Tech Writer This Week for July 11, 2013

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Source: Digital Globalization.Com

Source: Digital Globalization.Com

In this edition of Tech Writer This Week we highlight a few upcoming conferences, help out a friend with a survey and do a weekly roundup on Technical Communications, Content Strategy and Customer Experience.

Highlights from the week that was:

  • Bart Leahy says your attitude as a tech writer is attitude is important. Your can learn what you need to, and if math isn’t your strong point, grab a calculator.
  • Ugur Akinci talks about the psychology of hunting for a job in technical writing.
  • In Content Strategy, Sarah O’Keefe talks about what happens when content curators finally get the attention they *say* they want from executive management.
  • Ed Marsh shares a good post from the Neilsen Norman Group on how to design websites to get people to actually read them

Thanks for reading and have a great weekend!

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Craig Cardimon

Craig Cardimon wears many hats and loves all of them -- technical communicator, content curator, and freelance copywriter. In his not-so-copious spare time, he reads, writes, runs on the local trail, and watches way too much "retro" TV.

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