How to Write Clear Instructions: 6 easy steps

How to Write Clear Instructions: 6 easy steps
  1. Use lists where possible.
  2. Use a separate point or sentence for each action.
  3. Make the text large enough for visually impaired readers.
  4. Know your audience—who will be reading these instructions and in what situations?
  5. Write inclusive instructions; make them simple and clear enough for lower literacy readers and readers who are tired, busy or distracted (ie everybody).
  6. TEST THEM on your target users.

 

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