When is it Time to Call in a Professional?

If you read our post from a couple of weeks ago – A Big Move – you may remember my extolling the virtues of hiring professionals for some tasks; this can often almost pay for itself when you consider the big picture. You can also select the level of professional help that will suit you… Continue reading

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The Pleasures and Perils of Working From Home

Working from home has seemingly never been more prevalent, with many businesses offering at least some flexibility to their employees. Whether you run a home-based business or you tele-commute, working from home has many attractions and obvious benefits. But is it all as wonderful as it sounds? We take a look at both sides of… Continue reading

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A Big Move…

You may have noticed that we’ve been MIA for a while as far as our blog posts are concerned. The reason is that Prompt Proofing – along with one of the managing partners – was somewhat preoccupied during May with a fairly major move, requiring us to prioritize completing customers’ orders over updating our website.  … Continue reading

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Why The Last Thing You Need to Worry About is Writing a Blog Post

Do you know that it would be good for your business, not to mention your SEO, to have a regular blog post on your website but you just don’t have the time? Or perhaps you could find the time but you’re not really sure how to go about it? You can find lots of help online… Continue reading

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Why Grammar is Necessary for Clarity – Part 4 – Dangling and Misplaced Modifiers

Perhaps the most famous misplaced modifier is a joke (see disclaimer below!) told by Groucho Marx:   “This morning I shot an elephant in my pajamas. How he got into my pajamas, I’ll never know.”   Disclaimer: Quite aside from the misplaced modifier, I have to say that – to modern ears – this joke actually seems in… Continue reading

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