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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, 1,764 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

1,764

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 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Trained journalist and expert writer

    I am an experienced journalist covering a wide range of topics (mostly culture/lifestyle) on both physical and digital platforms for many different media outlets. I have been professionally trained in journalism and continually gain more knowledge and a greater … more

    I am an experienced journalist covering a wide range of topics (mostly culture/lifestyle) on both physical and digital platforms for many different media outlets. I have been professionally trained in journalism and continually gain more knowledge and a greater understanding of this fascinating industry. As well as journalism I have written freelance for a number of PR agencies (in particular writing press releases). Skills include: • In-depth writing for all media platforms • Creating engrossing and interesting copy on any subject • Media marketing techniques (online and offline) • SEO and social media implementation  less

    content-writing press-release-writing copywriting creative-writing blog-writing seo proofreading 00 more less
    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 25 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Programming, SEO, Social media & Marketing

    I have been working as project manager since 2011. My responsibilities are to handle all tasks what come from company owners, share them to our employees and check the results. I have a small company as well, where my programmers … more

    I have been working as project manager since 2011. My responsibilities are to handle all tasks what come from company owners, share them to our employees and check the results. I have a small company as well, where my programmers work in their free time. I am an IT enginner, I finished my College at Budapest, Hungary. Over the past 4 years I have developed many marketing concepts as well, including the redesign of our main websites, handling our media events and parties (offlince and online promotions), developing our coupons and discount. I have up-to-date SEO and social media knowledge, our main websites get many customers from satellite sites. We are active on Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google Plus, Pinterest and Reddit. All of our employees were recruited by me, I found our programmers, designers, article writers, seo and social media workers on the internet. I have worked with employees from almost whole Europe, from German to Ukraine, from Spain to Romania. We can help you to develop your newly launched website, introducing it to the market via SEO and Social media. All of our programmers are Wordpress expert, and they know the latest web technologies, including PHP5, CSS3, JQuery, Javascript and much more. Please check our portfolio for the details. We are available through Skype as well!  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 378 HOURS
    • HUNGARY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 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:
  • Marketing, Strategy, and Editing Specialist

    Multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective campaigns. Seasoned in developing marketing strategies, analyses, event planning, public relations, and editing. Proven track record of resource optimization, leadership skills, and exceeding corporate expectations.

    marketing-strategy editing proofreading business-plans b2b-marketing brand-marketing social-media-marketing copy-editing 00 more less
    • $28.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Experienced Writer and Social Media Manager

    As an experienced and educated writer with over five years of experience, I am comfortable writing everything from professional documents to colloquial-style blog posts. Through my experience creating, rewriting, and proofreading content for various professional websites, I have honed my … more

    As an experienced and educated writer with over five years of experience, I am comfortable writing everything from professional documents to colloquial-style blog posts. Through my experience creating, rewriting, and proofreading content for various professional websites, I have honed my writing skills and I feel confident that I can deliver a quality product. My expertise lies in the fashion and beauty fields. I have worked with multiple professional websites and blogs to create website content and social media success.  less

    research-papers article-writing blog-writing business-writing content-writing copywriting cover-letter-writing creative-writing editing proofreading social-media-marketing facebook-marketing google-docs pinterest-marketing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 68 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • REAL ESTATE RESEARCHER|EXCEL REPORTS|DATA SCRAPING|BLOG WRITING|EZINE

    I have an ACCOUNTING DEGREE but my CAPABILITIES are not limited to numbers. I am a WELL DRIVEN MULTITASKING INDIVIDUAL, EFFICIENT and READY to accept new ideas that will help my client achieve his business objectives and also help develop … more

    I have an ACCOUNTING DEGREE but my CAPABILITIES are not limited to numbers. I am a WELL DRIVEN MULTITASKING INDIVIDUAL, EFFICIENT and READY to accept new ideas that will help my client achieve his business objectives and also help develop my craft. I specialize in RESEARCHING CONTACT INFO for REAL ESTATE AGENTS & PROPERTY DETAILS.I Do, DATA SCRAPING & REPORT it in EXCEL. I AM WHAT YOU'RE LOOKING FOR! I can also do WRITING TASKS like: Blogging, Article Writing, Content Writing, Product Descriptions, Reviews/Testimonials, Business Writing, Rewriting, Proof Reading, Copy Editing ARTICLE SUBMISSION/BLOG POSTING to: Ezinearticles.com, articlesbase.com, goarticles.com, isnare.com, WordPress, and Blogger SOCIAL MEDIA NETWORKING: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT: Bookkeeping, Data entry, Data Scraping, Internet Researach Typing (45WPM), MS Word Documents, MS Excel Spreadsheet, MS PowerPoint, Google Docs, Web Research, Account/Profile Creation I will utilize all my potentials by doing tasks assigned to me in a very professional, honest, organized way and as accurate as possible.  less

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    • $5.99 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 596 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 18 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Social Media Marketer, Copywriter and Proofreader

    A US citizen, currently working and living in Lima, Peru, I am looking to further advance my writing career and continue building a global portfolio as I live my life abroad experiencing new cultures. I have spent the last 5 … more

    A US citizen, currently working and living in Lima, Peru, I am looking to further advance my writing career and continue building a global portfolio as I live my life abroad experiencing new cultures. I have spent the last 5 years traveling and living abroad (UK, New Zealand, Portugal, Brazil, Uruguay and Peru) working as an English teacher and providing support for different companies in the creation, review and proofreading of documents and advertisements. I have even done some voice work for recordings. Currently, I am working in Peru for a real estate company helping them improve their social media presence and creating SEO relevant content to increase their ranking and relevance.  less

    blog-commenting blog-writing content-writing social-media-marketing proofreading copywriting 00 more less
    • $12.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Professional Writer and Administrative Support Specialist

    I am a professional writer with a Bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing from George Mason University. My professional experience includes the writing, editing and proofreading of articles, emails, letters and other documents. I am also experienced in … more

    I am a professional writer with a Bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing from George Mason University. My professional experience includes the writing, editing and proofreading of articles, emails, letters and other documents. I am also experienced in creating and executing direct mail marketing campaigns. In my 10 years of experience as an administrative support specialist, I have become skilled in organizing information and using it to create a streamlined, coherent, and engaging product.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Native Chinese Translator, College Assitant Professor, Marketing Pro

    *Who Am I* - Native Chinese Translator with more than 8 years of translation and adaption experience; - Assistant Professor with 13 years of teaching experience for college students majoring in Business and English; - Marketing Pro with strong marketing and economic law … more

    *Who Am I* - Native Chinese Translator with more than 8 years of translation and adaption experience; - Assistant Professor with 13 years of teaching experience for college students majoring in Business and English; - Marketing Pro with strong marketing and economic law education background and proven work records; - Internet-Marketing Specialist with 1 year industry experience; and - Freelance writer with literary works published. * What I Can Do for You* - Translation: English to Chinese/Mandarin translation, proofreading, adaption and trans-creation. Specialty areas cover Marketing (esp. Internet Marketing), Education, Business, Law, Telecommunications, Electronics &IT. - Writing: copywriting, creative writing, technical writing, soft text, blog creation and writing, e-book production, forum posting - Internet-marketing: Chinese Wordpress, keywords development, Chinese SEO, Chinese SEM (Chinese local search engine ads), Chinese SMM, Chinese local C2C research or sourcing, Chinese local B2B research or sourcing, industry websites promotion, social bookmarking, e-mail marketing, SNS marketing, links exchange, SEO analysis - Sales & Marketing: China market research, sourcing, factory research * Why Me* *Why Hire Me as a Translator* - Over the past 8 years, I have translated more than 10 million words for such major clients as Dun & Brastreet, TNS, State Information Center of China, Dell, FedEx, Dow, Giesecke & Devrient, Kotler, IATA, K&L Gates, Huawei, ZTE, Motorola and Textappeal). Trust me like they trust me as a skillful and professional craftsman in revitalizing language power and adding real value to language in translation and adaption! *Why Hire Me as a Marketing Consultant or Sourcing Agent* - My comprehensive education and training background covering business and trade, Economic Law and Internet Marketing, 6 years of teaching experience in using such textbooks as Steven P. Robinson's Management, Philip Kotler's Principles of Marketing, George Belch and Michael Belch's Advertising and Promotion: An Integrated Marketing Communications Perspective, Top 10% scores in oDesk marketing tests, and 1 year industry experience in At0086.com, the largest integrated service portal for foreigners coming to China and a foreign trade company render me unique market insights esp. into the import and export market, making me your best partner helping you enter China market, source from China, do market researches and factory researches, etc. *Why Hire Me as a Web Marketing Specialist* - In the past year (Jan. 2011-Dec.2011), I was sent by my college to work in a foreign-oriented service company (At0086.com) and a foreign trade company in an exchange program. I worked as the Head of Editing & Promotion and Head of Internet Marketing and Business Development respectively, earning hands-on experience in webpage design, UI review, web content provision, SEO, SEM, SMM,SNS marketing, email marketing, blog marketing, B2B marketing, ads copywriting, and creative marketing. *Why Hire Me as a Copywriter* - My B.A. in Business and Trade English, M.A. in English Language and Literature, 13 years of teaching experience for college English majors and Top 10% scores in oDesk tests for writing professionals are strong evidence of my mastery of English language and writing. - My intrinsic interest in Chinese literature, my enormous Chinese reading list and never-ceasing Chinese literary works creation experience render me deeper understanding of Chinese language and better writing techniques than average Chinese.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6 HOURS
    • CHINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 9 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Translator and Proofreader

    English to Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) Arabic to Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) to English Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) to Arabic English to Arabic … more

    English to Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) Arabic to Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) to English Kurdish(Sorani & Kurmanji) to Arabic English to Arabic  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 0 HOURS
    • POLAND
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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