There are a number of online proofreading companies that supposedly offer high-quality “fast” or “rush” proofreading services. Below are a few tips to make sure you’re choosing the right rush proofreading service that will meet your fast turnaround speeds:
- Does the fast proofreading service have a guarantee?
Many proofreading services offer a fast turnaround option, but they won’t guarantee it. At ProofreadingPal, we guarantee that we’ll meet your selected turnaround speed, and if not, we’ll refund you for the difference between the turnaround speed you selected and our next fastest turnaround speed. Whenever there’s a concern about not meeting a deadline, ProofreadingPal always contacts the customer to let them know that a project may be running a bit late.
- Does the fast proofreading service have attractive customer service hours?
If you need a job completed quickly, and you have questions or concerns, you want to be able to e-mail or talk to a professional customer service representative. Many proofreading companies are only open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. Some services don’t offer customer service at all. At ProofreadingPal we offer live customer service from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. CST every day of the year, and we call and e-mail our customers whenever there’s a question or concern to make sure it’s handled as quickly as possible.
- Does the fast proofreading service use only proofreaders whose first language is English?
Too many proofreading companies are outsourcing their service to non-native English speakers. They do this because they can pay these proofreaders $3 to $4 per hour, and these outsourced proofreaders help during the nighttime hours because they’re working in different time zones. However, these proofreading services are bad for customers because the quality they provide is very poor. ProofreadingPal’s entire proofreading staff is comprised of highly-skilled native English speakers.
- Does the fast proofreading service use one proofreader or two proofreaders?
At ProofreadingPal, we use a two-proofreader model because we know that two sets of eyes are better than one. Every document submitted to ProofreadingPal is edited by two of our professional proofreaders. We proofread for grammar, spelling, punctuation, and capitalization. We also edit for verb tense, sentence structure, and clarity.
ProofreadingPal offers fast proofreading services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our 3-, 6-, and 10-hour turnaround speeds make us one of the fastest proofreading services available. If you’re in a rush, let ProofreadingPal help. Click the “Start Now” button below to get started.