Tech Writer This Week – April 11, 2013
TechWhirl’s Weekly Roundup of the best technical communication, content, user experience, and technical writing posts on the web.
Storified by TechWhirl.Com· Thu, Apr 11 2013 05:54:44
User Experience offers 42 resources for testing form usability from UserTesting.com. Abhishek Singh (dazeinfo.com) wonders how Facebook Home could enhance user experience. And Ryan Singer (feltpresence.com) says UX means too many things to too many people.
In Content Strategy, Michael Brito (contentmarketinginstitute.com) shares three considerations for upgrading your own content strategy. If you have a developed a strategy, but need to sell it to management, Hilary Marsh (HilaryMarsh.com) has posted a slideshow on SocialFish.org outlining what content strategy is all about. And Christina Walker (business2community.com) describes content creation, content curation, and how to find the right combination of the two.
This week in Career and Life, Scott Nesbitt (scottnesbitt.net) talks about word count and how to write concisely. Jennifer Dunn (allfreelancewriting.com) offers four tools for freelancers that you may not be aware of. And Shanna Mallon (prdaily.com) posts a dozen online resources for writers. I already use Google Alerts, but I’m going to check out Textalyser and the Pomodoro technique.