Re: JOB POSTING: Technical Marketing Writer

Subject: Re: JOB POSTING: Technical Marketing Writer
From: Beth Mazur <mazur -at- MAYA -dot- COM>
Date: Thu, 24 Apr 1997 09:24:28 -0500

At 7:53 AM +0000 4/24/97, Melonie Holliman wrote:
>This job posting was an excellent example of marketing
>verbage gone bad (at least for this audience). Obviously,
>it did not do its job completely since people were actually
>offended by it. It might have worked on a marketing group.
>I would say that techwriters tend to be, at least, technical
>enough to be wary of the "marketing hype".

All generalizations are false. Count me in the group who was
neither offended by this ad nor particularly sympathetic to
those who have responded in what I view as an overly pedantic
manner.

Beth Mazur
mazur -at- maya -dot- com

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