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Tips and tricks for technical communicators

Minimalism Wins Again!

If you missed Bernard Aschwanden’s presentation at our March 17th chapter meeting, you missed out on a lot of good information. Even though Bernard had been sick, he managed to fly here from Canada and present a great talk on … Continue reading

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Introducing Scott Prentice, Our November Speaker

On November 19th, Scott Prentice is presenting a webinar, Responsive EPUB. Reserve your spot now Scott kindly responded to our interview questions. Next time, we’ll have to invite him to visit Denver for some mountain biking. How long have you … Continue reading

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Introducing Bri Hillmer, Our October Speaker

How long have you been in technical communication? I’ve been a technical writer officially for 3.5 years but I played one on TV for an additional 4 or so years. In my previous career I worked as the coordinator for … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life: Consulting, Contracting, and Freelancing

What’s the most important thing for a consultant? Flexibility. What’s the next most important thing? Knowledge about what you are providing to your client and, specifically, how they want you to provide your deliverables to them. And the next most … Continue reading

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Teamwork is King!

Most of you know by now that teamwork is essential for success. In business, volunteer work, or everyday life, it’s one of the skills we need to know and use consistently and effectively. So one of the things our chapter … Continue reading

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