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Google Technical Writing Course – Cheat Sheet


In this post, you will quickly learn about key learning from free course on Technical writing by Google. Define new or unfamiliar terms: When writing or editing, learn to recognize terms that might be unfamiliar to some or all of your target audience. If the term already exists, link to a good existing explanation. In case your document is introducing the term, define the term properly. Use acronyms properly: On the initial use of an unfamiliar acronym within a document or a section, spell out the full term, and then put the acronym in parentheses. Active voice vs Passive voice: Prefer active voice to the passive voice Clear Sentences Choose strong verbs …

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