Your Spell Check just bounced: 3 tips for copy editing

Language errors can be embarrassing (just ask Rick Santorum’s campaign). Here are some useful ways to avoid these awkward situations.

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At times, it’s worse than just a missing comma; sometimes, one typo can give your message an entirely different feel.

Staffers for the Rick Santorum campaign will back me up on this. A recent email went out with one missing letter in the subject line, and it changed the entire tone of the message.

Usually, when there is a minor typo in your press release or your email, you can simply resend a corrected email.

The typo below was less fortunate. It quickly appeared on social media sites and then spread to news sites.

Both of these mistakes can be avoided in the future with three simple tips.

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