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Hire a copy editor today to review and correct, format, stylize and otherwise prepare written content for typesetting, publication or print. In addition to catching errors in writing, copy editors often standardize headers and footers, add headlines, and shorten or lengthen text to fit length limits. Their job is to make written information clear, concise, accurate and consistent.

Copy editing (also written as copyediting) involves the correction of punctuation, spelling, grammar, terminology, jargon and semantics to prepare text for publication in a particular style or voice. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you’ll find copy editors who can style and prepare publishable written content for businesses, professionals and individuals around the world.

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Copy editing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.84.

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  1. Vikram Agarwal

    Vikram Agarwal

    Php , Wp, Mangento, Html5 Css3, JQuery, JScript

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    We have delivered more than 125 projects on Elance with 5/5 Ratings, More than $50,000 in earnings ! We are tested TOP !% to 5% in nearly all the skills and tests on Elance, OUR HIGHLIGHTS: 1) Test our skills via Skype chat or Call right away! 2) Available for atleast 10 hours a day during US business hours. 3) Always write, tested,, well labeled and clean code. 4) Excellent Team player, work with little or no supervision, take ownerships and lead with examples. 5) Have an excellent eye for details. 6) $50K in earnings! 7) 50+ Reviews with 5 STAR Ratings! 8) Excellent hands on On Page and Off Page SEO / SMO knowledge, always test the code with Google Tools. Please feel free to ask for more if be required.

    $12.22 /hr
    754 hours
    4.85
  2. Madelaine Palko

    Madelaine Palko

    Content Strategist, Curator, & Producer

    Canada - Portfolio: 6

    Media Consultant: Online Content Curator, Strategist & Producer Madelaine Palko, Principal at MPalko Media Consulting, is a responsible, organized individual with extensive editorial, curatorial, and content management experience. Madelaine was educated in Fine Art at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design (University) and attended Graduate School at Concordia University in Communications and Media Studies. Her experience in a wide spectrum of media and love of popular interactive culture, provide a solid foundation for her business MPalko Media Consulting. MPalko Media Consulting is committed to providing your business or organization with insight into your current on-line content assets: website/s, social media channels, information and marketing collateral, etc. Our management consulting services will enhance your valued media assets - ensuring that your corporate mission is strategically focused and clearly communicated. Service Description Madelaine can provide your on-line business/organization with a qualitative content audit and analysis of your on-line assets. And, streamline your media channels (website, social media sites, etc.) with original, focused, SEO-friendly content. She can provide you with research, writing, editing, proofreading and video closed captioning services at a fair and reasonable price per project.

    $49.00 /hr
    18 hours
    5.00
  3. Adele H.

    Adele H.

    Online typist and editor

    Australia

    I am an organised and hardworking person, capable of working under pressure. I have a Certificate III in Business and very good keyboard and typing skills. Three years ago, I became a parent for the first time. I’m looking for an online position, so that I am able to return to the workforce, yet continue to raise my daughter.

    $16.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Amanda G.

    Amanda G.

    Professional, timely, and quality work.

    United States - Tests: 3

    I offer exceptional English writing, proofreading, and transcription services, as well as high quality customer support services. I am a 28 year old mother of 2 living in Las Vegas, NV. I hold a M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction from UNLV and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Media Studies from UNLV. I have been a teacher with the Clark County School District for 7 years, teaching 3rd, 4th, and 5th grade through those years and specializing as a Literacy Site Leader. I am also certified as a Teacher Mentor. I am taking a break from teaching to spend more time with my two children and am looking to work more from home. I am a very professional and outgoing individual whom is goal driven. I am a motivated female who is looking to provide my expertise in education, writing, and customer service to those in need.

    $16.00 /hr
    6 hours
    4.58
  5. Abdullah Mohamed

    Abdullah Mohamed

    Reverse Engineer, IT Security Trainer, Analyst, Security Consultant

    Egypt - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    Hello world, My name is Abdullah Mohamed, 21 year-old student at Alexandria University, currently studying Computer and Communication Engineering. I love Electronics, Information Technology Security field, and coding in C and Python. I've also got a little blog in which I share my technical projects from time to time, you can have a look at it from the link: http://defensivetech.blogspot.com

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Mitchell S.

    Great Writer and Editor

    United States - Portfolio: 2

    I am a college graduate with a full time job looking to earn extra money on the side. My topics of expertise are history and politics, but I am knowledgeable in many other topics. I promise to give your project the full attention that it deserves and give you my best effort.

    $20.00 /hr
    61 hours
    5.00
  7. Jaqueline Mendoza-Bongco

    Jaqueline Mendoza-Bongco

    Administrative Support/Customer Care/Data Analyst/WEB RESEARCHER/SEO

    Philippines - Tests: 6

    For the past 5 years I've been exposed with different types of work such as clerical, recruitment, managing production on a customer service side and forecasting or handling 800 people in terms of business needs.  My previous experiences had taught me a lot and could help out in all the projects that will be assigned. Currently I worked as a Keyword Researcher and help out our Internet Marketing Manager in analyzing keywords for the website

    $5.56 /hr
    2,940 hours
    4.87