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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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Average Proofreading Freelancer Feedback Score

Proofreading Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.80.

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  1. Jessica D.

    Jessica D.

    Comprehensive Editing, Proofreading and Spinning Services

    United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    My main focus is on editing. I have extensive experience in proofreading and editing for grammatical, syntax and spelling errors in written content and currently do so for a variety of clients. I have a firm grasp on rewriting articles in spin syntax, and have the ability to spin content either manually or through TBS software, depending on preference. Either way, I can assure it will be done with an outstanding degree of human readability. I also have experience in creating content based on web research within a rigid set of guidelines in SEO format for a high-profile client. Current projects include providing image moderation services for use in sponsored ad campaigns, as well as tagging objects within images with similar products in a variety of fashion-centric interactive web advertisements. Other noteworthy skills include a strong knowledge of AP guidelines within the context of titles. I have in-depth knowledge of: - Microsoft Word - Microsoft Excel - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Lightroom - The Best Spinner Topics of expertise include photography, technology, graphic design, fiber crafts, and parenting.

    $14.44 /hr
    3,766 hours
    5.00
  2. Irene Jaindl

    Irene Jaindl Agency Contractor

    German/English/Italian translation and proofreading

    Austria - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    My name is Irene, I am German native speaker and fluent in English. I have a degree in international business studies (specializing in marketing and tourism) and worked as a marketing assistant and financial supervisor in Great Britain and Austria for several years. I translate from English and Italian to German and from German to English and Italian. I have a lot of experience in website and text translation (various topics), keeping deadlines is my top priority. Some of the topics I specialize in are: Travel and tourism Marketing SEO (Search Engine Optimization) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) Foreign exchange trading Online retailers Online gambling/sports betting ...and many more. Please note, that I do not provide legal, technical or medical translations. As a German native speaker I guarantee that my translations will be correct and that you will be satisfied. Feel free to contact me any time!

    Associated with: I&S Translation Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    4,242 hours
    4.99
  3. Michella S.

    Michella S.

    Translating / Proofreading / Transcriptions

    Brazil - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    Translation Services English > Portuguese (Brazilian) Portuguese (Brazilian) > English Quality and punctuality assured. I am a Brazilian born, Portuguese speaker graduated in language translation (English /Portuguese - Portuguese/English) and have been working as an International Trade Assistant for the past six years. As a passionate linguist I have always dedicated my free time teaching English to those interested and also Portuguese to those who are willing to learn. Working as a ‘freelancer translator’ I have had the opportunity to translate and proofread material covering different subject matter for websites, blog’s and the like, as well as magazine / newspaper articles, product packing instructions and marketing material. I have also worked on several transcription projects, converting conferences, interviews and pod casts into written form. I am more than happy to discuss your project further to see if I can assist you and perhaps even provide an example of my work if required. Thank you for browsing my profile and I hope to work with you in the near future.

    $11.11 /hr
    2,341 hours
    4.99
  4. Mary margaret B.

    Mary margaret B.

    Transcription/Subtitling/Proofreading/50WPM/Reliable

    Philippines - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a transcriptionist who has extensive experience in medical transcription. I am adept at transcribing clinical notes and operative reports. I have a strong knowledge of medical terminologies and procedures. I am also well versed in transcribing interviews, webinars, and other general transcriptions. I have done both verbatim and easy-to-read (with omission of filler words and non-essentials) transcripts. I have an excellent command of the English language and produce high-quality work. I am hardworking and pay meticulous attention to detail.

    $5.56 /hr
    3,094 hours
    4.97
  5. Imen Hizem

    Imen Hizem

    Customer Support/Typing /Translation/Data entry/Proofreading

    Tunisia - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 5

    Welcome to my profile! I am a Customer Service and Technical Support Representative with over 6 years of experience. I am equipped with excellent writing, calling, typing, technical support and email skills . My skills can be useful for data processing, virtual call centers and content writing (technical/non technical) jobs. I would welcome the opportunity to earn your trust and deliver you the best service possible with the best results. Thank you for taking the time to review my profile ;)

    $8.00 /hr
    3,253 hours
    4.88
  6. A. Henry Jacobs

    A. Henry Jacobs

    Efficiency. Creativity. Delivery.

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 5

    I am diligent in everything I do, and learn new things easily and with enthusiasm. I am a well-rounded person who is friendly and easy to deal with, and it is very important to me that I meet goals and produce work that exceeds expectations. I offer 10 years of office experience, skills and knowledge as an Administrative Professional. I have worked virtually with great success for the past 8 years in capacity of hiring freelancer for publishing program. I am experienced in customer service and performing/managing administrative functions. I am a detail oriented person with exceptional communication and organization skills. My specialties are data entry, research, training, setting up processes and procedures, technical writing and working with reports. Other skills include presentation, word processing, working with spreadsheets/workbooks, customer service via web chats and emails.

    $29.00 /hr
    1,187 hours
    4.96
  7. Eliza Enriquez

    Eliza Enriquez

    for high-quality transcription/proofreading service

    Philippines - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

    It was in 2009 when my daughter introduced me to oDesk. She, being a young fulltime mom then, realized how convenient and more rewarding it was to be able to work and at the same time be home and take care of her baby. I have, for more than 25 years, focused my energies on fulltime mothering, homeschooling and ministry myself, so I can't agree with her more. I also find oDesk as a wonderful opportunity to combine my family and ministry roles with my desire to further enhance my personal skills. My experience with oDesk thus far has been very rewarding, in terms of personal growth in knowledge and skills, and also in terms of opportunity to develop good working relationships with clients. My objective is simply to provide high-quality and dependable service. I am a diligent worker, preferring to work independently but delivering quick and timely service.

    $11.11 /hr
    3,401 hours
    4.95
  8. Stefano Ticozzi

    Stefano Ticozzi Agency Contractor

    Italian-English-German translation and proofreading

    Austria - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    My name is Stefano, I am an Italian native speaker and translate from English and German to Italian. I have work experience in the financial sector and the sports betting industry and have worked in Italy, Austria and Great Britain for several years. Since 2011 I have been translating full-time and have translated a lot of websites and texts on a variety of topics. Some of the topics I specialize in are: Foreign exchange trading Finance and banking Travel and tourism Online retailing Sports betting/online gambling Marketing, SEO ...and many more. Please note, that I do not provide technical, legal or medical translations. As an Italian native speaker, I guarantee that my translations of websites or other documents are correct and appeal to your Italian customers. Feel free to contact me any time for a personalized offer!

    Associated with: I&S Translation Agency

    $22.22 /hr
    3,945 hours
    4.97
  9. Andrea M.

    English to German translation/ Proofreading/ Article writing

    Canada - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a qualified Primary School Teacher with German as my native language and I am fluent in English. Due to spending years in the United Kingdom and in Australia, it has allowed me to become proficient in the English language. I have a lot of experience in translation from English to German (text and website translation about various topics), customer service, private tutoring and I am also experienced in writing Keyword and SEO optimized articles in German. I'm a reliable, ambitious, diligent and hard working person. My goal is to provide excellent service to my clients and keeping deadlines counts to my top priorities. Feel free to contact me anytime!

    $20.00 /hr
    4,384 hours
    5.00
  10. Christi Aldridge

    Christi Aldridge

    Word Lover, Spelling Corrector, and Article Creator

    United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 16

    I have a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Journalism. I was an award winning columnist for my university paper, and wrote articles for the school's magazine as well. I am creative and love to express that. I have been writing online for the past five years specializing in areas such as crafts, entertainment, beauty and fashion, home decor, DIY, kids' activities and parties, holiday ideas, electronics, jewelry, clothing, and literature. I am also trained in copywriting, opinion articles and public relations writing. I'm a grammar and spelling lover and adore editing as well as writing and have taken copyediting classes. I have a sharp sense of humor, flawless spelling and grammar skills and I tend to work very hard but very fast. I'm experienced with social networking, HTML, Microsoft Word, SEO writing and blogging. I love coming up with ideas and being creative so my articles aren't run of the mill. I'm friendly, social and great with customers and clients as well. I was named one of Yahoo's Top Writers of 2012, and stay busy with projects ranging from social media, product descriptions, blogs, and Buying Guides to page reviews and ratings, article writing, and editing. I love the written word, especially when it's spelled properly! I'm prompt, trustworthy, and strive for excellence every day, and I enjoy becoming a better writer with each project I work on.

    $27.78 /hr
    2,059 hours
    5.00