When should you proofread?
Proofreading is the final stage of the editing process, focusing on surface errors such as misspellings and mistakes in grammar and punctuation. You should proofread only after you have finished all of your other editing revisions.
What should you look for when proofreading?
Basic Spelling and Grammar. Hey, I said it was the start. Proper Nouns. This is something that people often forget when they’re looking over the spelling in their work: Take a look at proper nouns to make sure they’re spelled correctly. Verb Tenses. Sentence Structure. Formatting. Consistency. Idioms. Overall Flow.
How much can a freelance proofreader earn?
And this means we know how much new proofreaders earn: On average, freelancers earn around $15-20 per hour with Proofed once they have proofread a few documents and got into their stride. This can rise to $25-50 per hour as they gain more experience and become more efficient at proofreading a wider range of documents.