Can you believe December is already here? My favorite time of the year brings about a few of my favorite things, including holiday decorations, oversized sweaters and snow flurries. December also signifies 2017 is coming to an end and New Year’s resolutions are on the horizon.
One resolution almost everyone should work on - especially if you work in marketing and communications - is improving grammar skills. Correct grammar use often falls by the wayside. Rather than relying on a colleague to correct you, do yourself a favor and brush up on your editing skills with these simple grammar tips.
So, without further ado, here are 12 common grammar mistakes that we should seriously leave behind in 2017:
I’ve designated 2018 as my year of grammatical accuracy, and you should too. When you pay attention to your writing and edit thoroughly, not only will you lock in the coveted title of the go-to proofreader in the office, but you will also ensure your written content is professional and polished before you share it with a wider audience.
For more grammar fun, check out the following InkHouse blog posts:
Also, be sure to follow @APStylebook on Twitter to stay up-to-date on all things grammar.
Alexis acts as the core media relations practitioner on her accounts spanning across the healthcare and enterprise technology landscape. In addition to building strong relationships with press in order to secure great coverage for her clients, Alexis’ other responsibilities include social media strategy and content development. Prior to joining the InkHouse team, Alexis majored in public relations at Boston University’s College of Communication, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Communications.