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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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Upwork Copy editing Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 535 Copy editing projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Copy editing Freelancer Feedback Score

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

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  1. Joseph Diola

    Joseph Diola

    Web Researcher/Expert Data Entry/Lead Generation/Craiglist Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    To obtain a full time position that will utilize my persuasive abilities and outgoing personality for maximum success. I want to be part of the company that is related on my field of studies, because for me its fun, challenging and exciting. I learn faster when it comes to this field which is computer related job. Base on my experience, I really feel excitement on having new project or meeting new people on the job. That's why it inspires me working everyday. So I'm looking forward on working other projects specially on computer related job, and I will give my very best shot out of it.

    $4.44 /hr
    2,058 hours
    3.72
  2. Emmanuel Cimafranca

    Emmanuel Cimafranca

    Database Maintenance, Researcher, Data Entry, Magento Administrator

    Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    With my skills in database maintenance and data entry work, I aim to render exemplary work, going beyond the client's job requirements. I have been working as a real-estate database maintenance professional, Magento administrator, researcher, and data entry professional for more than 7 years and I hope that I can apply what I have learned in my future jobs. I provide high quality work with 100% accuracy at a timely pace to ensure that client satisfaction is guaranteed. I am a fast learner and I am very flexible when it comes to the work requirements.

    $6.67 /hr
    1,613 hours
    4.70
  3. Farjana A.

    Farjana A.

    Lead Generation LinkedIn Web Research Jigsaw Zoominfo Rapportive

    Bangladesh - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Expert of Lead Generation LinkedIn Web Research Jigsaw Rapportive My services for client: ►Lead Generation◄ Collect Company's Information Collect Company's Direct Phone Number Collect Company's Direct Email Address Collect Personal Information Collect Personal Phone Number Collect Personal Email address Lead Collection By Social Media ► LinkedIn ◄ New Connection Increase and Build Create Group Page Lead Generation Jobs Searching and Create New Jobs Posting New Daily message sending to the client Create and edit Personal profile Create company’s page Create and edit company’s profile Daily Posting Upload Documents LinkedIn Research Join Target LinkedIn Groups LinkedIn Sending Messages LinkedIn Connections Tagging LinkedIn Sending Invitations to your target niche Increase LinkedIn Visibility ► Web Research◄ Market Research Company's Information Research Various Blog Research Various Forum Research Email Research Phone Number Research ► Other ◄ Email & contact List Building Email Scraping Google Research Finding Companies email address Finding corporate email address My Working tools I have:- LinkedIn Premium Account. Data or Jigshaw account. Able to access to collect all Phone and email. Zoominfo account. Salesforce Account. Lead411 Account. Premium email address verifier tools. Rapportive for email checking. ► My Expertise Area ◄ Web Research LinkedIn Research with Advance Search Data/Jigshow Contact Research. Rapportive. Salesforce for CRM Advance Google Search Email List Building Lead Generation Lead Collection Sales Lead Generation Microsoft Excel, Office and Powerpoint. Google Spread Sheet and DropBox

    $5.56 /hr
    1,050 hours
    4.70
  4. Ebnul H.

    Ebnul H.

    PDF Form Developer and Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 32

    I have a lot of experience in creating Adobe Fillable PDF Forms, along with Calculation & Javascript using Adobe Acrobat XI Pro & Adobe Livecycle also have strong typographic skills in graphic designing like eBooks, brochures, catalogs, magazines, flyers, Newsletters, Resumes etc with great detail. Check my upwork portfolio for samples of my previous work. So I'm ready for the next step to meet with you for further discussion about your project.

    $22.22 /hr
    1,366 hours
    4.89
  5. Vinissa A.

    Vinissa A.

    Technical Encoder/Data Entry/Virtual Assistant/Web Searcher

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    To secure any position that commensurate to my qualification and obtain a challenging duty and opportunity to increase responsibility with a career path of advancement and to enhance and share my knowledge and to help the company in meeting their mission and objectives

    $5.56 /hr
    3,174 hours
    4.45
  6. Mary Kaye Eisele

    Mary Kaye Eisele

    Technical Copywriter, Copy Editing, Content Writer and Business Writer

    United States - Tests: 3

    If you are looking for an amazing writer and/or editor who is a long-time oDesk contractor, you've landed at just the right place, and with just the right person. I get you. I know you're busy. And whether I'd be working for you or a client(s) of yours, as a writer, it is my job to be flexible. Not only that, but when a deadline escalates, I have a long history of going the extra mile and delivering content exactly to your liking. But don't take my word for it; check out my 50+ oDesk references for which I've logged over 3,000 hours on oDesk! Kaye to the rescue here. (And yes, I go by Kaye.) Just because you don't want to hire a newbie. You want someone who is tried and true, someone who can DELIVER just what you're looking for. Whether that be copywriting, technical writing, or editing of any type. My specialties include IT writing/technical writing, copywriting, app writing, manual writing, and health IT and healthcare writing, among many other types. I'm a loyal, fast, thorough, and original technical writer with an academic/medical background at your beck and call. What more could you ask for?

    $22.50 /hr
    3,300 hours
    4.80
  7. Clemencia Salazar

    Clemencia Salazar Agency Contractor

    Admin support and expert in data conversion

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I worked in different areas of work covering data conversion, editorial services and managing a team in one of the Business Processing Outsourcing company in the Philippines. I am proven to be effective in managing time, people, resources including stability of project margins and profitability, and excellent client communications. My skills set include: - Administrative support - QA (website and application) - Data Conversion - Forms Conversion - Web Research - Legislative Consolidation and Updating - Project Margins (i.e. cost, profitability, etc.) - Editorial services My experience working online added my knowledge and gain confidence in working independently. I was able to involved in decision makings for the betterment of the projects and provide solutions that help my client improve and grow their business. My ultimate goal and commitment is customer or client satisfaction and maintaining the rank as top rated freelancer.

    Associated with: SureWorkz Agency, Global eLancers, Online Job Services

    $5.00 /hr
    7,237 hours
    4.99
  8. Jeanette Villamar

    Jeanette Villamar

    Data Entry Professional

    Philippines - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Looking for a position as Data Entry Specialist in a highly established organization that will provide me opportunity to enhance my career, utilizing years of experience in the field to serve the company with diligence and honesty.. -15 years of experience in Data Entry function. -Efficiently handled voluminous data entry task within deadline. -Proficient at using Microsoft Office Suite, order processing systems and database software. -knowledge data entry techniques and database applications. -Able to quickly adapt to new software for reports generations and other clerical work tasks.

    $3.00 /hr
    2,160 hours
    4.97
  9. Tracy Helen Jamelo

    Tracy Helen Jamelo Agency Contractor

    Administrative Support/Customer Service Rep/Writer/Lead Gen Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 6

    Technologically-wise, individuals who go along with the societal demands could not deny the impact of globalization among existing industries worldwide. Thus, I am among those people who continue to seek and embrace the myriad opportunities of communication pros. I am here not for the profit alone or simply adding up to the number of contractors who aspires for quality job and pay; rather, I am here to add impact of satisfaction and excellence. I believe I cannot have the latter without being goal oriented. I am seeking opportunities here for: 1. WRITING JOBS - from Editorial jobs to featured creative article writing 2. ADMINISTRATIVE JOBS/ VIRTUAL ASSISTANT: data entry, mining and collection, research, transcription, helpdesk, email handling and marketing, etc. 3. CRM,INFUSIONSOFT, ZOHO, WORDPRESS, DROPBOX, GOOGLE, etc. 4. Microsoft Suites: WORD, EXCEL, POWERPOINT, ACCESS... 5. CUSTOMER SERVICE, EMAIL SUPPORT, etc. 6. GRAPHIC DESIGNING, PHOTO EDITING, etc.

    Associated with: GS Outsourcing Solutions

    $6.00 /hr
    4,595 hours
    4.03
  10. Jennylou Daamo

    Jennylou Daamo Agency Contractor

    Data Entry and Web Research Specialist

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    I am aiming to be a successful worker. With the knowledge and skills that I have acquired for jobs, I am confident enough that I can provide excellent service for my future clients. I am responsible, dedicated and a hard working person. I look forward to working with my clients providing them with my best service and perfect result as possible.

    Associated with: Online Jobs Services

    $3.70 /hr
    5,839 hours
    3.89