Can You Ace Our Quick Proofreading Test?

by Dean Evans

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How good is your proofreading?

Why should you try our proofreading test? Because the importance of spellchecking, copy-editing and proofreading your content shouldn’t be underestimated.

Creating good content is about more than just publishing good information. It’s also about making sure that the information is ACCURATELY conveyed.

So how good are your proofreading skills*? In the process of writing extra sales page copy for The Good Content Code, I put together this quick proofreading test. How many mistakes can you spot in the text below?

Try our quick proofreading test

“When Apple Corps launched their first iPhone in 2008, it didn’t dissappoint. In fact, it immediately captured the collective imagination with a geeky allure driven by Apples slick design, the phone’s smart flexibilty and it’s inovative multi-touch approach.”

So how many errors did you spot? Six? Seven? There are actually eight mistakes in the example above.

To see the answers, click here.

Want another spelling challenge? Click the link to find more proofreading tests.

*And yes, some spelling/grammar mistakes will often slip through the process. We’re only human after all.

How did you do on the proofreading test? Leave us your finest words in the comments section below.

cc Can You Ace Our Quick Proofreading Test? photo credit: Mooganic

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