Archives for technical writing

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February 13, 2017

For years, tech writers have successfully instituted single-source publishing. However, when they are expected to apply this approach in a multi-source publishing environment, the concept breaks down – and the dream of streamlined efficiency and greater ease, often turns into a nightmare of extra work and added stress.

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January 9, 2017

On today’s customer-centric landscape, the traditional sales funnel has given way to the buyer’s journey, which is a more accurate depiction of the path that customers ideally take before, during and after a purchase.
While it’s not surprising that product documentation plays an important role in this process, grasping just how large and influential it is could be is eye-opening.

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October 10, 2016

There is one – and only one – valid reason for companies to use PDFs: it makes life easier for customers to print documents that may be too-large-for-comfort to read on screens. However, for everything else, PDFs commit a series of unpardonable “usability crimes”!

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Zoomin Software