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Episode 101: Learn How to Be Your Own Editor in 5 Steps with Laurie Mega

April 20, 2021
The Savvy Scribe
Episode 101: Learn How to Be Your Own Editor in 5 Steps with Laurie Mega
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The Savvy Scribe
Episode 101: Learn How to Be Your Own Editor in 5 Steps with Laurie Mega
Apr 20, 2021

Laurie Mega is the co-founder of Mega Business Consulting, a full-service editorial and SEO firm founded with her husband. She is also a professor in the Communications Department in Boston where she teaches reading or writing on social media online. She did a course and includes TikTok, Twitch, and other social media platforms to create and generate content.

At Emerson College, she took a BS in Journalism as a Major and a Minor in Magazine and Constitutional Law. She also took a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing and Publishing and she started her career in textbook publishing and for 12 years.

She started to work for a company, a digital publishing, and content marketing agency. It is about one vs. quality company. She thinks that there’s a better way to create high-quality content that people will value. People will and must value small pieces of content which make the company shine.

Laurie became an Associate Director before leaving her job. They have 30 editors that can lower the content volume to convince the client to buy textbooks. She also works as a Director of a web-based educational company. Years later, she started freelancing, teaching, and founded the mega consultancy.

Learn How to Be Your Own Editor in Five Steps

It is essential to act to be your editor to see and make a framework that is easier and better for your business and it is always about your customers

1. Allow Or Allocate Time For The Process.

2. Walk Away From Your Work.

3. Read Your Work Out Loud.

4. Use Editing Tools But Know The Rules Of Editing Before Using Them.

5. Go Through The Client’s Guidelines Every Single Time.

For Laurie, she just dives on it once or twice, to check the paragraph, transition, grammatical issues, including the spelling to make sure she wrote it well and made great content. She’s not against anti-grammar editing tools. Every busy writer or editor can use them yet she advised not to depend on them all the time.

All of these can guide you to become an editor on your own, so you can create better content in the future. Do you have additional tips to add to the list?

Follow Laurie on her socials. Check her out on LinkedIn and Instagram!

Visit her website Mega Business Consulting, or her work at Medium!

Support the show (http://www.thesavvyscribepodcast.com)

Show Notes

Laurie Mega is the co-founder of Mega Business Consulting, a full-service editorial and SEO firm founded with her husband. She is also a professor in the Communications Department in Boston where she teaches reading or writing on social media online. She did a course and includes TikTok, Twitch, and other social media platforms to create and generate content.

At Emerson College, she took a BS in Journalism as a Major and a Minor in Magazine and Constitutional Law. She also took a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing and Publishing and she started her career in textbook publishing and for 12 years.

She started to work for a company, a digital publishing, and content marketing agency. It is about one vs. quality company. She thinks that there’s a better way to create high-quality content that people will value. People will and must value small pieces of content which make the company shine.

Laurie became an Associate Director before leaving her job. They have 30 editors that can lower the content volume to convince the client to buy textbooks. She also works as a Director of a web-based educational company. Years later, she started freelancing, teaching, and founded the mega consultancy.

Learn How to Be Your Own Editor in Five Steps

It is essential to act to be your editor to see and make a framework that is easier and better for your business and it is always about your customers

1. Allow Or Allocate Time For The Process.

2. Walk Away From Your Work.

3. Read Your Work Out Loud.

4. Use Editing Tools But Know The Rules Of Editing Before Using Them.

5. Go Through The Client’s Guidelines Every Single Time.

For Laurie, she just dives on it once or twice, to check the paragraph, transition, grammatical issues, including the spelling to make sure she wrote it well and made great content. She’s not against anti-grammar editing tools. Every busy writer or editor can use them yet she advised not to depend on them all the time.

All of these can guide you to become an editor on your own, so you can create better content in the future. Do you have additional tips to add to the list?

Follow Laurie on her socials. Check her out on LinkedIn and Instagram!

Visit her website Mega Business Consulting, or her work at Medium!

Support the show (http://www.thesavvyscribepodcast.com)