Proofreading for Profit

Proofreading for profit is another potentially great way to make money in your jammies! If you have amazing grammar skills and an eagle eye, this might be a great option for you.

When you think of proofreading, you may think of long documents. This may not be the case. Some documents can be very small while you can get other documents that may be a bit longer. It all depends on the client(s) that you work with.

Another great reason to look at proofreading from home is that it can give you serious flexibility as to when and where you work. The whole idea of working in your jammies is to be able to do it anywhere you want, right? Proofreading can allow you exactly this type of freedom!

You may be asking yourself how to break into proofreading for profit.

Ways to Break Into Proofreading

  1. Offering services to bloggers for free. This is a great way to build a client base and get experience.
  2. Take a course. Yes, there are courses that can teach you how to proofread really well. The gold standard seems to be Proofread Anywhere but check out other options as well for the best fit for you.
  3. Look into working for a school in their English Department. This may not be as easy but it could be a great idea!

Proofreading can be a very fun and rewarding if you’re looking for a legit work in jammies opportunity. It does take practice and you HAVE to know your grammar and have an amazing grasp of the English language. It’s frequently not easy. With the right client, however, you can make some good money depending on how quickly you proofread the documents you’re given.

Finally, proofreading for profit may be an ideal position for you if you have the grammatic skills and the discipline to read potentially large documents while providing the best work for your potential clients.

To read my last entry, a review of Inbox Dollars…click here.