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  • View Service Offered By Piedmont-Copy-Desk


    Belmont, North Carolina, United States

    • proofreading
    • Copy Editing
    • Editing

    Final Polish Editing and Proofreading

    You''ve had an editor go over your book, but you want "one more set of eyes" on it. Let me be that last editor who goes over your copy with a fine-toothed comb and finds things that others have missed,...

  • View Service Offered By KrisWritingsolutions


    London, England, United Kingdom

    • proofreading
    • Editing
    • Grammar


    Working with words is a passion for me. Through diverse projects, I have edited and proofread hundreds of papers and written some powerful content too. Looking for just such a chance as displayed in y...

  • View Service Offered By Visual Content Communications

    Visual Content Communications

    Hadley, Massachusetts, United States

    • proofreading
    • Copy Editing
    • Developmental Editing

    Copy Editing & Proofreading

    Since 2001, I''ve provided detailed copy editing and proofreading support for a range of marketing, business, public relations, and technical applications. Enhance clarity and readability, refine gramm...

  • View Service Offered By Carolyn Fleming

    Carolyn Fleming

    St. Louis, Missouri, United States

    • proofreading
    • Adobe Acrobat
    • Annual Reports

    Editing and Proofreading

    Editing and proofreading require an eye for detail. On a first read, I hunt for errors in grammar, punctuation, and spelling. On a second read, I delve deeper. I focus on clarity of content, consisten...

  • View Service Offered By Kay Derochie

    Kay Derochie

    Salem, Oregon, United States

    • proofreading
    • Academic Editing
    • Childrens Books

    Editing & Proofreading

    As a full-service editor, I offer copy editing, developmental editing, substantive editing, proofreading, and query and book proposal services. Please visit my other service listings for detailed info...

  • View Service Offered By Wise Writing and Editing

    Wise Writing and Editing

    Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, United States

    • proofreading
    • Academic Writing
    • Articles

    Proofreading and Editing.

    I am a WVU graduate with a degree in Professional Writing & Editing, Social Media Marketing, and Public Relations. I am well-versed in all aspects of standard editing and proofreading. I specialize in...

  • View Service Offered By A+ Wordsmith

    A+ Wordsmith

    Hendersonville, NC, North Carolina, United States

    • proofreading
    • English
    • Quality Assurance (QA) And Testing


    As a former English teacher and SAT test preparation writer, I am an accurate and meticulous proofreader.

  • View Service Offered By Vocotext Language Services

    Vocotext Language Services

    Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

    • proofreading
    • Audio Transcription
    • Editing

    Transcription and Proofreading

    We offer general transcription services in US, AU, GB English. Quality is our only logo!

  • View Service Offered By BusinessWritingPlus


    Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

    • proofreading
    • Editing
    • Fiction Editing

    Editing & Proofreading

    Our professional editors are expert in APA and CMS, and can proof, hard-edit, technical edit, or completely rewrite your work. We have pride in our ability to polish a work while keeping the author''s...

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Hire a Proofreader

Proofreading is an important part of the writing process involving the review of the content to ensure that the work is free of any mistakes.

What Does a Proofreader Do?

You can hire a proofreader to check for spelling, typographical, punctuation or grammatical errors. A proofreader generally checks a page proof or draft web pages for errors before publishing.

They provide other services too including academic editing services. They are also required to ensure that the pages have been spaced accurately for proper printing. Generally, a proofreader receives a copy and makes a note of any changes required from the editors or writers.

A proofreader should be able to give attention to detail, ensuring that every word is spelled correctly and used properly and each punctuation marked in its place. You may hire a proofreader for checking content for:

  • Books and e-books (hire specialized book editors)
  • Webpages
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Business publications
  • Specialist publications (technical manuals, academic journals, etc.)

Proofreading Services

Hire a proofreader to:

  • Check content with the original.
  • Check spelling, grammar, punctuation and content writing style.
  • Check other elements like headings, page numbers, captions, illustrations, photos, etc.

How to Find a Proofreader

While selecting a proofreader for hire, you should consider the following points:

  • They should be skilled in the language the content is written in.
  • They should have an eye for detail.
  • They should be excellent communicators.
  • They should have some experience in the publishing industry.
  • They should be comfortable using specialized software programs for proofreading.

Proofreaders are often required to work within a team comprising of content editors, typists, authors and other editors. Hence, it is also important that you hire talented freelancers who are good team players. They should also be able to complete tasks within the given timeline.

Guru Tip: When you hire a proofreader on Guru, it is important to check the feedback from previous employers. It can give you an idea how suited the freelancer is for your job.

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