Making the Complex Plain

Expertise and clarity People sometimes assume that plain language principles only apply to simple content. They think that a technical audience will not appreciate reading about complicated systems or theories in plain language. Experience has taught me the opposite is true. The more complex information is, the greater the benefit from sharing it plainly. Have … Continue reading Making the Complex Plain

Structuring Information Plainly

The three goals of content structure If you'll remember the definition in my first blog of this series, plain language communication makes it easy for people to: Find the information they need. Understand the information. Put that information to use. Source: Plain Language Association International. (2021). What is plain language? You might assume that … Continue reading Structuring Information Plainly