Proofreading Tips

Proofreading Tips2019-01-14T18:41:09+00:00

Even if your copy is on message and reads well, small errors can sink you.

Every month, our team — led by proofreader Sarah Muench — shares a proofreading tip or two to help you strengthen your content, one detail at a time.

Earth or earth

When do you capitalize Earth, and when is it lowercase?  Earth (capitalized) is used when referring to the name of the planet, especially alongside other planets and in this kind of scientific context.  Examples:  Of [...]

Less vs. Fewer

"What's the big deal? They mean the same thing."  True. "Less" and "fewer" have similar meanings, but they frequently are misused. When that happens, it's a grammar mistake that can leave your audience with less [...]

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