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  1. Rich Murphy

    Rich Murphy

    Freelance Writer & Author

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    I believe in excellence. Writing isn't about just putting words on paper, it's about expressing ideas. Like any art, the writer has only been successful if the reader sees what he sees, hears what he hears, and feels what he feels. I am an experienced writer with over 180 books published; in addition to my 500+ page web site and 3 blogs. Let's just say, I've been writing for a while. I started writing as an engineer, writing proposals for the company I worked for. As such, my writing had to be clear, concise and answer the questions before they were asked. My writing had to convince the higher-ups in the company to spend money, make changes and believe in what I was saying. When I write, I strive for clarity, simplicity and something that will stir the reader to action. Any subject, no matter how dull it seems, has something in it that can excite; otherwise it would die from apathy. I want to find that thing which excites and express it to others. I have Five general areas in which I consider myself a strong writer. While each of them seem totally separate from each other, they form the structure of who I am, and where I've come from. 2 - Survival and Prepping - I started out as a survivalist as a teen, in the 1970s. That was the latter days of the Cold War and along with some friends, I had plans to head for the Colorado Rockies. Seeing the need, I started studying survival. I guess that just never left me. With the resurgence of interest in survival brought about in the modern prepping movement, I decided that my knowledge was needed. There is too much being written by people who don't know survival, to sell to this niche. When I write about it, it's from the viewpoint of personal experience. When I explain how to do something, it's because I've already done it. 1 - Technical subjects - I'm not talking about product reviews here, I'm talking about engineering technical subjects. As a former engineer, I can grasp technical issues, and explain them in a way that others can grasp what I am saying. Although not normally considered "technical" I must include the building trades amongst this, as I have also been a contractor. If you need "how-to" articles written on the building trades, I can almost do it in my sleep. I find that very few technical people can write well, and very few writers understand technical issues well. I guess that makes me the oddball. Maybe I'm the oddball you need. 2 - Education - I am passionate about the need to educate our children; to bring about reform in our schools; and to bring technology into the classroom. If something isn't done about our educational system, the United States will no longer be able to be world leader, we'll slide back into being a third world country. 3 - Marriage and Family - Amongst my personal writing, there is a fairly large section dealing with marriage, family issues, child raising, and maintaining a healthy marriage relationship. Of my three blogs, one is a daily posting; it is called: "Romantic Act of the Day." Need I say any more? 4 - Christianity and the Bible - Most of the books I have written are for Christians, the Church and teaching about the Bible. I hold a masters degree in Biblical Studies, and an honorary doctorate degree, awarded to me for my writing. No, I don't know it all, I'm just trying to learn it all. I won't say that I can't write about other areas, because I can. I have written a fair amount about business as well. But these four areas are my strengths. The question is, are those the strengths you need?

    $44.44 /hr
    127 hours
    5.00
  2. Melanie Feltham

    Melanie Feltham

    MBA, BSc, BA Expert Online Marketing Consultant

    Canada - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 6

    Are you getting the most out of your online presence? Do you use the language your customers use when they are searching for you? Is your website under-performing and you are not sure why? Do your customers and clients know why you do business and why they should care? I am an expert in web presence for business. A great online presence starts with great copywriting and content and builds with a consistent marketing campaign across channels that is targeted to the people who really love you. Whether it is website copy, social media marketing, or paid advertising, I offer full review of your website and marketing campaigns and let you know what you can do to improve sales using your online avenues. We can even start from scratch. My clients see consistent and often dramatic improvement using my recommendations and techniques and are thrilled with the results. Superior research skills and a background in consumer psychology and business allow me to determine exactly who your target market is and how to reach them. I keep up to date with the latest in marketing news and developments, particularly with respect to digital marketing (social media, SEO, SEM). I have developed and executed marketing plans and marketing materials for companies in industries such as travel/tourism, the arts, finance, wealth management, business services, real estate, luxury goods, and hospitality. These materials included newsletters, press releases, brochures, website copy, blogs, Facebook business pages, articles, Google ads, magazine and newspaper print ads, and general correspondence. I have also run successful Google Adwords campaigns and can create and run a campaign for you that will receive amazing results including designing ad copy that will result in conversions! In plain language that means your ads will receive clicks that result in a new client, customer or lead. Want to tap into the digital world and find out what the internet can do for your business? Invite me to interview!

    $75.00 /hr
    2,300 hours
    4.99
  3. Alan W.

    Alan W.

    Web Design | Web Development | Logo Design

    New Zealand - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    I offer a range of graphic design, web design and web development services for my clients. I work hard to provide clients, like you, with the best quality projects. It doesn’t matter if you hire me for a small graphic design job – or a large ecommerce website – I won’t stop work until you’re 100% happy with what I do for you. I maintain strong communication with clients at all times, I know it’s important for you to be kept “in the loop”. I also adhere to all deadlines set, allowing for a smooth workflow on every project I undertake. Web design & development I work with an array of content management systems, including WordPress. To date, I have designed over fifty different websites – including ecommerce websites, corporate sites, and lead generation websites. If you’re looking for a professional, attractive website design built on an easy-to-use CMS, I can help you. Logo design I’ve designed an array of logos for my clients, including logos for ecommerce websites, startup businesses and more. Before commencing work on your logo design, I will consult carefully with you to ensure the design embodies your specific requirements. Typically I will provide you with multiple concepts, allowing you to choose the best design for your business. If you’re looking for a professional logo design that won’t break the bank, let me take care of it for you! Graphic design I have a strong track record of providing my clients with quality graphic designs – from letterheads and business cards, to website concepts and infographics. I have a close eye for detail, I’ll work hard until everything looks the way it should – creating a graphic that you’ll be proud of. No matter how big or small your design task happens to be, I’m your man! If you’re caught in two minds about hiring me, why not check out my feedback? You’ll see pages of positive comments from lots of satisfied clients I’ve worked with in the past. I’d really like the opportunity to work on your project, so get in touch now and let’s discuss your requirements.

    $40.00 /hr
    433 hours
    4.84
  4. Jesse Ratterree

    Jesse Ratterree

    Composer / MVC5 / PHP Symfony / SQL / AWS / .NET / NoSQL / C#

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

    I'm a composer and sound engineer with over 15 years experience playing in live bands and producing music for various projects. I have produced over 70 professional songs in 2014 alone. Just take a look at my feedback and you’ll quickly see why I’m one of the top 1% contractors on oDesk. I'm currently the 'go-to' audio guy for several developers who make iOS/Android games. I am one of the most affordable composers you will find. 

I'm also a full time freelancer. That means I'm not doing this on the side so you'll get the quickest turnaround imaginable. Published Games:

 Playground Wars – Glowdot Productions (music) iOS: https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/id658021920?mt=8 Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.glowdot.PlaygroundWars Cognitile from Express Media (SFX / music / voice / levels)

iOS: 
https://itunes.apple.com/ie/app/cognitile/id583279641?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo=2 Android: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.expressmedia.cognitile

 AquaDude from Vortex Gaming (SFX and Music) 
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.vortexgaming.aquadude
https://itunes.apple.com/app/aquadude/id542501084


 RoboHero from BravadoWaffle (music/sfx)
 http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/robohero/id494449491?mt=8 (free download) 

WOMBI Detetcive from Wombi (music/sfx/voice talent)
Trailer: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PB3V48PkKSs&feature=plcp
 https://itunes.apple.com/app/id555605455

 https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.wombi.wombidetective World 1-1 from Headlights games (Music)
https://itunes.apple.com/US/app/id605385905?mt=8&ign-mpt=uo%3D4


 Melon Dash (unity/web game) (sfx)
http://www.melondash.net/Alpha/WebPlayer.html


 Fealty from Asmadi Studios (music only)
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/fealty/id475252758?mt=8

 Swipa Dollar from Memfry Games (music/sfx)
https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/swipadollar/id555098379?mt=8


 Taking Shape from Darshin Studios (music/sfx)
http://itunes.apple.com/app/id540034505

 Diamond Gems from Balloon Island (music/sfx)
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.balloonisland.diamondgems

 Fish It from Apptoyz (music) 
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/apptoyz-fish-it/id543548989?mt=8

 Quiz App from Apptoyz (music/sfx)
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/apptoyz-appquiz/id543869288?mt=8


 RhythmFourBeat from FourBeat (music/sfx)
http://camp-fire.jp/updates/view/1343

 SFX/Music Example: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XY2v154qVV8&feature=player_embedded




    $33.33 /hr
    2,967 hours
    5.00
  5. Roman Dufrene

    Roman Dufrene

    Effective script/article/story/copy writer and editor.

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 5

    I am an experienced writer with a degree in Creative Writing from the University of Washington. I have excellent research, writing and editing skills and excel at producing high quality content with a fast turnaround for clients. I am currently searching for opportunities to help companies or individuals express their message to the world around them. From 2012-2014 I worked with start-ups to create scripts and storyboards for promotional animated videos. I have a strong work ethic and am always striving to exceed my client's expectations. I am also a proficient typist and am familiar with the Microsoft Office suite.

    $31.11 /hr
    86 hours
    4.81
  6. Robert Lee

    Robert Lee

    Video Script Writer Extraordinaire

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Although I am a academic, copy, content and creative writer my specialty is video script writing- animated, whiteboard, narrated, training and sales. Even though academic and creative writing is based on quality content it is also based on the quantity of words- clients are always seeking a word count. Video script writing requires a completely different process and mindset than academic, copy, content and creative writing. It requires the writer to be able to take a large volume of content and reduce it to a bare minimum word count that can immediately gain a viewers attention and retain it throughout the entire video. The ability to write effective video scripts is skill that cannot be perfected overnight. I pledge to provide my clients with a degree of quality that they will be pleased to call their own. I am self motivated, hard working, detailed oriented, flexible and reliable. I believe that communication is significant in any business relationship. I have found that asking the right questions at the beginning of an assignment ensures that not only will be completed ahead of schedule it will exceed the client’s expectations. My goal is to provide my Odesk clients with exceptional quality at reasonable cost and 100% satisfaction. Not only does a satisfied client leave positive feedback, they are likely to be a repeat client. Each client, no matter the duration or size of the assignment, should be treated with the up most respect. I am seeking to develop long term relationships that will be mutually beneficial for both the client and myself. Video Script Writing Creative Writing Copy Writing Content Writing Proof Reading Editing MS Word MS Excel MS PowerPoint MS Publisher PDF Conversions (To and From)

    $55.56 /hr
    26 hours
    4.88
  7. Keith R.

    Keith R.

    Communications Strategist - Writer, Editor, Creative Wordsmith

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    Every company, organization, and individual has a motivation – a thought that comes into being, waiting for the moment to be expressed into actions and words. Often, thoughts linger on the verge of development due to the inability to partially or entirely transform them into literature; or the hesitation that doing so will deviate from the powerful essence of a thought that could ‘become’. Benefit from a communications strategist who will collaborate with you – from a writer, editor, and creative wordsmith perspective – to create original content as well as interpret your ideas, concepts, and literary works. Your existing communications will also be developed and enhanced to exceed your objectives and goals. We will work together to identify areas for improvement while outlining a strategy for change, and exploring innovative possibilities. Ours is a potential collaboration towards successfully creating, developing, and achieving your communication goals. I offer clarification through consultation and compose to establish literary flow. I am a wordsmith architect whose expertise is complemented by 20+ years of collaborating with companies from multiple sectors, corporate-level executives, entrepreneurs, and others. My sought-after consultation is also a reflection of my inherent ability to ‘engage’ by accessing the feeling of what you are trying to communicate. My collaborations have included: Entrepreneurs - establishing clear communication of their ideas Corporations - helping to develop written strategies Websites - in search of quality content Book authors - requiring a keen eye for creative and emotional infusion Book publishers - editing and proofreading for continuity Business startups - developing the foundation of their identity Marketing companies - for perspective to improving and expanding their message Translations companies - quality English writing across multiple industries The mom - seeking to express the depth of her sentimentality The student - fulfilling his/her written university requirements The executive - requiring beneficial insight and organization These collaborations, and more, are supported by an ongoing recognition of achievements and acknowledgements: "You get me." "You exceeded my expectations." "You knew exactly what I wanted to say." "You understood the objective from my perspective." "Your ability to evaluate, communicate, and deliver is extraordinary."

    $30.00 /hr
    2,985 hours
    4.99
  8. Casey James

    Casey James

    Your Voice of Choice. + Copywriting/Editing, Proofreading, Design

    Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 13

    **Administrative/clerical/editing/copywriting etc = $25.00/hr, no min/max** **VO rates begin at $60.00/hr WITH A ONE-HOUR MINIMUM** Highly skilled, detail oriented and professional. Excellent written and verbal communication. An abundance of creativity and a sense of humor that begs to be unleashed. Extensive experience in Voice Over and Acting, plus Copywriting, Editing/Proofreading, Research, Social Media and Blogwriting. Works and plays well with others, yet self-driven and highly motivated. Technically proficient with many popular software programs (MSOffice, Adobe, Quickbooks, etc) as well as Social Media websites/platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc). Solid background in Web Design, Graphic Design, Digital Photography and Photoshop. Self-professed 'Jill-of-all-Trades'; does not extend to Brain Surgery or Astrophysics. Looking forward to contributing my skills in the following areas: * Voiceover/Acting * Copywriting * Editing/Proofreading * Data Entry * Graphic Design * Web Design * Content Writing * Blogwriting * Administrative Support * Social Media Management **For all work outside of Voice Over, my rate is $25.00/hr but I am also open to fixed-rate projects as well. *******************VOICE OVER RATES & DETAILS*************************** ***VO rates begin at $60.00/hr WITH A ONE-HOUR MINIMUM and most times will include edited tracks (breath removal, clean-up, etc). Additional charges for music and sound effects. Please feel free to request a quote. Casey James - Your Voice of Choice Providing versatile reads for every occasion. From rich and earthy, to giggly and upbeat, to sensual and breathy, to nurturing and real - plus everything in between - I aim to be your Voice of Choice. I work from my home studio, where I can voice, edit and deliver audio tracks in .mp3, .wav .aiff or other popular formats. Quick turnaround and professional service are paramount. Please visit the below links for my demos: Commercial Demos: https://db.tt/e5mB67UU https://db.tt/7WRXeaOQ https://db.tt/422r1916 Narration Demos: https://db.tt/s5OmqtGE https://db.tt/OzeLshTu IVR (Phone messaging systems) Demo: https://db.tt/dGH4Jp5n

    $60.00 /hr
    618 hours
    5.00
  9. Richard B.

    Richard B.

    Accomplished Ecommerce Consultant Specialist

    United States - Last active: 28 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    I am an E-commerce director and business consultant with seventeen years of experience in the industry of web based businesses, marketing, customer services, SOP, growth management, leadership, and product development for the internet based community of businesses. Startups can also be assisted with standard operating procedure development, media management, team acquisition and marketing. I am also an accomplished writer for several industries and can help with your content and message.

    $55.56 /hr
    373 hours
    5.00
  10. Zack Rutherford

    Zack Rutherford

    Scribe/Copywriter/Blogger

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a talented linguistic navigator; a motivated and captivating wordsmith, selling my talents and slinging my style to the highest bidder. I write website content, sales copy, and SEO articles for online marketers to earn my bread, and I spout off at the mouth for the butter. I have a highly opinionated blog at http://Zackrex.com, which includes a portfolio as well as many sporadic ramblings for your reading pleasure. Your project, assignment, or article--whatever the case may be--can be interpreted in a voice as monotone and unenthusiastic as a phone book read aloud by Henry Kissinger, but you'd probably prefer a booming and bombastic concerto, painstakingly crafted to make ears ring with ecstatic pleasure and wallets open up with ardent zeal. If you're looking for the former, I suggest you find a different scribe. I specialize in the sort of syntax that sings while it sells. I also have a Bachelor's degree in English literature that I never got around to framing. You see, I live in a condo without an enclosed office and scarce wall space. I thought it better suited me to adorn my surroundings with Pink Floyd album covers and Salvador Dali paintings, rather than remind myself that I'm a dreary academic with an expensive piece of paper hanging above the P.C. So drop me a line, and we can make beautiful music together. Or I can write something for you. Whatever. I'm anything but picky.

    $50.00 /hr
    246 hours
    5.00