Category Archives: Information Architecture

Many hats…but one love of technical editing

About a year ago, I wrote a post about where I was taking my blog — I was widening the scope to include more than just technical editing topics as my very first post suggested. I did post on a … Continue reading

Posted in Content Strategy, Information Architecture, Technical Editing

Learning from the 2015 web design trends

Hello, loyal readers! Here we are, at the end of another year, and I once again struggled to keep an even publishing schedule of posts. I start out strong, hit a vacation time, and struggle to get back into the … Continue reading

Posted in Content Strategy, Information Architecture

Defining information architecture

A few year’s ago, I made a pass at defining information architecture from a technical communicator’s perspective, which described how I morphed from a technical editor into an information architect, and which was mostly based off of Peter Morville’s work. … Continue reading

Posted in Information Architecture

SEO and you

Search engine optimization (SEO) is an important design element for information that is delivered out on the Internet. You want your information to be found (and used), and some folks encourage content creators to focus on SEO. But, and that’s … Continue reading

Posted in Content Strategy, Information Architecture

Taxonomies make sense of the volume of information

Sometimes, your Twitter feed serves up just the exact right article that you need in your current work projects. I’m trying to carefully define and refine a reference taxonomy for the site that I work on. And, the article “Taxonomy-driven … Continue reading

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Use strong headings to lead readers to your content

Listicles, articles or blog posts that include a numbered list of “things,” get more readers. People love lists. They are scannable, they are memorable, and they are sharable. Perhaps one reason people go to these listicles is because they often … Continue reading

Posted in Copy editing, Information Architecture

Video Production – From Concept to Publication — by Ken Cicero

I once again registered for an STC Webinar on video production. This one called “From Concept to Production.” This Webinar was a follow-on webinar by Ken Cicero to his prior webinar, “When is Video the Answer (and When Isn’t It)?” … Continue reading

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