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Post your proofreading and grammar-checking project on oDesk and hire proof readers and book editors with excellent grammar skills. You will also find professionals who have experience with proofreading software (like grammar and plagiarism checkers) and editing tools (like Microsoft Word’s “track changes” feature) to check the spelling, grammar and vocabulary of your documents. With accuracy and attention to detail, they can proofread business proposals, marketing materials and tech reports; review your articles, blog or website content; or correct book translations and audio transcriptions.

Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Job Cost Overview

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

oDesk Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,876 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78
Last updated: April 1, 2015
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Kathryn  R.

Kathryn R.

Writer, Editor, Proofreader

United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 2

Goal is to become a professional writer. Proficient in creative, academic, journalistic, article, and blog writing. Highly skilled in grammar and various writing styles. Recently published creative writing in online liberal arts journal as well as Azusa Pacific University's literary journal, the West Wind. I am currently pursuing a Bachelor's in English with a concentration in Writing. I love the English language, writing, and editing and will work hard for you to provide the best possible writing pieces for your projects. I can meet and beat deadlines and am quick to respond and communicate when needed. If I have any questions of you, I'll ask right away and make sure that the assignment is as clear as possible in order to provide a great service. My tone can be conversational, informal, professional, academic, and whatever else your particular piece needs. When working with me, you have a guarantee of quality, efficiency, and a great client/contractor experience.

$9.44 /hr
4 hours
4.69
Luca S.

Luca S.

Professional Translating and more

Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

Over the last 5 years I have translated a wide range of documents, files, websites. I'm Italian native speaker. My core competency lies in English to Italian translations and I'm seeking new opportunities. My favourite subjects are videogaming, computer & technology, food & cooking. I also have experience in the following areas: Word, Excel, PDF. I have a strong sense of responsibility for the assigned tasks and I have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Joanna Ochocinska

Joanna Ochocinska

Poland - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 16

I am a creative, reliable and well-organised person with a degree in English Philology and over 8 years of teaching experience both in Poland and the UK. I have experience translating websites, business correspondence, advertising campaign and academic articles. My favourite pastime is creative writing. If you are looking for someone diligent and reliable but also blessed with a little bit of sense of humour to translate, proofread or write something for you, I am the right person!

$11.11 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Claudia K.

Claudia K.

translator English/ German

Germany - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

Upon successful completion of all required exams, I have been authorized by the federal state of Hesse, Germany to use the professional title "State Certified Translator English". During my studies, I have focused on translating texts related to business, economics and finances. As a freelance translator, I am able to translate all kind of texts. During my career, I have translated working and safety instructions, articles, tourism guides, instruction manuals, software applications... I also provide proofreading services for the German language.

$14.00 /hr
8 hours
5.00
Robert Spake

Robert Spake

Writer

United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7

I'm a writer from England. I hold a degree in Philosophy from the University of Canterbury. I have traveled extensively and also lived in America for a period where I studied for a hospitality qualification at the University of Central Florida. I have worked for freelance websites before but am also a novelist. I have four books currently available on Amazon. I am also writing movie reviews and features for Flickering Myth, a website devoted to movies, comic books and other areas of popular culture. I can type at a rate of 60 words per minute and I have experience proofreading my own manuscripts as well as documents for other people.

$12.22 /hr
1 hours
4.98
Georgiana C.

Georgiana C.

Content writer/translator

Malta - Last active: 27 days ago

Great imagination, wit, sense of humour, passion for original pieces, elegant manner of writing. This I can guarantee! I have been a fashion & beauty blogger for the last 3 years, an interpreter and translator (English and Italian). I have also written marketing articles for private clients and created content for newsletters. I have built marketing strategies and I create social media content. I am highly motivated, extremely sharp and punctual and I proofread all my content, which is always original. I am patient and a good listener and that is why working with me is a pleasant job.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Brooke Alcock

Brooke Alcock

Experienced & Efficent Writer, Researcher & Projec...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

Self driven and resourceful with management experience including a strong proficiency in writing, research, customer service, administration, website and events management derived from a background of the arts, financial and property industry and and founded on solid higher education achievements. Currently looking for employment to supplement writing career. I write a popular erotic blog as well as general chick lit and write freelance researched journalistic articles within women's interest and the political arena.

$12.22 /hr
3 hours
4.98
Adam Earl

Adam Earl

Experienced freelance writer with postgraduate deg...

United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Experienced freelance writer in both academic and popular spheres. I will convey your message with integrity and skill, maintaining the tone that you desire your text to convey. I hold a Master of Arts from a top three UK university, and I am currently seeking publication in a number of journals related to my field. You can expect a professional, punctual and reliable service tailored to your requirements. Feel free to contact me or visit my website for further information: www.adamearl.com

$44.44 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Vilja Viita

Vilja Viita

Language Specialist, Translator

Finland - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

Native Finnish speaker with fluency in Spanish and English. Interested in various work involving language processing (translating, editing, proofreading etc.) and research. Experience reading, writing and speaking in several languages for business analysis and customer service. An avid student of languages, linguistics and translation studies in the University of Helsinki. Currently writing a master's thesis on Spanish Philology.

$20.00 /hr
0 hours
5.00
Berenice Oliver

Berenice Oliver

Freelance Writer

Australia - Last active: 24 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am a freelance writer who have been producing articles and ebooks for clients from different industry including, but not limited to, finance, health, travel, and technology. By using my skills in technical researching, and effective writing,I can deliver high quality articles on time. I can also adjust easily based on the requirements set by clients.

$16.67 /hr
0 hours
5.00