Anonymity, egos, and corporate content

Corporate content and the processes surrounding it are not about the content creators themselves.

Source: www.scriptorium.com

Alan Pringle of Scriptorium has written an excellent article about writing corporate content. I know that while I don’t write 99% of the corporate content for the sites I work on, I try to make it a priority to point out when it seems to me that content–especially text–doesn’t serve the purpose of the company or group’s objective well. Corporate content is all about them, indeed, and as tech writers, we need to provide a positive rhetoric on behalf of our corporate clients. I truly agree with Alan’s article. 

 

Seriously, read this!

–techcommgeekmom

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About TechCommGeekMom

Danielle M. Villegas is a technical communicator who has recently started her own technical communications consultancy, Dair Communications. She has worked at the International Refugee Committee, MetLife, Novo Nordisk, and BASF North America, with a background in content strategy, web content management, social media, project management, e-learning, and client services. Danielle is best known in the technical communications world for her blog, TechCommGeekMom.com, which has continued to flourish since it was launched during her graduate studies at NJIT in 2012. She has presented webinars and seminars for Adobe, the Society for Technical Communication (STC), the IEEE ProComm, TCUK (ISTC) and at Drexel University’s eLearning Conference. She has written articles for the STC Intercom, STC Notebook, the Content Rules blog, and The Content Wrangler as well. You can learn more about Danielle on LinkedIn at www.linkedin.com/in/daniellemvillegas, on Twitter @techcommgeekmom, or through her blog.
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