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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.

Lifehacks for Technical Writers | Technical Writing Blog

Source: Lifehacks for Technical Writers | Technical Writing Blog While I’m not familiar with the company or products for ClickHelp, these were some great tips and reminders for technical writers to help with the writing process and keep the creative … Continue reading

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Klout, the scoring system for social media influence, is shutting down – Business Insider

It’s the end of an era, as Klout, the service that measures your social cred, is shutting down. Source: Klout, the scoring system for social media influence, is shutting down – Business Insider Wow. A few years ago, it was … Continue reading

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The STC-PMC Election of 2018: Results

The results are in, and we’d like to give a thank you to everyone who nominated themselves and others, our nominees, and all who voted. The results our in, and we’d love for you to meet… Source: The STC-PMC Election … Continue reading

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A 2-Year Stanford Study Shows the Astonishing Productivity Boost of Working From Home | Thrive Global

There’s been a lot of debate about working from home, but this Stanford study has put the dispute to rest. Source: A 2-Year Stanford Study Shows the Astonishing Productivity Boost of Working From Home | Thrive Global Leave it to … Continue reading

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Google’s AI Assistant kicks it up a few notches!

This just came out in the news today, which I saw through the Mashable feed.  Google’s AI Assistant is really learning how to interact using natural language in a big way. The future, if it’s not now, is coming very … Continue reading

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10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018 – eLearning Industry

Source: 10 Mobile Learning Trends For 2018 – eLearning Industry This article popped up in my Twitter feed, and it’s actually rather good. I think one of the introductory lines in the article said (and I’m paraphrasing here), that there … Continue reading

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Do you have to relocate to an urban tech hub to find a technical writing job? | I’d Rather Be Writing

To find high-paying jobs in tech comm, many technical writers move to urban technology hubs because companies want their workers on site. Living in an urban tech hub usually involves high costs of living and the sacrifice of a more … Continue reading

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