What Is a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)?

5 days ago / by David Standen
What Is a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA)?
As a freelance proofreader, clients and proofreading agencies may ask you to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA). But what is a non-disclosure agreement? And what do you need to know before signing one? In this post, we set out the basics of how NDAs work. What Is a Non-Disclosure Agreement?…
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Editor Profiles: Kathleen (Working with Proofed)

3 weeks ago / by David Standen
Editor Profiles: Kathleen (Working with Proofed)
If you pass our Becoming A Proofreader course with a high enough mark, you’ll be eligible for freelance work with our partner company, Proofed. But it doesn’t have to end there! Some of our graduates go on to work in other roles with Proofed, including Kathleen, who is now on…
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5 New Year’s Resolutions for Proofreaders

4 weeks ago / by David Standen
5 New Year’s Resolutions for Proofreaders
The new year is just around the corner and that means one thing: it's time to make New Year's resolutions! But what exactly can a freelance proofreader resolve to do? We have a few suggestions for New Year's resolutions proofreaders and editors might want to try. 1. Improve Your Time…
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3 Tips for Dealing with Negative Client Feedback

1 month ago / by David Standen
3 Tips for Dealing with Negative Client Feedback
As a freelance proofreader, you will hopefully experience nothing but happy, satisfied clients. However, most freelancers will receive negative feedback at some point. And the question then is how you respond! Our top three tips on this count include: Don’t take negative feedback personally or react emotionally. Instead, try to…
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