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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…

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…

Four Reasons Why You Need a Copy Editor


Four Reasons Why You Need a Copy EditorReady for an inconvenient truth that’s hard for every writer to swallow? You will likely never come close to being as good at proofreading and editing your work as a fresh, unbiased set of eyes (i.e. someone else) is. This is the key reason why writers need a copy editor.

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Not only will a copy editor help clean up any spelling and grammatical errors, they could very well save your reputation in a number of ways, such as: Read More…

Three Most Common Mistakes of a Web Content Writer


Three Most Common Mistakes of a Web Content WriterA web content writer holds a very important job on the net. Not only do they need to produce good content, the kind of content that their readership will take the time to read during those few precious moments they have between work, housework, children, etc., but they also need to ensure that the content meets “search engine standards” in terms of standing out and getting noticed.
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Four Tips for Successful Essay Proofreading


Four Tips for Successful Essay ProofreadingA successful paper is a well edited paper. Unfortunately however, many of us grossly miscalculate the amount of editing that an essay may need in order to be up to scratch. Below are four tips for successful essay proofreading:
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