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Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
Hi, My name is Jonathan Blain, I am a bestselling author of 12 non-fiction books / $3.8m sales. I’m looking for a development editor for my new book which is titled: “Career and Life Game Change – How to make your future better than your past” I want to create a revolution in how people manage their careers and lives, so that they can be: 1. Happier 2. More Fulfilled and 3. Make a bigger difference in the world and also: 4. Achieve the career success they desire and 5. Meet their financial needs and desires I am looking to create a bestselling book that can sell millions of copies / help millions of people and am looking for a development editor who can help me to achieve that. I’ve got firm ideas about how this can be achieved, but need a great development editor to help me take my ideas / content and structure it into a book that delivers the desired result. If successful, the development editor will help me to be able to achieve the following: 1. Make the reader feel that I truly “get them”. 2. Make the reader feel that I empathise with them, make them feel understood 3. Get the reader to feel that they know, like and trust me. 4. Get readers to see that you are an expert and an authority 5. Get readers to believe that they have a need for the solution that I am offering 6. Help me to move the reader from believing what I am offering moves them from believing that what I offer “possibly with deliver the result they want to probably will deliver the result they want” 7. Absolve the reader of past failures. 8. Instil new hope for success. 9. Get readers to believe my solution is superior to any other solution out there. 10. Get readers to believe that my solution is the only one of its type in effect creating a new category of one. 11. Eliminate the reader’s objections to my solution in advance. 12. Structure my message such that they can easily share it with others 13. Make the reader decide that they want to buy into my seminars / training programmes etc. before you offer it for sale 14. Get readers to remain loyal to me for future books / products / purchases. 15. Get the reader eager to consume my message 16. Get readers to draw their own conclusion 17. Deliver my message in such a way that people feel they have been shown and not told. I am massively creative and innovative, I have lots of ideas and content. I’ve got a working manuscript of 32,000 words and a previous attempt that I think is about 35,000 words with some duplication and more material and articles. I need a development editor who can help take what I have, and shape it, structure it, condense it and turn it into a book that will deliver the results I desire. This book is for a mass audience. It has to be an easy read, easy to navigate in a clear logical structure. I feel I am too close to it and need an external perspective. The book needs to contain a system and framework and have a logical structure. Achieving the 17 points mentioned will mean that the book will deliver the results I want. You’ll need to be able to demonstrate that the finished book really achieves these things. It really works like a giant persuasive marketing document. You’ll be good at creating outlines and structures, good at organising the content I already have written and editing it. I see the project as having 2 parts: Part 1 = Creating the outline You’ll need to work with what I’ve got, but also be prepared for some skype chats and brainstorming and sifting through lots of material, diagrams etc. and doing some brainstorming with me. I have all the ideas, you just need to help me to extract them. Part 2 = Editing down and organising what I already have and helping me to create new content to fill in the gaps. It is not an easy project because I have vast amounts of content and ideas. You’ll need to be organised and good at pulling together threads. You should be able to distil, quickly understand what needs to be done and also have that feeling that in this job you are going to be helping millions of people and hopefully yourself too. You will need to be quite strong and results focussed. If this resonates with you, please put in a bid. Please be aware I have advertised this job elsewhere. Thanks, Jonathan
Skills: Editorial Writing Book Writing Editing Proofreading
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
HELLO!! PLEASE -------> READ ME -----> I'm looking for a writer/ghostwriter with an excellent command over the English language and a good vocabulary to vividly describe SCI-FI images. This is a cool writing project for lovers of science fiction. The writer needs to bring images into written words and describe them in such a way that the reader can imagine the picture (without seeing the image). IMPORTANT: Please READ an example attached below. The description should be of the image contents and not projection. The style will be simple, with short and descriptive sentences. There are three basic requirements for descriptions: 1. All sentences must be written in the PAST TENSE. 2. NO reference to the image/photo itself. Example. "The image is black & white." (Wrong). "The image shows a bird." (Wrong). "The bird was flying in the sky" (Right). 3. Usage of DESCRIPTIVE rather than prescriptive adjective. Examples: "The girl was very beautiful and nice looking." (Wrong). "The girl had blue eyes and red hair." (Right) ***AGAIN: Please READ example attached for clarification. The description for each image must be at least 800 words. There are total of 20 images in this project. No research is necessary. Just look at the images and write descriptions! FURTHER NOTE: ------> Your bid must reflect the ENTIRE PROJECT (of 20 images) -----> This project is NOT an HOURLY PROJECT. -----> NEW FREELANCERS VERY WELCOME TO BID!! -----> NO RESEARCH! JUST LOOK AND TYPE!! -----> I will give EXCELLENT feedback for A LOWER BID. Thanks!
Skills: Editorial Writing Blog Writing Content Writing Creative writing
Fixed-Price - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Budget: $100 - Posted
Who we are looking for: need a professional writer who has expertise in sales and marketing to write up 2 to 3 minutes worth of text for a story board commercial on one of our lead generation programs targeting insurance and financial advisors. we have not put together the story board video yet. We will put together the story board video AFTER we get the commercial text that you will help us write. We want someone we can dialogue over the phone/skype to get confirmation of what we are looking for, so that it's exactly what we want for the message! Please include other examples of your work, and provide us your skype name for an interview we decide to take it to the next step, thanks! Other projects will be provided if picked! The lead program we need the commercial for: Maximize Retirement Seminar System www.wingroupimo.com/ta-retirement-seminars We currently have a recorded webinar presentation video with an interview we did, but it's a 23 minute length piece. We are looking for a quick 2-3 minutes explanation of how it works...how it's different than other systems..and how they can get started!
Skills: Editorial Writing Article Writing Broadcast Advertising Commercials
Fixed-Price - Entry Level ($) - Est. Budget: $55 - Posted
Hello, this is a monthly job for anyone who has experience writing business management/job management descriptions. I need 50 business management descriptions typed out. The writings will be based on the examples I provide to you. Each business description must have unique content. I will pay you $55 USD immediately after you write and successfully upload 50 business descriptions with a length of 15-18 lines to our server. You could also write new content based on sample writing models I present to you. A 25-30 day waiting period is involved for monitoring the descriptions. I would prefer to work with someone from USA & Canada. However, I am open to hiring people from all over the world so long as you have a strong background and open schedule to work. Examples of our business writing descriptions will be provided for your convenience. I will also send you additional business tools such as agreements and an etymological wordbook, both of which can be accessed online. This will turn into a monthly job if successful. Partial payment will be provided if you encounter difficulties but still manage to complete more than 50 % of the work. You must have a free schedule to write these descriptions. It's always a pleasure to connect with workaholics!
Skills: Editorial Writing Advertising Article Submission Article Writing
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $200 - Posted
I need some writers to cover finance / business articles. I will not accept filler content, all content must be meaningful, factual and precise that include as many entities related to the subject at hand. Some already have article requirements/topics. Some you will need to go to the domain the article will be written for and create an article related to the topic of their site and include a financial spin to make it relevant to my client. I have 13 articles I need completed by Monday morning, all to be 600-700 words. So let me know if you fancy working this weekend :D Needless to say, this will be on-going for the right person as I require roughly 50+ articles per month.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 4
Skills: Editorial Writing Article Writing Blog Writing English
Hourly - Intermediate ($$) - Est. Time: More than 6 months, 10-30 hrs/week - Posted
I'm looking for a number of content writers to provide content for a building platform that is designed to connect consumers and building professionals. You must have experience writing content for the building industry, being able to be creative come up with copy ideas do the research and write the copy.
  • Number of freelancers needed: 5
Skills: Editorial Writing Blog Writing Content Writing Copywriting
Fixed-Price - Expert ($$$) - Est. Budget: $200 - Posted
I have been looking at this document for the last couple days and I need a Professional to jump in and look at what I have written in the document and make the written content look very professional. I have made this document as a favor to my account representative in an Australian Government department for which we have a 5 year contract with. The implementation of my company's maintenance management system for road inspections and fault rectification scheduling has been a big success and this is meant to read like a case study review of how they went about issuing the contract for the first time (not replacing anything but created from nothing) to its operational success on their assets for compliance (KPI/KRA) within their organisation and all the service providers that use it. I have pretty much put all of the imagery and structure of the InDesign document together - I need a highly talented person to go through it quick and made it flow and read professionally. Its a bit of promotion of our business too BUT I want it to look like it came from my contract manager's division. I need this done quick and I am looking for someone who has the intellect to 'fill in the gaps' so to speak to get a grasp of the message we're trying to get across. It is to be reviewed by an international roads body. Start within two hours of me posting and finish within an hour to two. I will gladly use you for future projects if we get to an outstanding outcome with this document. Please only apply if you can look at it straight away and I will pay more for such a quick review for this project.
Skills: Editorial Writing Adobe InDesign Creative writing Editing
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