Neil Perlin

Neil Perlin has 33 years of experience in technical communication, with 26 in training, consulting, and development for online formats and tools like WinHelp, HTML Help, RoboHelp, and more. Neil spent six years at Digital Equipment Corporation, then became a partner in a hypertext consulting firm in the late 1980s.  In 1990, he formed his consulting firm, Hyper/Word Services.

Neil writes columns and articles about online Help and documentation, and is a popular speaker for STC and other groups.  He offers training, consulting, and development services for content methodologies like structured writing and single sourcing, mobile, XML, and related tools like RoboHelp and ViziApps.  He can be reached at,


Hyper/Word Services