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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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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.

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Average Copy Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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Last updated: February 1, 2015

  • Writer/Editor

    Committed and motivated Writer and Editor with exceptional organization skills, interpersonal relations and decision-making skills. Strong work ethic, professional demeanor and great initiative. Over 15 years experience writing biographies, resumes and vitaes for medical professionals. Several years experience editing physician … more

    Committed and motivated Writer and Editor with exceptional organization skills, interpersonal relations and decision-making skills. Strong work ethic, professional demeanor and great initiative. Over 15 years experience writing biographies, resumes and vitaes for medical professionals. Several years experience editing physician reports to be used in court. Writing and editing experience also includes articles, web content, marketing materials, contracts and curriculum. My extensive experience in writing and editing in many niche markets makes me an asset to your company. Let me put my years of creative writing and copy writing experience to work for you!  less

    article-writing blog-writing creative-writing copywriting essay-writing medical-writing cover-letter-writing biography-writing resume-writing editing proofreading copy-editing blog-commenting seo curriculum-development project-management distance-education recruiting 00 more less
    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
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  • Writer/Editor

    Experienced writer, editor, and proofreader with background in education. I have many published works in parenting and education magazines, and I've worked extensively as a proofreader, copy writer, editor, and QC specialist. I strive to ask clients the right … more

    Experienced writer, editor, and proofreader with background in education. I have many published works in parenting and education magazines, and I've worked extensively as a proofreader, copy writer, editor, and QC specialist. I strive to ask clients the right questions to ensure the work meets high standards.  less

    proofreading content-writing copy-editing adobe-indesign creative-writing article-writing blog-writing resume-writing google-docs microsoft-word 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Award-winning Designer | Social Media Mktg Strategist

    My diverse background of 26+ years combines corporate discipline with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive. From creative concepts to execution, I can deliver a wide range of graphic services using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and PhotoShop. Clients I've served throughout … more

    My diverse background of 26+ years combines corporate discipline with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive. From creative concepts to execution, I can deliver a wide range of graphic services using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and PhotoShop. Clients I've served throughout my career include small business, national manufacturers of name brand products, international chains and government agencies. I enjoy implementing and managing social media marketing campaigns that drive results. I am an email marketing expert and business partner with Constant Contact, the world's leading email marketing provider and was recognized in 2011 with a Star Award for exceptional application and results. Over the years, I have managed public relations efforts and provided marketing support services for both private and government sector organizations, allowing me to develop a skill set for public awareness campaigns, executive-level presentations, press releases, charts, graphs, etc. Since 2001, I've been recognized with numerous ADDY awards, a creative competition regulated by the American Advertising Federation (a national membership organization for the creative industry professionals). I also serve AAF at the local level as a board member at-large, and often serve as an accredited ADDY judge for AAF chapters across the country. Please take a moment to review my diverse portfolio. There's not much I've not done, so feel free to make a request for sample work you do not see. My excitement comes from new challenges presented by my clients! It would be my pleasure to bring your ideas to fruition. My best, Janel  less

    adobe-illustrator adobe-indesign adobe-photoshop copywriting copy-editing b2b-marketing email-marketing social-media-marketing graphic-design virtual-assistant public-relations twitter-marketing facebook-marketing 00 more less
    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 26 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 16 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • computer science teacher

    I have taught public school students the basics of programming since 1997. To date, I've taught programming over 2000 students, some of whom have been admitted to the honor computer science program at a top-10 university for CS (UT … more

    I have taught public school students the basics of programming since 1997. To date, I've taught programming over 2000 students, some of whom have been admitted to the honor computer science program at a top-10 university for CS (UT Austin; Turing Scholars). I am also an invited Reader for the Advanced Placement test in Computer Science. I have used Linux on the desktop and as a server platform since 2003. I am very comfortable with Python and Java. I also sing and play guitar. I have performed in front of 75-350 people at least four times a month for the past fifteen years. I am very good at explaining technical topics using clear, understandable language.  less

    java javascript html html5 python css linux-system-administration technical-writing technical-editing technical-documentation copywriting copy-editing guitar-performance singing music-producer 00 more less
    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 30 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Writer, Editor, and Marketing Professional

    With over six years employed in both the publishing industry and arts based non-profit communities, I've gained a wide variety of skills and competencies that have helped me hone my writing ability. My past employment has led to me … more

    With over six years employed in both the publishing industry and arts based non-profit communities, I've gained a wide variety of skills and competencies that have helped me hone my writing ability. My past employment has led to me working extensively in the creation of marketing and publicity materials including: copy, memos, ad content, press releases, and sell sheets. I'm also adept at grant writing for organizations, and have created and maintained blogs for employers, featuring interviews, articles, and other creative content. I also actively pursue my own writing practice through the creation of short stories, non-fiction pieces, and personal essays.  less

    copywriting copy-editing business-proposal-writing essay-writing comic-writing legal-transcription 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 0 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • English MA, University of Alabama Birmingham

    I am looking toward telecommunication as an alternate means to supplement my personal income. I am very strong in the areas of editing and technical, critical, and business writing. I have received a B.S. in psychology and a B … more

    I am looking toward telecommunication as an alternate means to supplement my personal income. I am very strong in the areas of editing and technical, critical, and business writing. I have received a B.S. in psychology and a B.A. and M.A. in English, all from the University of Alabama Birmingham. I still reside in the Birmingham area. I graduated cum laude with a 3.69 GPA. I graduated from the Master's program of UAB with a 3.9 GPA. I would be a great candidate for any employer that is looking for sharp, precise writing for a reasonable cost.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Professional writer and editor

    I am a professional freelance writer and editor and NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER. I have been working in the fields of freelance writing and editing for some years, and before that was a technical writer/editor for many years, working for … more

    I am a professional freelance writer and editor and NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKER. I have been working in the fields of freelance writing and editing for some years, and before that was a technical writer/editor for many years, working for numerous companies in the fields of engineering, medical technology, and science. As an editor, I have worked on many academic papers in the fields of literature and science, and on a variety of books and ebooks on topics as diverse as psychology and how to save money at Christmas. As a writer, I have written articles on a wide range of topics, ebooks, and web content. I am also a published creative writer of short stories, poems and a children's book, and I have had one theatrical play and several vignettes performed. I have also completed several film courses. I have a Bachelor of Science degree and recently completed a Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Composition, and I'm currently working towards a Master of Arts degree in English Literature. I am therefore very familiar with academic requirements. I am thorough, professional, reliable, and guarantee you will be satisfied with my work.  less

    article-writing editing blog-writing copy-editing research-papers ebook-design medical-writing 00 more less
    • $65.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
  • Content/Project Manager

    I am a dedicated results-driven project manager who has overseen product launches, delivered fully responsive websites and managed a digital network of over 70 affiliate sites. Having worked in broadcast media, affiliate marketing and SEO technology solutions, I have a … more

    I am a dedicated results-driven project manager who has overseen product launches, delivered fully responsive websites and managed a digital network of over 70 affiliate sites. Having worked in broadcast media, affiliate marketing and SEO technology solutions, I have a wealth of experience in client-facing roles and have worked extensively with tight budgets, short deadlines and sky-high expectations. I am degree-qualified in marketing and with my professional writing background, I am ideally positioned to oversee content delivery for marketing communications, websites and SEO.  less

    content-writing blog-writing article-writing proofreading copy-editing editorial-writing creative-writing 00 more less
    • $44.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 25 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Writer

    Articles/Copy/Speeches/Blogs/Web Content/Proofreading -Published writer with a strong web presence. -Experienced copywriter with ads in national magazines. -Excellent "ghost" writing abilities. -Same day speeches. -Accurate technical writer. -Accurate proofreader. -Very fast service. … more

    Articles/Copy/Speeches/Blogs/Web Content/Proofreading -Published writer with a strong web presence. -Experienced copywriter with ads in national magazines. -Excellent "ghost" writing abilities. -Same day speeches. -Accurate technical writer. -Accurate proofreader. -Very fast service.  less

    article-writing blog-writing copywriting creative-writing cover-letter-writing biography-writing content-writing editorial-writing comic-writing essay-writing editing copy-editing 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 20 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 18 TESTS
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