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  1. Andre N.

    Andre N.

    Technical Writer and Software Developer

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    As a technical writer with a background in information technology, my specialty lies in simplifying complex subjects. I have over 3 years of experience writing internal documentation, instruction manuals, informative articles, and user guides for small to medium-sized businesses. My focus is on creating content that speaks to the audience, allowing readers of all skill sets to quickly grasp and understand new topics. My unique approach to the tech industry stems from over 8 years of desktop application development using VB.NET, C#.NET, Java, C++, and Python. I have an additional 4 years of experience in web development using PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, and ASP.NET. Additionally, I have over 10 years of systems administrations experience, having worked with Windows and Linux-based desktop and servers.

    $25.00 /hr
    405 hours
    5.00
  2. Andrew Johnston

    Andrew Johnston

    Technical Writer and CMS expert

    Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a technical writer with over 6 years experience writing software system guides, administration guides and configuration guides. During this time I have acquired proven expertise in documenting within the software development lifecycle, while meeting my company’s documentation needs for both public facing and internal documents. I am known for my clear and concise style and adherence to industry standards and best practices (Microsoft, Cisco etc.). I have a wealth of experience writing most forms of corporate documentation including standard operating procedures, service descriptions, disaster recovery plans, business continuity plans, operations guides, end user documentation, on-line help, user guides etc. I am also a Sharepoint information architect and analyst with experience designing, and deploying company-wide Sharepoint solutions by working with a team of developers and consultants. I also have been responsible for evaluating, integrating and administering IT help desk software and CRM tools.

    $38.89 /hr
    1,235 hours
    4.74
  3. Nikki Palumbo

    Nikki Palumbo

    Comedy Writer with Journalism experience

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm a comedy writer from New Jersey (I wish that was a joke), with a background in journalism -- an observational humorist. I'm fluent in absurdism and adept at sketch comedy, satire and Twitter. My comedy training is diligent and my experience diverse. I've studied journalism and media studies at Rutgers University and sketch comedy writing at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theater in New York. I currently write for one of the theater's house sketch teams, (212). I've written (and punched up) stand-up material, one-liners and humor essays, created content for and marketed an app (or three), beta-tested a parody news website, scripted an animated series, copywritten greeting cards, and won a pun-off. I'm seeking new opportunities to craft the perfect punchline. Or whatever it is you need. I treat all senses of humor equally; except the bad ones.

    $35.00 /hr
    38 hours
    4.98
  4. Jennifer M.

    Jennifer M.

    Technical Writer & Software Engineer, C#, SQL, MVC, ASP.NET, Security

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I'm a software engineer who writes high-level technical content for companies such as Adobe, Rackspace and IBM. My expertise is with technical writing, but I've written for numerous clients on topics such as health and fitness, pets, SEO, marketing and finance. I've been in web development for 15 years, and I have several software and SEO projects completed through Upwork. My expertise is in .NET C# MVC development, database design, and triage support for emergency website crashes. I'm also a Top Contributor in Google's Webmaster Support forums for crawling, ranking and indexing. I can help you with any link penalty, Panda, or Penguin issue. You can verify my Google TC status here: https://topcontributor.withgoogle.com/profile/jennifer-m-b75515?hl=en-US Other languages of expertise include PHP, PHP for WordPress, XML, JSON, JavaScript and simple HTML. I'm proficient in SQL Server 2012, 2008, 2005, Microsoft Access and MySQL database platforms. I provide services in both the Writing section of Upwork and Programming and Software Development. I provide web copywriting on the following subjects: 1) Software development and web design 2) SEO (search engine optimization) 3) API documentation or software documentation 4) Marketing and sales - specifically for web designers and software developers 5) Health and fitness 6) Finance 7) Pets and pet care I provide software development for the following platforms: 1) SQL Server 2008, 2012 database design 2) C# MVC with integrations with any database including MySQL and SQL Server 3) ASP.NET 4) C# web forms 5) PHP 6) jQuery and Ajax Please see my portfolio for images of my work. Database Design Experience >> Database table design for MS SQL and MySQL Your website tables require efficient indexing and key placement. Without these elements, your website loses performance. I've designed key database tables that support large, enterprise applications. My services provide table design, data import and stored procedure programming >> Stored Procedures and SQL Programming Stored procedures are database objects that process data retrieval. I provide stored procedures for MySQL and any version of Microsoft SQL Server. Stored procedures should be implemented in place of inline SQL to avoid SQL injection hacks. Web Development >> Dynamic content is a must-have for any website. I can provide a dynamic website in any .NET language -- C# or VB.NET. These two languages provide core services and interaction with any database including MS SQL or MySQL. >> W3 validation provides accurate code. Accurate code provides better indexing in Google, since you are ensured the bot is able to properly parse your site. My code is W3 validated for accuracy. >> Simple HTML setups. I can also set up a simple website with HTML content and paging. SEO >> I am currently a Google top contributor on the company's support forums. I can identify SEO issues that cause website ranking penalties and introduce code that helps you rank higher in Google. Organic rank is a difficult process, but the right content and coding can earn trust with the search engine.

    $55.00 /hr
    195 hours
    4.87
  5. James Duren

    James Duren

    Copywriter, award-winning journalist with sharp eye for editing

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 3

    I am Barcelona-based copywriter who loves to write, and my job success rating and overall star rating attest to this. My resume of more than 500 hours of Upwork labor includes work for a collection of companies ranging from one of the largest wine websites in the world to San Francisco tech startups and Australian consumer protection websites. My projects include: - Creation of copy for entire websites - Translation of an entire website from Dutch to English via translation tools - Blog posts for several companies in Spain and the United States - News articles for the United State's premier wine website - Investment memorandum for a $7 million dollar project My past job experience includes a two-year stint as an award-winning reporter at a daily newspaper in Florida, a copywriter and blogger for a Barcelona tour company, a two-year tenure as a marketing copywriter at a private university. I've also run social media campaigns for three different companies -- utilizing Twitter, Facebook and Instagram to promote the mission and ideals of each organization. My work is infused with creativity, timeliness and a distinct passion to tell the story of each client in the most accurate, compelling way possible.

    $22.50 /hr
    560 hours
    5.00
  6. Nicole M Tommarazzo

    Nicole M Tommarazzo

    Freelance content writer, copy editor, and transcriptionist

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 11

    I bring my enthusiasm, attention to detail, and willingness to learn to the workplace. I aim to be as clear and as informative as possible while still being interesting in all my writing, and I have a history in service, research and clerical jobs, bringing a wide area of knowledge from my previous work experiences. I have experience copy editing creative writing projects and journalism articles and with writing news aggregate articles, content writing for various topics, SEO, and transcription. I'm also certified for basic technical writing. Topics I've written for: business news, new and emerging technology, communications, industrial safety, metalworking, federal regulations and safety, health and wellness, medical training, prescription medications, smoking cessation, psychiatric and substance abuse therapy, travel and destination tips/descriptions, company and product descriptions, entertainment Sources I have worked for that are not otherwise listed: Elke Harre (editing fiction) David Moyer (copy editing for journalism and content writing) O&O Investigations (content writing, SEO) QualityGal (content writing, SEO)

    $20.00 /hr
    361 hours
    4.99
  7. Vincent H Chough

    Vincent H Chough

    Web Content | Blog Writing | Copywriting

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    My web content writing and on-page optimization skills benefit large commercial, small business and private clients worldwide. I write for people first while implementing the best practices for Google rankings. On Upwork, I'm a private contractor (80 jobs completed). I also work for a Baltimore based boutique search marketing firm. I was born and raised in the USA, and I spend long stretches of time working remotely from Buenos Aires. Along with my Korean ancestry, I carry a unique world view expressed in the originality of my writing. My best credentials are satisfied clients. I have a 4.99 star average, and most of my clients are long term or repeat customers. In 2004 I retired from the practice of medicine after 10 years in the United States as a full time primary care provider. Currently I am involved in NGO management at the executive level. I have independently published five books and maintain a blogsite (http://prayerforanxiety.com/).

    $29.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.99
  8. Robert M.

    Robert M.

    Media Specialist - Audio, Video, Graphics, Singer, Songwriter, Voice

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    Since 2000, I have been constantly learning the art of audio recording, editing and mixing audio. Gaining knowledge through both formal training and hands on experimenting, I have been able to create and work on a number of projects ranging from one track voice overs to full scale musical productions. I not only possess the knowledge and ability to manipulate and enhance your recordings, I can also create fresh and innovative recordings for you and your business, regardless of your needs. In addition to my expertise in audio, I also have extensive knowledge and experience in video editing, graphic design creation and photo manipulation. My past work includes, creating and designing image components for websites, editing raw video files to create an infomercial for a very promising tech start-up company and designing numerous flyers, posters and other promotional items for different clients. My work is high quality and always completed in a timely manner. Please see portfolio for examples.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    4.98
  9. Daniel H.

    Daniel H.

    Have you reviewed my writing samples and job list?

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    Strategic Words with a Voice>>>>>>>>>>>>>Creating Action with Persuasion Please review my online writing portfolio at www.clippings.me/danhadleypcws, which includes samples of my published blog posts, articles and recent web content projects. I spent the first 20+ years of my working life in sales, marketing and finance working with clients of almost every type, from high-powered executives and business owners to individuals working in a factory setting. This experience has proven extremely valuable in my writing career, as it gives allows me to understand my target audience. In certain cases, I restrict my language and the depth of topics, so my audience can fully comprehend all the ideas presented. While many writers enjoy sounding like the smartest person in the room, I am more concerned with delivering value to the reader. If they do not completely embrace the content with a full understanding, then they are not likely to take action. The content I provide includes, but is not limited to: >Articles and Blog Posts >Researched Articles and Reports >Partial and Complete Web Content >Sales Copy for Landing Pages & Product Pages >Sales Copy for Email Marketing and Web Pages >SEO Content >Keyword Research

    $32.00 /hr
    6 hours
    5.00
  10. Mark Lilly

    Mark Lilly

    SEO Content Writer

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    My goal is to provide high-quality, SEO-friendly content for my clients. I am a native English speaker with a B.A. in Communication Studies. I am also available for copywriting, editing, and social media content curating. Please view my oDesk test results and the following points: • Creative, analytical writer with keen editorial eye, strong research skills, and experience developing content for print media, social media, blogs, newsletters, and on-air/online venues; creative development of websites, promotional campaigns, events, partnerships, marketing, and advertising. Knowledge of AP Style, Chicago Manual of Style, APA Style Guide, and MLA Formatting and Style Guide. • Experienced project leader and manager. Highly organized and detail-oriented with proven capacity to perform under pressure with multiple projects and deadlines. Self managing, disciplined; able to work remotely, virtually, and independently with consummate professionalism. Team player • Tech & Social Media Savvy—Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook), Market Samurai, Long Tail Pro, Google Adwords and Adsense, Adobe Reader, Photoshop, WordPress, Google Drive/Docs, Dropbox, Evernote.

    $25.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00