How to Use White Papers for Strategic Advantage

The White Paper has its origins in the diplomatic service where they were public policy statements. In those days, there were typically three papers: white papers; grey papers for informative purposes; and black papers which detailed disavowed clandestine activities. 15 royalty-free MS Word White Paper templates. 15 White Paper Templates At the time, Government and […]

What is a B2B White Paper?

A B2B White Paper is a document used by sales and marketing teams to generate interest in a specific trend, topic, or technology. So, how do you write a white paper? Before you start writing, you need to know what it is, right? I know that sounds obvious but one of the difficulties with white […]

How to Grow your Business Writing White Papers

How can you use white papers to generate leads? One of the differences between this document and other types of sales materials is that person who reads it tends to be involved in decision-making. In other words, whereas others sales documents are targeted at customers, journalists, PR, or other sales professionals, white papers are frequently […]

How to Structure a B2B White Paper

In the IT industry, the white paper has become a popular tool for promoting a new product or service. It’s frequently used in tandem with case studies and other sales literature as part of an overall marketing campaign. In this article, I’ll show you how to write an effective white paper that gets your company […]

Origin of White Papers

We all know what a white paper looks like but where did it come from?  As someone who loves writing, I’m always curious to discover where words come from. One that always bugged me was white papers. Why white? I did some digging around to discover where they came from. Here’s the scoop. White Paper […]

7 Guidelines for Writing White Papers

Let’s look at how to write white papers. Before we start writing, we need to perform three writing tasks. Identify our readers, define their needs, and clarify how we’ll solve this problem. Before you start writing, examine these tasks as they form the basis of your white papers. Consider them the foundation upon which your […]

13 Ways to Test Your Work Instructions

The next step after writing the Work Instruction is to test it. Here’s a suggested approach that works for most Work Instructions. Download Work Instruction Templates for only 7.99! Learn more about this template How to Test Work Instructions Print out the Work Instruction. This protects the user from scanning ahead when reading the document online. […]

What is a Work Instruction?

A Work Instruction is a document that provides specific instructions to carry out an Activity. A Work Instruction is a step by step guide to perform a single instruction. A Work Instruction contains more detail than a Procedure and is only created if detailed step-by-step instructions are needed. Download Work Instruction Templates for only 7.99! […]

7 Market Research Tactics, Tools & Templates

In this tutorial we look at the seven stages of market research planning and share MS Word and Excel templates for Market Research. You can then use these forms, checklists, surveys, and questionnaires to complete the seven stages in the Market Research process: Stage 1 – Why You Need a Market Research Plan Stage 2 […]

How to Write Work Instructions

Summary: A Work Instruction is a step by step guide to perform a single instruction. Follow these guidelines to write Work Instructions for IT, Pharma, Biotechnology, or Construction Download Work Instruction Templates for only 7.99! Learn more about this template How to Write Work Instructions Let’s say you’re a new parent. Your new baby is growing […]

Vision Document Template (MS Word)

Use this Vision template (MS Word 36 pages) to collect, analyze, and define the high-level needs and features of your new product or service. The Vision template is one of the first documents required in the software development lifecycle as it describes the features required by users and the benefits for each user group. Vision Document […]

Video: How to Create an Editorial Calendar using Google Docs

In the previous time management tutorial, we looked at how to use Google Calendar for schedule work (and family) tasks. We asked: What’s the one difference between having a to-do list and making a calendar entry? To-do lists are static. It states what needs to be done. Calendars are a commitment to making something happen. You’ve probably noticed that systems […]

Video: 15 Technical Writing Tips

In this video Ivan shares 15 ways to improve your technical writing. He shows how to design better documents, perform better peer reviews, and write that little bit faster… without reducing the quality of your documents. If you have a question, please leave it on the YouTube channel. 15 Technical Writing Tips Our User Guide […]

[NEW] Request For Proposal (RFP) Templates

Looking for Request For Proposal (RFP) Templates? If you want to know how to write a Request For Proposal or are looking for a simple RFP example with forms, checklists, and sample material, then download this RFP template and get started today. Ideal for construction, information technology or government RFPs. We’ve updated the very popular RFP […]

Video: How to Write a Technology White Paper

Summary: A technical white paper discusses the technical issues facing a user and proposed solutions to resolve this problem.  How to Write a Technology White Paper In this video Ivan explains how to write a white paper for the IT industry. This video tutorial explains how to structure, format, and design your white paper to […]