Prompt Proofing Turns 10!

Wow! We’re not sure where that decade went but Prompt Proofing will celebrate its 10th birthday next month and we’re helping you celebrate with us by offering a 10% discount on all orders placed and paid for during the month of October. (Throughout October, your invoices will show a 10% discount automatically.) So for those… Continue reading

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Why We Need Proofreaders – Errors That Really Matter

As someone who writes, edits and, yes, proofreads for a living, I’ve developed the sort of eye where errors just leap out of the page at me. I find it frustrating, and definitely friends and family do, when one of them gives me a piece of writing to “edit.” After all, they generally just want… Continue reading

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Staying Healthy When You Work From Home – 5 tips

In September, we wrote about some of the problems faced by those who run a business from their home. We discussed such issues as: maintaining a work/life balance, avoiding distractions from family, and establishing a designated work space. However, assuming you now have all that covered (?), there remains another issue that is particularly pertinent to those… Continue reading

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3 Problems Facing Those Who Work From Home

Do you run a business from your home office? Are you a freelancer? Consultant? Tutor? Music teacher? Craftsperson?  Translator? Baker? Artist?  Author?….   The list is almost endless. Given real estate prices in major cities and the costs and time involved in long commutes, more and more people – who have that option – are choosing to… Continue reading

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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

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