Making business mistakes is inevitable. However, here are some ways you can avoid making mistakes in the first place. Running a successful business is tough at the best of times. However, life becomes a lot harder when you allow preventable
Many authors will choose to edit their work themselves, but here’s why you shouldn’t proofread your own novel. So you’ve written your novel and you’re happy with the way it’s turned out. But….now what? You can choose to self-publish, or
If you’re a new author, who hasn’t published a book before, the proofreading process can be very daunting. In fact, the whole publishing process can be daunting. Writing the book might actually be the bit you find easiest. This is
Wondering how you can get new customers for your business? Without customers, you don’t have a business. It’s as simple as that. However, it can be hard to find customers; they don’t just magically appear. I have to work hard to
Financing a business expansion can be exciting. When your business is running well and becoming a success, it’s likely that you’ll have plans for growth and expansion. However, this can cost money, so you need to think carefully about how
There seems to be an expectation that authors have of their proofreaders, that being to get a perfect manuscript. A manuscript with no spelling errors, punctuation errors, grammatical errors, or errors of any other kind. But your proofreader will miss
Substantive editor, copy editor or proofreader: Know which one you want Whilst looking at my Google Analytics, it seems many people are reaching my site because they’re searching for answers on the different types of editing. It can be confusing.
As a proofreader, I come across the “Good, cheap, fast proofreader” problem every single working day. How many times have I heard: “My budget is [X] but I need it back in three days” or “That’s slightly over my budget.
Do you know the difference between proofreading and editing? You’ll need to when it comes to hiring a freelancer. When hiring a freelancer – such as myself – it’s important that you know exactly what you want from me. What expectations do you