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Jackie V.

Jackie V.

Writer, Editor & Communications Strategist

United States - Tests: 5

I am a dynamic, results-driven and highly efficient writer & communications strategist with extensive experience within a range of working environments. I have been recognized for my high level of integrity and positive, professional, hard working can-do attitude. I thrive in a high pressure environment and am able to prioritize multiple tasks and work resourcefully / effectively under stress and time constraints. M.S. - Public Communications B.A. - Public Communications & Spanish Essay Ares of Expertise: History (U.S. & European), Government, English Lit, Religion, & Communications (all areas from theory to journalism) Other Specialties: • Innovative and Proactive Messaging • Strategic Communications for Internal and External Audiences • Stakeholder Outreach (non-profit, grants, relationship building) • Public / Media Relations • MLA Style Guide

89% Job Success
$28.00 /hr
0 hours

DD Lerner

DD Lerner

Wordsmith, Customer Support Specialist

United States - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 9

Your vision is my inspiration. My goal is to produce what your mind imagines - words that match your vision, purpose, feeling and product. If you can describe it, I can write it. Simple and direct, on time and on budget, when we collaborate, we motivate, call to action, impress, educate, and generate the excitement and momentum needed to engender success. If your project needs to be written, polished, refreshed or edited, I am your "go to" because my attitude is "can do." In collaboration with remote and local business owners, I have produced and delivered sales pitches and marketing presentations; website, blog and advertising copy; articles; speeches; workshop, teaching and operations manuals; resumes, business letters, and even a love letter or two. I am passionate about providing 100% customer satisfaction. Thank you in advance for your consideration and for your confidence.

$20.00 /hr
49 hours

Lydia L.

Lydia L.

Efficient Administrative Support Consultant

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 16

Lydia Y. Lewis is a veteran, entrepreneur and virtual administrative support consultant, specializing in all administrative tasks including but not limited to document creation, SEO, and social media management. She acquired her Associates of Arts in Business Administration as well as a Medical Assisting and Personal Fitness Trainer Certification. After her eight years of study and United States Navy service, Lydia decided to commence her climb up the corporate ladder. Lydia Y. Lewis began her climb at LA Fitness Sport Clubs where she began as a membership sales associate, ending her career with a title of Assistant General Manager of personal training. She has worked for other reputable companies such as FedEx, Target, and Apple. Her four years of service in the United States Navy was her most important accomplishment in life. When Lydia is not working, she enjoys mentoring teen girls and abused women. She is also a die-hard Patriots fan, loves animals, cooking and learning new things. She is currently working on a fictional novel as well as building her administrative consulting business.

71% Job Success
$11.00 /hr
221 hours

Irish ruby P.

Irish ruby P.

Snippet Writer

Philippines - 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

Mercy Methu

Mercy Methu

excel writers

Kenya - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

I am an article writer who has been writing short articles and academic research papers for two years. I have also been doing data entry for one year and transcription of audio and videos. Quality work is what guides me when i have to work for my clients, ensuring that i give them the best quality work they require and on timely delivery.

60% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
20 hours

Md Sariful Islam

Md Sariful Islam

Google PENGUIN 2.0 &PANDA Solution:Great SEO success In PANDA& PENGUIN

Bangladesh - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

||Guaranteed Rankings|| Getting 100% success even after Google PANDA & PENGUIN 2.0 algorithm update. Helps in boosting the rank of sites from the very first week of assignment. I do have unbelievable skill in keyword analysis, competitor analysis & preparing and implementing SEO strategy through high quality link building, social media promotion (SMO) & search engine marketing (SEM). SEO is my life.Give the best to me & expect the best quality & results too. I prefer long-term contract & good relationship and hence provides service accordingly. During last 3 years I've got the opportunity to work with top class internet marketers & learn a lot from them. Now it's time that am implementing the SEO strategy & achieving results very soon in Google for almost all of my clients. Even I had also involved in so big projects that which can't be disclosed publicly. I got the opportunity due to my habit of learning & reading update SEO techniques.

100% Job Success
$3.33 /hr
1,745 hours

Carol Laoang

Carol Laoang

English Teacher

Philippines - Tests: 3

I am an English tutor of second language learners like Koreans, Japanese, Chinese, and Vietnamese. I have been teaching English for six years now. I specialize in IELTS(International English Language Testing System), and TOEFL(Test Of English As A Foreign Language). I took the Official IELTS TEst with 7.5 overall band score and TOEFL with 92 as an official band score. I was also the IELTS Course leader and my responsibilities include curriculum development and prepare students for their official test through intensive mock tests and sharing of tips and strategies. I am very passionate and hardworking individual who makes sure that every work is efficiently and completely done.

63% Job Success
$6.67 /hr
68 hours

Mohammed Rashid Rashid

Mohammed Rashid Rashid

Experienced Writer and Virtual Assitant

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

I am a Zoology graduate. I have been a freelancer for sometime now. I love every single moment of it as it helps me to express myself. I am highly skilled in operating an alphabetical and numerical keypunch machine, verifying data and performing clerical tasks in the data processing function. I also have a demonstrated ability to examine, revise, approve and dispatch input and output materials in accordance with established specifications. I also have a deep passion for research and guarantee that all of my writing is 100% original. I can turn a phrase in a way that represents your brand and appeals to your target audience. Whether you need a formal, serious tone or a more playful one, I can make the transition with ease. I have a deep passion for research and guarantee that all of my writing is 100% original. I can turn a phrase in a way that represents your brand and appeals to your target audience. Whether you need a formal, serious tone or a more playful one, I can make the transition with ease. 1. Blogging 2. Copy writing 3. Content for Webs/blogs 4. Technical writing 5. Article Writing

$5.56 /hr
50 hours

Shoaib Muhammad Farooq

Shoaib Muhammad Farooq

Writer / Editor / Pharmacist / Marketing Consultant / English Teacher

Pakistan - Tests: 6

I am a qualified pharmacist and with my majors in Marketing for MBA, I am particularly interested in utilizing my skills, knowledge and creativity for your need of writing and research solutions. My experience of pharmaceutical sales & marketing and currently in teaching English Language and Business Studies at multiple levels has helped me to hone my writing skills. A wide assortment of technical exposure in healthcare, business and education industry gives me an edge to better understand the best of both worlds; and therefore I can help you with creatively written articles, blogs, business content and research based projects. Skillfully handling a variety of niches is another USP that I possess. I have an endearing passion of playing with words and my love for English Language makes me an avid reader and writer. Producing high quality articles to capture the interest of reader derives me a high magnitude of gratification, and thus gives me a reason to present to you my services.

$8.89 /hr
227 hours

Roxanne Brown

Roxanne Brown

Personal Assistant and Administrative Assistant

Jamaica - Tests: 1

I am a 24 year old Jamaican female who is a graduate of the University of the West Indies where I pursued Psychology and received honors. I am a gregarious, loyal, honest, determined and self motivated individual who strives to do any task given in the most efficient and timely manner possible. I have worked in the capacity of a research assistant/personal assistant where i collected and analyzed research material which were later used in studies and did receptionist duties. Also I have a wealth of experience as an administrative assistant in which i managed daily tasks and files, vetted reports, maintained a database of all incoming correspondences, created several monthly reports for the Chief Executive Officer's perusal and liaised with customers to name a few duties.

$11.50 /hr
14 hours