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Michelle Valerie T.
$10/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Content Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Customer Support
  • Email Handling
  • SEO Writing
  • Social Media Management
  • Product Description
  • Blog Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Content Marketing Strategy
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Article Writing
  • Product Page

▪ A proud hard worker in the Customer Service industry since 2002. Skilled at using Zendesk, Shopify, Recurly, Trello, Asana, Hubspot, Clickup, Canva, and more! ▪ Experienced in writing: SEO/generalist copies, product descriptions, soft and hard ad copies, eCommerce email marketing materials, and more! ▪ Proficient in producing and executing SMM and PR plans while engaging with the community as an actual Social Media Manager. Let's work together to make your brand shine!

Matt W.
$60/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Article Writing
  • Blog Writing
  • Article Rewriting
  • Copy Editing
  • Editorial Writing
  • Proofreading
  • Content Editing
  • Narrative
  • Business Services
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Business Writing
  • SEO Writing

I am a freelance writer and editor with more than 15 years of experience in journalism and public relations. I have a bachelor's degree in journalism, and a master's in public administration from the University of Georgia. I write quick, clean copy for a variety of outlets. My past clients include academic institutions, daily newspapers, industry publications, and web magazines. I'm comfortable with research and interviews, and I'm a naturally fast worker. If you need engaging, error-free writing on short notice, I'm your man.

Terri O.
$56/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • English
  • Researcher
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Blog Content
  • Website Content
  • Blog Writing
  • Article Writing

Good, better, BEST! That's the way I've always viewed my ability to take a project and make it shine. I discovered my love and talent for writing, editing, proofreading and rewrites in high school, and in the many years since I've worked as a journalist for an East Coast all-news radio station and an advertising executive for an allied healthcare publication. I made extra money (to support my three now-grown kids) providing web content and copy-editing fiction and nonfiction articles and books. I received so much positive feedback that I decided to turn it into a full time career, and have never looked back. Writing, editing, and...

Kenaz F.
$35/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Article Writing
  • Website Content
  • Arts
  • Article
  • Researcher
  • Fact-Checking
  • Creative Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Blog Content
  • Ghostwriting
  • Editor
  • Blog Writing
  • Content Writing
  • English

Author of several books on topics ranging from the history of New Orleans and opium poppies to Haitian Vodou. I also have experience with children's and young adult writing and magazine articles as well as copy-editing and proofreading.

Christopher C.
$50/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Copy Editing
  • Content Editing
  • Academic Editing
  • Business Editing
  • Developmental Editing
  • Copywriting
  • Letter Writing
  • Policy Writing
  • English Proofreading
  • English Grammar

Oxford graduate professional writer and editor with experience of writing and research in the fields of politics, geography, economics, business, environmental science, healthcare and planning. I have edited many books, blog posts and academic papers, on topics as diverse as climate policy, self-help, game design, ecology, business, finance, theology and autobiography, and I adapt well to new topics and writing styles. I offer a full suite of professional editing services, from line editing and proofreading to developmental and structural editing. Feel free to get in touch to discuss your requirements. You can expect the highest standards...

Shari B.
$65/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • SEO Writing
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Creative Writing
  • Copy Editing
  • Press Release
  • Copywriting
  • Website Content
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Newsletter
  • Blog Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Article Writing
  • Researcher
  • About Us Page

Shari is an award-winning writer with 25 years of experience in her field. Since 2005, she has provided content writing, public relations, copy editing, copywriting, blogging, and website management to clients under her business, The Write Reflection. Prior to her work with The Write Reflection, Shari worked for a decade as a professional journalist for several publications covering education and politics. Working as a professional journalist on deadline has prepared her for a hectic pace and the ability to produce strong results that are on time, every time. Shari also is a proficient graphic artist, creating custom-designed ads,...

Jessica V.
$60/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Proofreading
  • Book Editing
  • Editor
  • WordPress
  • Ghostwriting
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Google Suite
  • Lifestyle & Travel
  • Travel
  • Article
  • Home & Kitchen Photography
  • Home & Garden
  • Health & Wellness

Need a dependable writer to bring your goals to life? As an experienced writer with a big vision, I can help with that. WHAT I DO: I'm Jess, a professional content + copy writer with 4 years of experience. I offer SEO blog posts, research-backed articles, landing pages, lead magnet copy, e-books, and more. Expect me to bring originality, consistency, and unwavering dedication to my writing (it's more of an obsession, really). My work is featured on global company sites (BetterHelp.com), agency and entrepreneur blogs (Slightly Perfect Design), print and e-books, etc. Need a piece of expert content with a creative twist that drives traffic...

Tugce A.
$25/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • UX Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Copywriting
  • SEO Writing
  • Blog Writing
  • Turkish to English Translation
  • English to Turkish Translation
  • Content Management
  • Translation
  • Proofreading
  • User Experience Design
  • User Experience
  • UX & UI
  • UI/UX Prototyping

Hi, I'm a translator, writer, proofreader, editor and copywriter with more than 15 years of experience. I think all these professions complete each other and help me create better texts for my clients. I translate, write and proofread various types of texts with a wide range of topics. Types of texts: - Technical translations - Literary translations - Blog posts - Social media posts - Marketing copies - Landing pages - Website texts - Product descriptions - Meta descriptions - Newsletters - Books - Articles Topics: - Finance (borderless banking, forex, crypto) - Technical (software, hardware, electronics) - Health - Travel - Real...

Lukas P.
$14/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Czech to English Translation
  • Czech
  • Translation
  • English
  • Copywriting
  • Caption
  • Editor
  • Microsoft Word
  • SEO Writing
  • Proofreading
  • Sales Writing

- English-Czech & Czech-English translations on spaning multiple topics - Highly flexible, can deliver on tight schedule incl. weekends - Excellent knowledge of MS Office - Experience with copywriting - Knowledge of SEO optimization

Ann K.
$65/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Academic Writing
  • Curriculum Development
  • Public Health
  • Researcher
  • Instructional Design
  • Content Writing
  • Scientific Research
  • Scientific Writing

Seeking remote part time/full time contracted and permanent work in the fields of child/social welfare and public health programming, prevention and research. I have a Doctorate in Health Education and Promotion from Columbia University and a Masters in Clinical Social Work with a focus on children, youth and families from Boston College. Skill set/past work experience: Writing: literature reviews, academic manuscripts, reports, literature synthesis, article, blog, curriculum, instructional design, data base, grant writing, training materials Research: qualitative, quantitative, pre and post evaluation Consulting: best practice and...

Billie Ann D.
$15/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Customer Service
  • Data Entry
  • Communications
  • Virtual Assistant
  • Lead Generation
  • Email Communication
  • Cold Calling
  • File Management
  • Real Estate

I am working as a Virtual Partner of Justin Wilmot at Freedom Moguls Real Estate company since 2020. We are provided with clients that have cold lead packages that we reach out to via the 5 Pillar process which are: Cold calling, Texting, Emailing, Leaving of Voicemails and Sending Digital Offers. I am passionate and hard working. I am a very fast learner and I always do my job as excellent as possible. I can easily understand and follow instructions very well. I have always made quality my top priority while also balancing a large quantity of work. I am experienced with Google sheets, MS Word, MS Excel and MS PowerPoint but always open to...

Kellie W.
$20/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Social Media Management
  • Website Customization
  • Bilingual Education
  • Typing
  • Data Entry
  • Administrative Support
  • Project Planning
  • Microsoft Office
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Email Communication

Detail-oriented, bilingual Administrative Assistant with social media, web management and marketing experience.

Max H.
$70/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Photoshop Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop

My name is Max Hirtz and I'm a graphic designer living in Vancouver. I specialize in print design + page layout and have successfully completed over 200 Upwork projects in that field. I enjoy clean, elegant, professional design. The type of projects I typically work on are business cards, flyers, brochures, magazines, reports, white papers, etc. Take a look at my portfolio samples, and if you think I would be a good candidate for your project, I would love to hear about it! Thank you.

Alison H.
$35/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Blog Writing
  • News Writing
  • Online Writing
  • Scriptwriting
  • Strategy & Planning
  • Content Editing
  • Content Writing
  • Researcher
  • Fact-Checking
  • Proofreading
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Content Strategy
  • Content Creation

I am an enthusiastic freelance writer with several years of experience writing for a variety of platforms, media sources and corporations, arising from and based on, my background and qualifications in physiotherapy, psychology and sustainable systems. I am dedicated to developing original content based on the specific needs of the client and am adept at producing high quality, well-researched material that is accessible to the general public. My writing is detail-focused, and I have the ability to analyze selectively and synthesize relevant information. My work is well-organized I am able to prioritize tasks, ensuring that projects are...

Stephanie G.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Report Writing
  • SEO Writing
  • Blog Writing

Pertinent skills are: • Proficient in SEO writing • Able to use SURFER TOOL • Write blog posts for almost any industry or topic • Able to format blog posts with header numbers, snippets, etc. • Meet deadlines with consistency • Flexible schedule for reliable turnaround times I am a former teacher who has experience writing blog content for the educational industry, landscape and hardscape contractors, personal grooming, finance, and an array of other topics and niches. Thank you for looking and I would love to discuss your project.

Lisa S.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Astrology

I am an experienced and professional tarot reader and astrologer, giving readings to clients in person, by telephone and by email. I aim to empower my clients, helping them to live creative and fulfilled lives. I also write extensively on tarot and astrology, specialising in spirituality, parenting, family and nature. I trained as a librarian and worked in the information field for many years before moving into freelance work after the birth of my children. My background as a Library Manager gives me excellent customer service skills and an ability to communicate a wide range of subject information in a clear and articulate manner. These...

Mary B.
$75/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • English
  • Creative Writing
  • Children's Writing
  • Editor
  • Marketing Communications
  • Article Writing
  • English Tutoring
  • Business Writing
  • Poetry

Writing expertise, client-focused, with the goal of the right end product with the highest quality. SPECIALTIES: * Children's writing, fiction/nonfiction, rhymed/unrhymed * Nonfiction writing, informative * Inspirational writing * Technical Editing * Assistance with CV, application essay, bio, presentation, memoir * Business communications * Obituary, eulogy, memorial * Special occasion poems or speeches (birthday, retirement, toast, roast, etc.) PLEASE: 1) NO romance novels and NO school work 2) NO ghostwriting. I do not ask for rights or royalties, but I prefer to be appropriately acknowledged (author, contributing writer,...

Paolo C.
$28/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Music Arrangement
  • Music Production
  • Audio Production
  • Spanish to English Translation
  • English to Spanish Translation
  • Website Copywriting
  • Sales Copywriting
  • Content Marketing Strategy
  • Content Writing
  • English - North America
  • Blog Content
  • Copywriting

Content marketer, copywriter, and web designer. 4 + years experience in working as an article writer and as a sales pages copywriter, plus 2 + years experience in Social Media management and recruitment for a music education company. Intermediate knowledge of web development: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Python, MySQL and React. I speak Spanish and English fluently, and conversational German.

Rosie L.
$30/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Editorial Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Editing & Proofreading
  • Copywriting

Hi there! I am a freelance arts writer in the UK with over 10 years of professional experience. I have produced catalogue essays, articles, reviews and blog pages on international modern and contemporary art. I have written for organisations including Tate Modern, The National Galleries of Scotland, Art Monthly Magazine and The Art Story Foundation. With a keen attention to detail and a natural curiosity I am interested in taking on a range of freelance projects.

Jyothi N.
$60/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Communication Skills
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Problem Solving
  • Troubleshooting
  • Leadership Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team Alignment
  • Fact-Checking

I am a seasoned Communications Professional with over 25 years of experience under my belt. Writing, producing content, editing and proofreading are at the core of this experience that covers a variety of topics from soft human interest stories to more factual, technical project articles, and environmental issues, among other. My strengths/skills can add value to your task at hand: • Effective communication skills • Interpersonal skills • Quick learner • Creative writing • Business writing • Problem solving • Adaptable and dependable • Listening and interpretation skills • Willing to learn My experience encompasses the following: Producing...

Joanna C.
$80/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Media & Entertainment
  • Article Writing
  • Website Content
  • Arts
  • Article
  • Creative Writing
  • Psychology
  • Blog Content
  • Poetry

I am a content writer who specializes in psychology, mental health, adult topics and beauty. My other interests and areas of expertise include: wellness, lifestyle, relationships, entertainment, aerial arts, yoga, relationships, travelling, feminism, East Asia

Elizabeth G.
$22/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Slack
  • Asana
  • Workday
  • WordPress
  • Canva
  • Google Suite
  • Light Project Management
  • Public Relations
  • Google Ads

-Social Media with experience in management, paid ads and content creation. (Facebook, Instagram, Google Ads, and Pinterest) -Light project management experience in a variety of settings. -Three years experience working behavioral health and insurance industry. -The Customer is my number one priority, when I tackle a project it is with 110% effort -Experienced Customer Service Professional with a variety of clients over the phone, via chat, email, and in-person experience. - I have much experience making travel arrangements, as well as managing google calendars. -Event organizing ninja -A member of the International Association for...

Emeline G.
$11/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • English to French Translation
  • Spanish to French Translation
  • Italian to French Translation
  • French Proofreading
  • Blog Writing
  • SEO Writing
  • SEO Keyword Research
  • On-Page SEO
  • Off-Page SEO

After several years of experiences in translation, writing and proofreading, I am still looking for projects in wich to invest.

Christina L.
$125/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Copywriting
  • SEO Writing
  • Blog Writing
  • Blog Development
  • Content Development
  • Article Writing
  • Researcher
  • Newsletter Writing
  • Creative Writing
  • Editorial Writing
  • Content Marketing
  • Communication Strategy
  • Ebook Writing
  • Content Strategy

What are you communicating? Messaging matters. Don’t settle. Hire a word artisan with superior storytelling and industry expertise. I partner with revolutionary beauty and lifestyle brands to produce game-changing, data-driven written content. I started blogging seven years ago when digitally savvy brands were just catching onto content marketing. I was on the ground floor of the digital boom, and I know what content resonates with modern consumers. As an Upwork Top Rated Plus Freelancer, I rock at the top 1% of Upwork freelancers. If you want the pinnacle of content, the crème de la crème, you need to hire a premium copywriter who has...

Sarah M.
$75/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Curriculum Plan
  • Website Copywriting
  • Sales Copywriting
  • Sales Writing
  • Sales Funnel Copywriting
  • Teaching English
  • Product Description
  • Campaign Copywriting
  • Blog Content
  • Email Copywriting
  • Creative Writing
  • Copywriting
  • Content Writing

Whether you are looking to connect to an audience, tell a story, or sell a product or service, words matter. They possess an unshakable power to share experiences, elicit emotions and encourage action. They can change lives. (And businesses.) But here's the catch: to do so, you need to string the right words together. Fear not! Because that's where I come in. I love writing everything from emails to ebooks. (And everything in between.) I've successfully written website copy, social media captions, blog posts, and podcast show notes. (Just to name a few more.) Whether you need writing consultation or a complete copy make-over, I'm your...

Dara G.
$150/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Grant Evaluation Plan
  • Grant Writing Consultation
  • Grant Documentation
  • Grant Writing
  • Content Writing
  • Grant Research & Prospect List
  • Grant Application
  • Grant Objectives & Methodology
  • General Operating Grant
  • Prospect List
  • Fundraising
  • Capacity Building Grant
  • English
  • Program Grant
  • Nonprofit Organization
  • Grant Proposal

As a Top-Rated Plus grant writer, I deliver grant writing expertise to amplify your nonprofit organization's impact. I have raised more than $15 million for: arts, criminal legal reform, culture, economic development, education, environmental/wildlife conservation, health, humanities, LGBTQ+/SGL, people with disabilities, racial justice, social justice, STEM, Veterans, women, workforce development, and youth, as well as COVID-19 CARES/American Rescue Plan funding and general operating support. I am an expert at identifying, cultivating, soliciting, and stewarding local, national, and international funders, including foundations,...

Kevin C.
$120/hr
  • Trophy Icon Writing
  • Ghostwriting
  • Creative Writing
  • Final Draft
  • Screenwriting
  • Editor
  • Children's Writing
  • Comedy Writing
  • TV Screenplay
  • Humor Writing
  • Copy Editing
  • Biography
  • Nonfiction
  • Scriptwriting
  • Screenplay

I am a professional screenwriter currently working for CBS, Paramount+, Amazon, and Paramount Pictures. I've written features for 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., Happy Madison, and Bad Robot. A pilot of mine was produced by NBC, as well as a children's episodic for Cartoon Network and an animated pilot for Adult Swim. I've also done short-form comedy material for entities like The Onion, HBO, and National Lampoon. Previous to this, I worked as an Oscar-nominated screenwriter's assistant for eight years, trusted with the editing, proofreading, and content development for a number of major studio projects. I work swiftly without sacrificing...

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How to Hire Top Writers

How to hire writers

Whether it’s to maintain the company blog, write product reviews, or create an ebook—freelance writers are in high demand. So how do you find a writer? What follows are some tips on finding top writers on Upwork.

How to shortlist writers

As you’re browsing available writing consultants, it can be helpful to develop a shortlist of the freelancers you may want to interview. You can screen profiles on criteria such as:

  • Industry fit. You want a writer who understands your industry, so they can help you figure out how best to reach your target market.
  • Attention to detail. Writers who follow style guides, grammar, and instructions are a win.
  • Feedback. Check reviews from past clients for glowing testimonials or red flags that can tell you what it’s like to work with a particular writer.

Before posting a job, ask yourself:

  • Do I need a specialist? Do you need a copywriter with an engineering background? A video script writer for sales landing pages with a history of success?
  • When do I need the project done?  If you have a tight deadline, a more experienced writer may be able to turn a project around faster and with fewer edits needed.
  • How much research is needed? The copywriter needs to understand the audience’s hot buttons and what they’re selling before they can write. The more information you can provide upfront (i.e., testimonials, past campaign results, buyer personas) the sooner they can start writing. And if you’re promoting an online course, for example, a good copywriter will often review the entire program before writing. Be sure to account time for that in your planning.
  • How much expertise do I need? Copy for a multimillion-dollar product launch, or perhaps to make a difficult announcement without inciting the reader, often requires higher expertise than copy for a blog post that nurtures prospects.

How to write an effective writing job post

With a clear picture of your ideal writer in mind, it’s time to write that job post. Aim to provide enough detail for a freelancer to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

An effective writing job post should include:

  • Scope of work: From press releases to ebooks list all the deliverables you’ll need.
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project.
  • Background: If you prefer experience working with certain industries, software, or marketing channels, mention this here.
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Ready to hire a writer who can bring your project to life? Log in and post your writing job on Upwork today.

WRITERS FAQ

What does a writer do?

Businesses rely on writers for a wide variety of projects. For this reason, professional writers often specialize by industry or project type.

Here’s a quick overview of the skills you should look for in professional writers:

  • General writing and editing
  • Niche writing domains such as SEO, technical writing, copywriting, advertising, and email
  • Familiarity with word processing software such as Google Docs
  • Research
  • Communication

Why hire writers?

The trick to finding top writers is to identify your needs. Are you looking for an SEO writer to write search engine optimized content for your company blog? Or do you require experience creating witty posts for social media? The cost of your project will depend largely on your scope of work, and the specific skills needed to bring your project to life.

How much does it cost to hire a copywriter?

When deciding how much to budget, know that independent writers are businesses. As in any other business, they set their own pricing. Below are the seven most common factors that affect copywriting fees.

7 factors affecting copywriting rates

  1. Project Research: Many times, the copywriter needs background before starting the project. This may include interviewing your customers, researching the industry and your competition, reviewing past marketing campaigns, and so on. The greater the amount of research needed, the higher the project fee may be. For example, if the copywriter must develop your buyer personas or read your 400-page book before writing an email campaign to promote it, the time commitment will add up.TIP: Keep fees down by providing the copywriter with as much relevant data as possible at project start.
  2. Specialization: The more specialized and in-demand your copywriter, the more they may charge. It’s basic supply and demand. For example, if you need a direct-response copywriter with an electrical engineering background to sell your highly technical product to other engineers, then expect to pay more.
  3. Planning and strategy: For more complex projects, the copywriter may benefit from meeting with other project team members to help strategize a rollout or plan a campaign.
  4. Project type: Project fees aren’t just dependent on the amount of copy needed, fees are also affected by the project’s complexity. Writing a four-page brochure will obviously cost less than a 40-page website. But a single Pay Per Click (PPC) ad can cost as much as an email. That’s because when an ad only has 25 characters to entice a conversion (e.g. get the click), each word used often requires more thought and research.
  5. Deadline: If you need something done sooner, you may have to pay what many call a “rush fee.” Fees vary depending on the project and deadline. Also, expect to pay more if your writer has to work over the weekend or during a holiday period.
  6. Additional skills: Generally, copywriters just write the copy, without formatting past a basic MS Word or Google document. Some copywriters have other skills such as graphic design or voiceover talent. More advanced direct-response copywriters often provide marketing strategy as well. If you need the copywriter to do more, such as write and design a brochure, or to enter blog posts on WordPress, expect to pay more.
  7. Level of expertise: As in most professions, the more experience and skills needed, the higher the professional fees. Copy for a multimillion-dollar product launch often requires higher expertise than copy for a blog post that nurtures prospects.

Depending on the project type, copywriters may charge per word, hourly, or a flat project fee. Content writers usually prefer hourly or a fixed price. Experienced copywriters often prefer fixed prices for most project types. When the project’s success relies mainly on the copy, royalties may be paid in addition to a flat project fee. For example, if a credit card company mailed out 10 million sales letters to solicit new applicants, the copywriter could receive a fixed price for writing the sales letter, and royalties for every new customer the letter converted.

Copywriter vs. content writer vs. blog writer—what’s the difference?

In general, all writers are a type of content writer. Content covers online and offline assets from landing pages, whitepapers, to social media ads. The types of writers available can be as specialized as the type of content you need creating.

A copywriter differs in that they integrate psychology and sales into their writing to drive conversions such as to sign up, download, or buy something. They often work on assets designed to convert including sales landing pages, ads, email campaigns, TV, and direct mail projects.

A blog writer specializes in writing short or long articles for a specific website. The articles (blog posts) usually cover a topic related to the website. This can be anything from industry news, product information, to opinions.

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