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How to use proofreading marks

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How to use proofreading marks

When you follow these tips to proofread your writing, you need a system to easily mark up the errors you find. Having standard proofreading marks you can use quickly, that always make sense, will help you find your groove to proofread your work faster and more accurately.

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5 tips to proofread your writing

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5 tips to proofread your writing

In the last post, we talked about why it's important to proofread your writing, and why it's so damn hard to do. If you haven't already, go read that first. The trick for proofreading is to change the way you see your writing so your brain approaches it as something new. Reading something “new” will then slow your brain.

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Why being smart is bad for blogging

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Why being smart is bad for blogging

Good writing is good for business. It shows you’re a pro. It shows you’ve got a brain in your head and are therefore (somewhat) trustworthy. You’re a good investment. And your brain tries really hard to help you out with all that. But when your brain tries to be smart it can be bad news for your blog.

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