In: Proofreading

25
Jul

What happens when you don’t proofread?

Publishing and marketing move at such a speed that often there’s no time for proofreading. Even…

13
Aug

Checking your content

Few people like checking documents. If something’s been a battle to get finished, you probably just want to see it out the door.

05
Aug

What difference does a single letter make?

I’m surprised that people continue to argue about the need for correct spelling, grammar and punctuation. If you’re in any doubt, try working as a proofreader.

20
Dec

Use a style guide for consistency when writing for print or web sites

We’ve been doing a lot of proofreading lately, which brings to mind just how useful a corporate style guide for writers can be.

18
Sep

The value of accuracy

We all do it: jot things down, bang out an email or a blog. Does it matter if we get a number or something else wrong?

12
Sep

Spelling criteria

What are the criteria for deciding how to use this word?

28
Aug

Spelling bureaucrat

Don’t get tied up by the red tape of this B when tangling with a bureaucrat.

27
Aug

Spelling accommodate

It’s helpful to remember that both verb and noun forms accommodate two cs and two ms.

08
Jul

How to work with a proofreader

The client, a business, called to ask how much it would cost to proofread their client magazine.

04
Jul

Their, there, they’re!

Their or there or they’re?

They sound and look similar, but their meanings are different, so how do you know which one to use?