Want to know a secret? I have terrible grammar! I misspell words all the time, and I type so fast that sometimes I skip words altogether. And there is nothing more unprofessional than sending an email to a client and realizing a little too late that it’s filled with typos. So, for today’s tip, I’d like to tell you about a great tool I use every day to help improve my writing skills: Grammarly!
Grammarly is a top-rated writing software that you can use online through their web editor, as an extension on your browser, and through an app on your computer or your phone. I personally love the browser extension because it checks anything I’m doing online in real time. It helps me when I write emails, compose blog articles or post comments on social media.
Grammarly offers a free version, but the best features are only available through their Premium option. Here is a list of other benefits the Premium level offers:
It not only corrects grammar and spelling, but it also checks for context and sentence structure.
It explains grammar rules and provides you with examples to better understand them.
It can help enhance your writing by suggesting replacements for overused, redundant or repetitive words.
You can tell it what type of intent, audience, style, and emotion you want your writing to follow so it can make better suggestions.
It has a plagiarism detector that checks your writing against 16 billion web pages.
Let’s face it, in any professional business excellent writing skills are essential so their Premium version would be worth the investment. If you want to learn more about this great tool, visit their site at grammarly.com
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