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  1. Jessica Davis

    Jessica Davis

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 10/21/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    My name is Jessica Davis. I love & enjoy writing about many topics. I have a personal blog where I post product reviews & personal musings. I have a very flexible schedule & am willing to write about a variety of topics. I attended college for 4 years studying English. Writing is my passion.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  2. Boris K.

    Boris K.

    Personal and business services in Croatia

    Croatia - Last active: 04/25/2012 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    After graduating on Faculty of Organization and Information science (high-school in Croatia, Varazdin, 1987), starting with all kinds of jobs in economics and information science, until now-days I've collected huge experience in personal and business consulting services. All kinds of personal and business services for you in Croatia are constantly available (24/7) according to your any requests with business correspondence, Croatian laws interpretation, personal full-service with appropriate logistics and experts.

    $7.78 /hr
    0 hours
  3. Robert Kemmett

    Robert Kemmett

    Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 12/07/2012 - Tests: 4

    A creative and passionate professional looking for an opportunity to use experience and education to benefit others through the art of writing. Working as a sales associate, sales representative and chef gives me uniquely excelled people and communication skills. As a writer, I use my gift of gab to connect with my audience and grab their attention. I am a no-nonsense individual who provides employers with quality work that exceeds expectations. I am seeking a position to quench my thirst for creative writing and satisfy the hunger of others for knowledge and information.

    $11.11 /hr
    0 hours
  4. Ashley N.

    Ashley N.

    Copy-writing, Communications, and Advertising

    United States - Last active: 10/29/2014 - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    I have been working as a freelance writer for over five years, with a focus on essays, articles, and web content. My primary goal is to offer the finest content, designed to compel, inform, and entertain. I am knowledgeable in the art of SEO optimization, and I also have experience in creating visually appealing online and print advertisements. In addition to my creative talents, I'm adept in the use of most basic software programs and I have over 14 years experience providing top-notch customer service. I'm a creative problem solver, driven to set and exceed goals. With my clear, concise communication skills, focus on customer service, and proficient computer skills, I am the guarantee to a high-quality, finished product.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
  5. Mel Donnelly

    Mel Donnelly

    Wordsmith and Creative Specialist

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

    Writer's block? Not enought time? I can help...whether you are out of ideas or out of time. I can provide the copy you need to reach the clients you desire. Whether your words need polishing, or you're starting at ground zero, let me help you manage your writing needs. Hate to write? Allow me to interview you briefly to determine your needs and work with you to convey your message in a pain-free, timely fashion. I am available to consult with you about your virtual assistant needs and can also provide stock photography specific to your business.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
  6. E Marie Broussard

    E Marie Broussard

    Small Business Advisor

    United States - Last active: 11/19/2013 - Tests: 4

    I love working with individuals and small business to help them turn their visions and goals into reality. I've done an incredibly wide variety of things throughout my career. Some of the most valuable component I bring to my freelance work through oDesk include: Business plans, SB certifications and other writing - I am a seasoned writer with extensive experience writing business plans, preparing SB certification applications, writing speeches, legal writing, press releases, organizational memos and crisis management communication, creative writing and maintaining several blogs. Speaking and presentation - I am a seasoned public speaker, having done presentations, delivered speeches and moderated panel discussions taped in front of a live audience. Websites and productivity applications - I have built a variety of websites on various platforms including, Wordpress, Drupal, Joombla and Weebly. I enjoy working with clients and helping them to turn their web presence visions into reality. Helping to renovate or modernize existing websites is something I especially enjoy. I also help individuals and small businesses with technology systems integration such as finding the right cloud-based applications to suit your businesses needs. To learn more about my background, work history and skills, please visit my LinkedIn profile:

    $45.00 /hr
    0 hours
  7. Alexander Nieland

    Alexander Nieland

    Translator & Localization Specialist - Dutch, Spanish & English

    United States - Last active: 07/17/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am a Dutch native speaker, also fluent in Spanish and English. I have lived in Spain and the US for several years. I have a Masters degree in the Dutch language and I am a sworn Spanish translator (B.Comn.) For more than 10 years I have been translating various web texts, computer programs, apps, documents and also subtitles for documentaries and television series in the following languages: Dutch, Spanish and English. My passion is localization for apps. I work both on OS X and Windows and I am proficient in CAT tools like Trados and Wordfast. I also proofread and write texts in any of these three languages.

    $33.33 /hr
    0 hours
  8. Mary A.

    Mary A.

    Talented Voice Talent, All Ages

    United States - Last active: 12/02/2014 - Tests: 8

    Greetings! I have an energetic passion for comedic writing and voice acting, always bearing the audiences happiness close to my heart. My voice over capabilities are vast; you can just listen and feel my sincere expressions beam through. I look forward to exceeding your expectations. Whether you need a multiple-personality conversation from characters with varied accents and ages, or if you need quick-witted scripts for your personal social media postings, or a creative blog that will keep your readers craving more- then I'm your girl.

    $35.67 /hr
    2 hours
  9. Sarah Mae Sabado

    Sarah Mae Sabado Agency Contractor

    Technical Writer, Website Content Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I have worked in a corporate setting for three years where I learned the value of professionalism, hardwork and teamwork. As a manager, I've learned more about how people are different from each other and how I can deal with such differences. I became proficient with customer service skills training and development. I left the company to pursue my other interests such as teaching and writing. I've been working as a freelance writer since 2007 and already written reviews for SEO companies, webcontent, press releases and an ebook. I am also currently supporting a non-profit organization. I am looking for more opportunities where I can utilize my skills.

    Associated with: The Global Employer

    $11.11 /hr
    317 hours
  10. Ashley Winters

    Ashley Winters Agency Contractor

    Professional Work at Home Mom

    United States - Last active: 02/11/2014 - Tests: 2

    I am seeking a professional writing postition. As you will be able to see I have had a broad range of experience. I graduated Bethel College with a degree in education and have exceptional writing experience The key strengths that I posses include, but are not limited to, the following: Professional Writing Experience exceptional contributions to customer service for all customers. Multi-tasker Strong organizational strategies Strong Time management skills Experienced writing styles include, but are not limited to the following: Blog Writing Content Writing Tech Writing Educational Writing Real Estate & Travel See samples of my writing:

    Associated with: Kinzer Projects, LLC Agency

    $13.33 /hr
    317 hours