November 20, 2019

When you are writing anything, particularly for business purposes, it is important to write your article so that the reader knows exactly what it is about in the first few sentences.  Otherwise, the reader will get bored or distracted. Nowadays, people don’t have the t...

December 4, 2018

When you are writing anything, be it a piece of social media, a book or something for your business, it is essential that what you have written looks professional, is spelt correctly, has good sentence structure, stands out and means what you want it to say in a succin...

August 20, 2018

Without a doubt, establishing credibility cannot be done overnight – it takes time and effort. Businesses seeking to establish themselves as industry experts should remember how important their web content is and whether it’s helping or harming their case.

Follow these...

July 3, 2018

Not everyone has to be a grammar vigilant, but people notice bad spelling and poor grammar more than we think!

It’s one thing to laugh about misspelt words on a take away menu, but what about bad grammar on solicitor’s website?

Grammar absolutely correlates with SEO succ...

June 7, 2018

When a person is writing an article or content for their website, they think about whether people will take the time to read what they’ve written and if they will find it useful. They try to share relevant and interesting content to engage and inform their readers or w...

April 19, 2018

London Book Fair

The London Book Fair which takes place from April 10th to April 12th is the world forum for all people who write content in print, audio, television, film and digital. It is a yearly event and 25,000 people attend so that they can learn new things, netw...

March 1, 2018

World Grammar Day

The 10th World Grammar Day will be held on 4th March. World Grammar day started in 2008 when Martha Brockenbrough decided that she wanted to assist her students with their written and spoken English in a way that would hold their interest and teach the...

February 13, 2018

Palindromes - words that flip like pancakes!

In honour of Pancake Tuesday, my blog this month is all about words and phrases that can be flipped and will still read the same – just like pancakes!

What do Hannah, mum and dad all have in common? They’re all palindromes and...

December 19, 2017

In the spirit of Christmas and admittedly a tenuous link to the famous Charles Dickens novel “A Christmas Carol,” my Christmas blog is about the words from the past, present and future!

Just like food, words in the English language have a life-span! Some words we use to...

June 26, 2017

In 2014, I started Jo Swift Proofreading Services after years of thinking about self-employment. I was so happy to stop thinking about it and just start doing it.

To begin, tell us a little about yourself and your background.

I started work in 1987 and have worked in adm...

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