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The Insider's Guide to Technical Writing by Krista Van Laan

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Let’s Be Upfront

The first few pages, or front matter, of a book usually consist of:

  • Title page
  • Copyright page that includes information such as trademarks and acknowledgements
  • Table of contents
  • Introduction

Title Page

The title page should include a few key parts: the title of the document and the name and logo of your company. Depending on your company’s style, there are other components that can be appropriate on a title page, such as version number, date, and confidentiality notice.

It’s important to make sure your title page meets corporate branding standards. Use imagery, typography, and color schemes provided by Marketing. If you don’t feel comfortable designing a page that adheres to branding standards, ask someone in the Marketing ...

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