Read about our communications services in z2zine




Proofreading and checking your publications and web sites are just a few of our professional editorial services. We also offer copywriting, production of online and printed magazines and publications, social media, organising events and more. You can can read about these in the latest issue of our online z2zine. If you want to a magazine […]




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Why typos and spelling mistakes really do matter




Yesterday I read an article by Lucy Kellaway on why typos and spelling mistakes don’t really matter. Last night, while concentrating hard on some writing, I was notified of a tweet. The tweet moderately insulted an organisation for which I volunteer. My blood suddenly boiled, but my eagerness to reply with a sarcastic remark was checked by […]




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Don’t leave proofreading until it’s too late




When you’ve spent a lot of time and money on the writing, design and layout of a document or web site, it’s a good idea to make the most of your investment by ensuring that there are no spelling, punctuation or grammar errors. A good proofreader not only picks out errors and typos, but also […]




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Confusion when the day and date don’t match




We recommend always checking the day of the week and the date do not conflict when you publish them in any advertising, marketing or PR material. Why does it matter? If you’re staging an event and want to attract visitors, they will be confused if you say it’s taking place on Friday 14 June when […]




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does CONsisTENCY maTTer when the COMMittee writeS a document?




Often we are asked by organisations to proofread long documents that have been written by a number of contributors. When managed well, these documents are consistent throughout, but sometimes they read as if they are a collection of separate documents bound together as one. There can be a lack of consistency in: writing style – from […]




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Stop the language – I want to get off!




Do you like the way language is changing? The way we speak and write now reflects our 24/7/365 lifestyle. Hm, did I really write that? I wouldn’t usually write that way, but that’s how our language is changing, whether we like it or not. This presents a challenge to proofreaders. How do we know which […]




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A good time to spring clean your web site




I include the date when I name some types of document and for the first time this year entered last year’s date by mistake. Amending it reminded me to check dates when typing or writing to ensure I remember the year. It seems just as we get used to one year, another comes along. It […]




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