Proposal Writing Course – Lesson 1# How to Write Customer-centric Proposals

For proposal writers, the task of responding to a Request for Proposal (RFP) can be quite daunting. In addition to the pressure of getting the best proposal in on time, defining an effective approach to the response poses several dilemmas. [ Learn more about these Proposal Templates ] For example, the various proposal team members may argue […]

Recommended Reading on Content Development

You might want to look at Ron Scheer’s approach based on two user-based principles: 1) Making information easy to find, and then 2) Easy to understand and use. Also, take a look at his newsletter. saywhatyoumean.com Heather Martin provides top-notch online copy, print and ezine articles, web search engine optimization content, corporate communications, and much […]

Copyright free articles for your website

Hi Folks, I’ve has a few requests to reprint articles on my www.klariti.com and www.ivanwalsh.com sites. FWIW: You can print, publish, distribute, and post all articles on these sites providing you include the byline with each article. These free articles are available for you, providing you follow these guidelines. 1. Author’s credits are left intact. […]

Is Information Architecture worth it?

Let’s start out and define Information Architecture. One definition of Information Architecture is “the organization, labelling and structuring of data for content-based applications such as websites.” This emerging field has become more prominent in recent years as websites have grown increasing complex and users demand more friendly navigation systems. Information Architects organize content, such as […]

Is there a difference between Difference between Usability and Information Architecture?

Though the terms Usability and Information Architecture are often understood to be the same thing, this is not true. Usability This tends to study a person’s ability to do (i.e. use) something, such as reading text on a webpage. Usability is not restricted to the web and is used across many industry sectors. For example, […]

What is an Information Architect?

An Information Architect organizes a website so that users have a better online experience. In general, their main responsibilities are to: Assign tasks to team members. The Information Architect often doubles up as the Project Manager. Capture the site’s design goals. Communicate the business objectives, such as the site’s sales targets, audience, and language requirements. […]

Use File Includes to Keep Your Content Fresh

Keeping content fresh is a major challenge for every web publisher. In addition to managing the technical, business, marketing, administration aspects of the web business, you still have to find time to update your web content on a regular basis. Most experienced content publishers have learnt a few secrets over the years. And for obvious […]

Table of Contents is not displayed in MS Word

In Word, the Table of Contents is not displayed. Instead, I get an error message: { TOCO “2-4″H Z T “HEADING 1,1”} Ivan – I think the problem is to do with Field Codes, so here’s a few suggestions. 1. In Word, go to Tools > Options > View tab and click off Field Codes […]