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  • Posted: Tue, Nov 03, 2009
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  • Budget: Less than $500
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Quick job description

We need someone to proofread and edit 100 product descriptions per week. Each description is about 200 words long.


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We have an online store (mostly books and software) and we are constantly adding new products to our site. When a new product is added, a short product description is also written (it's about 200 words long). Since we outsource this work to non-native English speakers, these descriptions are not in perfect English. We do, however, only hire people with good English language skills, so you won't have to do a complete rewrite or even make a lot of changes. What you will have to do is correct a couple of punctuations, change the word order in some cases, and maybe replace an unusual word with a more common one. In rare cases, you will have to rewrite a sentence or two, in order to make the text contextually correct and make it sound more like something a native speaker would use in his speech.

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