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Small projects: Ask for a POC instead of an RFP

I’m often asked to respond to Requests for Proposal (RFPs). As a small business owner, I am grateful for every request, but I generally decline those opportunities and instead propose a Proof of Concept (POC) project with a money-back guarantee. Read on to find out why. Size of the project If a project¬†looks to be…

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FrameMaker Templates

FrameMaker is a powerful tool for creating books and other long documents. If you’d like free training (including sample files and a 30-day download of the software) on how to get started with FrameMaker, seehttps://techcommtools.teachable.com/. You’ll also find authoring and template courses there as well. Defining a template A template stores formatting information so that…

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Why FrameMaker costs less than Word

Interested in the recorded webinar that accompanies this post? I will add a link to the recording as soon as it’s posted by Adobe FrameMaker is better than Word for tech docs Of course, you probably already know or suspect this, since the MS Word fan club can be a lonely place to hang out.¬†You’ve…

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FrameMaker PDF Tips and Tricks

UPDATED July 26, 2021 This post describes older (pre-FrameMaker 2019) advice on using File>Print to produce PDF. I recommend using the Publish pod (including the shortcut, File>Save as PDF) for creating PDF in FrameMaker 2019 and later. See Producing Pixel-Perfect PDF for a full overview of using the Publish pod, including videos and a link…

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