It’s a good idea to look at other proofreaders’ web sites to see what information they include and how they display it.
Potential clients like to see details about a proofreader’s background and experience.
Looking for work has become much easier due to the advent of search engines (which you can set up to alert you automatically when a specific company has openings).
You can use both Linked In and Twitter to craft the image you wish to project (truthfully, of course! There are quite a few Linked In groups that specialize in different types of editing and editors/proofreaders.
Testimonials from previous clients are always good.
You may also want to include information about how you charge for your services: by the word, by the page, by the project, or by the hour.
Check the jobs and comments on such sites daily as the jobs tend to close fast due to the large number of applicants.
Register with directories that provide lists of proofreaders to the public, such as or the Editorial Freelancers Association.
Have you recently wondered how to become a proofreader?
Many proofreading jobs are offered both online and offline.