Copy Editing Services FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What is the difference between editing and copy editing?
    Editing is a general term. Copy editing is a specific type. Geared towards format and grammar.
  • How do I find a good copy editor?
    A lot of it is about the relationship you have with your editor not just the cost. Like anything research.
  • How much does a copy editor charge?
    Some charged by the word some by the page of some by the hour but there are standard rates. If you look enough you can see the going rate.
  • What is a copy editor do?
    Grammar and format.
  • What are the three types of editing?
    Developmental, line and copy
  • How long is copy editing?
    Grammar
  • What is the going rate for proofreading?
    If you search on enough gig sites or different company websites you can see what their standard rate is but you can find anything and everything in between.
  • How much does a freelance copy editor make?
    Depends on following and experience.
  • How long does it take to proofread 1000 words?
    Depends on who's reading it. But not long.
  • How much should I charge for filming and editing?
    In the beginning most people charge per word

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