Technical Writing Services
Comprehensive technical writing services for companies looking to communicate complex information clearly and effectively.
Technical writing statistics
Effective technical documentation is crucial for businesses, especially in the tech industry. Here are some statistics around technical writing:
Why hire Column as your technical writer?
We have a knack for simplifying complex information and experience across various technical fields, following the DITA and docs-as-code approaches.
Our technical writing process
We use a 5-step process to deliver high-quality technical documents:
- Consultation: You tell us about the product, process, or concept you need documentation for and what your goals are.
- Research: We dive deep into understanding the technical details, consulting with your subject matter experts where necessary.
- Writing: We create the first draft of the document, ensuring that the information is accurate and easy to understand.
- Review: We go through several rounds of revisions with your input to ensure the document meets your needs.
- Delivery: We deliver the final document in your preferred format, ready for use.
Technical documentation we specialize in
We specialize in a range of technical documents, including:
Imagine a world where your users understand your product as well as you do.
Technical writing examples
Browse a selection of our favorite technical docs across different industries.
Technical content for practitioners, by practitioners
Our subject matter experts write across a range of roles, topics, and industries.
Industries and topics
- Serverless computing
- Cloud computing
- Web frameworks
- Medical devices
- DevOps practitioners
- Software developers
- Database managers
- Software engineers
- Web developers
- Engineering VPs
- CTOs and CIOs
- Enterprise IT
Costing depends on project complexity and document type. Please contact us for a custom quote.
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Graphics and diagrams
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Frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Professional technical writing ensures clear, concise, and effective communication of complex information. Your docs enhances the user experience, reduce your support queries, and add credibility to your business.
We work closely with your subject matter experts to ensure that our writing is technically accurate. We also do our own research and fact-checking to ensure we fully understand the topic.
Our team has experience in a wide range of industries, including software, hardware, manufacturing, healthcare, and more. We’re comfortable diving into new industries and quickly getting up to speed on your specific needs.
It entirely depends on the complexity of the topic and the length of the document. On average, it can take anywhere from a few weeks to a couple of months, depending on how quickly you approve milestones and share the information we need.
We typically need a brief of the project, any specific points you want to be covered, your target audience, and any style guidelines you want us to follow. We might also ask you to introduce us to your subject matter experts to begin interviews. The more information you provide, the better we can tailor the document to your needs.
Absolutely. We encourage our clients to be as involved as they wish to be. You can provide input at every stage of the process, from initial consultation to final revisions.
Yes, we can work with your existing style guide to ensure that our writing matches your company’s tone and style. If you don’t have a style guide, we can help you create one.
Yes, we can create simple graphics and diagrams to accompany our writing. For more complex graphics, we can work with a graphic designer.
We can deliver documents in a variety of formats, including Word, PDF, Google Docs, and more. We can also work with specific tools or platforms you use for your documentation.