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I would love to speak to the guys who did the merchandise for the Eminem Rapture Tour. Looks like they could do with my proofreading services. Ahem...that would be 'Brisbane'.
A question we have been asked this week is "Do I use a capital letter after a colon?" Whether we should include a capital letter after the colon depends on what is following the colon.
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A CV or curriculum vitae documents your education, skills and experience. A CV also includes details of professional memberships and associations, licences, awards, affiliations, training, and teaching and research experience. A CV is usually longer than two pages.
Proofreading (also written as proof reading or proof-reading) involves reading each word, sentence and paragraph individually and checking for grammar, punctuation and spelling errors. It also checks page and chapter numbering, and formatting of text, headings and page layout.
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Should it be 'principle' or 'principal'? Here we will define the difference between 'principle' and 'principal' and give examples of their use.
With so many options, how do you know if it is 'there', 'their' or 'they're'? Here we will define the difference between 'there' , 'their' and 'they're' and give examples of their use.
To 'ensure' or 'insure' ... that is the question. I see this a lot in writing; 'ensure' and 'insure' are often used in the wrong context. Here we will define the difference between 'ensure' and 'insure' and give examples of their use.
'Your' and 'you're' are often wrongly used in writing. 'Your' is often used instead of 'you're' and vice versa. Here we will define the difference between 'your' and 'you're' and give examples of their use.
Never underestimate the benefits of proofreading. How often have you picked up a brochure or flyer promoting a business to find that it is littered with spelling mistakes? The fact is it happens all too often. I often scan the advertising material that I receive both personally and as a business and the amount of errors never ceases to amaze me.
'Dependent' and 'dependant' are often confused and the spelling varies with the version of English that you are following. Here we will define the difference between 'dependent' and 'dependant' and give examples of their use.
I’ve been editing resumes lately and it has compelled me to write an article to provide you with some resume writing tips.
I often see 'etc.' punctuated and used incorrectly. I have put together some guidelines around the correct punctuation and use of 'et cetera' to help you with your writing.
'Stationery' and 'stationary' are often misued. Here we will define the difference between 'stationery' and 'stationary' and give examples of their use.
I have put together some guidelines for using forward slash and backslash to help you with your writing.
Designing your website can be a daunting task. What should it look like? What style should I go for? What information should I include? So many questions! I have devised this guide to give you some pointers and help you plan your website design.
The question of how to end a letter comes up often, should you use 'Yours faithfully' or 'Yours sincerely'?
The first thing you need to do before you start researching web hosting companies is to work out what YOUR requirements are.
I was always taught to leave two spaces between sentences, however, this practice is now obsolete and you should only leave one space between sentences.
Spell checker keeps highlighting 'its' and it's driving you mad! When should you use an apostrophe in 'its'?
What is the difference between 'practice' and 'practise'? Here we will define the difference between 'practice' and 'practise' and give examples of their use.
When you have decided what your domain name is going to be, you have to register your domain name with a domain name registrar. A domain name registrar manages the registration of domain names and holds all the necessary information about the domain name owner.
So, you’ve decided to get online … but where to start! Well, the first step is to choose your domain name. A domain name, simply put, is your website address on the internet; it is the name people will type into their browser in order to visit your website. There are some considerations when choosing your domain name, read on to find out more.
There is some confusion around the use of 'i.e.' and 'e.g.' and when they should be used.
Both 'i.e.' and 'e.g.' are abbreviations for latin terms and it is helpful to understand the latin terms and their meanings in order to understand whether it should be 'i.e.' or 'e.g.' that is used.
Should I use 'discreet' or 'discrete'? Here we will define the difference between 'discreet' and 'discrete' and give examples of their use.
Do I 'accept' or 'except'? Here we will define the difference between 'accept' and 'except' and give examples of their use.