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  1. Jean Louise Quino

    Jean Louise Quino Agency Contractor

    Customer Service Refinement and Management l Creative Writing

    Philippines - Last active: 10/22/2014 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 28

    On Customer Service: My communication skills, passion to please and ability to genuinely care for others have landed me into a very rewarding and fulfilling job as a Customer Service Representative, promoted me to Customer Service Consulting and Refinement in just one month's time ( see http://screencast.com/t/rcGb2VtF) and to a Human Resource Manager in the subsequent month. Solving customers'; problems and making them feel good even in the most trying times is a great privilege that I cherish daily and the driving force that propels me on. On Writing: I'm an artist by heart, so everything I do results in a marriage of excellence and beauty. In the same manner that I can make a picture paint a thousand words, I can also paint a thousand pictures with my words. My passion for writing stemmed from my love affair with the English language and my innate zest for life. Give me a dead topic and I will fashion it, mold it, give it a lovely form, breath life into it and animate it. Whatever you want, however you want it. One of my strengths is that I am able to look at one scenario from different point of views. In the end, it's not about the writer, it's all about the reader, so I don't care whether I'm recognized or not. All I want to do is to contribute to the well-being of my collective self present in all thoughts, for in reality, I am my own reader in the person of all others. - Jean

    Associated with: Art for Life

    $11.11 /hr
    5,042 hours
    4.99
  2. Freddie Van Der Ploeg

    Freddie Van Der Ploeg

    Bachelor in Commerce

    Czech Republic - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 4

    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; - 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, - 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 Non-stop Strategy. Freelancers I work with and recommend: - Kristina Simkova - experienced data analyst and web researcher https://www.upwork.com/users/~0142ad7f4d6c105c30 - Martin Galis - web designer and customer service specialist https://www.upwork.com/users/_~01d1f493a3e3598a46 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

    $30.00 /hr
    4,273 hours
    5.00
  3. Christi Aldridge

    Christi Aldridge

    Word Lover, Spelling Corrector, and Article Creator

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 15

    I have a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Journalism. I was an award winning columnist for my university paper, and wrote articles for the school's magazine as well. I am creative and love to express that. I have been writing online for the past five years specializing in areas such as crafts, entertainment, beauty and fashion, home decor, DIY, kids' activities and parties, holiday ideas, electronics, jewelry, clothing, and literature. I am also trained in copywriting, opinion articles and public relations writing. I'm a grammar and spelling lover and adore editing as well as writing and have taken copyediting classes. I have a sharp sense of humor, flawless spelling and grammar skills and I tend to work very hard but very fast. I'm experienced with social networking, HTML, Microsoft Word, SEO writing and blogging. I love coming up with ideas and being creative so my articles aren't run of the mill. I'm friendly, social and great with customers and clients as well. I was named one of Yahoo's Top Writers of 2012, and stay busy with projects ranging from social media, product descriptions, blogs, and Buying Guides to page reviews and ratings, article writing, and editing. I love the written word, especially when it's spelled properly! I'm prompt, trustworthy, and strive for excellence every day, and I enjoy becoming a better writer with each project I work on.

    $27.78 /hr
    1,718 hours
    5.00
  4. Katherine Miller

    Katherine Miller

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    Words have power – tremendous power. My mission is to harness that power in order to help my clients, whether that involves crafting clear, concise business manuals or helping a first-time writer to prepare a draft for submission to agents. I have been writing and editing professionally for nearly four years, and I bring to every client integrity, efficiency, and a sharp eye for detail. Please see my portfolio for examples of my work.

    $60.00 /hr
    1,140 hours
    4.99
  5. Chere Poole

    Chere Poole

    Copy/Content Editor, Business/Creative Writer, Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 13

    I am an experienced editor, writer, proofreader, and marketing professional with an excellent work ethic and "I can do" attitude. Self-motivated, organized and deadline-driven, I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table gained in various settings over 30 years. I have earned a 5 star rating and intend to keep it by using excellent research, writing and editing skills to deliver quality work for my clients. Whether I design, write and produce promotional materials for your business, SEO copy for your website, or help you polish an article, blog, short story or novel, every project receives my best effort. I am detailed, motivated, driven to succeed and take pride in my work. I consider your project my project, and do my utmost to make you happy. For a look at my current blogs, check out CBeyond Realty.com and Mortgage Springs.com

    $25.00 /hr
    1,504 hours
    5.00
  6. Dekishea G.

    Dekishea G.

    Intergrated Marketing Professional + Freelance Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Are you in need of help? Well you have clicked on the right profile. I am a creative Integrated Marketing Professional and Content Creator. Through my marketing stints I am responsible for merging experiences, digital media and brands. I have solid experience in: - Copywriting - Blog & article writing - Business Development/ Marketing Consulting - Online Web/Market Research - Social Media Campaign Development I earned my Bachelors Degree in Small Business/ Entrepreneurship and Marketing. I'm reliable, responsive, and easy to work with. Lets set up an interview and we can discuss how I can be an asset to your project.

    $55.56 /hr
    1,327 hours
    5.00
  7. Sara M.

    Sara M.

    Native Spanish translator, assistant, creative writer

    Spain - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

    Native Spanish translator, proactive administrator, assistant and creative writer. I've worked for several multinational companies in Spain, have experience in translation tasks and I'm currently taking part in a volunteer project in Panama. My goal is to work as a freenlance English-Spanish / Spanish-English translator and assistant. I'm interested in translation projects and Creative Writing, Personal Assistance, Administration, Secretarial or Customer Care related long term positions. I'm a detail-oriented commited worker. Let me put my working experience and personal skills into practice to assist you get the best results possible in your project.

    $16.00 /hr
    2,407 hours
    4.96
  8. Serra E.

    Serra E.

    265 Jobs, 1938 Hours. TOP TURKISH Sworn Certified Translator in TURKEY

    Turkey - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 31

    The most preferred "TOP RATED" TURKISH Sworn & Certified Translator at Upwork ! • 265 Jobs / Projects & 1938 Hours done at Upwork • Totally 426 jobs / projects 2150+ Hours completed in 4.5 years About my "Job Success" 93% -- this is because I used to end "open-left and inactive" jobs myself. This "success rate" term showed up here recently and I learned that this is something bad. • • PLEASE NOTE that TURKEY IS THE MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY IN THE WORLD • • Dear Sirs & Madams, With 10 years experience, I am the most preferred, the most working, the most qualified, and the most experienced NATIVE Turkish Translator, ( Sworn, Certified and Accredited ) at Upwork and some other websites. I hold a 4 year degree diploma on ELT English Language Teaching (& Literature) Some of My Clients: • Facebook • Coca-Cola USA • Pinterest • Yandex • Uber • Sony UK • Finish UK ...and 240+ others ! --> All are provable Freelance works with working links! No lies, no false & doubtful references! The Only Sworn, Accredited Certified Turkish Translator here ! -- I can provide wet signed, translation-custom stamped, official certification over the translation I do. Beside being a translator, I am a Proofreader / Linguist, and an Official English Teacher at Turkish State Schools The "Genuine" Translator with Sworn Translation Stamps who can Certify your official documents • The most experienced #1 by far, with 265 jobs & 1938+ hours! • The Only Turkish Contractor with 4.99 Rating score -- after 265 jobs done at Upwork! • Most Preferred - 265 jobs at Upwork, 432 jobs in Total, • Most Qualified - Holds a degree on "English Language and Literature" • Top-scorer in "English" Test Results among Turkish Contractors About Turkey & Turkish Language Market Prices: - - - - Turkey is the MOST EXPENSIVE COUNTRY in terms of benzine, diesel-fuel, electricity, nature-gas, and a few more sectors, and it has the HIGHEST TAX RATES in the world. I can send a PDF document with working web-links to prove this situation Plus, We are feeding 3 million Syrians in camps with our taxes Do not expect me to work for low rates of the Far-east, the Asia, the Africa and the Middle-east. D e t a i l e d . I n f o r m a t i o n: - - - - D i f f e r e n c e • Ranked # 1 among all Turkish Contractors as well as Turkish Translators • Lecturer at the Best University of Turkey -- Bogazici University • Professional Top Quality Work Performed in Office atmosphere • Working as a married couple of translators E d u c a t i o n • Graduate with honors from Reputable Turkish Universities • International English Teacher Certification • Both are State Universities -- not Private Universities C e r t i f i c a t i o n • Official Sworn Turkish Translator Certification by Turkish Government • International Pedagogic Formation Certification for English Teaching Q u a l i f i c a t i o n s . a t . o D e s k • 1st Place at "English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)" among ALL Upworkers • Top 10% at 7 "English" Tests • Top 20% at 2 "English" Tests • Top 30% at 3 "English" Tests • Best "English Language" Test Results among Turkish Upworkers A u t h e n t i c i t y • Id-verified by Upwork • Provable diplomas, certifications, accreditations E x p e r i e n c e • 9 Yrs of Professional Translation Experience ( part time, full time, owner of translation firm ) • Even translated the website of the University she graduated • 2+ Years of work as Official English Teacher at Turkish State Schools T a l e n t s / D i s t i n c t i v e . A b i l i t i e s • the Idealist Perfectionist -- used to be English Teacher at Turkish State Schools • # 1 Not only among Turkish Translators, but among all Turkish Contractors! • No Grammar mistakes/no typos: error-free translation! • (Unlike competitors) Doing her own business -- really graduated from that field! J o b - T y p e s • Translation, Proof-reading, Interpretation • Off-line or On Site / In Line / Web Translator • Turkish Localization Specialist / Expert • Video / Audio Transcriber • Web Research / Market Research • Warm Calls • Voice over Talent / Audio Record • Audio / Video Transcription • Phone Support / Customer Support S e c t o r s • Technical / Engineering • Legal / Contract / Notary Government Language • Us States' Federal Laws & Regulations • Medical / Medicine / Chemical / Biology • Turkish Ministry Laws & Regulations O t h e r • I am a Public Notary Accredited Sworn Translator working in Istanbul - Turkey • I was graduated with honors from an ELT department of a 4 year degree diploma program at a reputable Turkish university. • I am a Native Turk translator and lingust born and living in Turkey / Turkiye / Turkei / Turquie / Tacchino / Turco • I am can translate from and into Turkish / Turkce / Turkisch / Turque / Turca • I have and use SDL Trados Studio with SDLX DTP Processing and other software like Wordfast, POedit, GlobalSight, etc. I am proficient and experienced in these software.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,938 hours
    4.99
  9. Anna Sette

    Anna Sette

    Italian Translator, SEO Expert, Web Marketing Strategist & Writer

    Italy - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a young professional, with almost 5 years experience as Web Writer, SEO/SEM Strategist, and Translator in both B2B and B2C environments. My primary interest is in the English and Italian language (as for Translating), Content Writing, Web Marketing and SEO strategies. I am experienced in web writing, editing and translating. I am an SEO/SEM expert, knowledgable about viral and social marketing strategies, Google Analytics, and CRM. I am determined and focused, passionate about writing and translating. I am used to working at a fast pace. I am a quick learner and I am comfortable about meeting deadlines and/or working under pressure. I like to always improve myself. I am keen on new technology and proficient at both MS Office and Mac OS. I can use portal engine and CMS such as wordpress, joomla, magento and prestashop (for e-commerce). I am an Italian mother tongue and I fluently speak English and Spanish (near-native level/bilingual proficiency), with a good knowledge of French and German. I graduated in International Relations and then mastered in Strategic Marketing at the New York University L. Stern Business School.

    $22.22 /hr
    2,303 hours
    5.00
  10. Susmita Barman

    Susmita Barman

    Proficient in Web Research, Article writing, Data Analysis etc.

    India - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a freelancer with objective to excel in the field of web research, data analysis, creative writing, domain research etc and with a vision to win over clients' confidence by delivering high quality work within committed deadline. 9+ years of work experience has only made me work better and harder, more confident, more motivated each day. I have high level of grasping power and thirst for learning new things always. Thanks to all the clients I have worked with for helping me to have a long term, promising career at Odesk and to be tagged as "Top Rated" freelancer.

    $7.78 /hr
    1,077 hours
    4.97