Find the World's Best Proofreaders

Upwork is the leading online workplace, home to thousands of top-rated professionals. It’s simple to post your job and get personalized bids, or browse Upwork for amazing talent ready to work on your Proofreading project today.

Get Started
OpenTable Logo
Pinterest Logo
Unilever Logo
BuzzFeed Logo
NBC Logo

What our customers are saying


At A Glance: Proofreaders

In the process of creating content, writers can sometimes take too much artistic license, fall back on bad habits, or even get too involved to remember to go back and dot all their i’s and cross their t’s. If you are in the business of producing written or typed content, you may not feel it is the best use of time to have writers return to their first drafts and correct grammatical or syntactical errors as opposed to beginning a new project. But proofreading and editing is one of the most important steps in writing, and it is essential to making sure the quality of product you produce is up to snuff. It is times like these when it becomes beneficial to find and work with a freelance proofreader and editor.

A freelance proofreader is responsible for reading over a piece and marking any and all grammatical errors. It is not often a proofreader’s task to make suggestions on content clarity or structure; that is usually reserved for an editor. Editors are not only responsible for making and noting changes to grammar, but frequently do make suggestions or changes to structure and content so that the piece can more accurately reflect the overall vision of the project. Hiring freelance proofreaders and editors is a cost-effective way to delegate what can often be time-intensive tasks while still keeping other talent within your organization focused on generating new content. A skilled editor or proofreader is capable of looking over several documents at a time and providing you with real-time collaboration on the changes that are being made.

Data

Cloud Security: Keeping Data Safe No Matter Where It Is

The cloud gives organizations of all sizes the ability to quickly scale and streamline their storage, computing, and deployment operations. But these advantages come with their own set of vulnerabilities. In this article, we’ll look at a few major cloud security challenges, as well as what cloud service providers and their customers can do to mitigate risks.In this article, we’ll look at a few major cloud security challenges, as well as what cloud service providers

Read More

September 29, 2016

Web Development

The Past, Present, and Future of the Perl Programming Language

With the slogan, “There’s more than one way to do it,” Perl came on the scene as a flexible, powerful server-side language that could do more than one job. And for a number of years, Perl made very important contributions to modern web technology—especially for a language that was developed before the web even came to be.

Read More

September 28, 2016

Customer Support

Writing a Customer Service Job Description That Attracts the Ideal Pros for Your Projects

Customers expect easy, efficient, and personalized customer service. Crafting a great customer service project description can help you attract the best professionals for your project. Learn more in this article.

Read More

September 28, 2016

Bring your idea to life with a Proofreading freelancer now

Get Started