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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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oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

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

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.77.

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Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Writer / SEO / Web Project Manager

    Greetings. My main area of expertise: 1. Creative // Technical // News // Magazine -writing 2. HTML Website - Apart from writing SEO friendly articles for your business, I can also unify those into a competitive and neat-looking HTML web site. Please feel free … more

    Greetings. My main area of expertise: 1. Creative // Technical // News // Magazine -writing 2. HTML Website - Apart from writing SEO friendly articles for your business, I can also unify those into a competitive and neat-looking HTML web site. Please feel free to submit a request for a free sample. Since I am new to this site, I am willing to initially provide some free work, and hopefully gain your respect. I have the understanding that free contractors and jobs available are both unique entities, especially when related to each other for optimal match. Therefore, my objective is also my clients' objective: I plan to invest everything I've got in every single project I'm involved. I am also very easy to work with and communicate (Skype - kanjimanji) Thank you for taking time to verify my credentials! Working hours: 9am - 9pm GMT+1 -Yuliyan  less

    image-editing image-processing photo-editing photo-manipulation creative-writing news-writing-style copy-editing proofreading information-design 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • BULGARIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 0 TESTS
  • Podcast Editor and Transcriptionist

    My name is Marie, and I help people launch and maintain their podcasts. :) Just give me the raw interview and I will take care of the rest! My services include: 1. Audio clean up using Audacity/Adobe Audition [removing background … more

    My name is Marie, and I help people launch and maintain their podcasts. :) Just give me the raw interview and I will take care of the rest! My services include: 1. Audio clean up using Audacity/Adobe Audition [removing background noise, clicking, hissing, volume leveling, etc. ] 2. Editing of the interview [I make the speaker(s) sound good and do smart edits to keep the fluidity of the conversation -- removing ums, and ahs, long pauses, false starts, and more] 3. Adding different sections like intro, midroll, outro, sponsor ads, etc. 4. Adding tags to the MP3 file using ID3 Editor. 5. Uploading to Libsyn/Soundcloud [whatever host you use] 6. Submitting podcast to different channels/directories like iTunes, Stitcher and more. 7. Creating a post on WordPress [including the show notes and links to the things mentioned in the podcast.] 8. Full transcript of the podcast. 9. Sharing the new episode on Social media [Facebook, Twitter, etc.] Feel free to message me if you have any questions. Thanks!  less

    proofreading technical-documentation internet-research audio-editing audio-postediting wordpress transcription 00 more less
    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1590 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • English-Spanish Translator, Article Writer, Proofreader, Transcriber

    Professional freelancer, skilled in writing, translating and proofreading. More than 20 passed tests in oDesk. Fluent in English (First Certificate level), and native Spanish speaker, can efficiently translate to this languages. Amateur writer with more than 15 texts published, and … more

    Professional freelancer, skilled in writing, translating and proofreading. More than 20 passed tests in oDesk. Fluent in English (First Certificate level), and native Spanish speaker, can efficiently translate to this languages. Amateur writer with more than 15 texts published, and experienced in this platform with content writing and article writing jobs. Programming knowledge, in Visual Basic and Visual Basic .NET. Created the Countryball World PC game. Went to Escuela Superior de Comercio Carlos Pellegrini, one of the most important in Argentina. Studied English at Asociación Argentina de Cultura Inglesa. Currently studying Political Science at the Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA), renowned college of Latin America. I aim to work on interesting jobs and tasks that require my language knowledge, but also in those that aren't very complex or tricky; I'm highly efficient working on simple texts (for example from applications, websites, articles, books, blogs and similars) and that is my main preference while taking and applying in a job. I will always turn around a good quality work, within the defined deadline, and I'm open to comments, questions and critics everytime. I'm a very reliable, responsible, dedicated, experienced and comprehensive person, also when comes to personal difficulties, and I expect the same from my clients. As a proof of my knowledge, you can see some of my passed tests in oDesk: - 5.00/5.00 in Spanish Spelling Skills Test (1st Place in oDesk) - 4.65/5.00 in English to Spanish Translation Test (Top 10%) - 3.40/5.00 in Spanish Proofreading Skills (Top 10%) - 4.40/5.00 in U.S. English Basic Skills (Top 10%) - 4.50/5.00 in Spanish Grammar Test (Top 10%) - 4.25/5.00 in Spanish To English Translation Skills Test - 3.60/5.00 in Content Writing Skills Test (Top 10%) - 4.25/5.00 in Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version) (Top 20%) - 2.75/5.00 in UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style) (Top 20%) - 4.90/5.00 in English Spelling Test (U.S. Version) (Top 20%) - 4.60/5.00 in Spanish Word Usage Test (Top 20%) In programming tests: - 3.00/5.00 in Visual Basic 6 Test (Top 20%). Thanks for reading and hope you contact me! Ramiro  less

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    • $9.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 28 HOURS
    • ARGENTINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 20 TESTS
  • American SQLSrvr/Access Developer, Sales Exec, EN-ES Translator/Editor

    *MS SQL Server/MS Access/VB/VBA RDBMS software application architect/business analyst/programmer/tester/implementer/system and DB administrator; *MS Office/MS Excel programmer. *B to B Sales & Sales Executive/Director, Direct/Indirect Marketing Executive *Technology, Real Estate, Financial … more

    *MS SQL Server/MS Access/VB/VBA RDBMS software application architect/business analyst/programmer/tester/implementer/system and DB administrator; *MS Office/MS Excel programmer. *B to B Sales & Sales Executive/Director, Direct/Indirect Marketing Executive *Technology, Real Estate, Financial/Banking, Tourism/Travel, Public Utilities, etc. *Translator, writer, editor, proofreader, and teacher - experience on 4 continents; *Native spoken/written in English and Spanish, and experience with additional languages, including French, German, Italian, and Tagalog; *Teachers and English/Spanish translation/instruction training in USA, Europe, and Latin America; *ESL/EFL/TOEFL/TESOL/business/conversational/pronunciation (phonetics/phonology) instruction; *Kindergarten through high/prep school, and private tutoring of all ages and materials; *EN-ES/ES-EN translation of general text, business, web, medical and information technology materials; *Freelance, creative, travel, journalistic, medical and information technology writing; *Proofreading.  less

    database-design database-programming database-administration microsoft-access vba microsoft-sql-server-development article-writing translation-spanish-english translation-english-spanish teaching-english proofreading 00 more less
    • $38.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 826 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Former Newspaper Editor, 7 yrs Experience as a Proofreader/Copy Editor

    I am a professional editor with 6 years of experience working in the newsroom at a major U.S. newspaper, The Wall Street Journal. I have a BA in Journalism and Mass Media. I'm now working as a freelance … more

    I am a professional editor with 6 years of experience working in the newsroom at a major U.S. newspaper, The Wall Street Journal. I have a BA in Journalism and Mass Media. I'm now working as a freelance writer and editor based in the Bay Area. At WSJ, I edited and proofread articles for the newspaper and the website. I also managed blogs, curated the homepage, and worked on the iPad and Android apps. I specialize in quick, tight copyediting and a keen eye for grammar and style. I'm an expert at breaking down complex topics and revising clunky copy to make it flow, while maintaining the writer's voice.  less

    editing proofreading copy-editing journalism-writing wordpress microsoft-word copywriting web-content-management creative-writing fact-checking 00 more less
    • $29.50 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 140 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Top Web Researcher, Database Admin and English / German Translator

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my … more

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my living area in the Philippines. 30 Jahre Erfahrung wurde gesammelt bei Arbeit in verschiedenen Positionen. Derzeit übersetze ich für das Kreisgericht im Bezirk meines Wohnsitzes in den Philippinen. I am actually natively speaking BOTH languages since I grew up in Austria, as part of a multilingual family. Translation between both languages comes to me as natural as humanly possible. Eigentlich spreche ich Englisch und Deutsch als Muttersprache da ich einerseits in Österreich aber andererseits in einer mehr-sprachigen Familie aufgewachsen bin. Commercial English and German translation specialist, having studied at the Vienna-Austria Humboldt languages and linguistic institute. Geschäftliches oder Kommerzielles Englisch und Deutsch habe ich zusätzlich am Humboldt Institut für Sprachwissenschaft in Wien, Österreich studiert. Technical English and German was acquired due to my Bachelor in Technical Informatik and my Masters in Technical Informatik, both at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. Technisches Englisch und Deutsch habe ich mir während meines Studiums für Informatik und Masters in Informatik, beide an der Universität für Technologie in Wien, angeeignet. Database Administrator, Research and Data Entry. Ich bin auch als Datenbank Administrator und in den Richtungen Forschung und Daten Operation tätig. With my best regards, Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay  less

    translation-english-german translation-german-english database-programming database-administration proofreading adobe-pagemaker adobe-acrobat adobe-dreamweaver adobe-illustrator adobe-photoshop microsoft-excel 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3802 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Professional administration and assistancy in 3 languages

    I am Hungarian - living in Europe (CET), working in three languages: English, French and Hungarian, fluent in both written and verbal. I am good at translating (from English to French or Hungarian, from French to English or Hungarian, from Hungarian … more

    I am Hungarian - living in Europe (CET), working in three languages: English, French and Hungarian, fluent in both written and verbal. I am good at translating (from English to French or Hungarian, from French to English or Hungarian, from Hungarian to English or French), proofreading, editing documents, data entry, doing custom made presentations for businesses, drafting reports, producing and generating spreadsheet reports, building websites or editing, writing contents, using different softwares, etc. The quality of my work is professional, I prefer the straight communication. I can work with different time zones. I deliver my work on time, before the deadline.  less

    translation-english-hungarian translation-hungarian-english translation-french-english translation-english-french data-entry proofreading spreadsheets social-media-marketing content-writing html 00 more less
    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • HUNGARY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Imagineer

    I have over 10 years experience working with and designing office solutions using Excel, Access and Word. I combine strong technical skills with excellent customer service and always strive to meet customer expectations regarding specification and time. My particular strengths … more

    I have over 10 years experience working with and designing office solutions using Excel, Access and Word. I combine strong technical skills with excellent customer service and always strive to meet customer expectations regarding specification and time. My particular strengths are in systems design, data modelling and automating processes within office environments. I am seeking opportunities to design customised Information Systems and Solutions using Excel, Access and Word for small to medium sized businesses.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 61 HOURS
    • IRELAND
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 17 TESTS
  • Translator/Reviewer/Quality Control

    Over 10 years experiences, I am in charge of planning and coordinating all activities of the localization project, ensuring the quality of localization and glossary collection works, participating in the improvement and localization to Khmer of Open Source Software, ensuring … more

    Over 10 years experiences, I am in charge of planning and coordinating all activities of the localization project, ensuring the quality of localization and glossary collection works, participating in the improvement and localization to Khmer of Open Source Software, ensuring the translation from English to Khmer messages included in different Open Source computer programs, a well as translating of documentations for those programs and develop training materials. He also ensures the correct localization of multimedia applications and manual for the education system. He has also been trained and has produced training materials of the use of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in Khmer and has used them to train CSO and government staff. I am also a localization coordinator, implemented of Khmer Software Initiative Project of the Open Institute- which is mainly involving in planning and coordinating all activities of the localization project, ensuring the quality of localization and glossary collection works, participating in the improvement and localization to Khmer of Open Source Software, ensuring the translation from English to Khmer messages included in different Open Source computer programs such as office suite (Open Office, LibreOffice), operating system (openSUSE, Ubuntu), desktop environment (KDE, GNOME), content management system (Moodle, Drupal), web browser (Firefox), e-mail client (Thunderbird), IVR systems -Kazoo, Verboice and Ushahidi platform and translating of documentations for those programs and develop training materials and also ensuring the correct localization of multimedia applications and manual for education system. Beside this responsibilities, he translates some kinds of technological and pedagogical documentations. I also have experiences in developing training materials and provide training to government officials and NGOs staff.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 71 HOURS
    • CAMBODIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Master's Degree in Computer Science

    An outline of my skills and experiences will show what I have to offer, I am professional in: -Web Development : html5, xhtml, CSS, PHP, JavaScript , jQuery, Resposnive Web Design, SEO, xml, ASP.NET using C# and VB -Integrated development environment … more

    An outline of my skills and experiences will show what I have to offer, I am professional in: -Web Development : html5, xhtml, CSS, PHP, JavaScript , jQuery, Resposnive Web Design, SEO, xml, ASP.NET using C# and VB -Integrated development environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Netbeans, Eclipse, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. -Database: SQL, SQL server 2008R2, MySQL, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL and Data warehouse. -Programming language: C# ,java , python, Visual Basic, C++. -Office Suite: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), SharePoint. -Design and Multimedia: Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop and Acrobat X Pro). -Operating System: Windows(XP, Vista, 7,8), Linux(Ubuntu, Red Hat), IOS. -Networking: Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) model, LAN, VLAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, switch, Access point and Router Configuration. -Modeling language : Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Merise. -Architecture and Mechanical engineering: Technical drawing, Architectural drawing. -Management: Human Resource management. -languages: English, French and Arabic. I am at your disposal to DO THE BEST.  less

    html5 css3 javascript jquery php mysql seo cpanel c# asp.net java uml adobe-dreamweaver adobe-acrobat translation css transcription arabic french microsoft-excel microsoft-word microsoft-access microsoft-powerpoint microsoft-outlook-development netbeans mechanical-engineering sql microsoft-visual-studio microsoft-excel-powerpivot xhtml computer-networking web-design object-oriented-design education-technology distance-education translation-english-arabic translation-english-french translation-french-english translation-arabic-english proofreading html ftp oracle-database oracle-forms sparx-systems-enterprise-architect oracle-database-administration t-sql database-design database-programming database-management database-modeling data-mining data-warehousing data-analysis etl olap oltp business-intelligence microsoft-business-intelligence-studio human-resource-management r cisco-ios postgresql vmware-administration google-analytics information-architecture eclipse c c++ pascal jquery-mobile regular-expressions project-management oop internet-marketing website-development social-media-marketing website-wireframing wordpress joomla web-content-management drupal phpbb microsoft-visual-c++ 00 more less
    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 82 HOURS
    • ALGERIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 18 TESTS
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