Does Structured Content improve findability?

[Guest Post] “Does Structured Content improve ‘findability’?”, by Cheryl Landes

[Note from the Editor] This week, our guest blogger is Cheryl Landes; a familiar face to many of us who attend major conferences. Cheryl touches on one benefit of structured content that is not always highlighted: your search engine optimization can increase dramatically when content is structured in a consistent fashion. Read on for more […]

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[Guest Post] “The (very) Long Road to Structured Writing”, by Ant Davey

In this guest blog, respected blogger and thought leader, Ant Davey, describes his personal long road to structured writing. Davey’s experience mirrors the path that many of us have traveled on or are about to embark on. Read on for useful guidance you can apply to your own journey. ________________________________________________ This article is not about […]

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[Guest Post] “Multichannel Publishing using Adobe Technical Communication Suite, Part III”, by Bernard Aschwanden

In this guest post, certified Adobe trainer and expert Bernard Aschwanden of Publishing Smarter recaps some key points that he covered in part three of a three-part webinar series for people who either want to know more about Adobe’s Technical Communication Suite, or who are new to the product(s). The goal is to showcase some […]

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[Guest Post] “Multichannel Publishing using Adobe Technical Communication Suite, Part II”, by Bernard Aschwanden

In this guest post, certified Adobe trainer and expert Bernard Aschwanden of Publishing Smarter recaps some key points that he covered in part two of a three-part webinar series for people who either want to know more about Adobe’s Technical Communication Suite, or who are new to the product(s). The goal is to showcase some […]

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[Guest Post] “Multichannel Publishing using Adobe Technical Communication Suite, Part I”, by Bernard Aschwanden

In this guest post, certified Adobe trainer and expert Bernard Aschwanden of Publishing Smarter recaps some key points that he covered in part one of a three-part webinar series for people who either want to know more about Adobe’s Technical Communication Suite, or who are new to the product(s). The goal is to showcase some […]

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[Guest Post] “TCS4, Integrating Adobe Captivate with Adobe FrameMaker”, by Kevin Siegel

In this blog, one of our favorite webinar guests, Kevin Siegel of ICONLOGIC, shares simple, illustrated steps for integrating Captivate videos in FrameMaker 11 documents and PDF output. You can find similar information in a dynamic webinar recording, featuring Kevin Siegel, at: “3) EXPLORE TCS4: Create Engaging, Interactive PDFs Using Adobe Captivate and Adobe FrameMaker.” […]

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[Guest Post] “Like Beads on a String: Structured, Topic-Based Authoring in RoboHelp”, by Neil Perlin

Welcome to the last of three posts covering questions that I often hear about RoboHelp. In this post, I’ll look at structured, topic-based authoring – what it is, whether and how RoboHelp supports it, and if it requires DITA. This post summarizes a related webinar; you may view the recording with this link: ADV ROBOHELP […]

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[Guest Post] “Ethos – Collective Consciousness and Perceptions of Reality”, by Neus Lorenzo

Some initial questions: Would you change your car for one that pollutes more? Do you prefer fair trade ecological food or products collected mechanically and grown with pesticides? Would you buy clothes made by child slaves? In our plurilingual, intercultural, multimodal and virtualized society, some universal ethical values are projected onto products, processes and resources […]

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[Guest Post] “Explore TCS4, RoboHelp, Linking to Content Versus Copying”, by Kevin Siegel

In this guest blog, Certified Adobe Expert and Trainer, Kevin Siegel of ICONLOGIC, covers a powerful technique when publishing from FrameMaker through RoboHelp via Tech Comm Suite 4 (TCS4). In this blog, Kevin touches on many principles he shared in one episode of his 3-part webinar series, “2) Explore TCS4: FrameMaker to RoboHelp to eBook […]

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[Guest Post] “Explore TCS4, Excluding Content in FrameMaker to RoboHelp”, by Kevin Siegel

In this guest blog, Certified Adobe Expert and Trainer, Kevin Siegel of ICONLOGIC, covers a powerful technique when publishing from FrameMaker through RoboHelp via Technical Communication Suite (TCS4). In this blog, Kevin touches on many principles he shared in one episode of his 3-part webinar series, “2) Explore TCS4: FrameMaker to RoboHelp to eBook … […]

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