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  1. Anil Pande

    Anil Pande

    Time tempered senior business professional.

    India - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 11

    A seasoned corporate C.E.O. with 29 years diverse and varied industry interface. An astute hands- on knowledge domain veteran, besides a time tested solution provider of complex textual, intellectual, and technical subjects and issues.

    $17.00 /hr
    29 hours
    5.00
  2. Blake Powell

    Blake Powell

    Blogger and Content Writer

    Canada - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a writer and editor with a degree in English from Simon Fraser University. For my degree I learned valuable writing, research and editing skills, and am open to writing web content, blogging, articles, newsletters, and other forms of content writing. I believe my writing skills are invaluable to anyone looking to improve their blog, website, or the way they are represented through the written word. I believe that working with the client one on one is the only way to get the job done right and do not believe in completing any task without my full attention to detail. I have experience with Wordpress as I host two websites using this software. The content you use to market yourself should be quality content—quality content breeds quality readers which builds your business revenue. So invest in quality today and send me an email! I promise to give you the best content I can; after all, building professionalism through the written word is my specialty. You can check out my portfolio at http://blake-powell.com.

    $38.89 /hr
    66 hours
    5.00
  3. David A.

    David A.

    Because Quality must not be Expensive

    Spain - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native of Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed, with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for yourself. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for a buyer because it show his public image. Quality is a must, and customers take cares so. Something showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, I can get to any shoe, as you require. Translation: I specialize in ENG - ESP pair, where I offer translation services for all kinds of text and content: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. My qualification in business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieved more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactic or compressive text, as a sample for a manual or a textbook, I also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If the text to be written or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented too. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on customer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how doing it better. The same happens in real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery, but without losing any quality in the process. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must I use to get it. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done

    $22.00 /hr
    337 hours
    4.95
  4. Mufassal Ameer

    Mufassal Ameer

    Fluent in work and having more than 3+ years experiance in data entry

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    My main objective on Odesk is to deliver 100% high quality work in fast turnaround. I am determined to get my job done well and on time. Very Hardworking, Experienced well-educated, Executive Assistant and Office Manager with broad professional background. Familiarity with today's most popular word processing and related software, you can be assured of a quality product, delivered on time and at a fair price.

    $3.33 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Tassia R.

    Tassia R.

    Social Media Marketing/Virtual Assistant/ Reviewer/Proofreading

    Jamaica - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10

    I am a quick learner who is open to new experiences. I have the dedication and capacity to work independently under minimal supervision, while providing consistent and accurate work. I have developed many skills by working with a number of organizations, and with this experience i have a highly competent level of administration skills and strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in teams. It is my earnest desire to work for you, where i know i can make a meaningful contribution. I am willing to work in any capacity deemed fit. I possess a Bachelor's Degree in Banking and Finance, and this have enabled me to garner a wide range of valuable knowledge and attributes of which i am sure would make me an asset to you. I have knowledge in microsoft word, excel, access and publisher as well.

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.99
  6. Momin H.

    Momin H.

    VA & PA,Writer,Web Research,Data Entry,24/7 & Available Now

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 8

    Approaching 20 years of formal VA,PA,IT- Specialist experience, I have scripted academic research reports and reviews,SEO,Keywords SEO, Administrative Support,Virtual Assistant, Personal Assistant,research, and I blog regularly on the topics of health, fitness, and performance My best work. Operationally minded, I am very effective on projects involving training manuals or other sophisticated documents such as research reports, Data entry, Data Analysis,Marketing,academic articles, essays, and dissertations. However, I enjoy staying versatile and adapting to the needs of a variety of projects. If you are working on a thesis in the Administrative Support or IT, I am particularly adept at list research,Data entry, editing copy, and giving strategic advice on your project. However, I will not participate in any unethical "All Admin" practices. In all, I am known for my expediency, resourcefulness, and trustworthiness.

    $8.89 /hr
    3 hours
    3.95
  7. Deanna W.

    Deanna W.

    Writer

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - 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.

    $9.44 /hr
    87 hours
    4.95
  8. Brittany Carter

    Brittany Carter

    Personal Assistant, Organizing and Planning

    United States - Last active: 08/23/2013 - Tests: 2

    To deliver results on all my assignments (small or large) that will surpass your expectations by employing my 7 years of experience of strong administrative, organizational, multitasking and personal assistant skills, my professional hands-on experience, as well as my ability to learn and adapt quickly. I will provide you with an exceptionally reliable, professional worker, able to perform with minimal supervision, quickly and efficiently. Many of my services set me apart from other virtual and personal assistants. These skills include my eye for detail, my positive and personable nature, and my ability to perform to your highest standards. I succeed and perform my best in a demanding, fast-paced environment and am highly self-motivated and have a strong drive to achieve personal and corporate objectives. Kevin Fell of KevinsOffroad.com says "I've contracted with Brittany multiple times over the last 3 years, and she has done an amazing job with everything I give her, and also did a fantastic job helping me organize my office as well. As a small business owner, unable to hire a full-time person for one job, it's great to have Brittany available to help me with special projects that she's MUCH better at than I would be." My valuable skills include, but are not limited to: - Competent, problem solver, adapts well to any environment, flexible about working overtime. - Exceptional written and interpersonal communication, customer service, organizational, and multi-tasking skills. - Highly motivated, detail oriented, and eager to accept new challenges. - Excellent planning skills with attention to detail. - Strong commitment to team performance and excellence with the ability to contribute and follow directives when appropriate. - Highly effective leadership, communication, and motivational skills. - Proficient at developing and maintaining administrative processes to improve accuracy and efficiency. - Able to identify goals, prioritize and resolve issues. - Effective at meeting deadlines and working under pressure.

    $18.52 /hr
    101 hours
    0.00
  9. Irish ruby P.

    Irish ruby P.

    Snippet Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I am a work oriented and team player. My four years of experience came from being an office staff at different local companies. My tasks commonly circulates on data entry, bookkeeping and accounting. I am experienced in various microsft office applications and in browsing the internet. I was a working student and yet I remained at the top of the class. I am also a good public speaker and academic writer. I am currently seeking a career that is home based and where I could apply my skills, learn and at the same time earn.

    $4.11 /hr
    2,108 hours
    5.00
  10. Freddie Van Der Ploeg

    Freddie Van Der Ploeg

    Bachelor in Commerce

    Czech Republic - Last active: 19 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    My place of stay is in Prague, Czech Republic, and I can be contacted for part- and/or full-time home based opportunities. I have: - experience in customer service because I dealt directly with customers face-to-face, by email and by phone; - been selling contracts in mobile telephony, internet and rental space. During this period I had extensive training on the job; - standardized applicable values as long-term relationship and increasing customer value; - proven myself to be a quick learner (see my reference of Accenture) and I enjoy developing myself; - eye for detail and I know how to visualize your business; - no issue with adapting to set up structures which I try to make my own and improve to gain better results; - strong communication skills and experience to work with cultural differences. I studied Small Business & Retail Management and in this area I gained a lot of knowledge in the past years. It also made me the person who thinks about your business by showing keen interest. During my recent projects on oDesk I improved my Office (Microsoft/Google) skills significantly. Other software I work(ed) with but not limited to are: - Wordpress, - GetResponse, - AutoRespond, - Mailchimp, - SurveyMonkey, - Gimp, - Audacity, - Google products I also cooperate with other freelancers. In the case you would like me to control your project feel free to contact me as well. I will hire the designated freelancers myself and for you there will be just one contact. I operate under the name Non-stop Strategy. Freelancers I work with and recommend: - Kristina Simkova - experienced data analyst and web researcher https://www.upwork.com/users/~0142ad7f4d6c105c30 - Martin Galis - web designer and customer service specialist https://www.upwork.com/users/_~01d1f493a3e3598a46 Feel free to contact me in case you have something to share or want to offer. Thank you for taking the time to read my profile and I am looking forward to start doing business with you. Best Regards, Freddie

    $30.00 /hr
    4,623 hours
    5.00