RE: Promoting Tech Writing in WhereAmI, USA

Subject: RE: Promoting Tech Writing in WhereAmI, USA
From: John Posada <JPosada -at- book -dot- com>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Wed, 26 Feb 2003 09:16:58 -0500

>This is my first posting in THREE YEARS! I've recently
>relocated to a community where there is
>plenty of for-profit software development going on,
>but tech writers are undervalued. I want to change
>that! Any ideas for promoting technical writing in a

Possess unique skills that the undervalued writers don't have, then require
the companies to pay for the unique skills.

If they walk around going "I know Frame, so I be an expirt tech writer.",
and you walk around saying "I have certifications from MS, Oracle, SAP, and
Sun.". who's going to be the target upon which every other tech writer is

John Posada
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