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Technical Writer - Exploding the myths

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  • 1. I’m a Technical Writer Technical Writing explained using photographs of Technical Writers from www.imatechwriter.com
  • 2. The consequences of incorrect documentation can be great
  • 3. Technical Writers guide users to their goal
  • 4. They need to be accurate as possible
  • 5. They explain technical information to non-technical people
  • 6. Technical Writers often have to put themselves in the position of the user
  • 7. They need to address different types of users
  • 8. They need to be as unambiguous as possible
  • 9. They employ a variety of techniques to question Subject Matter Experts
  • 10. They produce a form of user support that’s available all times of the day
  • 11. Technical Writers provide clarity and simplicity
  • 12. They organize information so it’s easier to find
  • 13. Technical Writers reduce the need to call the Support desk
  • 14. It’s more than just manuals
  • 15. www.imatechwriter.com