Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Proofreaders

4 weeks ago / by Yessica Klein
Useful Keyboard Shortcuts for Proofreaders
If you’re a freelance proofreader, you’ll likely spend a lot of time using a laptop or computer. And knowing some keyboard shortcuts can make your life much easier when proofreading a document. Plus, the faster you can proofread, the more you can earn! In this post, we’ll take you through…
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Proofreading Tips: What to Do With Comma Splices

4 weeks ago / by Bethan McGloin
Proofreading Tips: What to Do With Comma Splices
A good proofreader will know how to spot and correct common punctuation errors. One of the most common of these is the comma splice. But what exactly are comma splices, and how can you fix them? Read on to find out more. What Are Comma Splices? A comma splice is…
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5 Tips for Handling Your First Proofreading Job

2 months ago / by Bethan McGloin
5 Tips for Handling Your First Proofreading Job
If you’re a new or aspiring proofreader, you’re probably wondering how you’ll tackle your first proofreading job. In this post, we’ll show you how to succeed at your first freelance gig by: Making sure to define, and then stick to, your client’s brief. Having confidence in your skills as a…
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Freelance Tips: How to Set Freelance Editing Rates

2 months ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
Freelance Tips: How to Set Freelance Editing Rates
Knowing how much to charge for your services can be difficult for new freelancers. You don't want to undersell yourself, but nor do you want to price yourself out of the market. And while there's no single perfect way to set freelance editing rates, we have a few helpful tips:…
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