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As technical communicators, we love to share what we learn, explore better ways to communicate, and explain things. Below, you’ll find links to articles, courses, podcast episodes and presentations on technical communication and content strategy.
The Cherryleaf blog
Our blog provides information on becoming a better technical communicator. It contains news, articles, videos, podcast recordings, transcripts, and examples.
Free elearning courses
Trends in technical communication
This course covers the new trends emerging in software-related technical communication
What developers want from a developer portal and API documentation…and how to provide it
We’ve created a free mini-course containing three short videos, best practice examples, and resources.
How to assess a good technical communicator from a bad one when you’re recruiting
A framework assessing a Technical Author’s abilities
The Cherryleaf Podcast is a podcast on creating clearer and simpler information, technical writing, technical communication, and related topics. You can ask your question to the podcast team. We’ll see if we can feature it in a future episode of our podcast.
You’ll find the the show notes for each episode at cherryleaf.podbean.com
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Quizzes and surveys
Would you benefit from using Generative AI?
As a Technical Writer, staying on top of the latest technology trends is crucial. Artificial Intelligence is transforming how content gets created, and Generative AI in particular has huge implications for Technical Writers.
This quiz will help you determine if using Generative AI could make you more productive, efficient, and creative.
How Ready Are You to Transform Technical Writing with Generative AI?
Take this quick 5-minute quiz to find out if your technical writing team should start using generative artificial intelligence.
This short assessment will help you determine how prepared you and your team are to implement AI technology.
Get a personalized results analysis with recommendations on next steps.
Modern-day software technical communication comes in many different forms. Developer portals, knowledge bases, instruction guides, onboarding guides, online Help, and UI text are just some examples.
Just as there are all kinds of technical communication, so there are many kinds of technical communicators.
Each technical communicator has a unique set of skills and experience, we tend fall into common groups. These groups, or “types”, benefit from a career path and skills development that is appropriate to them.
This quiz will tell you what type of technical writer archetype you are, and suggest what to do with that information, once you have it.
Take this two minute quiz:
Policies and procedures
Policies and procedures come in different forms: half-page statements, one page flowcharts, and long sets of instructions are three examples.
Just as there are all kinds of policy and procedures, so there are different kinds of policy and procedure writers.
This quiz will tell you what type of policies and procedures writer archetype you are, and suggest what to do with that information, once you have it.
Take this two-minute quiz to find out how your polices and procedures score against key KPIs.
On top of that, we’re going to give you our top three tips for policy writing success!
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