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Hire a copy editor today to review and correct, format, stylize and otherwise prepare written content for typesetting, publication or print. In addition to catching errors in writing, copy editors often standardize headers and footers, add headlines, and shorten or lengthen text to fit length limits. Their job is to make written information clear, concise, accurate and consistent.

Copy editing (also written as copyediting) involves the correction of punctuation, spelling, grammar, terminology, jargon and semantics to prepare text for publication in a particular style or voice. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find copy editors who can style and prepare publishable written content for businesses, professionals and individuals around the world.

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Copy Editing Job Cost Overview

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

oDesk Copy Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 546 Copy Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

546

Time to Complete oDesk Copy Editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Copy Editing project on oDesk.

Average Copy Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Copy Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Freelance Copywriter

    I help my clients reach their customers through compelling and engaging written communications. In addition to a Bachelor of Science in Professional Writing and Psychology, I have experience in writing web content, web pages, case studies, white papers, newsletters, articles, blog posts, press releases, sales letters, fundraising letters, lead-gen letters, brochures, and flyers.

    copywriting seo copy-editing email-marketing b2b-marketing article-writing content-writing 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1016 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 1 TEST
  • Writer/ editor

    I have been working as a freelance writer/ editor for several years. My experience has included everything from ghost writing books to creating marketing pieces, from newspaper articles to magazine features, and from profiles on local and national personalities to … more

    I have been working as a freelance writer/ editor for several years. My experience has included everything from ghost writing books to creating marketing pieces, from newspaper articles to magazine features, and from profiles on local and national personalities to industry-specific articles. I am adept at time management and multi-tasking, work well to deadline, and have the ability to connect with people to get the job done.  less

    article-writing biography-writing business-writing content-writing editing copy-editing 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 125 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Freelance writer and editor

    Someone wise once said, "a writer writes," and while that's true, a good writer can thoughtfully and accurately convey not only his own ideas, but the ideas of others as well. Over the last several years, I have written … more

    Someone wise once said, "a writer writes," and while that's true, a good writer can thoughtfully and accurately convey not only his own ideas, but the ideas of others as well. Over the last several years, I have written and edited material for a number of businesses and individual clients alike, from websites to educational developers to budding novelists and screenwriters. My strength as a freelancer stems from my accessibility, accuracy, and ability to understand each client’s individual needs. I have both independent and corporate experience in proofreading, copyediting, copywriting, narrative writing and editing, transcription, and more. As a lifelong student of literature in all forms, I specialize in proofreading, formatting, revisions and analyses of novels, screenplays, plays, and other narrative forms.  less

    creative-writing content-writing screenwriting proofreading article-writing copywriting copy-editing comic-writing transcription 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 54 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Creative Content Writer and Blogger

    If you're looking for someone to help you create engaging and professional content for your website or blog, or someone to write that story in your head, I'm the best person for the job. I'm a skilled … more

    If you're looking for someone to help you create engaging and professional content for your website or blog, or someone to write that story in your head, I'm the best person for the job. I'm a skilled writer and blogger who can write for different niches on a variety of topics. I have completed numerous projects for clients wherein I wrote ad copies, press releases, product reviews and product descriptions. I also managed web content and wrote guest blogs for different business and lifestyle blogs. I'm also an aspiring novelist who dreams of having my own novel published one day. For now, I work hard at it and hone my craft by ghostwriting / writing romantic contemporary short stories, novellas, and novels for clients, and for myself as well to build a strong and impressive portfolio. I can manage your business' online presence through Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and other social media accounts and blogging platforms. I can also help you create engaging and customer-focused email responses / marketing templates to drive your business. I'm very good at what I do, and I truly enjoy doing it. Ultimately, this translates into high-quality work that I deliver to my clients.  less

    creative-writing blog-writing article-writing customer-service copywriting copy-editing blog-commenting data-entry chat-support proofreading 00 more less
    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 9 TESTS
  • research and data entry expert with 4+ years of experience

    i am irfan from india with full package of skills for your job. I am a dedicated and well organised individual having quite an affinity towards perfection with excellent turnaround time. I seek opportunities where I can put to use … more

    i am irfan from india with full package of skills for your job. I am a dedicated and well organised individual having quite an affinity towards perfection with excellent turnaround time. I seek opportunities where I can put to use my existing skills to the benefit of my employer. this is my skills package - data entry - data mining - data encoding - web research - copy writing - Photoshop - web scraping - data editing - and also make you happy by perfect work To build a career that offer challenge and growth with opportunities to enrich my knowledge and skills while contributing my best to the organization I work for. SO PLEASE HIRE ME IF YOU CAN PAY ME GOOD RATE ONLY FOR PERFECT WORK thanks for interest  less

    copywriting copy-editing adobe-photoshop data-entry microsoft-excel 00 more less
    • $4.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 3 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Journalist and Mediamaker Can Help You Get Noticed

    My 20+ year career in communicating ideas has come full circle on the Web. I am a trained Journalist, Filmmaker, and former Fulbright Scholar who can work with you on a variety of writing, marketing, and media needs. Special knowledge … more

    My 20+ year career in communicating ideas has come full circle on the Web. I am a trained Journalist, Filmmaker, and former Fulbright Scholar who can work with you on a variety of writing, marketing, and media needs. Special knowledge in film history, film criticism, and the arts. An American English native speaker, I also have a background teaching English as a second language.  less

    grant-writing content-writing creative-writing social-media-marketing marketing-strategy copywriting copy-editing ap-style-writing article-writing public-relations 00 more less
    • $40.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 348 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 12 TESTS
  • Editor, Proofreader, and Writer

    I'm an editor and writer with several years of experience working on publications spanning a variety of subjects. With a BA in English/Editing and an MS in Journalism, I have a strong command of the English language and … more

    I'm an editor and writer with several years of experience working on publications spanning a variety of subjects. With a BA in English/Editing and an MS in Journalism, I have a strong command of the English language and am incapable of missing a deadline. In my most recent job, I had the opportunity to work as the editor of a quarterly 130-page magazine, for which I performed all of the editing and proofreading tasks. I was given a great deal of independence and responsibility in that position, which required me to be self-motivated and judicious with my time.  less

    article-writing editing copy-editing proofreading fact-checking writing blog-writing 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Expert Non-profit Development and Marketing Professional

    I love helping my community and this seems like a great way to share my experience's! Here are a few points of what I do in my position as a development specialist...  Obtain & manage Google grants account ($10,000 … more

    I love helping my community and this seems like a great way to share my experience's! Here are a few points of what I do in my position as a development specialist...  Obtain & manage Google grants account ($10,000 per month in advertising).  Research, write and submit grant proposals on behalf of the organization ($300,000 in Successful Submissions!).  Generate Prezi presentations (background information:video, mp3 & info-graphics.).  Manage marketing efforts: social media, website and other mediums for content design. Other Important skills I have had the privilege to learn through my work experience includes;  Writing & Editing: copy-writing, grant proposal research & writing, donor appeal letters, etc...  Digital content strategy & design  Marketing strategy: overall organization public appearance  Rebranding concept design and management  Email marketing including Newsletter preparation (alternating months)  Social media management, design and strategy  Initiated design & establishment of Twitter, LinkedIn & Google accounts (for YCFB)  Community Partnerships & Public Relations (5+ years)  Internal/External Communications  Adaptable to rapidly changing work environments  Computer Skills (5+ years): MS Office (PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Publisher, Access, Silverlight, Lynch & OneNote), Adobe CS5 (Photoshop & Illustrator), Constant Contact & Mailchimp.  Public Speaking & Presentation experience (7+ years)  less

    marketing-strategy public-relations online-community-management social-media-marketing google-adwords copywriting copy-editing grant-writing media-relations press-release-writing 00 more less
    • $16.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.4
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Freelance academic copyeditor

    I have a PhD in biology (Indiana University, 2013) with publications spanning evolutionary ecology, bioinformatics, genomics, and botany. Over the last year, I've become a careful and helpful copyeditor of academic manuscripts in many fields, including agriculture, environmental sciences … more

    I have a PhD in biology (Indiana University, 2013) with publications spanning evolutionary ecology, bioinformatics, genomics, and botany. Over the last year, I've become a careful and helpful copyeditor of academic manuscripts in many fields, including agriculture, environmental sciences, psychology, clinical medicine, and foreign policy. I edit all documents, from dissertations to cover letters and CVs, for clients of all backgrounds, including ESL. Jobs less than 4,000 words are done in 24 hours. I'm also available for consultations on statistics and use of the R statistical computing environment. This service can range from troubleshooting and guidance of your analyses to writing R code and performing analyses for you.  less

    editing copy-editing scientific-writing academic-writing proofreading statistics r perl 00 more less
    • $35.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • I am an experienced competent copy editor.

    I am a professional copy editor having years of experience as a copy editor for a BPO company catering to various publishing companies like Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and Wiley Blackwell. I am very much familiar with … more

    I am a professional copy editor having years of experience as a copy editor for a BPO company catering to various publishing companies like Springer, Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, and Wiley Blackwell. I am very much familiar with the Chicago Manual of Style. I am a graduate of Silliman University, earning a degree on Bachelor of Science in Nursing. I am a licensed nurse. I am a highly efficient copy editor and proofreader, having a keen eye for accuracy and consistency. I have the ability to manage all aspects of editing and meet deadlines. I have been trained on the usage of the US and UK spelling. I specialize in editing medically related manuscripts but i can also provide a very satisfactory edit to non-medically related manuscripts. I have also an experience working as Telemarketer for a company.  less

    copy-editing proofreading 00 more less
    • $5.00 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
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