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Karen Le


Multidisciplinary creative ✨

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Kristina Lopez

Florida, USA

Helping your business help people with words✍🏽🌟

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Dana Alsamsam

Boston, MA, USA

I help authors bring their visions to life! ✨

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Rodrigo Lamadrid

Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

You Think It, I Write It 👇

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Salina Owens

Texas, USA

Copywriter | Digital Creator | Content Writer

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Brad Bartlett

Kansas City, MO, USA

Your best [freelance writing] friend. 🚀

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James Seykot

Philadelphia, PA, USA

Consultant, Marketer, and Writer

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Priyal G.

Toronto, ON, Canada

Let's join hands & conquer with words!

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Emily Becker

Chicago, IL, USA

Copy and Content with a Soul

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Celia Mesa

Barcelona, Spain

Bringing Brands to Life with Humanized Content ✨

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Kalann Washington

Los Angeles, CA, USA

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Julia Spong

Toronto, ON, Canada

Social Media Manager & Content Specialist 🪄

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Olivia Kelliher

Nashville, TN, USA

Balancing creativity & entrepreneurship 🚀

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Quinn Foster

Lafayette, LA, USA

Impactful Journalist & Copy Editor to the Rescue

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Joshua Bernard

Martinsville, VA 24112, USA

Small Business Content Creator With SEO Expertise

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Macy Berendsen

St Paul, MN, USA

Fashion & beauty writer; podcast editor

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Stowe G

Paris, France

Expert Creative Copy & SEO Writer: Words That Sell

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Chhavi Malik

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Brand Alchemist | Content & Copywriter

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Téa Rae Designs

United States

Digital Content Hub - Websites, Graphics & Copy

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Awais Khan

Phase 1 Pakistan Town, Rawalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan

🎬Skilled Video Editor |Turning Ideas into Reality

Common projects for Content Editors

Editing blog posts and articles for clarity, coherence, and engagement.

Refining website copy to improve readability and user experience.

Reviewing and revising social media posts for consistency and accuracy.

Editing long-form content like eBooks and whitepapers to ensure they are clear, persuasive, and well-written.

Creating and editing content for email marketing campaigns for maximum impact.

Editing video scripts to ensure they are engaging and effective.

Tips for working with and hiring Content Editors

Define your project

Before starting your search for a content editor on Contra, have a clear understanding of what you need. This includes the type of content, the level of editing required, and your project's timeline.

Check their experience

Review the content editor's profile on Contra to ensure they have the right skills and experience. Look at their previous work, the types of projects they've handled, and the feedback they've received.

Establish clear communication

Effective communication is key to a successful project. Ensure you communicate your project requirements clearly and are open to discussions. Use Contra's in-built communication tool for efficient and streamlined communication.

Review their work

Before finalizing the project, review the work delivered by the content editor. Ensure it meets your expectations and ask for revisions if required. Remember, all revisions should be requested and processed through Contra.

How to hire Content Editors

Define your needs

Have a clear understanding of what you need from a content editor. This includes the type of content, the level of editing required, and your project's timeline.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right content editors. Include information about your project, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications and shortlist content editors based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with the shortlisted content editors. Ask questions about their experience, approach to content editing, and how they handle feedback and revisions.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right content editor, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Content Editors

1. Can you provide examples of similar content editing projects you've worked on?

2. What is your approach to editing content for clarity and engagement?

3. How do you handle feedback and revisions during the editing process?

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Frequently asked

A content editor is a professional who improves the quality, readability, and effectiveness of written content. They ensure the content is clear, coherent, and engaging for the target audience. Their work involves reviewing and revising the content's structure, tone, style, and messaging.

A content editor is a professional who improves the quality, readability, and effectiveness of written content. They ensure the content is clear, coherent, and engaging for the target audience. Their work involves reviewing and revising the content's structure, tone, style, and messaging.

Hiring a content editor on Contra provides access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their profiles, collaborate efficiently, and manage contracts and payments all in one place.

A freelance content editor reviews and refines written content to ensure it meets its intended purpose. They may work on a variety of content types, including blogs, social media posts, website content, and publications. Their goal is to enhance the overall quality and effectiveness of the content.

You can post your project requirements on Contra. Content editors who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of content editors and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Content editors are needed for a wide variety of content, including blogs, articles, social media posts, website copy, email marketing campaigns, whitepapers, eBooks, and video scripts. Any type of content that requires careful editing and attention to detail can benefit from the skills of a content editor.

The cost of hiring a content editor on Contra can vary based on their experience, skills, and the scope of your project. Generally, the cost for content editors on Contra ranges from $36 to $40 per hour.

Freelance content editors are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The funds are held in escrow at the beginning of the project and are released after you approve the deliverables for each milestone, or automatically within three days.

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