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How to Turn Your Eye for Grammar into a Successful Career
(Even If You're Starting from Scratch)

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading helps you join the ranks of professional proofreaders and copy editors who earn big money for their word skills.

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Your successful proofreading journey starts here

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading is a comprehensive training program that gives you ALL the knowledge, tools, techniques, and business skills you need for a rewarding and lucrative proofreading and copyediting career.

You’ll learn how to

This is just a selection of the skills and topics you’ll learn about in Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading. And now is the best time to tap into this wealth of useful and profitable information, because

Copy editors and proofreaders are more important and in demand than ever

It’s a common myth that AI means proofreading is no longer needed. Nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, despite all the digital proofing tools available, most content — online and offline — is riddled with errors.

  • Typos abound . . .
  • Grammar is misused . . .
  • Messages are lost due to miscommunication . . .

AI may be able to spot simple spelling mistakes and (some) common grammatical errors. However, a good human editor adds so much more, through nuanced understanding, contextual analysis, and critical-thinking skills. Only human insight can make judgment calls on stylistic choices and suggest substantive changes to strengthen the essence of writing.

That’s why businesses, academics, authors, copywriters, and more are all crying out for professional editing support — and will pay handsomely for those who provide it.

So, to succeed in this industry, you must go beyond the level offered by Grammarly and other online tools and become a professional proofreader.

And you don’t need any special talent to achieve this for yourself. You just need the proper training. Proofreading is not an inherent skill — it’s not something you’re born with. It’s something you learn.

That means anyone with determination and the correct level of training can set up and run a successful proofreading and/or copyediting business.

That’s why you need to invest in Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading.

In this course, you’ll discover the high-level proofing knowledge and techniques that are essential in an age where automated tools are compromising the standards of written English. Equipped with these new skills, you’ll be an indispensable asset to your clients.

Poor written English leads to poor outcomes, as people can’t understand it and won’t act on the information. Just one mistake is enough to cause them to disengage and move on. Conversely, good, error-free English flows and engages, meaning people read more, concentrate more, and act more.

And to get good, error-free written English, you need a good proofreader. That’s why — despite what some may tell you — proofreading is such a thriving industry.

To be a successful part of it, you must receive the correct training.

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading is your ticket to the world of lucrative, professional copyediting and proofreading

This course has been developed by Grammarist — one of the world’s largest and most trusted online grammar resources — as a comprehensive program for those who want a profitable and respected career as a proofreader and copy editor.

The Grammarist team — professional proofreaders and editors, bestselling authors, award-winning writers, experienced English teachers, and business specialists — have combined to create the most complete, thorough, and effective copyediting training package on the market.

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading — What’s Inside

Each part of the course covers a distinct and vital part of the profession:

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Chapter One: Introduction to Proofreading

Section One: Why Proofread?
Section Two: Proofreading vs. Copyediting
Section Three: Common Questions About Proofreading

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Chapter Two: Spelling

Section One: Regional Spelling Differences
Section Two: Homophones
Section Three: Irregular Plurals
Section Four: Compounds and Hyphenation

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Chapter Three: Grammar

Section One: Myths and Common Questions
Section Two: Parts of Speech
Section Three: Verb Forms
Section Four: Adverbs
Section Five: Determiners
Section Six: Adjectives
Section Seven: Prepositions
Section Eight: Nouns
Section Nine: Pronouns
Section Ten: Subjects and Predicates
Section Eleven: Dangling Participles and Gerunds
Section Twelve: Misplaced Modifiers

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Chapter Four: Punctuation

Section One: Terminal Punctuation
Section Two: Commas
Section Three: Colons and Semicolons
Section Four: Hyphens
Section Five: En vs. Em Dash
Section Six: Apostrophes
Section Seven: Quotation Marks
Section Eight: Ellipses and Parentheses

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Chapter Five: Syntax

Section One: Types of Sentences
Section Two: Sentence Structure
Section Three: Clauses (and Fragments and Run-On Sentences)
Section Four: Ellipses
Section Five: Negation
Section Six: Expletives
Section Seven: Parallel Structure
Section Eight: Cleft Sentences

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Chapter Six: Other Factors in Writing and Proofreading

Section One: Understanding Different Style Guides (APA, MLA, Chicago, etc.)
Section Two: Acronyms, Initialisms, and Abbreviations
Section Three: Numbers
Section Four: Capitalization
Section Five: Problematic Words and Phrases (including Idioms, Eggcorns, and Mondegreens)
Section Six: Bias-Free Language

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Chapter Seven: Types of Copyediting and Proofreading

Section One: Academic Proofreading
Section Two: Business Proofreading
Section Three: Creative Proofreading
Section Four: Website/Blog or Podcast Proofreading
Section Five: Transcript Proofreading

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Chapter Eight: Copyediting Methods

Section One: Proofreading in Microsoft Word
Section Two: Proofreading in PDF
Section Three: Proofreading in Google Docs
Section Four: Proofreading in Other Formats

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Chapter Nine: Establishing Your Copyediting And Proofreading Career

Section One: Writing Your Résumé
Section Two: Setting Rates
Section Three: Marketing Tips
Section Four: Business Proposal Tips
Section Five: Working with Clients
Section Six: Proofreading Briefs
Section Seven: Billing
Section Eight: Setting Up Your Website
Section Nine: Project Management Tips

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Chapter Ten: Finding Clients

Section One: Associations to Join
Section Two: Where to Get Experience to Attract Clients
Section Three: Online Marketplaces to Find Clients

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Bonus One: Free Access to the Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading Private Facebook Group
(VALUE: $199)

Support and continue your learning in this private group — reserved exclusively for Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading students and alumni.

The group is a constructive environment, designed for editors by editors, where you can learn from others and find career-building tips.

Get advice, share insights with other professionals, and access curated content to help you stay motivated and inspired.

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Bonus Two: Final Exam
(VALUE: $299)

Validate your copyediting and proofreading skills and gain confidence with a rigorous, manually graded final exam.

This comprehensive examination tests you on all the skills and techniques you learn during the course and prepares you for the rigors of professional editing.

Passing our exam demonstrates your competence and serves as a benchmark for establishing credibility.

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Bonus Three: Professional Proofreading Opportunities for Exceptional Students
(VALUE: $1,999)

Passing the final exam with distinction singles you out as a possible candidate for paid proofreading opportunities. We regularly select top performers for professional projects.

You have the chance to profit immediately from your new skills by taking on real work, and gaining invaluable experience and confidence.

This helps you build your résumé and network, and gives you a head start in your career.

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Bonus Four: Interviews with Professional Editors
(VALUE: $299)

Gain insider access to an editor’s everyday life with this compilation of text interviews with working professionals, including comprehensive Q&As.

Learn from diverse experiences, pick up tips and tricks, understand different niches, and expand your knowledge of the field.

Editable and downloadable, these curated conversations deliver a wealth of knowledge to start you on your road to success.

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Bonus Five: Template Business Proposal
(VALUE: $199)

Supercharge your sales process and impress potential clients with this customizable proposal template.

This is a professional framework that helps you create polished proposals that highlight your services — demonstrating your professionalism and giving you a competitive edge.

This template allows you to focus on winning clients, rather than spending your time building proposals from scratch.

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Bonus Six: Official Certificate of Completion
(VALUE: $199)

Show your new proofreading credentials with this professional certificate of completion, awarded to everyone who completes the course and passes the exam.

This is a certificate from a trusted, professional source, which sets you apart as a qualified copyediting and proofreading professional.

This certificate helps you stand out to clients, demonstrates your expertise, and showcases your commitment to continual development in the field.

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Bonus Seven: One-on-One Course Support
(VALUE: $599)

Troubleshoot tech problems and aid your learning with our direct email support.

This personalized assistance means any technical or navigation issues are dealt with quickly and efficiently so you can focus on advancing through the course while honing your skills.

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Bonus Eight: Practice Essays
(VALUE: $199)

Test your skills with practice essays, then compare your work against final, marked-up versions.

This is an invaluable revision opportunity that helps you test your skills, build confidence in error correction, and prepare for the final exam.

Throughout the course, we provide exercises and quizzes to help you cement your knowledge and practice what you’ve learned.

Claim lifetime access to Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading right now for the special price of just $497.

This is an investment, not a cost. It will pay for itself many, many times over as you produce better work more quickly — thanks to a newfound confidence that stems from the skill, ability, and knowledge this course gives you.

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But surely there are other proofreading courses on the market?

Yes, there are. And some are cheaper (although many charge a lot more for a lot less).

But the reason we created Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading is that other courses are leaving proofreaders and copy editors short. They don’t cover everything an aspiring proofreader and copy editor needs to know to succeed.

This course covers everything, so you have all the tools, knowledge, and skills necessary to master proofreading and launch a successful career doing what you love.

Maybe you’re wondering whether you need a course at all. You could self-educate yourself, surely?

Many free resources available online teach you proofreading skills. But you have no way of knowing if you’re getting good advice, bad advice, or a mixture of the two. Online self-study is a slow, hit-and-miss process that can leave you frustrated and confused.

So, until now, rookie proofreaders have been left with the option of taking courses that fail to cover every aspect of their chosen career or plowing through hundreds of free options of varying quality in a bid for self-education. This leaves people like you lost and exhausted. Many give up on their dream, as they simply aren’t getting the training they need.

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading has changed this. Aspiring and intermediate proofreaders now have this one resource that provides ALL the educational and business skills needed to build and run a thriving and profitable freelance copyediting and proofreading business.

You now have the chance to invest in a meticulously structured training program from a trusted authority, which will help you forge a long and profitable career.

Here’s more on what sets Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading apart from other courses, training programs, and self-education resources:



Many copyediting resources provide only superficial overviews, but this course offers in-depth coverage of key topics to help you build your skills.


Curated advice from experienced editing professionals:

The course is packed with insider tips and strategies from working proofreaders and copy editors. As you work through the course, you tap into their decades of experience to boost your own career.



It’s not enough simply to learn. You need to put your knowledge into practice, which is why Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading is full of exercises and quizzes that test you on your progress. Studies show that this type of interactive training boosts comprehension and retention.


Written for beginners:

We start from square one, clearly explaining all concepts. No prior experience is required. (And even if you’re already a proofreader, you benefit from a handy reminder of core concepts.)


Convenient online access:

There are no deadlines with this course. You learn at your own pace, on any device, with lifetime access to the training materials.


Career guidance:

You learn how to set rates, build your business, attract clients, and succeed as a copy editor and proofreader.



You receive a certificate on completion, so you can show potential customers that you’re properly trained in your profession. This could be the difference between winning and losing a job, as clients often want proof that you’re a qualified professional.

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading equips you with the expertise you need to launch a rewarding proofreading career

Proofreading is an increasingly competitive industry. Having this type of comprehensive formal training gives you a major advantage when seeking work. It’s proof that you’re a professional — not a hobbyist — with the systematic in-depth knowledge that clients demand.

Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading is transforming the lives of proofreaders across the world

Here’s what just a few happy buyers say about this course:

“As someone who pays close attention to detail, I began proofreading for friends and family. However, I soon realized I needed a more structured approach to boost my skills. I also understood that obtaining a recognized certification was crucial to pursuing a career in copyediting and proofreading.

I joined several proofreading groups on social media and came upon the Grammarist community, which was very vibrant and helpful; many universities also acknowledge and mention Grammarist articles. However, after enrolling in the Grammarist Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading course online, I realized how many writing errors I had missed. The course completely transformed my approach to proofreading and copyediting, significantly improving my productivity and preparing me for a copyediting and proofreading career.

The course material was top-notch, and the exercises were highly beneficial. I enjoyed the valuable learning insights and had lots of fun with all the practical work. Overall, I found the learning experience to be valuable and relevant. Continued access to the course material will ensure I keep honing my skills and staying abreast of developments.

Grammarist provides job opportunities to individuals who excel in their training. I was fortunate to receive an offer for interesting and challenging editing work within a month of completing my training. This experience has been incredibly valuable, and I wish I had taken this training much earlier in my proofreading journey.”

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“I thought I was good at proofreading until I took this course. Now? I realize there’s an art to it. I’m spotting errors I never even knew existed before. It’s upped my game big-time!” —Janet, author

“I never quite understood the intricacies of proofreading until this course. It’s changed the way I approach my writing. My drafts are cleaner, and my confidence is through the roof!” —Michael, freelance writer

“The lessons and exercises are easy to grasp and fun to test your knowledge. Best of all is I can access the course anytime I want, as many times as I want.” —Jove Estrada, editor

“I didn’t even realize how many mistakes I was making before going through some of these exercises. I’m saving so much time NOW since I’m not googling for the right answers all the time.” —Monica, copywriter 

Are you ready to join these ambitious professionals and make an investment in yourself and your career?

Claim lifetime access to Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading right now for the special price of just $497.

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Still have questions? Here are the answers to some common queries:

This is a self-paced online course, so you start whenever you like and take as long as you please. There are no deadlines or time limits.

You have unlimited lifetime access to all lessons, exercises, quizzes, and everything else. You can revisit and redo the training whenever you like, without further charge.

This is a risk-free, 30-day-refund guarantee. If, for any reason, you’re not satisfied with the course and want your money back, we’ll refund you in full without quibble or question.

No. The course is designed for everyone from beginners to intermediate copy editors and proofreaders. No prior experience is required.

Unless you’re 100% confident in your knowledge and skills and have more clients than you can handle, then, yes — definitely. Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading helps you build on your foundations to boost your skills and grow your business.

You obtain your certificate of completion when your quiz grades show you have reached the required level of knowledge.

Yes — and there is no pressure to get them right the first time. You can retake the quizzes as many times as you like.

Yes, you can download and print anything you need.

Yes. Although we charge in US dollars, you can pay by credit/debit card, and your bank will convert this payment into your own currency for you.

You may still be thinking . . .

Do I really need this course?

You wouldn’t be reading this if you weren’t copy editor material. You crave the satisfaction of getting paid for something you’re good at. You want the freedom of being your own boss. And you know that investing in yourself is the only way to establish a career that offers so many rewards.

You know by now that Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading is your ticket to a world where firms, authors, universities, organizations, and copywriters will pay you good money to ensure that their content is error-free and engaging.

But something’s holding you back, right?

Maybe it’s that pesky inner critic saying you’ll never make a career out of proofreading. You’re no expert, after all.

But that’s just impostor syndrome talking. Nobody is an expert without proper training. And the fact that you’re thinking about investing in this course means you see the benefit of educating yourself properly as a copy editor and proofreader. Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading equips you with all the skills and knowledge you need to survive and thrive in this sector.

Imagine the relief you’ll feel knowing you have specialized skills and knowledge. No more winging it and worrying! Not only will you work faster and more effectively, but you’ll also be confident when returning completed projects to clients. You’ll know that you’ve delivered high-quality work, without the nagging fear that you’ve misunderstood something or used grammar incorrectly.

And — don’t forget — Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading also teaches you business-building essentials. On completion, you’ll be able to

➡️ create a persuasive résumé that captivates clients and demonstrates that you’re a skilled professional, not an amateur

➡️ price and position your services for maximum profit — based on niche, experience level, and other factors you learn in this course

➡️ craft irresistible proposals that showcase your value, not just your skills

➡️ access the freelance platforms where your ideal clients go to hire editors, so you can find regular work and avoid the cycle of feast or famine that plagues so many freelance proofreaders.

Are you ready to feel the incredible sense of pride and purpose that comes from being a trained, in-demand freelance proofreader?

Don’t waste another second thinking about it. With a 30-day, 100% money-back guarantee, you have nothing to lose — and everything to gain.

Claim lifetime access to Breakthrough Copyediting and Proofreading right now for the special price of just $497.


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