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Professional Editors

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Post your professional editing job on oDesk and find editors and writers with excellent grammar skills and content editing experience to check the grammar and syntax of your work, propose new ideas to integrate into your original concept, and improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your content. They can also edit and proofread magazine articles; clean up books; check and improve school essays or academic papers; and edit training guides, student workbooks or online courses.

Editing is the process of organizing, correcting and modifying an author’s original idea in order to produce a consistent and complete work. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find content editors, copywriters and book editors to read through and correct your topic-specific web content or books, or post-editors and proofreaders who can review machine-translated text on your behalf.

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Editing Job Cost Overview

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

oDesk Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,006 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Editing project on oDesk.

Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

4.80

Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Writer / Rater / Business Developement

    A bachelor's degree in biology added concise technical writing to my repertoire. Melding structure and flow from my creative writing beginnings, I found it is possible to create well rounded, observant and interesting technical writing. Though my body of … more

    A bachelor's degree in biology added concise technical writing to my repertoire. Melding structure and flow from my creative writing beginnings, I found it is possible to create well rounded, observant and interesting technical writing. Though my body of work is mainly academic, I am eager to apply the skills I've learned to all tasks oDesk presents.  less

    biography-writing technical-writing technical-analysis internet-research research-papers blog-writing public-relations advertising project-management environmental-science editing 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Grant Writer, Creative Writer, & Non-Profit Management Consultant

    ** For grant writing, I charge $50/hour, plus 5% commission on successful grants, OR $100/hour with no commission. ** "Des, Your articles are very well written and I really look forward to growing our operation into something bigger so I … more

    ** For grant writing, I charge $50/hour, plus 5% commission on successful grants, OR $100/hour with no commission. ** "Des, Your articles are very well written and I really look forward to growing our operation into something bigger so I can better compensate you in the future." -Current oDesk Client "We could not have landed that last Capital grant without you. Now our kids will have a new science center with your help to get over this final 'hump' and finish out our campaign with a bang!" -2011 Non-Profit Client (I wrote several grants for them) "Desiree- GREAT job on the article! You really know what you're doing. Thanks for all your hard work!" -Recent oDesk Client "Thanks for your help in editing my eBook. Your ideas really helped to bring everything together. It was great working with you and I'll let you know when I'm done with the next book." -Recent oDesk Client I am down-to-earth and easy to work with. I have the ability to manipulate words in creative, technical, and professional formats. I am intelligent and extremely internet savvy. Even if you just need a little help editing, I'm your girl. YOU tell me what you need and I can do it! A little more...  I have successfully worked as a high-level non-profit executive for 13 years with professional writing, grant writing, fundraising, marketing, and sales experience. After being encouraged by many to write professionally, I recently left the executive world and moved west to finish writing my book in Oregon and take a less-stressful fundraising position at a private school. Now I have extra time to contract my writing, marketing, and consulting talents to companies looking for a little extra help. Please find more details in my SKILLS section and please let me know if you have any questions.  less

    grant-writing editing creative-writing blog-writing business-writing seo technical-writing microsoft-word 00 more less
    • $55.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Translator and Article Writer

    My expertise is in the field of language, with plenty of translation, editing, and search engine optimization article writing experience. My passion is to provide you with quality, original work at the lowest costs possible in the shortest amount of … more

    My expertise is in the field of language, with plenty of translation, editing, and search engine optimization article writing experience. My passion is to provide you with quality, original work at the lowest costs possible in the shortest amount of time. As a native speaker of both English and Chinese, I am willing to take responsibility of any English or Chinese language-related projects, including translation, editing, rewriting, and writing projects (SEO, LSI, how-to, content, etc.) at the lowest possible reasonable price while maintaining the level of excellence that is expected of any writing professional.  less

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    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • CHINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Senior Editor with more than 20 years experience

    I am a project manager and editor with more than 20 years experience in online and print industries: Project manager: I manage projects of all sizes from start to finish, including overseeing strategy, design, coding, SEO and Social Media for … more

    I am a project manager and editor with more than 20 years experience in online and print industries: Project manager: I manage projects of all sizes from start to finish, including overseeing strategy, design, coding, SEO and Social Media for digital projects. Facilitation: I am a trained facilitator who has lead numerous strategy meetings with companies such as Ingersoll Rand and Georgia Aquarium. Editing: Editor of a health and fitness section of a newspaper in which I wrote a column each week, created and developed content plan, including scheduling freelance writers and editors. Worked as a sports editor where I was in charge of editors and designers. I also wrote headlines, captions and edited stories. I am very good at meeting tight deadlines, and my teams were responsible for meeting multiple nightly deadlines in addition to longer-term deadlines.  less

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    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
  • Premier Professional Copywriter & Admissions Essay Expert

    With a Master's in English and a well-earned reputation for the highest quality work, I'm Amy D., one of the best copywriters you'll find here on oDesk! I have dozens of delighted clients, whom I've assisted … more

    With a Master's in English and a well-earned reputation for the highest quality work, I'm Amy D., one of the best copywriters you'll find here on oDesk! I have dozens of delighted clients, whom I've assisted with website content, blog posts, product descriptions, admissions essays, travel writing, and so much more. ***Placed 5th Overall on U.S. Academic Writing Test*** ***Placed 15th on Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)*** A copywriter by trade, I can create relevant, unique, and attention-getting content for your website, blog, or product descriptions. I possess superior writing skills, keen attention to detail, superb spelling, and also a great deal of creativity. In addition to copywriting, I am an experienced editor of college and university admissions essays. I've helped countless clients here on oDesk and beyond make their essays the best they can be. Previous clients have even been accepted into Ivy League schools! An avid world traveler, I run a travel blog and photography business, and have experience creating informative, lively, and engaging travel articles and material for travel websites or guidebooks. Please contact me and we can discuss your project. My rates are reasonable, given the fantastic quality of the writing & editing you'll receive! Cheers!  less

    copywriting content-writing blog-writing editing proofreading travel-writing article-writing cover-letter-writing internet-research data-entry 00 more less
    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 9 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
  • Inspiring copy, meticulously crafted

    EYE-CATCHING COPY FOR THE NUMB AT HEART! It's the essence of your unique message that makes it unforgettable. I know how to identify that essence and motivate the reader to act. I'll give you text that entertains as … more

    EYE-CATCHING COPY FOR THE NUMB AT HEART! It's the essence of your unique message that makes it unforgettable. I know how to identify that essence and motivate the reader to act. I'll give you text that entertains as it informs and copy that arrives on time, at a decent price. I have superior technical skills and decades of experience, coupled with a good understanding of what moves us as humans and why we decide to commit. "..Absolutely brilliant, outstanding job. I cannot even believe how good these are. What a blessing to have hired this writer!"  less

    copywriting content-writing article-writing blog-writing creative-writing editing copy-editing real-estate-idx 00 more less
    • $31.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2921 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Innovative Writer And SEO Specialist

    My services enable you to hire one person only who can simultaneously create effective content and optimize it for the search engines. I specialize in developing and editing content that maintains interest and compels conversions. All production is absolutely unique … more

    My services enable you to hire one person only who can simultaneously create effective content and optimize it for the search engines. I specialize in developing and editing content that maintains interest and compels conversions. All production is absolutely unique and will be optimized to comply with current search engine algorithm protocols. Today, more than ever in the past, unique, touching, emotional, and engaging content writing is key to the success of any Internet or business venture. I utilize my creative writing abilities to effectively promote products and services on the web. I also excel at developing any literary vehicle including original prose and commentary. My style is unique and creates demand. My writing history is varied: website content, blog posts, poetry, short stories, my kids' homework, and subversive espionage solicitations from third world countries. With my SEO background, my writing will always be search engine-friendly and fully optimized. I work well with other site builders. Creative writing is more to me than work; it is a passion and one I embrace with complete enthusiasm and dedication.  less

    copy-editing editing creative-writing 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 835 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 42 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
    GROUPS:
  • SEO | WordPress | HTML | Writing

    FIXED RATE ODESK JOBS ONLY. I enjoy WordPress and on-page SEO. Many of my clients' sites have page 1 Google.com natural search results for a wide variety of different search phrases. Although I do fixed rate oDesk jobs ONLY … more

    FIXED RATE ODESK JOBS ONLY. I enjoy WordPress and on-page SEO. Many of my clients' sites have page 1 Google.com natural search results for a wide variety of different search phrases. Although I do fixed rate oDesk jobs ONLY, my hourly rate is about $14 an hour. My on-page SEO work includes inserting or improving the meta title, meta description and meta keywords on each page of your site, SEO-editing existing page main area text content, inserting or improving image alt and title tags, inserting or improving navigation tab title tags, providing two or three internal links (anchor tags) in the main text content area of your pages) I'm not a fast worker, but I am meticulous and almost obsessive about giving attention to detail - which would you rather prefer? JOINED ODESK 8 MARCH 2009...FIXED WORK ONLY...NO HOURLY JOBS  less

    internet-marketing social-media-marketing advertising seo wordpress article-writing blog-writing adobe-photoshop google-adsense seo-keyword-research internet-research content-writing editing web-design html image-editing 00 more less
    • $14.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 66 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 39 TESTS
  • Stock Market Writer & Editor, Stock Analyst, Online Marketing Manager

    I have worked as a financial writer covering the small-cap and micro-cap segments of the US stock market, mostly the OTC and Pink Sheets markets since 2010. The equities traded on these segments are also known as penny stocks, or … more

    I have worked as a financial writer covering the small-cap and micro-cap segments of the US stock market, mostly the OTC and Pink Sheets markets since 2010. The equities traded on these segments are also known as penny stocks, or stocks below $5 per share. During my career as a financial reporter I have written articles and newsletters, maintained various databases, and led several educational venues about this specific niche of the stock market. I have also been the editor-in-chief and marketing manager of http://stockreich.com/ where I acquired additional skills in online marketing, such as skills in SEO and SEM, Adwords and Adsense campaigns, keyword research, Google DFP Small Business, FOREX, Binary Options and Stock Brokers affiliate programs. I also posses advanced MS Excel skills. I can share my skills and experience with those who need assistance in this business by offering the following services: 1. Consulting. 2. Tuition. 3. Newsletter campaign preparation. 5. Technical and fundamental analysis. 6. Financial content writing. 7. Basic SEO services. Choosing me, you can be sure that you will get high quality, timely work and will always receive special attention for your project.  less

    article-writing web-content-management financial-analysis technical-analysis editing proofreading negotiation internet-research seo-keyword-research translation-english-bulgarian content-writing google-analytics google-adwords google-adsense seo voice-over russian virtual-assistant ap-style-writing news-writing-style 00 more less
    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 746 HOURS
    • BULGARIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 16 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 16 TESTS
  • Writer/Researcher/Business Consultant

    ***Welcome to my regular Media Piston clients. I am glad you found me.*** During the past twenty five years, I have worked both independently and as a team member in small businesses related to the mental health profession as well … more

    ***Welcome to my regular Media Piston clients. I am glad you found me.*** During the past twenty five years, I have worked both independently and as a team member in small businesses related to the mental health profession as well as in the food and beverage industry. During this time I have developed expertise in market research, advertising, customer service, management and consulting and my goal is to use these skills in the online market place. I have worked as a project manager and writer part-time for the past four years. I am proficient in writing SEO articles and website content in a variety of niches including health related fields, relationships, and real estate. Additionally, I write white papers, newsletters, press releases, and translational medicine articles. I am also proficient in putting together Power Point presentations. I meet deadlines with relevant and original well-written content that adheres to the guidelines set forth by my clients.  less

    content-writing editing research-papers internet-research proofreading virtual-assistant project-management 00 more less
    • $19.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 100 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
    GROUPS:
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