Further vs. Farther

further vs farther

While one of the most common language mistakes that English speakers often make is confusing homonyms (words that soon the same but are spelled differently). It can be very confusing trying to discern between two very similar words that are slightly different. So is the case with “further and “farther.” So often confused that some people[…]

What is Creative Commons?

creative commons

As a content creator using Plagly tools, you need to increase awareness of your work and name, but also want to protect your work from plagiarism and your name from being discredited. Alternatively, as a user of published work, you need to make sure that you are using it only as the writer intended. In[…]

Eight Words that have Changed Meaning over Time

word meaning

Because human language is constantly in flux, evolving and reshaping with the times, many words and phrases change meaning over time. The field of linguistics was born of a need to keep track of, categorize, and catalog all of these changing nuances of language. Many terms currently used in daily conversation actually have archaic definitions which[…]

5 Most Common Grammar Mistakes

proofread content

Every writer makes grammatical errors, no matter how careful they are when writing. Rewriting, editing, and proofreading are all necessary steps to polishing any written work, but often writers can’t see their mistakes. They may not understand the grammar principle behind it or they are too close to the project and their eyes skip over[…]

How to Create a Custom Google Reader Feed to Detect Plagiarism

google rss plagiarism checker

RSS feed readers are nifty little tools that allow you to quickly and easily syndicate content. For example, if you are a web content writer that publishes your articles on a site such as Associated Content (Yahoo! Voices), you can create an RSS feed and embed the URL in your blogs and other locations. Your[…]

What Is Plagiarism, How To Recognize It and Why to Avoid It

The value of the product of writing services rests on originality and compliance with requirements. Originality is the offshoot of intellectual exercise tailored to specific needs, which customers of writing services expect in exchange for payment. Compliance with requirements ensures work that will fulfill customer needs and meet their expectations. Many freelance writing services have[…]