Freelance Tips: Should You Offer a Free Sample Edit?

16 hours ago / by David Standen
Freelance Tips: Should You Offer a Free Sample Edit?
Some freelance proofreaders offer new clients a free sample edit. This means checking part of a document for free so a client can see your work before committing to paying. But is this a good idea? And if so, how should you approach offering a free sample edit? Why Do…
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Editor Profiles: Cole (From the Army to Proofreading)

5 days ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Cole (From the Army to Proofreading)
Proofreading might not seem like an obvious follow-up to the military, but one of our recent graduates has done exactly that! So, to get his perspective on why a career in proofreading was attractive, we’ve spoken to Cole about transitioning from the army to editing. Hi, Cole! What were you…
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A Quick Guide to DOIs and URLs

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
A Quick Guide to DOIs and URLs
Many referencing systems require a DOI or URL for online sources. But what exactly is the difference between DOIs and URLs? And how should you approach them as a proofreader? What Are DOIs and URLs? DOIs (digital object identifiers) and URLs (uniform resource locators) are both ways of linking to…
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