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Post your professional editing job on oDesk and find editors and writers with excellent grammar skills and content editing experience to check the grammar and syntax of your work, propose new ideas to integrate into your original concept, and improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your content. They can also edit and proofread magazine articles; clean up books; check and improve school essays or academic papers; and edit training guides, student workbooks or online courses.

Editing is the process of organizing, correcting and modifying an author’s original idea in order to produce a consistent and complete work. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find content editors, copywriters and book editors to read through and correct your topic-specific web content or books, or post-editors and proofreaders who can review machine-translated text on your behalf.

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Editing Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of oDesk Editing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

oDesk Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,076 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Editing Jobs

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Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.81.

4.81
Last updated: May 1, 2015
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Desiree D.

Desiree D.

Native Dutch translator, proofreader and copywrite...

Netherlands - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

I'm a native Dutch speaker, academically trained (MA in English Language & Culture, Leiden University). Having worked in international environments for all my working life and translating professionally from English into Dutch (and vice versa), translating has become second nature to me. I work extensively with several TM tools like SDL Trados 2014, Wordfast, Crowdin and Smartling. My areas of expertise include: mobile apps, hardware, software, communication, engineering, internet, marketing, (social) travel and tourism. With 100% proficiency in both languages and cultures, I can localize your content to the Dutch market in the right tone. To me communication is key, I am well organised and an efficient time-manager.

$40.00 /hr
54 hours
4.88
Nory Oakes

Nory Oakes

Highly Fluent Writer - Creative, SEO Copy, Edit, P...

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 12

Are you looking for a copywriter to add REAL value by helping improve on your product or service? Someone to bounce ideas off? To generate increased sales and revenue for you? I take time to listen, think outside the box, and position you using my expertise as a writer. I’ll ask a lot of questions to save you time and money in the long run. Just one idea I contribute could be worth much more than the hours for which you’ll pay. Here’s my offer: • Freedom. I’ll take your idea and run with it until it works. • Results. I’ll deliver top shelf on time – every time. • Peace of mind, as you put your project in my capable hands. • High ROI, as my dedication furthers your vision and goals. If you pay your plumber $90 per hour but expect someone with a Masters degree to churn out an article for a pittance, please don't contact me. I only accept offers to which I feel a strong connection. I prefer to work with the best - those who see how good writing can add value to a bottom line. If you have a serious offer, I invite you to leverage my expertise to your company’s success.

$39.99 /hr
1,807 hours
5.00
Eric Baron

Eric Baron

Creative Writer

United States - Last active: 20 hours ago

I'm all about telling stories. My academic background is in English, Economics and Psychology. And as a professionally published writer of fiction and poetry I believe I can help make your content better. Whether it's an assignment, book, website, article or blog, I can help with creating original work or editing what you already have.

$33.00 /hr
38 hours
4.98
Joanne H.

Joanne H.

Data collection and information management expert

Canada - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

Professional researcher, data analyst, and technical writer with health, HR, and social sciences background. More than 15 years experience. Deliverable focused. Talk to me about designing your data collection tools (including interview schedules and online and paper surveys); collecting your data; conducting your summary reporting and statistical analyses; developing (or fixing!) academic and marketing presentations, white papers and reports; and preparing your drafts for journal submission and publication. My goals are: 1. to use technology to streamline how we gather intelligence; 2. to use my research design, analytics and informatics experience to make your information meaningful and transparent; 3. to use my exceptional writing about statistics, research, and technical information to take your deliverables to the next level. As i continue to build my on line presence I am interested in applying my expertise as independent contractor working on short and mid term projects.

$35.00 /hr
230 hours
4.71
Anna Camacho

Anna Camacho

Top Rated Writer | Editor | Designer | Marketer

United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 11

Hi! I'm Anna Camacho, a Top Rated oDesk contractor, and I appreciate your interest in working together. Simply put, I deliver great content and design. With expertise in writing, editing, marketing, publication design, and website management services, I optimize how your company communicates both internally and externally. Work with me to market your company and increase sales through your: - Website (Wix, Weebly, SquareSpace, Wordpress, BoomTown, Volusion, Magento, Yahoo! Small Business, and more) - Company blog and LinkedIn company page - White paper, article, case study, ghostwriting, and press release - Marketing collateral (advertisement, newsletter, sell sheet, sales deck, brochure, flyer) - SEO audit and communication audit I also work with professionals going through career transition and transform resumes, cover letters, executive biographies, and LinkedIn profiles. Your particular skills and achievements are identified and showcased through a highly collaborative, in-depth process which results in compelling, on point professional documents. My LinkedIn profile is rated at the "All-Star" level, which is the highest possible ranking, and I recently scored in the top 1% of over 10,600 people on the Resume Writing Skills test. In January 2015, I heard from a previous client that my work on his resume helped him land the offer he wanted from Google! You'll find that I bring a fierce attention to detail and commitment to client satisfaction. Learn more about my work on my LinkedIn profile < www.linkedin.com/in/annacamacho/ > and my website < www.annakcreative.com >. I jumped into online freelancing through TaskRabbit and built a reputation for excellence on that platform (4.9/5.0 feedback rating; earned TaskRabbit "Elite" status multiple months). After the platform was restructured in July '14, I stepped away and have focused on other opportunities. I look forward to connecting with great clients through oDesk. Thanks again for your consideration.

$40.00 /hr
123 hours
4.88
Taikyoung K.

Taikyoung K.

Meeting & Event Professional, Translator

South Korea - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

I'm native Korean, and a freelance meeting & event professional and a translator. I have bachelor's degree in English and Japanese, as well as studied computer science and international commerce. Working with various international organizations and global companies for 10 year. If you're looking for a reliable meeting & event professional for your upcoming event or Korean translator, please don't hesitate to contact me.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Sara F.

Sara F.

Experienced Technical Writer and Editor

United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 4

I enjoy writing and/or editing to create effective content for users. I strive to use the fewest words to achieve the clearest meaning and ensure consistency and accuracy in my work. Find my work experience at www.linkedin.com/in/sarafeldman. My experience includes writing and editing in a variety of settings: --Software Documentation --Process Documentation --Knowledgebase Content --Instructional Web Copy --Online Form and Cart Messaging --User Experience Initiatives --Internal User References --External B-to-B and B-to-C Users --Academic Writing --White Papers My skillset includes a variety of tools and practices: --HTML --Search Customization --Content Management --Knowledge Management --Audience Analysis --Web Analytics --Application Integration --Localization Best Practices --Standard or Custom Style Guides --SharePoint Admin

$40.00 /hr
5 hours
4.55
Nathaniel S.

Nathaniel S.

Senior Software Developer

Canada - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I have extensive experience developing enterprise-grade network-based web applications and desktop software for clients in government, health care, finance, and academia. I'm the lead developer on several web-based and game engine products, some open-source. I'm strongly familiar with major proprietary and open source development tools and libraries. I'm both an experienced team leader and a fast and reliable solo developer, and as an entrepreneur I understand how to balance high-quality work with the need to ship. I have an academic background with training in both statistics and research methodologies, so I particularly enjoy working on challenging projects that require analysis and creative problem-solving, and which aren't simply clones of existing software. I look forward to working with you!

$80.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Jeremy Marx

Jeremy Marx

English Editor/Copywriter and Technical Writer

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8

I am an experienced writer and editor. I am an electrical engineer by trade and an English teacher by profession. I'm able to write or edit English language documents with a technical nature or in general. I have excellent grammar and can easily adapt my writing style to suit your needs. Native speaker of the American English vernacular.

$30.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Tim S. Higgins

Tim S. Higgins Agency Contractor

Expert Editor | Copywriter | Web Design | SEO Cons...

United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 32 - Portfolio: 1

A professional copywriter and copy editor with excellent knowledge of sales and marketing both online and offline. I produce concise, pristine, and engaging copy for websites and business communications that appeal to multiple audiences utilizing a broad UK or US vocabulary as required. I am available to write landing pages, sales pages, brochures, mission statements, website pages, install/manage/host/customize WordPress sites, produce web graphics & design and domain management/procurement. Experienced in rolling out online start-ups including branding, I can really give your business that lift it needs to each above the competition and be both highly visible to search engines and useful to your readers and visitors. The days of relying on keywording and purchased backlinks to get a good Google position are gone; quality content is No.1 on Google's list of aims for its search engine. Advanced semantic algorithms are getting better and better at weeding out poor quality content. This is why my copywriting services are worth the money you pay - My content is always of very high quality, which I firmly believe will be increasingly characteristic of high ranking content in search results. My portfolio at http://www.phraseset.com includes many website pages of varying style of content, articles, corporate proposals and persuasive sales copy. As an expert editor, I can take that existing copy that you just cannot seem to get quite right and mold it into the powerful communication tool you had envisioned. My quality English language skills and high IQ (I am a Mensa Member) ensure that my clients get one of the best available freelance copywriting and technical writing partners. I have 20+ years of experience using Excel, Word, Photoshop and many other Adobe products. My overall objective is to apply my skills as best I can; assuring that I will not undertake anything, I cannot manage and will apply my ethic of hard work and quality to any project undertaken. On a personal level, I am a keen guitarist. Being friendly, personable, loyal, and flexible has always been my approach to work - I work hard at my client relationships because I value their business. Working in the online world of global sourcing across time zones from Australia to Europe and across the US, I fully understand the importance of being contactable (my SkypeID is timhi99ins). See my great feedback here on oDesk and remember, my full portfolio is available at http://www.phraseset.com. Note: I am not able to display all my work as I frequently sign NDA's. Check me out and then hire me so I can bring some added value to your business. You will not be disappointed.

Associated with: PhraseSet Agency
$49.99 /hr
4,439 hours
4.92