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Things you need to know before taking the plunge into Grant Writing: Interview with Lindsey Fraizer
By Martin Wall, Chapter Member Things you need to know before taking the plunge into Grant Writing: Interview with Lindsey Frazier :::: Lindsey Frazier is a Technical Communicator with experience in writing and editing for science and technology companies and for nonprofits. She currently develops proposals for competitive grants and contracts, manages projects, and participates in the Master’s in Technical Communication (MSTC) program at NC State University. What drew you to grant writing technical communication? As a Technical Communicator, I write many different types of documents, but I was particularly interested in writing grants because they provide organizations with the resources they need to address societal proble
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Things you need to know before taking the plunge into Grant Writing: Interview with Lindsey Frazier
By Martin Wall, Chapter Member Things you need to know before taking the plunge into Grant Writing: Interview with Lindsey Frazier :::: Lindsey Frazier is a Technical Communicator with experience in writing and editing for science and technology companies and for nonprofits. She currently develops proposals for competitive grants and contracts, manages projects, and participates in the Master’s in Technical Communication (MSTC) program at NC State University. What drew you to grant writing technical communication? As a Technical Communicator, I write many different types of documents, but I was particularly interested in writing grants because they provide organizations with the resources they need to address societal proble
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January Event: TechComm and Content Strategy
January Event: Making Your Content A Company Asset By Sree Pattabiraman, Communications Director :::: Physical assets have a long life, and their value depreciates over time. Does content meet that definition? Some does not; tweets are usually relevant for hours, or maybe days. Other content, like maintenance manuals or product descriptions, might remain relevant for years after being created. At its best, technical communication provides an asset that allows the user to effectively make use of your product. Content strategy can make your content asset in a variety of ways. If you can deliver your content in multiple formats, it will hold more value than if it is locked into a single format, or you can use metadata to improve the
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STC Webinar: Is Content Strategy the Future of Work in Technical Communication?
STC Webinar: Is Content Strategy the Future of Work in Technical Communication? By Sree Pattabiraman, Chapter Member :::: Content strategy is fast becoming one of the key methods by which communication experts can help deliver useful information to a variety of audiences. But how do technical communicators enter into this mix? After all, we are often responsible for delivering essential content to internal and external audiences. We help people get work done and translate difficult concepts into plain language. We are excellent writers and editors. And with content management systems, online help documentation, and other forms of consumer-centered communication becoming key factors in customer retention, does the future technical com
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