Why would YOU need Editing Services?

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Before you publish your written work, have it pass through the eyes of an editor. Even if you are a seasoned writer, there will often be spelling, usage and grammatical errors that will get by you when proofreading your own copy. These writing flaws can really hurt your credibility and professional persona. You want more readers for your work, but if you cannot get your message across because of lack of clarity and accuracy, it does not matter how knowledgeable you are.

This is where editing services can be invaluable! An editor can help you polish a wide variety of materials such as newsletters, brochures, magazines, annual reports, training materials, press releases, policy statements, along with various other documents.

An editing service serves as the quality control of your written material. Its main function is to check and correct any grammar and spelling errors, clarify vague statements and ensure consistency of style and format. An editor who provides such service can also be a consultant, giving suggestions or advice on every aspect of writing and publishing.

You can trust the editor to help you improve the quality of your work and make it more readable. An editor is, in essence, a wordsmith. You can expect your written material to be of excellent quality with the help of an editor.

There are a number of reasons why using an editing service is extremely important. First, an editing service can help you make your message clear. If you have something to say but it is not expressed clearly in your work, your effort to communicate will be futile. This is all the more challenging if you work with a group to complete your writing project. An editor can help you iron out confusions, collate your messages, and craft them in the way that most, if not all, readers will be able to understand.

Besides making readers confused, a written work heavy with too many grammar and typographical errors can seriously turn them off. This can be a real blow to your credibility as an author. Of course, you don’t want to look bad and be laughed at just because of the simple mistakes in your work. It really does pay to hire an editor to spot the errors for you and make the necessary changes without altering the meaning of your message. The editor can make awkward sentences flow more smoothly and nudge long-winded ones to be more concise and to the point. Make sure that the editor you hire has a keen eye for details.

An editing service is also important in minimizing your publishing expenses. Beyond the editing and proofreading work, your editor can guide you in the final phase of producing your written material. The editor may coordinate with the designers, layout artists, Web developers, or printers to make sure that the copies are completed on time and within the budget. In addition, editing services can help you avoid expenses incurred because of errors in information and overlong documents that cost much to print.

This can even SAVE you money!

Remember, I am a Virtual Assistant who LOVES to do editing, proofreading and transcription assignments!

Jan Tallent
Tallent Agency Virtual Assistance

573-775-4520 jan@tallentagency.com

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Over the past 17+ years, Jan Tallent has spent countless hours providing writers and webmasters with free friendly tips on how to correct spelling and grammar errors in their written material.

From the feedback received she decided that since proofreading and editing help was so desperately needed, she should build a business around something she enjoys doing, while at the same time providing a valuable service to business owners and writers.

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