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5 Sources of Ideas for My Blog Posts : @ProBlogger

On a recent webinar over at ProBlogger.com I was asked by John: Where do you get your ideas for blog … Source: http://www.problogger.net Darin Hammond reposted this on Google +. I know I haven’t been as attentive to my own … Continue reading

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Why Our Future Depends On Women In Technology

Today, men dominate technology companies and college computer science programs. But history shows us that women have made some of the biggest breakthroughs in computer technology…. Source: http://www.huffingtonpost.com This article was brought to my attention by Tina Rowe on Facebook.  … Continue reading

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Technical Writing Is Boring, and 5 Other Misconceptions About This $100K Career | The Freelancer, by Contently

Just saying the words “technical writer” is enough to make aspiring scribes shudder. Once upon a time, I certainly did. But now that I’ve been a veteran in the technical writing field for almost a decade, I felt it was … Continue reading

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A Confession: I am a Fraud

Source: http://www.linkedin.com My friend, Nick Kellet, co-founder of List.ly, has this on his LinkedIn feed.   I confess…I am a fraud, too. You hadn’t figured that out yet? Really. It’s so obvious. Heck, I’m a fraud for posting this article … Continue reading

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Will We Use Commas in the Future?

There’s no denying that commas are helpful little flecks of punctuation. They allow us to separate written clauses and do good work when especially numerous or complicated groups of things exist in a single sentence. But do we really need … Continue reading

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I told you so…The Time for Global Content Strategy has Arrived | Content Rules, Inc.

Two short years ago, I left a conference feeling demoralized. How could people care more about metrics than about their global content? This year was different. Source: http://www.contentrules.com I think almost everyone knows how much I love Val Swisher. I … Continue reading

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10 Responsive Design Problems and Fixes | UX Magazine

Source: uxmag.com This article was brought to my attention by Rick Sapir on Google+. As I am part of a global team putting together a responsive design website right now, the timing of this article is impeccable. I knew some … Continue reading

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