Copyediting the Web, Part 2: Learn to Edit for the Web
Copyediting content that is destined for the Internet is different from copyediting content for print. Getting the text edited is only part of the process. Online copyeditors need to understand a few technical aspects of posting professional-looking online content that gets noticed by both readers and search engines. And your job might not be finished there. Errors can creep into text, and when that happens, you need to deal with them quickly, fairly, and transparently.
Andy Hollandbeck, Online Content Editor at Dummies.com and CliffsNotes.com, will guide you through the differences between print and online copyediting and show you some of tools and techniques to make your job easier.
We’ll talk about:
- SEO for copyeditors
- Article length
- How much HTML you need to know
- Correcting errors in online content
- Tools and resources for online editing