Yesterday, I expanded on some of the reasons why the world needs technical communicators that were proposed by Ben Minson. My latest challenge from Problogger is about promoting yesterday’s blog post. One of his suggested ways to promote yesterday’s post – do a follow-up post – made me think of something that has bugged me… Continue reading And why should we care about technical communication?
That’s easy to answer. Ben Minson from Gryphon Mountain has a tidy list of the seven reasons your company needs a technical communicator. End Users Need Documentation Technical Communicators Look at the Product with a User Perspective Technical Communicators Help with Quality Assurance Having Quality Documentation Reflects Positively on Your Organization Documentation Provides a Record… Continue reading Why does the world need technical communicators? (11 reasons)
Are you a technical communicator? If you are not sure, here are some examples of people within the technical communication field: Accessibility analysts, content developers, documentation specialists, indexers, information architects, information designers, instructional designers, localization specialists, policies and procedures specialists, researchers, teachers, technical illustrators, technical writers, technical editors, translators, usability and human factors professionals, visual… Continue reading Open letter to all technical communicators out there