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  1. Vivinne W.

    Vivinne W.

    Quality, SEO Copywriter & Content Strategist

    United States - Last active: 11 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 26

    Hi! I work with great clients who require high quality copywriting. I care about your business goals, and strive to help you to meet them. Content marketing means attracting new clients to your website by solving problems or answering their questions. I’m an ex-professor, my own sites rank (with ongoing upkeep) on page 1 & 2 of Google. Check out my Top %10 Test Scores. I want to work for you long term, so I will consult with you draw out what is UNIQUE about you and your company. My stated rate reflects that time and effort to find your voice, your spin, your secret sauce-that’s what’s going to get readers, convert customers and build sales. Inquire about hiring me on contract as a "Content Strategist;" which includes managing, planning & creating content for your business blog. Or hire me simply to write web copy as needed. I will leave you/your agency clients, totally satisfied with my work and the expertise I provide. Specialties (by education or experience): ~Real estate/Interior design (avid interests) ~Art/Design (former professor in fine art) ~Holistic health/wellness (studied holistic nutrition, massage therapist) ~Healthy food, nutrition, various diets- vegan, vegetarian, raw ~Yoga/Mindfulness/Meditation (Certified yoga teacher, Mindfulness meditation practitioner for over 21 years; Studied with Burmese monks/US meditation teachers)

    $40.00 /hr
    58 hours
    4.85
  2. Janet Joyce

    Janet Joyce

    Brand Messaging and Copywriting

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 45

    Some people write flawlessly and with pizazz, some deliver on almost any subject, and others are detail-oriented, technical types who can translate for the laymen among us. With MBA Concepts, you get all three in one creative powerhouse of a service provider, PLUS the bonus of a consultant and adjunct steeped in business strategy and tactics. I bring a unique perspective to my work based on: - Hands-on marketing experience at Fortune 500 companies - 20 years of sales/technical/creative writing experience - My appointment as an adjunct instructor of marketing at NYU

    $75.00 /hr
    211 hours
    4.84
  3. Jan D.

    Jan D.

    Project Manager/Expert Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

    Over the last 6 years, I've written hundreds of web content and print articles for various clients. From there, I started to develop my own set of affiliate marketing websites using the Wordpress platform. I quickly moved on to accepting jobs creating and managing Wordpress sites, including domain and hosting registration as well as other technical concerns. And not only that, I'm also an all around virtual assistant for most of my clients working as a project manager, researcher, graphics person, customer support representative, content writer, etc. I have also managed several people in the past to deliver end results for the businesses we are a part of. My core competency lies in the fact that I am a fast learner, a versatile virtual assistant, and a competent project manager. Timeliness is of big importance to me. I have experience in the following areas: content writing, Wordpress sites, email marketing (Aweber and Constant Contact), project management (Basecamp), affiliate marketing (Clickbank, Commission Junction, etc.), online retail (Amazon FBA), Google Analytics, etc. My aim is to help you grow your business by being someone you can depend on to do tasks while you focus on the more important part of your business.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $11.11 /hr
    5,967 hours
    4.99
  4. David A.

    David A.

    Because Quality must not be Expensive

    Spain - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 7

    Professional English- Spanish translator, writer and VA, native of Spain with several experience working in various experience in several topics. I focused my work into offering the best for any kind of project that goes to me. Instead of subject, objective or source, I am committed, with quality as this translation or VA work will make the difference for yourself. As Spanish native, I can assure you the best result from any text. Make yourself a favor and help your work goes far, allowing to get in touch with every Spanish speaker around the world. Something that only a Spain native translator like me could do. And more, because translation, writing and VA work have a vital importance for a buyer because it show his public image. Quality is a must, and customers take cares so. Something showed in my portfolio with lots of satisfied customers those recommend my services. No trouble about how large or small is your job, I can get to any shoe, as you require. Translation: I specialize in ENG - ESP pair, where I offer translation services for all kinds of text and content: manuals, websites and software, sales papers, books and eBooks and anything that your business might require. My qualification in business and marketing helps your text to be better if your goal is achieved more sales, more customers, improve your company image or any other required objective. And if you need a more didactic or compressive text, as a sample for a manual or a textbook, I also can get the best of your text to help your readers to get in touch. Writing: on the same way of previous work, we also can create any kind of Spanish text for your website, manual, software, sales campaigns and nearly everything that you can need. If the text to be written or translated requires SEO purposes, it could be implemented too. Also happens with marketing or educative texts. You will get your text fitted into your main objective. Just let me know what you need and get it done, fast and accurate. VA work: experience is a must for a good VA. Experiences build both in offline and online work. I have spent several years on customer support, administrative and organization positions so I know what is needed to do and, best of all, how doing it better. The same happens in real world, where I have worked into customer and sales support for a travel site, or on sales support for a financial site. So just let me know what you need to be done and sit to watch it done. I fit to your project length and extension, offering great quality and short delivery, but without losing any quality in the process. Work is always done looking for best results, no trouble how much effort must I use to get it. So just tell me what is on your mind and together will find the best way to make it done

    $22.00 /hr
    335 hours
    4.95
  5. Mona G.

    Mona G.

    Veteran writer, editor, columnist - books, speeches, blogs, content.

    Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

    Mona G's core competency is writing and editing. She writes two columns; one with a local publication (COOK Magazine) where she writes restaurant reviews, and the other with a regional publication, (Enrich Magazine) where she writes about construction and home health and safety. Mona also contributes articles to several local publications including The Philippine Daily Inquirer, which is the country's number 1 newspaper. Mona writes for two online websites, namely http://www.viktorix.com/writer/mona-gonzalez/ and http://www.projectarmy.net/contributor/mona-gonzalez/. Mona has also contributed to the website, http://www.alzheimersblog.org/tag/alzheimers-philippines/. Mona is an experienced book writer and editor, and collaborates on book projects with Human Capital Asia Inc. and Katica.J. She has written and edited several books for clients on oDesk. Mona also writes web content, blogs, press releases, speeches, travel writing, and a wide range of topics such as home construction, boilers, food, travel, opinions, legal issues, ecological sustainability, product descriptions, fashion, events, marketing, religion, and academic writing. For samples of her work, both published in magazines and online, kindly refer to her account at http://grandoldlady.hubpages.com/. As the daughter of a diplomat, Mona grew up traveling and living overseas. As a result, she has had first had exposure to many cultures and English is her first language. Mona has an MS degree in Journalism from Boston University.

    $7.78 /hr
    4,443 hours
    4.95
  6. Billy Chappell

    Billy Chappell

    Content Marketing Director & Producer

    United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a professional writer that specializes in using copywriting, public relations and content-related marketing tactics to capitalize on my best-in-industry writing. Throughout my career, I've also served in marketing leadership roles, including Marketing Director at Wake Documents, and proven my ability to lead creative teams through the development, implementation and execution of comprehensive campaigns.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. mary grace torio

    mary grace torio Agency Contractor

    Live Chat Support Representative / passionate writer

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Me and my agency's goal is to help improve the website support services of our clients by delivering real time live support chat for websites and watching over their website 24/7. As for article writing, high quality articles that is consistent with the deadline had been and will always be my goal. I take pride in my work and what my agency do, in the end, we always hope that we will be able to contribute to each of our employer's success.

    Associated with: Chatsmith Online Services

    $5.56 /hr
    10,015 hours
    4.94
  8. Joshua Fairfield

    Joshua Fairfield

    Writer and Editor with a Web Design Focus

    United States - Last active: 10/24/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Since graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts in English, I have established my own business that helps companies leverage the power of SEO, SEM, and emerging technologies through the creation and curating of value-added content. In simpler, less inflated terms: I am a writer and designer who has learned how to write and design for the web. I love writing website content, email marketing campaigns, blog articles, press releases, journalistic pieces and everything in-between. I'm delving deeper and deeper into developing websites and creating complete marketing campaigns. I'm excited about where the future might take me. Contact me today so we can start working on a better future together.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,761 hours
    4.96
  9. Dr. Tayaba Khan www.pensante.org

    Dr. Tayaba Khan www.pensante.org

    Health, Medical, Writer, Editor, Digital,Marketing

    Pakistan - Last active: 11 hours ago - Portfolio: 15

    Dr. Tayaba holds over 12 years of experience in healthcare communications for clients in USA, UK, Australia, Mauritius, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Pakistan. Linkedin Profile: https://pk.linkedin.com/in/tayabakhan About Pensante: We are clinicians, dentists, academicians, statisticians, marketers, digital maestros and social media experts with over 12 years of experience in our core areas of expertise. We have successfully combined clinical, academic, business, marketing, brand, social and digital experiences to create a healthcare communication service like no other. We 1. Love marketing on traditional and digital media 2. Are sensitive to healthcare communications needs 3. Are super critical to obtain highest levels of accuracy 4. Love conversations on different media 5. Love thinking out of the box to craft your message www.pensante.org

    $22.00 /hr
    72 hours
    4.80