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A Practical Guide to XLIFF 2.0

Intelligent Content: A Primer, front cover

A Practical Guide to XLIFF 2.0 introduces the OASIS XLIFF standard. Companies use XLIFF to standardize the exchange of source and localized content with localization and translation vendors.

You will learn how to get the most from the XLIFF standard, use best practices in your translation workflow, extend XLIFF, and use the XLIFF modules.

This book is for localization coordinators, technical writers, content management system vendors, localization service providers, and consultants who want to incorporate XLIFF into their customers’ publishing workflow.

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MadWorld Conference — April 10-12, 2016


XML Press is pleased to be a sponsor for the MadWorld Technical Communication and Content Strategy Conference, which will return to San Diego, April 10-12, 2016

Returning for its fourth year, the MadWorld 2016 technical communication and content strategy conference will take place on the shores of Mission Bay in beautiful San Diego, California.

The conference features 40 information-packed sessions presented over two full days of learning. Speakers and panelists have been hand-selected by our conference committee, bringing together a diverse consortium of professionals, consultants and industry experts to share their knowledge and best practices. Case study sessions include presentations from organizations such as eBay Enterprises, Blackbaud and Bomgar to name a few. An optional third day includes an Advanced Training Workshop with extended two-hour long sessions.

Attendees can save up to $400 on the conference and workshop when you register by October 30; An additional $200 can be saved when you register by January 15, 2016.

Conference website:

Conference dates: April 10-12, 2016; Advanced Training Workshop, April 13, 2016

Conference location: San Diego, California

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Intelligent Content: A Primer — UPDATE

Intelligent Content: A Primer, front cover

Today, everything is marketing. All of the content we produce affects the customer experience. Therefore, all content is marketing and all content producers are marketers.

Intelligent Content: A Primer shows you why you should know about intelligent content, opens the door to new ways of thinking about your content, and gets you started down the road to using intelligent content to gain a competitive advantage.

Now Available from Retailers Worldwide

Intelligent Content: A Primer is now available in print and Kindle form from and most Amazon sites worldwide. It is also now available from Barnes and Noble. The ebook version can also be purchased from O’Reilly Media and other retailers worldwide.

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Back-to-School Sale on eBooks

All XML Press ebooks are on sale through September 18 at the XML Press eBook Store. Save 50% on all ebooks and 60% on any order greater than $100.

Use the discount code B2S5 or the link above, which includes the discount code.

The sale also includes titles from O’Reilly, Wiley, A Book Apart, Rosenfeld, and many other publishers.

The sale will continue through September 18, 2015, 5AM US Pacific time.

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Information Development World 2015


This year’s Information Development World offers keynote talks from Brandon Schauer and Lisa Welchman, and featured presentations from George Gopen, Robert Glushko, Robert Rose, and Carmen Simon.

There will be six parallel tracks, covering DITA, Medical Devices, Content, Language and Culture, Content Engineering, and Content Marketing.

Current and future XML Press authors Scott Abel, Rahel Anne Bailie, Charles Cooper, Richard Hamilton, Paula Land, Kevin Nichols, Ann Rockley, and Val Swisher will be presenting. Plus, there will be a book table featuring discounts on all of our publications

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MadCap Flare for Programmers

MadCap Flare for Programmers: A guide to getting the most from Flare shows how MadCap Flare manages and parses content and how you can interact with Flare outside the user interface. It introduces the structure of Flare content files and Flare output files, such as HTML5 help, and shows how you can manipulate those […]

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Kevin P Nichols Discusses Performance Driven Content & Content Strategy

XML Press author Kevin P. Nichols is producing a series of videos on content strategy. The current video in the series, Performance-driven Content and Content Strategy, discusses the importance of performance-driven content for content marketing and content strategy.

Kevin is the author of Enterprise Content Strategy: A Project Guide. The video uses images from the […]

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Interview with Scott Abel about The Language of Content Strategy

Roger Parker has just posted a summary of his interview with Scott Abel about The Language of Content Strategy. You can read the summary and listen to the entire interview in the article, Scott Abel Tells Why Content Strategy Matters on Roger’s blog, Published and Profitable.


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Enterprise Content Strategy: A Project Guide

Kevin P. Nichols’ Enterprise Content Strategy: A Project Guide is now available. This book outlines best practices for conducting and executing content strategy projects. It is a step-by-step guide to building an enterprise content strategy for your organization.

Enterprise Content Strategy draws on Kevin Nichols’ experience managing one of the largest and most successful […]

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Discover the Language of Content Strategy

Learn how to make content strategy the foundation of your 2015 writing and marketing success. Roger Parker interviews Scott Abel, co-author of The Language of Content Strategy—a slim book that can make a big difference.

Roger will be interviewing Scott tomorrow, Tuesday, December 16th, at 4:00 PM EST. Whether you want to get better results […]