Re: manual reprints

Subject: Re: manual reprints
From: "Janet M. Stanton" <jsedit -at- USINTERNET -dot- COM>
Date: Tue, 12 Aug 1997 14:59:07 -0500

Kristen Lorenz wrote:
>
> Let me throw this out there:
>
> Because we have a new logo, marketing has requested that every one of
> our manuals that we have in stock should be reprinted with the new logo
> to create new masters.
>
> Many of these manuals are old and do not have an file on the system I
> can access to print a new copy. In addition, since I am the only tech.
> writer, it would mean a putting off all other projects for a good month.
> Let's just say it will be messy - trust me!
>
> For the sake of time and money, I think we should just use up what we
> have of our current manuals and use the new logo on revisions.
>
> Any thoughts?
>
> Kristen (klor -at- intface -dot- com)
>
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Your idea of updating only the revised manuals with the new logo seems
logical and correct but much will depend on what type of influence your
marketing department has. In my experience, most marketing departments
will have more influence on the decision than you will as technical
writer.

Jan Stanton
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