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Friday, March 3 • 1:30pm - 2:15pm
The Typo that Cost $620 Million FULL

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What do NASA, Lockheed Martin, and the U.S. government have in common? They've all paid the price of a missing hyphen, misplaced comma, or rogue letter.

Hear the true stories of companies that have lost millions of dollars, trashed their reputations, and even gone out of business because of one typo. 

In today’s world of instant connection, Autocorrect, and the ubiquitous screenshot, one mistake can spread around the world and take on a life of its own—with just the click of a button. 

Learn why it’s worth the time and money to hire a copyeditor or proofreader to look over your company’s written content (including proposals, whitepapers, contracts, blog posts, email newsletters, and marketing collateral) before you click “send.”

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Molly McCowan

Lead Word Nerd, Inkbot Editing
If you’re serious about being a successful writer—whatever success means to you—Molly McCowan and the team at Inkbot Editing can help. Molly’s expertise as a developmental editor and copyeditor of fiction and nonfiction has helped authors, subject matter experts, storytellers... Read More →

Friday March 3, 2017 1:30pm - 2:15pm MST
Community Creative Center - Idea Lab