The “five Cs” summarize the copy editor’s job, which is to make the copy “clear, correct, concise, comprehensible, and consistent.” This normally involves assessing the format, style, and accuracy of the text. Unlike more substantive editing, copy editing, normally preserves the voice of the original author and doesn’t involve changing the substance of the text.
This process is normally completed after copy-editing and before releasing for publication. Normally there are 2 documents, a Master copy, for example correct spelling of names and addresses which is used to check the accuracy of the final pre-print draft.
Data Cleansing and Content Control
To ensure consistency and quality it is vital that database contents is checked., cleansed and corrected. A master document and style guide will be required. This can be developed as part of the the content control process.
Back Office Support
From research to maintaining database content or document issue level, the back office support package is there to free your time while ensuring all of your documents are of the high quality you desire for your target audience.