What do Editor World's editors do?

Our professional editors will improve the clarity and readability of your document, focusing on the flow of the paper as well as grammar, word usage, spelling, punctuation, consistency, and style. Our editors provide editing and proofreading services. Although we do not provide rewriting or writing services, editors may provide recommendations or suggestions where necessary. Please provide specific instructions when you submit your document for editing services so your editor can best meet your needs.

How do I submit a document for editing services (1-day editing and longer)?

Transaction Process

Can I have my document edited during weekends and holidays?

Yes, our professional editors and proofreaders work during the weekends and holidays. We have many editors available, so we can provide editing and proofreading services 24 hours a day, 7 days per week, 365 days a year. If you choose 3-day editing and submit your document on a Thursday, your edited document will be returned to you by 11:59pm Eastern on Sunday!

What types of documents do Editor World's professional editors and proofreaders review?

Our professional editors have provided editing and proofreading services for nearly every type of document, including (but not limited to) books, journal articles, manuscripts, dissertations, theses, essays, research papers, memoirs, business plans, business memos, and emails. If you have any questions about editing and proofreading services for your document, please contact us!

How long does it take to have my document edited?

You have a variety of choices for turnaround time for your document within a few word limit constraints. For shorter documents (less than 25,000 words), we offer 2-hour, 4-hour, 8-hour, 1-day, 2-day, 3-day, 5-day, and 7-day editing and proofreading services. For documents exceeding 25,000 words, your options are 3-day, 5-day, 7-day, or >7-day editing and proofreading services. Documents that exceeed 34,500 words have varying turnaround times depending on the total word count of the document. Our price calculator provides more detailed information. You will receive a notification email when your edited document has been uploaded to your Client Console on the Editor World website.

Can I submit multiple documents for editing services and pay once?

Yes, you can submit multiple documents with various turnaround times and different editors. After you have uploaded the first document, click on the "Add More Documents" button at the bottom left of the page. Continue this process until you have uploaded all documents. Review your Editor World cart to make sure the documents are correct, and continue with payment.

What types of payment do you accept?

We accept payments for editing and proofreading services through our secure website (Visa, MasterCard, Discover). We also accept Payments through PayPal. 

Is my payment information safe?

Editor World has made every effort to ensure secure, safe transactions. We use the industry standard encryption protocol (SSL) to protect all client information. Your payment data is never part of our database. No Editor World employee has the ability to access your credit card, debit card, or PayPal information.

Can I submit my thesis, dissertation, or book in sections?

Yes, you can submit your thesis, dissertation, book, or other document in sections. It is best to contact the editor you are selecting to make sure he or she will be available for editing and proofreading as you complete each section. It is important that you provide specific details for your editor when you submit your document.   

How do I submit a file for hourly or same-day editing services? 

To view editors available for same-day editing services, first click on the Editors tab. Next, select the checkbox for 2-Hour Editing, 4-Hour Editing, or 8-Hour Editing under Services on the left side of the screen. Editors available for one of the same-day editing services will be listed. If no editors are currently available for the service you select, the screen will state "No editors were found using the selected filters." Please email us at info@editorworld.com if no editors are available and we will find an editor for you as quickly as possible.

What files do you accept?

Editor World currently accepts Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint, PDF, and text files for editing and proofreading services. Please contact us at info@editorworld.com if you have other file types that you would like to have edited or proofread. 

How do I track a transaction? 

To track the status of your transaction, log in to access your Client Console. In the Documents section, you can view the status of your document.

How do I contact editors? 

After logging in at www.editorworld.com, access the Message System in your Client Console to send a direct message to any editor. You can also contact editors through their profile on the Editors tab after logging in.

Is your editing service confidential?

Yes, our editing and proofreading services are 100% confidential. All of our professional editors have signed a contract agreeing to maintain confidentiality, and an individual editor you select can also sign any confidentiality or non-disclosure contract you provide. Fo rmore information, please contact us at info@editorworld.com.

How do I access my edited file? 

When the editor uploads your edited file to the website, you will receive a notification email at the address with which you registered your account. You can also check the status of your document in the Documents section of your Client Console. When completed, the edited file is available for download in the Documents section of your Client Console.

How does the free sample edit work?

Many of our professional editors offer a free sample edit of up to 300 words to help you pick the best professional editor for you. To request a free sample edit from one of our editors, click on "Free Sample Edit" in the editor's profile and upload your document along with instructions. We recommend using the free sample edit to help you find the editor who is the best fit for your document. If the project is not a good fit, an editor may decline the free sample edit request, or choose to edit only a portion of the sample document. 

What if I'm not happy with the editing of my document?

Our professional editing and proofreading services are provided by humans, and we can make mistakes. If you're not satisfied with the edit, please  contact us at info@editorworld.com so we can work out the best solution for you, whether that's a new edit or a partial or full refund.

How do I remove Track Changes markup? 

Microsoft Word provides detailed information on using Track Changes in Word

How do I find the word count for my document?

The word count of a Microsoft Word document can be found in the file properties. More information is available in Microsoft's guide to accessing your word count.

How do I add credit to my account?

After logging in to your Editor World account, click on Credit in your Client Console. Next, click "Add Credit" to select the amount of credit to add, and click on the Proceed to Payment button to continue and select your form of payment (credit/debit card or PayPal). Enter your payment information and submit payment.

How do I use credit in my account?

First, choose your editor and click Submit Document to enter the editing request details and upload your file. On the editing request review page, select Credit in the Payment dropdown box and click the Proceed to Payment button. After reviewing all editing request details, click the Pay Now button to complete your transaction.

How does my company open a Corporate Account?

First, review the Corporate Account Overview. Next, register for a Corporate Account to get started. In your Corporate Console, which is accessed by logging in to your account, you can add employees, add credit for employees to use, and monitor employee projects submitted. Have your employees submit documents for editing to our professional editors so they can get back to working on core tasks. 

How do I become an editor?

To apply to become an editor, review the minimum requirements by clicking on "Become an Editor" at the bottom of the Editor World home page. If you meet the minimum requirements, click on Apply at www.editorworld.com/editorapplication to start the review process. Only complete applications that follow the guidelines will be reviewed.

Why am I not receiving email notifications?

Editor World sends email notifications to you whenever something happens to your account, but we cannot guarantee delivery of these notifications to your email address. Spam filters may prevent delivery of our notifications. If you are not receiving our notification emails, please check your spam filter for Editor World emails. If Editor World emails are being treated as spam, please add "@EditorWorld.com" to your email account's safe senders list. If you still have issues with receiving Editor World emails, please contact your ISP.