Darren over at Problogger runs a series of reader quick tips, presumably to be able to take some time off I guess. We all need time off, and Darren has a solid user base to rely on in times like these. Lucky bloke.
Anyway, a recent tip tells you to proofread. While this might sound like a ‘€œduh!’€? moment you’€™ll soon discover that most online writers in the semi-professional circle actually don’€™t do it. A fairly large part don’€™t even use spell checkers to get rid of those annoying mistakes that you really don’€™t need to be doing.
I think you should proofread, but it’€™s even better if you can get someone else to do it for you, since you can get pretty error blind to your own writing. Now, having a second person proofing your blog posts might not be possible since the blogosphere often demands a pretty high pace, but it is ideal.
Proofread and spell check. I do it all the time, and sure, I still make mistakes. That’€™s only natural (especially for me, English not being my primary language), and it’€™s just at natural to try to make as few of them as possible. Trust me, you should be happy about that’€¦