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Proofreading

  • Brief explanation
  • Detailed explanation
  • Criteria for proofreading at Textbroker
  • Conclusion

 

Proofreading: Brief explanation

Proofreading refers to analyzing text content to eliminate errors. It refers to grammatical errors, such as spelling, grammar and punctuation. Proofreading normally does not refer to subjective word choice or other substantive changes.

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Proofreading: Detailed explanation

No author is immune to careless mistakes, and people frequently make errors within their own content. Reading aloud is one way to detect errors.

Common errors include:

  • Spelling errors
    • Distinction between “you’re” and “your”
    • Distinction between “there”, “they’re”, and “their”
    • Distinction between “accept” and “except”
    • Distinction between “affect” and “effect”
  • Punctuation errors
    • Commas
    • Apostrophes
    • Periods
  • Passive and active verbs
  • Typos

Textbroker University offers Textbroker authors helpful tips to prevent these types of errors.

Criteria for proofreading at Textbroker

To achieve a high level of excellence at Textbroker, authors must submit high-quality content. An experienced editorial team reviews all content for spelling, grammar and punctuation, text concepts and reader-friendliness.

Textbroker editors give authors regular feedback on projects so they can continuously improve their writing quality.

Conclusion

Proofreading is essential for error-free content. It is crucial to integrate a proofreading process for content to eliminate spelling, grammar and textual errors.

 

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