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  1. Nancy Bach

    Nancy Bach

    Writer/Editor Always high quality and on time (or early)

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 52

    Highly experienced writer, editor, and project manager. Currently managing virtual team developing and writing online content for global finance business. Also providing primary editing and some writing for major Internet travel and language-learning businesses. I have BS and MBA degrees and have worked in various technical, marketing, and managerial roles while living in Hong Kong, Switzerland, and US. - Built and led virtual, cross-cultural teams world-wide - Strong leadership, communication, and organizational development skills - Change agent and manager - Very proficient trainer and facilitator A broad-based writer and perfectionist editor, I'm skilled in working with clients who are not native-English speakers. My range includes articles, full-length books and series in travel, technical, business, children and young adult, motivational, romance, user guides, and training materials. I'm editor-of-choice for several children's, business, and travel authors.

    $40.00 /hr
    3,081 hours
    4.97
  2. Patrick Seguin

    Patrick Seguin

    Expert Copywriter & Editor with Marketing Experience

    Czech Republic - 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
    4,068 hours
    4.18
  3. Chelsea O'Neill

    Chelsea O'Neill

    Innovative Content Writer & Designer

    United States - Tests: 3

    The answer is simple: You need a freelancer who can deliver the best services your money can buy. I understand the need and strive to achieve it. If you want superior quality and someone who'll go the extra mile - then I'm your person. I am a highly motivated professional freelancer and have been self employed for over 4 years. I only apply on jobs I feel confident I can accomplish to the needs of the business/client. My commitment is to provide my clients with excellent quality in a timely manner. Due to this, I will only take on writing about topics I know enough about to write about competently. Since I am a stay at home mom, I am also able to work at any time of the day. My skills cover multiple areas in multimedia, journalism, graphic design, and business administration areas. Computer programs I am proficient include but are not limited to: Photoshop, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, as well as various others. I am fluent in SEO article writing, blogging, as well as other forms of journalism. Let's talk! I look forward to working with you.

    $16.67 /hr
    1,026 hours
    4.94
  4. Elmie dawn L.

    Elmie dawn L.

    Virtual Assistant l Data Entry Professional l Article Writer

    Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    Accuracy. Proficiency. Assistance. Service. Satisfaction. Timeliness. These are my primary aims in rendering jobs to every client that I will work for. It is always an edge for me being an Information Technology Student because I am exposed to the fields of advancement. I am knowledgeable in data entry, web research, programming, email response stuffs, writing blogs and paper columns as well as customer service since I'm also a call center agent and a receptionist before. I specialized with the softwares like Microsoft Office ( XP, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010): MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MSPowerpoint, MS Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, DreamWeaver, SQL Server, Xampp, JCreator, Visual Basic 6.0, Codeblocks and ER Assistant. I have reliable computer backgrounds, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, language proficiency, and I am a computer literate. I can work under pressure and is hardworking and competent. My skills also include the adeptness in Programming Languages like C++ and Java Script, Visual Basic, HTML, PHP and My Sql. I am very willing to accept any work to be offered, rest assured that I will do my best to provide you with outputs that will suit your standards and satisfaction.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,945 hours
    4.72
  5. Hazel May Fiel

    Hazel May Fiel Agency Contractor

    Project Manager, Real Estate VA, Data Entry Expert

    Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    I am interested in Data Entry, Transcription, Web Research, Social Media Management. I am an experienced data entry expert and the likes. My specific skills: * Management * Writing * Data Entry * Audio Transcription * Web surfing (Lead Generation) * Microsoft Office (powerpoint, excel, word, access) * PowerPoint Technician * Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Linkeden Management

    Associated with: Fiel Agency of Freelancers

    $5.56 /hr
    1,720 hours
    4.98
  6. Arpana Mishra

    Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

    SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

    India - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

    Associated with: Web Writers

    $11.11 /hr
    2,060 hours
    4.77
  7. Whitney Sarallo

    Whitney Sarallo

    Marketing/Administrative/Customer Service/Creative Design

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    My background includes a great deal of time doing freelance marketing. I am advanced in Adobe software, specifically In-Design. Along with programs such as Microsoft Office and customer service generated work desks. My Bachelor's Degree is in Marketing and I am almost complete with my MBA in Hospitality Management. I am very organized, hard working, efficient, and able to do just about any customer service or design related project you can offer me!

    $19.00 /hr
    1,273 hours
    0.00
  8. Jonathan Albert Uy

    Jonathan Albert Uy

    FREELANCER

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I intend to do my best in any way I can and to be a responsible and efficient affiliate adhering to company's policies and standards. I've been working for almost 5 yrs now. Currently working in a BPO company current position is Recruitment Officer and Home Based Email Marketer. Also worked at a Lending and Investment Company. Also worked as a Graphic Designer. Handled phone calls for both inbound and outbound. Trained to handle interviews for applicants and interns. Encoder. Etc...

    $5.56 /hr
    1,149 hours
    0.00
  9. Sarah Ingraham

    Sarah Ingraham

    Published Author and Literary Consultant

    United States - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    *I am now an oDesk top 10% contractor* As a published writer, I know how important your project is to you. If you need something written, I can write it. If you have it written, I can edit it. My previous clients and references include best-selling and Oprah Book Club authors, international speakers, academics, religious leaders, and award winning journalists. Whether you need help with fiction, non-fiction, or creative non-fiction, I can present it in an engaging, page turning manner. My specialties include: Young Adult, Religion, Philosophy, and fantasy/science fiction, which includes popular paranormal romance and speculative fiction. I can adeptly write outside of my specialties, especially with journalism and memoir, but I do not write copy, technical manuals, or extreme erotica i.e BDSM, rape, or gay. Most people that seek me out these days for either critique or developmental editing. If you are stuck on a story or know a part is flat, I know how to help you fix it. Or if you have finished your story and want to know how it would do in the market, I can tell you. I am not just a writer, but a literary consultant. I know how to help you find an agent, get a line editor, or navigate the sticky ropes of self-publishing. My rates reflect my advance degree (MFA in Creative Writing), my status at oDesk, and over a decade of experience, so please do not contact with the idea of high quality work for pennies. My rates start at: Critique: $2 per 1,000 words Ghostwriting: $14 per 1,000 words (please note that this is a starting price for a first draft, unedited work.) Editing: $25 per hour

    $25.00 /hr
    1,693 hours
    4.87