DDLC for Technical Writers

Quick help on Document Development Life Cycle (DDLC) and the DDLC phases for technical writers who want to make a short but comprehensive presentation on DDLC to train new writers or prepare for an interview quickly: Analysis: The prerequisite for this stage is that you should know, at a very high level, the product features or capabilities…

Style Guides for an IT Startup

Executive summary: An IT startup needs 3 style guides, one each for Marcomm, Brand Identity, and Technical Publications. This article helps non-writers and junior writers to put together the style guides and guidelines to use the style guides effectively in a startup. Should my IT startup need a style guide at all? You may wonder. Here are s…

How to Start a Blog

This blog post tells you how to start a blog as opposed to how to write a blog. That is, it explains the background work you need to do to start a blog. Also, this blog does not include the details about using any one platform. If you want to start a company or corporate blog, typically it is published on your company website. Company blog po…

How to Write a Cover Letter

More and more companies are asking for cover letters from job seekers. So, we decided to bring out a blog on how to write a cover letter. To write a cover letter, you got to devote time and do a bit of research. This blog tell you how. Why Should You Write a Cover Letter While some companies mandate writing a cover letter, some make i…