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  1. Karla Lant

    Karla Lant

    Writer, Editor, Professor

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

    I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor; I was a trial attorney until 2010. I have a BA and an MA in social sciences and each course of study was writing intensive. I have a JD from Columbia Law School. I have an LLM in biotechnology and genomics (thesis outstanding). My academic training and current teaching roles have given me expertise in AP, MLA, Chicago, APA, and other style guides. I have written a weekly column in a local online magazine, I write and manage several large business blogs, and I have managed and produced social media for several organizations. I have demonstrated editorial judgement and a superior command of the English language. I have years of teaching experience with adults and children. I have experience providing voice talent, especially for technical businesses (please see sample below). Finally, I have years of experience with training and course development. I am based in Phoenix, Arizona. PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Online portfolio: https://karlalant.contently.com Sample Press Releases: Live Casino Partners: http://www.pr.com/press-release/467632 Victoria Milan: (All English language press releases by Karla Lant) http://www.victoriamilan.com/press/ Sample Web Copy: Visualized Arts: http://visualizedarts.com/ Au Lac Gallery: http://aulacgallery.com.au/about/ Academic reference projects: Multicultural America, eds. Cortes, Carlos Eliseo and Golson, J. Geoffrey, 2014, multiple sections. Golson Media project: Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. Golson, 2014, multiple Industry Profile sections. Graphic World projects: Marketing Handbook (article on Social Media) and Business Law Handbook (article on Global Business Law), 2014. Lifestyle/Humor: Victoria Milan US: http://www.victoriamilan.us/blog/ Smiles for All: http://www.smilesforall.com/author/karla-lant/ http://www.smilesforall.com/three-surprising-things-wont-kill-laptop/ Professional Publications: “Are You Competent to Argue Juvenile Competency?” For The Defense, Vol. 15, Issue 01, Page 1, 2006. Lant, Karla. SEO Dos, Don'ts, and Must Haves. 11-04-2013. http://www.amazon.com/SEO-Donts-Must- Haves-Karla-Lant-ebook/dp/B00GJWJ3EW Book Reviews, Academic Work: “Review: ‘Recommendations for revisions to the Declaration of Helsinki,’” [International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, “Commentaries” section, Fall 2007.] “Book Review: 25 Months” [American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, issue on clinical biomedical ethics]. “Book Review: The Socialist Feminist Project,” Association for Feminist Anthropology, 2004. http://www.aaanet.org/sections/afa/?book-review=the-socialist-feminist-project-a-contemporary-reader-in-theory- and-politics “Book Review: Death Is That Man Taking Names,” POLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Spring 2004. “Breeder at Law,” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Spring 2002. http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/coljgl11&div=9&id=&page= Zombie Nation: Racism, AIDS, Haiti and Horror, University of Alabama, 1998. Books: Lant, Karla. The Candida Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Paleo Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla (co-author). Candida Diet and Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Editing projects: Please request samples http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=1659 Musical Theater: http://www.intransitthemusical.com/#!meet-the-writers/vstc2=karla-lant

    $55.56 /hr
    273 hours
    4.95
  2. Lakeisha E.

    Lakeisha E.

    eBook Writer, Blogger and Editor with a Sarcastic Sense of Humor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    If you're looking for mediocre quality, I am NOT your person. I enjoy working with minimal supervision, and strive to do my best with the job that I take on. I am well aware of my responsibilities towards my clients; making me a suitable candidate for possible vacancies. Why me? I've always given my best, the feedback on my profile will vouch for my professionalism. I look forward to working with you on your projects! My Website: http://freelancerninja.webnode.com/

    $7.78 /hr
    296 hours
    4.92
  3. Mary junriza C.

    Mary junriza C.

    Expert Content Writer with SMM and SEO Experience

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 17

    With Bachelor of Mass Communication Degree - a writer at heart and a junior Juris Doctor student. I am experienced in content/blog/SEO writing and Social Media Management (SMM) with skills in word press, PSE11 for infograhics and other digital arts like Scrapbooking. Here's a summary of what I can do for you. CONTENT CREATION Write content on different topics ( travel, health, insurance, business, real estate, pets, social media etc) review products/apps, blog content writing via Wordpress and base on given keywords, create original short stories (for adults & kids), legal articles; write research paper or academic article; legal blog writing/legal (family law, criminal law, business law, corporate law, traffic law, and many more). EDITING and PROOFREADING This is for all types of texts such as website content, eBooks, novels, minutes, reports, research papers, emails etc. SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT (SMM) - Multi-manage different social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, GooglePlus); increase Likes and Fans, Drive traffic, floods, and many more; Create Social Media Plan, Social Media Strategy, or Social Media Campaign with measurable results; Administer forums, communities, groups and increase engagement; Facilitate daily updates, posts, replies and boost interaction SEO Keyword search via Google Adwords and other keyword tools and SEO Pressor. I understand that every work has different standards but I am wiling to meet such and guarantee you good work.

    $5.56 /hr
    5,932 hours
    4.90
  4. Audrey Howitt

    Audrey Howitt

    Writer, Researcher, licensed psychotherapist, voice teacher, lawyer

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 3

    I really enjoy research and writing. As an attorney, over the past twenty years I have honed my skills in that area. In the past year, I have begun to add creative writing skills and would like to continue in this area as well. My core skills lie within several divergent areas: I am an excellent researcher and writer. I am also a licensed psychotherapist and am well versed in technical areas within the psychology field. Finally, I am an excellent singer and voice teacher and am a member of the National Association of Teachers of Singing.

    $22.22 /hr
    11 hours
    4.93
  5. Vatsal Bhandari

    Vatsal Bhandari

    Legal & Financial Consultant/Article Writer

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 5

    My core competency is in the field of Finance and Law. As a writer: I write creative, original and professional content on money, interest rates, inflation, exchange rates, trade, capital theory, economic philosophy, public policy, personal finance, bankruptcy, real estate and security investments, credit repair, banking, loans, insurance and legal contracts. Past work experience: I have performed accounting, research, operations, legal writing, forecasting, pricing, budgeting, income allocation, financial reporting and analysis for various clients on Upwork. Skype ID - vatsal4592

    $20.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.88
  6. Sarah M.

    Sarah M.

    Professional Freelance Writer for Upscale Projects

    United States - Last active: 23 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 13

    Current Work Schedule is as follows: 8 AM ET - 3 PM ET, M-F NO weekends Hello! My name is Sarah, and I'm pleased to make your acquaintance. I am a skilled Professional writer with three years' worth of experience in various genres. My current focus is on the beauty/skin/hair genre as I have been working exclusively in this realm for the past 3 years now. I am capable, however, of developing content in any niche - see my feedback below as proof. I have the ability to write on any topic assigned to me, and have the know-how to provide you with results oriented, natural, great sounding content which will drive traffic to your website or blog and increase your overall business. Currently, I am a writer for a multitude of venues, including websites, blogs, and magazines, among other entities. Some of the genres I have written articles and blogs on have been: Travel Family Food Coffee Schools Weddings Services offered by Companies Sales pitches Endorsements for products Weather Medical jobs Job salaries Airports Informative articles Medical Marijuana 'About Me' sections on websites and much more. My work speaks for itself, and is always 100% original. I use perfect American English, and always strive for perfection. I double and triple check my work to ensure the quality of my work goes above and beyond expectation. This has been noted in my feedback. Thank you for taking the time to look over my profile and consider me for the position. I look forward to hearing from you soon.

    $20.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.79
  7. Johnson M.

    Johnson M.

    Creative & Legal Writer. Journalist.Graphic Designer.Editor.Translator

    Kenya - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    I have vast experience in Creative Writing & Journalism, Legal Writing & Research, Editing, English-Swahili Translation and Graphic Art. I work diligently, confidently, ambitiously and have no doubt that the quality of my output is sterling. I have also taught English and Swahili for more than 10 years at Secondary School level.

    $16.67 /hr
    7 hours
    4.98
  8. Meaghan McGauley

    Meaghan McGauley

    Administrative Support/Data Entry/Virtual Assistant/Writer/

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    As a committed individual, I undertake all my assignments seriously and tackle problems promptly. I specialize in giving quality services with respect for deadlines and high expectations. I can bring value to you and your business and help you solve administrative issues as long as it is within my range of expertise. Also, I have been a Paralegal since 2010. I provide quality work in; * Data Entry and proof-reading * Web research * Virtual Assistant * Customer service * Administrative Support * Microsoft Excel * Microsoft Word * Adobe Photoshop (Catalogs, Brochure, Book Cover and Etc.) * Adobe Illustrator (Photo Editing) * Call Handling * Email Handling * Image Editing * Social Media Marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Wordpress) * Transcription * Video Conversion * Appointment Setting * Calendar Management * Technical Support Currently I am working on improving my portfolio.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Sarah Smith

    Sarah Smith

    Law Student Guru, Creative Strategist

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago

    Howdy howdy howdy. Welcome to the creative mind of Sarah Smith. For a detailed look into my past, I graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas A&M University with a dual degree in International Communications/Media and French. My occupational background consists of print and digital media with The Battalion Newspaper and WhereTraveler Magazine as well as sales, design, and marketing strategies with FansTailgate.com and Avant Garde Management Group. Currently, I attend New York Law School where I hope to retain some sanity and leave with a JD in Intellectual Property Law. My free to check out anything and everything via my website at: www.sarahsmithportfolio.wordpress.com Please don't hesitate to shoot me a message! For whatever you may need, I promise we'll make it happen together.

    $25.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  10. Denise R.

    Denise R.

    Business Management, Paralegal, Virtual Assistant

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

    I have years of experience in the fields of legal and business. I am a Certified Paralegal with a Bachelor's Degree in Legal Studies, Associates in Paralegal Studies and an anticipated MBA in Business Management. I have worked as a business paralegal for years licensing collection agencies and filing business documents. I have expertise in drafting filings for regulatory matters and legal matters. My skills include writing, business management, general virtual assistance, legal assistance, drafting pleading and legal documentation, legal research, etc. I have various administrative skills that will help me to excel even in positions outside of the legal realm. I have an excellent 10 key speed and I type 80 wpm. I would make an excellent candidate for a reasonable rate.

    $16.67 /hr
    9 hours
    5.00