A proof of the project will always be sent to the project requestor prior to print. The requestor is responsible for checking all of the text (spelling, phone numbers, websites, etc.) and ensuring that it follows BSC editorial standards which follows AP style.
All document text for design projects should be submitted in a Word document that:
- Does not use all caps, extra tabs or extra spaces to visually format text.
- Uses a single space after periods.
Please proofread the text, check the layout carefully and ensure that everyone who has a voice in the project has reviewed and approval prior to submission. Please provide error-free text.
- Check spelling – pay special attention to headlines, subheads and photo captions.
- Verify names, dates, facts and figures.
- Check mail permit, label guide, return address and other mail components.
- Confirm that editing from the previous proof is correct.
Final text should be provided when opening a job ticket. Submitting text after this date may affect the delivery date.