There are many talented writers who produce some of the world’s best copy, but it comes out looking rough around the edges. The reason? A lack of copyediting and proofreading knowledge and processes.
The reality is you can have the best writing in the world, but it needs to have proper punctuation, grammar, syntax, and order to make the greatest impact. Otherwise, it ruins the quality and the reader’s experience.
That’s why I made this free copyediting course for you. It will teach you how to properly edit content and copy to make sure that it comes out flawless as a diamond before you hit the publish button. It also covers proofreading tips and serves as a priceless resource for any writer, no matter the industry or field.
Who is this course for?
This course is for freelance writers, copywriters, professionals, entrepreneurs, and any person that wants to learn how to tighten up their writing. Even if you don’t write copy for a living, you write a lot of it without realizing it: text messages, email, social media, and anything that requires writing is copy. And, that means you need to know how to edit and proofread it before it goes out for the world to see.
What will I learn in this free copyediting and proofreading course?
This course is going to teach you the fundamentals of copyediting and proofreading. Specifically, you will learn:
- How to fix typos, grammar, and punctuation mistakes.
- How to adjust content so it has a logical flow and order.
- Create better transitions between points, sentences, and paragraphs.
- How to become more productive and manage your time while editing.
- What to charge or pay for copyediting services.
- The steps needed to polish any piece of copy or content to perfection.
- And more!
What is copyediting?
A quick briefing on what copyediting is.
What is proofreading?
A quick briefing on what proofreading is.
A checklist to follow when editing.
Copyediting best practices
Best practices when copyediting
How much to charge/pay for copyediting
Typical copyediting rates.
A checklist to use when proofreading.