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Understanding Social Networking Websites

The idea behind social networking websites is really quite simple: the Internet has become a ubiquitous tool, and many people are now spending a large portion of their daily lives online, either for work or recreational purposes. Therefore, it’s only natural for the millions of Internet users all over the world to want a convenient way of staying in touch with each other. Continued...


How to Write a Screenplay

Scribendi.com's editors explain how to write a screenplay and offer helpful tips that might make your script a blockbuster hit. Continued...


How to Write a Resume

Your formal resume is a summary of your education and job experience. It is the all-important document that will be your first impression to a prospective employer. Continued...


Editing versus Proofreading

It's common for many people, including business professionals and first-time Scribendi.com clients, to be a bit unclear about the differences between editing and proofreading. Continued...


10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Editor

Good writing comes from good editing. A professional editor does more than correct mistakes; they can help you turn lead into gold! The following are 10 reasons to hire a professional editor. Continued...


Editing Tips—Making Comparisons

This is the second in a series of articles addressing several common grammatical issues. This article explains phantom or one-sided comparisons, which might be the most prevalent issue of all, particularly in academic papers. Continued...


How to Format a Resume

Following from our previous look at resume writing, we now look at how to format a resume. Continued...


Resume Fraud and Padding

Resume fraud (or, in common language, being deceitful on your application to make yourself look better) is obviously unacceptable. Stick to the facts when writing your job application, while highlighting your true skills, accomplishments, and abilities. Continued...


The Semicolon and Colon

While the comma indicates the smallest interruption in thought and the period provides a complete break, the semicolon and colon fall somewhere in between. Continued...




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