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Message from the Sponsors, July 16

by Tom Johnson on Jul 16, 2010
categories: advertiser messages technical-writing

At least once a month, I post a few messages from the sponsors. Today we have a message from Madcap Software and Techsmith.

From Madcap Software

Driven by customer demand and request, MadCap Software is pleased to announce MadCap Consulting, a new service aimed to provide our customers with the resources necessary to perform skilled technical communication projects on both a full-time and part-time basis.

Find the Right Consultant.

Whether you are an existing MadCap Software customer or have general technical communication consulting needs, MadCap Software can assist you in your search to find the right candidate.  We match skill sets based on the unique needs of your project to better leverage their expertise.  Each of our qualified candidates have extensive expertise in technical writing and technical communication best practices.

Expertise is in High Demand.

Thousands of companies worldwide use MadCap Software to create, manage and publish their technical communication.  Due to the vast number of requests MadCap Software receives for consulting services, we are always looking to add qualified candidates to our database of MAD certified consultants.  We provide both part-time consulting as well as full-time contract positions.

For more information, visit:

From TechSmith

Snagit 10 is now available!
Capture anything you see on the screen. Edit and combine those captures. Share them via your favorite applications. Organize and find them again later. The more you use SnagIt, the more ways you'll find to use it!

Want to get a laugh? Add a speech balloon to that photo of your cat and fire it off in an instant message.

Need to make an impression at work? Capture that sales chart and point out important details with a sleek-looking arrow. SnagIt can turn a simple screenshot into a powerful information graphic.

SnagIt is versatile, yet surprisingly simple! As one SnagIt user said, "It's as basic or as powerful as you need it to be.”

Maybe that's why millions of people worldwide love using SnagIt, in a million different ways.

Learn more or download a free 30-day trial of Snagit at:

About Tom Johnson

Tom Johnson

I'm an API technical writer based in the Seattle area. On this blog, I write about topics related to technical writing and communication — such as software documentation, API documentation, AI, information architecture, content strategy, writing processes, plain language, tech comm careers, and more. Check out my API documentation course if you're looking for more info about documenting APIs. Or see my posts on AI and AI course section for more on the latest in AI and tech comm.

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