- In "Writing User-Centered Documentation, or, My Best Days as a Technical Writer" Tom Johnson reminisces about the ease of end-user integration on a project team and offers ways to bring the user perspective back when isolated from the project.
- Julio Vasquez advises that one should plan content with the same care taken to plan one's vacation.
- Following the Summit, it is clear that TC is rife with opportunities to use social media; Theresa Pojuner discusses some of these opportunities.
- In a similar vein, EContent magazine's Steve Goldner describes some types of social media tools and recommends some that are worth paying for.
- Finally, in "Fuzzy Martians and good instructions: Yepyepyeyepyep," Rachel Williams shows us what we can learn about writing clear instructions from the Sesame Street Martians.
Friday, June 22, 2012
Tech Comm Friday (June 22)
First off, thanks to all of the STC Chicago members who made Thursday's June Celebration possible. Thanks, also, to everyone who attended. I had a great time, and I hope everyone else did too. I have since recovered from the appetizer-induced fried food haze enough to bring you some equally tasty TC links.