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Professional Editors

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Post your professional editing job on oDesk and find editors and writers with excellent grammar skills and content editing experience to check the grammar and syntax of your work, propose new ideas to integrate into your original concept, and improve the formatting, style and accuracy of your content. They can also edit and proofread magazine articles; clean up books; check and improve school essays or academic papers; and edit training guides, student workbooks or online courses.

Editing is the process of organizing, correcting and modifying an author’s original idea in order to produce a consistent and complete work. On oDesk, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find content editors, copywriters and book editors to read through and correct your topic-specific web content or books, or post-editors and proofreaders who can review machine-translated text on your behalf.

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On average, 511 Editing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.

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Average Editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Editing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.74.

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Last updated: April 1, 2014

  • Editing/Proofreading/ESL support

    I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a … more

    I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a legal proofreader. Other professional experience includes a USAID/Georgetown University 'Business English' teaching position, providing editorial support for the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh, four years as a TOEFL exam rater, etc. I hold a Masters degree in 'Online Education' [3.91 GPA], and a second MA in 'Ancient History'. I have self-published 3 books that are available on Amazon. Currently, I am the lead writing tutor for Japan's largest online corporate 'Business English' course provider. I also worked for ResumeEdge as a resume writing private contractor. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance and thank you for your consideration. sz  less

    proofreading editing 00 more less
    • $17.78 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.1
    • 259 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 8 TESTS
  • Freelance academic writer / business consultant

    My aim is to be of immense value to my clients in their search for excellent results. I have the necessary marketing and writing experience offline to be an effective writer online. I write academic papers, press releases, articles, speeches … more

    My aim is to be of immense value to my clients in their search for excellent results. I have the necessary marketing and writing experience offline to be an effective writer online. I write academic papers, press releases, articles, speeches, summaries letters and proposals. I also contribute to blog discussions, even as I keep my blogsite to showcase my advocacy for financial wellness: http://www.wealthtrigonomics.blogspot.com  less

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    • $11.11 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 85 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 7 TESTS
  • Proofreader / Copywriter/ Sales Docs

    My aim is to enhance English documents and clarify the writing. To create exciting copy to drive your business. SEO expert and I can also develop an effective keyword research plan which will involve having a sound and structured approach … more

    My aim is to enhance English documents and clarify the writing. To create exciting copy to drive your business. SEO expert and I can also develop an effective keyword research plan which will involve having a sound and structured approach that will lead to the discovery of keywords that you can use in the content of your website.Improve clicks and traffic and customer leads and add value to any site. I am British but also write American English. Please hire me and you will be pleased with the results.  less

    editing copywriting 00 more less
    • $38.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 38 HOURS
    • TAIWAN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 12 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
  • Writer

    My primary objective is to earn my living as a writer. I began writing online in 2008. My pen name is Daisy Peasblossom Fernchild. Triond was my first publisher. I have also published work for Associated Content, Factoidz, Helium, Bukisa … more

    My primary objective is to earn my living as a writer. I began writing online in 2008. My pen name is Daisy Peasblossom Fernchild. Triond was my first publisher. I have also published work for Associated Content, Factoidz, Helium, Bukisa and Demand Media Studio's stable of publishers including eHow, Global Post, The Bump, and Modern Mom. My areas of expertise are handcrafts, rough carpentry, education, art, literature and library science. I have teaching certifications in elementary education, art, library science, English and communications. I have an MA in Library Science.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.9
    • 48 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 11 TESTS
  • SEO LinkBuilding, Bookmarking, Web research, Data Entry

    As an I.T staff and a master technician for almost 5 years now my experience in technical and software aspect was broaden from a very simple to a more complex work. I'm here to intensify my proficiency in … more

    As an I.T staff and a master technician for almost 5 years now my experience in technical and software aspect was broaden from a very simple to a more complex work. I'm here to intensify my proficiency in Data entry,Web research, Link Building,SMM, SEO and graphics design and to serve my employer with 100% of error free job output. I am a detail-oriented result-driven provider, able to beat deadlines and committed to getting the work done with utmost efficiency and accuracy.  less

    audio-editing editing 00 more less
    • $3.33 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 963 HOURS
    • PHILIPPINES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 5 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Certified Photoshop professional - 14 years exp. in Retouching/Editing

    My accuracy in image retouching, editing, color matching and color correction, skin smoothing, hair/fur masking, designing and visualizing with an eye for minute detail and the speed and accuracy in making hand made clipping paths has been highly appreciated … more

    My accuracy in image retouching, editing, color matching and color correction, skin smoothing, hair/fur masking, designing and visualizing with an eye for minute detail and the speed and accuracy in making hand made clipping paths has been highly appreciated . Worked on various projects like retouching/editing/color correction etc. of jewellery, goggles, watches, soaps, perfumes, deodorants, trendy wear, casuals and formals wear . Fashion portfolios, models skin touch up and corrections, photo restoration, colorization of black and white photographs, special effects, etc. Giving a wow ! effect to the design/image and complete satisfaction to my client has been my main objective.  less

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    • $8.89 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 5351 HOURS
    • INDIA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 16 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Writer/Editor

    Award-winning writer and editor with experience in journalism, web and SEO writing, grant writing, advertising copywriting and event production. History of success in highly visible leadership roles in fast-paced non-profit and for-profit organizations. Consistently cited by supervisors, colleagues and customers … more

    Award-winning writer and editor with experience in journalism, web and SEO writing, grant writing, advertising copywriting and event production. History of success in highly visible leadership roles in fast-paced non-profit and for-profit organizations. Consistently cited by supervisors, colleagues and customers as demonstrating superior initiative, judgment, diplomacy, interpersonal skills and ability to complete projects on time and on budget. I specialize in writing on current events, American life and culture, politics, and the arts. I have a strong background in library and online research in a variety of fields, and an interest in writing about environmental issues, fashion and popular culture, business, law and medicine.  less

    editing 00 more less
    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 389 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 5 TESTS
  • Arts Administrator/Grants Consultant

    I am an American professional seeking assignments that will allow me to draw from previous US experience while providing specialized support from abroad. I have worked in a variety of administrative positions over the past 6 years; my last US … more

    I am an American professional seeking assignments that will allow me to draw from previous US experience while providing specialized support from abroad. I have worked in a variety of administrative positions over the past 6 years; my last US position was Coordinator of the Government Relations department at Carnegie Hall. I am skilled in writing professional RFP/RFQ responses; carrying out proposal research, preparation, and development; and editing copy. I have 5 years of experience working on government grants and federal contracts, and am well-versed in arts fundraising. In addition, I am familiar with non-profit and cultural organizations. I enjoy conducting Internet research, building relationships with clients, and providing editorial support. While abroad, I am seeking opportunities to use my administrative skills and develop any that you may require in the virtual world. Currently, I am taking a year-long sommelier course and am further interested in wine-related projects. *Grantseekers* For clients in need of grant writing services: I offer writing and editing assistance but I am also available to help you understand the research and application process. By providing the tools for your organization to be self-sufficient, I will put you on a path to sustainable fundraising. Please feel free to request this service along with proposal development.  less

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    • $16.67 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.8
    • 1459 HOURS
    • ARGENTINA
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 0 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 6 TESTS
  • Freelance Writer

    I am a talented writer looking for creative and technical writing projects. I have a B.A. in English which have given me skills in many kinds of writing, grammar usage, and all forms of editing. I am very skilled … more

    I am a talented writer looking for creative and technical writing projects. I have a B.A. in English which have given me skills in many kinds of writing, grammar usage, and all forms of editing. I am very skilled in creative writing as well as research writing. I can easily locate, read, and understand many different sources of various topics and write an articulate article. Writing SEO articles is one of the many types of articles I can generate. My grammar usage and understanding is excellent as well. Proofreading and editing practices are very familiar to me and use them fully in everything I professionally write.  less

    creative-writing editing 00 more less
    • $4.44 HOURLY RATE
    • 4.2
    • 0 HOURS
    • UNITED STATES
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 1 PORTFOLIO ITEM
    • 4 TESTS
  • Writer, Blog and Article Writer, Ghost writer and Editor

    I am an experienced writer, journalist and copy editor. I work on a part time contract for local newspaper and I am accustomed to working to a strict deadline. My special skills include creative writing combined with speed and a … more

    I am an experienced writer, journalist and copy editor. I work on a part time contract for local newspaper and I am accustomed to working to a strict deadline. My special skills include creative writing combined with speed and a competence that enables me to rewrite other writers' work sympathetically. I have a strong Ezine presence and over a thousand articles re-published. I am also a specially profiled author on Ezine. I write on a wide range of topics and have the talent to make articles interesting to read as well as SEO friendly. I can create hub pages and load articles and posts directly onto article sites when required. I enjoy the challenge of short assignments but on the whole prefer building longer term working relationships with my buyers by providing them with a reliable and word perfect service.  less

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    • $22.22 HOURLY RATE
    • 5.0
    • 0 HOURS
    • SPAIN
    • LAST ACTIVE
    • 2 PORTFOLIO ITEMS
    • 4 TESTS
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