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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

Time needed to complete a Proofreading project on oDesk.

Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Experienced Technical Writer, Business Writer and Copywriter

    Talented, detail-oriented technical writing professional with over 7 years of experience communicating technical information clearly and effectively. I have written numerous user manuals, software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. For the last 6 years I have produced technical … more

    Talented, detail-oriented technical writing professional with over 7 years of experience communicating technical information clearly and effectively. I have written numerous user manuals, software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. For the last 6 years I have produced technical documentation for a Java-based CMS. I can write in almost any environment and have experience with Jira, Confluence (Wiki), SVN, Git and more. My writing is backed by more than 20 years of varied commercial, legal and technical experience. I own and run two successful websites and keep current on new SEO and web strategies and advancements.  less

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    • $66.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 8132 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 24 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • Professional Writer / British-American / Blogger / Ghost Writer

    Over the last 10 years I have worked in several different areas of business including press, promotions, publishing, editing, writing, and marketing. I am a published ghost writer with several publications under my belt including books and articles. I am … more

    Over the last 10 years I have worked in several different areas of business including press, promotions, publishing, editing, writing, and marketing. I am a published ghost writer with several publications under my belt including books and articles. I am also published under my own name in books, magazines and on my personal website No Tea After 12. I have exceptional editing and writing skills, a strong background in project management, and meticulous attention to detail. I also possess good research and fact-checking abilities, and I can adhere to tight schedules as necessary. I have the ability to devise exciting content, as well as promotional and sales material and I regularly generate copy for PR and press initiatives. I also have experience in web content management, basic HTML, and data entry. As well as a strong background in both typing and copywriting.  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 481 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 6 TESTS
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  • Native Finnish translator

    I'm Aino, 20-year-old business student, native Finnish speaker, currently living in Estonia. I'm studying international business administration and majoring in marketing & business communications. I'm available for creative writing, English-Finnish-English translations and proofreading. Feel free to contact me … more

    I'm Aino, 20-year-old business student, native Finnish speaker, currently living in Estonia. I'm studying international business administration and majoring in marketing & business communications. I'm available for creative writing, English-Finnish-English translations and proofreading. Feel free to contact me if you're having any questions or have an interesting job offer in hand!  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5 HOURS
    • FINLAND
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 1 TEST
  • Freelance Writer

    I am looking forward to writing articles for web sites or magazines.I write children stories and poetry.I also can rewrite articles when necessary for anyone.I enjoy doing research on the internet.I have over 15 years experience … more

    I am looking forward to writing articles for web sites or magazines.I write children stories and poetry.I also can rewrite articles when necessary for anyone.I enjoy doing research on the internet.I have over 15 years experience working in customer service; and I have experience responding to customer emails.I am looking for a email response job.I can start now. I am very interested in admin assistant jobs. I enjoy doing web research projects. I use appropriate methods of gathering the necessary data and examine it before sending it out. I have done many research projects in the past. I enjoy doing research and that is very important. I am a very hard working, diligent and very effective person . I pay attention to detail. If there are questions; I will not hesitate to ask. I just had my first book published: How the Same Disaster Can Hit the Same Family Two Times I enjoy reading and doing reviews on books. I also enjoy doing translations from German to English and English to Germann. I have two children books published.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 3 HOURS
    • GERMANY
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Experienced Data Entry & Social Media Marketer w/ BA in English

    Born and raised in the Lansing, MI area of the United States. Native to the United States and native English speaker. I have a strong history of data entry, social media expertise, and network marketing experience. Between running my own … more

    Born and raised in the Lansing, MI area of the United States. Native to the United States and native English speaker. I have a strong history of data entry, social media expertise, and network marketing experience. Between running my own business fully online, using forums and social media for information and gaining experience, and helping others build their own experience, I have a well-known audience and fan base. I have a degree in English and Education from Michigan State University, have 12 years of sales experience, and 4+ years of marketing background. Quick to communicate and hardworking, I will prove myself a great asset to help with your business needs.  less

    social-media-marketing data-entry proofreading blog-writing 00 more less
    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2862 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Pro English / Russian Localization

    FOR PRO ODESK PARTNERS ONLY PRO TRANSLATION I localize ENGLISH and RUSSIAN texts for 17 years. It's mostly IT or technical stuff, software, sites, movies, games, and books. And I like my job. PRO CUSTOMERS I may not disclose … more

    FOR PRO ODESK PARTNERS ONLY PRO TRANSLATION I localize ENGLISH and RUSSIAN texts for 17 years. It's mostly IT or technical stuff, software, sites, movies, games, and books. And I like my job. PRO CUSTOMERS I may not disclose details on a public page, but major IT and engineering companies regularly invite me to translate their highly visible content. PRO MARKETING I graduated from Moscow State University (psychology faculty) in 1997. Then I worked at Moscow Gestalt Institute. I also partnered with COMCON-2, IPSOS & Mart market research companies and facilitated intercultural exchange. My expertise covers practical usage of psychology. PRO QA Every client likes when their deliverables are checked using ApSic Xbench QA tool for free. I also make final edits (just once!) free of charge. That's why my translations do not require considerable time / efforts to be finalized. PRO SOFTWARE No one is supposed to be a jack of all trades, but when it comes to l10n, it's good to have someone around who uses Trados 2007-2011, Passolo, Idiom, Wordfast, MemoQ, MS Localization Portal, ApSIC Xbench, Google Plus hangouts, Pro Tools, Audacity, Soundcloud, Camtasia, and Dropbox. PRO WORKSTATION My PC configuration is Core i5 3400, 8 Gb RAM, a big SSD plus 2 good displays. Accessoires include a HD webcam, a pro MIDI keabord and a pro DigiDesign soundcard. I also use a tablet to check your emails. Your Skype calls are recorded or/and redirected to my cell phone within 30 seconds. PRO QUALIFICATION I may not publish my localization projects because of NDAs. But I invite you to look at my LinkedIn profile http://www.linkedin.com/pub/andrei-kostrikov/a/866/77 Feel free to offer a short unpaid test or a more extensive paid test. PRO WORKFLOW Translation rate: USD 0.06-0.10 per source word Revision rate: USD 0.03 per source word Hourly job: average rate is USD 15 per hour Big simple tasks cost less. Your discounts for 100% and fuzzy repetitions are OK with me. Urgent projects (> 2000 source words per day) and projects with lots of reference files cost a bit more. PRO MULTIMEDIA A small team of sworn multimedia editors is always ready to dub, voice-over, clean or master your audio/video files. They use Mac Pros + Mboxes + Pro Tools + good plugins and monitors to achieve broadcasting quality. And they partner with me as a translator. A PRO SEEKS FOR PRO PARTNERS What I expect from you? 1. Hourly jobs 2. Respect (strict 'free ride' ban) 3. User-friendly environment Treat me as a nearby family doctor. And I'll do my best for you, in turn.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.1
    • 337 HOURS
    • RUSSIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
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  • Author, Editor, Proofreader, Technical Expert

    It is my desire to become the chosen person for all of your editing, writing, and proofreading projects! I am a former post secondary professor with extensive academic and technical publishing experience in numerous disciplines, including sociology, psychology, critical thinking … more

    It is my desire to become the chosen person for all of your editing, writing, and proofreading projects! I am a former post secondary professor with extensive academic and technical publishing experience in numerous disciplines, including sociology, psychology, critical thinking, nutrition and alternative medicine, health science, anatomy and physiology, hospitality, English grammar, and many, many more. I am able to efficiently multi-task, and I strive to exceed customer expectations. I am a fulltime freelance author who is comfortable with any challenge. Previous and current employers contact me as their "go to person" for challenging and demanding projects. I am a workaholic, and will gladly work with you to produce quality results of which you can be proud.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.5
    • 30 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 4 TESTS
  • Editor, Rewriter, Proofreader, Researcher, Interviewer

    After 15 years as a newspaper reporter, I want to put my research, writing and editing skills to work for my own benefit. I have extensive background in government, public finance and history along with the ability to spin a … more

    After 15 years as a newspaper reporter, I want to put my research, writing and editing skills to work for my own benefit. I have extensive background in government, public finance and history along with the ability to spin a great feature story. I can write clear, concise copy on deadline. If you already have written it, I can both proofread and edit your writing. (They are different skillsets and not everyone can do both.) I also can teach you how to be a better writer. As far as research, I don't know everything but I do know where to find everything beyond just mass data scraping. I won a research award long before the Internet. I also can take all that information and condense to something the average reader can understand.  less

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    • $15.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.4
    • 750 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
  • Android Developer | ASP.Net | Web Design | SEO | ORM | Senuke-X

    I graduated with a degree of BS in Computer Science. I have good debugging skills and have experience in the following: IDE: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Eclipse, Arduino Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, C#, XML, HTML, CSS3, Javascript, and PHP … more

    I graduated with a degree of BS in Computer Science. I have good debugging skills and have experience in the following: IDE: Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Eclipse, Arduino Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, C#, XML, HTML, CSS3, Javascript, and PHP Database: MySql I have worked as a medical professional for two (2) years. I'm in to adventure that's why I engage myself in SEO, article spinning, proofreading, programming, web development, web design, and photography. I would like to impart my skill and dedication to future employers as an expression of my gratitude for being able to achieve such grace.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.2
    • 893 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 7 TESTS
  • Copywriter, Content Writer, Blogger, Facebook Page Manager, Editor

    I am a skilled, professional copywriter, blogger and editor with more than 25 years experience in both print and online media. My specialties include drug and alcohol addiction, rehabilitation and treatment centers, senior services and garden writing. I manage two … more

    I am a skilled, professional copywriter, blogger and editor with more than 25 years experience in both print and online media. My specialties include drug and alcohol addiction, rehabilitation and treatment centers, senior services and garden writing. I manage two successful Facebook pages. I strive for clearly written, error-free work, always delivered on time. I understand the importance of SEO and how to make it work for you. I am committed to excellence in the written word. I take pride in my work.  less

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    • $53.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 22 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 9 TESTS
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