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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, 681 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 4.79.

4.79

Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Expert Transcriptionist, proofreader, editor and virtual assistant

    I have assisted companies to realize their data entry needs using word,excel e.t.c. over the past 7 years as a freelancer. Certified translator and transcriptionist, virtual assistant and proofreader. My area of specialty lies in help desk … more

    I have assisted companies to realize their data entry needs using word,excel e.t.c. over the past 7 years as a freelancer. Certified translator and transcriptionist, virtual assistant and proofreader. My area of specialty lies in help desk,user support,hardware and software problem detection and solving and network support,data bases:SQL,web application PHP in addition am a Microsoft certified professional.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 262 HOURS
    • UKRAINE
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Experienced Creative Content Provider

    ### As a writer, I believe in telling stories - engaging, entertaining and highly relevant stories. Stories that build brands and move the sales needle at the same time. After 15+ years in this business I know that they are not mutually … more

    ### As a writer, I believe in telling stories - engaging, entertaining and highly relevant stories. Stories that build brands and move the sales needle at the same time. After 15+ years in this business I know that they are not mutually exclusive. Telling a better, more relevant story is what leads to creative that connects. I've crafted stories for consumers, shareholders, employees, CEOs and middle brand managers of vertical markets with Napoleon complexes. I can put my wide variety of experiences to use in crafting messaging that connects for your brand. ###  less

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    • $18.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 4 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 2 TESTS
  • Game Marketing & Translator Specialist

    4 year of working in Game Marketing, and 2 years of Vietnamese Translator. My experience is games marketing, games operation and mostly everything about online games and mobile games. Experience in English-Vietnamese translation, Experience in working with many of different … more

    4 year of working in Game Marketing, and 2 years of Vietnamese Translator. My experience is games marketing, games operation and mostly everything about online games and mobile games. Experience in English-Vietnamese translation, Experience in working with many of different nationalities and ethnic backgrounds. Passionate about languages, cultural exchange. Strong background in IT fields and game marketing and social marketing, experience with operating game online and mobile games.  less

    translation-english-vietnamese localization proofreading wordpress technical-documentation internet-marketing 00 more less
    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 15 HOURS
    • VIETNAM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Bahasa Indonesia Translator, Tech. Writer, Proof-reading

    I am very proud to be part of knowledge transfer for translating English documents to Bahasa Indonesia and visa versa.

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    • $9.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • INDONESIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Researcher, Academic/technical writer, Data and Information Scientist

    As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval … more

    As a PhD in Computer Science, I am an experienced researcher, academic writer and data and information scientist. Over the last 12 years I have gathered an extensive experience in practising and teaching the following computer science concepts: information retrieval, data mining, machine learning, database management systems using MySQL and Oracle, native XML databases using XML, DOM and SAX, web development techniques using (X)HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL, deploying web services and service oriented architectures, and tuning Apache web server for performance, security and caching. My core competency lies in academic research, data and information science, as well as writing, proofreading and editing of research papers and thesis of all academic levels. I am seeking opportunities to offer my rich professional and academic experience for the strategic growth and developmental needs of your business. My core research interests and strengths are as follows: - Focused information retrieval - Evaluation of focused and content-oriented XML retrieval - Entity retrieval and knowledge discovery - Data mining and big data analytics - Business intelligence and predictive analytics - Time-series data forecasting - Recommendation algorithms for social/news networking sites - Native XML databases, NoSQL and relational database systems - Web servers and web technologies - Web database applications and Internet programming - Web and enterprise security  less

    data-science data-analysis website-analytics internet-research xml-web-services nosql project-management research-papers scientific-writing technical-writing technical-editing proofreading 00 more less
    • $66.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1351 HOURS
    • MACEDONIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • German - English - Translator

    Ability to use existing skills to accurately transcribe and/or translate files while following client guidelines. Fluent in German and English. Typing reports and letters. Receiving and sending e-mails. Transcribe memos in a timely manner. Translate memos in a timely manner. Typing speed of 80 wpm. Type and translate dictated memos, letters, and notes.

    translation-german-english transcription medical-transcription data-entry counseling-psychology customer-service virtual-assistant proofreading email-technical-support german legal-transcription 00 more less
    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 131 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Administrative Support/Wordpress/Translator/Google/Developer

    I am here because I want to apply my knowledge to anybody in the world, my objective is to make money and learn more with the work that I love. I have experience and studies in Higher Level Management Systems … more

    I am here because I want to apply my knowledge to anybody in the world, my objective is to make money and learn more with the work that I love. I have experience and studies in Higher Level Management Systems and Network. I worked with CMS like Wordpress and Joomla and have experience in PHP, HTML, CSS, SQL and update webiste content in general terms and very experienced in Web Research and Data Entry. I done translations from english to spanish about software,apps,websites...,so I am capable to translate english to spanish perfectly.  less

    wordpress joomla ubuntu php html windows-administration windows-xp-administration web-design domain-migration frontpage network-administration translation microsoft-word translation-english-spanish proofreading google-adsense css xhtml facebook-marketing 00 more less
    • $11.99 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 71 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Expert more in Data Entries, Accounting, some Programming.

    “Seeking a position at ABC Company where I can maximize my training experience, where there is a need for a variety of online management tasks including – computer knowledge, organizational abilities, business intelligence and database program use.” • Verbal and written communication … more

    “Seeking a position at ABC Company where I can maximize my training experience, where there is a need for a variety of online management tasks including – computer knowledge, organizational abilities, business intelligence and database program use.” • Verbal and written communication. • Client & partner relationship management. • Attention to detail & organized, self-sufficient & proactive, client & partner hospitality. • Decision making, critical thinking, organizing and planning. • Tolerant and flexible to different situations.  less

    data-entry microsoft-excel microsoft-powerpoint microsoft-access proofreading accounting administrative-support google-searching 00 more less
    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.1
    • 4825 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 7 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • CSR,Virtual Assistant

    I have worked for 6 months as a freelancer.I am a very personable individual, make friends easily and thoroughly enjoy working with people, I am honest, dependable and extremely patient. I am a quick learner and can be trusted to assume the full responsibilities inherent to any task. I am computer literate.

    computer-networking data-analysis data-entry virtual-assistant customer-service blog-commenting link-building yahoo-messenger proofreading data-mining 00 more less
    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.4
    • 94 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
    ASSOCIATED WITH:
  • Database & Sys Admin, ICT Project Manager, Technical Writer

    Dickson Kimani is an accomplished, multi-faceted ICT professional. First off, he is a project manager who has overseen several software development initiatives, both for new applications as well as enhancements to existing systems. He is an ardent proponent of the … more

    Dickson Kimani is an accomplished, multi-faceted ICT professional. First off, he is a project manager who has overseen several software development initiatives, both for new applications as well as enhancements to existing systems. He is an ardent proponent of the Agile methodology, specifically Scrum. He has managed teams ranging in size from 2 to 15 people. He has also been a Systems and Database administrator since 2003, and a senior systems admin since 2009. Experienced in Oracle 10g/ 11g and SQL Server 2005/ 2008/ 2012 database administration, Windows Server and Linux server admin, email administration on Exchange 2007/ 2010, and SAN administration on NetApp. He has managed a team of 7 providing mission-critical IT services to a busy financial-services organization. This includes Oracle & SQL Server database administration, Windows & Linux server admin, and LAN & WAN setp and maintenance. And he has set up a Disaster Recovery plan for the same organization. He is certified as both an Oracle and Microsoft DBA, in addition to ITIL certificaion for ICT service and project management. Finally, he is an excellent technical writer. He has authored several articles and whitepapers on ICT, especially in the areas of database & systems administration and cloud computing. He also uses his tech-writing and communication skills to better communicate with his clients as a project manager and systems administrator.  less

    database-administration database-management oracle-database project-management sql business-analysis technical-writing agile-software-development windows-administration microsoft-excel proofreading erp amazon-web-services stakeholder-management supervisory-skills scrum atlassian-jira atlassian-confluence zendesk t-sql technical-analysis tortoise-svn git database-design oracle-performance-tuning performance-tuning amazon-ec2 testcomplete microsoft-sql-server-administration 00 more less
    • $25.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1291 HOURS
    • KENYA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
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