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Proofreading vs. Revising – What is the Difference?

Many people use the terms “proofreading” and “revising” interchangeably, but they are two completely different activities. One tackles surface-level errors, while the other concentrates on the bigger picture. This proofreading vs. revising will compare the differences between the two stages of the writing process. Find out which service you need …

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Book Proofreading Jobs and How to Land Them

Would you rather proofread an entire novel over multiple articles a day? If yes, then being a book proofreader might be destined for you.  I found my two proofreaders via word of mouth from other authors in my community, but I know there are tons of other places online you …

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What Does a Copy Editor Do and How to Become One?

Any company or business that produces written content digitally or in print requires a copy editor. These professionals work in different industries to correct spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.  If reading and writing are your passion, you might consider getting a career in copy editing. Learn all about what a …

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How Long Does It Take To Proofread 1000+ Words

If you ask me, I’d say proofreading is probably one of the most in-demand jobs right now. It’s ideal for grammar lovers, readers at heart, and English experts. But every beginner needs to know the million-dollar question: How long does it take to proofread 1000 words? Knowing the answer will …

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Best Legal Proofreading Services

All types of writing should undergo proofreading, especially if it’s a legal document. A legal writer produces contracts, memoranda, agreements, and other written files with legal terms. Given the massive demands for legal writing, a legal proofreader also has several duties for assessing these papers. I created a list of …

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How and Where to Hire the Best Proofreaders For Any Project

Hiring an excellent proofreader is challenging and time-consuming, but it’s worth the effort. A professional proofreader can enhance your writing and immediately prepare it for publication.   This article will guide you through the process of hiring proofreaders for books, essays, business documents, and other writing types. Find out what to …

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How To Start a Proofreading and Editing Business

Attracting clients as a freelancer is the hardest part, especially if you have no work experience. But hard work and strategy will soon lead you to work flexibly and independently as a business owner.  Here’s my breakdown of how to establish your proofreading and editing business. Find out how to …

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29 Tips to Proofread Your Resume Like a Pro

A recruiter or hiring manager only takes less than 30 seconds to look at resumes. So, it’s essential to learn how to make yours stand out to increase your chances of getting a job interview. Do you want to know how to polish and perfect your resume? These 29 tips …

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25 Hilarious Proofreading and Editing Memes

If I had a dollar for every awkward grammar or punctuation I see, I’d be a millionaire. Seeing poorly written papers and signages makes me cringe and sympathetic toward a writer. But they also make me laugh, knowing I sometimes make the same mistakes. Are grammatical mistakes your pet peeve? …

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12 Easy Tips to Proofread Your Emails Before Hitting Send

Emails have become a common channel for communication, whether you’re a student, employee, or friend. And like others, you’ve probably sent an email with a typo or missing attachment at least once. Your emails influence how your colleagues, professors, and classmates perceive you. One minor confusion between “they’re” and “their” …

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