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  1. Joe A.

    Joe A.

    Direct-Response Copywriter

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    If you’re doing business online but aren’t working with a professional copywriter, I guarantee you’re leaving money on the table... Let me show you... “How You Can Add An Endless Stream Of Cash-In-Hand Customers To Your Business Without Spending A Penny More On Advertising” My name’s Joe Atkins. I’m a professional copywriter and one of Upwork’s top-ranked, and most recommended freelancers. As well as being a student of AWAI’s Copywriting Masters program, I’ve also spent hundreds of hours learning from direct-response copywriting legends such as: Gary Halbert, Bob Bly, John Carlton, Dan Kennedy, Clayton Makepeace... just to name a few. Copywriting is not just my job. It’s a passion that I live and breathe. And thanks to the experience I’ve gained, my results have been stellar... * A sales letter I wrote for a dog grooming company brought in 33 new long-term clients, resulting in over $62,000 in revenue the same year. * An email series I wrote in the internet marketing niche brought in $23,000 during a five-day promo. * One client experienced a 20% increase in sales after I rewrote their website content. * A sales letter a client paid me $250 to write has brought him over $35,000 in sales in one year. To put it briefly: If you want a sales letter that generates a massive amount of sales... webcopy so compelling readers can’t take their eyes off the page... and emails that convert like crazy, then you’ve come to the right place. Stop fumbling around in the dark playing the guessing game, changing your website, then guessing again. There are better - more effective - ways to spend your time and money... ... After all, the more time you burn trying to get it right, the more money that slips between your fingers. Let a tried-and-tested, sales producing copywriter handle your copy... it’s the smart thing to do (that’s if you’re serious about your business). "Once again Joe over delivered! I have paid 5x as much for sales letters that don't even come close to the quality of Joe's! The best copywriter on oDesk period." -- Jeff Brokaw Why You Should Hire Me To Write Your Sales Copy * I’m deadly serious about copywriting. It’s my livelihood and passion. I’ve invested both time and money into learning my craft and keeping up to date with current selling strategies. * I’ve built a rock-solid reputation on Upwork as a top copywriter, and if you think I’d jeopardize it by producing sloppy work for you, you’re crazy! (Fun fact: I’ve never had a dissatisfied client. Not one. Check my feedback.) * My skillset is not limited to writing copy. I’m also trained in creating profit-pulling sales funnels (so you can maximise the amount you make per customer), and mapping out product launches. Here’s how we’ll work together to transform your site into a profit generating machine... 1. Contact me. Send me a message here on Upwork and let me know what you need and when you need it by. I’ll slot you into my schedule and give you a completion date - typically 5 - 10 days, depending on how big the project is and my current workload. If you need a job completed urgently (within 3 days), then I can do this for a 50% surcharge... ... I charge more for urgent jobs because I have postpone other paying projects, work nights/weekends, or spend time away from my family. 2. Provide me with requisite information. I’ll need access to your product and current marketing material if you have any. If not, I’ll send you a client questionnaire that, once filled out, will provide me with everything I need to get started. 3. Send over the contract with your payment funded in escrow. 4. Relax while I take care of things. Once I’ve received the information I need, I’ll begin working. I’ll pore over what you’ve sent me, and begin researching your target audience in great detail. This includes: dissecting ads that have been previously successful, monitoring online forums where your market congregates, so I can learn the jargon they use and familiarize myself with their pain and frustrations, coming up with new ideas to grab their attention and gain their loyalty for your company. Once I’ve completed my research, I’ll begin writing your sales material. 5. First draft & final payment. I’ll send you the first draft and you’ll release my payment from escrow. My service comes with two rounds of revisions, free of charge, so this is where you’ll let me know whether you want anything tweaking. 6. Profit! Now, as my profile is so highly ranked on Upwork, I receive job invitations on a daily basis. As a result, my schedule can get very busy, so I’d urge you to contact me today if you’d like to work with me. Get in touch. Your bank account will thank you later. Joe

    $125.00 /hr
    366 hours
    4.95
  2. Alexey Pechnikov

    Alexey Pechnikov

    Computer Vision & Simulation, Algorithms & Statistics, GIS

    Russia - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 7

    I have a Master's degree in radiophysics and electronics. In addition to fundamental mathematics and physics knowledge I specialized in computer simulation and computer vision technics. My experience ranges from research to applications. I prefer simple solutions and reliable technologies. I make compact and fast applications having a vast background in producing firmware for embedded devices with relatively small RAM, slow CPU, and very long uptime. Cross-platform programming is not hard, it is the only way :) In addition, I am expirienced in full-stack development: C programming of RDBMS (SQLite), server-side programming (C/Tcl/shell scripting/etc.), client-side programming (Tcl/Tk), web programming (JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, css), mobile programming (PhoneGap).

    $49.99 /hr
    281 hours
    5.00
  3. John Bampton

    John Bampton

    Elance-oDesk 340+ Jobs International Man of Mystery - Digital Rockstar

    Australia - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 1

    Super discounted hourly rate - $20 - to the first client that offers me a job that involves Ruby or Python. Over 250 happy clients. Ideas man, innovation expert and one man think tank! The BOOST to productivity. Big hitting programming veteran rocking out hard to code everyday. I build fast loading websites that bring in more revenue. Comprehensive knowledge of XML based document publishing systems and well versed in PHP 5. Ex Adobe Coldfusion programmer. Junior Pythonista! Ruby Wannabe! XPath Superhero! 24/7 365 IT Nerd and Digital Nomad. A past school chess prodigy. Electronic dance music enthusiast. Science Fiction / Fantasy fan. I am currently placed in the top 1000 programmers on Codewars - https://www.codewars.com/users/Beast - where I am mainly doing coding challenges in Ruby but overall attempting to learn all 8 current languages they are offering. As I progress through the challenges I am learning more about core Ruby, so far mainly the String, Regex and Array Classes and the Enumerable Module Currently working for two USA based companies / government departments some indirectly - one in California. All these jobs involve some form of document publishing. Some software / technologies that I have worked with - Ecrion XF designer, Altova XMLSpy / Stylevision, oXygen XML editor, Stylus Studio, XEP, Xalan, Saxon, Apache FOP, Ibex, xsltproc, EXSLT, MSXML, MSXSL, Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG), Orbeon XForms, Docbook (Authoring and XSLT), DITA OT, HL7, FMPXMLRESULT, WordProcessingML, SpreadsheetML, eXist Native XML database with XQuery Update, BaseX, XProc - An XML Pipeline Language. Interested in working with MongoDB, XQuery, JSONiq, MarkLogic, Phalcon PHP, Yii Framework, NoSQL, HHVM, Zend Framework, AngularJS, Big Data, Rails, Django, Zope, Plone, Altova server products (Raptor XML, Flowforce, MapForce, Stylevision) - come on make me a job offer! I have an iMac running OS X Yosemite, 2 desktop PCs running various linux distros, a Lubuntu laptop, a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 KitKat mobile phone, a Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 running KitKat, a Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Tablet running Windows 8.1 and a Firefox OS based mobile phone. In my spare time I like to stream movies and TV shows to my Apple TV and my Google Chromecast, well that's when I'm not learning Ruby or doing challenges on Khan Academy or similar sites. Do you remember those 1980's style left to right arcade games where when you got to the end of the level you had to try to defeat the big boss and then at the end of the game you had to fight the super boss? Well thinking along those lines, I am the undefeated super boss programmer looking for my next elite coding challenge! http://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2014/11/24/programmers-price "Working hard. Aiming to be the best. This is my dream. This is my journey!" - Milos Raonic

    $60.00 /hr
    2,263 hours
    4.57
  4. Filip Defar

    Filip Defar

    Javascript/Rails developer

    Croatia - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 1

    I started learned about web development in high school doing recreational programming, which lead me to pursue master's degree in computer science. After finishing my formal education, I reinforced my knowledge by working remotely for variety of clients based in EU and USA. I'm experienced at writing and maintaining large applications, and I constantly work on improving my skills. I'm also active on StackOverflow and in open source community. Stack Overflow: http://stackoverflow.com/users/735143/dabrorius Open source projects that I contribute to: https://github.com/intridea/grape/commits?author=dabrorius https://github.com/dabrorius/burek/commits?author=dabrorius

    $44.44 /hr
    1,265 hours
    4.99
  5. Avi Valentine

    Avi Valentine

    Technical Writer

    United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    I am a degreed, experienced Technical Writer who understands that succinct, high-quality documentation is an essential business communication tool. I am driven, organized and detail orientated. I produce professional technical communications that are perfectly suited to the needs of the client. My core-competencies lie in creating and editing technical proposals and manuals and developing well-researched blog content. I also enjoy conducting research, article and academic writing/editing and business analysis. I am proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and in Adobe Acrobat and WordPress. I have experience working with software development firms, engineering firms, mobile application developers and marketing agencies. I am happy to interface with your team or your client to obtain the information needed to create your perfect documentation.

    $50.00 /hr
    403 hours
    4.76
  6. Ivy Feng

    Ivy Feng

    Certified English - Chinese Translation Expert

    China - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    "By far one of the best online experiences I've ever had. A consummate professional and highly recommended." "Ivy provides accurate, fast and high-quality translations. Unlike other translators, she puts in the time and effort to thoroughly understand the source material before beginning." "My colleague in China who proofreads Ivy's translations says she does so with great pleasure as the work is excellent!" "She cared as if she was part of the team, not just a contractor doing a task." I am a professional Chinese translator with six years of full-time experience. I move each year between the US and China, and this unique position living and working in both cultures allows me to create especially accurate, localized and contemporary translations. The above testimonials (from my oDesk and Elance profiles) prove that I deliver high-quality translations that make an immediate impact on your global ventures, increasing your profits and making you look good -- in English and Chinese! LANGUAGE PAIRS: • English to Simplified Chinese • English to Traditional Chinese • Simplified Chinese to English • Traditional Chinese to English I am a native Simplified Chinese speaker from Shandong province, China, where we speak and write a very standard Mandarin similar to that spoken in Beijing. I have studied and written Traditional Chinese for Taiwan since I was young and am highly competent in this language as well; however, as it is not my native language, I ALWAYS provide an independent review of my work by a native Traditional Chinese colleague. I have studied English since I began school, and I taught the language for many years at a private school in China. I now live half the year in the US and half in China, and I read, write and speak English for a US market. However, as English is not my native language, I ALWAYS provide an independent review of my translations into English by a professional English copyeditor to ensure accuracy and a natural translation. SERVICES: • Document Translation • App, Game and Website Localization • Editing • Proofreading • Transcription • Copywriting (Chinese only) I provide professional translations between Chinese and English. I also offer proofreading and editing services, and I am happy to review and critique previous translations into Simplified Chinese. Every document that I translate or software that I localize will be proofread with meticulous detail to ensure the utmost accuracy and quality, and I will firmly calibrate your text for the particular field, tone and target audience. I also contract with a professional translator colleague to provide an independent review of EVERY text that I translate. This independent proofreading is completely free of charge to you; it's at my expense to ensure that I provide the most accurate and highest-quality translation possible! SPECIALIZATIONS: • Marketing Materials • Websites • Education • Travel and Tourism • Business • App and Game Localizations I have solid experience translating everything from technical user manuals to legal contracts to social dating websites. While I am quite capable of working in a variety of fields, over the years I have specialized in the above. I invite you to check out my portfolio on oDesk or on Elance (http://Ivy_Feng.elance.com/) for several Chinese translation samples. I also have multiple references and additional samples available on request. For more glowing reviews from past satisfied clients, please see my testimonials page further down, or on Elance, where I have even more experience (https://www.elance.com/s/ivy_feng/job-history/?t=1&s=rating&o=desc). GUARANTEE: Working with strangers online is a bit of a leap of faith, and even more so when it involves a foreign language! But it doesn't have to be. If you're not totally happy with my delivered translation, I'll happily make UNLIMITED revisions until you are COMPLETELY satisfied -- no hassles! I look forward to hearing from you!

    Groups: oTranslators

    $30.00 /hr
    184 hours
    4.98
  7. Jessica Cooper

    Jessica Cooper

    Professional vector illustration and design.

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 61

    Looking for a vector pro? Look no further! "Bar-none the best contractor I have worked with on oDesk!" -- Stephen Fortmann, Pure Web Development I'm a professional illustrator/designer and I love my job! I have worked with a wide variety of international clients, creating beautiful designs in Adobe Illustrator. From logos and packaging design to editorial and fashion illustration, my style is contemporary, adaptable and unique. I freelance full time and my business depends on my reputation, so you can be sure that I'll deliver high quality work and meet every single deadline - client satisfaction is my number one priority and I'm very proud of my excellent feedback. Clear communication is vital, so I go out of the way to answer emails promptly and am available throughout the day via skype - I'm generally quite friendly, as long as I've had a cup of tea!

    $75.00 /hr
    200 hours
    4.97
  8. Belinda B.

    Belinda B.

    Expert Resume Writer - Career Consultant/Strategist/LinkedIn Profiles

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

    ★ I create resumes and career marketing documents that Recruiters and Hiring Managers expect in today's competitive job market ~ I go beyond writing expert resumes, I get you that interview and help you land your dream job! If you are looking for an inspiring and talented Professional Resume Writer and Career Strategist, I am the person who will bring passion and polish to your resume in a style that will communicate to others the true value of your career. Whether you just want to refresh your resume, write your career story, or to create an eye-catching LinkedIn Profile that will get you noticed by potential employers - I am the person you are looking for. WHAT I DO: ✔ I plan, manage and organize individualized career campaigns to help my clients land their target job. ✔ I bring 15+ years of experience in Executive Recruiting, Career Development and Corporate HR to develop a proven strategy learned through my inside experience from the hiring desk. ✔ I work one-on-one with my clients to develop the professional documents, skills and strategy required for success. ✔ As an accomplished writer and career professional, I understand the power of words in increasing the marketability of clients working in a wide range of careers. ✔ I believe in empowering others and I will work with you to get you excited about your career again. I teach you to take charge of your career development by encouraging you to “think BIG” – and land the role of your dreams. ✔ The job market can be tough - the stakes are high and competition is fierce. To succeed, accomplished professionals must embrace change, understand their value, and successfully promote and market their competitive advantage. Whether employed or in transition, your career must be in constant motion forward. Whether it is resume writing, job search strategy, interview coaching, or exploring career options, I tailor my services to your specific needs to move you forward in your career! Key Areas of Expertise ►Executive Resumes ►e-Resumes ►Federal Resumes ►LinkedIn Profile Optimization ►Career Transition ►Career Consultation and Coaching ►Branding Strategy ►Online Networking Strategy ►Job Search Strategy ►Executive Coaching The ability to promote yourself and ensure the best possible ROI - return on your investment (YOU) is why I offer you everything from resume planning to career coaching. “Success doesn’t come to you, you go to it.”

    $45.00 /hr
    148 hours
    4.96
  9. Antonio B.

    Antonio B.

    iOS developer

    Poland - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    Highly experienced, self-motivated, result-driven and flexible IT professional specialized in translating business requirements into software solutions, covering the entire software development life cycle (Requirements gathering, Analysis, Design, Testing, Development, Documentation) Tangible experience with: - iOS and Objective C and Swift - node.js, javascript, coffeescript - C/C++ - C#, .NET, ASP.NET - Java, JEE/J2EE, JSP, JSF - Mobile solutions (Windows mobile, Android, iOS) - SMS services - Web site design and development

    Groups: Application Developers Alliance

    $70.00 /hr
    674 hours
    5.00
  10. Dragos M.

    Dragos M.

    PHP Developer, 8+ years of experience: Laravel, CodeIgniter, Wordpress

    Moldova - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    I am the smart working, reliable, punctual and trustworthy person that you want to work with. Honestly. I have worked on different projects on different topics, comprising data aggregation tools, Wordpress framework development, Wordpress theme development, membership website & marketplace, article directory, SEO. I am highly interested in working on SaaS projects, data mining. I am very good at extracting data, also known as web crawling, data extraction, scraping, fetching, automatic data mining, etc. I have built a series of such parsers of different complexity (starting from simple process scripts requiring to extract only a bit of information, and ending with scripts running with many parallel processes, that needed to extract data behind authorization required pages). I have been in different positions, such as framework developer, team lead and CTO. My professional goal is to help companies achieve best results, by choosing the fastest steps that satisfy both development costs and quality. Specialties: Web Development, Marketing,SEO I work/have worked with: PHP, PHP OOP, MVC/HMVC Frameworks, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, MySQL, SQLite, MongoDB, Facebook API, PhantomJS, Linux, Codeigniter, Netbeans, Wordpress, jQuery, Redmine, Sphinx, SphinxQL, GIMP, CasperJS, Gearman, SupervisorD, Laravel Framework, Amember Pro Membership

    $33.33 /hr
    1,095 hours
    5.00