Tag Archives: Editing

10 Modern Proofreading Tips to Catch More Avoidable Goofs

Traditionally, proofreading is a separate task from editing. And I still treat the two as different activities. However, the creative benefits of a consistent proofreading process surpass the classic definition of proofreading. Modern content marketers can take advantage of proofreading to avoid the all-too-common extremes of caring too little or too much about your content.
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The Meticulous Blogger’s 12-Step Publishing Checklist

After I deglamorized good ideas, I started thinking about other topics to dissect. Content quality quickly came to mind. So, for a change, this post is not about creating content. It’s about all the care behind the scenes that makes great content possible. Let’s look at 12 important steps meticulous bloggers consistently follow when they
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How to Defeat the Tyranny of Bad Grammar and Worse Sales

Happy North American patriotism week! With Canada Day and U.S. Independence Day, as well as an abundance of summer sunshine, I think we can all agree that the first week of July is a fantastic time to take a few days off. 🙂 With all of this patriotic vacationing going on, we decided to extend
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3 Ways to Hone the Skill that Can Advance Your Career as a Writer

There are writers. And then there are professional writers. Over my career as a writer and editor, I’ve noticed one key factor that enables writers to perform their craft professionally. I’ve said it before, so you won’t be surprised to hear: It’s the ability to self-edit. A strong self-editor doesn’t just show up to work;
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