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  1. Vikram WordpressGeek

    Vikram WordpressGeek

    Php , Wp, Mangento, Html5 Css3, JQuery, JScript

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    We have delivered more than 125 projects on Elance with 5/5 Ratings, More than $50,000 in earnings ! We are tested TOP !% to 5% in nearly all the skills and tests on Elance, OUR HIGHLIGHTS: 1) Test our skills via Skype chat or Call right away! 2) Available for atleast 10 hours a day during US business hours. 3) Always write, tested,, well labeled and clean code. 4) Excellent Team player, work with little or no supervision, take ownerships and lead with examples. 5) Have an excellent eye for details. 6) $50K in earnings! 7) 50+ Reviews with 5 STAR Ratings! 8) Excellent hands on On Page and Off Page SEO / SMO knowledge, always test the code with Google Tools. Please feel free to ask for more if be required.

    $12.22 /hr
    754 hours
    4.85
  2. Adina Pintea

    Adina Pintea

    content writer, writer

    Romania - Portfolio: 12

    I am currently a student at the Faculty of Political Sciences at SNSPA, Bucharest in the third year. Writing is an old passion of mine since childhood and now with the help of the new and improved technology I can make my old dream come true. I am a serious, creative and punctual person who loves to create characters, books and articles. I simply love writing and I can write about anything and anybody at any given time. .

    $11.00 /hr
    66 hours
    4.92
  3. Cheryl Humphreys

    Cheryl Humphreys

    Highly skilled writer and editor

    United Kingdom - Tests: 20 - Portfolio: 14

    Highly skilled editor and technical author. Co-author of "7 Steps to Making Money on oDesk" and "Get the Best - A Guide to Hiring the Best Freelancers on oDesk" Strong writing, editing, planning, administration & organisational abilities across all sectors. Proactive in prioritisation of workloads across several clients alongside solid engagement with stakeholders. Published author of two books on Celiacs Disease as well as ghostwriter for many other books (available on Amazon and other sites under pseudonyms). For the latest updates on my freelance career, http://digitalmined.com/going-from-zero-to-hero/#sthash.WEBezSRR.7s1xmFmH.dpbs

    $33.33 /hr
    346 hours
    4.95
  4. 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 SouthCarolinaLowcountry.com 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/Reputation.com - 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 HiltonHead.com, HiltonHeadIsland.com, Bluffton.com, Beaufort.com, Savannah.com, StSimonsIsland.com and PanamaCityBeach.com 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
    5.00
  5. Rachel DeCuir

    Rachel DeCuir

    Communication Sherpa: guiding clients, customers, & words

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    I am passionate about facilitating effective communication to help others achieve their goals. For me, this means being an experienced guide who accompanies clients in their endeavors, handling the logistics and heavy lifting. Whether I am leading customers to a comfortable conclusion or helping clients translate their thoughts into well-crafted words, my motivation is always a successful outcome for all involved. My skills are especially useful in cross-cultural communication and other nuanced interactions. I am adept at working in various media for all audiences and in all registers of language. Both at work and in my community, I am often called upon to help facilitate meetings and guide diverse groups to solutions. I am most comfortable behind-the-scenes and look forward to serving as your sherpa.

    $12.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  6. Felisa joy P.

    Felisa joy P.

    Word Peddler and Graphics Doodler

    Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    Health and Wellness Articles & Ebooks || RN || Self-Development/ Lifestyle || Creative/Article Writer || Ghost writing || Children's Articles and Short Stories || Adult Content || Quizzes || Call Centre Management Our world is 4.5 billion years old...hardly anything is original. What I can do is write evocative and engaging articles for you. Looking forward to collaborate with you soon!

    $15.56 /hr
    3,060 hours
    4.90
  7. Jobby Benoza

    Jobby Benoza

    Online Freelancer

    Philippines - Tests: 4

    I aim to build a successful and thriving career here at Odesk.com 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.

    $4.44 /hr
    2,883 hours
    4.90
  8. Kori Pavkov

    Kori Pavkov

    Freelance Writer/Editor

    United States - Tests: 9

    My ultimate goal is to be able to support my family doing what I love, which is writing and editing. I have a blog for which I post regularly, have published an article in Attachment Parenting International, and have also done freelance editing for Oxford University Press. Please note: I will not accept Payoneer as a payment method unless the job pays over $100 AND the client agrees to pay an additional $15 on top of any odesk fees. This helps defray some of the costs associated with using the Payoneer card. Thanks!

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  9. Oneika Francis

    Oneika Francis

    Virtual Assistant | Blog Writer | Creative Writer | Health and Fitness

    Jamaica - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    My career goal is in the field of medicine, Pediatric Neurosurgery. From this job activity, I hope to attain enough funds to continue my studies at a University, when the time arrives. I have been a Virtual Assistant for about two years now; secretary for the clubs and societies I am involved in at my school along with freelance jobs. I am highly skilled in the field of data entry and book-keeping. Also, I have attained grades II, I and I respectively in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC) of the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) in the subjects Information Technology, Principles of Accounts and Principles of Business, which improves my expertise in book-keeping and data entry.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Stephanie Bradley

    Stephanie Bradley

    BA/MA-ed. highly organized typing/transcription/Microsoft experienced

    United States - Tests: 5

    I received my BA in the arts from Christopher Newport University, my MA in education from the University of Phoenix, and possess a Virginia state teaching license. I am proficient with word processing software (i.e. Microsoft Office), Internet navigation, transcription, research, writing, and editing. I type approximately 77 wpm. My skills include communication, organization, and creativity. I have extensive knowledge of English literature and grammar, including composition and manuscript formatting. I have experience in writing, both fiction short stories and novels, and non-fiction essays and informative material. I am willing to do ghost writing, article, ebook, and fiction work. I also have an extensive background in the arts including visual art, art history, theater, and music. I currently substitute teach and do some online transcription and writing work. My ultimate career goals are to attain a full-time teaching position or to find a challenging job online that allows me to work from home while utilizing my skills and mind power.

    $12.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00