When people read what you’ve written they will inevitably judge you on your use of grammar. The spell check will only go so far in catching your mistakes.
The English language has many words that sound the same but have different spellings and very different meanings. We can wind up looking very silly indeed by using the wrong word in the wrong place.
It knocks our credibility down and will actually turn some people away, brand new visitors in particular. First impressions are important and the way that we write makes a big impression online.
Brian Clark from Copyblogger has created a fun infographic to help us understand the difference between 15 of the most common grammatical mistakes so that we can make sure that we avoid them. Enjoy!