Professional Copy Editing Services

For accurate and impactful writing

Copy editing is the last step in preparing a document’s content. Getting help from a professional copy editing service will enhance your document by

  • Eliminating grammatical, typographical, and consistency errors
  • Improving clarity, readability, and overall language quality
  • Using terminology appropriate for the document’s subject matter
  • Ensuring that the tone and style used are appropriate for the document’s purpose (e.g., academic style for research papers, oral delivery style for speeches and presentations, promotional style for website content)
  • Using suitable writing conventions
  • Following the formatting & stylistic requirements of the journal/publisher or the style manual commonly referred to in the field
1,600+ journals officially recommend our editing services

Three Levels of Editing

In order to meet all kinds of requirements for editorial support, we offer three types of copy editing and proofreading services. Choose the one that is better suited for your document type and publication goals:

  • Advanced Editing: This copy editing service will polish the language in your paper and rid it of all grammatical and typographical errors. It will also ensure the use of appropriate terminology, tone, style, format, and writing conventions. It is suitable for all document types.
  • Premium Editing: This is a substantive editing service designed especially for research papers. This service will not only free your paper of grammatical and language errors, but will also enhance its impact by improving its structure and logical flow. In addition, you will receive a cover letter for journal submission and a manuscript assessment report. With free multiple-round editing for 365 days, this is the perfect service for journal publication as it allows you ample time to revise your paper until it is accepted by the journal.
  • Premium Editing Plus: Under this service, you will receive all the advantages of Premium Editing as well as guidance on post-submission support, including a thorough check of your responses to peer reviewer comments. 

Our editorial team is well trained in the principles of copy editing and comprises experts who have deep and valuable experience in working with authors around the world, including the United States, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, Canada, Singapore, and the United Kingdom. We have copy edited more than 800,000 manuscripts, books, theses, dissertations, promotional articles, research reports, and other document types.

Why should you use Editage’s copy editing services?

  • Expertise in your subject

    Your document will be edited by a native English speaker who is an expert in your subject area.

  • Two pairs of eyes

    Every edited document is reviewed by a senior editor in order to completely eliminate errors in grammar and language.

  • 100% quality guarantee

    We are confident that our work will meet your expectations. If, however, you are not fully satisfied, we will re-edit your paper for free or return its fee – no questions asked.

  • One-stop solution

    We offer a range of publication solutions designed to offer end-to-end support, including translation, responses to peer reviewer comments, typesetting, book editing and design, and more.

  • Free responses to your questions regarding the edit
  • Prices and speeds to suit every requirement
  • 24x7 availability
  • 100% on-time delivery

Fundamentals of the copy editing process

  • Citation formatting per journal requirements
  • Adherence to the requirements of the concerned journal/publisher or style guide
  • Proper use of terminology
  • Correct use of capitalization or italics for industry/scientific terms
  • Consistency in presentation of data
  • Adjustments depending on the topic and journal readership

Copy editing service rates

Depending on the scope of the paper and the publication goals, copy editing fees vary but are usually determined by the total word count. To get a quote for the service best suited for editing your copy, click here.

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