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STC Summit eBook Discount Extended to June 5th

From now through June 5, 2016, all XML Press eBooks are on sale at the XML Press eBookstore at O’Reilly Media for 40% off. Use the discount code: summit16 or the following, discount-included link: XML Press eBooks 40% off

LavaCon 2016 Dublin

The LavaCon Conference on Content Strategy and TechComm Management will be held in Dublin, Ireland, June 5-8, 2016. The conference features several XML Press authors:

Rahel Anne Bailie: Ambassadors for the United Nations of Content: Advocacy and Negotiation, and Strategist, Consultant, Trusted Advisor: Which Are You and Why Does it Matter? Charles Cooper: Virtual Reality […]

Business Matters reviewed by STC Technical Communication

The Society for Technical Communication (STC) journal, Technical Communication, has published a review of Bette Frick’s Business Matters: A Freelancer’s Guide to Business Success in Any Economy.

From the review, written by Kristin Kirkham-Broadhead, “Frick writes in a refreshing tone with her blatant honesty, showcasing the roller coaster of emotions you deal with in […]

Review of Intelligent Content: A Primer

Lisa Park of Extractable has just posted a review of Intelligent Content: A Primer.

From the review: “Intelligent Content: A Primer, goes into quite a bit of detail—and includes a fair amount of research—to explain how you’ll benefit from this type of content. It includes three brief case studies, highlighting an investment bank, medical device […]

Interview with Author Experience author, Rick Yagodich

In a new interview at contentful.com, Rick Yagodich, author of Author Experience, discusses the importance of making sure content management software and practices provide an environment for authors that maximizes their effectiveness and efficiency.

In the article, Yagodich says, “The most valuable assets within any company are its people, its proprietary processes, its ways […]

2016 TechComm Benchmarking Survey

The Content Wrangler is conducting research to determine how large organizations create and manage technical communication content and deliver it to those who need it. This survey is designed to identify the biggest challenges in our industry, the types of techniques, tools, and standards we use, and what we plan to do to improve […]

Every Page is Page One on CMI Holiday Gift List

Mark Baker’s Every Page is Page One has been named one of 17+ Books to Give Your Favorite Content Marketer this Season in a Content Marketing Institute article written by Roger C. Parker.

According to Parker, “Mark Baker addresses how the Internet has changed the way people seek information and what it means for content […]

A Practical Guide to XLIFF 2.0

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.

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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.

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Intelligent Content: A Primer — UPDATE

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 […]