How it Works & Prices

How to Order, Get a Quote, or Make an Inquiry

WorldEdits is both a standard, traditional editing service on a per-word rate and a customized, boutique language revision service. Depending on your needs, a typical transaction will be one of the following.

I have a document that needs editing/proofreading.

1) Go to Orders, register an account, and enter all the requested information.

2) Attach/upload the document(s) you wish to have edited.

3) Select your desired return time.

4) Submit your order. If you have any problem submitting, such as if you have large files, please contact us by email.

5) We’ll reply within 1 business day. Please note we are based in Japan and time differences can affect the time in which we reply. Rest assured, we value your order and we’ll soon be in touch.

6) You’ll receive an invoice with the price due upon completion.

7) We’ll return your edited work to you. At this point you can request revisions, address comments, or let us know if you need anything additional.

8) Please pay within 48 hours of receiving your completed work.

Standard prices are listed below. Use the Cost Calculator to get an estimate of the price. Please note this is not a guaranteed price, it is only a standard and may be affected by differences in word-counting methods and other variables. In many cases we will be able to offer a better price, such as if you have many numbers in your text that are artificially increasing the word count.

I have a project (e.g., a homepage revision) for which I need editing/proofreading.

1) Go to Quotes/Inquiries and enter your information. Please be as detailed as possible. If you would like a callback, please double-check your contact details and let us know what time is best.

2) Attach any relevant files that will help us better understand your needs. Note we use site encryption to ensure your documents are secure and protected. We maintain carefully and delete them upon request.

3) Submit your request and await our response, which will come within 1 business day.

4) If you’re happy with the quote, please place your order using the method indicated in your quote mail.

I am not sure what I need. / I need editing, but it’s difficult to explain.

1) No problem! Let’s find out what you need. Go to Quotes/Inquiries and enter your information. Please be as detailed as possible. If you would like a callback, please double-check your contact details and let us know what time is best.

2) Attach any relevant files that will help us better understand your needs. Note we use site encryption to ensure your documents are secure and protected. We maintain carefully and delete them upon request.

3) Submit your request and await our response within 1 business day.

4) We can proceed from there.

1 day:

$0.15/word

3 days:

$0.10/word

5 days:

$0.06/word

We aim to keep the payment process as simple as possible.
In principle, the following prices apply for the respective turnaround:
*Note that 1 day = 24 hours from receipt of your job, Monday to Friday, Japan time as the standard.

*Prices are for up to 5,000 words, after that, allow an additional day for each 1,000 words. These prices will be reduced by 25% (or more in extenuated circumstances) for those who provide reasonable proof of residency in a developing nation. We generally take you on your word as we like to trust our customers, and for them to trust us. Check this link to see if your country qualifies.