Our Top 15 Freelance Editors

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With ServiceScape, it is easy to discover, connect with, and hire freelance editors who can enhance your written content, ensuring it shines to its fullest potential. ServiceScape is home to committed freelance editors who are ready and eager to refine your writing until it exactly meets your needs.

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1. ProseTechnician

2,161 Client Reviews
82,701 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in English from the University of Nebraska

Starting at $4.95 USD per page


2. ProfessorH

482 Client Reviews
19,755 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Communications from Pennsylvania State University

Starting at $5.95 USD per page


3. XpertEditor

7,192 Client Reviews
268,136 Pages Edited

M.A. in TESOL Education from the University of North Carolina

Starting at $9.95 USD per page


4. GlassPhoenix

570 Client Reviews
17,646 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Molecular Genetics and Microbiology from Duke University

Starting at $10.95 USD per page


5. WordMechanic

2,905 Client Reviews
82,243 Pages Edited

Senior Editor for Reader's Digest

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


6. jmelton

465 Client Reviews
21,781 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Social Psychology from the University of Illinois

Starting at $8.50 USD per page


7. LexEditor

2,220 Client Reviews
53,057 Pages Edited

J.D. from the University of Maine School of Law

Starting at $11.00 USD per page


8. AcadConsult

1,310 Client Reviews
79,635 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Rhode Island

Starting at $9.99 USD per page


9. Acey

1,308 Client Reviews
46,176 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at McGraw-Hill Publishing

Starting at $7.95 USD per page


10. YourProfessor

4,422 Client Reviews
238,095 Pages Edited

Ph.D. in History from the University of Virginia

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


11. Ponder1

1,915 Client Reviews
66,015 Pages Edited

M.S. in Chemical Engineering from Clemson University

Starting at $14.00 USD per page


12. S.Edwards

603 Client Reviews
16,568 Pages Edited

J.D. from Southern Methodist University Dedman School of Law

Starting at $12.95 USD per page


13. WriteWatchman

4,631 Client Reviews
137,397 Pages Edited

Professor of Composition at Cincinnati State University

Starting at $8.95 USD per page


14. EditrixJD

2,363 Client Reviews
101,235 Pages Edited

B.A. in English from Brigham Young University

Starting at $9.95 USD per page


15. WickedWordsmith

1,117 Client Reviews
57,397 Pages Edited

Editor at the Journal of Business and Entrepreneurship

Starting at $7.50 USD per page


16. DoctorWord

2,325 Client Reviews
50,513 Pages Edited

Copy Editor at Intergroup Japan

Starting at $9.85 USD per page


17. Editing-Queen

1,002 Client Reviews
46,959 Pages Edited

B.A. in English from Brigham Young University

Starting at $8.50 USD per page


18. IowaWriter

463 Client Reviews
31,586 Pages Edited

B.A. in English Literature from Northern Illinois University

Starting at $5.95 USD per page

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What We Bring to the Table

ServiceScape is built on 23 years worth of experience, working on over 334,000 projects with a wide variety of clients. Join the thousands of people who have chosen ServiceScape to find the best and brightest talent.

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122,692 Rated Projects

We are home to the very best freelance editing talent

ServiceScape simplifies your journey to find the right freelance editor by giving you the ability to scrutinize our editors' skills and experience before making your choice. As you decide to progress with your chosen editor, rest assured that they will have a deep comprehension of your subject matter, and they will be committed to maintaining open lines of communication throughout the entire editing process.

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In addition, we recognize that you require more than just a proficient editor. You need a teammate — an ally who can work seamlessly with you, ask for clarity to understand your specific needs, respond to any queries you may have, and provide reliable, timely assistance throughout the process. ServiceScape is dedicated to helping you find that perfect editing partner, one who will not only meet your expectations, but exceed them.

Join the thousands of people who trust ServiceScape for all of their freelance editing needs. Our experienced editors not only spot mistakes you may have missed, but also enhance your writing to convey your ideas in a compelling manner. Let a ServiceScape freelance editor shape and refine your content so that your writing is the very best it can be.

What our freelance editors will do for you

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Your selected freelance editor will begin with fundamental corrections to ensure the foundation of your writing is solid. However, with our editing services, refining grammar and mechanics is merely the starting point. Our freelance editors will polish your writing until it is clear, correct, and compelling while maintaining your voice and meaning. They will also ensure that your writing effectively expresses your ideas and effortlessly moves from subject to subject. Furthermore, our freelance editors will propose in-depth revisions if they believe there's a more effective way to express your viewpoint. By the time our freelance editors are finished, every facet of your writing will have reached its pinnacle of perfection.

Specifically, our editors will:

  • Correct errors in spelling, grammar, syntax, tense, and sentence structure
  • Ensure that your format and citations adhere to any required style guide, including AP, APA, MLA, and CMS
  • Improve readability, clarity, and flow
  • Ensure tonal consistency
  • Enhance your word choice and vocabulary
  • Check for consistency in regional English spelling conventions, including American, British, Canadian, and Australian
  • Remove redundant and unnecessary content to focus your writing
  • Review your reasoning, challenge your assertions when necessary, and ensure that your ideas are fully developed

ServiceScape freelance editors use their extensive knowledge and skills to ensure that your writing is the very best it can be.

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Are you looking to interview potential freelance editors to discover the ideal match for your project? Do you want to brainstorm with your chosen freelancer and maintain an ongoing conversation?

When it comes to communication, our freelance editors will always be there for you. Just send a message when you have a question or comment, and your editor will respond promptly. You can even set up a teleconference call and communicate directly with your editor of choice. With free and open communication, you can collaborate with your editor throughout your project and feel confident that the end result will meet all of your expectations.

Finding the right freelance editor has never been easier

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You can browse freelance editors who have a wide variety of qualifications and backgrounds and find the right fit for your project. Our freelance editors are rated and reviewed by clients just like you, making it easy to understand the level of service you can expect. Many of our editors have been reviewed hundreds or even thousands of times, and some editor profiles even feature samples of previously edited documents, providing you with further insight into your editor's capabilities.

Do you need a freelance editor with a certain skill set? With ServiceScape, you can sort our directory by more than 50 subdisciplines, allowing you to find an editor who truly understands your subject matter and can enhance your writing from an experienced perspective. No matter what your topic is, there's a handpicked selection of qualified freelance editors with expertise in your field right around the corner.

What makes us the best

When you choose ServiceScape for your project, we guarantee that the result will be high-quality writing that's 100% error-free, delivered on time every time. We pride ourselves on delivering work that's precise, polished and professional. Need to expedite your service? No problem. Just use our Express Delivery service and the freelancer you choose will deliver your edited document fast — usually in less than an hour — without compromising the quality of service that we pride ourselves on.

If you have any questions or concerns after the project is delivered, just let your freelance editor know, and we'll work with you until you are fully satisfied. Our editors truly have your best interests at heart. If your readers are blown away by the final product, then our job is done!

Start browsing now to find the perfect freelance editor for your project.

Frequently asked questions

How do I hire an editor?

You can hire an editor in just four steps:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you want to hire.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Hire Me" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

You will have the option to either select a predefined service or create a custom project. If you select a predefined service, you can pay for your project immediately by using a credit card, U.S. bank transfer, or PayPal®. After your payment method has been approved, the editor will start working on the project as soon as possible and will deliver it by the due date you selected. If you select a custom project, the editor will provide you with a service proposal that will have a unique price for the unique service you require.

Can I have a free sample?

Sure! Many ServiceScape editors provide free samples. You can submit a free sample request by doing the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to ask for a free sample.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Free Sample" button.
  4. Upload your writing and enter your project details.

If the editor accepts your free sample request, you will receive the sample edited version within a couple of days.

How do I contact an editor?

To contact an editor about your project, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find the editor you'd like to contact.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Send Message" button.
  4. Write and send your message.

We will email you a notification as soon as your editor replies to your message.

How do I set up a teleconference with an editor?

If you would like to speak with an editor directly, just do the following:

  1. Browse our directory to find an editor you'd like to speak with on a teleconference call.
  2. Click the "View Profile" button to see additional information.
  3. From the profile page, click on the "Teleconference" button.
  4. Enter the date and time you would like to have your discussion.

We will contact you right away about availability and set up the teleconference for all parties involved.

Where can I find ratings and reviews for editors?

You can find ratings and reviews from past clients within most editor profiles. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to see them. You can also read ServiceScape ratings and reviews on eKomi. In addition, ServiceScape has been featured in several publications and websites, including The Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, UpWork, HuffPost, Indeed, and The Ladders.

Can I see examples of work the editors have done in the past?

Many editors have portfolios which feature their editing. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button to view these edited versions.

Where can I find price and due date information?

A list of prices and due dates can be found within each editor's profile. Just find your editor and click on the "View Profile" button.

Do you provide editing certifications?

Yes, we provide editing certifications. Simply request the document when you hire an editor. When your project is delivered, you can download the editing certification by clicking on your project and clicking on the "Certification" button. These signed declarations certify that a document has been professionally edited by a ServiceScape editor.

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