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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 4.80.

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  1. Jacqueline C.

    Jacqueline C.

    Content Writer / Copywriter / Proofreader / Marketing Strategist

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 7

    A highly versatile writer, I create engaging copy on a variety of platforms. My creative speciality is website content, SEO, article/blog writing, AD copy, social media, and various other marketing collateral. With a Bachelors in Psychology, I articulate effectively on a wide range of topics. My demeanor and writing style is professional and precise. I welcome the opportunity to work with you.

    $50.00 /hr
    14 hours
    4.94
  2. Alexander N.

    Alexander N.

    Experienced Norwegian Translator / SEO Specialist

    Norway - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I've always had a passion for the English language, and consider myself to have a higher capability in the language than most non-English people. I've done quite a few translation and proofreading jobs from/to English over the past 3 years, which I've found to expand my vocabulary even further. Over the past 3 years, I have worked on SEO (Search Engine Optimization) for countless websites, using mostly Moz and Google tools. My core value is to threat every project like my own, and will therefore always strive to be original, creative and thorough. I will never miss a deadline that has been agreed upon. I also have experience with Wordpress, Magento, Refinery, Excel, Linkbird and basic HTML.

    $27.78 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  3. Michael R.

    Michael R.

    Content * B2B * Marketing * Copy-Writing * Advertising

    United States - Last active: 03/23/2014 - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 11

    Books & short stories Content- informative articles, buzz topic writing, academic. Ezine editor and contributor for over 2 years. Screen-play and script writing for businesses Professional bios & personal statements Marketing- email templates, sales scripts, landing pages, websites Humor in various guises a few other things besides. Please visit: http://writeblogresearchcreate.wordpress.com/ M.S. in Nutrition & Kinesiology from Temple and have been relentlessly pursuing the latest nutrition and fitness research that fits in with developing and maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Proficient in MLA and Chicago styles. Live and work in a public library as a research tool. I can take or leave the Oxford comma. The other reasons I am relevant: Press releases Training/User manuals Web-based advertisements Technical articles Web content Blogs E books Email blasts Editing experience: Walgreens Diabetes Magazine (contributing author as well) Autobiographies Press-releases Ebooks Nutrition and fitness blogs Kettlebell ebook Livecity Expert Falfurrias News Contributor Refugio News Contributor Bay City News Contributor Beeville News Contributor Protein Munchies- web site creation and content contributor Monthly Magazine Contributor @ AtomApps

    $100.00 /hr
    366 hours
    4.99
  4. Sherrie Chastain

    Sherrie Chastain

    Google Domination SEO Expert & Lead Generation Specialist

    United States - Last active: 03/03/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    I am an ambitious, highly motivated, positive self-starter that is goal and results oriented. I have excellent work ethics due to my strong organizational skills, attention to detail and passion for success in business. I love challenges and will put forth any amount of effort that it requires to master the challenge at hand. I am able to multi task and can see the overall picture in any given situation to get to the underlying issues for quick decision making. I have spent the past 10 years becoming an expert SEO Specialist which can easily be seen by typing my name "Sherrie Chastain" into Google where you will find pages of articles, press releases, social media posts and websites that I have created. I create, design and manage SEO optimized websites including ecommerce websites plus Google compliant landing pages. I also create a variety of different types of SEO mobile websites. Once their online presence is complete I follow up with either creating and implementing successful Internet marketing campaigns or train the businesses and their staff to implement these campaigns in-house. My Skills include but are not limited to: 1) On and off page SEO 2) SEM and paid online advertising 3) Online and offline press release creation and submission 4) Social media marketing 5) Email and newsletter marketing 6) Loyalty program creation and implementation 7) Branding campaigns 8) Reputation management 9) Text, banner and media advertising 10) PURL postcard marketing 11) Video and podcast creation and marketing campaigns 12) E-book and white paper campaigns 13) Split and variable testing for higher conversion rates to increase ROI 14) Analyze linking structure for increased traffic flow 15) Analytics programs and webmaster tools installation for evaluation of statistics 16) Identify additional revenue streams to increase profitability 17) Campaign creation targeted to increase frequency and amount of purchase 18) Real time traffic analysis for moment of truth strategy implementation 19) Proximity Marketing creation and implementation using mobile devices I look forward to helping you achieve your goals.

    $225.00 /hr
    2,377 hours
    5.00
  5. Elina VanNatta

    Elina VanNatta

    Marketing Consultant/Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 03/31/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    My passion: Helping organizations succeed by marketing effectively. What you should know about me: I am not always gentle, but I am always candid. If your strategy sucks – I’ll tell you. My experience in brief: In the past 10 years, I have gained diverse skills in the areas of marketing, branding and sales; writing and editing; SEO and SEM, as well as Wordpress, landing page anatomy, blogging and much more. I enjoy dissecting organizations’ strategies, assessing their marketing and branding, and making recommendations for improvement. I love being a virtual marketing director! What I can do: - Current marketing/branding/sales assessment - Marketing/Branding plans to correlate with your Strategic Business Plan - Copywriting: brochures, flyers, content, sales letters, sales scripts, sales presentations, e-mail campaigns, Adwords ads - Blog and article writing - Adwords: setup, review, management - Wordpress: installation, updates, customization - On-page SEO - Preparing for trade shows - Building and training sales teams

    $44.44 /hr
    3 hours
    4.85
  6. Josh Vogt

    Josh Vogt

    Freelance Writer & Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 48

    I provide compelling content that gives you a standout image and delivers powerful results. Need copy written or revised for your website, brochures, emails, social network, or any other media platform? Look no further. - 9+ years experience in copywriting, editing, proofreading, advertising, marketing, managing freelancers, email campaigns, SEO, and web journalism - Dedicated to quality, creativity, and your complete satisfaction

    $50.00 /hr
    476 hours
    4.94
  7. Stephanie C.

    Stephanie C.

    Editor / Writer / Internet Marketer - Freelance

    United States - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 1

    I am a seasoned editor, writer and Internet marketer. I have worked with editing, writing SEO content and website promotion for over six years. I have worked as an expert writer and editor as well as a marketing manager where I specialized in social media and SEO. I am experienced in Microsoft Office, Internet applications and various email programs. I have extensive experience in writing, editing AP and MLA format. I feel with my background in writing, editing and marketing, I would be a wonderful asset to you. I ensure all content is unique, well-researched and factual. I look forward to working with you!

    $22.22 /hr
    2,174 hours
    4.99
  8. Anna Sette

    Anna Sette

    SEO and Web Marketing Strategist

    Italy - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 12

    I am a young professional, with almost 6 years experience as Web Writer, SEO/SEM Strategist, and Translator in both B2B and B2C environments. My primary interest is in the English and Italian language (as for Translating), Content Writing, Web Marketing and SEO strategies. I am experienced in web writing, editing and translating. I am an SEO/SEM expert, knowledgable about viral and social marketing strategies, Google Analytics, and CRM. I am determined and focused, passionate about writing and translating. I am used to working at a fast pace. I am a quick learner and I am comfortable about meeting deadlines and/or working under pressure. I like to always improve myself. I am keen on new technology and proficient at both MS Office and Mac OS. I can use portal engine and CMS such as wordpress, joomla, magento and prestashop (for e-commerce). I am an Italian mother tongue and I fluently speak English and Spanish (near-native level/bilingual proficiency), with a good knowledge of French and German. I graduated in International Relations and then mastered in Strategic Marketing at the New York University L. Stern Business School.

    $22.22 /hr
    2,313 hours
    5.00
  9. Jacopo C.

    Jacopo C.

    Adwords, PPC, Italian translation, Writing

    Italy - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 3

    Operating on the web since 1999 and since 2005 working on Google Adwords I'm experienced to promote your website and your company with the management of pay per click campaigns. Also I translate web contents, websites, mobile apps and documents from English and Spanish to Italian. PAY PER CLICK (PPC) MANAGEMENT Google Adwords Certified. I can help your website and your company with all kinds of aspects of Pay Per Click (PPC) marketing from account management to advertisement services, in turn helping you to improve the success of your PPC campaigns. Google Adwords Certified working on PPC campaigns since 2005. Experienced in multilingual campaigns management. ITALIAN TRANSLATION AND WRITING I deliver accurate web contents, mobile apps and documents translated to Italian. I can translate into Italian from English, Spanish and French. As I'm a writer too I can assure translations match SEO purposes in web contents and mobile apps translations. High fluidity in working, availability and using to work under pressure can be considered my strengths. If you're looking for an experienced freelancer just contact me.

    $50.00 /hr
    23 hours
    5.00
  10. Henrique Fogli

    Henrique Fogli

    SEO Campaign Manager - Content Marketing Strategist

    Brazil - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    Content Marketing Strategist. SEO Project Manager. Online Marketing Consultant. Writer. Social Media Manager. You name it... I'm here to help you understand the market and information demand of your niche. I'll show you where the opportunities are and how your business can grow within your market with SEO, SEM and SMM techniques. I´ll turn those opportunities into rich, high-quality content, apply techniques to make sute this content gets to its proper audience and help you convert this traffic into leads os business. I can help you to have the most out of your online market, continuously improving your reach and stablishing your brand. To cut a long story short, I´m here for fulfill your web marketing needs. Drop me a question if you need some advice about how to get more exposure on the web! And have a great day!

    $33.33 /hr
    190 hours
    5.00