My Own Technology Blog – Finding Tech Gems

Though I ran out of time and I finally just had to quit posting to Functional Technology.com, I leave it up for the purpose of showing my tech writing skills, as well as my knowledge in the implementation of technology in business.

As you’ll see in my posts, the purpose of the site is to demystify technology, as well as to point out free or low cost solutions for business. Though the target audience was originally Realtors, the tools and instruction are applicable to any business.

If your writing project involves technology, you can get a good feel for my style at that blog. You can also experience my tone as an online instructional resource. My style tends toward the informal, with a little humor thrown in when appropriate.

Another skill illustrated by this blog is my ability to ferret out the latest in information on any topic on the Web. I set up alerts and RSS feeds with the appropriate key words and phrases to bring me the most up-to-date information on a daily basis.

Blog Posts for Architecture, Engineering, Construction

TangentWorks.com hired me to write three blog posts per week for their blog Line Meets Curve. The posts at that link which I’ve written are credited to me by name.  Their product is an online project management collaboration tool.  My niche was to write about the process from the point of view of the involved contractors, due to my previous experience in the contracting industry.

In this case, I’m writing posts about the issues that cause cost overruns and communication problems on complex construction projects.  My client’s product helps to promote better communication on the job, and thus is effective at cutting costs.  I post directly to their WordPress blog.

When I write regular ongoing blog posts, my procedure is to set up Google Alerts and to seek out RSS feeds to provide me with current and daily updates on the subject matter about which I’m blogging.  I gather the material, consider appropriateness and then write posts using these other sites, articles and blog posts as references and springboards to commentary that promotes the interests of my client.