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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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Natural Born Auditors | TechWhirl

Are technical writers born to be auditors? Dan Goldstein makes an interesting case on the instincts and skills both have. Source: techwhirl.com Interesting article by Dan Goldstein on TechWhirl. I don’t think I’d ever thought as myself as a potential … Continue reading

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The Infosnacker’s Guide to the 2014 LavaCon Tweet Stream

Marcia Johnston demonstrates how much data can be gleaned and experience shared from a conference Tweet stream like those for LavaCon 2014. Source: techwhirl.com Hashtags are not flawless, but they are a great way to track a trend. I’ve often … Continue reading

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Men as the public face in a female dominated field

In the world of technical communication tools, the public faces of the companies are men, yet the field is predominately female. is this a bad marketing strategy? Source: http://www.sharonburton.com Sharon Burton reposted this September 2012 blog post today, and it’s … Continue reading

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