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  1. Abby Hagyard

    Abby Hagyard

    Brand Concepts & Engaging Stories

    Canada - Portfolio: 1

    Hi there! I'm Abby Hagyard. You're here because you're at a crossroads. I'm here because I offer fresh perspectives and creative solutions for people like you. You're looking for expert help. I bring 30+ years to serve you. Your goal is success. My goal is to make your vision come alive. We do this together. You bring your insights. I craft the content that sells your message, engages your audience and generates a loyal following. On-Going... Brand Strategies, web content, manuals, e-books, how-to books and fiction. 40 film/TV properties to date. ELANCE - Books, e-books, manuals. Business and self-help themes. Great fiction, script and memoir projects. My goal is a seamless merge with your unique style and voice. Think of it as professional polish blended with your engaging tone, packaged in an irresistible, accessible form. Project-specific samples available on request. Other Professional Credits... Screenplays/Teleplays/Humor Columns/Stage Dramas, Thrillers, Mysteries and Comedies

    $50.00 /hr
    30 hours
    4.98
  2. Bill M.

    Bill M.

    Communication design. In print and online.

    United States - Portfolio: 105

    I'm an award-winning designer with more than 20 years of experience in graphic design, publishing, marketing and brand identity. I believe in clear, creative communication; I like to keep things simple and clean. Good design doesn't call attention to itself; it calls attention to your message.

    $40.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.92
  3. Mary Heisey

    Mary Heisey

    Experienced Audio Editor & Copy Editor

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    B.A. in English, liberal arts college Strong knowledge of Adobe Audition and audio editing/post-production Experience in college newspaper, college radio station, and NPR member station environments (3 years)

    $15.56 /hr
    9 hours
    5.00
  4. Otter M.

    Otter M.

    Photo Retoucher

    United States - Portfolio: 6

    I have had 5 years of on the job training as a photographer's apprentice. During this time I assisted in multiple wedding shoots as well as studio and product photography. I am proficient at photo retouching in both Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop on Mac and PC platforms.

    $20.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  5. Sonja Dewing

    Sonja Dewing

    My concise, targeted writing gets results.

    United States - Portfolio: 60

    "Sonja got a last minute request and still made it happen. Can be counted on to make the deadline when pressure is on." "Sonja is a capable and conscientious instructional designer / developer. She developed four chapters for an Instructor's Guide, covering a mix of 'soft' and technical skills, and over 70 pages altogether...in some cases including original scenarios. I would not hesitate to hire her again for similar projects." "I will use Sonja for my SOPs. She is very professional, and responsive" "Quickly adapted to my situation. Provided exactly what I asked for. Would highly recommend." I'm a freelance Copywriter, Instructional Designer, and Trainer with over 20 years of experience. I'm also an award wining creative writer. A couple of my top writing skills are transforming complex subjects into layman's terms and organizing clear, concise reports.

    $49.00 /hr
    235 hours
    4.88
  6. 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
  7. Kyle Jacobs

    Kyle Jacobs

    Erotic Romance Ghostwriting / KDP Specialist.

    United States - Portfolio: 13

    Erotic Romance Ghostwriters are an abundant resource, but they can't all claim $6,340+ worth of stories sold in the last year. - Knowledge of Genre, Niches, Kinks, and How to write for them. - Self-Published Erotic Romance Author of 15+ Titles. - Hot sex scenes. - Emotional Depth through Character Development. - Studied the bestsellers to learn what makes a book sell. Your stories are delivered, on time, edited, and formatted to your specifications.

    $16.00 /hr
    374 hours
    4.75
  8. Samantha Lienhard

    Samantha Lienhard

    Writer - horror, fantasy, comedy, and video games

    United States - Portfolio: 4

    I am a professional writer and longtime gamer, with expertise in both areas. As a published fiction writer and an affiliate member of the Horror Writers Association, I've devoted my life to writing, ever since I realized as a little kid that I wanted to be an author. I take every job very seriously and will give your work the same attention and care I give to my own. I have a B.A. in English with a minor in Creative Writing. Currently, I am pursuing an M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction. My education provided me with strong English skills, as well as editing skills honed through workshops and beta reading. I have frequently reviewed and proofread the writing of classmates, both creative writing and essay writing. As a video game freelance writer, I have written guides, articles, and news posts for Cheats.co, Xbox360Cheats.com, GTA5Cheats.com, and JBG News.

    $22.22 /hr
    627 hours
    5.00
  9. David Martinez

    David Martinez

    Illustration, childrens, and audio/video editing

    United States - Portfolio: 10

    I've worked all over the country, from laying geophones in the Mohave, to building roof trusses in New England, to shoveling sand out of a Florida wetland. For the past several years I've been a project manager. One thing I've learned: I work to serve the client and I bring that philosophy to my design work as well. Please check out my online portfolio at www.outcropdesign.net.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Darrin C.

    Darrin C.

    Writer & Editor, loves deadlines

    Canada

    I am a writer of many disciplines, and I love working with deadlines. I have experience with different forms of scriptwriting and poetry, as well as blogging and short fiction. Along with my majors in Theatre and Creative Writing, I was able to obtain a minor in Pop Culture, which allowed me to explore my interest in media. I'm excited to use my voice to help give life to your ventures!

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00