5 Top Tips for New Freelance Proofreaders

2 days ago / by David Standen
5 Top Tips for New Freelance Proofreaders
If you’re just starting out in the world of proofreading and editing, what do you need to know? And what should you expect? In this post, we offer five top tips for new freelance proofreaders. 1. Focus on the Brief A clear brief is key for any proofreading or editing…
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Editor Profiles: Amanda (Working Mom)

5 days ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Amanda (Working Mom)
It is never easy to balance parenthood and your work life! But working from home can help, as we found out when we spoke to working mom (and recent Proofreading Academy graduate) Amanda. So, how can being a freelance proofreader help you achieve a work–life balance? Hi, Amanda. What made…
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Understanding the Proofing Options in Microsoft Word

2 weeks ago / by David Standen
Understanding the Proofing Options in Microsoft Word
The spellchecker in Microsoft Word cannot replace expert proofreading, but it can be a useful tool for proofreaders. We look at this in our Becoming A Proofreader course. However, to make the most of this tool, you need to understand the proofing options in Microsoft Word. How to Access the…
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