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Professional Proofreaders & Copy Editors

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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, 1,764 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Time to Complete oDesk Proofreading Jobs

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on oDesk.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • English-Chinese Translator|Proofreader

    English to Mandarin Translation Skills on oDesk scores a 5.00 out of 5.00. I have been providing professional translation services during the past few years. I speak Cantonese (Traditional Chinese), Mandarin (Simplified Chinese) and English fluently, in addition … more

    English to Mandarin Translation Skills on oDesk scores a 5.00 out of 5.00. I have been providing professional translation services during the past few years. I speak Cantonese (Traditional Chinese), Mandarin (Simplified Chinese) and English fluently, in addition, I am an intermediate French and Korean speaker. I have over 10,000 hours of solid experience in English to Chinese translating (and vice versa), proofreading, editing and re-writing, normally I rewrite or translate about 3,000 words every day. I also have some experiences in French to Chinese translation. 100% manual translation guarantee. Never use machine translation. When clients detect any bugs and dissatisfy with the translation delivery, another round of third-party review could be arranged at my own cost until clients are 200% satisfied. My work is detail oriented yet fast paces because client satisfaction is of the utmost importance to me. Gmail, Skype IM, or any other instant message communications are available. ****I will make every effort to reply within 30 minutes of receiving any query...depending on different time zones. Service Description Office Support Services include 1. internet research; 2. editing and proofreading; 3. translations in EN-CH-EN; 4. business proposals and plans; 5. sale and marketing, finance, legal, and administration; 6. content, blogs, article, and press release writing; 7. website content, forum posting, social media content e.g. facebook, twitter, weibo etc. writing and rewriting; 8. newsletters, brochures and flyers writing;  less

    blog-writing translation-english-chinese proofreading editing 00 more less
    • $11.99 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 43 HOURS
    • HONG KONG
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Interactive PDF Form Creation - PDF Conversion- PDF Editing

    • Over 2 years of data entry and administrative experience • Typing Speed: 60 WPM • Highly skilled in operating a variety of office machines and equipment such as computer, fax, scanner and copier • In-depth knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint … more

    • Over 2 years of data entry and administrative experience • Typing Speed: 60 WPM • Highly skilled in operating a variety of office machines and equipment such as computer, fax, scanner and copier • In-depth knowledge of MS Office applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel) • Excellent knowledge in Adobe programs (Photoshop, Acrobat PDF) • Proven record of using honesty and discretion when handling business information • Demonstrated ability to use office equipment with a high degree of accuracy and efficiency CORE COMPETENCIES • Relationship building • Initiative • Problem solving and decision making • Perform general data entry using SAP, Microsoft Excel and Word. • Input data into a variety of computer programs with pace and correctness • Perform a wide variety of secretarial tasks in support of the business • Answer phones and create notifications in the system • Contact with internal and external customers • Performed data entry-alpha and numeric data entry to add new records, verify, correct, edit, and change • Utilized scanner, copier, telephone, fax machine, and printer to perform tasks ADDITIONAL CAPABILITIES • Able to perform other clerical duties as needed • Positive attitude and excellent interpersonal skills • Demonstrated ability to maintain good manners and efficiency in routine professional relationships  less

    adobe-acrobat adobe-pdf pdf-conversion data-entry microsoft-excel microsoft-word virtual-assistant proofreading word-processing 00 more less
    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 32 HOURS
    • MACEDONIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Work with translation, editing and proofreading.

    I have the First Certificate in English (FCE) from Cambridge. I'm getting my degree on languages, so I can work as both translation and editing jobs. (Portuguese/English). I have experience with editing, proofreading and translation too. Eu tenho … more

    I have the First Certificate in English (FCE) from Cambridge. I'm getting my degree on languages, so I can work as both translation and editing jobs. (Portuguese/English). I have experience with editing, proofreading and translation too. Eu tenho o diploma de Cambridge, de nível high-intermediate de inglês. Estou me formando em Letras, então posso trabalhar tanto como tradutora, como editora. (Português/Inglês). Tenho experiência com edição, revisão e tradução também.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • BRAZIL
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Writing, Editing, & Proofreading

    I have a Bachelor's Degree in English and have been working as a freelance writer and editor since June 2014. I have edited books and have gained experience in blogging and social media marketing. I enjoy a challenge and … more

    I have a Bachelor's Degree in English and have been working as a freelance writer and editor since June 2014. I have edited books and have gained experience in blogging and social media marketing. I enjoy a challenge and am a stickler for proper grammar and punctuation. My most recent out-of-home employment was for a mental health agency performing admissions interviews for clients. I was responsible for compiling and writing all relevant information for the initial client file. I was also responsible for editing and proofreading my own work. I am familiar with medical terminology, particularly in the field of Psychology. I also have past experience in education and child care. I have a flexible schedule, and I enjoy both fictional and informative writing. I can write informative blogs and develop quality website content and offer suggestions for maintaining a strong social media presence.  less

    editing proofreading creative-writing blog-writing content-writing cover-letter-writing copywriting product-descriptions resume-writing 00 more less
    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 184 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
  • Professional English - Dutch Translator

    Skilled and responsible English-Dutch translator. Native Dutch speaker with a bachelor's degree in Dutch Language & Culture and a research master's degree in Rhetoric. My main translation experience is in the financial and academic fields, and in subtitling. I … more

    Skilled and responsible English-Dutch translator. Native Dutch speaker with a bachelor's degree in Dutch Language & Culture and a research master's degree in Rhetoric. My main translation experience is in the financial and academic fields, and in subtitling. I offer high quality translations at affordable rates, localization to the Dutch market, excellent communication and fast delivery. I provide high quality human translations with the aid of SDL Trados Studio 2014, a professional translation program which keeps the format and layout of the original documents intact. I am highly communicative and I will keep you updated about my progress, as well as request more information in case I have any questions about context. As with all my customers, I will make sure you are satisfied with the quality of my translations and speed of delivery. Please send me a message if you are interested in working with me.  less

    translation-english-dutch translation-dutch-english proofreading subtitling 00 more less
    • $17.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 24 HOURS
    • NETHERLANDS
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Copyeditor & Proofreader

    It is my goal to enhance the communication of ideas between author and reader by utilizing exceptional proofreading and copyediting skills. As a new freelancer, I am eager to gain experience and to begin building strong working relationships with new … more

    It is my goal to enhance the communication of ideas between author and reader by utilizing exceptional proofreading and copyediting skills. As a new freelancer, I am eager to gain experience and to begin building strong working relationships with new clients. I have a keen eye for detail and am extremely thorough. I have never missed a deadline. I am knowledgeable in a broad range of subjects, especially those involving the humanities and the performing arts. I look forward to working with you!  less

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    • $12.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 7 TESTS
  • Proofreader and copy-editor

    Unlike other members of this and similar websites, I have dedicated my working life to proofreading and work full-time as a freelancer. I am experienced and qualified. My qualification is from The Publishing Training Centre - the preferred training institution of … more

    Unlike other members of this and similar websites, I have dedicated my working life to proofreading and work full-time as a freelancer. I am experienced and qualified. My qualification is from The Publishing Training Centre - the preferred training institution of The Society for Editors and Proofreaders. My proofreading and writing skills are complemented by an understanding of a range of texts and subjects. I hold a BA(Hons) which included the study of Philosophy, History, Politics, Film Studies and French Language and Culture; an MA in 20th Century French and Francophone Literature (completed on scholarship); and a Graduate Diploma in Law. I have worked as a Research Assistant, and am also heavily involved in theatre. I am the previous Literary Manager of the award-winning Finborough Theatre, London, where I worked closely with writers to improve their texts.  less

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    • $25.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 581 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Proofreader

    Proofreader, writer, historian, and calligrapher Over the years, I have written and proofread an abundance of papers including master's thesis documents. Currently I work as a substitute teacher and tutor. Most commonly I am asked to cover long term … more

    Proofreader, writer, historian, and calligrapher Over the years, I have written and proofread an abundance of papers including master's thesis documents. Currently I work as a substitute teacher and tutor. Most commonly I am asked to cover long term positions for social studies and English classes.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • NO FEEDBACK GIVEN
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • The English language is weird-I can help.

    My talents lie in the areas of written communication, researching, creating documents, proofreading, editing, rewriting, and organization of information, with great attention to detail and accuracy. I have experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Publisher, and Excel. My years … more

    My talents lie in the areas of written communication, researching, creating documents, proofreading, editing, rewriting, and organization of information, with great attention to detail and accuracy. I have experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Publisher, and Excel. My years of work history include grant writing for a nonprofit educational organization, light bookkeeping, retail, and clerical positions. I am self-motivated, dedicated, and enthusiastic. I enjoy and look forward to learning new skills and tasks.  less

    proofreading editing microsoft-excel microsoft-publisher microsoft-word word-processing clerical-skills data-entry newsletter-writing 00 more less
    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 644 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Word artist: Copy-editing at Trying Words

    I am deadline driven and love to perfect word play. I have a BA from Eckerd College with five published books and over 90 articles sold. Writing and editing come as a natural extension of my love of reading. If … more

    I am deadline driven and love to perfect word play. I have a BA from Eckerd College with five published books and over 90 articles sold. Writing and editing come as a natural extension of my love of reading. If you are looking for polished clarity and effective manuscripts or copy, let me use my dedication to get you the results you need. The work in my portfolio is labeled as EDITED or CREATED. The edited projects were copy-edited by me, the created projects were written by me and have been published. For much more of my own writing, please visit the Trying Words website at www.andreamgilson.com. Thank you. I hope to be working with you soon.  less

    copy-editing copywriting editing proofreading academic-writing 00 more less
    • $31.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 11 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 0 TESTS
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