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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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Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Team Manager/Proofreader

    Over the past two (2) years, I've handled a team of proofreaders and website curators. This team consists of 17 members, who are performing various tasks that basically involve data entry and post editing. As a team leader, my … more

    Over the past two (2) years, I've handled a team of proofreaders and website curators. This team consists of 17 members, who are performing various tasks that basically involve data entry and post editing. As a team leader, my tasks are as follows: - give reviews/feedback of my members' work - conduct monthly meetings with the team via Google Hangout or Skype - create month-end and quarterly review reports - make weekly updates and 5/15 reports to the management team - guide the members towards the accomplishment of various special projects for the company My stint as a team manager has honed my skills: leadership, communication and interpersonal (albeit virtual). I can make things happen! :) P.S. More information about my current job will only be disclosed in a formal interview.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3704 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • 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
  • RN An experienced writer specifically to creative, content, medical and technical writing. Proofreader and editor. English proficient, both oral and written. Do provide high quality customer care and service. With good computer skills: fast typing speed, experienced to microsoft excel and word Internet researcher

    article-writing content-writing blog-writing data-entry customer-service transcription microsoft-excel proofreading medical-transcription translation-english-filipino 00 more less
    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 109 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Experienced Administrative Assistant with Excellent Clerical Skills

    I would like to find job assignments that will utilize my extensive clerical skills. I am detail oriented, a self starter, and very conscientious about my job performance.

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    • $6.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 2 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Science writer

    I am looking to broaden my portfolio and would like to occupy more of my time with projects in a variety of disciplines. Although I have yet to complete my bachelor's degree, I've educated myself in physiology and … more

    I am looking to broaden my portfolio and would like to occupy more of my time with projects in a variety of disciplines. Although I have yet to complete my bachelor's degree, I've educated myself in physiology and nutrition while working in the health care industry and remain on a scholastic path. I have technical knowledge in various branches of biology, and aim to utilize my research in the production of original content, fiction and otherwise.  less

    content-writing article-writing creative-writing medical-writing travel-writing internet-research transcription proofreading 00 more less
    • $6.17 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Translation (English-Russian, English-Ukrainian), web-testing

    I am native Russian and Ukrainian speaker, have advanced level in English and Master's Degree in Economics. My competences: English-Russian, English-Ukrainian translation (different topics - economix, IT, content of web sites, literature), also I am interested in web-sites testing, developing … more

    I am native Russian and Ukrainian speaker, have advanced level in English and Master's Degree in Economics. My competences: English-Russian, English-Ukrainian translation (different topics - economix, IT, content of web sites, literature), also I am interested in web-sites testing, developing test documentation (test cases, checklists, and bug reports). I am begginer in freelancing but I consider myself to be open-minded, responsible, highly motivated and eager to learn and I am seeking opportunity to make high-quality job.  less

    translation-english-russian translation-english-ukrainian web-testing proofreading 00 more less
    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Web Developer ( PHP / JavaScript / jQuery / MySQL / PostgreSQL )

    My overall experience in software development is about 8 years. I have experience in WMS/ERP software development, its rapid deployment and a Web Development, including "high availability" projects. My last "high availability"/"high load" web project (PPC advertising network … more

    My overall experience in software development is about 8 years. I have experience in WMS/ERP software development, its rapid deployment and a Web Development, including "high availability" projects. My last "high availability"/"high load" web project (PPC advertising network) handles about 1.5 bln requests per 24h and has 36 servers. Mostly I specialize in backend development using C/C++ (Linux OS), PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle DB but I would highly accept frontend development jobs. My first business rule is to make my customer happy and I'm always open to challenging tasks and a new long-term business relationships.. I am new here as a freelancer, and very keen on building a portfolio of work. I would appreciate any opportunities of work.  less

    php c css html project-management translation-english-russian russian proofreading mysql postgresql 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 43 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 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
  • Excel/Admin/VA/PPT presentations/OpenOffice/ MailMerge/Java/HTML/CSS

    Hi! I have been working as a freelancer in oDesk for the last 5 years. I worked with lot of clients and learned so many things in my journey. I always take pride in what I do and I am … more

    Hi! I have been working as a freelancer in oDesk for the last 5 years. I worked with lot of clients and learned so many things in my journey. I always take pride in what I do and I am very reliable, responsible with good organizing skills and always meet my deadlines with no exceptions. Thanks for stopping by! ****************************************************************************** - Sun Certified Java Programmer - Creating fillable forms in Word and converting them to PDF - Admin, Virtual Assistant, Proof reading, Executive Assistant - GUI Applications using Java Swing. - Simple websites using wix - MS Office and Open Office Suite - Excel Graphs - Macros - Master documents in Word/OO Writer - Designing Logo's. - Web Research - Mail Merge - Mailing Labels - Excel Templates, VLOOKUP, removing Duplicates - PowerPoint presentations. - HTML , CSS - Xenu Link Sleuth for broken links, finding available domains **************************************************************************************** To obtain a job where my exceptional Technical and Analytical knowledge can be used. I want to establish a career as a Virtual assistant and Office admin. My goal is to provide my clients 100% quality work with honesty, hard work and by maintaining a good relationship with them. I want to be a contractor that employers find dependable and reliable.  less

    microsoft-word html logo-design microsoft-powerpoint css proofreading open-office microsoft-access 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1527 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 34 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • English-Indonesian Translator | Localization | Internet Researcher

    Why hire me? Simple! I am an experienced translator and article writer with a nice personality. Giving my best quality in all jobs is one of my policies. I have many experiences in translating documents, website contents, novel, movie subtitles … more

    Why hire me? Simple! I am an experienced translator and article writer with a nice personality. Giving my best quality in all jobs is one of my policies. I have many experiences in translating documents, website contents, novel, movie subtitles, mobile applications, articles, localization, etc. My passion is language and its culture :) I am an experienced internet researcher. I love researching something new, interesting, fun, and refreshing. I am very-detailed and efficient person. Give me great topic and several keywords and I will find the best results I can give to you! Also, you can also hire me for PCB designing and programming, especially robotic programming! I am also experienced in tutoring, making questions & answers about Physics and Mathematics. I love Science! Looking forward to work with you. Many, many smiles! :) Cheers, Nadia  less

    translation-english-indonesian translation-indonesian-english localization internet-research proofreading data-entry article-writing transcription microcontroller-programming electronics 00 more less
    • $16.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 37 HOURS
    • INDONESIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 13 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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