Does your business need to produce technical documentation for your staff to communicate better internally, or for your clients to help them understand your products and services?
Unless someone in your organization can do this in house, you’re going to require some assistance.
One option would be to partner with a technical writing company.
Below we’ve listed 6 top technical writing companies for you to take a look at.
Cherryleaf is owned by Ellis Pratt and Ginny Critcher, and been in operation since 2002. Ellis Pratt’s role at Cherryleaf is Consulting Technical Communicator and Director. Highly experience in technical communication since the beginning of the 1990s, he also has a degree in Business Studies. Ginny Critcher’s experience involves training and information design, and she possesses in excess of 20 years of experience in training and instructing across the globe. She holds a BA in Spanish Studies and an MSc in Information Systems.
With locations in London and in Brighton in the UK, Cherryleaf works with clients across Europe. Example of Cherryleaf’s customers include medical equipment, software, and other tech organizations that require documentation for their products and services, such as technical, user and compliance content or training materials. Cherryleaf also works with managers who require their staff to have policies, procedures and compliance documents, with developer staff who want to become better at writing, with HR staff who are in the process of hiring technical communicators, and with competent technical communicators who want to take their skills to the next level.
The specific types of technical writing services offered by Cherryleaf includes online help answers and questions, knowledge bases, content for chatbots, API documentation, user manuals for new products, product installation guides, whitepapers, and open source documentation. You can contact Cherryleaf and send them details about your technical writing requirements using the contact form at this page.
With offices in North Carolina, Wisconsin and Colorado, InfoPros helps businesses to achieve their goals through creating content of a technical nature that can be used to create new opportunities. The approach used by InfoPros is to assign clients with a dedicated and experienced project team who is responsible for producing technical content within budget and in a timely fashion. InfoPros has an impressive client list, which among others, includes ASSA ABLOY, Cisco, Dometic, Comcast-XFINITY, Google-Developer Relations.
Technical writing services on offer from InfoPros includes technical documentation and courseware, manuals and guides, technical illustrations, translations, process documentation, API documentation, SDK documentation, online help content, content for training courses, and user documentation. Take a look here for more details on these different types of technical writing services. You can provide further information on your technical documentation needs using the contact form on this page.
ProWrite is a woman-owned enterprise that was founded in 1982 and is owned by Darlena Kelley and Kelly Summer. A technical writing and editing company with a strong team made of technical writers, editorial staff, proofreaders, and graphic design professionals, ProWrite is able to take on various types of technical writing tasks, ranging from one report to a full series of manuals. Based in Ohio, ProWrite has worked with clients across the United States and the rest of the world.
Able to deliver high quality documentation in electronic, in print and online formats, the specific types of technical content ProWrite can produce, includes technical reports and papers, user and installation guides, job aids, training content, software and product documentation, procedures and policies, standard operating procedures, among other things. Contact ProWrite to find more about how they can help your organization.
Based in Leeds in the UK, Red Robot Media was founded by Claire Broadley and Mathew Dixon. The organization has been producing content since 2010 and its customers include manufacturing companies, IT companies, small businesses, terrestrial broadcasters and affiliate marketers. In addition to business writing services, Red Robot Media offers the writing of documentation for new software, apps, or hardware devices, manuals, user guides, industry publications.
Due to Red Robot Media’s wide ranging experience, it can also off other technical writing on an in demand basis and services beyond writing, such as technical proofreading and copyediting. Take a look at this page for further information. For technical writing services, Red Robot Media’s pricing structure is based on an hourly rate. You can contact Red Robot Media to tell them about your writing project, and get a proper quote using the contact form, phone number, or email address found here.
StrayGoat Writing Services Ltd is run by Craig Wright, an experienced freelance technical writer who founded the organization in 2012. Before become a freelance writing specialist, he was employed for 15 years as a technical writer by Serck Controls, which was subsequently acquired by Schneider Electric. Primarily, he created online help content and user manuals.
Specific types of technical writing StrayGoat Writing Services Ltd can produce for your organization, are usual manuals and guides, online help systems, software documentation, hardware documentation, process documentation, and help desk articles. Craig Wright’s rates for technical writing are £300 a day for remote work and £350 a day for onsite work. To give you an idea of costs for a project, a user guide of 60-80 pages would cost around £5000. Do take a look here for more details of Craig’s approach to pricing and to find out about fixed price options. You can tell Craig more about your technical writing needs using the contact form and contact details found on his website’s ‘Contact’ page.
Novatek was started in 1989 and from its beginnings as a technical communications organization, it has developed into a full-service company offering technical writing and training. Novatek, based in Rochester, New York and which specializes in product and process documentation for the healthcare industry, is headed up by Amy Castronova who is President of the organization. The organization is made up of staff including technical writers, instructional designers and editors.
Novatek is experienced in writing for staff holding roles such as field engineers, technicians, internal employees and sales professionals. The process Novatek uses when working with clients is to first evaluate needs, then recommend strategies for the most appropriate ways of targeting the audience of the required documentation, followed by providing a relevant writing team and the creation of documentation in a timely manner. Take a look at here for more details on the process used by Novatek. You can contact the organization to find out more about its technical writing services at this page.
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