- Learn from anywhere, 24/7, on any device.
- Gain tools for becoming a more powerful communicator.
- Learn strategies for clearer, more compelling messages.
- Gain confidence in your editing abilities.
- Become your office's editing expert.
Pro Tips for Professionals, Part One: Punctuation
This course provides strategies for the effective use of punctuation. Learn the most up-to-date rules, and find out how punctuation can be a strategy for clear and compelling writing.(1) 5.0 average rating
Pro Tips for Professionals, Part Two: Logic, Clarity, and Precision
Learn to avoid constructions that undermine the strength of your message. Be logical, clear, precise, and convincing.
Pro Tips for Professionals, Part Three: Grammar Essentials
This course covers 15 topics comprising the issues in English grammar that most writers find difficult. The basic rules may be clear, but the exceptions can be tricky.
Pro Tips for Professionals
Common conundrums of English grammar, mechanics, and usage are addressed in these three courses comprising nearly 100 videos, 50 quizzes, and 150 pages of downloadable workbook pages.
The most popular courses are those addressing commonly asked questions about punctuation, mechanics, grammar, and usage.
My goal is to demystify these topics and provide writers with straightforward, accessible information that empowers them to write and edit their writing with greater confidence.
"This course was precisely what I needed. I cannot recall a single issue we covered that will not be extremely helpful. I now realize how much help I need to be effective in my written communication."
- Fred Lancaster, National Account Manager, United Parcel Service
"Nancy (Tuten) makes what could be a dry subject very interesting. She works to make the content relevant. The course was excellent."
–Samantha Williams, Director of Training and Development, S.C. Department of Public Safety
"My entire office should enroll in this workshop. I wish I had taken it sooner. In the past, some of this information was difficult for me to understand, but not today."
–Bonnie Ziegler, Personnel Services, S.C. Budget and Control Board Internal Operations
Who are these courses for?
Anyone wanting to produce more polished and professional writing. Some of our students include judges, attorneys, bankers, federal and state employees, court reporters/recorders.
What if I know absolutely no grammar at all?
The instruction assumes that students know very little grammar and includes definitions of terms and explanations to simplify complex topics.
Is there a specific start date or can I enroll at any time?
You may enroll at any time and work at your own pace.
How much time will it take to work through each course?
Each learner's pace differs, but on average a course will require about 10 hours of work. The lessons are bite sized, and you can easily fit them into your schedule.
Will I have access to the instructor or a community?
Yes! First, you are welcomed to email Nancy any time with your questions. She typically responds within hours and certainly within a day. You also have exclusive access to our Facebook community for learners and newsletter subscribers. Log in to Facebook and search for the Get It Online Group.
Do you offer discounts on your courses?
Yes! I offer discount codes regularly for my email subscribers (go to the website to subscribe), and I offer deep per-course discounts to businesses purchasing courses for groups of employees.
What if I start the course and don't like it?
You can get a full refund for the first 14 days of a course or until you have completed two lessons.