Links for SFU editing students
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Every time I speak to SFU's What Editors Do class, I recycle many of the same links. So this time, here are a few search slices through this website that might be informative:
- web writing
- web editing
- usable, usability, useful
- subheadings and search engines
Plus some specific articles:
- Writing for the machine
- How to edit print text for the Web
- How easy are these words to read?
- Talent and effort
- Developing with web standards
- Editing vs. designing
- World's ugliest websites?
- How I could have saved a lot of time by seeing a properly-edited error message
- Design vs. function
- Search, articles, and usefulness
- Boosting your search engine ranking and optimizing your site for them
- Four years of blog and how to blog well (i.e. create compelling content constantly)
- Promoting your blog: notes
- Polish and shine
- Notes and audio from Northern Voice 2005 in Vancouver
- Q&A on becoming a writer and editor
- Worst web design mistakes of 2004
- Write simply for audiences for whom English isn't their first language—and for those for whom it is too
I find all sorts of interesting things I'd forgotten about when I assemble these retrospectives.