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
    • 8092 HOURS
    • SOUTH AFRICA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 24 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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  • 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
    • 2811 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 3 TESTS
  • Transcription/Data Entry/Research/Writing/Billing Professional

    Over 6 years of medical transcription experience. Very familiar with medical terminology being a graduate of physical therapy with 4-5 years as a medical representative plus 1 year as a medical biller. Also, dabbles in writing just recently and willing … more

    Over 6 years of medical transcription experience. Very familiar with medical terminology being a graduate of physical therapy with 4-5 years as a medical representative plus 1 year as a medical biller. Also, dabbles in writing just recently and willing to do more. Meticulous in terms of work quality as well as time management. A quick learner and a believer in delivering the best results in the most efficient way possible.  less

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    • $5.56 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1420 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 5 TESTS
  • Professional Grant Reviewer, Content Editor/Writer

    Over the last 6 years I have developed a range of writing, proofreading, and editing skills. Some of these include Word Office, Google Docs, and Drive. I have edited multiple types of projects, such as quick answers as well as … more

    Over the last 6 years I have developed a range of writing, proofreading, and editing skills. Some of these include Word Office, Google Docs, and Drive. I have edited multiple types of projects, such as quick answers as well as long, detailed articles. I am looking for more editing projects to utilize the skills I have obtained. I also have experience in transcribing, VoIP, Excel, Internet research, and data entry.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 1235 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Professional translations by certified German translator

    As a certified German translator I am constantly looking for new business relationships and translations projects, as well as projects that include English/German correspondence, localization, proof reading, and copy writing. I obtained a Master's degree in translation studies … more

    As a certified German translator I am constantly looking for new business relationships and translations projects, as well as projects that include English/German correspondence, localization, proof reading, and copy writing. I obtained a Master's degree in translation studies as well as a Bachelor's degree in International Business, Economy and Marketing. Additionally, I am a certified translator for English by the state of Germany. Over the last 7 years I was able to gain experience in translating, proofreading and writing English and German text. My work includes translation and proofreading tasks of the following areas: LEGAL: legal documents, contracts, waivers, imprints and non-disclosure agreements IT: website content and software applications, as well as technical user manuals, product write-ups buyer's guides and mobile Apps MARKETING: business communication, presentations and marketing/ PR materials EDUCATIONAL: language learning materials for German including in depth explanation of grammar rules, creation of flashcards and course materials TECHNICAL: technical text, product manuals and description Copy Writing experience: E-Books, product information with SEO focus, Travel guides, Articles and Blogs I'm aware of the differences between creative translation and exact translation and will adapt my style to your respective needs. Furthermore, I work with SDL Trados to ensure the highest possible quality of my translations, including the layout and formatting of the source documents. My work is very detail-oriented, yet fast-paces because Client satisfaction is of the utmost importance to me.  less

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    • $33.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1482 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 6 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
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  • Freelance Writer for Hire

    Hello and thank you for reviewing my profile. I'm a professional freelance writer with over four years experience. I am well-versed in many types of writing styles and formats. My services include writing, editing and proofreading. Furthermore, I can … more

    Hello and thank you for reviewing my profile. I'm a professional freelance writer with over four years experience. I am well-versed in many types of writing styles and formats. My services include writing, editing and proofreading. Furthermore, I can perform data entry, internet research, and a host of other computer and/or internet related tasks. All work will be performed with great speed and accuracy. If you need any of the mentioned skills listed above, please feel free to contact me. Thank you for your time and consideration.  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1572 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • MULTI-TALENTED WRITER

    I am seeking new opportunities in the field of freelance copywriting, ghost writing and/or creative writing. I have over 25 years experience working in a professional environment, but have found my niche and true passion as I write. The … more

    I am seeking new opportunities in the field of freelance copywriting, ghost writing and/or creative writing. I have over 25 years experience working in a professional environment, but have found my niche and true passion as I write. The majority of my professional career has been with the Federal Government and has required my being flexible, multi-talented and able to adjust to constant change. I've got 5 years management experience; my skills are varied and numerous and in almost all cases, well above average. I possess exceptional communication skills and take care to keep my projects manageable so as to give each and every client the expert attention to detail and quality copy they deserve. I've gained invaluable experience and have perfected my writing and marketing skills immeasurably through my o'Desk experience. Any buyer willing to take a chance with me will not be disappointed.  less

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    • $27.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 1257 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
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  • Professional and Experienced Virtual Assistant Available to Help You

    Over the years, I have perfected my skills as an administrative assistant performing various tasks such as data entry, typing, office management, customer service, email handling, website researching, payroll processing, editing, transcribing and translating. I am looking for opportunities to … more

    Over the years, I have perfected my skills as an administrative assistant performing various tasks such as data entry, typing, office management, customer service, email handling, website researching, payroll processing, editing, transcribing and translating. I am looking for opportunities to use these skills to help you and your business strive from my home office. I have experience with the Internet, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Desktop Publishing, Corel WordPerfect, Lotus Notes, and Word Press. I am an excellent speller and proofreader with a typing speed of 85-90 wpm.  less

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    • $10.00 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.2
    • 2639 HOURS
    • CANADA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 3 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
  • Writer / Editor / Marketing Strategist

    I specialize in writing and editing for copy and content. While Vice President Marketing for ASEAN Affairs magazine, the one and only publication specializing on ASEAN distributed to five continents, my proofreading and editing excellence were used on each issue … more

    I specialize in writing and editing for copy and content. While Vice President Marketing for ASEAN Affairs magazine, the one and only publication specializing on ASEAN distributed to five continents, my proofreading and editing excellence were used on each issue as the final arbiter for copy and content. As an editor for International News Editing, I edited features and articles for Bernama (Malaysia), The Nation (Thailand), The Kuwait Times, and The Straight's Times (Singapore). As an Advanced Communicator Silver with Toastmasters International, I was a national leader in Thailand where I served as Area Governor. I have lived in four countries on four continents; England, Australia, America, and Thailand . I presently reside in Bangkok.  less

    business-writing editing copy-editing magazine-layout proofreading customer-service helpdesk-support 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 4460 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 14 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 10 TESTS
  • VA,WordPress Site Manager, SEO Writer/Blogger with TEFL Certificates.

    Over the past 4 years I have gained experience in SEO writing, for various web sites, and blogs. My partner is a designer/developer and as a team we have developed key marketing tools, improved SEO, and the general look … more

    Over the past 4 years I have gained experience in SEO writing, for various web sites, and blogs. My partner is a designer/developer and as a team we have developed key marketing tools, improved SEO, and the general look and writing of various websites. I also VA, Project manage WordPress websites and the social media side! Having proved my technical writing skills I am now branching out into other areas such as WooCommerce and customer services where I hope my varied skills will achieve an impressive provider record. Use of email responders, email campaigns, and Google Apps. Adding to my profile is my past experience as a PA in London where my office skills and the ability to organise and prioritise my work load have proven essential. As a qualified TEFL teacher my English grammar and writing skills have played a key role in all my writing work enabling me to produce higher than average articles, content and blogs. Experience: VA,Word Press Project Manager, WooCommerce, Drop Shipping, Customer Services, SEO Writing, Internet Research, Word Office, Blogging, English Grammar Correction, Editing, Use of Email Responders like Aweber, Mail Chimp, Arranging Email Campaigns, Social Media Marketing and Networking, Google Apps.  less

    wordpress content-writing social-media-marketing seo-keyword-research project-management proofreading 00 more less
    • $12.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.6
    • 1097 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 18 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
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