I am extremely pleased (not to mention relieved) to tell you that our new Content Strategy 101: Transform Technical Content into a Business Asset book is now available in print. EPUB and Kindle editions are on the way.
Kindle sales will cannibalize print sales.
Check out Content Strategy 101: Transform Technical Content a Business Asset over at contentstrategy101.com. There are new sections on business goals (increasing product visibility, building user community) and on localization, and other updates throughout.
I have started work on a content strategy book. The working title is Content Strategy 101: Transform Technical Content into a Business Asset, and I need your help.
Earlier this week, Richard Curtis at e-reads asked Do Authors Make Good Publishers?, and he answers the question emphatically in the first paragraph of his post: The answer is No.
The abundance of information today forces content consumers to filter out redundant and unworthy information—much like an editor would. That, however, doesn’t mean content creators can throw up their hands and send out unreviewed content for readers to sort through. Instead, authors (and particularly their … Read More
Happy news in my email this afternoon: The STC Carolina chapter has completed judging of the 2009-2010 Technical Publications Competition. For your Technical Writing 101: A Real World Guide to Planning and Writing Technical Content (third edition) entry, you have received an Award of Excellence. … Read More
Conversation and Community: The Social Web for Documentation (XML Press, ISBN: 9780982219119) by Anne Gentle provides technical communicators with a roadmap for integrating social media — blogs, wikis, and much more — into their content development efforts. This is critical because, as Anne notes in … Read More
It’s been a little over a month since we released the third edition of Technical Writing 101. The downloadable PDF version is the primary format for the new edition, and we’ve seen more sales from outside the U.S. because downloads eliminate shipping costs and delays. … Read More
Remember, Publishing Fundamentals: FrameMaker 7 is currently available as a secured PDF through the Adobe Document Center. Access will expire at year-end. To access the book, click here. For access details, read Alan’s original post.