5 Tips to a Better Workplace Email
Don’t Hit "Send" Just Yet: 5 Tips to a Better Workplace Email
By Jennifer Neidig on Mar 28, 2017
Emails leave an impression. What do you want the emails you send to say about you?
When to Use Which or That
When to Use Which or That
By eContent Pro on Mar 21, 2017
In this post, we will look at why "which" and "that" usage mistakes are commonly made and how you can remember which word you should use in your sentence.
Who or That
When to Use Who or That
By eContent Pro on Mar 13, 2017
When choosing between who or that, there is one rule to help guide you to select the correct form, and we will explain this rule in this post.
Awhile or A While
When to Use Awhile or A While
By eContent Pro on Feb 22, 2017
Many writers use awhile and a while as interchangeable words, since they are the same word: one without a space and one with a space. Although this is true, these words have two distinct uses. We will look at the definition and the definite use of each of these words in this blog post.
I Before E Except After C Exceptions
I Before E Except After C Exceptions
By eContent Pro on Feb 14, 2017
“I before E except after C” is the mnemonic device that has been taught to help individuals learn the spelling of some words, but in this post, we will look at the exceptions to this rule.
When to Use Nevermind or Never Mind
When to Use Nevermind or Never Mind
By eContent Pro on Feb 7, 2017
Many writers tend to believe that nevermind and never mind are interchangeable words. This is not true, and we have provided suggestions to help you determine which of these words is correct for your writing.
Difference Between a Hyphen and a Dash
Difference Between a Hyphen and a Dash
By eContent Pro on Feb 6, 2017
Hyphens and dashes are punctuation marks that are easy to get confused. In this post, we will look at the primary use of each of these marks.
When to Use a Dash
When to Use a Dash
By eContent Pro on Feb 3, 2017
The dash has two types, the em dash and the en dash, and we are going to explain exactly what each of these dashes are and the proper way to use them within this post.
When to Use Affect or Effect
When to Use Affect or Effect
By eContent Pro on Feb 2, 2017
Affect and effect are words that are homonyms, or words that sound the same but have very different meanings. We have provided you with some memory tricks to help you learn the difference between these words below.
When to Use Then or Than
When to Use Then or Than
By eContent Pro on Feb 1, 2017
Then and than are commonly confused in writing and always have been. Linguistically, they’re identical twins, and they are only one letter apart, so they are easy to get confused.
When to Use Who or Whom
When to Use Who or Whom
By eContent Pro on Jan 31, 2017
Most English speakers do not know the difference between who and whom. It is a mistake that is not even noticed most of the time because it is so common, but it is still important to know the differences.
When to Use Your or You’re
When to Use Your or You’re
By eContent Pro on Jan 30, 2017
When to use your and you’re can be confusing since both words are pronounced the same way. Therefore, it is important to understand the differences between each word and when it should be used.
When to Use an Apostrophe
When to Use an Apostrophe
By eContent Pro on Jan 26, 2017
An apostrophe is a punctuation mark that serves a variety of purposes, and in this post, we will take a look at each one.
How to Use Quotation Marks
How to Use Quotation Marks
By eContent Pro on Jan 25, 2017
The primary objective of quotation marks is to show exact language, either spoken or written, that has come directly from someone else. Proper usage of quotation marks is essential to protect yourself against accidental plagiarism. There are additional uses for quotation marks as well, which we will discuss in this post.
When to Use a Hyphen
When to Use a Hyphen
By eContent Pro on Jan 24, 2017
A hyphen is a commonly used punctuation mark, although its proper usage is often misunderstood. The primary function of a hyphen is to glue words together by showing their relationship.
When to Use a Semicolon
When to Use a Semicolon
By eContent Pro on Jan 23, 2017
A semicolon is a punctuation mark that can sometimes be confusing to writers. In this post, we will take a look at the various ways to properly use semicolons in your writing.
When to Use an Ellipsis
When to Use an Ellipsis
By eContent Pro on Jan 20, 2017
When writing formally, the most common use for an ellipsis is to show that you have taken words out of your writing, usually within a quote. These three dots can be used to save space in your document while also removing material that is less relevant to your content.
When to Use i.e. or e.g.
When to Use i.e. or e.g.
By eContent Pro on Jan 19, 2017
Two of the most commonly misused abbreviations in the English language are i.e. and e.g. If you would like to use these abbreviations in your writing, but aren’t such sure which one is correct, don’t fear! We have put together a guide to using these abbreviations correctly.
When to Use It’s or Its
When to Use It’s or Its
By eContent Pro on Jan 18, 2017
It’s and its are two basic words that are commonly used in the place of each other. In this post, we are going to take a look at the proper time to use each of these commonly misused words.
When to Use There, Their, and They’re
By eContent Pro on Jan 17, 2017
To assist you with determining which form of the word “there” is correct in your sentence, we have taken a look at each form and broken it down by its meaning, examples, and tricks to assist you in determining which form to use in your sentences.
How to Spell "A Lot"
By eContent Pro on Jan 16, 2017
“Alot” is a phrase that is often confused in writing, and we will explain why "a lot" should be used instead.
When to Use I or Me
When to Use I or Me
By eContent Pro on Jan 15, 2017
If you are trying to determine whether to use I or me in a sentence, we have some advice to help you not only know which one to use, but also to understand why it should be used.
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