Proofreading And Editing Tips For Content Writers

by Dean Evans

Shop Closed Due to Spelling Errors

Oh dear…

Did you know that there are 7 writing mistakes that a spell checker won’t spot?

It won’t catch correctly spelled words that are used incorrectly in a sentence.

It can’t query facts, dates or events and it will often struggle with the spelling of people and places.

A spell checker also doesn’t know whether a hyperlink works or even points to the right page.

These things require a human eye. A proofreader’s eye. Preferably two.

5-minute proofreading and editing

Sure, you can ditch the proofreading phase of content creation. But with a good process it only takes a few minutes to check through what you’ve written.

Which is why we’ve put together the cluster of articles below to form a mini proofreading course. It features proofreading and editing tips/tests for you to improve and then assess your copy-checking skills.

The newest proofreading articles will appear below:

Creative Commons License photo credit: Dave Cross

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