Are you considering setting up a proofreading business? Or perhaps you're already on the journey.
Here are 10 things you need to know and 10 more that you need to do to ensure you get off to a good start and develop good-sense habits that will benefit you well into the future.
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If you'd like more comprehensive guidance about starting a proofreading business, my books might be just the ticket. Written for those with no prior publishing or editorial experience, these practical guides take the new starter, step by step, through the basics of planning an editorial career and marketing their services.
Louise Harnby is a professional proofreader and copyeditor. She curates The Proofreader's Parlour and is the author of several books on business planning and marketing for editors and proofreaders.
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