Dissertation vs. Thesis: What’s the Difference?

Dissertation and thesis. These words are enough to fill any graduate student with dread. They are both academic endeavors — two kinds of paper that represent the culmination of a graduate student’s many years of study and research. Furthermore, the word “thesis” has another meaning — an argument or main point of an essay or … Read more

Your vs. You’re — What’s the Difference?

Folks often confuse your and you’re in written English. They are homophones, words that sound alike but have different meanings. (Check out our other articles on homophones like whole/hole and it’s/its.) Your is a possessive pronoun, indicating something belongs to someone, while you’re is a contraction of you are.  Let’s delve into these distinctions and … Read more

Illusion vs. Allusion — What’s the Difference?

Illusion Vs. Allusion — What’s The Difference?

Illusion and allusion are two words that often cause confusion due to their similar-sounding nature, but they have distinct meanings and applications in the English language. In this article, we will unravel the complexities of illusion and allusion, providing clear examples to illuminate their disparate roles. Illusion — A Deceptive Mirage Illusion refers to something … Read more

Shouldn’t All Services Have A Calendar View?

One of our core values at EditorNinja is transparency. We take a higher-touch approach than most other productized services because we know our customers to know exactly who is editing their document and when to expect it back. As users of productized services ourselves in the past, one of the common questions we’ve had and … Read more

How Much Do Editors Charge in 2024? (Proprietary Data!)

Welcome to EditorNinja’s first editor pricing survey! We’re always being asked by: So, we decided to go to our data and find out. Methodology To find the below numbers, we went to our database of writers and editors (if you’re a writer or editor, you should apply here to join our extended network, which is … Read more

11 Ways To Use AI In Content Marketing

With the rise of Artificial Intelligence tools like ChatGPT, which is still the most commonly used AI tool around, content marketers have been experimenting and trying to find cool and unique ways to use AI to improve their content and results. While AI isn’t replacing content writers, and especially content strategists, anytime soon (because it … Read more

The Rooms Your Business Needs To Be In

The Rooms Your Business Needs To Be In

One of my mentors told me once, “If you want someone to point at you when they need what you do, you have to be in the room.” If you’re building a business, then I think you should hear this advice too. This mentor was talking about in terms of working for someone else, and … Read more

Why Content Agencies Should Outsource Copy Editing and Proofreading

Why Content Agencies Should Outsource Copy Editing and Proofreading

When your agency is working with clients who are investing in content, you know the reality is that more content = more keyword coverage = more organic growth. If their budget and your capacity allow, increasing content velocity can expedite results. Removing any blockers to content velocity should be a high priority. One of the … Read more

What Are Contractions in Writing?

What Are Contractions in Writing?

Contractions are a way to combine two words together to make writing shorter. They also often serve the double purpose of making the content feel more informal. What is a contraction? A contraction is a shortened form of two (or more) words. A contraction is most often created using an apostrophe where the two words … Read more

Is “Misspelled” One Word or Two?

Is Misspelled One Word or Two?

When a word is spelled incorrectly, you can say it is “misspelled.” Notice that “misspelled” has 2 s’s and 2 l’s, instead of the commonly used but incorrect one “s” like “mispelled.” A common question though is if “misspelled” is one word or two. In short, “misspelled” is one word. But let’s try to understand … Read more

Its vs It’s — When to Use Each

It's vs Its - When To Use Each

When do you put an apostrophe in its/it’s? How do you know? This issue commonly confuses English writers — pros and newbies alike. It’s easy to confuse the two, considering the (often befuddling) rules of English.  With this article, we’ll put the confusion to rest.  The Difference between Its and It’s The difference between these … Read more

Copy Editing vs Proofreading – What’s the Difference?

Copy Editing vs Proofreading What's The Difference?

Copy editing and proofreading are the final two types of the six different types of editing. They’re like peanut butter and jelly — they go great together, but each has its merits and is delicious on its own. What Is the Difference between Proofreading and Copy Editing? In short, copy editing makes sure that content … Read more

What’s the Difference between e.g. and i.e.?

What’s the Difference between e.g. and i.e.?

People commonly confuse the abbreviations “e.g.” and “i.e.,” as they are used in similar contexts and function in similar ways. They are both abbreviations of Latin phrases. However, they do not mean the same thing, and they are not interchangeable. E.g. is used for specific examples, while i.e. is used to rephrase or to define … Read more

That vs. Which — When to Use Each

That vs. Which — When to Use Each

Learning the difference between that and which is one of the biggest challenges of English grammar. They have similar functions and are used in similar sentences. But there is a difference, and it can change the meaning of the sentence.  I’m going to break down the grammar rules of these two words and provide plenty … Read more

How 15 Experts Successfully Outsource Marketing

How 15 Experts Successfully Outsource Marketing

Did you know that the marketing agency industry is expected to reach almost $10B per year in 2027 (according to Marketwatch)? A lot of companies outsource their marketing to agencies or freelancers. I know this firsthand, because the other company I founded, Credo, has helped almost 10,000 companies looking to hire an agency to help … Read more

Proofreading vs Editing: Are They Different?

Proofreading vs Editing Are They Different

One of the most common questions we receive about editing is if proofreading and editing are different. The answer isn’t that simple, though it’s also not complicated: Proofreading is a stage of editing. Put another way: Not all editing is proofreading, but all proofreading is editing. What Is Editing? Editing is the process that involves … Read more

Announcing *Teams* on EditorNinja

Announcing Teams on EditorNinja

tl:DR – we’ve built a new Teams feature for EditorNinja customers. Invite your teammates to your EditorNinja account so they can add content to your queue also. It’s already live for existing customers. If you’re not a customer yet, you can schedule an intro call here to see if we’re a fit. Content and marketing … Read more