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The following is a guest post from Maria Ranier.
I recently had a conversation with Rick Roberge who told me what a great service our company provides. Rick, a sales coach and trainer, said he believes that every salesperson who writes proposals, e-mails, letters, etc., should incorporate proofreading as a standard part of their business writing process. Rick then went on to write a blog post about this topic.
Each week (well mostly!) our team posts articles to the GrammarPhile blog that we hope you find helpful and interesting. Our goal is to provide posts that you look forward to reading and that you find helpful as you go through your daily work routine. But I sometimes wonder if we're giving you what you'd really like to read. So this week, I'm inviting you to give us your feedback.
When proofreading or editing documents, we often find that writers are confused about when to capitalize these terms. Here are some rules to follow.
When proofreading and editing our customers' business documents, we constantly come across the misuse of the words principal and principle.
Years ago we had a daily page on our ProofreadNOW.com site dedicated to finding a grammar, punctuation, or typographical error a day in the Wall Street Journal. Back then it was an ordeal to actually find an error a day, given that the WSJ was just about the most thoroughly edited paper in print.
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