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Ibrahim Enemona Abdulrasheed
Ibrahim Enemona Abdulrasheed

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Tips and techniques for technical writing.

The goal of technical writing.

The main target of technical writing is to convey information to its audience about a technical tool, idea, software, or concept.

Here are tips for becoming a better writer.

1.Accuracy and research.

As a technical writer, providing accurate information about the subject matter is crucial. Doing proper research and reading documents on the concept is a great way of providing an accurate piece of information.

Feynman technique also helps in improving your knowledge and understanding of the subject matter.

2.Make your work simple and clear.

A document will be highly appreciated if it is easy to comprehend. Your document should be straightforward and with all the essential information laid out.
Avoid unnecessary sentences, grammars and define your abbreviations boldly before use.

3.Use of visuals.
Including diagrams, flowcharts and screenshots in your document makes it visually appealing and organized. Also, it is a great way of conveying certain information that cannot be expressed using just written words.

4.Provide a proper outline.

Always Lay out the content of your document in the order in which it is written to give your readers the knowledge of what to expect.

5.Communication skills.

Information can't be disseminated if the writer can't express themselves. Use of active voice when writing, error-free sentences, correct punctuation, and the right grammar go a long way in putting together a great document.

6.Know your audience.

Being aware of the end users of your document is important in helping you construct a friendly and comprehensive document. Sometimes it is said you should feel like the targeted audience for you to be able to put out a reader-friendly document.

7.Avoid all kinds of Plagiarism.

Putting Out an original document is vital and it points down to you as the writer. Always do your research, and try getting the user experience in other to improve your knowledge about the subject matter. Read documents and seek out from experts. Put out your ideas and concepts.

8.Editing and proofreading.

Going Through your written document to do a proper refactoring of errors such as incorrect punctuation, unnecessary information, wrong grammar, spelling, and typo errors will help improve the quality of the document.

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Assis Zang • Edited

Nice tips πŸ‘! About accuracy and research, as a writer I can say that sometimes we make mistakes, but it is important to recognize the error and if possible correct it, but we also have to take into account that when it comes to technology it usually doesn't exist " one way better than the other" there are several ways to do something, the important thing is to always talk about it with respect.

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Ibrahim Enemona Abdulrasheed

Sure. Thanks 😊

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Ben Halpern

Nice tips πŸ‘

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Hend Ahmed

Nice one ☺️

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