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5 Steps to Adding Persuasion to Your Website
The decisions about what your business website should say and how it should look are mind-boggling. 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!
The Copyeditor’s Typographic Oath
While Erin was with Copyediting, she 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! Coming soon: the companion ebook!
Turning Your Editing Career into a Teaching Career
There are dozens of programs out there that provide editor training, and they all need teachers. Sharing your expertise with new editors is not only rewarding but also profitable! Erin Brenner discusses how we learn to edit, what editors need to know to become editing teachers, and the holy grail: where to find teaching positions. CA$42/CA$60. Offered by Editors Canada.
Editing for the Web Without Lowering Your Standards
People visit websites with a need, and if a site doesn’t fulfill that need, they’ll click away before you can say “See ya!” Website editors can help keep visitors reading by shaping and formatting copy to hold readers’ attention. In this session, Erin Brenner teaches you how to edit websites to keep readers interested while upholding grammar and usage rules. CA$42/CA$60. Offered by Editors Canada.
How to Edit Marketing Copy
Editors often cringe at promotional language. Do marketers have no respect for the English language? Of course they do. But marketers are charged with building trust and helping close the sale. In this webinar, you’ll learn specific tips for editing marketing copy to be error free and trustworthy. $59. Offered by the EFA.
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! $79. Offered by the EFA.
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.
CMS and AP Stylebook Cheat Sheet.
Do you have trouble remembering which style uses the Oxford comma? Find out!
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