Proofreading Tips: How to Annotate a PDF

1 week ago / by Bethan McGloin
Proofreading Tips: How to Annotate a PDF
As a freelance proofreader, you may be asked to proofread a PDF at some point. And if you’re used to the tools in Microsoft Word, the process for marking up a different type of document can seem daunting. Once you get the hang of it, though, proofreading a PDF is…
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Editor Profiles: Orla (The Yoga Teacher)

1 week ago / by Bethan McGloin
Editor Profiles: Orla (The Yoga Teacher)
If you’re already doing freelance work, proofreading can be a great way to supplement your income from other projects. Our Becoming A Proofreader course offers everything you need to get started as a freelance proofreader, including guaranteed work – with flexible hours to suit your schedule – for those who…
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Dos and Don’ts for New Proofreaders

2 weeks ago / by Bethan McGloin
Dos and Don’ts for New Proofreaders
You’ve brushed up on your grammar, read the dictionary cover to cover, and you want to become a proofreader. Good start! But while good grammar and spelling is essential, sometimes it’s small mistakes that trip up new proofreaders. To help you avoid common mistakes, we’ve compiled our top five dos…
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A Guide to Referencing and Religious Texts

2 weeks ago / by Chrissy Derbyshire
A Guide to Referencing and Religious Texts
Religious texts, whether published as books or accessed online, often play by different rules when it comes to referencing. So, as a proofreader, you’ll need to pay particular attention to referencing if your client is citing the Bible, the Quran, or any other sacred text. Here, we set out the…
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