How to Write for the Web

Did you know that 79 percent of Web users scan text on websites rather than read it? According to Jacob Neilsen‘s article, “Why Web Users Scan Instead of Read,” there are four basic reasons for this:

How much can I earn as a Technical Writer?

How much do Technical Writers earn? I get asked this question quite a lot for people considering moving into this field or those who want to compare their earnings with their peers.

What are Release Notes?

Release notes are documents which are distributed along with software products, often when the product is still in the development or test state (e.g., a beta release).  For products that have already been in use by clients, the release note is a supplementary document that is delivered to the customer every time a bug is… Continue reading What are Release Notes?

How to create Release Notes

Release Notes cover what’s new, download and installation instructions, known issues and frequently asked questions. Creating Release Notes is fairly straightforward. Create a Release Notes template and re-use it on each release. The template should include the following sections: