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Lou Bonaventura | Elance
 
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Lou Bonaventura

Documenting Tomorrow's Technology Today!
   United States
  |   Boothwyn, PA
  |  10:07 pm Local Time

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Overview

For 24+ years I have been producing technically accurate, concise technical manuals, guides, and training courses for Software, Hardware, High-Tech, and Industrial products and services. The documents and courses I produce assist and train installation and configuration personnel, technical support departments, system administrators, and many other types of technical personnel.

Non-technical end-users easily understand the user-targeted documents I create because I use a format that makes sense and is easy to understand - regardless of the...

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Jul 23, 2013|Technical Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

This is my full resume going back to 1990 when I starting in the Information Technology...
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Software User Manual created for Mojo Selling Solutions
Software User Manual for Indiana University
http://patechwriter.com/portfolio/technical-writing/Indiana_University/IU_Bursar_Office_Check-Off_Petition_User_Guide.pdf
I proofread and edited this Capability Statement for Webcognita, LLC. They use it for...
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc. since software version 6.2.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc.
Ongoing work with Front Porch Digital, Inc.

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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2007 Test
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Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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English Speaking Test
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Email Etiquette Certification
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Computer Aptitude Test
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Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Thank you for your interest in my Technical Writing Services!

Now maybe you're visiting my Elance Profile out of curiosity. Some folks do: especially those who have never hired a Technical Writer before.

But more likely you need a good precise technical writer - someone who combines writing skills and technical knowledge with the ability to explain even the most complicated processes and procedures to non-technical personnel and clients.

Whatever the reason for coming to this page, you want to know more about a writer before you hire him. If we were sitting face-to-face chatting in your office you'd ask me questions. Let me try to answer a few of those questions right here.

~ What are your qualifications as a technical writer?

As a technical writer, I have written numerous technical manuals for several different corporations who have a global market. One of these companies has a 90 percent market share in their field. The manuals and guides I have personally written (and continue to write) for them have been distributed to thousands of engineering, support, administration, operations and end-user personnel around the world with the company's software distributions.

I've written and delivered training seminars in online marketing and website development for the local Small Business Development Center (a division of the SBA) and have given private training sessions to many of my colleagues. I have been the "go-to-guy" for many different technologies for over 23...

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Employment

KNR IT Solutions
Founder/CEO / Technical Writer / Server Admin
1990 - Present
As owner of my own IT business, I managed all daily operations that allow the business to function and prosper. This business was started part-time in 1990 and in 2003 went to a full time...
PA Tech Writers, LLC: Louis Bonaventura III
Founder/CEO / Technical Writer / Technical Trainer
1990 - Present
I decided to just go ahead and do freelance work directly without using the KNR IT Solutions business name. I am now providing services as both myself (personally within Elance), and PA Tech...
4B Marketing Group
Founder/CEO / Internet Marketer Sever/DNS Admin
2001 - 2009
As owner of my own marketing business, manage all daily operations that allow the business to function and prosper. This business was started in 2001. Server configuration, development and...
Computer Sciences Corporation / PPS InfoTech
Technical Writer / SME / Training Specialist
2001 - 2003
Managed research, design, creation and implementation official government training courses related to research and development (R&D) equipment and systems associated with Air Traffic Control and...
Federal Aviation Administration Technical Center
Multiple Positions (please see description)
1990 - 2001
Electronic Technician ~ Computer Specialist ~ Technical Liaison ~ COTR Technical Project Lead ~ Server Administrator ~ Project Manager ~ Laboratory Manager ~ Technical Support ~ Technical Writer ~...

Education

Assorted Technical Courses
Non-credit IT Courses - Certificates of Completion
1990 - Present
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Real Life Experience and Other Formal Training
1990 - Present
Atlantic County Community College
Associate in Applied Science
1990 - 1992

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Manuals
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Instruction
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