Milliseconds before sending an email, you spot an error. You addressed it to the term instead of team. Your group will understand, but this small error is a hiccup for your readers and sets a tone[...]
After five jam-packed sessions, we’ve reached the end of our course on proofreading. Lucky for you, we’re not actually in school—so there’s no test. But we’ll still take time to wrap things up.
In this second session of our proofreading lab, we’ll look at how to proofread in Google Docs. The interface both looks and functions similarly to Microsoft Word, and the same is true for its tools[...]
Today, we enter the lab portion of our course on proofreading. If you missed the main class sessions, head back to Proofreading 101 and 102 before continuing on.
Chances are, you learned the importance of proofreading somewhere between middle and high school after getting a marked-up essay back from your teacher. There, scrawled in red pen at the top of the[...]
Just as important as your brand, your writing style—tone, common abbreviations, punctuation usage, etc.—provides a consistent voice for your business. But who owns your company’s writing style? Maybe[...]
Double-Check is a service offered by McKinnon-Mulherin Inc. Double-Check proofreaders are professionals with degrees in English, communication and education. More than 90 percent are located in Salt[...]
Nobody on a proposal team likes the editors—those nagging grammarians who hack up your prose. Why, you could find mistakes as well as they do—better, in fact—if you had the time. Remember, proposal[...]