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  1. Judy Genandt

    Judy Genandt

    Creative Writer; Editor; PPT

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

    Author of four published books (romance genre) and numerous articles published at several writing websites; ghost writer at the Elance site for the past year; experienced in plotting story lines and describing character interactions, with a good mix of dialogue and narrative. Accustomed to working under a deadline. Interests and expertise in environmental causes, animal rights, and political issues; born and raised in farming community and currently working at a small church; life experiences include a long-term marriage, motherhood, grandmotherhood, and divorce.

    $16.00 /hr
    17 hours
    4.99
  2. Les Blythe

    Les Blythe

    Professional Writer and Best Selling Author

    South Africa - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    "Very knowledgeable around persuasive, effective PR. 100% trustworthy. Yes, he clearly understands top-notch copywriting. Say 'yes' to him. Glad I did." You need exquisitely written and imaginative content that captivates your target audience instantly and I deliver just that. On time EVERY time! Give me just a moment of your time and I'll tell you about myself but most importantly of all how I can help you achieve your goals. I'm a full-time freelance copywriter, business consultant and Amazon Kindle best-selling author. I've published in excess of 20 books and am a native English speaker from the UK. I've written literally thousands of articles and papers for both for my own businesses and for my clients. I bring a solid no-nonsense approach to my work - your time is money and I appreciate that. That said, I do have a wicked sense of humor and have published several lighthearted stories on Amazon Kindle for relaxation!

    $44.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Rajesh Karunakaran

    Rajesh Karunakaran

    Visual Foxpro Expert with .NET experience

    India - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 1

    Over 15 years of experience in Information Technology I have been handling complete development cycle using Visual Foxpro, MSSQL, .NET C#, VB, HTML5. I have intense experience and competency in developing new applications also (Desktop & Web) handling ground level design upto implementation and maintenance. I have successfully handled conversion of a few applications from old VFP version into New VFP version (9) as well as other newer technologies. I have also handled A to Z of an online printing service provider website starting from its Database design, Function flow design, GUI design, content writing, punchlines, SEO friendliness and Online/Offline data maintenance. This included documentation and processes for Payment Gateway integration. I am good in English. I am a good content writer and creative writer. I am a guitarist and singer, having a few original songs into my credit. I have been composing, writing scores, recording and singing.

    $12.00 /hr
    105 hours
    4.96
  4. David Sautter

    David Sautter

    Fitness and Nutrition Writer - Personal Trainer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    10 years of successful industry experience - Certified Personal Trainer - Group Fitness Instructor - Published health and fitness writer - Fitness and nutrition workshop leader - Social media manager for fitness-based companies Certified by the National Academy of Sports Medicine Featured articles and fitness content published in: - Workout Labs - Supplement Critique - No Time Wheysted - Men Daily - Gym Source - And many more...

    $35.00 /hr
    255 hours
    4.95
  5. April Herndon

    April Herndon

    Graphic Designer

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 19

    Proficient in numerous programs including, but not limited to, the following: - Wordpress - Microsoft Word - Microsoft PowerPoint - Optimize Press - Leadpages - Mailchimp - Ontraport - Aweber - Google Docs - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe InDesign - Adobe Illustrator - Adobe Acrobat - Camtasia I am a reliable and highly driven graphic designer. All of my design work is completed with the newest version(s) of Adobe software. In addition to my design work, I offer a variety of other skills to my clients including virtual assisting and admin tasks. As a perk to my clients, I offer free stock photography for projects through shutterstock.com -- the BEST stock photography site there is.

    $30.00 /hr
    295 hours
    4.77
  6. Khushi M.

    Khushi M.

    System Administrator & Web Developer

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

    I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website http://tecdistro.com. The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.93
  7. Gabriel VanSolkema

    Gabriel VanSolkema

    Experienced Writer

    United States - Last active: 6 days ago - Portfolio: 2

    I am a young, passionate writer, a creative storyteller, and a skilled editor. I view any writing as a piece of art and will treat it as such. I am a native English speaker, and have thus far completed two years of college education at the most prestigious Christian College in the world, Wheaton College. I am also currently working on writing a couple novels that I hope to have published.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Justine Biluan

    Justine Biluan

    Graphic Designer with Relevant Years of Experience

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    To the maximum limit of my skills and abilities, I will provide you the request you are asking for given the enough time frame.

    $5.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Patrick Seguin

    Patrick Seguin

    Expert Copywriter & Editor with Marketing Experience

    Czech Republic - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

    I write copy that helps you build and nurture mutually beneficial relationships with your customers. Complementary marketing skills enable me to identify market needs and communicate clear solutions. Writing has always been fundamental to my career. With over two decades of personal and professional experience, I can ensure that you speak with your audience effectively. I have over 15 years of experience in online marketing and product marketing, gained through positions in major international companies operating in the Czech Republic, including O2 and AVG Technologies. At present, I'm developing and executing communications strategies and producing content for eFace2Face, Inc., provider of the world’s only complete web-based video selling and electronic signature solution. I enjoy using my writing skills to breathe life into innovative ideas while working with talented people who are eager to share their knowledge and skills. Let me know what I can do for you. I look forward to meeting you!

    $50.00 /hr
    3,991 hours
    4.18