Date Published: 9-Jul-2013 | Author: Kerry K Robinson
Online readers are generally busy. They don’t like to spend too much time on a single website. They typically move between many websites for information. They will be ruthless in moving out of the websites that are not well written, no matter how great the quality of the content is. So, if you are writing content for your personal or business website, make sure that it is free from errors such as typos, spelling and grammar errors, etc. which can turn off visitors from your website.
Online content with errors brings disrepute to website and business
Unlike in traditional writing, where you use writing instruments such as pen, etc. you need to type the content in case of online content. While in the former concentrating on what you are writing is enough, in the latter, you need to be careful in operating the keyboard of your computer as well. Else, you are prone to commit mistakes. Such mistakes going uncorrected are likely to put yourself and your business in trouble. Though you are an expert, making such avoidable mistakes gives an impression that you are not careful enough while writing content.
Such mistakes committed a couple of times will endanger your credibility as a reputed author; your website is likely to lose the confidence of your visitors and your reputation is at stake.
Before you make a write-up final, ensure to proofread
Once you create the first draft of your content, make sure to proofread. It is better to get it proofread by those other than yourself, because if you do the job, you may or may not spot these errors. Therefore, make sure your draft is proofread by experts. If you want to proofread on your own, ensure there is some time gap between draft and proofreading.
Content free from errors, in your business website is likely to engage your audiences’ interest. This helps build the credibility of the website, which is likely to bring an impression that you are a responsible business personnel.
Even search engines give less importance to sites with errors in the content
Content with spelling and grammar issues, errors in facts, syntax is likely to annoy visitors. Search engines are aware of this fact and give less prominence to webpages that have these issues while ranking.
Content in your business website is one of the important aspects. Proofreading content before you make it live in your website is crucial, which you cannot afford to ignore.
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