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Make your editing and writing life easier with Denise and Louise

Aug 21, 2019

In this episode, Louise and Denise discuss writing and editing for the web with guest Erin Brenner.

Listen to find out more about:

  • Why working with web content is different from writing for the page
  • In which programs should we create content for the web?
  • Pre-upload checks on the writing
  • Pre-upload checks on metadata links, and alt-text
  • Quality control: self-editing versus third-party professional help
  • How many editing passes?
  • Fact-checking and authenticity
  • The order of play for editing web content
  • Style sheets and web content
  • Language choice and style for web content

Editing bites

  • Erin Brenner’s Web Style Checklist: http://bit.ly/2ZtVRaK
  • They Ask, You Answer by Marcus Sheridan

Other resources

  • Erin Brenner, Right Touch Editing: http://bit.ly/2T1XCtH
  • ‘Customer service: A cautionary tale of red flags and safety nets’ by Vanessa Plaister on the SfEP blog: http://bit.ly/2GJLiJC
  • The AP Stylebook (Associated Press): http://bit.ly/2T0Ktkv

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Denise and Louise

  • Denise Cowle Editorial Services: bit.ly/CowleEditing
  • Louise Harnby | Fiction Editor: bit.ly/HarnbyEditing

Music credit
‘Vivacity’ Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com). Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/