Business of Editing

These articles provide free advice for editors, proofreaders and other professionals. The focus is on tips that will help improve profitability.

Is it Worth Joining a Professional Editing Society?

Editing societies exist around the world to inform, promote, market and educate their members. But are they worth the investment it takes to join one?

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Why Should I Attend an Editing Conference?

How can professional editors find time to learn and keep up with industry developments without losing focus on the job itself? There's no better way than attending an editorial conference.

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Top Six Online Resources for Professional Editors

Erin Brenner describes six of the best online editing resources for finding out how words/phrases are used.

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How Professionals Use PerfectIt

PerfectIt helps check text faster and better than ever before. But what's the best way to use it? We asked 100 users how they run PerfectIt.

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Edit Faster with Free Macros

Paul Beverley explains how to get the most from macros without learning how to program them.

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Five Proofreading Tips for Businesses

Alex Painter shows how an effective editing process can reduce mistakes and save businesses money.

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How to Design a Website for Freelance Editors, Proofreaders and Translators

You don't have to spend a lot of money to build a great website. However, you do have to think about your website visitors. Who is using your website? And what's the best way to turn those visitors into clients?

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Better Proofreading, Less Stress: 10 Ideas for Professional Proofreaders

Can you avoid the pitfalls and create a painless proofreading method that works? Andrea Eskins offers guidance for professional proofreaders on managing work and ensuring the best outputs for your clients.

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