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A copy editor plans, coordinates and revises material for publication in newspapers, books, websites, magazines and other media. An editor reviews ideas for stories and decides the material that is most likely to appeal to the target audience. They can review/edit digital content, provide feedback for improvement and suggest catchy headlines.

You can find editorial, web and book editors for hire on Guru who have experience in planning, reviewing, coordinating and editing content. They know what ideas need to be pursued and what should be dropped to meet the desired standards. The objective behind hiring website content editors is to create informative and highly engaging content.

Duties of Editors

When looking for the right copy editors for your projects, the freelancer should be able to:

  • Edit and/or rewrite copies to improve readability.
  • Proofread to identify and correct errors in spelling and grammar.
  • Allocate space based on textual content, images, and illustrations based on various factors.
  • Verify facts, statistics, and dates based on standard reference sources.
  • Plan the content to be published, based on editorial policy, style, and other factors.
  • Review and approve proofs submitted by web content writers.
  • Develop story ideas based on what appeals to the target audience.
  • Assign topics, stories, and events to relevant content writers.
  • Oversee layout, artwork, computer typesetting and other aspects of production.

You can find book editors for hire who can consult with the content creators regarding updates to the style, content, structure and other important elements. Experienced editors can also overlook copyright concerns and permissions.

Finding the Right Copy Editor for Hire

At Guru, you can find an Editor based on the type of project you have. Hire a copy editor to review copies from copywriters for any type of errors in spelling, grammar, and punctuation. They can also check the copy for style, readability, and agreement with the standard editorial policy. The can make valuable suggestions for revisions like replacing words or rearrangement of sentences or paragraphs with the goal of achieving more accuracy and clarity.

Website content editors are extremely important for those who create content for different types of web pages. At Guru, you can find freelance professionals who are specialized in the type of projects you have.

Guru Tip: Choose the right copy editor for hire on Guru after reviewing their portfolio. A portfolio allows you to explore the previous work and determine whether you should hire an editor.

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