How to Effectively Edit Your Own Content

Posted by Webmaster - November 10, 2013 - How To Tips - No Comments

Let’s face it, grammar and spelling errors occur on an almost daily basis in just about every business. However, these small mistakes can have an impact on your business. Too many of them and prospects and customers may perceive you as someone who doesn’t care about the language you use. You may be perceived as unprofessional or uneducated. It’s not an image that you want and it’s easily avoidable when you spend a few minutes to edit your content.

Editing isn’t as easy as hitting the spellcheck button on your word processing software. Your computer doesn’t know what you’re trying to say and it often doesn’t understand the context of your sentence. In short, spellcheck is often wrong. Don’t trust it completely.

1. Run Spell and Grammar Check with Caution – When you’re done with your draft, go ahead and use your word processor’s spell check. However, review each suggestion that it makes for accuracy. For example, it might want to change “Your