Proofread Your Website, Avoid the PR Disaster

It's an exciting day, the launch of your company's new've added every contact in your address book to the mailing list, and your Twitter and Facebook accounts are ready for the big announcement. You know that this new site is exactly what your business needs to attract new customers, and the group mailshot will [...]

Your vs. You’re

This morning I thought I'd provide you with some helpful advice which should ensure you always use the correct version of your or you're. The two words sound the same but have different meanings, and if you interchange the two you will find that your sentence probably won't make sense. Looking at the first word, [...]

By | January 24th, 2012|grammar, proof reading, proofreading, spelling, your, youre|0 Comments

Grammar Issues – And, But, and The Truth about Semicolons

When chatting with a good friend this week we somehow found ourselves discussing the fascinating issues concerning the correct use of grammar, and the difficulties faced by parents when trying to teach their children the ‘rules’. But unfortunately for us parents, there are several sets of rules which seem to vary depending on your age [...]

By | December 15th, 2011|and sentence, but sentence, grammar, grammar rules, semicolon, semicolons|0 Comments

There, They’re, Their…Get it Right Once and For All

One of my absolute pet hates is the incorrect use of the words their, they're and there. I know from the groups set up on Facebook that I'm not alone in getting frustrated when the wrong word is chosen; although I should also acknowledge that there are clearly more important things in the world to [...]

By | December 5th, 2011|grammar, grammar rules, proof reading, proofreading, spelling, their, there, they're|0 Comments