RE: Define technical communicator's job

Subject: RE: Define technical communicator's job
From: "Sean Brierley" <sbrierley -at- Accu-Time -dot- com>
To: "techwr-l List" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 May 2008 17:23:02 -0400

I see what you mean, yes. I like your approach.



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Subject: Re: Define technical communicator's job

Riffing on what Sean came up with...

Technical communicators create a variety of print and online documents
that are clear, concise, comprehensive, accurate, correct, accessible,
and professional. Typical deliverables include manuals, online
documentation, proposals, policies and procedures, and websites.
Technical communicators work in all types of businesses and industries
around the world and use a variety of methods, tools, and technologies
including writing, illustration, graphic design, photography, video, and

Incidentally, I'm not a proponent of brevity at all costs nor am I
inclined toward packaging the whole thing into a single sentence. Word
tells me this paragraph contains 63 words. I don't think that's too

Create HTML or Microsoft Word content and convert to Help file formats or
printed documentation. Features include support for Windows Vista & 2007
Microsoft Office, team authoring, plus more.

True single source, conditional content, PDF export, modular help.
Help & Manual is the most powerful authoring tool for technical
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