Proofreading

Dea Parkin
Specialist writer for business since 1991

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When you’ve been working hard on something, and you think it’s perfect but you need to be sure, a professional proofread is the answer. Sometimes you get too close to the work, and this applies to work created and edited by professional copywriters as much as anyone else especially when it’s a big job, or one that’s been around for a long time.

Proofreading rates are less than for editing, which in turn are less than for copywriting. But it’s money well worth spending, especially for printed work that can’t easily be recalled and amended. It saves embarrassment and makes you look the best in your field.

The biggest secret of smart proofreading? Never assume, always check