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Professional Proofreaders & Copy Editors

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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Proofreading projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,682 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on oDesk.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.77.

4.77

Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Researcher, Academic Writer, Management Consultant, Data Analysis

    Please allow this letter to serve as an inquiry for the available project you are looking to get accomplished. My experience as a writer, lecturer and research analyst make me confident of being the perfect candidate to help you achieve … more

    Please allow this letter to serve as an inquiry for the available project you are looking to get accomplished. My experience as a writer, lecturer and research analyst make me confident of being the perfect candidate to help you achieve exactly what you are looking for. I have acquired an MSc. in Business Management degree from the renowned university “The University of Sheffield”. Furthermore, I have a Bachelor of Science degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Applied Arts and Science (concentrations in Business Management, Economics and Statistics). During the course of my studies I have gained knowledge in many different areas such as management skills, economic environment, interpersonal communication and leadership. Furthermore, studies in Human Resources and Accounting for Managers have given me strong base for the respective fields. Attending various conferences and programs on energy, startup business and democracy related issues, has expanded my horizon of understanding the domestic environment as well as being aware of what is going on in the region and around the world. My experience of working as a project coordinator for MDA(Management Development Associates www.seemda.com). has equipped me with a strong base in managing various tasks including facilitating focus groups for strategy development and the preparations of financial reports. Currently I teach management classes at a private college. Besides teaching I am also the head of the library where I lead a team of 3 professionals in managing the library, sorting, updating new issues etc. If given the opportunity I am eager to discuss my potential contribution to your project.  less

    management-development account-management research-papers market-research internet-research data-analysis content-writing blog-writing proofreading 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 47 HOURS
    • ALBANIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 3 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Freelance writer and editor

    Someone wise once said, "a writer writes," and while that's true, a good writer can thoughtfully and accurately convey not only his own ideas, but the ideas of others as well. Over the last several years, I have written … more

    Someone wise once said, "a writer writes," and while that's true, a good writer can thoughtfully and accurately convey not only his own ideas, but the ideas of others as well. Over the last several years, I have written and edited material for a number of businesses and individual clients alike, from websites to educational developers to budding novelists and screenwriters. My strength as a freelancer stems from my accessibility, accuracy, and ability to understand each client’s individual needs. I have both independent and corporate experience in proofreading, copyediting, copywriting, narrative writing and editing, transcription, and more. As a lifelong student of literature in all forms, I specialize in proofreading, formatting, revisions and analyses of novels, screenplays, plays, and other narrative forms.  less

    creative-writing content-writing screenwriting proofreading article-writing copywriting copy-editing comic-writing transcription 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 54 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Creative Writer / Web Content Writer / Blogger

    If you're looking for someone to help you create engaging and professional content for your website or blog, or someone to write that story in your head, I'm the best person for the job. I'm a skilled … more

    If you're looking for someone to help you create engaging and professional content for your website or blog, or someone to write that story in your head, I'm the best person for the job. I'm a skilled writer and blogger who can write for different niches on a variety of topics. I have completed numerous projects for clients wherein I wrote ad copies, press releases, product reviews and product descriptions. I also managed web content and wrote guest blogs for different business and lifestyle blogs. I'm also an aspiring novelist who dreams of having my own novel published one day. For now, I work hard at it and hone my craft by ghostwriting / writing romantic contemporary short stories, novellas, and novels for clients, and for myself as well to build a strong and impressive portfolio. I can manage your business' online presence through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media accounts and blogging platforms. I can also help you create engaging and customer-focused email responses / marketing templates to drive your business. I'm very good at what I do, and I truly enjoy doing it. Ultimately, this translates into high-quality work that I deliver to my clients.  less

    customer-service article-writing blog-writing creative-writing copywriting copy-editing blog-commenting data-entry chat-support proofreading 00 more less
    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 9 TESTS
  • Expert Language Consultant, Writer/Editor, certified TEFL teacher, VOA

    I am an American writer and editor who has been writing for corporations and academically since 2007. I have studied English and worked as a staff member for various American firms as both a Writer and a Language Consultant. I … more

    I am an American writer and editor who has been writing for corporations and academically since 2007. I have studied English and worked as a staff member for various American firms as both a Writer and a Language Consultant. I am also a teacher. I have taught Business English, Conversational English, English for Children, and Test Preparations. I have been offering my services as a Language Consultant to IT firms, banks, ad agencies, public offices, government offices, and language schools for the past 7 years now. I am the editor to an American fashion magazine and a Canadian music magazine. I also provide voice work in English and Spanish. I have just started working as a freelancer. I have been providing services remotely since November 2013. If you are looking for someone who has an excellent command of the English Language and is able to edit and transcribe with a quick turnaround, then I am the person you are looking for. I also have the following experience: -3 years experience as a DJ and pod-caster. -Voiceover work for both American and International Projects (English Dubbings) -5 years accounting experience -Webmaster -Network Administrator -Children's Librarian (4 years) -Project Manager Assistant (3 years) Proficient with the following programs: -Microsoft Access -Microsoft Word- -Lotus Notes -Powerpoint -Excel -Quickbooks -Express Scribe 5 -Google+ Business Clients should hire me because I take pride in my work and dedicate myself fully to the projects that I commit to.  less

    teaching-english proofreading editing virtual-assistant 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 207 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 12 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • English-Indonesian Translator | Localization | Internet Researcher

    Why hire me? Simple! I am an experienced translator and article writer with a nice personality. Giving my best quality in all jobs is one of my policies. I have many experiences in translating documents, website contents, novel, movie subtitles … more

    Why hire me? Simple! I am an experienced translator and article writer with a nice personality. Giving my best quality in all jobs is one of my policies. I have many experiences in translating documents, website contents, novel, movie subtitles, mobile applications, articles, localization, etc. My passion is language and its culture :) I am an experienced internet researcher. I love researching something new, interesting, fun, and refreshing. I am very-detailed and efficient person. Give me great topic and several keywords and I will find the best results I can give to you! Also, you can also hire me for PCB designing and programming, especially robotic programming! I am also experienced in tutoring, making questions & answers about Physics and Mathematics. I love Science! Looking forward to work with you. Many, many smiles! :) Cheers, Nadia  less

    translation-english-indonesian translation-indonesian-english localization internet-research proofreading data-entry article-writing transcription microcontroller-programming electronics 00 more less
    • $16.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 37 HOURS
    • INDONESIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 13 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Native Russian/Ukrainian translator into/from English

    Being a philologist by training and by vocation I have a flair for languages (English in particular). After passing an exam I got IELTS Certificate (dated 19/03/2011) with Overall Band Score 8.0 and 8.5 for writing … more

    Being a philologist by training and by vocation I have a flair for languages (English in particular). After passing an exam I got IELTS Certificate (dated 19/03/2011) with Overall Band Score 8.0 and 8.5 for writing. For the last 10 years have been working in financial sector (insurance) in large international companies, was trained in the UK and Switzerland. My business background as well as extensive experience in translating of commercial, scientific and legal documents bring special value to my clients. Perform translations from English to Russian/Ukrainian and vice versa in the following areas: economics, insurance, marketing, management, education, linguistics, advertising, law, mass media, web content. Work efficiently and timely.  less

    translation-english-russian microsoft-excel data-entry microsoft-word microsoft-powerpoint business-analysis editing ukrainian proofreading 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Professional Translator, Proofreader, Editor

    Native Russian speaker, fluent in English. Experienced in working with adult content. 1st place test score in English to Russian Translation Skills. Top 10% test score in U.S. English Basic Skills. 100% human high quality translation, proofreading, asap. Have … more

    Native Russian speaker, fluent in English. Experienced in working with adult content. 1st place test score in English to Russian Translation Skills. Top 10% test score in U.S. English Basic Skills. 100% human high quality translation, proofreading, asap. Have strong experience in: translating (English, German, Russian, Ukrainian languages), proofreading, social media marketing, personal assistance, web researching, customer support, recruiting.  less

    internet-research recruiting customer-service editing virtual-assistant translation-english-russian proofreading 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 654 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • VA/Amazon/Ebay/Lead n Product Researcher/LinkedIn/Data Entry/Nijuyon

    One of the Top 5% of Successful/Talented oDesk Freelancers for year 2013 Skills: VA Web researching Article researching/writing Copywriter Data Entry, can type 45 wpm with 98% accuracy. Data mining/gathering Search for email address Lead & Product Researcher … more

    One of the Top 5% of Successful/Talented oDesk Freelancers for year 2013 Skills: VA Web researching Article researching/writing Copywriter Data Entry, can type 45 wpm with 98% accuracy. Data mining/gathering Search for email address Lead & Product Researcher Product comparison Email handling Amazon kindle promotion Facebook and Twitter Marketing Blogs data gathering Google Spreadsheet Google Advanced Search Alexa Ranking Keywordspy Highwire (Invoice printing) Screen capture Terapeak Nijuyon (eBay listing) Japan Post (labels) Merchant Run (invoice for eBay) Product Mapping Picture re-sizing Dropbox Real Estate Search ( Property Web Estimate): www.trulia.com www.zillow.com www.homes.com Social Media: LinkedIn ( People, Company, Email address ) Facebook ( Company, Email address, # of Followers ) Twitter ( Twitter ID, Location, # of Followers ) Instagram ( IDs, Email address, # of Followers) , Photo tagging to create looks Amazon Services: Product Search Search for competitor sellers Search for Top Rated sellers Comparing items between Amazon.com and Amazon.co.jp Comparing items between Amazon.com and eBay Competitor’s brands searching To search prime products FBA/ROI Camelcamelcamel Seller Central Email handling, delivery checklist eBay Services: Product Search Search for sold items Search for Popular items eBay listings Search for competitor sellers Worked in a Consultancy firm, as: Accounts Officer Duties: Follow up clients for their documents by sending email and text every week. Arrange client’s documents before lodging it to Canada. Recruitment Officer Duties: Recruiting, selecting and scheduling interviews with potential employees for a particular company. Post job ads, searches resumes in data banks, prepares the CVs and correspondence to forward to client companies. Has almost 3 yrs working experience as an Outbound Call Center Agent in Dell (Healthcare Account in US). Has 5 yrs working experience as a Researcher/Encoder/QA in a Real Estate non voice BPO company. You may check my work history and client’s feedback for reference. Looking forward working with you. Thanks  less

    virtual-assistant internet-research recruiting google-searching microsoft-excel data-entry google-docs google-spreadsheet clerical-skills proofreading email-handling sendmail customer-service spreadsheets data-mining facebook-marketing 00 more less
    • $6.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5010 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 51 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 16 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Health and Technology Writer/Copywriter

    Tested **Top 10% writing/ Top 10% marketing** I am an online writer with a technical sales, marketing and customer support background. If your business needs an American writer with high attention to detail that is sales-minded while still connecting with … more

    Tested **Top 10% writing/ Top 10% marketing** I am an online writer with a technical sales, marketing and customer support background. If your business needs an American writer with high attention to detail that is sales-minded while still connecting with people- I should be your top choice. I also manage a team of American writers that assist in creating content that meets my high standards. If you need high quality content written or low-quality content fixed we are up for the job. I love to write, and it shows in my work. I write in a conversational, easy-to-read style that is perfect for the Internet. I'm actually a lot more comfortable writing than I am talking, and in a perfect world, I would write all of the time. I enjoy learning new things, researching new concepts, and explaining complicated topics. I write fast and learn even faster. I hate fluff and I'm allergic to SPAM. My focus is on readability and originality. I am also excellent at making a boring article exciting and writing sales-oriented writing. My niche is health writing. I have training as a health educator, college education in science and nutrition, and personal interest in alternative medicine and wellness. I also love technology with a focus on how technology affects society. In addition to writing, I have worked in technology sales, marketing, and customer service. I am very business oriented, and love working with small businesses. I am the owner of Freelance America, an Odesk agency specializing in top quality American talent. I am seeking paid writing opportunities to challenge my skills and compensate me appropriately. Credited work is preferred, but I will ghostwrite. Rate is dependent on project.  less

    blog-writing content-writing article-writing copywriting copy-editing medical-writing proofreading e-health ebook-writing article-rewriting 00 more less
    • $30.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 315 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 21 TESTS
    GROUPS:
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  • Team Manager/Proofreader

    Over the past two (2) years, I've handled a team of proofreaders and website curators. This team consists of 17 members, who are performing various tasks that basically involve data entry and post editing. As a team leader, my … more

    Over the past two (2) years, I've handled a team of proofreaders and website curators. This team consists of 17 members, who are performing various tasks that basically involve data entry and post editing. As a team leader, my tasks are as follows: - give reviews/feedback of my members' work - conduct monthly meetings with the team via Google Hangout or Skype - create month-end and quarterly review reports - make weekly updates and 5/15 reports to the management team - guide the members towards the accomplishment of various special projects for the company My stint as a team manager has honed my skills: leadership, communication and interpersonal (albeit virtual). I can make things happen! :) P.S. More information about my current job will only be disclosed in a formal interview.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3704 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
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