If anything, learn to write

Writing is essential to professional communication. That being said, why is that so many professionals still can’t decipher the difference between your and you’re; to, too and two; and there, their and they’re? Not to mention the widely accepted ambiguity that surrounds comma usage. Education plays a large role in developing technical writing skills, and everyone should commit to taking at least one technical writing course during his or her career.

Those who are skilled in technical writing have a significant advantage when it comes to any form of content curation – especially business documentation such as reports and communication such as professional emails. Technical writers also possess strong editing capabilities – which makes them a valuable member of any team.

crop (2)All You Need to Know About Technical Writing Tools

Technical Writing There are a few questions that constantly bog the minds of technical writers. – Are there any suitable technical writing tools for the task I am presently doing? Something that would minimize my efforts and produce better quality output? – Can my company afford it?

A comma, though seemingly insignificant to some, can play a big role in how your message is received.

crop (2)Subscribe to read

Markets data delayed by at least 15 minutes. © THE FINANCIAL TIMES LTD 2017. FT and ‘Financial Times’ are trademarks of The Financial Times Ltd. The Financial Times and its journalism are subject to a self-regulation regime under theFT Editorial Code of Practice.

Online, there are lots of resources to help individuals strengthen their technical writing skills.

crop (3)Basics of Technical Writing – Videos & Lessons | Study.com

Technical writers often produce a variety of manuals, business reports and proposals. This chapter’s instructors can introduce you to the basic features of technical communications and help you understand some of the rules governing this mode of writing.

Just like any acquired skill, the best way to improve your writing is to practice, practice, practice.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s