Do you proofread your material? I rarely do which is why I know how important it actually is to get it done. Why? Because whenever I find a typo in my material I think of what the reader must have thought about finding it. Avoid looking sloppy, unprofessional or just bad by proofreading.
After writing blog posts you might have already gone tired of looking at them. Sometimes I feel that way but needless to say you should always, always look for typos by proofreading your material!
As a test I went over some old blog posts to look for typos and I found plenty! So from now on I will have to start proofreading meticulously in order to shape my blogging up.
So should you, unless you are already doing so. Do not let the eagerness of wanting to publish your post stop you from delivering it as high quality material.
Proofreading is one of those things that are almost always worth the hassle. Usually you do find some minor errors but sometimes you might even find uncompleted sentences and other big errors.
Those times you will be so happy that you decided to proofread your material.
Perks of proofreading
There are plenty of upsides to proofreading and they are kind of self-explanatory but I will list some of them just to show the value of getting this boring task done.
- Your material will look better without typos
- People will take you more seriously without the minor errors
- You will look more professional
- Grammar Nazis will love you!
- Your work does not look sloppy or hastened together
- You can easily find and fix small error before they even become a nuisance.
So if you are not proofreading your material you should start doing it! Just ask a friend that you know that reads a lot, “can you proofread my essay?” it’s not that big of a deal to an avid reader. You can also do it yourself, but it can’t be fresh material, read through some of your older material to see if you find any errors that you could have avoided. Best of luck, stay awesome!