June 2 2014

Surfing for errors

by Barbie in Editing, Web Writing

Whether we’re surfing the web for business — that is, researching for articles — or pleasure, we come across plenty of typos and errors. Check out what we’ve caught on the web recently.

Sentence 2: Scratch that apostrophe in "scientists."

More apostrophe trouble: The wrong form of "its" is used here.

Sentence 2: The wrong form of "complement" is used here.

What’s the bottom line? Whether you’re writing advertorial copy for a retail site, sharing business information with potential customers, or composing articles for web-based magazines, your web content needs to be edited thoroughly and accurately.