What’s New for Business in the 2020s?
10 points to consider… The 2010s saw many changes in the business world – as 2020 dawns, we look at 10 ways in which businesses may evolve in the decade that is just beginning. 1. An increase in working remotely The climate crisis is real. Working remotely, at least part of the time, has rapidly… Continue reading
Season’s Greetings – and some thoughts for the New Year…
We at Prompt Proofing would like to wish all of our customers, and potential customers, the best of this holiday season and a successful and prosperous New Year. For my last blog post of 2019, I want to update and clarify a few editing points and also look at some changes in style coming (maybe?)… Continue reading
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
Time to Ditch the Ampersand!
Most editors have a – short(?)- list of pet peeves. One of mine is the indiscriminate use of the ampersand. The wretched & that is too often used to replace the actual word – and. Don’t get me wrong, there are legitimate uses for the ampersand. Use the ampersand when it is part of… Continue reading
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