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Upwork Proofreading Jobs Completed Quarterly

On average, 1,901 Proofreading projects are completed every quarter on Upwork.

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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.79.

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  1. Vinisha N.

    Vinisha N.

    Writing / Proofreading - Professional

    India - Portfolio: 5

    I have experience working with an investment bank for over 7 years. I write a personal Wordpress blog, and have used Blogger for six years. I also maintain a Facebook travelogue which currently has 1,990 followers. Some of my articles have been published previously in an independent European journal. I have a fully operational command of English language, and can handle complex detailed argumentation well.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Mansoor S.

    Mansoor S.

    Data Entry, Medical Biller, Virtual Assistant, Photoshop.

    Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I have more than five years of experience of Data Entry Operations as well as link building and web research. I am capable of doing work for long hours from 8 to 10 hours a days so I'm available full time projects as well as short terms projects. I have done various web research works besides my core ability of data entry. I assure my clients with quality and efficient work. I have experience in the following areas: 1) Data Entry and web research. 2) Social Bookmaking and Social Networking 3) Articles copy writing & syndication 4) Search Engine Optimization (SEO). 5) Reporting and Communication with client/buyer on regular basis 6) In depth Keywords Research. 7) WordPress.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. John Ruen Sypiecco

    John Ruen Sypiecco

    Professional SEO Content Writer & Customer Service Representative

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    Over the years, I have developed and mastered my skills in both writing and speaking. I have written exemplary summaries of service listings using SEO keywords for the last two years. My expertise has helped Thumbtack professionals get on top of Google's page ranking. I have also experienced handling billing and sales calls for an AT&T Uverse account in Davao, and managing the Local Store Marketing Team at McDonald's Cagayan de Oro City. I am a well-organized and highly motivated freelance professional. I work hard to attain my goals on time and make my employers proud.

    $3.50 /hr
    1,011 hours
    5.00
  6. Renson K.

    Renson K.

    SEO expert

    Kenya - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    SEO is the blood and life of your online activity. Be it online marketing, reputation management, social media publicity, website audit, and analysis of online performance, I am the person you seek. With over five years of experience, I guarantee to deliver real Returns On Investment. In addition to skill, I bring onboard handwork. As you might know handwork always beats talent and skill when they don't work hard. Get in touch and allow me to show you what I can do...You will be Amazed!

    $7.00 /hr
    713 hours
    4.79
  7. Belinda Regan

    Belinda Regan

    VA,WordPress,Social Media, SEO Writer/Blogger with TEFL Certificates.

    Spain - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 19

    Over the past 5 years I have gained experience in SEO writing, for various web sites, and blogs. I work with a designer/developer and as a team we have developed key marketing tools, improved SEO, and the general look and writing of various websites. I also VA, Project Manage WordPress websites and the Social Media side! Having proved my technical writing skills I am now branching out into other areas such as WooCommerce and customer services where I hope my varied skills will achieve an impressive provider record. Use of email responders, email campaigns, and Google Apps. Adding to my profile is my past experience as a PA in London where my office skills and the ability to organise and prioritise my work load have proven essential. As a qualified TEFL teacher my English grammar and writing skills have played a key role in all my writing work enabling me to produce higher than average articles, content and blogs. Experience: VA,Word Press Project Manager, WooCommerce, Drop Shipping, Customer Services, SEO Writing, Internet Research, Word Office, Blogging, English Grammar Correction, Editing, Use of Email Responders like Aweber, Mail Chimp, Arranging Email Campaigns, Social Media Marketing and Networking, Google Apps.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $13.50 /hr
    1,517 hours
    4.71
  8. Annette D.

    Annette D.

    SEM & SEO Content Specialist

    Canada - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    Since 2008 I've been trained in various marketing areas with top Internet marketers. I've worked alongside multiple people learning and growing with the Internet Marketing business. I have the ability to manage an entire SEM team and expand the overall power of your domain. My skills have continued to grow and have experience in many different niche markets including health, fashion, finance, marketing and law.

    $22.22 /hr
    1,867 hours
    4.01
  9. Sergey Bondarets

    Sergey Bondarets

    English-Russian Translation, Content Writing, and Data Entry

    Ukraine - Tests: 4

    Hello, My name is Sergey Bondarets, I am a native Russian speaker with excellent English all-around skills (verbal, reading, and writing) combined with perfect Russian grammar knowledge. Lived, studied, and worked in United States for a period of 12 years, obtained a High School Degree from Daytona Beach Community College. Offer English to Russian and Russian to English translation. Also can help you with Data Entry. Also could help you with: Transcription, Content Writing, Data Entry, Proofreading English and Russian.

    $4.00 /hr
    26 hours
    4.44
  10. Tiffany Daniels

    Tiffany Daniels

    Experienced journalist, copywriter and editor

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 1

    Top rated freelancer! Previously active on Elance for many years with a 5/5 rating and excellent feedback. Creative, efficient and extremely reliable: I'm a freelance writer, copywriter, editor and proofreader who respects set deadlines and handles every project with care and enthusiasm. I've acquired over ten years of experience through self-starter and freelance projects, agencies and employment. My work ranges vast areas of marketing and the media, with a focused interest on music journalism, PR, copywriting, SEO work, and social media management. As an arts, culture and music journalist, my writing has been recognised by several national awards and I am frequently called upon as a consultant to broadcasters and publishers on international, national and local levels. I am extremely hard working, can adapt to any brief, and I pull out all of the stops to satisfy a client. Just look at my ratings! A happy client equals a happy writer.

    $20.00 /hr
    409 hours
    4.96