Even the best writers can struggle when it comes to catching their own typos. Whether you’re writing an email, a thank you note or a social media post, writing clearly and avoiding mistakes is important.
A recent Ragan article outlines some simple tips to try before pressing send:
1. Step away for a bit and come back to it later with fresh eyes.
2. Change the format, print a hard copy or change the font color to see your words with a new perspective.
3. Read it out loud or edit backwards to avoid your brain filling in what you expect to see.