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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Zubair Y.

    Zubair Y.

    PhD Scholar I Academic Writer I Editor & Proofreader

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I am available 24*7 , will response in less than 10 minutes, Just try it!! I have done Master in Business Management, Bachelor in Electrical Engineering & pursuing PhD. Having 4+ years of experience as an Academic writer ( Thesis, papers, essays, dissertations) , Research analyst,have official access to Turnitin so originality of work is guaranteed,Proofreading & formatting papers in any specific format APA, Hravard, MLA, Chicago etc. Offering quality solutions at an affordable price to all in search of a good.

    $8.00 /hr
    19 hours
    4.86
  2. Hannah Myott

    Hannah Myott

    Freelance Writer & German-English Translator

    New Zealand - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I write, I translate, and I do anything in between. I have a passion for writing, and this includes free writing, proofreading, translating, and rewriting. I'm a native English-speaker from the United States, and have my Bachelor's degree in German and Anthropology from Luther College. "Very nicely done. It is obvious that you have experience writing online, but what was most striking about your writing is your ability to maintain a sincere and friendly voice. I truly felt like you were a friend offering expert travel advice- and that is exactly what the client is looking for. I'd be honored to have you help me finish this project." - my first paying client Since childhood I have always been the one peers and coworkers come to when they need an something proofread. I consistently receive good feedback for my writing - especially for my strong "writing voice." I now freelance write as a profession rather than just a hobby - and my passion for it is only getting stronger.

    $22.00 /hr
    70 hours
    5.00
  3. Sophia A.

    Sophia A.

    Transcriber | Proofreader | Researcher

    Pakistan - Last active: 22 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    I am an experienced freelancer having more than eight years' experience of typing/editing/proofreading journal articles, research reports, annual reports, manuscripts, thesis and various other documents. I am also proficient in Excel as well as converting files from PDF to excel/word and vice versa. I can also transcribe audio files into MS Word and create subtitles for video files in InqScribe.

    $25.00 /hr
    2 hours
    4.70
  4. Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Diego Augusto De Faria Barros

    Developer & Translator

    Brazil - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 10

    I have experience in Computer Science with emphasis in Information Systems, specially on the following topics: Design and development of systems (implementation, analysis and design), databases and information processing. I Also, do translations and proofreading of English and Portuguese texts.

    $16.67 /hr
    515 hours
    5.00
  5. Ronda S.

    Ronda S.

    Business Consultant

    United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 3

    I have 20+ years of experience in Systems and Business Analysis, which includes writing technical and functional specifications, performing requirements gathering and supporting documentation and performing QA testing on finished software programs. I also have several years of experience as an Administrative Assistant and doing clerical work. I can type 70+ WPM with 100% accuracy (I double-check all work to ensure no errors) and am interested in supplementing my current full-time job with additional part-time work in the evenings and on the weekends. I am very thorough in every project that I work on, and check/double-check all of my work before turning in a finished product. I hope that you find my skills and professional experience suitable for your needs.

    $13.33 /hr
    682 hours
    3.97
  6. Michelle D.

    Michelle D.

    RN, HAAD-RN, Academic Writer, Data Entry Specialist, Consultant

    Philippines - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 5

    RN, HAAD-RN An experienced writer specifically to creative, content, medical and technical writing. Academic writer with expertise to Personal Statements, Essays, Resumes, Statement of Purpose, etc. Proofreader and editor. Proficient to English and Filipino (Tagalog), both oral and written. Student level to Arabic language. Do provide high quality customer care and service. With good computer skills: fast typing speed, experienced to microsoft excel and word Internet researcher. Expert Data Entry Specialist and Encoder.

    $15.00 /hr
    109 hours
    4.99
  7. Sara N.

    Sara N.

    Expert English/Italian Translator & Localiser/SEO & Sales Coordinator

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 25

    **Expert English to Italian translator with SEO experience** If you are reading my profile, it's probably because you wish to entrust your projects to one of the best and most reliable English to Italian translators on Odesk and you are considering hiring me. As top-quality and professionalism is pivotal to you, that’s going to be your greatest choice! As a certified translator, I provide quick and professional translating services at a competitive rate. My fields of competence are: -Business & Marketing -Websites/Online Shops -IT/Software/Mobile Apps -Economic texts -Technical -Medical -Academic -Fashion/Tourism I am a native Italian speaker and I worked for several years in multinational companies as language assistant/ translator, multilingual export sales coordinator, website localizer/SEO support. Working within corporate organizations gave me the possibility to experiment different fields and gain specific business knowledge which can be applied to translation. ****Service Description**** LOCALIZATION & TRANSLATION English to Italian translation & localization. French to Italian translation & localization. Sales coordination/Translation project managemet. SEO Navigation and site structure analysis Keywords research URL optimization according to latest SEO standards Analysis and optimization of internal links on the site Fix broken links Images optimization according to SEO standards Create, rewrite, or configure meta-titles, meta-descriptions, and meta-keywords according to SEO standards Contents and heading optimization according to the latest SEO standards Create and submit sitemap.xml and robots.txt Competitor Analysis Creation of back links SEO in Wordpress I am passionate about internal/external SEO and digital marketing and I am willing to offer you my support to market your website in Italy. I count among my competences internet marketing tools knowledge such as Adwords, Google Keywords Planner, Google Analytics, Moz, SiteExplorer, ScreamingFrog. I can support your business, professionally localizing your website, business & marketing material, dealing with internal/external SEO and update your social platforms for the Italian market; I am also willing to help you translate and manage your Adwords campaigns. ****What sets me apart from my competitors and why should you hire me?**** I can offer top translation skills, enhanced by specific training and hands-on experience within multinational companies in the IT, programming, fashion, perfumery, cosmetics and tourism industry. If top-quality and accountability is pivotal to you, I’m surely your perfect choice. I'm looking forward to hearing from you! Best Wishes Sara N.

    $16.00 /hr
    330 hours
    4.99
  8. Gina B.

    Gina B.

    Data Entry/Web Research/Administrative Support/Quality Control

    Australia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I finish computer related course and first worked as cashier/service crew in well known food shop in our city. Then i worked as a computer sales representative then went to teaching computer subject both in primary and secondary level. But above all these experiences, what matters in doing a job is that you love your job and interested to learn more to improve your skills. There are people that dont like clerical work and data entry jobs but not me. I can assure you that i have all the patience to do my job.

    $10.00 /hr
    5,667 hours
    5.00
  9. Christine Tina Gustavsson

    Christine Tina Gustavsson

    Hard-working administrator and translator

    Cyprus - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a hard working Swedish girl living abroad, with experience in administration duties as well as customer service and translations. I am well familiar with Office as well as social media. My aim is to start a small business from home assisting others with the same goal as me in life, together we will grow strong and successful. No job is too small or to big! Hire me and you will have no regrets!

    $11.00 /hr
    1,519 hours
    4.60
  10. Monika S.

    Monika S.

    Polish language Translator/Interpreter

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    To whom it may concern, Offered skills: Mainly translations (including, but not limited to) from English into Polish and from Polish into English,telephone and face-to face interpreting, voice-over service and proofreading in Polish. Area Covered: Manchester and its outskirts for live jobs, UK and other countries for web/remote jobs. I am a Polish language native speaker, but I have been living in the UK for a while now, so I communicate mostly in English and started treating English as it was my second, mother tongue language. I love languages and different cultures-that is why I started working for two language agencies as a Polish language Interpreter/Translator. In addition, I have also started learning a new, beautiful language-Spanish and I hope I will expand my services in the near future. I look forward to collaborating with you! Thank you in advance for your time and consideration. Monika

    $12.22 /hr
    2,207 hours
    5.00