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Today, 5,000+ students in 48 countries are learning online with Contented courses. They’re studying web writing, blogging, social media, accessibility, SEO, clear writing and so much more. Their training goes way beyond basic business writing: they’re gaining modern communication skills that will advance their careers. Are you ready to join the leaders? Start learning any time. Now’s good!

Our best-selling writing courses and books

Course in Writing for mobile phones and tablets from Contented.com for New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the USA, the UK, Europe, Canada, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand
Course: Writing mobile content USD$50.00
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Popular courses and book on writing for the web by Rachel McAlpine for New Zealand, Australia, Canada, the USA, the UK, Europe, Canada, China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Singapore, Thailand
10 courses: Diploma in Web Content + eBook USD$247.00 USD$248.99
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Contented's best value training programme in writing for the web and intranet, plain English, accessible information and social media writing for NZ, Australia, USA, UK, Europe, Canada, China, Malaysia, Thailand, Philippines, Middle East, India, Singapore
1 year's access to all Contented courses USD$454.00
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Three technical handbooks by Rachel McAlpine on modern business writing and digital content for professionals and tertiary students in New Zealand, Australia, the USA, UK, Canada, India, China, Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand, and Europe
Books: Digital Business Writing series (3) USD$23.99 USD$29.97
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Need help with writing at work?

It’s tough nowadays. Whether you’re in business, education, government or a profession, you are expected to tweet and blog strategically. To understand social media. To collaborate on the intranet. To write email newsletters. To edit every web page for SEO and accessibility. To make every document a powerful marketing device.

Good news! Whatever you need to know about modern communication, you can learn from Contented online writing courses. They are so enjoyable that you’ll hardly notice how much you learn. And you're making a solid investment in your career: our courses are fully guaranteed.

Expert training in web writing is essential for your professional development, so don’t delay.

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Dare (conference) by name, dare by nature

September 17, 2014

 I'm packed ... ish. Leaving tomorrow, with the DARE conference 2014 in London my first destination. Don't those bags look neat? It's an illusion. 

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Plain language on government web sites: WCAG 2.0 reading level SC

September 16, 2014

The problem starts here:

Reading level: WCAG 2.0 criterion 3.1.5 LEVEL AAA
When text requires reading ability more advanced than the lower secondary education level after removal of proper names and titles, supplemental content, or a version that does not require reading ability more advanced than the lower secondary education level, is available. (Level AAA)

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