have been created to help you build your own guide with an initial
structure and some content, file templates, and formatted
Here are a few tips
to help you get started:
content, andkeep it brief. Include only
what's important (to the reader) and say only as much as you have
to on each page. Guides provide just enough information to help
people get things done.
the outline. You'll notice that most of our templates
provide an outline on the left side with sections (in bold), and
individual pages. Most people find the easiest way to write a guide
is to plan the structure of it first. You can add new pages and
sections using the orange buttons on the left; reorder pages and
sections by dragging them to new places; and delete pages and empty
sections by clicking on the "delete" button
form". After you've got the main topics you want to cover
in your guide, add a couple of point forms on each page on what you
want to cover. Once you've added the main information for each
page, you can go through the guide - page by page - and make sure
it flows the way you'd like.
multimedia. When appropriate, use different media.
Remember, a picture is worth a thousand words, and a video is worth
a thousand pictures.
instructions. Once you've completed the content, remember
to delete this section and any instructions on individual pages
before sending it out to your readers. All instructions are written
in red so you can easily identify them on each
draft. Remember that you can always add and improve
content over time. The sooner you can send your guide out and start
getting feedback, the faster your guide will
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