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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

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oDesk Editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

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

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Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.81.

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Najam Tirmizi

Najam Tirmizi

Freelance Copyeditor

Pakistan - Last active: 01/08/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

As a native English speaker with graduate-level English skills and an affinity for crafting concise prose, I've decided to put my skills to use on oDesk. Born in Canada, I've lived most of my life in Toronto, and studied Cognitive Science and Philosophy at the University of Toronto. Many professors praised the quality of my essays in these subjects.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Kayla Herrera

Kayla Herrera

Writer

United States - Last active: 10/28/2013 - Tests: 3

Being a recent Communications graduate of the prestigious technical school, Michigan Technology University, I am currently seeking a full-time writing job through oDesk. I have been writing for oDesk for about a year and have written for Game Informer Magazine, WHOA Magazine, Explosion.com, CHAOS Magazine, Metal Arcade and Pink and Black Magazine in the past, furthering my writing credentials. I am well-versed in various niches ranging from video gaming, music, movies, art, how-to articles, step-by-step articles, informational articles, briefings and more. CHAOS Magazine, Pink and Black Magazine and Metal Arcade were Wordpress websites I became acquainted with and learned the initial workings of Wordpress. I have created my own portfolio using the website creator, Weebly, mentioned on my oDesk profile. I have been driven for the last five years in seeking online writing jobs and pursuing writing on the side while attending school full-time. I am fully motivated and determined in my field. Now graduated, I have continued to be driven in obtaining an internship with an internationally-renowned video gaming magazine with writing on the side. I live and breathe writing and I can never get enough. You will find the rest of my necessary information in my oDesk profile. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Please check out my portfolio at kaylaherrera.weebly.com I want to break into the magazine writing world, but in general, I want to WRITE! Whatever I am doing, I am happy when I am writing.

$18.89 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Shannon McMillan

Shannon McMillan

Virtual Assistant

United States - Last active: 03/10/2012 - Tests: 10

My name is Shannon. My specialty is doing administrative tasks that steal your time away from doing what you do best, your business. My target employer is the small business entrepreneur, start-up businesses, and busy executives concerned about their appearance and the bottom line. I provide professional, cost-effective solutions that will increase your productivity. I offer a wide range of services including business writing, personal writing, editing, data entry, customer service, administrative support, design, sales, marketing, and business services.

$11.11 /hr
0 hours
4.73
Jeanne Pengelly

Jeanne Pengelly

Clear. Concise. Complete.

Canada - Last active: 04/20/2011 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I hold a Master’s Degree, and have a solid background in communications, writing, and administration. I have substantial experience in deadline-driven environments where time management is imperative. My computer skills are exceptional, and my communication skills are tactful and organized. My references will tell you I have a solid history of being a team player; I am also an enthusiastic self-starter. I have a solid history of high achievement, including a solid ground in research. I am an experienced professional – a writer, communications officer, researcher, and consultant; I have a passion for precision and organization.

$13.33 /hr
0 hours
5.00
John Paul Manalo

John Paul Manalo

Juanito Creative: Graphics Design Services

Philippines - Last active: 04/13/2011 - Tests: 4

After working for the past five years in the graphics design department, I am a competent Adobe Photoshop user. I adhere to the concept of minimalism, creating designs that are simple yet very effective and creatively matches the needs of my clients. I combine the use of imagery and typography to bring out the message that you want to send out to the world. I am also an experienced freelance writer (7 years).

$15.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Fred G.

Fred G.

Writer, highest level of English-English, competen...

United Kingdom - Last active: 12/10/2012 - Tests: 4

Over the past three years, I have written articles for various magazines, won writing prizes for literary journals, been published by food journals, co-founded a university magazine focusing on academic debate surrounding East Asia, and provided literature for a food website and business. I am currently working on a book about Japan's youth food culture. Be it light-hearted, professional or academic, I can write and edit any style accurately and competently. I will take your advice and criticism keenly and work any piece to your objective. I can also translate Japanese to English.

$17.78 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Kathlene Brown

Kathlene Brown

Writer, Editor, Proofreader

United States - Last active: 01/19/2012 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

I am a freelance writer located in Brooklyn, NY. Over the past eight years, I have cultivated my writing and editing skills by working in both corporate and non-profit organizations, as well as teaching English in the NYC public school system. I am committed to helping you reach your professional and personal goals by offering sophisticated writing at reasonable rates. I provide extremely quick turnaround times and prompt communication.

$16.67 /hr
1 hours
5.00
Saqlain Abbas Shah

Saqlain Abbas Shah

Professional Writer, Proofreader, Researcher & Tra...

Pakistan - Last active: 09/17/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

-- I am a University PROFESSOR (PHD) and a PROFESSIONAL WRITER having written various articles of myriad categories and published at international forums. -- I am an Expert in PROOFREADing and I love to find Grammatical Errors in even the Perfect Articles. -- I have done various TRANSCRIPTIONS, some of even lowest voice-quality. Objectives: ---- Understanding the essence of the job/assignment, Planning/Outlining and Executing the assignment with Perfection according to employer's standards within the given time limits.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Misty P.

Misty P.

Professional Writer documented in the 99th percent...

United States - Last active: 01/22/2012 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

Feedback from recent customers: “Two words, hire her!” -Meagan "Your rocked this. Thank you so much!" -Kendra Tired of writers who don’t use spell check? How about “native” English speakers ratted out by poor preposition usage? Stop wasting your energy with mediocrity and get the assignment done right the first time. It seems that anyone can write, but not just anyone can write well. When you need quality content crafted with voice, perspective, proper grammar, and a touch of American wit, I’m your next project hire.

$16.67 /hr
0 hours
4.60
Casie Stilwell

Casie Stilwell

Editor/Writer/Document Design

United States - Last active: 08/07/2012 - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

I am a web-savvy creative professional based in Ohio. I have successfully published 14 E-books as a ghost writer, and one short story E-book penned under my own name. Today, I’m a versatile freelancer working on e-books, articles, web copy, social media content, business documents and various forms of print design. I believe that working freelance, has provided me with a unique and transferrable knowledge base that you will not be able to get from just anyone, and it proves that I can turn out outstanding work--even when no one watching. I offer many different services with various levels of involvement: Proofreading: I will proof for typographical and grammatcial errors. Copy-editing: I proofread, fix grammatical errors, mark continuity errors, and generally clean up the work without advising any content alterations. Substantive editing: I proofread, copyedit, and give recommendations and critique on content, message, timeline, and accuracy. I offer suggestions on rewrites, including (optionally) doing brief sample rewrites. Write web copy: I craft friendly, clear, and concise texts for your website, e-newsletter, or social media accounts. Graphic (Print) Design: I design logos, company letterhead, flyers, books, newsletters, brochures, posters, mailers, packages and much more. My clients include nonprofit organizations, online magazines, self-publishing authors, independent consultants, and small and large businesses. I am currently available to discuss the contributions I could make to you or your company.

$16.67 /hr
0 hours
5.00