may come to your website and instinctively sense that you
many not be as authoritative because of errors in spelling
2. Readers who come to your site may find that it is not very
professionally done if they see errors that should have been
clearly apparent to you as the author before posting. Even
if these are not big errors, it sometimes lingers in the back
of the mind of the reader which also distracts them from the
subject matter that you want them to focus on.
3. Proofing also indicates the level of attention to detail
that you might have regarding your ideas or subject.
How can you make sure that your website is not hiding any
spelling, grammar, or punctuation errors? This is easier than
you might think, even if you aren't a spelling bee champion
or an English teacher!
spell check and grammar check regularly
These are not
infallible, however, they will bring things to your attention
that might be beneficial if changed.
2. After working on your content, walk away from it for
a short while and then return to look it over later. You
can always benefit from another look at your work at a later
3. Have another individual read over the content for you.
It is easy to think a word or phrase is correct and re-read
it so many times only to miss an error.
pair of eyes can often help find these errors. There have
been several times that I have enlisted someone else's aid
in reading over my articles and have been surprised at what
occurs when I have been working long hours on a particular
So, if you are one of those people who likes to see the perfection
of your website and know that others will expect it of you
also, try these simple tips to create a more professional
web page! You will never be sorry that you double-checked
your work or tried to improve on the content of your web page.