All posts by John Doherty

Though Vs. Although — What’s the Difference?

Trying to learn the difference between terms like though and although because you’re editing a lot of content, and finding it hard? That’s why EditorNinja is here. Our professionally trained editors know this stuff like the back of their hand. Schedule a free editorial assessment today to learn how EditorNinja can save you hours of […]...

The Top 7 Content Editing Tools

Just like writers, editors have their own set of tools that they use to make good content great. Even if you’re more of a self-styled writer who edits their own work, there are tools that can help you write better so that your editing is better too.  After all, great editing starts with great writing. […]...

The Best Copy Editing Agencies

When you’re producing a lot of content, having an editor that you trust is key. Not only do you need them to work through your volume of content, you also need them to make sure that content is correct and makes your or your client’s brand shine. But hiring editors is hard. It’s expensive. It’s […]...

The Best Content Marketing Agencies of 2022

When you’re investing in content marketing as a growth strategy, at some point you will find that you’re unable to handle creating all of the needed content in-house. You could look for some freelancers to work with. You’ll find that finding them is a challenge, but so is managing quality and payment to each one. […]...

How To Save A Google Doc As A PDF

When you’ve created a document in Google Docs, sometimes you need to save it as a PDF for a certain reason. Maybe it is a legal contract that you do not want to be changed and you need to send it to someone for a signature. Maybe the document is meant to be printed out, […]...

How To Edit Your Own Writing

One of the more common questions we get at EditorNinja is if a writer can edit their own content. Usually this is asked because the company is trying to save money and do “good enough for now” to keep good enough content going out at a consistent cadence. This is why we built EditorNinja, by […]...

What Is A Managing Editor and What Do They Do?

If you’re working in publishing or content marketing, you’ve probably heard the term “managing editor.” If you’re like me, you’ve heard it a lot but you still aren’t quite sure what “managing editor” refers to and what their job role is. This is completely understandable, because like most words in the marketing space the term […]...

How To Create A Table Of Contents In Google Docs

When you’re drafting content to share with others, sometimes it’s helpful to have a table of contents with Google Docs that people can use to navigate. Google Docs fortunately makes this very easy if you know where to look. This article will outline the following: How to create a table of contents in Google Docs […]...

What is a content editor and what do they do?

Need a content editor for your content so you can focus on higher value activities? Our data shows that we can save agencies and in-house content managers over a month of work every year when you outsource your editing to us.  Schedule a free editorial assessment to learn more about how EditorNinja works. Are you wondering […]...

New in EditorNinja: Add Brand Documents By Site

When you’re working with an editor, it’s important that they have access to content documents such as writer and editor briefs as well as company style guides. To this point in EditorNinja’s existence, we’ve asked customers to include these links in each individual document’s brief so that the editor has access. Today that changes! We’ve […]...

Introducing Word Bundles

One of my cardinal rules of building companies is listening to what people want to buy. If I hear it once, then I note it down. If I hear it twice, I pay attention. And if I hear it three times, then I know it’s time to think seriously, scope and prioritize, and ultimately build […]...

What is difference between a writer and an editor?

As companies produce and publish content online, they’re often faced with the challenges of figuring out the constitution of their content team. A proper content team involves both writers and editors as well as strategists, but we see many companies collapse a few of the roles into one and then wonder why their content isn’t […]...

When should you send a document back to a writer?

One of the challenges a lot of companies, especially content agencies, deal with is the hand off between writers and editors and who is responsible for what. Before we get into that, let’s define the difference between a writer and an editor. Writers are responsible for taking a content brief and turning it into an […]...

What are the six different types of editing?

The six types of editing are: Developmental editing Evaluation editing Content editing Line editing Copy editing Proofreading Before publishing any piece of content, it’s advisable to have an editor take a pass over the document to help make it as good as possible. But not every piece of content needs the same depth or type […]...

Should “fiction” be capitalized?

Capitalization is one of the bears of grammar, and people get it wrong all the time. So here’s a clear answer about fiction (and other nouns that are not proper): Fiction should not be capitalized when it is used in a sentence, as it is a genre and therefore a noun. It is not a […]...