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Administrative Secretarial: Proofreading

Proofreading Resources

Do you know basic comma rules, how to use a semi-colon, or when to use who or whom? You might have an excellent sense of what things should look like or sound like, especially if you’re an avid reader, but if you don’t know basic grammar and punctuation rules, proofreading might be guesswork, at best, with doubtful results, at worst. Why not make your life easier and your writing better? Take some time to learn basic rules from some online resources I consult when I need help:

P.S. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, proofreaders had an average hourly wage of $17.78 (May 2014) in the United States.

Over time, these tips will transform your proofreading efforts. No, they won’t make you perfect. They haven’t made me flawless; I miss an occasional MahSteaK, but practicing them will certainly make you better prepared!!

 

Proofreading Tips