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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
  • 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
  • Copywriter | Blogger | Proofreader | Project Coordinator

    I started freelancing full time August 2012. Since then, I have provided writing and marketing services to various industries, including finance, life insurance, marketing, and law firms. Experienced in the call center/outsourcing industry since 2004, with a diverse exposure … more

    I started freelancing full time August 2012. Since then, I have provided writing and marketing services to various industries, including finance, life insurance, marketing, and law firms. Experienced in the call center/outsourcing industry since 2004, with a diverse exposure to various fields such as hotel, finance, internet service, health care, and multimedia advertising. Strengths include process expertise and quality focus, coaching, performance analysis, people development, and enforcement of continuous improvement. I am an expert in English communication, writing, customer service, marketing, and SEO. Highly efficient and reliable, I guarantee quality work ahead of the deadline.  less

    seo-keyword-research article-writing business-writing blog-writing content-writing business-analysis data-analysis seo sem presentation-design presentations article-spinning marketing-strategy virtual-assistant proofreading newsletter-writing 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 3568 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 17 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • 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:
  • I am an experienced competent copy editor.

    I am a professional copy editor having years of experience as a copy editor for a BPO company catering to various publishing companies like Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and Wiley Blackwell. I am very much familiar with … more

    I am a professional copy editor having years of experience as a copy editor for a BPO company catering to various publishing companies like Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and Wiley Blackwell. I am very much familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style. I am a graduate of Silliman University, earning a degree on Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I am a licensed nurse. I am a highly efficient copy editor and proofreader, having a keen eye for accuracy and consistency. I have the ability to manage all aspects of editing and meet deadlines. I have been trained on the usage of the US and UK spelling. I specialize in editing medically related manuscripts but i can also provide a very satisfactory edit to non-medically related manuscripts. I have also an experience working as Telemarketer for a company.  less

    copy-editing proofreading 00 more less
    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Senior Communications Professional

    Senior corporate communications professional - with more than 15 years working on a broad range of clients - looking for freelance work so that I can spend more time with my family. Can write/edit any type of business communication with accuracy … more

    Senior corporate communications professional - with more than 15 years working on a broad range of clients - looking for freelance work so that I can spend more time with my family. Can write/edit any type of business communication with accuracy and speed. Big picture thinker who can also execute with excellence and translate ideas from theory to practice. Experienced, adaptable, organized, detail-oriented and committed to quality in everything I do.  less

    writing public-relations communications editing proofreading 00 more less
    • $55.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Experienced educator and virtual professional

    I am an experienced educator for the last eight years, specializing in Math, Special Education and ESL. I have a vast knowledge of the computer, data entry, proof reading and reports. I type 75 wpm with zero errors.

    microsoft-word data-entry microsoft-excel teaching-mathematics distance-education microsoft-powerpoint microsoft-exchange-server transcription proofreading internet-research 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 48 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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