Professional Proofreaders & Copy Editors

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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

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.

4.79

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
    • 8100 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 24 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
    GROUPS:
  • 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
    GROUPS:
  • 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

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 2845 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • English to Spanish and German to Spanish translator.

    Years of experience translating from English, French and German to Spanish. Can proofread and transcribe in Spanish. Vast experience in English Teaching to students of all ages. Bachelor degree in Buiness Administration, will excel in Technical Paper translation. Several years … more

    Years of experience translating from English, French and German to Spanish. Can proofread and transcribe in Spanish. Vast experience in English Teaching to students of all ages. Bachelor degree in Buiness Administration, will excel in Technical Paper translation. Several years experience writing about stats and studies. I can work with deadlines and would have no problem in providing samples before the job. I have MS Office 2007 and Trados 2011.  less

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    • $12.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 158 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 4 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Virtual Assistant, Marketing, Translator for German, Data Entry..

    Welcome on my profile I have experience with marketing, web research and data entry, translating and proofreading on English, German, Spanish, Serbian.. Also I am posting ads on CL for 2 years. Until now I have worked for other people … more

    Welcome on my profile I have experience with marketing, web research and data entry, translating and proofreading on English, German, Spanish, Serbian.. Also I am posting ads on CL for 2 years. Until now I have worked for other people, but now i am feeling prepared to work for me. I have my own PVAs and Proxies that are working in almost every section of CL. My advantages over others is that I am 24/7 available, I am hardworking and ambitious individual who will make everything to keep his word and satisfying the employer. I am always prepare for new job and new experience.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 554 HOURS
    • MACEDONIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 2 TESTS
  • Writer, Editor, Translator

    During my career, a large portion as been spent writing and editing various documents. I have also been working part-time as a sports editor for a local community newspaper. After retirement from government service, the past 7 years have seen … more

    During my career, a large portion as been spent writing and editing various documents. I have also been working part-time as a sports editor for a local community newspaper. After retirement from government service, the past 7 years have seen me writing and teaching English ESL material, creating corporate security policy papers, and working for various employers through oDesk. I also do translations from English to Finnish to English. I do wish to find an employer in need of someone with excellent English writing, editing and proofreading skills. That person could be me...  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 133 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 14 TESTS
  • copywriter, editor, proofreader

    Being a charismatic native English speaker and having a background in marketing, I marry these two attributes to produce superb copy that is clear, creative, engaging and persuasive. My marketing, business and copywriting experience coupled with my naturally creative writing … more

    Being a charismatic native English speaker and having a background in marketing, I marry these two attributes to produce superb copy that is clear, creative, engaging and persuasive. My marketing, business and copywriting experience coupled with my naturally creative writing style and fervent attention to detail translates into powerful, immaculately written, edited and proofread copy—every time. Be assured, by hiring me you will receive nothing but the very best work—samples are in my portfolio (more are available) and my feedback speaks for itself. It's a small investment for a big return.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 208 HOURS
    • UNITED KINGDOM
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 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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