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Andre Douglas

Andre Douglas

A writer with a creative edge

Jamaica - Portfolio: 8

I am a hard working individual with years of experience covering the areas of customer service, sales and marketing, first stage collections and even interior decorating. My skill sets include, but are not limited to, excellent reading, writing and numeracy skills, basic graphic design and desktop publishing, internet use, basic web page design and programming (C++), very proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Additionally, I am very analytical, pays attention to the slightest detail and finds it important to meet deadlines.

$11.00 /hr
0 hours

Kristin Schott

Kristin Schott

Prompt and Polished

United States

I provide prompt and polished SEO driven content and editing on a variety of different subjects. I have a strong marketing background and am YouTube Certified in Audience Growth. I also graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. in English with a writing concentration, where I took business writing and creative writing classes. Feel free to contact me if you would like samples of my work .

$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Jobby Benoza

Jobby Benoza

Online Freelancer

Philippines - Tests: 4

I aim to build a successful and thriving career here at by providing excellent and quality service to discerning clients. I am a goal-oriented person, handles deadlines and pressure with grace, and I also have a good command of the English language. I am a gamer by heart, a teacher by trade and a professional person all-around. I am into sports, movies and loves reading.

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
2,983 hours

Regina S.

Regina S.

Writing your concepts into reality.

United States - Portfolio: 6

I have twelve years in the education industry. I have worked as an English and history teacher bringing concepts to life and writing curriculum on a variety of topics. I have also written several blogs ranging in topic from cooking to dating to how to un-shrink linen. I am comfortable and capable of writing for both adults and children in a variety of styles. I offer versatility of services and expert level English and grammar skills, so your concepts are always clearly and creatively articulated. Give me the seeds of your ideas, and I will make them bloom!

$49.00 /hr
0 hours

Stacey Garratt

Stacey Garratt

Writer. Hustler. Full-time friend.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

My writing appears in such publications as the Los Angeles Times, Mashable, Billfold (the Awl Network), xoJane(SAY Media) and Buzzfeed. My latest Buzzfeed article is currently at nearly 170,000 views, gaining it a place in their community contributions' Top 20. I have been hired as a freelance joke writer by for Nestle presentation for brands such as Swiffer, Nescafe and Skinny Cow. Also, I have a killer sense of humor and cut through copy with a sharp proofreading knife.

83% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
0 hours

Dorde Trickovic

Dorde Trickovic

fast typist, data processor, pdf to word converter


Fluent English speaker, have lived in the US, currently studying Business and Tourism, interested in doing any kind of work considering data processing, writing, marketing, web designing. Interested in sports, travel, economics, international relations. Can work any time, time zones are not a problem and hourly rate is negotiable.

$8.00 /hr
0 hours

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Freddie Van Der Ploeg

Broad orientated virtual assistant with entrepreneurial experience

Czech Republic - 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, - Photoshop/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 Nonstop Strategy. 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

100% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
4,966 hours

Olivia Ochoa-Anderson

Olivia Ochoa-Anderson

Experienced Freelance Writer

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

My name is Olivia. I am a US based freelancer who has been working in the industry for more than five years. I haven't been on Odesk that long, but I can provide references on request.. Currently, I am a ghostwriter for Ann Smarty, and the content and blog manager for the freelancing app Motiv. I am also a regular contributor to the tech blog It's A Gadget, and frequently take on other work here and there from clients I've worked with for years. In other words, I am highly reliable, and the kind of person you want to work with. Promise. Worth Every Dime My rate is $20 an hour. I can also negotiate a per word or per project price. I type over 100 words a minute, edit as fast as a lightning strike, and I can research like the wind. As Long As My Niches Love Me Part of being a freelancer is knowing a little bit about everything, and a lot about some things. My niches are pretty negotiable, so I would rather list the only topics I won't write about: I will not write sports. I will not write gambling or casino. I will not write forex or finance. I will not write penile enhancement. Why not these topics? I just don't. Sorry! Drop Me A Line! Now you know all about me, and what I can offer you. There is only one thing left to do: PM me!

91% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
256 hours

Mary Crawford

Mary Crawford

Mgmt-Team Lead-Customer Care-V.A.-Sales-Writer

United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

I have specialized in the sales,customer service field as a manager and sales manager, top sales performer and Team leader creating an exemplary team to monitor Quality Assurance for the three major call centers of a National company Responsibilities included: - Leading the growth and development of my company's Quality monitoring. -Procuring top talent and carefully selecting exceptional candidates for the formation of an exemplary team. - Overseeing preparation of uniquely quantitative and qualitative QA reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly agent specific reporting criteria. . - Edit and distribute to reporting and process critical feedback to all 3 call centers while discovering, managing, and resolving any discrepancies in information or processes. -Meeting on a weekly basis with the different teams for discussion of action items and training of customer care agents. -Preparation of itinerary and hosting weekly QA meetings with my team for a clear portrait of feedback across the globe and preparation of the teams weekly assignments. Accomplishments I am proud of include: -excellent managerial skills in office or performing online virtual assistant responsibilities! -High ranking percentile in communication and negotiation skills, phone, hospitality, email etiquette plus customer care. -Proficiency in business communications understanding that communication is the key to success! -I have received recognition for my careful attention to detail and ability to provide spot on feedback including meeting notes. - I am a publish writer, a foreign language and body language student. - I am tech savvy, a self starter and have an impeccable ability to work independently managing time well. - I pride myself with dedication and maintaining a great work ethic being completely trustworthy. -I am equally content following direction from one supervisor, as a team player, as a team leader or in a managerial setting. - I am very flexible with my hours and enjoy long term positions with an opportunity for advancement and working as many hours as possible. - I am an eager and quick study, always up for a new task contributing 100% effort ! References available I look forward to hearing from you,

96% Job Success
$15.56 /hr
7,637 hours