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Editing & Proofreading Services

We define editing as a significant improvement to your text that will help you reach your desired goal in business, in academia, or personally.

We define proofreading as a significant improvement to your text after which you reader will focus on the content of your text rather than on a mental search and correction of obvious typos, grammar and spelling errors.

Regardless of whether English is your native language you need a pair of fresh eyes to look over your text. Why?

If you are in a business setting, you want your text to provoke an action you are seeking, be it sell your product or service, attract visitors to your physical store or your website, drive traffic to your social media page and gain fans, among many other goals. No matter how well you know your product/service, it is difficult to put yourself in the shoes of your reader and look at it as a potential customer or consumer (yes, these are two different types of buyers). This is where we come in and help you achieve this goal.

If you are in an academic setting, you want your text to be well structured, your sentences to flow smoothly. You want your text to have an academic context to it and have it meet the requirements of your professor, University, peer group, conference presentation requirements, etc.

Why do we put the two (editing and proofreading) together? In our opinion, you cannot separate the two. It is hard to be editing a text and ignore the typos and grammar errors. It is pretty complicated to search for errors and ignore the pitfalls in the structure and meaning.

With UNITRA, you always get both, even if you are asking only for one.

For your convenience, we divide all texts into 4 major categories:

1. Academic texts 2. Business texts 3. Technical texts 4. Personal texts




1. Academic Texts

In academia, your goal is for your text to be accepted. By “accepted” we mean that your text gets a seal of approval after which you can move ahead seamlessly in your academic life. We can help you make this happen. Here are the types of texts that we edit and proofread for you:
• Letters of motivation • Admission essays
• Letters of recommendation • Research proposals
• Thesis/dissertation • Academic articles
• Comparison essay • Critical essay
• Research essay • Research journal
• Research paper • Resume
• Cover letter • Your request

Here is a list of disciplines that we have worked with:
• Architecture • Commerce
• Business School • Business Administration
• Economics • Econometrics
• Engineering • Finance
• Hydrology • Meteorology
• Logistics • Nursing
• Social Sciences • Real estate
• Statistics • Sustainability


Our approach:

Step 0. On your request we sign a mutual Non-Disclosure agreement with you prior to discussing any details of your project.

Step 1. We discuss your editing and proofreading needs and your end goal with you over email, phone, or in a personal meeting to get a full understanding of what you are trying to achieve with your write-up.

Step 2. Once we have agreed to work together, we proceed with the work as planned and deliver the work to you in parts to meet your milestones or in full to meet your deadline.

Step 3. After the work is submitted and if you require revisions, we work on them and submit the document to you in a timely fashion.


Our commitment to you:

1. We always meet your deadlines.

2. We are always available to answer your calls, emails or to meet you in person.

3. We stay with you till you achieve your desired goal.

4. We never disclose our clients’ names and the nature of work unless the client allows us to do so in writing.

5. While we do not offer free trials of our services, we are more than happy to do a tiny piece of work for you for the respective tiny fee. This is a win-win approach where you get to try out our services prior to committing and we get fairly compensated for our work.




2. Business Texts


In business, you want your text to lead to the desired action: buy my product, become my company’s fan, visit my store, like my page in social media, you name it. You are the person who knows your product/service best, but can you fully and completely put yourself in your customer’s or consumer’s shoes and see it from their perspectives? Here is where we come in to rescue and we help you make your text reach the goal you want it to reach. We edit and proofread the following types of texts for you:

• Website content • Social media content
• Blogging • Product / service description
• Manuals • Spec sheets
• Press releases • Promo materials
• Business plans • • Your text isn’t listed? Just ask us

Here is the list of industries we have worked with:
• Beauty businesses: nail and hair salons, medical spa, beauty products
• Furniture manufacturers and re-sellers
• Polymer manufacturers
• Industrial products manufacturers
• Food supplements manufacturers
• Insurance businesses
• Architectural services
• Home appliances re-sellers
• Medical devices
• Non-profit organizations

Our approach:

Step 0. On your request we sign a mutual Non-Disclosure agreement with you prior to discussing any details of your project.

Step 1. We discuss your editing and proofreading needs and your end goal with you over email, phone, or in a personal meeting to get a full understanding of what you are trying to achieve with your write-up.

Step 2. Once we have agreed to work together, we proceed with the work as planned and deliver the work to you in parts to meet your milestones or in full to meet your deadline.

Step 3. After the work is submitted and if you require revisions, we work on them and submit the document to you in a timely fashion.


Our commitment to you:

1. We always meet your deadlines.

2. We are always available to answer your calls, emails or to meet you in person.

3. We stay with you till you achieve your desired goal.

4. We never disclose our clients’ names and the nature of work unless the client allows us to do so in writing.

5. While we do not offer free trials of our services, we are more than happy to do a tiny piece of work for you for the respective tiny fee. This is a win-win approach where you get to try out our services prior to committing and we get fairly compensated for our work.




3. Technical / Scientific Texts


Technical and scientific texts are tricky and sensitive. It is not uncommon for scientists to not agree with each other. Our goal here is not get everyone to agree on something, but rather make sure that what is written is not obviously wrong. Our editing and proofreading services for these types of texts include:

• Fact check: let us not say/write that some of us do not obey the laws of physics (gravitation being one of them)
• Reference check: let us make sure that all references exist
• Check for “appropriateness” of content: it is not uncommon to see references to an obsolete material that in its time was the latest discovery only to be proved wrong later on
• Editing and proofreading: structure and errors correction


We edit and proofread the following types of texts:

• Technical description of a piece of machinery
• A technical manual
• A spec sheet
• A business proposal with a technical part to it
• Scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals
• Posters/presentations at scientific/industry conferences
• Statistics analysis part of a thesis or dissertation
• Statistical analysis part of a proposal or a report

We edit and proofread technical and scientific texts in the following areas:
Statistics Physics Meteorology Hydrology Electronics

Our approach:

Step 0. On your request we sign a mutual Non-Disclosure agreement with you prior to discussing any details of your project.

Step 1. We discuss your editing and proofreading needs and your end goal with you over email, phone, in a personal meeting to get a full understanding of what you are trying to achieve with your write-up.

Step 2. Once we have agreed to work together, we proceed with the work as planned and deliver the work to you in parts to meet your milestones or in full to meet your deadline.

Step 3. After the work is submitted and if you require revisions, we work on them and submit the document to you in a timely fashion.


Our commitment to you:

1. We always meet your deadlines.

2. We are always available to answer your calls, emails or to meet you in person.

3. We stay with you till you achieve your desired goal.

4. We never disclose our clients’ names and the nature of work unless the client allows us to do so in writing.

5. While we do not offer free trials of our services, we are more than happy to do a tiny piece of work for you for the respective tiny fee. This is a win-win approach where you get to try out our services prior to committing and we get fairly compensated for our work.




4. Personal Texts


Personal texts are as important as the academic and business texts. You are trying to achieve something with your write-up, so let us make sure you achieve your goal and do not stumble upon a typo that your reader got offended with and, as a consequence, did not grant your request. Here is how we can help you:

• We make sure your text presents the situation, explains why you are seeking what you are seeking and why the other party has/needs/wants to satisfy your request
• Editing and proofreading: improving the structure and checking for errors


Although you may think that anybody can write a personal text, outside assistance is usually required when you are writing something for the first time and you are unsure how to approach it or how to conclude your write-up. Here are some examples of texts with which we helped our clients in the past:

• An explanatory letter for a visa application
• A sponsorship proposal for financing an event
• A personal statement for different applications
• A petition for different applications
• Your request


Our approach:

Step 0. On your request we sign a mutual Non-Disclosure agreement with you prior to discussing any details of your project.

Step 1. We discuss your editing and proofreading needs and your end goal with you over email, phone, or in a personal meeting to get a full understanding of what you are trying to achieve with your write-up.

Step 2. Once we have agreed to work together, we proceed with the work as planned and deliver the work to meet your deadline.

Step 3. After you have reviewed the document and if you require revisions, we work on them and submit the document to you in a timely fashion.


Our commitment to you:

1. We always meet your deadlines.

2. We are always available to answer your calls, emails or to meet you in person.

3. We stay with you till you achieve your desired goal.

4. We never disclose our clients’ names and the nature of work unless the client allows us to do so in writing.

5. While we do not offer free trials of our services, we are more than happy to do a tiny piece of work for you for the respective tiny fee. This is a win-win approach where you get to try out our services prior to committing and we get fairly compensated for our work.



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