Links of Interest, 2 March: eBooks, Content Strategy, Extinction, and More

Looking to create ebooks? The Digital Shift suggests some easy-to-use applications.  

STC member Ben Woelk passed along the website for TechWomen, an initiative of the U.S. Department of State. TechWomen is looking for mentors working in the technology field in the San Francisco Bay area. Apply at their website, and keep an eye on it for future mentor calls.  

Tom Johnson of I’d Rather Be Writing tackles the tough question of what technical communication metrics to track. Be sure to check out the graphic from the “What __________ Actually Do” meme as well!  

Sarah O’Keefe at Scriptorium discusses how to avoid an “extinction event” in technical communication.

Daily Writing Tips reviews the book Help! for Writers: 210 Solutions to the Problems Every Writer Faces.  

And finally, a little point-counterpoint: Giraffe Forum asks “Is there such a thing as content strategy?” while strategeezy responds simply, “Yes there is.