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  1. Abdullah Mohamed

    Abdullah Mohamed

    Reverse Engineer, IT Security Trainer, Analyst, Security Consultant

    Egypt - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 8

    Hello world, My name is Abdullah Mohamed, 21 year-old student at Alexandria University, currently studying Computer and Communication Engineering. I love Electronics, Information Technology Security field, and coding in C and Python. I've also got a little blog in which I share my technical projects from time to time, you can have a look at it from the link: http://defensivetech.blogspot.com

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Romena C.

    Romena C.

    Sourcing Specialist with sales and marketing experience.

    Philippines - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 3

    Over the past six (6) years I have developed excellent customer service roles in a variety of industries ranging from the hospitality, aeronautical, performing arts and supply industry. A proven track record in being a committed reliable employee who is able to communicate to fellow workmates both in large groups and classes to one on one lessons. I am looking for engaging roles in both a full time or part time capacity. I am seeking the opportunity to help companies and individuals reach their goals efficiently and productively. I guarantee that hiring me will provide you a terrific results in both quality and speed. I am a proficient person who can manage the time wisely and get the job done. I also have experience in marketing projects / campaigns, Stock taking, sourcing / procurement and Cash Handling.

    $5.56 /hr
    141 hours
    5.00
  3. jeremy hewett

    jeremy hewett

    Spanish Translation, Systems Analysis and Design

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago

    I have 7+ years experience speaking Spanish. I have had great success in my writing. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems and currently working on my Master's in Business Intelligence. I have taken several Website design courses in college and I am very familiar with the design process for Meta-tags and page content being relevant to the page name in the SEO aspect. I have enjoyed writing in the technical field (transforming it from boring technical information to accurate fun to read information. I am a very professional and thorough worker. I believe in doing it right the first time.

    $27.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Mary Kaye Eisele

    Mary Kaye Eisele

    Technical Copywriter, Copy Editing, Content Writer and Business Writer

    United States - Last active: 15 days ago - Tests: 3

    If you are looking for an amazing writer and/or editor who is a long-time oDesk contractor, you've landed at just the right place, and with just the right person. I get you. I know you're busy. And whether I'd be working for you or a client(s) of yours, as a writer, it is my job to be flexible. Not only that, but when a deadline escalates, I have a long history of going the extra mile and delivering content exactly to your liking. But don't take my word for it; check out my 50+ oDesk references for which I've logged over 3,000 hours on oDesk! Kaye to the rescue here. (And yes, I go by Kaye.) Just because you don't want to hire a newbie. You want someone who is tried and true, someone who can DELIVER just what you're looking for. Whether that be copywriting, technical writing, or editing of any type. My specialties include IT writing/technical writing, copywriting, app writing, manual writing, and health IT and healthcare writing, among many other types. I'm a loyal, fast, thorough, and original technical writer with an academic/medical background at your beck and call. What more could you ask for?

    $22.50 /hr
    3,300 hours
    4.80
  5. KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    KAZY NOOR -E- ALAM SIDDIQUEE

    Article and academic content writer, Technical visual Graphic Designer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 85

    Interested in Research contents, SEO articles or technical diagrams? I am here with you and my vision is to build up a business relationship with you. Can you please choose your requirement from below as these are my fields of work. 1. Writings i. Academic (4+ years experience)- -writing,reviewing, editing (Research papers, Thesis, Reports, Assignments, Articles) in APA, MLA, Harvard, chicago, Oxford styles ii. Technical (4+ years experience) -Contents of latest technologies -pervasive (ubiquitous) computing -cloud computing -distributed systems -sensor networks -protocols of wired and wireless network -IP networking -programming with latest languages like Java, .Net, PHP, MySQL, ORACLE, SQL Server -Big Data -Database Management Systems (DBMS) -User Manual/Guide, Installation/Troubleshooting guide, EBook, Book Cover design, Theme/template design -Project Plans/Project Management -Chart design (Gantt Chart, other project charts) using latest technologies like Google visualization tools (google docs, spreadsheets, charts, tree maps), MS Office tools (MS Word, Excel, Access, Visio, Power Point, Publisher, Project), Visio Stencils/diagrams, BPMN diagrams iii. SEO, BMR (2+ year experience) iv. Marketing/Promotional Article (3+ years experience) 2. Web research (4+ year experience) i. Reviewing of Websites, Blogs, Articles, Marketing contents etc. ii. Forum posting/commenting iii. blog commenting iv. Business Plan Writing and researching v. Graphical Design and Animation vi. Consultancy in technological and business events

    $15.00 /hr
    204 hours
    4.52
  6. Kristin Jordan

    Kristin Jordan

    Freelance Writing & Editing

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

    With a degree in Literary Arts from Brown University and with over five years experience in virtual assisting, blogging, freelance writing, and editing; I am proficient in English and skilled at various styles and forms of writing. I am also able to multitask effectively and meet tight deadlines. I am seeking opportunities for proposal writing, ghost writing, web content, and blogging (including SEO). Typically I charge $25-$30 per an hour or $0.04 - $0.06 per a word depending on the scope and nature of the project. I can provide references upon request. My tech skills include Microsoft Word, Excel, Adobe, Wordpress, Power Point, iPhoto, Prezi, Dropbox, Google Documents, and iMovie (including transcription).

    $27.78 /hr
    178 hours
    5.00
  7. Annamneedi S.

    Annamneedi S.

    Expert Web deisgn with Wordpress & PHP

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    ->Web design - Proficient in PHP, Wordpress Wordpress PHP xhtml html5 CSS3 Javascript Jquery Responsive web development Adobe Indesign Adobe photoshop Dreamweaver ->SEO (Search Engine Optimization) Services 1) KEYWORD RESEARCH Keywords are an important area of the SEARCH ENGINE MARKETING work and also many of us keep no holes within undertaking our own keyword research, our keyword research is performed on your site information, opposition, and area of interest keywords used by internet consumer. 2) ON-PAGE OPTIMIZATION • Optimization of - Title Tags • Meta Tags • Alt Tags • Body Text • Header Tags 3) OFF PAGE OPTIMIZATION • Search Engine Submission • Article Submissions. • Directory Submissions. • Classifieds. • Social Bookmarking • Blog Submissions • Blog Creation • Forum Submissions 4) Social Media Marketing (SMO) I have a good knowledge in IMACRO scripting & Data Entry involving the skills - Copy Paste - Data Extraction - Data Mining - Imacros - Web research - Excel - MS Word - MS Office tools

    $12.00 /hr
    45 hours
    4.95
  8. John Reed

    John Reed

    Highly Experienced Technical Support Professional

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am currently the sole customer/technical support provider for a veteran OS X and iOS developer, resolving technical issues, isolating bugs, and writing end-user documentation. I have many years of experience in independent/freelance hardware and software support, providing services both remotely and on location. I have worked with a number of leading telecommunications providers and commercial/consumer information technology vendors to ensure their internal users and customers received access to required resources at all times. Though I do not plan to leave my current position, I'm always interested in additional remote support opportunities, particularly in the Apple Mac OS X and iOS market. If you're an independent developer who needs a hand with your support workload, I would love to hear from you.

    $11.11 /hr
    90 hours
    5.00
  9. Emmanuel Cimafranca

    Emmanuel Cimafranca

    Database Maintenance, Researcher, Data Entry, Magento Administrator

    Philippines - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    With my skills in database maintenance and data entry work, I aim to render exemplary work, going beyond the client's job requirements. I have been working as a real-estate database maintenance professional, Magento administrator, researcher, and data entry professional for more than 7 years and I hope that I can apply what I have learned in my future jobs. I provide high quality work with 100% accuracy at a timely pace to ensure that client satisfaction is guaranteed. I am a fast learner and I am very flexible when it comes to the work requirements.

    $6.67 /hr
    1,539 hours
    4.70
  10. Farjana A.

    Farjana A.

    Lead Generation LinkedIn Web Research Jigsaw Zoominfo Rapportive

    Bangladesh - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    Expert of Lead Generation LinkedIn Web Research Jigsaw Rapportive My services for client: ►Lead Generation◄ Collect Company's Information Collect Company's Direct Phone Number Collect Company's Direct Email Address Collect Personal Information Collect Personal Phone Number Collect Personal Email address Lead Collection By Social Media ► LinkedIn ◄ New Connection Increase and Build Create Group Page Lead Generation Jobs Searching and Create New Jobs Posting New Daily message sending to the client Create and edit Personal profile Create company’s page Create and edit company’s profile Daily Posting Upload Documents LinkedIn Research Join Target LinkedIn Groups LinkedIn Sending Messages LinkedIn Connections Tagging LinkedIn Sending Invitations to your target niche Increase LinkedIn Visibility ► Web Research◄ Market Research Company's Information Research Various Blog Research Various Forum Research Email Research Phone Number Research ► Other ◄ Email & contact List Building Email Scraping Google Research Finding Companies email address Finding corporate email address My Working tools I have:- LinkedIn Premium Account. Data or Jigshaw account. Able to access to collect all Phone and email. Zoominfo account. Salesforce Account. Lead411 Account. Premium email address verifier tools. Rapportive for email checking. ► My Expertise Area ◄ Web Research LinkedIn Research with Advance Search Data/Jigshow Contact Research. Rapportive. Salesforce for CRM Advance Google Search Email List Building Lead Generation Lead Collection Sales Lead Generation Microsoft Excel, Office and Powerpoint. Google Spread Sheet and DropBox

    $5.56 /hr
    898 hours
    4.65