Monday, October 7, 2013

Proofreading Essential Step In Content Creation

One of the most important parts of content creation is your ability to proofread your own work.

Editing and rewriting your own work is not always easy. It's easy to write and post, and think to yourself, "I'll fix that copy later." Then you forget. And, when readers see those errors in print, it's too late.

You need to make time to stop creating content, and go back to polish your content.

You may need to make changes in your choice of words. You may need to eliminate complete sentences. Perhaps the cliches' you've used have been overused. Maybe you've gotten offtrack. You may need to improve your sentence structure so your reader won't get lost in the text.

Helping the reader understand the point you're trying to convey is your Number One goal in creating new content, because if readers can't follow you, you're on a lonely path. And, you won't sell many Kindle Books.

Check for these mistakes in your writing before you upload your book to the Kindle bookstore:

  • correct spelling
  • correct word usage
  • punctutation marks used accurately
  • proper capitalization
  • content that flows

If you have a family member or friend who can help you with your proofreading skills, ask them to help you ferret out typos and errors in your content.

If not, take advantage of these free resources online to improve your writing by making time to proofread what you write: