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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, 60 Copy Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

60

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 4.77.

4.77

Last updated: July 1, 2014

  • Clerical support

    I am available for data entry, revision and editing. I am skilled in spelling, grammar, sentence structure and narrative flow. I have knowledge of medical terminology. I have many years of experience in accounting, billing and budgeting. I have over … more

    I am available for data entry, revision and editing. I am skilled in spelling, grammar, sentence structure and narrative flow. I have knowledge of medical terminology. I have many years of experience in accounting, billing and budgeting. I have over 30 years of business experience working in the medical field. My background includes the admitting desk, reception/switchboard, medical assistant, credit and collection clerk and insurance biller. I retired after 17 years as Business Office Manager for a 175 bed hospital in the midwest. Recently I worked over 140 hours as a product writer, writing and editing descriptions of online companies and technical applications.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 145 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • writer/editor

    I am a freelance writer/editor with years of experience, mostly in newspapers. I have managed websites, worked on PR projects and published a book. My interests include bird-watching, sports, television, history and politics. I am looking for part-time jobs … more

    I am a freelance writer/editor with years of experience, mostly in newspapers. I have managed websites, worked on PR projects and published a book. My interests include bird-watching, sports, television, history and politics. I am looking for part-time jobs as I head for retirement. I care about the work and the people I work with.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 13 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Writer, Editor, Voiceover, PowerPoint to Video conversion

    Born in the U.S. Rosey (Lana) Dow is a ghostwriter, book editor, award winning novelist, and public relations writer. She also is an excellent voiceover specialist and can take your PowerPoint slideshow, add voiceover, and convert it to video … more

    Born in the U.S. Rosey (Lana) Dow is a ghostwriter, book editor, award winning novelist, and public relations writer. She also is an excellent voiceover specialist and can take your PowerPoint slideshow, add voiceover, and convert it to video for you. Click here for a sample of her ppt to video work: http://bit.ly/1pExGls She is a seasoned editor for many arenas, including: spiritual, religious, professional, fiction, parenting, health and nutrition, fitness, alternative medicine, cooking, political issues, psychology, and more. Her books have sold over 500,000 copies. Her historical novel, Reaping the Whirlwind, won the national Christy Award, a national fiction award. A marketing specialist with a gift for titling and targeting language to a specific readership, Lana has been quoted by Dell® computers.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Editor/Proofreader/Subject Matter Expert

    I have more than 25 years’ experience in both an editorial capacity and in various office environments and would make a good candidate for your position. These jobs have been as varied as media (newspapers, magazines and Internet), search engine … more

    I have more than 25 years’ experience in both an editorial capacity and in various office environments and would make a good candidate for your position. These jobs have been as varied as media (newspapers, magazines and Internet), search engine marketing (Microsoft and Google) and construction. These positions have required me to be very detail oriented and to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Additionally, I also have a culinary arts degree and have worked as a chef.  less

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    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 6137 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
  • Direct-Response Copywriter

    Have you put countless hours into developing your product or service? Do you want to make sure your efforts are rewarded? You have a couple of options . . . You can roll the dice with your earnings by hiring a low-priced and … more

    Have you put countless hours into developing your product or service? Do you want to make sure your efforts are rewarded? You have a couple of options . . . You can roll the dice with your earnings by hiring a low-priced and lackluster copywriter, risk losing money and customers purchasing copy that doesn't convert, or . . . You can hire an expert and pay for something that's guaranteed to make you money. My name's Joe Atkins and I'm a professional copywriter with four years experience. In those four years I have worked tirelessly to perfect the art of writing persuasive copy. What I Will Do For You: -- Provide you with high quality copy that converts -- Revise (x2) the copy to suit your requirements (if necessary) -- Stay accessible via Skype or email -- Complete the job within 7 days of hiring (WARNING: Due to the amount of time I dedicate to each project I can only work with three clients per week. Contact me now while I have slots available)  less

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    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 225 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Data Entry/Transcription/Copy typing/English Tutor

    For the past years, I have been doing typing jobs and have developed fast typing with accuracy with a speed of 60-70 words per minute. My main objective is to have good relationships with clients as a Reliable data entry … more

    For the past years, I have been doing typing jobs and have developed fast typing with accuracy with a speed of 60-70 words per minute. My main objective is to have good relationships with clients as a Reliable data entry professional. I am also an English tutor. I specialize in MS Word and Excel. I can also do ad posting and letter writing. I also can do business research, transact with clients, suppliers, etc. I can also do transcriptions (non-medical) as I've been a working student during my college days and have worked with a mining company as an executive secretary taking dictations and transcribing them as needed. My experience lies in the administrative functions and the like.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 334 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Dutch-English and English-Dutch Translations

    From a young age I have been interested in language, something that flourished when I started my M.A. in English Language and Culture. I have a passion for the language: from literature to the genesis of it, and from … more

    From a young age I have been interested in language, something that flourished when I started my M.A. in English Language and Culture. I have a passion for the language: from literature to the genesis of it, and from linguistics to everyday and professional usage. I also have a minor in translation studies, a B.A. in Communication (in an international setting) and a M.Ed. - Native speaker of Dutch - Completed B.A. in Communication in an international setting with a minor in intercultural communication - Completed B.A. and M.A. in English Language and Culture, with focus on literature and a minor in translation sciences - Completed M.Ed. - Tutoring and teaching experience - Copy-editor for indy-published authors - Lived in Wolverhampton, England and North Carolina, USA, to become more independent and proficient in the English language  less

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    • $21.10 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 150 HOURS
    • NETHERLANDS
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Proofreader & Copy-Editor

    I am an experienced proofreader and copy-editor from the UK with qualifications in English Language. I understand the use of grammar, and can also proofread to a high standard. I have excellent grammatical and spelling skills, with qualifications in English … more

    I am an experienced proofreader and copy-editor from the UK with qualifications in English Language. I understand the use of grammar, and can also proofread to a high standard. I have excellent grammatical and spelling skills, with qualifications in English Language. My keen eye for detail allows me to pick up on any mistakes, and produce work to a very high standard. I am very hard-working and reliable and can always achieve deadlines. I have a passion for reading and writing and work well with other people.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1155 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Editorial/Proofreading/Photo Research

    Contributing to clear, effective communication is always my goal. I work full time for a small trade-magazine publisher, helping in all phases of development of our magazines for lawyers. I am excellent at finding inconsistencies within text, as well as … more

    Contributing to clear, effective communication is always my goal. I work full time for a small trade-magazine publisher, helping in all phases of development of our magazines for lawyers. I am excellent at finding inconsistencies within text, as well as correcting grammar and typos. I accomplish my oDesk work in the morning and evening hours around my day job. I work most often with Word documents, PDFs and Excel.  less

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    • $23.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 72 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Writer/Editor

    I am a talented writer and highly skilled editor for technical as well as creative endeavors. As an editor, I view each piece of writing holistically to ensure that it is not only grammatically correct but that it also serves … more

    I am a talented writer and highly skilled editor for technical as well as creative endeavors. As an editor, I view each piece of writing holistically to ensure that it is not only grammatically correct but that it also serves its intended purpose. As a writer, my goal is to create documentation that fits my clients' needs and complies with their chosen style guides, whether I'm creating user or admin guides for software or hardware, online documentation, website copy, or computer-based training. I do high-quality work because I love what I do.  less

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    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 363 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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