Attention to detail is essential when it comes to writing copy. There’s nothing more embarrassing (or costly) than getting a document printed or giving a presentation only to find that it’s littered with spelling mistakes, poor grammar and rogue punctuation.
Proofreading generally occurs near the end of a project, after the material has been edited and approved, just before printing, publishing or distribution. As proofreader, I typically mark up a hard copy or PDF of the finished product, making only minor changes that do not impact the overall aesthetic. At your request, for an additional charge, I can proofread a PDF or in Microsoft Word using Track Changes.
My proofreading service involves scrutinizing the text line by line with attention to: