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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 […]...

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 […]...

The best content writing services of 2022

Content writing and content editing go hand in hand, just like peanut butter (or almond butter in my case) and jelly. Just like you should outsource editing to EditorNinja, you may also need to outsource your content writing to a content writing service that you can trust. There are a lot of content writing services […]...

“Log in” vs “Login” vs “Log-In”

The main difference between “log in” and “login” is that “log in” is a verb where an action is being taken, and “login” is a noun referring to a thing such as your “user login” for a website. Continuing in our series of This or That, today we’re discussing the “this, that, or other” conundrum […]...

Should you write “Sign-up” or “sign up?”

Companies doing business on the internet often have a self-serve option for joining their service or product. But what to put in that tricky call to action (CTA)? While what your CTA should say is an age old question that will never be fully answered, there are some popular ones that the vast majority of […]...