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 … Read more

How To Create A Content Style Guide (Experts Weigh In)

“What is your top tip for creating a content style guide?” To help you create better content style guides, we asked content experts and other business leaders this question for their best pieces of advice.  From customizing a pre-existing style sheet to maintaining a living document, there are several strategies that may help you write … Read more

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. … Read more

Content Strategy: 10 Content Leaders Share Their Tips For Creating A Content Strategy

“What is one tip you have for someone creating a content strategy?” To help you best create an effective content strategy for your brand, we asked content leaders this question for their best insights.  From connecting goals directly to key performance indices to maintaining content quality over quantity, several tips will serve you well in … Read more

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, … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Copywriting vs Copy Editing – What Is The Difference?

One of the most common misunderstandings we see here at EditorNinja, speaking with a lot of content people and publishers, is the difference between copywriting and copy editing. In fact, we often get asked if our editors will also write content for websites. The answer to that is no, by the way. The reason the … Read more

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 … Read more

What Is A Content Editor and What Can They Do For You?

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

What Is The Difference Between A Writer And An Editor?

Difference between writer and editor

If, after you’ve finished this article, you’ve decided you need an editor, we’d love to speak with you at EditorNinja. We’re a beloved content editing service, and would love to work with you to help you produce better content. You can schedule a free Editorial Assessment here when you’re ready. As companies produce and publish … Read more

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 … Read more

How to write a strong one-line biography (with examples!)

As a blogger or content marketer, you’re spreading your content across the internet to build your name as a thought leader and to drive traffic back to your (or your client’s) website. One of the best ways to do this is via a strong biography, where sites will often allow you to also link back … Read more

What Are The Six Different Types Of Editing?

The six types of editing are: 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 of editing. A social media post, for example, will likely simply … Read more

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 … Read more

How to add Grammarly to Google Docs

Grammarly is the leader in grammar editing software and works amazingly in Google Docs. In fact, we use it here at EditorNinja to make the lives of our editors easier as they conduct their final proofreading reviews of submitted documents before returning them to customers (interested in becoming a customer? Schedule a demo.). Grammarly is … Read more