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  • 7 Cybersecurity Tips for Freelancers

    7 Cybersecurity Tips for Freelancers

    Aug 06, 2022

    • Freelance Tips

    If you’re a freelance proofreader or editor, it’s important to be prepared for cybersecurity risks. Protecting yourself, your business, and your online data is more urgent now than ever, as 43% of all cyberattacks occur against small businesses and freelancers. But many freelancers don’t know where to start. That’s why we’ve compiled these seven cybersecurity […]

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  • Proofreading Tips: A Guide to Countable and Uncountable Nouns

    Proofreading Tips: A Guide to Countable and Uncountable Nouns

    Aug 04, 2022

    • Grammar
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    Common nouns can be either countable or uncountable. But what does this mean in practice? And what does a proofreader need to know about countable and uncountable nouns? In this post, we set out the basics of how these noun types work and some common errors to look out for. What Are Countable Nouns? Countable […]

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  • 5 Easy-to-Miss Quotation Mark Errors

    Nov 08, 2020

    • Common Errors
    • Proofreading and Editing Tips
    • Punctuation

    Among other things, a good proofreader will check documents for proper use of quotes and quotation marks. However, there are many easy-to-miss quotation mark errors, including 4. Smart Quotes vs. Straight Quotes In typography, quotation marks come in two styles: Smart (or curly) quote marks – These are standard in most writing now, and most […]

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  • 5 Brilliant Quotes About Editing

    Mar 12, 2020

    • Proofreading and Editing Tips
    • Proofreading Software and Tools

    Compared to authors, proofreaders and editors rarely make any headlines. But proofreading and editing is essential to great writing! And we’ve found a few quotes we think capture this. 1. Russell Lynes – Editing Is Necessary The editor and publisher Russell Lynes is quoted as saying: No author dislikes to be edited as much as […]

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  • 4 Tips for Improving Your Work Performance

    Jul 16, 2018

    • Proofreading and Editing Tips

    You probably want to be the best proofreader you can be. And if you’re doing or have already completed our Knowadays course, you’re on the right track! But expertise isn’t all you need to work effectively. You also need to be smart about how you work. Otherwise you risk delivering the wrong thing, running out […]

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