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Proofreading is the process of reading through an electronic copy (or galley proof) of a piece of written work to detect and correct errors before it is published. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, you will find native English speakers and proofreaders familiar with editing marks and the APA, MLA, Harvard and Chicago style guidelines to provide you with professional editing, grammar checking and proofreading services.

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Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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  1. David Mango

    David Mango Agency Contractor

    Facebook Ad Expert/ Social Media Specialist

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Professional individual with extensive experience driving targeted traffic using Facebook Ads, Pinterest and Twitter. With consistent Facebook Ad Click Through Rates in the 3-12% range ( where 2% is very good), I leverage my over 6 years of ad copy writing to bring CTR up at the same time bringing costs down. More traffic for less money....now we are talking!

    Associated with: Mango

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  2. Qing Tan

    Qing Tan

    English to Chinese Translator

    China - Tests: 7

    Translation: English Chinese (Simplified & Traditional) Interpreting: English Chinese (Mandarin & Cantonese) Expertise: Information Technology Internet, E-commerce Engineering Management Business / Commerce (general) Transport / Transportation / Shipping Journalism Media / Multimedia Cinema, Film, TV, Drama Advertising / Public Relations / Marketing

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  3. Jessica L.

    Jessica L.

    Administrative Professional, VA, Proofreader

    United States - Tests: 6

    I hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. For the past 10 years I’ve held various administrative positions with multiple companies. My most recent work is as an onsite office manager for an international research company. Duties of the position are many and include: -Office-wide emails to 200+ people - Impeccable spelling and grammar is a must -Planning and tracking a $1.3 million budget -Creating and editing flyers, reports, training books, and presentations -Event planning -Online ordering -Communicating with vendors to set up and renew contracts -Work with property management on maintenance and building issues I also have past experience as a real estate salesperson. This high energy, on the go job is a great intro into the virtual workspace as they have similar challenges: most importantly being a disciplined self starter. I have a dedicated home office space from which I work, as well as all the necessary tools that make on the go work a snap - which means I’m available when you need me, no matter where I may be. I’m new to oDesk, but a highly motivated and experienced administrative professional. When I freelance for you, you can be certain that you’ll receive the high quality work you expect for your business. I will always ask enough questions to ensure that I understand the needs of your project and your expectations. I will always be upfront before starting a job if I do not have the necessary time or skill to complete the work. Clear communication is key - It’s what you’ll receive from me and what I expect in return. What can I do for You? Virtual office management, virtual assisting, budget planning, expense tracking, event planning, report writing, emailing, Excel work, formatting/editing/proofreading documents, create flyers/documents/presentations, travel/vacation planning, transcription, create/manage social media pages, and much more - just ask! I am experienced with: Pages; Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Office365

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  4. Kristine Mamac

    Kristine Mamac Agency Contractor

    Data Entry Professional | Researcher | VA | Bookkeeper | Proofreader |

    Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a senior accountant for one of the Philippines largest rural banking corporations, managing the accuracy of all transactions, loans and company payroll & financial reports, in one its busiest branches. As such, I am highly proficient in Microsoft (e.g. WORD and EXCEL) and accounting programmes. I have successfully transferred my IT and administrative skills, and ‘eye for detail’ to a range of clients and projects, including proofreading content and content architecture, for a major patient information portal of the UK’s National Health Service. I continue to provide administrative services for a public limited company in the UK. I believe my knowledge (particularly in health and accountancy), spoken and written English, administrative and natural interpersonal skills are attributes that serve my clients well.

    Associated with: Philance Team

    $4.00 /hr
    425 hours
    0.00
  5. Amanda Thomson

    Amanda Thomson

    Experienced Freelance Inbound Marketer

    Canada - Portfolio: 3

    I am a marketing content specialist. I help businesses create great content for web, print, email, social media and more. My specialty is inbound marketing. I have a BFA in creative writing from the University of Victoria (Canada). I am also HubSpot Inbound certified, and (while not current) have been Google AdWords certified as well.

    $16.00 /hr
    16 hours
    0.00
  6. Dana D.

    Dana D.

    Assistant/Administrative Services

    United States

    Administrative Services: Data Entry Filing/Copying Memos/Documents Calendar Management Project Management Special Projects Answer phone calls and outbound calling to clients, vendors, ect. Strong understanding of Internet and online communication tools Ability to multitask and take on multiple projects Ability to meet deadlines Strong communications skills and attention to detail Prepare, compile, and sort documents English proficiency (written and spoken Intermediate) MS Spreadsheet skills MS Word Accurate data entry Strong work ethic and professionalism Adept at internet research Marketing research Keyword searches Marketing Services: Market and Sales Plan Development Product Development, Branding, Promotion, and Distribution Planning Website and E-Commerce Development and Implementation Brochure and Sales Tools Design and Development Company Identity (logo, letterhead, email template) Product

    $15.00 /hr
    595 hours
    0.00
  7. Ashok Kumar

    Ashok Kumar

    Desktop Publishing Designer

    India

    Technical Proficiency and Experiences: • Analyzing specifications of e-Publishing/typesetting/data conversion projects • Efficient in management of the Data conversion and typesetting teams. • Allocation of work to the team members. • Training of team members in the identified areas. • InDesign, Quark, XML, ePublishing, Operations, Typesetting, Composition • Knowledge of applications like InDesign, QuarkXpress, FrameMaker, Photoshop, ebook readers etc. • Ability to work within tight deadlines and ensure timely delivery of projects at all stages of production • Managing the production and quality teams independently • Six years experience in handling the production team. • Well experiences of handling multicolour Books and Journals from concept to completion, ability to Problem solve. Handle multiple task, detail and deadline oriented with supervision. • Troubleshooting the PDF related issues, having thorough knowledge of PDF generation and pre-flight. • Template creation ability for: Adobe InDesign, QuarkXPress, PageMaker, FrameMaker. Technical Skills DESIGN SOFTWARE: OTHER SKILLS: Adobe InDesign Problem Solving Skills Adobe FrameMaker Researching Skills Adobe PageMaker Text Processing Skills QuarkXPress Computer Networking skills Adobe Photoshop Production Tracking Skills Adobe Illustrator’s Leadership and Team Management Skills Adobe Acrobat Professional Quotation handling Pitstop Pre-flight Invoice creation Page layout Scanning Typography/typesetting Operating Systems Macintosh: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others. Windows: with trouble shooting and installation of all application and others Technical Trainings • One year Computer training in Desktop Publishing, from Hi-Tech Computer Education Centre, Ghaziabad. • Three month Computer course in Language from SSI, Computer Education. • QuarkXPress and InDesign Technical training given by the employer.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Ed Murray

    Ed Murray

    Editing, Content Marketing, SEO

    United States

    I am a seasoned editorial professional with a strong track record of conceptualizing, executing and managing successful digital communication and content projects for a wide variety of publications and clients. I have produced and managed content for local, regional and national publications as well as enterprise clients and household brands for different marketing agencies. I have been producing, and managing the production of content since before the Web was born. Back when SEO just meant "great content." While I have plenty of great ideas, execution is what really matters. And I do execution very well.

    $27.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  9. Aileen Maru Gases

    Aileen Maru Gases

    Virtual Assistant, Client Relations, SEO, Project Manager

    Philippines - Tests: 3

    Over the past year, I had been a Virtual and an Applications Assistant. I had experienced talking to my clients on the phone, or thru email. This helped me improved my Call/Email Handling skills. I am also experienced in updating records, making sales invoice, and also marketing. I also had done some SEO jobs, and iTunes in-app updating.

    $6.67 /hr
    1,788 hours
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  10. Evelyn Asher

    Evelyn Asher

    Wordsmith. Business Strategist

    United States - Tests: 7

    I craft content in crisp, action-oriented language from the reader's perspective. I edit > blogs > investor-ready business plans > case studies > consultant reports > dissertations > journal articles > letters of application for graduate school > novels > personal statements > reports > requests for proposals > theses > web content > white papers I understand the big picture in digital marketing. When you hire me you gain a business strategist who will convey your business, your strategies and your ideas as you would, if only there were 72 hours in a day. I coach business executives on effective interpersonal and business communication. Through Skype we also analyze case studies. I work with successful business owners, consultants, managers, digital marketers, and social media companies to ensure wordsmithing reflects the target industry and markets. My clients continue to express what they value most are the critical questions I pose where areas require clarification. I thrive on deadlines. Expect measurable results. .

    $40.00 /hr
    24 hours
    0.00