Tag: small business
Three tips to banish typos
Typos. They’re hilarious and make for excellent memes! But they can also be embarrassing, confusing, and even damaging. This article looks at three reasons why we make them and what we can do to stop them before they happen.
The top 5 FAQs about proofreading for small businesses
In my experience, proofreading isn’t always the most obvious of tasks for a small business to outsource, but that doesn’t mean it shouldn’t be done! This article explores – in reverse order – the five questions small business owners ask most often when they discover that proofreading could be an important part of publishing their…
Collocation: the secret to more fluent and precise writing
No matter the type of writing you do, it’s worth learning about what collocation is and how paying attention to it can dramatically improve your writing.
Free downloadable proofreading checklist
If you’re proofreading your own work, a checklist is an invaluable resource. To help you get started, I’ve created one for you to download for free.
Do I really need to pay for professional proofreading?
From DIY, to asking a friend, to using an app – this post explores some of the alternatives to paying for professional proofreading to help you make the choice that’s best for you.
What’s in a logo?
The design of my logo incorporates elements that represent three key features of my brand. Use the sliders and take a look! The ‘stet’ symbol – a tick enclosed in a circle – is one of a series of symbols used by proofreaders and editors* to mark a client’s work. ‘Stet’ means ‘let it stand’…