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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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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. Gina B.

    Gina B.

    Data Entry/Web Research/Administrative Support/Quality Control

    Australia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I finish computer related course and first worked as cashier/service crew in well known food shop in our city. Then i worked as a computer sales representative then went to teaching computer subject both in primary and secondary level. But above all these experiences, what matters in doing a job is that you love your job and interested to learn more to improve your skills. There are people that dont like clerical work and data entry jobs but not me. I can assure you that i have all the patience to do my job.

    $10.00 /hr
    5,667 hours
    5.00
  2. Vanessa W.

    Vanessa W.

    Administrative assistant; Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 11/30/2014 - Tests: 12

    Over the past 20 years, I have worked in office assistant/managerial roles that demanded accuracy, ability to multitask to ensure timely and quality product, and paying close attention to detail. I am offering highly accurate and efficient performance whilst responding to the needs and requirements of any buyer thus providing a sense of accomplishment for both of us once goals have been met.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,349 hours
    5.00
  3. John Ruen Sypiecco

    John Ruen Sypiecco

    Professional SEO Content Writer & Customer Service Representative

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - 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
  4. Marjorie W.

    Marjorie W.

    Virtual Assistant/Project Managment

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6

    With over six years of positive virtual experiences combined with over 20 years of corporate experience. My professionalism and dedication to my clients have proved to be a strong asset. My expertise is in Executive Assistance, Accounting, Marketing and Project Management. Working for companies including Web Development, Real Estate, Marketing and Accounting. My virtual relationships have lasted a year or more due to my strong common sense and professional background. I am proficient using Microsoft programs 1997-2007 Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Outlook, Google Docs, Salesforce, QuickBooks, Basecamp, iContact and Constant Contact, Mailchimp, CMS, CRM, Wordpress, Wix.com and Social Media.

    $22.22 /hr
    3,776 hours
    4.92
  5. Alfred Lagmay

    Alfred Lagmay

    Top Web Researcher, Database Admin and English / German Translator

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    Translation services between English and German in both directions. Übersetzungen zwischen Deutscher und Englischer Sprache, in beide Richtungen. 30 years of translation experience while worked at many different entities. Current contractual employment is for the Regional Trial courts at my living area in the Philippines. 30 Jahre Erfahrung wurde gesammelt bei Arbeit in verschiedenen Positionen. Derzeit übersetze ich für das Kreisgericht im Bezirk meines Wohnsitzes in den Philippinen. I am actually natively speaking BOTH languages since I grew up in Austria, as part of a multilingual family. Translation between both languages comes to me as natural as humanly possible. Eigentlich spreche ich Englisch und Deutsch als Muttersprache da ich einerseits in Österreich aber andererseits in einer mehr-sprachigen Familie aufgewachsen bin. Commercial English and German translation specialist, having studied at the Vienna-Austria Humboldt languages and linguistic institute. Geschäftliches oder Kommerzielles Englisch und Deutsch habe ich zusätzlich am Humboldt Institut für Sprachwissenschaft in Wien, Österreich studiert. Technical English and German was acquired due to my Bachelor in Technical Informatik and my Masters in Technical Informatik, both at the University of Technology in Vienna, Austria. Technisches Englisch und Deutsch habe ich mir während meines Studiums für Informatik und Masters in Informatik, beide an der Universität für Technologie in Wien, angeeignet. Database Administrator, Research and Data Entry. Ich bin auch als Datenbank Administrator und in den Richtungen Forschung und Daten Operation tätig. With my best regards, Engr. Alfred O. Lagmay

    $27.78 /hr
    4,692 hours
    5.00
  6. Latasha J.

    Latasha J.

    Project Manager/Editor/Writer/Virtual Assistant

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    I am eager to become your "go to" Assistant for any and all projects that you may need. No project is too small for me to handle. My specialty is just about anything you do not feel like doing such as, posting to WordPress, writing web content, data entry, responding to emails and these are just a few of my many services. I am also an experienced Project Manager, of which I have managed a team of 15. Those duties also included, creating payroll invoices, recruiting and screening new applicants, delegating projects, proofing and editing written projects and most importantly, making sure DEADLINES ARE MET! I take pride is making my client's work load lighter, so that they can focus on the meat of their business. I am very easy to work with and can complete work without any hand-holding. Just tell me what you need and I will take care of the rest! I welcome projects that include: MS Excel MS Word content writing blog writing Email Basecamp Project Manager Data Entry WordPress

    $22.22 /hr
    3,134 hours
    4.99
  7. Ronan V.

    Ronan V.

    All-Around Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 5 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 29

    I'm efficient and highly organized. This enables me to be as productive as possible on the job. I pay attention to all the details, and like to be sure that everything is just right. I will do my best to be more productive and work honestly and efficiently. I will suggest what I think is right and help my team members when they need my help. Why you should hire me? Because I am a fast learner, smart and reliable. I work efficiently and coordinate well. Now I'm going to give you a short summary about my skill, I hope it will help you determine about my key strength for your job: * I have over 9,000+ hrs working experience at oDesk. * My hourly rate is low & negotiable but I can provide you best quality work. * oDesk verified ID contractor with good feedback score & good test result. * I'm honest & trustworthy, dependable & fast learner. * I have over 6 years of experience being a Virtual Assistant. * I am available 40+ hours a week for your job.

    $5.56 /hr
    10,932 hours
    4.97
  8. Hazel Z.

    Hazel Z. Agency Contractor

    Senior Web Designer | Wordpress Developer | SEO | Internet Marketing

    Philippines - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 34

    Quality ● Integrity ● Excellence Creating client success since 2009! I am a multi-skilled work from home professional for more than 5 years specializing in website design, Wordpress site development, project management, and online marketing (SEO, SMM, etc.). I always aim to cultivate Win-Win business relationships and exceed clients' expectations through a job well done. My services include: ● Website Design and Development (HTML, CSS, Wordpress) ● Online Marketing (SEO, SMM, Article Writing, Link Building, Link Wheeling, etc.) ● Multimedia Services (Video Editing, Video Production, Animation, Voice-over, etc.)

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    Associated with: MediaSME Global Services Agency Agency

    $15.00 /hr
    2,394 hours
    4.95