Copy Editing Freelancers

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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 Job Cost Overview

Typical total cost of Upwork Copy editing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.

Upwork Copy editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 605 Copy editing projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Time to Complete Upwork Copy editing Jobs

Time needed to complete a Copy editing project on Upwork.

Average Copy editing Freelancer Feedback Score

Copy editing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.83.

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Last updated: July 1, 2015
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  1. Micah Guller

    Micah Guller

    U.S. WordPress Designer/Membership Sites/Web Consultant

    United States - Last active: 11/12/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 8

    I leverage my unique combination of skills and experience to individuals and small businesses who need and demand quality, reliability and effective solutions. I turn websites into online businesses.

    Groups: Article Samurai, AWeber

    $83.33 /hr
    439 hours
    4.88
  2. Mary V.

    Mary V.

    Writer/Editor

    United States - Last active: 11/25/2013 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    I want to use my writing, research, editing and problem-solving skills to share information and improve communication within an organization. I have a strong background in public policy, digital media and online reporting and want to use these experiences to make a difference.

    $27.78 /hr
    65 hours
    5.00
  3. Tony McLaughlin

    Tony McLaughlin

    Professional web developer, graphic designer and digital artist

    United States - Last active: 08/29/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

    I'm a professional web and graphic designer with over 10 years of experience in web marketing, branding, illustration, and application development.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Jose S.

    Jose S.

    Spanish Translator, voiceover.

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 1

    Freelance projects, Marketing Manager with plenty of experience. Brochures, branding , graphic design, graphic art, vinyl print, print in big formats Applications: Photoshop, Photoshop Elements, Corel Draw Suite, MS Office, Windows, Linux. Mac Voiceover english, spanish. Copywriting, editing.

    $100.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.87