Technical Writing: Readability and Text Metrics - Free Ebook

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The main goal of a technical writer is to create user-friendly documentation. In order to do this, you should figure out the level of knowledge of your target audience on the subject in question. When creating documentation for professionals, you need to really go in-depth. If you are writing for novice users, make sure to cover all the key moments and leave out more complicated stuff. But how to be sure that your documentation will be clear for your target audience? Here is where readability and text metrics step in.

In this ebook we will tell you about:

  • Why metrics are important in tech writing.
  • How to measure the effectiveness of your documentation.
  • Top 5 text metrics to consider for user documentation.
  • How to review technical documentation.
  • Where to get all the necessary metrics.
  • And much more!
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