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Capitalizing Black and White
Different style guides have made different decisions on whether to cap these race terms. Find your favorite guide on this list! Last updated July 31, 2020.
Download this free template to create a style sheet for your next project!
CMS and AP Stylebook Cheat Sheet.
Do you have trouble remembering which style uses the Oxford comma? Find out!
Editing for the Web Without Lowering Your Standards
Website editors help keep visitors reading by shaping and formatting copy to hold readers’ attention. In this webinar, Erin teaches you how to edit websites to keep readers interested while upholding grammar and usage rules. Offered by Editors Canada.
Web Editing Checklist
Download this free PDF checklist to ensure your writing is ready for the web!
Web Editing Resources
Raise the professionalism of your client’s website with web editing. Download this free PDF of resources for web editors.
How to Edit Marketing Copy
Do marketers have no respect for the English language? Of course they do. But they also must build trust to help close the sale. In this webinar, you’ll learn specific tips for editing marketing copy to be error free and trustworthy. Offered by the EFA.
The Copyeditor’s Typographic Oath
Erin created the Copyeditor’s Typographic Oath to guide her and fellow editors in how to best balance the needs of the author, publisher, and reader. Download this image to keep copyeditors’ “10 commandments” top of mind!
Resources for the Marketing Editor
Become a marketing editor! In this section, you’ll find a glossary, a downloadable reference list, and information on further training.
New Freelancer’s Business Pack
There are so many little details to running a business. What did you do yesterday? And what should you do today? Get all kinds of tips and goodies to run your business better.
Website & Social Media Dashboards
What patterns can help you increase your business? Download this worksheet to gather your website, blog, and social media data and answer your strategy questions.
Digital Marketing Strategy Worksheet
Plan to increase your business. Download this worksheet to build a solid marketing strategy for your business.
5 Steps to Adding Persuasion to Your Website
What should your business website say and how should it look? But there’s one thing all business sites need and it doesn’t take a lot to add it: persuasion. Learn to add persuasion to your pro site in five easy steps!
Turning Your Editing Career into a Teaching Career
Sharing your expertise with new editors is not only rewarding but also profitable! Erin discusses what editors need to know to become editing teachers and where to find teaching positions. Offered by Editors Canada.
Over the Copyeditor’s Shoulder: 5 Approaches to Copyediting
Copyediting is copyediting no matter who does it, right? Not so fast. Hear how 5 editors approach copyediting, from accepting the job to sending the invoice, 5 different ways. You’re guaranteed to pick up some tips for your own business! Offered by the EFA.