How to become a technical writer

Most the the time I’m a copywriter and sales funnel strategist. That’s what most of my days look like, most of the time. But once in a while I take on a technical writing project — usually a short-term project for a local company in the financial services industry. There is a difference between technical […]

How to hire the best ghostwriter for your content (and what you should REALLY look for)

Businesses need content to sell their products or services: They need marketing material, web content, sales scripts, instruction manuals… and sometimes they need content written which will actually be the product sold (as in the case of ebooks). Not everyone can write or wants to write, and that’s where a ghostwriter comes in. Ghostwriters are […]

What is the difference between copywriting and technical writing?

I call myself a “business writer” because it encompasses both copywriting and technical writing. But I have bumped into a lot of people recently who don’t really know what I do: This month, while working with some clients for whom I’m doing copywriting, I was asked what a technical writer was; and, while working with […]

Tame the paper dragon when technical writing

I’ve been working on a huge technical writing project for a client. They expect to start rolling some of my work out to their staff and partners between November 2010 and March 2011. They have thousands of pages of supporting documents that go back at least 4 years. So,  for the next few months, I’m […]