How can I avoid some common grammatical mistakes?

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I before E except after C.

We can all recall this simple rule as we were learning proper grammar at a young age. While most of us are far removed from the elementary school classroom, we still grapple with some common grammatical conundrums in communicating with clients.

In business, grammar is important to how you communicate both orally and in writing. A blog, Web content, or even a tweet that is riddled with grammatical errors will only harm your professional reputation.

An occasional error is understandable and forgivable, but enough of them could drive potential clients away. After all, if you’re that careless with your own work, it could be indicative of the work you’ll produce for your clients.
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