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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. Mary Heisey

    Mary Heisey

    Experienced Audio Editor & Copy Editor

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    B.A. in English, liberal arts college Strong knowledge of Adobe Audition and audio editing/post-production Experience in college newspaper, college radio station, and NPR member station environments (3 years)

    $15.56 /hr
    9 hours
    5.00
  2. John Lamrock

    John Lamrock

    Graphic Designer

    Australia - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 12

    Graphic designer with 7+ years freelance experience. Highly skilled and with a strong eye for detail, I offer complete design solutions, a professional attitude with outstanding communication, and vibrant, effective designs which will bring your projects to life.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Gianpiero C.

    $55.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Claire W.

    All About the Details

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    British science graduate travelling the world. Proven expertise in medical, science and health writing. Previous work within the pharmaceutical and medical device industries. Ongoing long-term travel. Personal experience of running an established travel blog and associated social media accounts. Travel content created with passion. Work completed on time and with great attention to detail.

    $25.00 /hr
    40 hours
    4.87
  5. Farzana Y.

    Farzana Y.

    Senior WordPress Developer and SEO expert, WordPress SEO, SMM

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 17

    ----------- http://farzanayasmin.com --------------- I'm Farzana Yasmin. I'm a WEB DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT AND SEO EXPERT. Here is my full details and work experience please review the site : http://bay-coders.com/farzana-yasmin/ I’m part of a local IT firm. I have 4+ years of experience in Wordpress, Graphics Design, Web Development, SEO/Sem/Link building/Traffic generation/Top ranking on Google. Now I have a little team at 4 members. I believe in high quality results and I do my best to deliver on-time work with great results for the client. For me, success comes after the completion of the project to the client's satisfaction. I am available in Skype and google hangout.

    $5.60 /hr
    1,906 hours
    4.63
  6. KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    Article and academic content writer, Technical visual Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 85

    Interested in Research contents, SEO articles or technical diagrams? I am here with you and my vision is to build up a business relationship with you. Can you please choose your requirement from below as these are my fields of work. 1. Writings i. Academic (10+ years experience)- -writing,reviewing, editing (Research papers, Thesis, Reports, Assignments, Articles) in APA, MLA, Harvard, chicago, Oxford styles ii. Technical (10+ years experience) -Contents of latest technologies -pervasive (ubiquitous) computing -cloud computing -distributed systems -sensor networks -protocols of wired and wireless network -IP networking -programming with latest languages like Java, .Net, PHP, MySQL, ORACLE, SQL Server -Big Data -Database Management Systems (DBMS) -Project Plans/Project Management iii. SEO, BMR (2+ year experience) iv. Marketing/Promotional Article (3+ years experience) 2. Design Works (Technical, 5+ years experience) -User Manual/Guide, Installation/Troubleshooting guide, EBook, Book Cover design, Theme/template design -Chart design (Gantt Chart, other project charts) using latest technologies like Google visualization tools (google docs, spreadsheets, charts, tree maps), MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Power Point, Publisher, Project), Visio Stencils/diagrams, BPMN diagrams 3. Web research (4+ year experience) i. Reviewing of Websites, Blogs, Articles, Marketing contents etc. ii. Forum posting/commenting iii. blog commenting iv. Business Plan Writing and researching v. Graphical Design and Animation vi. Consultancy in technological and business events

    $15.00 /hr
    204 hours
    4.51
  7. Sarah Collins

    Sarah Collins

    Virtual Assistant and Personal Networking Specialist

    United States - Tests: 3

    I would love to help grow your business! I have many years of administrative experience. I have worked for high producers and non-profits. No task is too small. Let me handle it for you! My experience includes work in real estate, medical research, finance, and the non-profit sector. I am proficient in Chrome, Google docs, Skype, MS Word and MS Excel and many others. Internet applications include Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Trip Advisor, Yelp, Amazon, and other social media and online businesses. I have also worked in radio (I would love to try voice over work) and have an excellent command of the English language. My most recent projects include: management of a set of Bylaws for a Non-Profit Charity, and editing a website using Wordpress. Contact me for an interview today!

    $13.76 /hr
    109 hours
    5.00
  8. Caitlyn R.

    Caitlyn R.

    Editing & Writing

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Caitlyn's Writing Experiences Include... -5 years in the field of web copy writing and editing -Website moderating -Ebook writing and creating, start to finish -Fast turn around, finishing your work before your due dates -Delivering thorough, self-edited, & impeccable writing -Note: My favorite dinosaur is the thesaurus. I love freelancing because I get to meet new people all the time. Send me a message if you would like to work together or just talk about freelancing or writing. I'm always looking for writers to collaborate with on e-books! My Website/Portfolio: www.catierobbinswriting.wordpress.com My Film Review Blog: www.cineclub8.com

    $28.00 /hr
    30 hours
    4.99
  9. Rick Kievin Dayak

    Rick Kievin Dayak

    Data Entry Professional

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    Over the past 4 years I have experienced to use my skills and hardworking ability in data entry jobs, to benefit my employer and be of service to others. Through this experiences I can now proudly say that I have enough knowledge in performing several administrative tasks particularly in data entry, copy writing jobs and being a virtual assistant.

    $3.00 /hr
    2,189 hours
    5.00