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Hire a copy editor today to review and correct, format, stylize and otherwise prepare written content for typesetting, publication or print. In addition to catching errors in writing, copy editors often standardize headers and footers, add headlines, and shorten or lengthen text to fit length limits. Their job is to make written information clear, concise, accurate and consistent.

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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Copy editing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.82.

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  1. Javier A.

    Javier A. Agency Contractor

    Consumer Psychologist & Marketing Strategy Consultant

    United Kingdom - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 19 - Portfolio: 16

    I define the steps your company needs to follow in order to achieve your goals. I analyse your market, products and services, creating a future-proof strategy and brand image that engages with your target consumer. I am a freelance consumer psychologist with over 8 years of experience in the marketing world. Within my professional experience, I have worked as a data insight analyst for Yahoo!, a conference manager for The Financial Times Group, a market researcher for Ipsos Mori, a buyer and copy writer for Buyagift.com and a product manager for CofreVip. I have an MSc in Consumer Psychology, MSc in Marketing Research, BSc Business and BSc HR Management and Labour Law, as well as SEO-SEM and Community Manager qualifications. I am a freelance consumer psychologist with 7+ years of experience in the marketing world. Within my professional experience, I have worked as a data insight analyst for Yahoo!, a conference manager for The Financial Times Group, a market researcher for Ipsos Mori, a buyer and copy writer for Buyagift.com, product manager for CofreVip and as a trainee field engineering for Bridgestone. I have an MSc in Consumer Psychology, MSc in Marketing Research, BSc Business and BSc HR Management and Labour Law. I am Goolge Adwords Certified and HootSuite Certified. Moreover, I have SEO-SEM and Community Manager qualifications. As my client, you will have access to my extensive knowledge of branding and consumer behaviour to: -Hone your website with usability techniques that create a better experience for your online customers -Improve your Adwords Campaign and increase your CTR and ROI. -Redefine your brand image to emotionally engage with your customers and boost their loyalty -Enhance your web content by using SEO techniques and copy that is more attractive to your online customers -Manage your marketing strategy to follow a step-by-step route to successfully launch your product/services -Execute market research that can tell you who are the right target consumers for your product/services -Nurture your projects with an organized and professional mindset, always delivering to the highest standards -On-demand translations from English into Spanish, excellent copywriting skills and an eagle eye for proofreading -Work with attention to detail, creativity and out-of-the-box thinking to achieve your goals I look forward to working with you

    Associated with: V&A

    $19.00 /hr
    768 hours
    4.88
  2. Damian Thompson

    Damian Thompson Agency Contractor

    Old School Marketing Pro for the Digital Age

    United States - Last active: 07/05/2014 - Tests: 10

    If you want to leverage the Internet for your marketing efforts I might be able to help. Over the last 20 years I have developed a wide range of successful sales and marketing campaigns utilizing solid sales copywriting, email marketing, and sales-pages. I am a big believer in testing any and all changes for you to ensure that you get the greatest result possible. I am an old-school direct response marketer with a great grasp of new technologies. Good copy is copy that sells! My greatest strength is in being able to both look at the strategic marketing process and also do the tactical work to get the job done. So whether you have a big project or small, I am happy to discuss whether we are a great fit together or not. If we are, awesome; but if we aren't? That is OK too, life is too short to work with people that don't "get" you.

    Associated with: Linchpin

    $100.00 /hr
    811 hours
    4.58
  3. Amy McHugh

    Amy McHugh Agency Contractor

    Experienced VA / Administrative Support / DTP Professional

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 25

    I have a strong background in administrative and sales support, data entry, web research, Photoshop image editing, graphic design, web design using Weebly and desktop publishing. I have proficient various computer abilities. I am quite experienced with a variety of CRM databases. I am proficient in all Microsoft applications. I enjoy learning new techniques in those applications to improve the quality and speed of my work. I enjoy building a relationship with my clients as I look forward to working with them for a long time to come. Working in an administrative support role, it is very important to me to develop good relationships with clients that I support. I know that I have succeeded in this area as my clients are very comfortable speaking with me about their needs, and trust me to provide accurate and timely support. I want my clients to know they can depend on me to provide a great service to them and their clients. I have enhanced my customer service skills, over the years, and I have earned several awards in customer service. I take pride in my job and strive for excellence each and every day. I know what needs to be done and I complete it with precision without needing assistance. I believe in prioritizing and making checklists to ensure that all tasks are completed in a timely manner. I am a quick learner and very eager to succeed in my career. Details are very important to me and I make sure that nothing is overlooked. I have ensured accuracy by implementing a system of checking my work during and after a task is completed. I am very dependable. When I say that something will be done by a certain deadline, it is always completed on time. I have become very knowledgeable and computer savvy. I am quick to become familiar with new software. I consider myself trustworthy and driven. I am a dedicated worker that is eager to learn new things. I currently use Microsoft office 2007, Photoshop CS3, and Adobe Acrobat X.

    Associated with: Prairie Branch Administrative Services Agency

    $26.67 /hr
    3,239 hours
    5.00
  4. George B.

    George B.

    Expert Marketer and Consultant in Ecommerce

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    I am looking forward to working with you and getting commercial results, whether it's in text/copy, marketing campaigns, or higher level strategy and management! I do SEO, Social Media, PPC, and content... all in a serious degree of originality and quality.

    $49.89 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00