White paper writing resources
Here are some useful resources about white paper writing.
All these links were tested early in 2012.
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This comprehensive FAQ answers all your most likely questions about white papers, everything from "What exactly is a white paper?" to "Where are white papers going in the future?" If you're just getting started with white papers, start here.
The first and best online forum for anything to do with white papers. Free registration. Lots of articles, discussions, and even a place for vendors to request bids on a white paper. A must-visit site when you want to learn more about white papers.
To my mind, the best blog about white papers produced by white paper expert Jonathan Kantor. Lots of good posts about white paper design and content and latest trends. Check out his book too, a worthy addition to the literature.
Published back in 1997 by Alan Radding, this gives an excellent introduction to the role white papers can play in a complex technology sale. He covers the different flavors of white papers and answers many fundamental questions. Still relevant today. (To download, click "The White Paper White Paper"... no registration required.)