Social media round-up – October 2015

In case you missed them, here are some of the most popular links shared across the SfEP’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and blog in October.
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  1. An editor on why she proofreads: writethroughitblog.com/2015/09/29/why-i-proofread/
  2. Want to speak with the eloquence of a Jane Austen character? The Jane Austen centre has launched a daily quote app: www.adweek.com/galleycat/jane-austen-centre-launches-a-daily-quote-app/111814
  3. 12 Excel formulas, features and keyboard shortcuts everyone should know: blog.hubspot.com/marketing/excel-formulas-keyboard-shortcuts
  4. The evolution of punctuating paragraphs: mentalfloss.com/article/69847/evolution-punctuating-paragraphs-through-5-specific-markers
  5. Breaking the freelance feast-or-famine cycle: www.ivacheung.com/2015/10/laura-poole-breaking-the-feast-or-famine-cycle-beyond-the-red-pencil-2015/
  6. Who would contact your clients if you got hit by a bus? blog.sfep.org.uk/succession-planning-for-your-business-after-you-die/
  7. Unfinished story … how the ellipsis arrived in English literature: www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/20/unfinished-story-how-the-ellipsis-arrived-in-english-literature
  8. Fact or fiction: 6 things about SEO that you should probably be aware of: www.elegantthemes.com/blog/tips-tricks/fact-or-fiction-6-things-about-seo-that-you-should-probably-be-aware-of
  9. Secrets of the MS Word ‘Ribbon’: americaneditor.wordpress.com/2015/10/19/lyonizing-word-secrets-of-the-ribbon/
  10. Should you take editorial tests for prospective new clients? blog.sfep.org.uk/taking-editorial-tests-for-clients/
  11. How has the Great British Bake Off changed the English language? blog.oxforddictionaries.com/2015/10/great-british-bake-off-language/
  12. Getting your kids on board: Strategies to get your kids to cooperate during your work hours www.freelancewritinggigs.com/2014/03/getting-kids-board-strategies-get-kids-cooperate-work-hours
  13. Want to know about Word’s lesser-known but easier-to-use search options? americaneditor.wordpress.com/2015/09/30/lyonizing-word-but-wait-theres-more/
  14. 53 wonderfully pointless facts about the English language: www.buzzfeed.com/paulanthjones/extraordinary-language-facts-you-never-knew-you-needed#.gpvnO5xw8

Posted by Margaret Hunter, SfEP marketing and PR director

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