importing API reference documentation into a MadCap Flare project

Last year, we blogged about creating an API documentation portal using MadCap Flare (see also: Example of API documentation portal using MadCap Flare). Since then, a number of people have contacted us to ask for more details on ways to do this. We’ve put together a video outlining the different approaches and issues. This approach can work with… Read more »

Perfecting the green screen in elearning videos

There are some activities that seem like they always could be improved. One is creating an authoring environment where professional technical communicators and other staff can work together; the other is setting up the best lighting for training videos. This is especially true for videos where chroma-key will be used to remove and replace what was behind the… Read more »