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christian mullin

christian mullin

Dedicated, professional, creative and more!

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 9

Writing has been a major part of my successful, professional career over the years. I have a great understanding of business writing, and how to effectively communicate in a business environment. I put all of my energy into each and every task I take on, and am looking to use that effort here at However, I am not limited to this type of writing. I am very creative, and have recently begun working on a children's book, as well as a fictional novel. I am involved in several discussion boards across the web, and completed the last half of my B.S. degree and my MBA in an accredited online learning environment, which was heavily based on effective and consistent writing to communicate efficiently. Check my portfolio and see a sample of my writing style, the types of projects I am capable of, and what I can offer as a freelance provider. Also, feel free to visit my blog at

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Michele Wilcox

Michele Wilcox

Experienced Executive Assistant

United States - Tests: 7

I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have worked in the non-profit, human resources, entertainment, publication, blogging, and freelance industries. My varied and eclectic experiences have caused me to be an ultimate problem solver (or juggler as the situation warrants). Vineyard Virtual Services has been in business since 2008 servicing small businesses and entrepreneurs all over the nation, and now internationally.

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
2,030 hours

Aileen A.

Aileen A.

Customer Support Specialist, Lead and VA

Philippines - Tests: 11

To assume a position where I can use my out most capability and skills to contribute to the goals of the company I am working for and at the same time gain additional knowledge and experience for self development. Have Technical Support and Customer Service Experiences. Inbound and Sup Calls, Email Response and Chat. Handled Guests Relations as Front Desk Clerk.

100% Job Success
$7.00 /hr
8,831 hours

Michelle Trimpe

Michelle Trimpe

Resume, CV, Cover Letter, and LinkedIn Profile Specialist

United States - Tests: 4

Having obtained a Bachelor of Arts in English from Illinois State University and a Master of Arts in Higher Education from Michigan State University, I have gained significant writing, editing, and proofreading experience throughout the past seven years. In addition to my educational experience, I have worked as a professional writing consultant at Michigan State and have helped clients refine resumes, CVs, cover letters, personal statements, recommendation letters, academic papers, proposals, dissertations, and a variety of other documents and projects. As a top-rated Upwork freelancer, I specialize in writing, editing, and refining documents related to the job search process. My education and Upwork experience, along with training in Human Resources Management from the American Management Society, allow me to provide comprehensive services to assist you in highlighting your experience and improving your candidacy as a job applicant. I would be happy to support you in any capacity related to your professional development and look forward to helping you refine a great project!

97% Job Success
$27.76 /hr
142 hours

Grace Lee Demol

Grace Lee Demol Agency Contractor

Professional Data Entry Expert

Philippines - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

I am a very accurate data entry, fast with a high degree of attention to detail and reliable worker. I have sufficient knowledge in Computer and Internet. With my experience I strongly feel that for any job that is outsourced the most important requirement of any client is proper communication, quality of deliverable and timeliness. My objective is the client satisfaction. My services are the following: Data Entry Expert Citation Specialist Business Listing Efficient Web Researcher Craigslist Poster Backpage Ad Poster VA Admin Support Twitter Wordpress HTML Searching Google Maps Blog Posting E-Commerce Amazon... Write Reviews/Testimonials... Directory and Link Submission...

Associated with: Empire Rocket, Linkdata Technologies Inc.

100% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
14,841 hours

Diego San Miguel

Diego San Miguel Agency Contractor

Senior Chief, Project Manager

Philippines - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 15

Over the last 10 years, I have worked as a chief operations officer and a project manager, leading teams in website development, home development, research analysis, and helicopter operations. I am a team leader, with the experience to not only lead teams, but to add creative insight into projects. In addition to project management, my work history includes: web design, web development, community management, research analysis, news editing, technical writing, game design, customer service, promotions, sales, construction, risk management, technical drawing, emergency response (utility), and commercial fishing. As an individual, I am driven to exceed expectations and provide the best quality support, communication, and work in every task I undertake. I believe in setting a positive example not only in my work, but in my personal life. I enjoy being close with nature, hiking, swimming, and volunteering in the community. I believe the best gift is the one you can give. Thank you for taking the time to read this far, and I look forward to working with you, and helping you achieve your business goals.

Groups: Pro Customer Service

Associated with: The Vision Quest Team Agency

95% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
103 hours

Deanna W.

Deanna W.


United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

Over the last year I have written web content articles, health and safety ebooks, and creative short stories for various clients on oDesk. I enjoy meeting each new challenge with a positive attitude. I am comfortable with high expectations and quick turn around. I am interested in expanding my abilities through articles, short stories, website content, and reviews.

89% Job Success
$9.44 /hr
87 hours

Connie H.

Connie H.

Strategic Marketing and Communications Consultant

United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

Multi-talented professional with 10+ years strategic marketing and communications leadership and international experience across 5 continents. Expertise in web, print, advertising, event planning, email and direct marketing, internal communications and public relations. Exceptional creative collaborator who thrives deadline-driven environments.

100% Job Success
$88.89 /hr
367 hours

Dallas Scott

Dallas Scott

Writing/Editing Professional and Office Expert with Web Design

United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

I am currently completing my bachelor's degree in the Liberal Arts Honors college at the University of Texas at Austin. I have previous work in Business management--specifically with customer service. I am also partnered with a graphic designer to design client-customized websites. I am timely and guarantee that the client is always satisfied. With rapid drafts, I have a quick turnaround to get your website up and running as fast as possible.

$22.22 /hr
0 hours

Oluwatosin A.

CPA/Tax Consultant/Business Consultant/Financial Analyst

United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 2

I pride myself in Top-notch, Multifaceted Business and Tax Consultancy services/solutions, including but not limited to:Accounting,Consulting,Tax preparation,Tax consultancy,Tax planning,Business Planning,Marketing planning and Strategy ,Book-keeping, Financial Analysis,Compilations,Reviews,Audit at the best possible rate to all and sundry..............If I wont do it right,I won't do it at all

96% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
1,081 hours