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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.

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3 Reasons You Should Upgrade to Universal Analytics

Google Analytics is the most popular analytics service on the web, allowing website owners and marketers to monitor how users are interacting with their content from an easy-to-use dashboard. However, many websites are still using the legacy Google Analytics framework. In this article, we’ll look at the differences between these two libraries and explain why you should strongly consider upgrading to analytics.js.

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July 21, 2016

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How Freelancers Can Keep Their Skills Fresh

Freelancers, it’s all on you to build and maintain your hard and soft skills. The good news is you can find a bunch of ways to do it online. Here are points to consider when deciding which platform is right for you.

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July 20, 2016

Web Development

Bootstrap vs. Boilerplate

When comparing two front-end technologies like Bootstrap and HTML5 Boilerplate, the comparison is not as straightforward as you might expect. How are they different, and when is one best used over the other? In this article, we’ll take a look at these two front-end technologies to better understand how they compare.

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July 18, 2016

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