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Content Writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.73.

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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Katherine Miller

    Katherine Miller

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 8 hours 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
    1,155 hours
    4.99
  5. Gregory Myhre

    Gregory Myhre

    Voice Over Talent/Writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I have been working as a voice over artist in Los Angeles for over 10 years after completing my masters degree from UCLA’s school of theater, film, and television. My extensive resume in voice acting includes, but is not limited to, a character in the three-time video game of the year 'Uncharted' series for Sony Entertainment, acting as the voice of Canadian Air, and narrating a new feature film documentary to be released in theaters later this year. I have worked in film, television, commercial, industrial, animation, video game, and all things new media and internet. My love for voice over goes hand in hand with my love for collaboration and creativity. Creating with someone and bringing a vision to life creatively as a team are things in which I find great joy,

    $40.00 /hr
    147 hours
    4.96
  6. Alyssa Roehrenbeck

    Alyssa Roehrenbeck

    A creative, witty, inspired entrepreneurial gal.

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 8

    I was born to be a freelancer (I say "Heck No!" to cubicles), and love meeting new clients through Elance and oDesk! I make half of my income through online content creation, social media marketing, blogs, and any other copy work that comes my way. The second half of my income sprouts from my outside creative endeavors where I am an actress and video producer in Portland, Oregon. Creativity and discipline are a great match for me, and I hope to share them with you on your next project. I work well independently and in a team and am trained in article marketing, link building, and social media. Research is my forte, and I have no problem incorporating keywords seamlessly. My clients span diverse fields from kids science education, landscaping, wood floor sanding, and even UVC technology. I am willing to tackle anything, and truly enjoy helping businesses communicate with their desired audience. Message me today for ideas and rates on your next project!

    $28.00 /hr
    381 hours
    4.85
  7. Ashley J.

    Ashley J.

    Regularly Published Writer & Contributing Editor

    United States - Last active: 11 days ago

    Communications Major | International Studies Minor | University Graduate | Full Time Freelance Writer. Regular Contributor to: - The Untitled Magazine (TriBeCa based arts and fashion magazine) - Art Youth Society (internationally based creative collective) - Ask Miss A (philanthropy niche lifestyle publication) - Yvel and Genesis Diamonds (high end jeweler blogs) Areas of Expertise: Entertainment | Fashion | Luxury Travel | Nightlife | Health & Beauty | WordPress HTML | SEO | Creative Writing | Reviews of Beauty and Lifestyle Products As Well As Food, Film, and Music My niche areas are listed above, Elance job history is listed below. I’m currently open to opportunities in food, holistic wellness and alternative medicine, and art. If you’re searching for an expert in the fields of entertainment journalism, fashion writing, or wedding blogging, I’m your girl! Service Description: Choosing me for your freelance needs is choosing an international, university educated total package writer. My specialties include: • SEO • Copywriting • Blog and Article Writing And my experience also extends to some backend HTML work. I am always willing to take on a new task and learn skills as I go if necessary; especially for a job that I feel passionate about being able to be a part of. Bringing a voice to your publication or platform, and acting as a true collaborator are always two major goals when taking on a new job, as are maintaining professional relationships and producing content and results you’ll be enthused about. A digital nomad, almost always on, and ready to go! If you are interested in sending a job invite or initiating a job, would you like to see relevant social media stats, or updates on major projects and links to published work; start a dialogue, reach out and ask. You can also keep up with me and my work by following on Twitter @Ashtronaut or Facebook (request e-mail address or friend request).

    $50.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.98
  8. Chris Appleford

    Chris Appleford

    Writer and Editor

    Australia - Last active: 8 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I have many years experience writing for websites, both in my professional life working at national and international sporting organisations in the NRL, Super Rugby and Cricket Australia; and my own personal website - www.travellingapples.com. Since joining oDesk I have written for clients in a wide variety of industries including automotive, retail, health and fitness, real estate, sport and education. As you can see from my ratings and comments I am more than capable of producing high quality work across a wide range of areas. I have a Bachelor of Education Degree and was a schoolteacher for five years before embarking on a nine year career working in professional sport as a media manager, digital media manager and General Manager of Communications. I then started my own business from scratch, which was a first for me, before selling it to help fund my family's current global nomadic adventure. I also have extensive experience managing social media platforms, particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. I established the Melbourne Storm's social media platforms, building the Facebook following to over 110,000. I was also contracted by Etihad Stadium in Melbourne in 2013 to establish their social media presence, with particular focus on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, with huge success.

    $38.89 /hr
    622 hours
    5.00
  9. Joshua J.

    Joshua J.

    Writer/Social Media Mgr/Voice Talent

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 9

    I am an experienced Public Relations and Marketing professional with experience managing corporate image and increasing revenue through managing design, SEO, and research professionals; writing and editing various materials and communications; blogging; coordinating and leading projects of differing kinds; managing and optimizing social media; and maintaining professional relationships with media and publications contacts. Common responsibilities have included producing videos for educational and/or marketing purposes, utilizing graphic design software to create marketing brochures, creating press releases, ghostwriting articles for international trade journals to promote corporate credibility, professionally networking for recruitment purposes, and managing a team of cost-saving outsourcers overseas, etc. In other words, I'm the guy who can take your company's message to the masses and your image to the stars. Let me make you look good.

    $27.78 /hr
    1 hours
    4.96
  10. Malisa Valdez

    Malisa Valdez

    Spanish Voice Over Talent

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    I am an experienced voice over talent. I have 25 years of professional expertise. I worked as a journalist and newscaster on television and radio: TV and Radio News Shows Voice Over for TV Documentaries Prepared and presented a television program on science and technology TV and Radio Spots. Well versed in English to Spanish translations. I love what I do!

    $88.89 /hr
    0 hours
    4.98