Tech-writing is a tricky business. It’s not a very high-profile industry, so there’s not much support around. Follow these 10 quick tips, and you’ll be well on your way to a satisfying tech-writing career.
If you have a great passion for words and have a degree or diploma in any technology field, then your chances of success are beyond your wildest imaginations. You can be part of that clan of writers out there, who make anything from a thousand dollars to several thousand every month from writing technical articles online for freelance websites, building their brands, and getting noticed.
Incomplete User Documents disappoint your Readers. Two attitudes of many Technical Writers result in incomplete User Documents. These two attitudes are: “Everyone Knows That”, and “The User Can Figure It Out”. This article describes these attitudes and presents methods for overcoming them. The result is more effective User Documents and more satisfied Users.