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Don’t Trust Editing Software to Do Your Dissertation Editing for You

Don't Trust Editing Software to Do Your Dissertation Editing for YouHop onto the web, and you’ll be inundated with websites that promise that there’s no need to hire a professional editor to do your dissertation editing. Amongst the many websites that offer some helpful and not so helpful tips on editing your own work, one of the most popular “solutions” to self-editing is to use editing software. Read More…

Make Yourself Understood with English Proofreading Services

Make Yourself Understood with English Proofreading ServicesIt’s hard enough to try and make your mark in the world of academia or business, but add not being fully fluent in English to the mix and it can seem downright impossible. Fortunately there are English proofreading services out there that will work tirelessly to make sure that you’re fully understood, that your message is conveyed in a clear and consistent way, and that the intentions behind your words are transparent. Read More…

Four Signs That You’re Dealing with a Bad Editing Service

Four Signs That You're Dealing with a Bad Editing ServiceUnless you’ve worked with a number of editors in the past, it can be hard to determine what makes a good editing service, and which signs are clear indications that the editor or service you’re currently considering is a bad one. We’ve put together a quick list so that you can cut out the bad editors and work with only the best who will help you deliver your best finished product possible. Read More…

I Need an Editor

I Need an Editor“I need an editor” is a phrase that’s been heard in schools and in business for decades—and for good reason. Unfortunately, there are a growing number of individuals who need an editor out there but just don’t realize how much an editor can benefit them and their future. If you’re on the fence as to whether or not you need an editor, then take these top I need an editor reasons to heart: Read More…

Fix My Paper: Top Three Reasons Why You Need an Editor


Fix My Paper - Top Three Reasons Why You Need an EditorWhether it’s a thesis, an essay, a term paper, or a dissertation, having an editor check over your piece of writing is absolutely essential. Yes, you’ve read it once, twice, thrice… perhaps even ten times. But even then your biased eyes may be leaving some pertinent information out or skewing your message. Read More…

Grammar Fact #217: Declarative Sentence


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Characteristics You Should (and Shouldn’t) Look for in a Freelance Editor

Characteristics You Should (and Shouldn't) Look for in a Freelance EditorAs the amount of content both online and offline seems to grow by leaps and bounds every year, those working as a freelance editor have increased to support this. There’s a good reason for this: people know that hiring an editor is the way to go if you want quality, polished work that will stand out and get noticed. Read More…

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