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Proofreading for Content Marketing
Online marketing has become one of the leading ways to market a company. This is done through social networks, websites or online advertisements. This method of marketing is popular, because the internet is easily accessible by many and thus reaches a large audience. When using online marketing, it is important to make sure that the content you are marketing is clear and correct. Therefore it is important to proofread your content before putting it online.
Here are 5 tools you can use to help you proofread your content.
Grammarly is the best and most trusted grammar checker app used by millions worldwide. It is available for free online and can easily be used for proofreading. You can check your grammar and spelling accuracy with the Grammarly extension on Chrome to easily access this app on any online platforms from e-mail and social networks to websites. It corrects over 250 English grammar, spelling punctuation and vocabulary errors. Grammarly is free to use and is made by experts in the field of linguistics. For more info about Grammarly, how it works and how to download the app or extension visit their website.
2. After the Deadline
With the help of After the Deadline you can easily find errors in your content. Simply copy the content you want to proofread and paste it into the After the Deadline window on the website, to see a demonstration of how the app works. Errors will be displayed in three different colours. Spelling mistakes will be underlined in red, style suggestions in blue and grammatical mistakes will be displayed in green. This way you can easily identify your mistakes and correct it. The programme will also give suggestions on how to correct your mistakes. This app can be downloaded as a plugin for several online platforms like WordPress, Firefox and Google Chrome, and is free and open software.
Ginger creates free software for you to easily check your grammar and spelling. They also have a ‘sentence rephraser’ function that makes useful suggestions and improvements to your content in order to help you improve your content. They also have a Translator you can use if you would like to translate your content into other languages. Visit www.gingersoftware.com/grammarcheck to download the free ginger software grammar checker now.
4. Slick Write
Another free tool you can use for proofreading is Slick Write. Slick Write is used by many professionals for proofreading documents. Its grammar checker is fast and effective, providing personalised feedback to suit each specific style of content writing. A Slick Writer extension can be downloaded for use on Firefox and Chrome which allows you to check your content on any web platform. Extensions are also available for direct use in Open Office and Libre Office for Linux users that will help you check your spelling and grammar while you type your content on your computer. Visit www.slickwrite.com for more info on the free proofreading tool.
5. Assignment Masters
Assignment writing service AssignmentMasters is usually used by students to check their assignments for errors, but they also offer custom services for editing and proofreading. There are fees involved, but this is definitely the most professional service you will find online. For the best proofreading services, that is easily accessed online and saves time and effort visit www.assignmentmasters.co.uk. You can be sure to receive a flawless copy every time.
Whether you choose to use free online tools or a proofreading service to proofread your content, just make sure to include this all important step in your content creating process.