Category: Technical Writing

Three Tips for Improving RFP Titles

A lot of government departments and corporations work hard at figuring out what to put in their RFPs, but spend little time thinking about the RFP title or the names of the documents associated with the proposal request. Clear posting titles can often be the last priority, especially when the RFP creators are busy thinking […]

Proposal Writing and RFP Monitoring

Seeing a posting for a “Proposal writer” job today made me realize I haven’t talked about one of my ongoing client projects. My client sells their two software products to city, county, and state governments, and came to me three years ago asking if I could provide them with some help in their RFP process. […]

Technical Documentation and Crowdsourcing

Extremely interesting post on the I’d Rather Be Writing website about crowdsourcing documentation. My major takeaway is this: “It takes more of a sense of expertise and authoritativeness to write documentation than to answer a forum question.” I agree completely. I also agree with his premise that our jobs aren’t going away any time soon […]