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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

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.78.

4.78

Last updated: March 1, 2015

  • Translator - 100% Bilingual Industrial Engineer (English/Spanish)

    Organized, intelligent and bilingual professional with a B.Sc degree in Industrial Engineering from one of Mexico's top universities. Born and raised near the USA-Mexico border, I have spent 7 years working as an engineer for american companies on … more

    Organized, intelligent and bilingual professional with a B.Sc degree in Industrial Engineering from one of Mexico's top universities. Born and raised near the USA-Mexico border, I have spent 7 years working as an engineer for american companies on both sides of the border. Subsequently, I have 10+ yrs experience doing professional translations for the following applications: -Webpages -Manuals -Technical engineering documents -Legal documents -Articles Excellent grammar, spelling, and overall writing skills in both english and spanish. Other info: TOEFL Score - 655 (August 2011) GMAT Score - 610 (March 2010)  less

    translation translation-english-spanish translation-spanish-english proofreading copywriting creative-writing article-writing business-writing industrial-engineering technical-writing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • MEXICO
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • SEO Content Writer

    My goal is to provide high-quality, SEO-friendly content for my clients. I am a native English speaker with a B.A. in Communication Studies. I am also available for copywriting, editing, and social media content curating. Please view my oDesk … more

    My goal is to provide high-quality, SEO-friendly content for my clients. I am a native English speaker with a B.A. in Communication Studies. I am also available for copywriting, editing, and social media content curating. Please view my oDesk test results and the following points: • Creative, analytical writer with keen editorial eye, strong research skills, and experience developing content for print media, social media, blogs, newsletters, and on-air/online venues; creative development of websites, promotional campaigns, events, partnerships, marketing, and advertising. Knowledge of AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style, APA Style Guide, and MLA Formatting and Style Guide. • Experienced project leader and manager. Highly organized and detail-oriented with proven capacity to perform under pressure with multiple projects and deadlines. Self managing, disciplined; able to work remotely, virtually, and independently with consummate professionalism. Team player • Tech & Social Media Savvy—Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Market Samurai, Long Tail Pro, Google Adwords and Adsense, Adobe Reader, Photoshop, WordPress, Google Drive/Docs, Dropbox, Evernote.  less

    seo-keyword-research editing proofreading seo-backlinking content-writing internet-research market-research 00 more less
    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 8 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Professional Writing, Translating and more

    I'm a writer and a translator. Over the last 7 years I have translated a wide range of documents, files, websites. I'm Italian native speaker, I also speak English, Spanish and a little bit of French. My core … more

    I'm a writer and a translator. Over the last 7 years I have translated a wide range of documents, files, websites. I'm Italian native speaker, I also speak English, Spanish and a little bit of French. My core competency lies in English to Italian. My favourite subjects are travel & tourism, personal development, health, cooking. I also have experience in the following areas: Word, Excel, PDF, Wordpress, Google. I have a strong sense of responsibility for the assigned tasks and I have the ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.  less

    translation-english-italian italian article-writing proofreading data-entry 00 more less
    • $15.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • ITALY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • English-Thai linguist & translator | Thai voice-over

    ABOUT ME: I graduated from Thammasat University with a bachelor's degree in French and English. While studying at the university, I was awarded a one-year scholarship from the French government to be an exchange student at the Center for … more

    ABOUT ME: I graduated from Thammasat University with a bachelor's degree in French and English. While studying at the university, I was awarded a one-year scholarship from the French government to be an exchange student at the Center for Applied Linguistics at Franche-Comte University in Besancon, France, where I earned a diploma in French Studies. Following my time in France, I went into the field of international banking at Krung Thai Bank Pcl in Chiang Mai, Thailand. At the age of 32, I decided to quit banking to continue my studies and attended the University of Auckland in New Zealand. While studying for my master's, I analyzed the process whereby a European-descended New Zealander had learned the endangered Maori language spoken by the country's indigenous people of the same name. I received my master's degree in 2004 in applied language studies and linguistics. I have been working as a contract lecturer in English at Maejo University in Chiang Mai, Thailand, and works for a range of translation companies and private clients at home and abroad. In addition to my Thai mother tongue, I speak English fluently and French at an advanced level. MY SPECIALTIES: art, banking & finance (FOREX, securities, int'l finance etc.), business & commerce, cosmetics, education & pedagogy & ELT, food & hospitality, human resource, humanities, language & linguistics, legal (contract, agreement, law etc.), life sciences (medical, healthcare, pharmaceutical, clinical trial, PROs etc.), management, market research, research, social sciences and sociology. MY CORE SERVICES: translation, editing & proofreading & review, transcreation, linguistic validation, linguistic quality control (reconciliation & verification), voice-over/narration, transcription, subtitle & transcription & audio translation, language assessment, research, interpreting.  less

    thai proofreading transcription translation-english-thai translation-thai-english english linguistics subtitling editing typing 00 more less
    • $60.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • THAILAND
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Professional HR /IT Recruiter, Real Estate Expert , Admin/Bus.Dev.

    To join an organization and contribute to its growth/expansion with my unending pursuit for excellence in the field of work assigned to me; Have high affinity for challenging tasks and new endeavor hope to be professionally trained and ultimately … more

    To join an organization and contribute to its growth/expansion with my unending pursuit for excellence in the field of work assigned to me; Have high affinity for challenging tasks and new endeavor hope to be professionally trained and ultimately given a challenging position with an opportunity for career advancement. - Excellent cross-cultural communication skills - Positive-thinking with good working attitude - Patient, Willing to learn and adapt to changes - Disciplined, Self-driven, Self-motivated & Result Oriented - Ability to work in a team and independently under pressure From all my past employment experiences, I have acquired a strong interpersonal skill which enables me to adapt easily in any environment that I am in. Self-motivated, approachable, highly dependable personality filled with a desire for continual upgrade and improvement; has also opened up more opportunities and greater exposure for me. "No matter what qualification's we have, no matter how good we are, always remember how important TEAM WORK is. Without that team behind us, we have nothing."  less

    recruiting business-development virtual-assistant proofreading editing blog-writing sales customer-service data-entry email-handling chat-support lead-generation market-research telemarketing seo 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.7
    • 13160 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Virtual Assistant | Excellent Web Researcher | Data Entry Specialist

    ✓ Verified and Certified oDesk Contractor ✓ Member of oDesk Elite Group: All Star Freelancer Silver Club (Screen snap can be found in my portfolio below) I am Monaliza "Izza" Nuguit. A Philippine-based Virtual Assistant, serving companies, business owners and professionals from … more

    ✓ Verified and Certified oDesk Contractor ✓ Member of oDesk Elite Group: All Star Freelancer Silver Club (Screen snap can be found in my portfolio below) I am Monaliza "Izza" Nuguit. A Philippine-based Virtual Assistant, serving companies, business owners and professionals from around the world. I can provide you with Administrative Assistance on a long-term or short-term contract. I am available 30-40 hours a week and can work on weekends and even on holidays! My services include, but not limited to, the following: • MS Office Applications (i.e. MS Word, Excel, Outlook) • Web Research, Lead Research, LinkedIn Research (Knows Boolean Search Method) • Data Entry / Creating databases • Converting JPEG or PDF Files into MS Word/Excel Format • Handling/managing CRM systems • Social Media Management (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest etc.) • Editing or Retouching Pictures • Transcription • Email Support • Wordpress Support I have used and familiar with the following Websites: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, Blogger, Hootsuite, Google Docs, Google Plus, SocialOomph, Gist, Four Square, Nimble, Mail Chimp, Constant Contact, Zendesk and many others. Top qualities: Great Results, Good Value, High Integrity.  less

    administrative-support crm data-entry database-management email-handling google-docs hootsuite internet-research lead-generation mailchimp microsoft-excel microsoft-word mind-mapping pinterest-marketing proofreading social-media-marketing transcription translation-english-filipino virtual-assistant wordpress facebook-marketing 00 more less
    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5583 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 12 TESTS
  • Top25 Virtual Asst 2010*oDesk Top 10 Excel Expert*Research*Data Entry

    Ranked 8th on oDesk Top 25 Virtual Assistants for January 2010 Objective: To be able to apply the skills I have gained in my 15 years of experience in a corporate setting by providing world-class assistance to companies worldwide. I … more

    Ranked 8th on oDesk Top 25 Virtual Assistants for January 2010 Objective: To be able to apply the skills I have gained in my 15 years of experience in a corporate setting by providing world-class assistance to companies worldwide. I'm an expert in Excel spreadsheets and have excellent numerical and Internet research abilities. I also do company/competitor research. For the last 4 years, I have managed data entry teams in oDesk. I can type at 75-80 wpm.  less

    data-entry internet-research microsoft-excel google-searching database-management data-analysis transcription web-content-management mailchimp icontact adobe-photoshop microsoft-word administrative-support proofreading translation-filipino-english 00 more less
    • $12.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 5077 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Efficient, Reliable and Cost-Effective Online Assistant

    A skilled customer service provider with technical backgound, I have worked in the BPO industry for 3 years and have handled both customer service and technical support positions. I have sufficient knowledge of the internet, MS Office applications, telephone etiquette … more

    A skilled customer service provider with technical backgound, I have worked in the BPO industry for 3 years and have handled both customer service and technical support positions. I have sufficient knowledge of the internet, MS Office applications, telephone etiquette, email and chat support and other administrative tasks. My commitment is to ensure complete client satisfaction, consistent delivery of service, attention to detail and quality performance. I am always driven to work with integrity and excellence.  less

    customer-service wordpress email-handling chat-support order-processing order-entry proofreading article-submission ad-posting data-entry call-handling virtual-assistant zendesk 00 more less
    • $12.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 11895 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 23 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
  • Freelance Writer

    I'm a professional writer with work featured in both print and online publications. I also have a wealth of experience in Public Relations. Although sports, and football in particular, is what I specialize in, I have also written travel … more

    I'm a professional writer with work featured in both print and online publications. I also have a wealth of experience in Public Relations. Although sports, and football in particular, is what I specialize in, I have also written travel and food articles, and would be open to other subjects as well. My work can be found in various magazines and websites in the Philippines, as well as a football website based in the United Kingdom. I am a dedicated worker and take deadlines very seriously.  less

    article-writing content-writing press-release-writing travel-writing news-writing-style editorial-writing proofreading 00 more less
    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • English-Spanish Translator / Proof-reader

    English-Spanish translator. Spanish is my first language. I am responsible, resourceful and learned. I like to show my love of languages through my work. I guarantee fast and accurate translations always. I live and work in Mexico, but have been … more

    English-Spanish translator. Spanish is my first language. I am responsible, resourceful and learned. I like to show my love of languages through my work. I guarantee fast and accurate translations always. I live and work in Mexico, but have been always immersed in American culture. I am familiar with both cultures, as I grew up with both of them. I studied foreign languages throughout my education, although I chose to study for a Degree in Culinary Arts. This has enabled me to travel, immerse myself in other cultures, and complement my knowledge of foreign languages. Skills and Characteristics: Native Spanish Speaker Excellent Command of the English Language Resourceful, Responsible and Ethical Qualifications: Over 15 years of experience with the English Language 5 years of direct experience translating technical texts, mostly, for the Tourist Industry and Culinary Arts culture. Graduated from a Bi-cultural program in which half the classes were given in English, also studied French and German I have worked as English teacher, I scored 570 on my last TOEFL (taken during highschool). I love also love literature and generally culture in all its forms.  less

    translation proofreading article-writing translation-english-spanish translation-spanish-english 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • MEXICO
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
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