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.

Phase vs. Faze

Is the phase of bad grammar you're going through fazing you? We're here to set you straight. Phase, a noun, has several definitions, but we'll keep it simple and go with the top two: A particular [...]

Toward vs. Towards

Can you guess the only difference between toward and towards? (Hint: It's not a trick question.) The only difference is, you guessed it, an "s."  You may have a preference, and so do predominately English-speaking countries. [...]

Millions, Billions, Trillions

The ways to incorrectly write big numerals in copy seem infinite. But with these simple AP Style rules, you'll establish consistency and put your readers at ease.  With millions, billions and trillions, always use figures [...]

Between vs. Among

What's the difference between among and between? Or is it among between and among? Just some copy editor humor there. :::crickets::: But really, what is the difference and when do you use these two words? [...]