Understanding Technical Writing
by Ron Kurtus (updated 17 March 2023)
Technical writing or technical documentation is a business application of writing, where you explain product or service information to customers, as well as to company technical, management and sales personnel.
It is an important part of a company's products and services and plays a major role in the training of workers, sales representatives, and customers.
This type of writing is a specialized field that requires personal discipline, skill in writing clearly and concisely, understanding of technical products and processes, organizational skill, and knowledge of numerous software tools.
The purpose of these free online lessons is to give you a start at improving your skills in technical writing and advancing in your writing career.
Technical Writing Contents
Developing technical documentation
Conciseness is Key to Good Technical Documentation
Types of Documentation Needed by Companies
Process of Writing a Technical Manual
Using RoboHelp to Develop a Simple Tutorial
ISO 9000 documents
Getting work as a Technical Writer
Skills Required to be a Technical Writer
What Technical Writers are Paid in the United States
5 Ways to Write Your Way into Technical Writing
Starting a Technical Writing Business
5 Powers of a Champion Technical Writer
Importance of Health in Technical Writing
Importance of Knowledge in Technical Writing
Importance of Excellence in Technical Writing
Importance of Value in Technical Writing
Importance of Character in Technical Writing