MegaComm: Focus on Repositioning & New Media

Overview I was going to wait till tomorrow to blog but the excitement is still in the air. Thanks to Paula Stern for putting this great Conference together. The facilities, food/coffee & organization was top-notch at Kfar Maccabia and despite MegaComm being a predominantly Technical Writing audience, the Conference focus had a leaning towards Marketing, PR, MediaContinue reading “MegaComm: Focus on Repositioning & New Media”

Survivor 5: How to Survive being a Writer

Survivor 5: How to Survive being a Writer – a featured article Using the Survivor Strategy Yesterday began the fifth season of Israel’s Survivor reality series. I took the liberty of reaching some conclusions formulated to compare ‘A Writers Career’: You’re in Paradise when -> Everything you need and more is available on the Island. ForgetContinue reading “Survivor 5: How to Survive being a Writer”

My take on SphinnCon 2011 -> SEO or Linking, Is that the Same?

My day began with the usual parking scuffle, but eventually I got my first cup of coffee 5 min. to nine. Inbal Hotel was all decked out for the appreciative ‘late’ comers and the likes. Although most complained they couldn’t get a handle on Wi-Fi, I think since I was connected I probably was theContinue reading “My take on SphinnCon 2011 -> SEO or Linking, Is that the Same?”

So What Does a Technical Marketing Writer Do?

In today’s world so many dualities exist in the technologies field. People want to be heard, and companies want to promote their products. While companies insist on emphasizing certain qualities and values with which they uphold their Corporate Identity, it’s almost impossible to do without admitting the outside world into their system of values. SometimesContinue reading “So What Does a Technical Marketing Writer Do?”

Aspects of Technical Writing that nobody knows or cares about

Most people I tell I’m a Technical Writer think it’s interesting, funny or weird. I don’t really fit the profile – I’m a young, savvy, experienced professional & I’ve been in the field for +10 years. When I tell them what I do for a living, most people think I’m a translator. They can’t really getContinue reading “Aspects of Technical Writing that nobody knows or cares about”