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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 4.83.

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  1. Stefan W.

    Stefan W.

    Driven Supervisor with Extensive Customer Service Experience

    Jamaica - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 11

    I have experience in the Business Processing Outsourcing industry at an introductory, supervisory and mid management level. I have been responsible for handling customer escalations, I have also managed teams of individuals. I take my business and your business very seriously.

    $4.00 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Charito Katigbak

    Charito Katigbak

    Blogger, Excel, PPT expert, e-learning, Research, Content Development

    United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 3

    A Learning and Development Professional with 11 years of experience in the Business Process Outsourcing industry focusing on Customer Service, Bancassurance, Concierge and Medical Assistance platform. Expertise include Technical Writing, Professional Development Training, Business Process Improvement, Market Research, Quality Management, Change Management and ERP Solutions.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Rhoda Lyn Ramos

    Rhoda Lyn Ramos

    Experienced Copyeditor and Proofreader

    Philippines - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a dedicated freelancer with a flexible schedule. With my relevant background as a Development Communication major, I have acquired the experiences necessary to gain excellent communication and editing skills. I adhere to work ethics and believe in dedication towards the job.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours