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Post by constant-content »

Well... it has been brought to our attention by a couple customers that the the editing (spelling, grammar, punctuation, etc.) on our site could use some work.

Since this site represents the writers it would be very helpful if you could point out any errors you may see.

Please send a report to via the contact page if you find anything.

Thanks again.
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Post by another_mother »

I noticed some things on my own work, so I removed one article and replaced it with a corrected version.

I actually have some proofreading experience, but it's much easier to proof someone else's work than my own, for some reason.
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Post by KatYares »

another_mother wrote:I actually have some proofreading experience, but it's much easier to proof someone else's work than my own, for some reason.


I think that's a problem for all writers :) I know I can see problems in others writings far better than I can see in my own.

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Post by another_mother »

Is there a way to edit mistakes without removing and reloading the article?
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Post by constant-content »

Not at this time... You all need to proof read ;)
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Post by another_mother »

It's this darn new keyboard! :wink:
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Post by Eliza Ferree »

There is an article right now with no title. Just thought I'd mention it. By Mary someone, can't remember right now. :)
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Typo

Post by AnnM »

On this page:
http://www.constant-content.com/view/101/1/Reviews/
and on this page:
http://www.constant-content.com/?area=v ... ent&cat=71
The following line appears:

" If you can't find what your looking for, submit a request (600+ Writers Waiting)."

It should be:

" If you can't find what you're looking for, submit a request (600+ Writers Waiting)."
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other errors:

Post by AnnM »

This is minor, but on:
http://www.constant-content.com/

"If you're looking for original website content and articles that you can't find anywhere else constant content is the place for you."

really needs a comma after "else"

and in
"These requests are sent out to all of the writers (600+ and growing) who sign up to be informed of them, and then the writers can then decide if they want to write and submit something that fits the criteria of the buyer."

remove one of the "then"s from the "then the writers can then" section

"Content disappears fast so be sure to stay notified, certain categories sell articles within minutes of the initial posting."

should be "Content disappears quickly..."
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privacy policy and conditions typos

Post by AnnM »

In the privacy policy, it states:
http://www.constant-content.com/privacy/1/
" constant-content.com provides a free interactive game on the Internet."

game? really?

In the terms and conditions
http://www.constant-content.com/conditions/1/
" If you wish to use the content on multiple web sites,you must purchase the same content for each web site on which you plan to use the content. "

This needs a space after the comma.
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more (sorry you asked, yet?)

Post by AnnM »

http://www.constant-content.com/presignup/1/

On this page, you have a couple awkward paragraphs. Specifically,

"You can choose to sell your articles once, under a unique license meaning you sell all rights to the work or many times by setting your prices for a usage license, which means your article could be available at not one, but several websites on the net."

Whew. This is confusing. How about breaking it up into two? "You can choose to sell your articles once under a unique license, meaning you sell all rights to the work. Alternately, you can sell an article many times by setting a price for a usage license; in this instance your article could be available at multiple websites."

"The best part of all, you don't have to do any advertising, you don't have to query editors, and you don't have to worry about being paid. "

This is nitpicking, but you say the best part and then list 3 things. Remove "the" and "part" to say "Best of all, you don't have to..."
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Re: more (sorry you asked, yet?)

Post by KatYares »

AnnM wrote:http://www.constant-content.com/presignup/1/

On this page, you have a couple awkward paragraphs. Specifically,

"You can choose to sell your articles once, under a unique license meaning you sell all rights to the work or many times by setting your prices for a usage license, which means your article could be available at not one, but several websites on the net."

Whew. This is confusing. How about breaking it up into two? "You can choose to sell your articles once under a unique license, meaning you sell all rights to the work. Alternately, you can sell an article many times by setting a price for a usage license; in this instance your article could be available at multiple websites."

"The best part of all, you don't have to do any advertising, you don't have to query editors, and you don't have to worry about being paid. "

This is nitpicking, but you say the best part and then list 3 things. Remove "the" and "part" to say "Best of all, you don't have to..."


Ann

picky, picky, picky. I wrote that. But, truth be known, now that I've reread it - you're right. :)

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:)

Post by AnnM »

Kat,
LOL. Believe me, I find just as much stuff when I review my stuff a while later. :oops:

I am a firm believer in editors!

Ann
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Post by KatYares »

Ann

For that one, Chris was taking the first one posted. Talk about pressure - I think I cranked it out in less than an hour. Didn't have time to let it sit - which is what I do with everything else I write. Write one day, proof the next. Works better for me that way. :)

BTW, Welcome to the boards.

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Kat
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Hmmm

Post by AnnM »

I don't think Chris appreciated my typo and grammar alerts. No comment... no fixes. :(
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