Re: How do you announce new features?

Subject: Re: How do you announce new features?
From: Mike Starr <mike -at- writestarr -dot- com>
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Date: Wed, 07 Nov 2012 11:36:17 -0600

That's a marketing issue... you need to coordinate with the marketing folks to promote the new version and trumpet the cool new features.

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On 11/7/2012 9:13 AM, Bowes, Rebecca wrote:

When your company releases a new version of software, how do you announce its new features?

Our company is looking for a better approach than our current method, which is a new-features guide that actually duplicates the same information included in the user manual. I've used other methods at other companies-such as a release notes text file and a new-features online help topic--but I have no idea which approach, if any, is better than another.

Any thoughts or recommendations from the community?

Thanks for your insights!

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