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Wow! A Best Seller Course on DITA XML?!

A couple of days ago, I've been at home. I was feeling lazy, and relaxed in front of the TV. I picked up my phone, to check if there is something interesting happening on Facebook. And then I saw it: * BESTSELLER * That was a Wow! moment :). I would like to say a big Thank You! to all the...

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I have wasted so much time on writing this documentation. Isn't there a smarter way to do it?

Judy has been working on a large documentation deliverable. The user guide was so long, that she had to stay after work the whole week to meet the pressing deadlines. She was exhausted, but what else can she do?! Judy must deliver on time and with high quality the software documentation. At the...

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Last Chance to Enroll in the DITA XML Course Before the Start!

We are starting the April's Friday webinar series to learn DITA XML. We start tomorrow, early in the morning. The connection details are available in our closed Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/events/281115589431130/. There are still a couple of places available for this call. So all of...

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Strategies for Building User Assistance

Strategy for Building Taxonomies for User Assistance In today’s fast paced environment, it is no longer sufficient to simply deliver user assistance to your customers. As the expectations and the needs of the customer for ease of consumption of the information has significantly increased, it...

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Information Architecture in Knowledge Management - TC WORLD Conference Talk

Do you enjoy going to conference events, such as TC WORLD? Would you like to learn what is the impact of information architecture principles applied in technical communications? Here you can watch for free the recording of the session by Jordan Stanchev on stage at the TC World conference:

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JPDocu Student Bonus Program

JPDocu Student Bonus Program is now available! Check it out here: https://jpdocu.teachable.com/p/affiliates-program/...

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What it Takes to Become a Technical Writer?

I've been looking around at some new technical writing job offers. You know, I was curios to find out what companies are looking for today in a technical writing job.And of course, what do we have to offer in the JPDocu School to Technical Writing to deliver on these needs of the market. Here is...

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Technical Writing Online Bootcamp Opened for Enrollment!

The online bootcamp on how to write software documentation of JPDocu School of Technical Writing is now opened for enrollment! Check it out here: You can already get a feeling on how the training happens, by taking a look at the recorded sessions here!

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Will Write Documentation for FREE!

We want to write documentation for your software app, free of charge! Please, help us - give us software to write for! In our school we regularly write documentation for software applications. Our students need to practice under the teacher's supervision. However, it is often the case that...

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Principles of Technical Writing

Would you like to know my strategy for creating software documentation? It is so simple! I follows several basic principles: Principle #1: Decide whom are your writing for! Principle #2: Decide on the information needs of your user Principle #3: Decide on the way you are going to address your...

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