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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, 2,087 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

2,087

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 4.79.

4.79
Last updated: May 1, 2015
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Nenad Arsovski

Nenad Arsovski

Data Entry Specialist/Web Research/Business Servic...

Macedonia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

I can say for myself that I am providing excellent service with timely and accurate results. I have multiple skills for administrative support, business services and marketing. Also a data entry lover with 50-60 WPM. My top priority is client satisfaction and quality work. I speak fluent English, Serbian and Croatian.

$7.00 /hr
14 hours
4.84
Allison P.

Allison P.

Strategic Communications Professional

United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Allison is a strategic communications and public relations specialist with 6 years of experience. Her broad-ranging skills include: strategic communications program development, technical writing, public relations planning and project management. She has experience drafting and editing executive-level press releases and reports; writing website copy; and translating technical concepts into high-level communications pieces. She would like to be considered for the following projects: - Drafting press releases - Writing web content - Researching and writing news articles - Proofreading and editing - Strategic communications planning

$35.00 /hr
137 hours
4.78
Larry Michel

Larry Michel

VP/Director of Sales and Marketing, Executive Writ...

United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 4

An executive writer and so much more (Direct-Response Copywriter and Internet Research Specialist) with over twenty years experience in writing everything from direct ads to newsletter copy, Internet sales letters to direct mail ads and display, and everything in between! Executive in sales and marketing with over 25 years experience in both outside and inside sales; 15 in Internet sales. Specialize in writing all things real estate/finance oriented, and selling virtually ANYTHING!! I have researched and written training manuals and constructed PowerPoint presentation materials, as well as videos for YouTube and other formats. I have completed myriad research projects for writing teams, particularly in all things financial, many health/nutrition products and sales/marketing newsletters and strategies. Also offer intermediate fluency in French; beginner/intermediate in Spanish.

$27.50 /hr
1,593 hours
4.84
Maria krissna isabele C.

Maria krissna isabele C.

Ebook Writer, Content and Copy Writer, Social Medi...

Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

I have an extensive experience in writing for traditional and new media. Before becoming a full-time freelancer, I worked as a content writer, copy writer and marketing representative for a lifestyle website based here in the Philippines; prior to that, I was a writer and over-all production head for a TV station here in our region. As an additional sideline, I currently write articles and press releases for our city's tourism office and I also handle projects for a local creative media group (film and photo).

$5.00 /hr
21 hours
4.90
Rizwan M.

Rizwan M.

Real Estate|LinkedIn|Research|Word|Excel|Data Anal...

Pakistan - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 8

A Good CERTIFIED Contractor – every team needs one, and there’s none better than me.... When hiring a contractor on any marketplace like oDesk, it will be made as stress free as possible when you take on somebody with honesty, integrity, knowledge and expertise..... Somebody who is committed to achieving the best possible result for you. Above all, you need to deal with a person you can relate to and trust implicitly - which is why my focus is on creating a relationship of respect and trust with all my clients. 80% of my work is either repeat or referral..... it's not hard to see why....

$5.00 /hr
11,237 hours
5.00
Danica anne L.

Danica anne L.

Efficient in Data Entry, Advertising and Article W...

Philippines - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 3

I have vast knowledge in data entry and book keeping from working as an assistant secretary at a small sugar company based here at my hometown namely, QM Agro Industrial. I've also worked for at a rental company where we build, set and update ads in multiple websites, make leases and assist clients on issues with property maintenance and finance. I've also worked part-time as a Auditor/Bookkeeper at Nursing Home. I am a registered nurse from 2012 up to the present. In my college days I had worked at my school's newspaper ("The Spectrum"-University of St. La Salle) as feature writer and proofreader. I am fully capable of multi-tasking; all without diminishing or risking a high quality output in the end. Because of my nursing background I am very skillful in triaging and prioritizing different tasks. I can swiftly read, understand and document files. I can also type efficiently and am competent with MS Word, MS Excel, basic html.

$4.00 /hr
2,510 hours
5.00
Maricar I.

Maricar I.

Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 51

Top Rated Freelancer for year 2015 and One of the Top 5% of Successful/Talented oDesk Freelancers for year 2013 Skills: VA Lead & Product Researcher Web researching Article researching/writing Copywriter Data Entry, can type 45 wpm with 98% accuracy. Data mining/gathering Search for email address 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 - FBA/ROI -Comparing items between Amazon.com and Amazon Japan -Comparing items between Amazon.com / eBay and other online stores Search for competitor sellers Search for Top Rated sellers Competitor’s brands searching To search prime products 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

$6.00 /hr
5,163 hours
4.96
Filip Stefanovski

Filip Stefanovski

Virtual Assistant, Marketing, Translator for Germa...

Macedonia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

Welcome on my profile I have experience with marketing, web research and data entry, translating and proofreading on English, German, Spanish, Serbian.. My advantages over others is that I am 24/7 available, I am hardworking and ambitious individual who will make everything to keep his word and satisfying the employer. I am always prepare for new job and new experience.

$5.56 /hr
554 hours
5.00
Álvaro Bernart Filho

Álvaro Bernart Filho

Expert Transcriptionist/Proofreader

Brazil - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 8

Graduated with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, currently pursuing a Technician's degree in Photography. I have worked on a number of writing-related jobs, producing content for magazines, websites, newspapers and radio stations, as well as editing and proofreading the works of other colleagues. I also have experience transcribing and proofreading audio, such as interviews, speeches, dissertations, etc.

$7.00 /hr
42 hours
4.94
Mohit Tater

Mohit Tater

Professional Writer, Blogger and Editor

United States - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

I am a professional freelance writer with over 3 years of experience in writing for the web and print media. I specialize in writing articles, blog content, eBooks, SEO articles, product descriptions and any kind of web content. Apart from this, I also offer ghostwriting, technical writing, editing and proofreading services. I have ghostwritten more than 25 eBooks for my clients. I have excellent research, writing and editing skills and excel at producing high quality content with a fast turnaround. I have a keen eye for grammatical, structural, and spelling errors which allows me to easily find errors and edit other people's work. I love what I do and here's what you'll get from me: compelling content with clean, precise, educated, native U.S. English that flows easily and reads naturally, with immaculate spelling, impeccable grammar, and perfect punctuation (the power of which should never be underestimated!) that will make you stand out and get the results you want. I am dedicated to offering my clients quality service, fast turnaround times and constant communication through Gmail and Skype. Please contact me today and I can provide you with any writing samples or additional information you may need.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00