When Should You Hire Contract Technical Writers?
Documentation can make or break your product, so it makes sense to invest in a technical writer so your users can understand what your product can do for them and how to use the product.
Many companies cannot afford or do not require full time technical writers. In other cases, staff writers are too busy with other priorities to get the documentation completed on time. What makes the most sense in these cases – and in others – is to hire a writer on a contract basis who can meet the needs of the project, however long or short that might be.
Jacquie Samuels discusses when it just makes sense to hire contract writers in her article, When Should You Hire a Contract Writers?.
Read the article and then leave a comment here. Are you aware of other situations in which bringing in contract technical writers is an especially smart move?