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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, 1,031 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time needed to complete a Editing project on oDesk.

Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Proofreader and Editor

    As an aspiring book editor, I greatly enjoy proofreading and editing written works of all kinds. It is my top priority to improve the quality and flow of all articles I work on. Depending on your individual needs, I will … more

    As an aspiring book editor, I greatly enjoy proofreading and editing written works of all kinds. It is my top priority to improve the quality and flow of all articles I work on. Depending on your individual needs, I will offer recommendations on ways to attract the readers’ attention. I am pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in English Writing at American Public University System to add to my skill set. I hope to make my passion a stable career and I greatly look forward to working with you!  less

    proofreading editing copy-editing english-spelling english-grammar english-punctuation english-proofreading creative-writing 00 more less
    • $6.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 6 TESTS
  • Writer, Editor and Author

    I have worked as a freelance writer on the internet for over seven years, and have a lot of experience in writing all types of projects, and love to edit for others. I have also worked in the legal field … more

    I have worked as a freelance writer on the internet for over seven years, and have a lot of experience in writing all types of projects, and love to edit for others. I have also worked in the legal field before joining emergency medicine for over 12 years. I have written press releases that have been published in newspapers for San Francisco, Miami, Dallas, and Phuket Thailand along with many on-line releases. I also write product reviews, ghostwriting and general articles. I can take direction well, and will deliver on time. I have a novel that sells at Books-A-Million dot com, and several e-books on Kindle. I do best with fiction, articles, and medical writing, press releases and product reviews, but can do it all. I also own a start-up freelance business for writing and editing that I have recently started.  less

    article-writing creative-writing content-writing short-story-writing erotica-writing medical-writing humor-writing travel-writing editing copy-editing 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • 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
  • Virtual Assistant, Transcriber, Editor and Reviewer

    I have over 21 years experience in Administration work as through to Managerial responsibilities. I know how important Time Management is, therefore I get the work done right the first time. I am a professional Virtual Assistant as well as … more

    I have over 21 years experience in Administration work as through to Managerial responsibilities. I know how important Time Management is, therefore I get the work done right the first time. I am a professional Virtual Assistant as well as an Editor and Reviewer. I work proficiently and effectively in order to keep my clients satisfied through my work ethics. I have many clients on Fiverr and have brought my services to ODesk as many requested I should be available here as well. I am a professional and well organised VA and tend to earn the respect of my clients. My Editorial work includes editing books for online publishing. My expertise lies with formatting for Amazon Kindle. My Reviewer expertise includes verified and detailed reviews published on any publication site. I have many return authors using my services through utter satisfaction. If you want a project done right the first time, with utter professionalism and proficiency, then look no further. Hire me! My Skype ID: helga.jacobs77  less

    virtual-assistant literature-review document-review e-pub-formatting document-conversion data-entry editing editorial-writing administrative-support spreadsheets 00 more less
    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 0 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Writer / Editor

    My Harvard bio says that I am a Wordsmith. I am a writer and editor with extensive experience in written communications for business, media and entertainment. I can help you craft your training materials, internal reports and marketing materials. Are … more

    My Harvard bio says that I am a Wordsmith. I am a writer and editor with extensive experience in written communications for business, media and entertainment. I can help you craft your training materials, internal reports and marketing materials. Are you a writer? I provide spot on critiques to help you produce a professional finished product. Contact me so I can begin to work for you.  less

    editing copy-editing copywriting content-writing ap-style-writing 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 238 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Editor (academic & books)

    With over a decade of international experience, I have theoretical and applicable knowledge in cultural studies, focusing the past 4 years editing for students, researchers and academics. I believe valuable knowledge is in all our works and through careful construction … more

    With over a decade of international experience, I have theoretical and applicable knowledge in cultural studies, focusing the past 4 years editing for students, researchers and academics. I believe valuable knowledge is in all our works and through careful construction of our messages we can create action. I am dedicated to assisting those that are as passionate about their message as I am about my craft of editing and assisting others with the development of written argumentation, sentence structure, and grammar. * Native English speaker (originally from the US) * Postgraduate in Development and International Relations (Aalborg, Denmark) - worked for the United Nations in Nepal editing/writing on in-house documents for education reports, literature launches and speeches. This is alongside conducting and writing my own qualitative research with migrants. * Bachelors in Special Education - taught English as a Second Language in Sri Lanka and the Republic of Georgia  less

    research-papers report-writing editing proofreading transcription copywriting english-tutoring 00 more less
    • $20.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 134 HOURS
    • GERMANY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Freelance educator/editor/proofreader

    I am currently the manager of foreign staff for an English language cram school based in Taiwan. During my time here, I have edited, developed and written curriculum for various courses for learners ranging from beginners to high-school level proficiency … more

    I am currently the manager of foreign staff for an English language cram school based in Taiwan. During my time here, I have edited, developed and written curriculum for various courses for learners ranging from beginners to high-school level proficiency. As well, I have edited a now published children's book teaching environmental awareness, and a number of academic papers for graduate students.  less

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    • $14.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • TAIWAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Writer, editor, proofreader

    Experienced writer, proofreader and editor, based in UK and Australia. Shel is experienced in editing and proofreading reports, newsletters, academic texts and papers, service level agreements, works of fiction, manuals, training materials, guide books, web content, social media content, unit … more

    Experienced writer, proofreader and editor, based in UK and Australia. Shel is experienced in editing and proofreading reports, newsletters, academic texts and papers, service level agreements, works of fiction, manuals, training materials, guide books, web content, social media content, unit plans, handbooks, resource manuals, action plans, policies, procedures, and operating plans; copywriting, and writing fiction, non-fiction and poetry. Having worked within large corporations, educational institutions and welfare organisations, and with small businesses, Shel can write, proofread and edit a range of fiction and non-fiction materials across a variety of genre and media.  less

    proofreading ghostwriting lesson-plan-writing editing creative-writing content-writing blog-writing 00 more less
    • $50.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 0 HOURS
    • AUSTRALIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Professional Resume & CV Writer, Copywriter

    Words matter, when it comes to promoting yourself or your company; especially on the internet. You need a writer who understands how critical this is to your success. My research shows that you have seconds to grab your reader's … more

    Words matter, when it comes to promoting yourself or your company; especially on the internet. You need a writer who understands how critical this is to your success. My research shows that you have seconds to grab your reader's attention. For this reason, it's important to have a writer who understands how to write for different readers over different types of media. I've been writing for the internet and print media for 17 years. I have over 800 Odesk hours, and a portfolio which offers you multiple samples of my work. It's located here: https://www.odesk.com/users/~01b820071eedb416f8 I'm retired which allows me the luxury to assure you that I deliver quality work, which is always delivered on time or ahead of time, with a strong emphasis on SEO. I have a BA in English with a minor in History and can write in UK or US English. I have held a Real Estate license, and have taken a Financial Securities Course; and worked in both professions. I have a strong background in Human Resources. I have worked in the hiring process and in career counseling, within the company and with real world hiring. I specialize in: * resumes, * press releases, * financial articles, * legal articles, * medical articles, * website copywriting, * proofreading / editing * social media specialist with corporate and individual experience * reputation management I've worked online since 1997, and have been involved in many different aspects of internet marketing, promoting and selling. I've developed my own sites, sites for Google Adsense, affiliate sites, as well as running an online newsletter for 10 years. This newsletter was directed toward people who were trying to do business online, and at one time had 60,000 subscribers. I have strong writing skills and know and understand SEO keyword placement, and the importance of them in articles and website copy. I have written for two English language newspapers, and at one time had two columns that I wrote for a couple of years. These can be viewed here: Medical Column http://www.chapala.com/chapala/columnists/medicine/medicine.htm Pet Column http://chapala.com/elojo/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=1187%3Aanitasanimalcorner&catid=98%3Aanitasanimalcorner&Itemid=59 I've worked with SEO, and understand the importance of search engine algorithms changes and search engine requirements as it relates to page rank. You can see samples of my SEO writing at: http://localleadgenie.com/blog/ I wrote an Ebook on How To Make Soap and it can be viewed here: http://www.soapmakingguru.com/download2270/SoapMakingMadeEasy.pdf Familiar with: * Wordpress * HTML * Dreamweaver * FTP * Photoshop * PowerPoint Presentations Social Media Applications - Experience as Corporate Social Media Manager for a number of companies using the following applications: * Facebook * Twitter * Google+ Local Business * LinkedIn * Pinterest * YouTube Channels  less

    resume-writing press-release-writing copywriting real-estate-idx proofreading editing article-writing creative-writing content-writing 00 more less
    • $40.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 820 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 24 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Expert Transcriptionist/ Typist /Writer

    I am an Expert Transcriptionist and I can handle any Transcription Project. Over the past few years, I have mastered the art of Transcription and I work with clients all over the world. The quality of the work I provide … more

    I am an Expert Transcriptionist and I can handle any Transcription Project. Over the past few years, I have mastered the art of Transcription and I work with clients all over the world. The quality of the work I provide is excellent and my clients keep coming back for more. In addition, I am fast, reliable, accurate and responsive. If you're looking for quality work for your money's worth, then hire me. You won't regret it.  less

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    • $66.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 444 HOURS
    • SAINT LUCIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 13 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 11 TESTS
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