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Technical/Marketing Writing

Technical Documentation Check-List

Your manual will be perky if you can answer YES to the following: Does the manual describe the procedures after the version update? Do the procedures work? Have the screen-captures been updated to show the current running version? Have the screen-captures been updated to show available new options, pop-ups and floating windows? In cases where windows can … Continue reading

Technical/Marketing Writing

How to write a QUICKSTART: “Colorful is nice but aim for Gold”

Don’t tell ‘the story’: Implement a step structure using a Font Set or other Formatting. Use Callouts and Arrows: Show What & Where to systematically cut reading time. This is not the place for Concepts: Rather give an Example and “shoot for gold”. Addressing Issues:  Do this in your Blog Space or References to other subject matter written elsewhere. Everything should be … Continue reading