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At a Glance: Copy Editing

If you don’t know what a misplaced modifier is or the difference between “its” and “it’s,” you’re not alone. But chances are good that at least some of the people who read your copy will. Fortunately, copy editing will rid your text—whether it’s a book manuscript, a project proposal, or product descriptions on an e-commerce site—of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors.
Whether they’re editing on paper or via computer, copy editors work to make your prose perfect. In addition to correcting outright errors, they can suggest ways to improve the overall quality and readability of the writing. They’ll edit work at various stages of completion and in various formats, from hard-copy manuscript to PDF layout—even in WordPress or other content management systems. In addition to being masters of the English language with a keen eye for detail, the copy editors on Upwork often have expertise in specific fields, such as academic, medical, or financial writing, as well as knowledge of standard style guides such as MLA, AP, or Chicago to ensure consistency throughout. When your text needs to be impeccable, a copy editor is essential.

Data

Cloud Security: Keeping Data Safe No Matter Where It Is

The cloud gives organizations of all sizes the ability to quickly scale and streamline their storage, computing, and deployment operations. But these advantages come with their own set of vulnerabilities. In this article, we’ll look at a few major cloud security challenges, as well as what cloud service providers and their customers can do to mitigate risks.In this article, we’ll look at a few major cloud security challenges, as well as what cloud service providers

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September 29, 2016

Web Development

The Past, Present, and Future of the Perl Programming Language

With the slogan, “There’s more than one way to do it,” Perl came on the scene as a flexible, powerful server-side language that could do more than one job. And for a number of years, Perl made very important contributions to modern web technology—especially for a language that was developed before the web even came to be.

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September 28, 2016

Customer Support

Writing a Customer Service Job Description That Attracts the Ideal Pros for Your Projects

Customers expect easy, efficient, and personalized customer service. Crafting a great customer service project description can help you attract the best professionals for your project. Learn more in this article.

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September 28, 2016

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