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

1,682

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 4.77.

4.77

Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Expert Translator / Expert in Digital Marketing

    I am passionate about translating and digital media and have geared my tertiary education, internships and recent work experience towards a career in this exciting and rapidly growing industry. I completed a Bachelor of Conference Interpreting and Translating at the … more

    I am passionate about translating and digital media and have geared my tertiary education, internships and recent work experience towards a career in this exciting and rapidly growing industry. I completed a Bachelor of Conference Interpreting and Translating at the University of Bucharest in 2007 and a Master Degree in Marketing and Multimedia at the University of Monaco in 2009 and have since been working as a translator, interpret, production assistant at the web and content development companies in different european countries. My key responsibilities include translating, formatting and proofreading website content before publication, creating and maintaining publishing schedules, and sourcing and cropping photos and other graphical content. I also update text and images on client websites using a proprietary content management system (CMS).  less

    translation proofreading administrative-support advertising trade-show-exhibition-design trademark-consulting adobe-digital-marketing-suite press-advertising 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 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
  • Designer, Editor, Publishing Consultant

    I believe that authors should not compromise when it comes to publishing their books. As a person who loves books – both reading and designing them, I am committed to your success. I strive to create high quality book designs that … more

    I believe that authors should not compromise when it comes to publishing their books. As a person who loves books – both reading and designing them, I am committed to your success. I strive to create high quality book designs that you would be proud to see on a bookstore shelf. It is my goal to guide authors just like you through the complex world of self-publishing. Since my background is in writing and editing, I make a special effort to understand the heart of your book, so that I can design a book that is not only fresh and engaging but expresses your story or message. I also understand the importance of a strong author platform. I can custom design your website so that it not only promotes your book, it enhances you as a writer. When you hire me, you will be getting a skilled publishing professional who, as the creative director of an indie publisher, has been responsible for producing numerous commercial book titles, on budget and on time. I have a MFA in Creative Writing and a BA in Strategic Management. In addition to my design accomplishments, my creative writing has been published in literary journals and anthologies. I have written an extensive amount of research papers, peer reviews, and critical essays on creative writing. I also have created educational B2B and B2C marketing PowerPoint presentations for financial services, real estate developers and building contractors, and written well-researched, SEO and other web articles on a variety of topics such as, health and well-being, baby development, and food and wine. I am available for your creative project involving: ~ Multi-page layouts for publication interiors, including fiction and nonfiction books, cookbooks, magazines, newspapers and catalogs ~ Book cover design and manuscript layout and conversion for print and ebook publication ~ Custom website design and development, including responsive design ~ Design and update of marketing materials such as flyers, marketing packages, ads, press releases, etc. ~ Production of digital assets for all visual web and email communications ~ Letterhead, business cards, business forms ~ Album art, DVD and CD inserts and packaging designs ~ Graphic and icon design ~ Web hosting and domain registration ~ WordPress consulting including installation and upgrades, plugin installation and setup ~Social media set-up and customization ~ Creative Writing (including consulting & coaching) ~ Articles (magazines and web content) ~ Editing and Proofreading Services I am committed to meeting your deadlines and providing you with high quality work. Let me help you succeed in your creative endeavors. My design portfolio can be viewed at: Abelleradesignstudio.com/publishing My writing can be viewed at: lisaabellera.wordpress.com  less

    publishing-fundamentals book-cover-design ebook-design desktop-publishing editing proofreading creative-writing article-writing blog-writing wordpress 00 more less
    • $65.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 11 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Internet marketing and Odesk consultant

    Internet marketing and Odesk consultant (I’m Odesk Employer as well & I use my own contractors) I am offering my consultant services so you can benefit from my mistakes and discoveries of what actually works. I have started consulting because … more

    Internet marketing and Odesk consultant (I’m Odesk Employer as well & I use my own contractors) I am offering my consultant services so you can benefit from my mistakes and discoveries of what actually works. I have started consulting because of much frustration about; • Quality of work • Not thinking out side of the box! • Lack of contractor response and not doing their work on time. • Checking their work and finding them where 1 not doing the work 100% or they were not doing the right work (so called experts). • Contractors’ not advising me what was needed to be done. • Doing things that could black list me (they did not know about features of new Google updates and how they could affect me Page Ranking) • Article writers writing not making sense and content not engaging enough to get response. • Communication......! lack of understanding of what we are trying to achieve (have to micro manage their tasks) • Telling me their English is good and later finding out it is bellow my expectations • They would not guarantee their work and had no structure which would blow out my budget. What I am offering 2 services; Consulting and coaching • I will look at your project/business in a holistic way. • Help you think outside of the box (I have exercises for this to help). • Ethical dispute resolution to keep the work moving. • I have a network of internet markers to help all over Australia. • Refer you to quality material (with Alternant motive) Internet marketing project management • I will guarantee quality of work • I will guarantee the job is finished on budget or it will be told upfront what could cost you more and how much. • Work will be laid clearly and backed up by my guarantee. • I will find contractors for you. • I will only take on 1 job at a time. • I will make sure the project runs on time. • I will give you reports that you can understand. • You can call me for a discussion about you project, so we are on the same page.  less

    sony-vegas social-media-marketing web-design project-management proofreading email-deliverability-consulting 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 41 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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  • Proofreader / Editor / Copy Writer

    I have over six years experience proofreading, copy writing and editing for magazine articles, blogs, advertising campaigns and private publications.I am a native English speaker, and can adapt texts to both British and American English. I am efficient, detailed and reliable and would love the opportunity to help with your job.

    copy-editing proofreading content-writing copywriting 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 12 HOURS
    • GERMANY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 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
  • Professional Copy Editor and Proofreader

    Wordsmith, Copy Editor, Phrasiologist and Meticulously Obsessive Proofreader - Inquire Within! There is CONTENT... ...and there is PERFECT content! B.A. Degree - Liberal Arts, Westmont College, 15 years experience as Executive Editor/Director of Publishing - final edit, proof and approval for … more

    Wordsmith, Copy Editor, Phrasiologist and Meticulously Obsessive Proofreader - Inquire Within! There is CONTENT... ...and there is PERFECT content! B.A. Degree - Liberal Arts, Westmont College, 15 years experience as Executive Editor/Director of Publishing - final edit, proof and approval for all electronic and print media. Published Author/Editor for Websites, Blogs, Academic, Technical, and Religious Writing. Native English speaker with a natural ability for revising draft copy to provide polish and flow while still maintaining your "voice". I'm also a meticulous proofreader to eliminate grammar and syntax errors from the final copy. I have a sharp eye for detail-oriented work and a “certifiable” obsession with perfection. I work on both PC and Mac platforms with HTML, WordPress, CSS, MS Office, Adobe Creative suite experience. I work very efficiently on hourly or fixed rate projects and I do NOT miss deadlines! Your WORDS live on a page... ..the way ART lives on a canvas.  less

    copy-editing proofreading english-grammar academic-writing editing adobe-indesign microsoft-word microsoft-powerpoint microsoft-excel 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 78 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Proof Reader and Editor

    I am a proofreader and editor with a varied CV. I can edit all kinds of content, whether it be fictional, informal or technical. As my clients have attested, my work is fast and of a high standard. If you … more

    I am a proofreader and editor with a varied CV. I can edit all kinds of content, whether it be fictional, informal or technical. As my clients have attested, my work is fast and of a high standard. If you want your content to be readable, logical and accurate, hire me to edit it. I prefer to be brief, where possible.  less

    proofreading content-writing technical-writing editing php mysql html5 html css3 javascript jquery 00 more less
    • $12.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 11 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 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
  • Proofreader - Project Manager - Copy Editor

    Over the last 10+ years, I have written and edited countless articles and blog posts on a freelance basis and have been involved in ghostwriting, proofreading, and co-authoring ebooks, technical manuals, and team education materials. I have extensive experience in … more

    Over the last 10+ years, I have written and edited countless articles and blog posts on a freelance basis and have been involved in ghostwriting, proofreading, and co-authoring ebooks, technical manuals, and team education materials. I have extensive experience in recruiting, training, and managing a team and I am currently seeking new engagements that will allow me to use my editing and supervisory skills to bring both clients and projects to your organization. I am dedicated to my projects and my teams and it is my mission to exceed my clients' expectations.  less

    copy-editing proofreading technical-writing 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1875 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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