Inside a Copyediting Agency with EditorNinja Founder John Doherty

With the volume of content being published on the internet, successful entrepreneur John Doherty saw a growing need for an important role in the copy process. Taking advantage of this gap in the market, he founded the copyediting agency EditorNinja.

Listen in to Katie Yeakle’s recent interview with him where he shares some background on what his subscription-based company does, the importance of copyediting in today’s copy-intensive world, and why this might be a career opportunity for you, too.

Watch their discussion to discover:

  • What inspired John to start this business
  • How AI is intensifying the role of copyediting
  • 3 things you can do to get started as a copyeditor
  • Why being a subject matter expert can help your editing business
  • A personal trait that makes you stand out as a copyeditor
  • The one group you should skip when looking for copyediting clients (and why)
  • 3 messages your website should deliver
  • And much more …

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Copyediting is a low-key way to get your foot in the door, gain experience working with clients, and make industry connections.

After all, there’s so much copy and content being published day after day that businesses NEED copyeditors more than ever.

The copyeditor transforms another writer’s “good” copy into GREAT copy … ensuring it is clear, accurate, effective, and publication ready. That ability to impact messaging means the copyeditor is worth their weight in gold!

To find out how you can started as a copyeditor, check out the definitive guide to becoming a skilled copyeditor, AWAI’s How to Use Copyediting for Career Advancement and Side Profit.

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Published: June 30, 2023

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