The most challenging task in blogging for both newbie and pro. blogger is writing grammar error-free content. For the non-native English speaker writing content in English is even more challenging. Grammatical errors & spelling mistakes disturb the beauty of content and such errors stop you to fulfill the reader’s intent too.
Thus content editing & writing tool has been mandatory in blogging to make your content sparkle.
You can find numbers of writing assistants & proofreader tools in the online market but here I am gonna share with you my experience on how Grammarly is helping me in optimizing content’s text & make it more readable.
In this blog post, you will also know the difference between Grammarly free and premium.
How Grammarly help Bloggers in Writing Grammar Error-Free Content?
Grammarly is an AI-enabled proof-reader tool used for identifying significant issues like grammatical errors and spelling mistakes inside your content. Apart from being able to identify the mistakes, it will also improve the quality of your content and make it more reader-friendly by optimizing the sentences.
As you know the importance of quality content in blogging and how quality content helps you in ranking higher in Google. Grammarly helps bloggers to write reader-friendly quality content by:
- optimizing the text,
- maintaining the sentence structure,
- checking grammatical errors,
- correcting spelling mistakes,
- punctuation placement,
- tailored writing suggestions based on the goal,
- also, detecting plagiarism within your content.
When you are typing texts on any text editor field in WordPress, Blogspot, Medium, LinkedIn, Facebook, or emails, Grammarly starts underlining any errors as well as suggest the correct word and spelling in real-time.
For example, as I type some words with spelling & grammar mistakes, I’m getting a red line below these words. To check the errors, I just hover over them and Grammarly gives me a description and a suggested correction.
Grammarly also automatically checks proper punctuation and suggest the right place to put a punctuation mark within your article.
Not only spelling & grammar checking, but also Grammarly allows you to adjust and set goals based on your audience. Later Grammarly provides tailored writing suggestions. It is the best idea to set goals before you start writing a new article.
While setting a goal, you can choose,
- the audience’s knowledge(General, Knowledgeable, Expert),
- formality(Informal, Neutral, Formal),
- domain(Academic, Business, General, Technical, Causal, Creative),
- tone(Neutral, Confident, Joyful, Analytic), and
- intent(Inform, Describe, Convince, Tell a story)
Grammarly Free vs. Grammarly Premium
Within the free version of Grammarly, you can use most of the basic features discussed above. The Free version of Grammarly supports critical grammar and spelling checks.
But when you subscribed to a premium plan, Grammarly will support
- AI-enabled checks for grammar, punctuation and sentence structure
- Vocabulary enhancements suggestion
- Check the word order
- Plagiarism Detector
- Writing style check
- Choose different domain while setting a goal
Here are the benefits that Grammarly provides you after upgrading to a premium version.
Manage repetitive word:
While placing a keyword inside your content, a single phrase might be repeated many times, which causes keyword stuffing.
Don’t worry! Grammarly premium version has an advanced feature that saves your content against keyword stuffing by managing the repetitive or overused word.
When a word repeatedly appears inside an article, Grammarly will automatically suggest you with its synonym.
Check the word order:
To improve the quality of content and make it reader-friendly word order is also one of the issues to be considered. Misplaced words in sentence degrade the beauty of your content.
Grammarly detects the misplaced word in each sentence and suggests appropriate placement for the word. It also improves sentence structure as well as helps your readers to understand the core meaning of each sentence easily.
The Plagiarism Detector:
AI-enabled advanced plagiarism detector is only available with a premium version of Grammarly. The built-in plagiarism checker & proof-reader feature detects any copied or duplicate text within your content.
This duplicate content checker helps bloggers to create a 100% original content by comparing every sentence against a database of 10 billion+ web pages or the Internet.
How much does Grammarly cost?
Grammarly premium will provide all the features you might need while creating a 100% original content with no grammar & spelling mistakes.
Here is a detailed price list for each monthly, quarterly, or annual plan.
- The monthly plan costs $29.95/month.
- The quarterly plan costs $19.98/month, billed as one payment of $59.95.
- The annual plan costs $11.66/month, billed as one payment of $139.95.
It is best to upgrade your free Grammarly account with an annual plan to save $220/year.
Conclusion: Is it worth paying for Grammarly?
I am using Grammarly premium since I started blogging and Grammarly is making my writing easier.
Grammarly is helping me by improving content writing and proofreading skills too.
Grammarly is guiding me to write content that fulfills the user’s intent.