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Joseph Gaskill

Joseph Gaskill

Ghostwriter and proofreader

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

I'm pleased to offer my ghostwriting services to anyone. I have 7 years experience writing creative fiction. I also offer CV/ resume translations from Portuguese to English or from French to English.

$12.00 /hr
2 hours

Phillip Schein

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United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 12

I write, I ghost, I edit. I create original content matching your specifications in your "voice". I can either deliver assignments based on academic research or produce original fiction. My background is diverse: from biology and information technology to changes in current US tax code. Words for me are both message AND medium. While a single, on-demand job is good, long-term collaborative relationships are better! My rates are ALWAYS competitive. Please request samples of current content.

Associated with: The Clearing House

$33.33 /hr
1,054 hours

Kandis Knight

Kandis Knight

Publicist, Social Media Expert, Published Journalist, Business Analyst

United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

Greetings, my name is Kandis Knight ( ), it will be a pleasure to assist with your business needs. In today's competitive market, an experienced social media strategist is what you need, one who is also a master publicist and clearly understands the delicate balance of proper "word choice" and brand reputation. Over the last 15 years, I have developed a wide range of internet marketing techniques based on my experience in journalism, entertainment, guerilla marketing, public relations and social media. My specially designed techniques are used in many layers to help publicize my clients, both small businesses and large corporations. I have worked hard to maintain a Klout score of 60 and an International email database of over 800,000 featuring direct contact to some of the best leaders in business, community, entertainment, sports and real estate. In, addition, I have a social media following of over 20K (Twitter 10,000, Facebook 7,000, LinkedIn 1,000, Myspace 6,000, Instagram 7,000). My core competency lies in helping companies develop their internet profiles and "personas", and teaching companies how to harness the power of the internet. I also serve as a resource to my networks, providing my social media channels with information about my clients and information that can help them in their daily lives. My techniques always positively affect "bottom-lines" due to the aggressive tactics I have learned from years of experience and the extent of the creativity I use to employ my campaigns. I operate a full service social media command center in my home, complete with all necessary office tools and resources to best benefit your campaign, including high speed internet, and Apple products and all necessary printing and monitoring devices. I also have experience in the following areas: Blogging WordPress TypePad Twitter (and many Twitter Management Applications) Live Writer Podcasting Audacity FeedBlitz Bloglines LinkedIn Facebook MySpace Flickr Twitter Ning Pinterest HTML / HTML editors YouTube Digg StumbleUpon Technorati reddit Google and related tools (Analytics, etc.) Camtasia/Screenflow/Keynote/Powerpoint PitchEngine Sprout Social Twellow Microsoft mastery in all packages (Office, PowerPoint, Excel, Access)

$12.22 /hr
0 hours

Allyson Jones

Allyson Jones

Writer, Editor & Destination Marketing Expert

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

Summary Professional writer, editor and destination marketing expert with more than two decades of experience shamelessly and creatively promoting the people, places, organizations, events, activities and history of the South Carolina Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia, in print, online and in person. An avid traveler with an eye for detail specializing in the crafting and editing of clear, concise and compelling copy that sells. Writing Extensive background in the creation of marketing and promotional collateral, web copy, press releases, blog posts and social media updates, event calendars, online content and feature articles for visitor guides, private communities, non-profit organizations, public relations firms, real estate agents, lifestyle magazines, advertiser-driven publications and newspapers. Editing & Proofreading Skilled proofreader with demonstrated proficiency using The Chicago Manual of Style, The Associated Press Stylebook and house style guides. Competent in copyediting, content editing, line editing and proofreading of advertising copy, online content, feature articles, marketing collateral, screenplays and classified ads. Editorial calendar creation for assorted publications, websites and social media channels. Computer & Internet Skills Extensive experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Quick Books and Constant Contact. Blog writing and content creation using Joomla and WordPress, creation and management of various social media channels utilizing SEO keywords, shooting and manipulating images/video to post online. Data entry and database management experience. Education & Professional Development 2015 & 2014 SC Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel 2015 & 2014 Marketing College, Southeast Tourism Society, Dahlonega, GA 1990 B.A. English - Villanova University Experience Oct 2013-Present Director, Administration/Online Content Lowcountry & Resort Islands Tourism Commission Yemassee, SC - Overseeing online content creation and maintenance of and various social media channels; production and proofreading of advertising and marketing collateral, including the Lowcountry Guidebook, writing press releases and promotion of special events. Assisting visitors with vacation planning and purchases at Frampton Plantation in Point South. - Banking, accounts receivable/payable, insurance benefits administration, mailings, creation of monthly reports and providing general support to the Executive Director at this non-profit organization charged with promoting the four-county Lowcountry region. June 2012-Present Contributing Writer, Taste of Hilton Head magazine Hilton Head Island, SC - Feature articles on local restaurants, nightlife and events. Jan 2012-Oct 2013 Freelance Writer/Editor/Marketer - Public Relations Specialist, Denarius Group - Real Estate Marketing Assistant, Steve Plowden, Dunes Marketing Group - Metadata Entry, BiblioLabs, LLC - Content Editor, Sky Publishers/ - Screenplay Editorial Review Board, The Development, Ltd. - Copywriter, Colleton River Plantation Club - Volunteer Event Committee, LoCo Motion/Carolina Cups Nov 1997-Jan 2012 Editor, Island Communications Hilton Head Island, SC - Writing, proofreading, editing and fact checking all copy appearing in Island Events magazine and the Official Guide to Hilton Head Island; advertiser-driven visitor guides with a combined annual circulation of more than 1.5 million copies. Contributing editor to Savannah Scene magazine. Updating and posting event calendars and local information using WordPress on several city websites, including,,,,, and utilizing SEO keywords and tags. - Creation of company newsletters, radio advertisements, new hire press releases, rate cards and other promotional collateral. - Editor of the former Hilton Head-Bluffton Shopper newspaper; assistant editor and contributing writer for Lowcountry Lifestyles magazine. - Rack card distribution contracts and inquiries for all Lowcountry Information Center locations; maintenance of magazine subscription databases and various other administrative duties. March 2005-March 2006 Freelance Writer, Savannah Morning News Savannah, GA - Previewed arts and cultural events for the weekly Diversions section. March 1992-Nov 1997 Lodging Administrative Assistant, The Sea Pines Resort Hilton Head Island, SC - Worked with local, national and international travel agents to book more than $400,000 in wholesale golf reservations each year. - Booked individual lodging reservations with a variety of golf, tennis and honeymoon packages. - Front of house department scheduling, lodging bank deposits and auditing of housekeeping invoices. Assisting the front desk, property management and PBX, as needed.

$50.00 /hr
0 hours

Meagan Dill

Meagan Dill

Language and writing specialist

South Africa - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 31

-- Ranked among the top 5% of creative writers on Elance. -- Highly educated in the fields of English, journalism, and psychology. -- 5+ years of experience in the field of professional writing and editing. “Great writer. Professional, responsive, and independent. Highly recommended!” — derekwragge1 “An incredibly versatile writer with a great attitude! She was originally hired for a short job, but has become one of our business' mainstays!” — erubenstein “I'd like to highly recommend Meagan as a freelance writer: she's professional, capable and highly equipped to adapt her writing style in a versatile fashion.” — ConcreteCopywriting

75% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
4 hours

Andria Goldin

Andria Goldin

Content Writer

United States - Portfolio: 6

I write all day long. I will get your message out clearly, concisely and on time. I am good at reading people and stepping into their style. All content is thoroughly researched and developed. In other words, I can get myself around most any human topic. And I have been doing this for years. Niche expertise is Meeting Marketing and Hotel Relations, script writing, character development and ghosting. My career experience ranges from ghost writing, fiction, history and social environment issues. I excel at corporate event marketing to hospitality and tourism to RFPs and have years of white paper, case studies and business writing experience. My USP: I also write Eulogies! I would love to learn what I can do for you.

$30.00 /hr
4 hours

Jan D.

Jan D.

Project Manager/Expert Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

Over the last 6 years, I've written hundreds of web content and print articles for various clients. From there, I started to develop my own set of affiliate marketing websites using the Wordpress platform. I quickly moved on to accepting jobs creating and managing Wordpress sites, including domain and hosting registration as well as other technical concerns. And not only that, I'm also an all around virtual assistant for most of my clients working as a project manager, researcher, graphics person, customer support representative, content writer, etc. I have also managed several people in the past to deliver end results for the businesses we are a part of. My core competency lies in the fact that I am a fast learner, a versatile virtual assistant, and a competent project manager. Timeliness is of big importance to me. I have experience in the following areas: content writing, Wordpress sites, email marketing (Aweber and Constant Contact), project management (Basecamp), affiliate marketing (Clickbank, Commission Junction, etc.), online retail (Amazon FBA), Google Analytics, etc. My aim is to help you grow your business by being someone you can depend on to do tasks while you focus on the more important part of your business.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
6,270 hours

Renson K.

Renson K.

Technical Writer and SEO expert

Kenya - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

SEO is the blood and life of your online activity. Be it online marketing, reputation management, social media publicity, website audit, and analysis of online performance, I am the person you seek. With over five years of experience, I guarantee to deliver real Returns On Investment. In addition to skill, I bring onboard handwork. As you might know handwork always beats talent and skill when they don't work hard. Get in touch and allow me to show you what I can do...You will be Amazed!

67% Job Success
$7.00 /hr
713 hours

Amy Latta

Amy Latta

transcriptionist, clerical, Health Administration, Editor, writer edit

United States - Tests: 3

I am looking to find work in which I can do at home to earn money and gain experience with. I am very hard working and thrive to be the best. I am a quick learner and an asset to any company. I have experience in technical writing, web site content, and editing. Journalism is my all time favorite. I have experience with running an office, and telecommunications. I have an Associate of Arts Degree from the University of Phoenix which I obtained in 2011. I majored in Medical Administration. I took specialty classes in Medical Billing and Transcription. I have worked as a Substitute Teacher for the Blount County Board of Education since August of 2009 which I work with grades K-12 and special needs children ages 3- 20. I have volunteered for Hospice services and Home Care services at Cullman Regional Medical Center in Cullman Alabama where I do clerical work. In 2009-2011 I headed up an organization for special needs athletes called The Blount County Miracle League. I was President and creator of the organization. I have experience transcribing and reviewing audio files with many companies online. If there is one thing I can not stand is reading online and finding flaws in the transcriptioning.

$8.89 /hr
59 hours