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Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $250 - Posted
I'm completing a book project and copyediting with 3 parts of the book introduction. First, I need "targeted" copyediting of the introduction. Second, the conclusion of the introduction likely requires modest editing (it appears to be too strident). Third, I'm looking for a copyeditor to format all of the endnote (Turabian/Chicago Manual of Style) in the introduction. The book is designed to be marketed (and so must be copyedited) to both a scholarly and general interest audience, so editors familiar with working with general and academic audiences are particularly helpful. (I don't need the entire intro edited--though I do need all notes properly formatted--just small parts here and there) For the book intro project for the "trade side" of a major university press, I would need 3 targeted things done: 1) Track Change Edits - I've made some changes and need some professional editing done of these track change portions. 2) Conclusion - The Concluding Paragraph needs to be (lightly) edited as well. My particular concern with the conclusion is Tone. It's too strident/ideological now, and I'd like it to be vivid yet perhaps a tad more tempered. 3) End Notes Formatting (Turabian) - My citations need to be uniformly formatted to conform with Turabian/Chicago Manual of Style. While this is a one-time project, I write and publish fairly regularly--for both academic and wider audiences--and am very open to work consistently with you for an on-going project if an excellent job. (My partner also publishes frequently and would use your service regularly if impressed by your work on this project.)
Skills: Copy editing Academic Writing Endnote
Hourly - Entry Level ($) - Est. Time: Less than 1 month, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
We require a copywriter with an understanding of life in the UK to rewrite/adjust a series of articles for us. The original articles were written about Australia so will require some adjustments to suit the UK market. Approximately 30 short articles to be altered and the writer must be capable of working within a Wordpress CMS.
Skills: Copy editing Copywriting WordPress
Hourly - Expert ($$$) - Est. Time: More than 6 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
Hi guys, Over at www.SimplyShredded.com we run an article-based website which is similar to the likes of BuzzFeed, 9Gag, BodyBuilding.com, Unilad and other various online article websites. What we are after is someone who has a background/previous history with copy-writing of either blogs,articles or content articles online. We are after a driven AND capable copy-writer who is willing to scour the internet for interesting information, photos, articles and information to use on our website and for copy-writing. *If you feel you are right for this job and are qualified please apply!
Skills: Copy editing Article Writing Blog Writing Content Writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $50 - Posted
We have an immediate need for a freelance writer/copywriter. This individual will write articles, edit video transcriptions, write sales copy, ebook material and blogs, based on the videos we create in our studio and other materials and resources we will provide. It is important that the writer is knowledgeable of the health and wellness industry and is able to appeal to a health conscious audience. This position will be ongoing. We will need for articles to be written regularly and will pay for each completed assignment. Compensation will be $25-50.00 per completed assignment to start, depending on the length and other factors as well. We will be selecting the writer(s) who is able to adequately capture our company’s voice and convey our message to our audience clearly. To apply for this opportunity, we are asking for the submission of a resume and a short sample article to be written from information attached to this ad. The sample article should not exceed 350 words. The emphasis should be be placed upon producing an accurate representation of your writing style as we would like to establish a relationship and work with you repeatedly. We will be making our decision on September 8, 2016. This is the link for one of our promotional videos: https://youtu.be/4gOFNyYUKyI. Use this as well as the PDF attached to the ad as the source to produce a short sample article. You may also use external sources if needed to reinforce facts for a specific angle, if you feel it may engage the audience more effectively.
Skills: Copy editing Blog Writing Content Writing Copywriting
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $400 - Posted
Hello, I am looking to hire an editor for a book I am publishing that is a collection of Mississippi River poetry. I have selected about 75 poems from 120 total and will be writing an introduction to the book as well. I have the manuscript in rough draft in Word and within the specs of its' publishing size. I need: Developmental Editor: To look at the arrangement of the book, suggest layout, chapter heading arrangement and order of poems Copy/Style/Line Editor: To read through the poems and help with flow, substitutions and suggestions with how well each piece relates to the theme of the book Copy-editor: Go through the book and finalize the grammar, spelling etc for a poetry book Looking for: Please reply if you have: -the love of poetry -experience with poetry -editing experience -the time to commit to a project this Fall (Sept-Nov) -time can be flexible but a schedule of due dates will be outlined -references of your work and examples
Skills: Copy editing Creative writing Editing Microsoft Word
Hourly - Expert ($$$) - Est. Time: 1 to 3 months, Less than 10 hrs/week - Posted
We are an agency doing work with a globally recognized brand. We are being asked to help develop pages for a product microsite with a heavy emphasis on making sure the content and pages are SEO optimized. The initial project is relatively small in size but there is a high possibility that it will lead to an ongoing stream of further opportunities. We have an existing SEO team that is very proficient at working with copywriters but we do not have a copywriter who meets our needs for this project. Although still somewhat in flux, the copywriter/editor will be converting existing content (i.e. catalog info, product specs, etc.) into content for the site. Most of the content will reside on product or ecomm pages so we are looking for someone who can write crisp tight "technical" copy as opposed to creative ad copy. We need someone who can edit and proof their own work with impeccable accuracy. We are still unsure of the total volume but are roughly estimating the project will run about a month and be somewhere in the 40-60 hour range. We are looking to find and talk to a resource by mid September and we will need samples of your work ( with an emphasis on web copy, product pages, e-comm, ideally for technical products) at the outset of the conversation.
Skills: Copy editing Content Writing Copywriting Technical writing
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $300 - Posted
We need 20 pages of content for an eCommerce site, selling wooden toys for children. Content should be friendly/personable, yet sales-orientated (with words like "buy now" and "don't miss out"). The content should essentially be well suited towards an eCommerce site, but the language should resonate with parents/gift givers. We will also be providing the writer with keywords to incorporate within the copy for SEO. We like the content here: http://www.kmart.com.au/category/kids-&-toys/251015 But obviously, will need it to be expanded to something around 150 words - copy should introduce the range, provide a brief overview towards the range available and include a call to action. Please apply with a quote and some examples of previous work. Writers with previous experience with eCommerce copy will be favoured. Thanks!
Skills: Copy editing SEO Writing Writing