Numbers, numbers, everywhere
Ten? 10? 1,000? one thousand? 15%? fifteen percent? 15 percent? 3/4? 75 percent? Confused on the ‘correct’ way to use numbers, decimals, fractions and percentages in your writing? Relax – we have the answers. Numbers are everywhere nowadays; it’s common knowledge that using numbers or percentages in headings will make it more likely that readers… Continue reading
Since we last posted there have been a lot of changes at Prompt Proofing. We’ve been MIA for a few months as far as our blog is concerned and the changes we’ve experienced this past summer are part of the reason for this. We’ve moved By far the biggest change at our end is that… Continue reading
Spring is in The Air
This coming weekend marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time for much of North America – an event that is generally seen as a precursor for spring. In fact, here on Canada’s west coast, spring is already well underway with flowers and blossom blooming valiantly, even if the temperatures are still a little chilly… And… Continue reading
No, Sadly You Can’t Have It All!
You may be familiar with the constraint triangle. You can have it fast, you can have it cheap, or you can have it done well – pick any two. (But no, sadly you can’t have all three.) Actually, at Prompt Proofing we insist on doing things well regardless; therefore the combination of fast and cheap… Continue reading
Labour Day Weekend – What Does it Mean For You?
For me, the main significance of Labour (or Labor – depending whether one is north or south of the 49th parallel!) Day has generally been that it is the last weekend of summer; a last ‘hoorah’ before returning to school or work. As such there’s a certain sadness about it, at least for those who enjoy summer and… Continue reading