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  1. Alan McStravick

    Alan McStravick

    Science, Politics and Technology, Oh My!

    United States - Last active: 09/02/2014 - Tests: 1

    Established freelance writer/editor/proofreader seeking opportunities with multiple outlets. Currently focused on health, science, space, IT and technology writing but have previous experience in technical (for a major US airline) and Op-Ed writing. Very skilled at rapid research and content creation. Hourly rates are extremely competitive and a high-quality product is assured. Currently seeking 1-2 more outlets requiring a writer or editor/proofreader.

    $32.78 /hr
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  2. Tavis Hampton

    Tavis Hampton

    IT, Hosting, Server and Linux Professional

    United States - Last active: 10/27/2014

    I specialize in Linux system administration on both the desktop and server. My primary area is in an educational capacity as both an instructor and writer, although I also perform some web design, server management and information consulting. I have several years of experience writing about web hosting, server management and a variety of other technology areas, including consumer technology. I am well versed in HTML and CSS, and I know some basic Javascript and PHP. As a writer, I have been published by highly visible websites and have also been published in print.

    $30.00 /hr
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  3. Kaeli Yarwood

    Kaeli Yarwood

    I'm a creative creature with content for you.

    Canada - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    As a 250-hour Hatha Yoga certified instructor, a Fitness Leader, and Whole Foods Pro-activist, my written works tend to focus on health, wealth and happiness. I am a graduate of the Law Clerk/Legal Assistant program at Niagara College, and I am a freelance writer and visual artist (video, photography and pen/ink drawings). These areas of focus inspire a unique perspective in regards to my thought process and writing innovation. I am a personal blogger (www.intergalacticgirl.com) and create articles and content for various companies in the Greater Toronto Area (Zesh Marketing, Chocolate Tales and Burton Sub-Contractors). I also have a passion for performance and speech writing. I have previously been involved with Toast Masters and various other performance/speech/improvisation gatherings. My clients are impressed with my organization skills, creativity and punctuality. Please do not hesitate to contact me if you have any further questions about my creative writing skills.

    $35.00 /hr
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  4. Jane Price

    Jane Price

    Copywriter and Administrative/Customer Service Guru

    United States - Last active: 06/16/2014 - Tests: 2

    Do you have a lot of good things to say about your business, but need to make good sound great? I consider myself a wordsmith wonder and can help you achieve this goal. Even if you don't know where start, I can help you craft highly effective, targeted, and compelling copy for your website. My extensive recruiting experience has also allowed me to hone my time-management and organizational skills. With a keen eye for detail, a sense of urgency for responsiveness to clients, a customer service orientation, and a great imagination, I can also manage administrative and customer service projects with ease. I graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a degree in English and was a campus recruiter and career advisor in a former life.

    $27.78 /hr
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  5. Margo Lane

    Margo Lane

    Mobile Secretary/Contracts/Negotiations/Property Mgmt/Restaurant Mgmt

    Canada - Last active: 10/30/2013 - Tests: 12

    I have been a domestic engineer since 2003 while holding multiple positions, including property manager, personal shopper, mobile secretary, mobile personal assistant, etc…, and enjoying myself as a volunteer enthusiast at the same time. I am currently waiting to upgrade Math and Chemistry courses, which will allow me to enroll in the 3 year Respiratory Therapist program at SAIT.

    $27.78 /hr
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  6. Ryan Heppe

    Ryan Heppe

    Hollywood Writer | Editor | Producer | Voiceover Artist and more.

    United States - Last active: 08/25/2014 - Tests: 2

    A veteran of the entertainment business since 2002, who has worked professionally as a writer, voiceover talent, producer, editor and more. Currently producing two features at Dimension Films (including a remake of SHORT CIRCUIT), voicing national commercials and animated series here in Los Angeles, running a business that professionally edits home videos, and more. Looking to generate some extra income in any of the following fields. But am open to anything: - Writing (in any capacity) - Video Editing (utilizing Final Cut Pro X, Motion, etc.) - Voiceover Work (I have a professional studio) - Audiobook Narration - Data Entry - Telecommunting Between projects, its good to keep busy. I'm a creative guy, and while I wait for my current project to come to fruition, I'd be happy to help you with yours.

    $111.11 /hr
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  7. Christer King Edeborg

    Christer King Edeborg

    Qualified marketing and communications professional

    Australia - Last active: 09/29/2014 - Tests: 2

    Experienced communications professional with a bachelors degree in media and communications science focusing on creating engaging content for web, direct marketing and fundraising. Please visit my LinkedIn profile for a detailed resume.

    $56.00 /hr
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  8. Aidan Kinney

    Aidan Kinney

    Customer Service Manager/Project Manager

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1

    I have several years of customer service experience (including online, over the phone and in person) and, for the last 2 years, have been using Infusionsoft, Zendesk, Tender App, Customer Hub, Digital Access Pass, Authorize.net, 1ShoppingCart, and PB Works to offer users refunds; apply and cancel subscriptions; apply, cancel and resend individual emails as part of an email series or newsletter; troubleshoot technical issues; resend passwords; collect feedback; and plan new tools and apps. I also have a wealth of experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and, my new favorite, Google drive to build weekly and monthly fiscal reports, record affiliate payments and head and manage projects with a team. I have a friendly, professional demeanor and am a confident multitasker, allowing me to take on several responsibilities at once. I'm a quick learner and enthusiastic. I look forward to working with you as a customer service rep as well as your go-to guy for any additional projects you need assistance with.

    $16.67 /hr
    3,258 hours
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  9. Roberta Capizzi

    Roberta Capizzi

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8

    I'm a self-published author of 4 contemporary romance novels, as well as a book blogger and professional reader for NetGalley. I attended an online copywriting course organized by Writer's Digest in 2014 and used the acquired knowledge to create special ads and banners for my own books. I'm looking forward to testing my copywriting skills on new exciting projects. I speak 4 languages and I'm available for translation services, as well as ghostwriting, copywriting, blog writing or simple transcription services. I'm good at using WordPress and Blogger, as well as most of the social media services. I also have a profile on LinkedIn.

    $13.00 /hr
    31 hours
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  10. Isabella Cox

    Isabella Cox

    Skilled Virtual Assistant with internet savvy

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I am an organized, focused, professional and flexible virtual assistant looking for a part-time position. I have many years as an administrative assistant under my belt. I have vast experience with typing, data entry, email, internet research, reservations and appointments, and creative writing. I have also worked with payroll, social media marketing, market research. I am proficient with Microsoft Office and am an incredibly quick learner quick learner when it comes to software and internet programs. I type 60 wpm.

    $13.00 /hr
    84 hours
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