I know I mentioned this on Instagram, but it bears repeating — over and over again, apparently — until people start to take notice... good proofreaders are essential, period. It doesn’t matter the reason or the time, use them.
As someone who has worked as a professional proofreader for years, I have lost track of the number of times that proofreading has saved my ass and the collective asses of my employers.
I’m not perfect. Far from it. Especially here on my blog. But when it’s part of a job, I will take the time to do it well.
Business owners need to take notice of what we do more often than they do now. Spend a little extra money and do a job correctly the first time so you don’t wind up with this...