Articles, PDF e-Books, and Other Valuables

One of the ways I want to help make this blog valuable to you is to offer not just the latest news and links to websites. I also offer articles that are available at a small charge. These articles supplement material in my recent books. For example, I've written two...

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Start 2017 Productively: Convert Office Files to PDF

Ten years ago, I wrote an e-book for an online publisher. He wanted to know how to create PDF files from Microsoft Office (especially Excel) with Adobe Acrobat. Things didn't work out between me and the publisher and so we negotiated a transfer of the copyright to me....

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The soft launch

Welcome to the new Blogging to Drive Business blog! It's still quite not where I'd like it, but 97 percent of it is where I like it and you can see the features that will be staples of this blog. On the right side of the screen, you see a number of different features:...

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Linking Algorithms and Structured Writing

::  13 January 2017 :: Tech Writer Today Magazine by TechWhirl :: Mark Baker  ::

Deflection points in the content, points in which the reader's "next" may not beRead more

Project Charter Template

::  5 January 2017 :: Tech Writer Today Magazine by TechWhirl :: Connie Giordano  ::

A solid project charter lays out the 5Ws and 1H: What will be done; Why you willRead more

Information & User Experience: Language & Content Make or Break UX

::  30 December 2016 :: Tech Writer Today Magazine by TechWhirl :: Sophia Marx  ::

The language on the TurboTax website was reassuring to me. I felt a connection.Read more

New Tech Books Help People 50+ This Holiday Season

::  16 November 2015 :: Que Publishing :: Press Releases

Que Publishing and AARP Release Six New Books in SeriesRead more

Que Publishing and AARP Release First Four Books of Series

::  13 November 2014 :: Que Publishing :: Press Releases

New tech books help people 50+ get tech-savvy.Read more

Que Publishing Releases Pottermore Secrets and Mysteries Revealed: The Unofficial Guide to

::  6 December 2012 :: Que Publishing :: Press Releases

Your Training at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry Awaits!Read more

Ten things I wish I'd known about Flare before I started

::  4 October 2012 :: Featured Blog Posts - Technical Writing World :: Alison Turner  ::

Over my first two years of using Flare as my main authoring tool I've made a notRead more

tcworld: Preparing For The World's Largest Technical Communication Conference

::  21 September 2012 :: Featured Blog Posts - Technical Writing World :: Scott Abel  ::

Content strategies and mobile documentation will be the focus at the world's larRead more

2012 Technical Communication Benchmarking Survey

::  15 September 2012 :: Featured Blog Posts - Technical Writing World :: Scott Abel  ::

The Content Wrangler is conducting research to determine how large organizationsRead more


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