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Who Wrote the Book on Industrial Tech Writing?

My best clients are the ones who already have a basic understanding of the challenges of creating great documentation. So I believe it’s in all of our best interests to help potential clients learn as much as they can about technical writing and the issues associated with a documentation project.

Revisiting the SOP Toolkit

Standard operating procedures, or SOPs, are a key tool in standardizing your organization. Progressive organizations see the value of standardizing work processes, but they don’t always have the in-house expertise needed to create quality documentation. Download The SOP Toolkit and learn what is involved in developing high quality procedures, manuals and training materials.

Ten Things Technical Writers Wish Their Clients Knew about Technical Writing

As you might expect, technical writing is not just about writing. A technical writer may wear many hats. But clients typically don’t understand what a technical writer does. Here are 10 things that technical writers wish their clients understood about technical writing.

Those lazy crazy hazy days of summer

Summer is upon us, and since our Canadian summers are all too short, everyone is trying to make the most of the sunshine. The highways are filled with RVs making their way to parks and campgrounds, and road construction projects are adding to the congestion. The smell of backyard barbeques fills the air and the […]

The technology behind the technology

I was browsing through some precision ag discussion groups recently and came across several technical questions about electricity, electronics, gps corrections signals, etc. It got me wondering whether there are many producers, or other people in the ag industry that would be interested in learning more about the technology behind the technology. Would a series […]