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  1. Melanie Feltham

    Melanie Feltham

    Expert Internet Marketer and Content Writer MBA, BSc, BA

    Canada - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    "Melanie is good at what she does. She is very direct in her communication, has good ideas and cares about producing good quality work. Thank you Melanie!" "I loved working with Melanie on this project, and wouldn't hesitate to hire her again for a future project. Thanks!" "Melanie did an excellent job! I highly recommend her, and hope to use her services again." You are here because you are looking to improve your web presence. I am here to help you do just that! These testimonials are a small sample of what my clients have to say about working with me for their marketing and content needs. And they prove that I can help you too. Are you getting the most out of your online presence? Do you use the language your customers use when they are searching for you? Is your website under-performing and you are not sure why? Do your customers and clients know why you do business and why they should care? I am an expert in web presence for business. A great online presence starts with great copywriting and content and builds with a consistent marketing campaign across channels that is targeted to the people who really love you. Whether it is website copy, SEO, social media marketing, or paid advertising, I offer full review of your website and marketing campaigns and let you know what you can do to improve sales using your online avenues. We can even start from scratch and build something great! My clients see consistent and often dramatic improvement using my recommendations and techniques and are thrilled with the results. Superior research skills and a background in consumer psychology and business allow me to determine exactly who your target market is and how to reach them. I keep up to date with the latest in marketing news and developments, particularly with respect to digital marketing (social media, SEO, SEM). I have developed and executed marketing plans and marketing materials for companies in industries such as travel/tourism, the arts, finance, wealth management, business services, real estate, luxury goods, and hospitality. These materials included newsletters, press releases, brochures, website copy, blogs, Facebook business pages, articles, Google ads, magazine and newspaper print ads, and general correspondence. I have also run successful Google Adwords campaigns and can create and run a campaign for you that will receive amazing results including designing ad copy that will result in conversions! In plain language that means your ads will receive clicks that result in a new client, customer or lead. Want to tap into the digital world and find out what the internet can do for your business? Invite me to interview!

    $110.00 /hr
    2,646 hours
    4.99
  2. Alan W.

    Alan W.

    Web Design | Web Development | Logo Design

    New Zealand - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    I offer a range of graphic design, web design and web development services for my clients. I work hard to provide clients, like you, with the best quality projects. It doesn’t matter if you hire me for a small graphic design job – or a large ecommerce website – I won’t stop work until you’re 100% happy with what I do for you. I maintain strong communication with clients at all times, I know it’s important for you to be kept “in the loop”. I also adhere to all deadlines set, allowing for a smooth workflow on every project I undertake. Web design & development I work with an array of content management systems, including WordPress. To date, I have designed over fifty different websites – including ecommerce websites, corporate sites, and lead generation websites. If you’re looking for a professional, attractive website design built on an easy-to-use CMS, I can help you. Logo design I’ve designed an array of logos for my clients, including logos for ecommerce websites, startup businesses and more. Before commencing work on your logo design, I will consult carefully with you to ensure the design embodies your specific requirements. Typically I will provide you with multiple concepts, allowing you to choose the best design for your business. If you’re looking for a professional logo design that won’t break the bank, let me take care of it for you! Graphic design I have a strong track record of providing my clients with quality graphic designs – from letterheads and business cards, to website concepts and infographics. I have a close eye for detail, I’ll work hard until everything looks the way it should – creating a graphic that you’ll be proud of. No matter how big or small your design task happens to be, I’m your man! If you’re caught in two minds about hiring me, why not check out my feedback? You’ll see pages of positive comments from lots of satisfied clients I’ve worked with in the past. I’d really like the opportunity to work on your project, so get in touch now and let’s discuss your requirements.

    $40.00 /hr
    450 hours
    4.68
  3. Andrew Hessel

    Andrew Hessel

    wordsmith

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a gifted storyteller, dedicated to helping clients tell theirs. I say this unabashedly and with complete confidence. The proof, of course, is the words. Today, finding the right words is more important than ever, and I strive to under-promise but over-deliver. The name of my company says it all: words-are-my-biz And my philosophy is simple: The right words sell. The wrong words leave sales on the table. WHO AM I? I’m a professional writer living in Portland, Oregon with a lifelong passion for the power of the written word. I’ve written everything from novels to blogs, sales collateral to web content, ad copy to letters, business proposals to sales plans and training manuals. Not to mention a few thousand papers getting my four kids through high school and college. I love what I do. WHAT IS MY BACKGROUND? I bring more than thirty years of sales and marketing business management experience to every project, and by this I’m talking about major corporations to mid-size companies and start-ups, working in fields including software, real estate, law, publishing, advertising and services. I confess to having a particular fondness for high degree-of-difficulty challenges. JUST HOW DO I DO WHAT I DO? By asking questions, listening and considering what I hear, followed by collaborative brainstorming to develop a plan we both embrace with confidence and enthusiasm. As you seek synergy within your organization, I seek it with my clients. It pays huge dividends. The common thread is in finding the way to communicate more effectively, internally and externally, with staff, customers and prospects. The common challenge is in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and unique competitive factors confronting each client. HOW CAN YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? Visit my website, home to my novels, blog and publishing company, Old Dog Publishing.

    $95.00 /hr
    795 hours
    4.99
  4. Christina Wylie

    Christina Wylie

    Freelance Writer

    Australia - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    Award-winning British journalist who writes for internationally renowned publications such as The Times, Time Out, Broadsheet and Wining & Dining. Over seven years' experience writing for both print and online media. I write on topics including food, restaurants, health, fitness, lifestyle, travel, spas and weddings. Worked as an official restaurant reviewer since 2007. Founder and editor-in-chief of food and lifestyle magazine The Great Aussie Bite www.thegreataussiebite.com. I lead a team of 40 writers based all across Australia. I create video content and recipes for an international culinary brand.

    $25.00 /hr
    146 hours
    4.95
  5. Shelly Lu

    Shelly Lu

    English to Traditional Chinese Translator/Copywriter

    Taiwan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    About Shelly Hello everyone! I am a native Mandarin speaker who grew up in Taiwan with Traditional Chinese as the main writing style. Currently, I am a contracted translator for National Geographic (both books and the magazine since 2013) and Stuff Magazine (since 2009), as well as a proud contributor to TED.com. I also have contributed articles featured in Business Weekly (Taiwan) and Hong Kong Economic Times. With a diverse working background in Marketing, Financial Public Relations, Entertainment Industry, and Social Welfare for over 15 years, I am able to cover a broad range of topics in Marketing, Psychology, IT, General Science, Finance, Business Management, etc. I speak Taiwanese (native), Mandarin (native), English (fluent) and Cantonese (fluent).

    Groups: Certified Translation Professionals

    $38.89 /hr
    95 hours
    5.00
  6. Siobhan Gallagher

    Siobhan Gallagher

    American Editor, Proofreader, Author

    France - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 35

    A full-time American freelance editor and creative writer, and one of oDesk's most sought after editors, I am skilled in US, Canadian, Australian, and UK English styles. (Yes, there really are differences.) Highly professional and hard-working, I tackle every project as if it were my own, and am scrupulous in finding flaws. A member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, I have structurally and technically edited, proofed, and indexed numerous books, fiction and nonfiction, for publishers around the world, and worked with authors to shape their work into publishable material, including doctoral theses and scientific/academic books and journal articles. (See my portfolio for links to a selection of these published works.) I use Chicago Manual of Style but can apply AP and other style guides if you so request. I'm currently working on both a historical novel and a travel memoir, and two of my short stories were recognized by Writer's Digest Magazine from among more than 19,000 competitors. Please review the hundreds of 5-star-rated comments on my work product from previous oDesk clients and my topnotch proficiency test scores; see my website at http://www.yourbesteditor.com for further information. Please be advised that, like many full-time skilled editors, I work Monday to Friday, normal business hours and am typically booked four to six weeks out at minimum—available slots go quickly and must generally be reserved well in advance. Six to eight weeks is the normal period between contract and start time. Please don't ask for last minute rush jobs unless you're already an established client. Thank you.

    $33.50 /hr
    3,683 hours
    4.99
  7. Cheryl Knight

    Cheryl Knight

    Editor and Writer

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    With more than 18 years of editing and writing experience, my mission includes generating compelling, error-free content that resonates with readers and clients. My industry projects include articles, reports, manuals, workbooks, Web content, books, proposals, and newsletters, among others. From working as a senior editor with a global consulting and market research company to serving as managing editor for niche-market publications, I strive to help my clients achieve their mission and get their voice and talents out to the public.

    $33.33 /hr
    3,139 hours
    4.99
  8. Robert Macias

    Robert Macias

    Professional Editor Since 1987

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 6

    I’ve been the lead editor at two magazines and three online publications. Since becoming a full-time freelancer in 2009, I’ve acquired significant experience in academic editing, book editing, screenplay editing, and editing corporate content ranging from annual reports to newsletters. I’ll help you avoid embarrassing mistakes while preserving your unique voice. For fixed-fee editing projects, I’ll need to see the document before giving you a firm bid. Standard rates: Academic editing (APA stylebook), book editing, and business editing: 3 cents per word Online article/web content editing: 5 cents per word Screenplay editing (submitted in MS Word format): 1 cent per word Writing: 20 cents per word

    $33.33 /hr
    36 hours
    5.00
  9. Stephen Bailey

    Stephen Bailey

    Award winning travel writer, editor, and travel videographer.

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    For over five years I've specialised in travel writing and marketing for the travel industry. I've won Malta Travel Writer of the year twice, have a weekly newspaper travel column, edit travel sections for Allied Newspapers, and create all the content for www.randomvacay.com, a US travel website with +70k facebook likes. I produce etravel guides, brochures for national tourism boards, and content for luxury travel agents (in particular see http://www.zicasso.com/ Creative, funny, practical, quirky; I can delve into a variety of styles dependent on the project, but I understand that the best writing effectively engages the audience, and subtly delivers the underpinning message of the client. I produce work with both UK and US English. I also have extensive experience in wordpress and HTML, and understand the importance of SEO to all online work. Throughout my work I subtly soft sell the destination or travel product. Rather than bombard the reader with superlatives and cliches, I allow the reader to build their own impressions and convince themselves that a product or destination is amazing. I take huge pride in my work and ability to achieve this. I run a video production business (www.thefatdogs.com) that specialises in marketing for the travel industry. I've created promotional videos for national tourism boards and large international clients like the South Africa Youth Travel Confederation, Travlaw, and the LAL group. A variety of examples: Travel Marketing Copy: http://www.zicasso.com/african-safari/tanzania-safaris (see both landing page content and individual itineraries) http://www.zicasso.com/african-safari/namibia-safaris http://issuu.com/backpackerguide/docs/saytc_expo_brochure_2013 First Person Articles http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20120610/travel/Animal-kingdom-refugee.423865 http://www.timesofmalta.com/articles/view/20140608/travel/Where-the-caravan-camels-roam.522661 http://bizarreculture.com/tea-heroin-tribal-chief-al-qaeda-territory/ http://travelblogfest.com/blog/country/middle-east/iran/surprises-limbo-true-story-entering-iran-illegally/ http://www.offbeattravel.com/lesotho-africa-culture-accommodations.html Blogs All written and video content on http://randomvacay.com/ http://www.aventurasafaris.com/news http://reelcameras.com/blog/ Editorial Work http://www.timesofmalta.com/sections/view/travel Travel Guides and Guide Based Articles Various etravel country guides: see - https://www.upwork.com/d/contracts/14681359 Over 50 travel guides for www.buggl.com: e.g http://www.buggl.com/where-anthony-bourdain-went-in-brooklyn-187/overview http://travel.thetrainline-europe.com/train-from-amsterdam-to-berlin/ I look forward to hearing from you.

    $25.00 /hr
    190 hours
    4.99
  10. Ivy Feng

    Ivy Feng

    Certified English - Chinese Translation Expert

    China - 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
    4.97