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  1. Richard T.

    Richard T.

    Professionalism covering every clients' needs.

    Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    British expat providing laser focused project development that delivers exactly what you need. My areas of expertise include: proofreading, copywriting, article writing, marketing language development, enhancing business presence and web-based media. Before submitting any written work for appraisal, distribution or publication, the material needs to show that it communicates its message in the clearest possible way. It should be well written in terms of its organization and appearance and it should be free of errors in terms of spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, and in its usage of English. I guarantee that all of these criteria will be met and supplied to the very highest of standards, on budget, and within your deadline. I provide excellence in the written word and look forward to working with you on your projects. Clients are guaranteed follow-up and after-service access which is inclusive of any costing for up to two weeks after signing off on a project.

    $45.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  2. Nadun Peiris

    Nadun Peiris

    SEO Specialist, Web Designer & Virtual Admin

    Sri Lanka - Portfolio: 4

    I am looking to bring my well-honed professional skills in SEO, Web Designing, WordPress, Magento, Joomla, IT, Internet Researching, Graphic Designing, Data Entry (MS, Word, MS Excel, Access, Citrix, Synergy), CRM Systems, Magento/Joomla shopping cart listing, Customer Service and client-focused online, oral, back office supervision and interpersonal communication skills internally to succeed in any related task posted in Elance. Having more than 10 years of experience working as a Back Office & Front Line supervisor of one of the top 10 multinational company in South Asia. A great successful one year service at Elance with TOP client reviews. Please refer SERVICE DESCRIPTION.

    $5.00 /hr
    7,303 hours
    4.99
  3. Danielle Dandan

    Danielle Dandan

    Experienced writer and copyeditor

    Philippines - Portfolio: 1

    Armed with rich writing experience and journalism background, I am confident that I will be able to meet your requirements and attend to your project's demands. My works have been published in several print and online outlets, including The Asian Journal, Balikbayan Magazine, PC Shopper magazine, The Manila Times, and The Varsitarian. I am currently enrolled in a creative writing course to put more edge in my writing style while joggling with my full-time job as Web Production Editor for the an international financial news website. On a lighter note, I am passionate about animal welfare, yoga, and Zumba. Please visit my website: danielledandan.tk

    $5.00 /hr
    22 hours
    5.00
  4. Sara S.

    Sara S.

    Creative Communicator

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    With a strong, broad background in writing, I enjoy leveraging my expertise to support the unique needs of professionals in varying industries. I have aided in the planning, strategic development and copywriting of multiple websites, newsletters, blogs, social media and press packages for companies in the health and wellness, telecommunications, publishing and retail industries. Specializing in small businesses, I enjoy working with entrepreneurial companies growing their brand. Please take a look at my portfolio and feel free to contact me with any questions, inquiries or communications/writing needs at sarajschmidt.com.

    $38.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. Katarzyna Gajda

    Katarzyna Gajda

    Experienced writer and translator

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 5

    Experienced bilingual writer, editor and proof reader. I offer content writing and proof reading services. All this - reasonably priced and always ahead of schedule. As a professional Content Writer I can help edit and proof read your documents in a timely manner. I provide translation and linguistic quality control services. Depending on the client's specifications and the project, I correct basic spelling, typographical and grammatical errors.

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Julie Joyce

    Julie Joyce

    Marketing Strategist, Fast Book Expert & Promotion

    United States - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Marketing Strategist for businesses, authors & experts. I specialize in FAST quality writing of articles, ebooks, SEO content, blog posts, press releases, etc. I also do professional edits and rewrites. All writing is designed to achieve the marketing objectives of the project. I have written over a dozen books under various pen names. I have also helped over 1200 authors....most of them first time indie authors to promote their books. I help authors with customized marketing strategy plans and media training/practice. See the many Authors my company has promoted: http://pinterest.com/booktourradio/booktourradio-features/ I am ready to help you achieve your marketing objectives with FAST high quality written content. If you need marketing I can get your book noticed with book marketing, promotion and publicity strategy.

    $35.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  7. Castro A.

    Castro A.

    Expert Microsoft Excel/ PDF/ Data Entry/ Web Research/ Specs Analyst

    Philippines - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

    I'am working for 10 years experience of administrative task. Goal oriented and has a high level quality of work. An expert in Microsoft Excel, Word, Html editor, acrobat, Photoshop application, Web Search and other various administrative tasks.

    $3.33 /hr
    3,776 hours
    4.73
  8. Karen L.

    Karen L. Agency Contractor

    free lance provider

    Philippines - Tests: 2

    I had worked as a teacher both in a classroom and on-line settings for more than twelve years. Within the span of certain years in teaching, I was promoted twice. I became also a customer service representative in some call centers, where I took care of the different needs and complaints of the customers/clients. I did also remote trouble shooting for a cable company. At certain seasons. I write and conceptualize events for some companies and sometimes write ads and press releases. I had also my shares of telemarketing. I do not just work because of money but I want to be an asset and to develop more of myself in my chosen field. My passion for writing inspires me to teach. I have been writing for school plays , which are some adaptations and when I am not teaching, I write sequence guides and concepts of an ad or events, such as product launching.

    Associated with: JobHub

    $5.56 /hr
    1,057 hours
    5.00
  9. Connie H.

    Connie H.

    Strategic Marketing and Communications Consultant

    United States - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 9

    Multi-talented professional with 10+ years strategic marketing and communications leadership and international experience across 5 continents. Expertise in web, print, advertising, event planning, email and direct marketing, internal communications and public relations. Exceptional creative collaborator who thrives deadline-driven environments.

    $88.89 /hr
    367 hours
    5.00
  10. Allyson Jones

    Allyson Jones

    Writer, Editor & Destination Marketing Expert

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Summary Professional writer, editor and destination marketing expert with more than two decades of experience shamelessly and creatively promoting the people, places, organizations, events, activities and history of the South Carolina Lowcountry and Coastal Empire of Georgia, in print, online and in person. An avid traveler with an eye for detail specializing in the crafting and editing of clear, concise and compelling copy that sells. Writing Extensive background in the creation of marketing and promotional collateral, web copy, press releases, blog posts and social media updates, event calendars, online content and feature articles for visitor guides, private communities, non-profit organizations, public relations firms, real estate agents, lifestyle magazines, advertiser-driven publications and newspapers. Editing & Proofreading Skilled proofreader with demonstrated proficiency using The Chicago Manual of Style, The Associated Press Stylebook and house style guides. Competent in copyediting, content editing, line editing and proofreading of advertising copy, online content, feature articles, marketing collateral, screenplays and classified ads. Editorial calendar creation for assorted publications, websites and social media channels. Computer & Internet Skills Extensive experience using Microsoft Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as Quick Books and Constant Contact. Blog writing and content creation using Joomla and WordPress, creation and management of various social media channels utilizing SEO keywords, shooting and manipulating images/video to post online. Data entry and database management experience. Education & Professional Development 2015 & 2014 SC Governor’s Conference on Tourism & Travel 2015 & 2014 Marketing College, Southeast Tourism Society, Dahlonega, GA 1990 B.A. English - Villanova University Experience Oct 2013-Present Director, Administration/Online Content Lowcountry & Resort Islands Tourism Commission Yemassee, SC - Overseeing online content creation and maintenance of SouthCarolinaLowcountry.com and various social media channels; production and proofreading of advertising and marketing collateral, including the Lowcountry Guidebook, writing press releases and promotion of special events. Assisting visitors with vacation planning and purchases at Frampton Plantation in Point South. - Banking, accounts receivable/payable, insurance benefits administration, mailings, creation of monthly reports and providing general support to the Executive Director at this non-profit organization charged with promoting the four-county Lowcountry region. June 2012-Present Contributing Writer, Taste of Hilton Head magazine Hilton Head Island, SC - Feature articles on local restaurants, nightlife and events. Jan 2012-Oct 2013 Freelance Writer/Editor/Marketer - Public Relations Specialist, Denarius Group - Real Estate Marketing Assistant, Steve Plowden, Dunes Marketing Group - Metadata Entry, BiblioLabs, LLC - Content Editor, Sky Publishers/Reputation.com - Screenplay Editorial Review Board, The Development, Ltd. - Copywriter, Colleton River Plantation Club - Volunteer Event Committee, LoCo Motion/Carolina Cups Nov 1997-Jan 2012 Editor, Island Communications Hilton Head Island, SC - Writing, proofreading, editing and fact checking all copy appearing in Island Events magazine and the Official Guide to Hilton Head Island; advertiser-driven visitor guides with a combined annual circulation of more than 1.5 million copies. Contributing editor to Savannah Scene magazine. Updating and posting event calendars and local information using WordPress on several city websites, including HiltonHead.com, HiltonHeadIsland.com, Bluffton.com, Beaufort.com, Savannah.com, StSimonsIsland.com and PanamaCityBeach.com utilizing SEO keywords and tags. - Creation of company newsletters, radio advertisements, new hire press releases, rate cards and other promotional collateral. - Editor of the former Hilton Head-Bluffton Shopper newspaper; assistant editor and contributing writer for Lowcountry Lifestyles magazine. - Rack card distribution contracts and inquiries for all Lowcountry Information Center locations; maintenance of magazine subscription databases and various other administrative duties. March 2005-March 2006 Freelance Writer, Savannah Morning News Savannah, GA - Previewed arts and cultural events for the weekly Diversions section. March 1992-Nov 1997 Lodging Administrative Assistant, The Sea Pines Resort Hilton Head Island, SC - Worked with local, national and international travel agents to book more than $400,000 in wholesale golf reservations each year. - Booked individual lodging reservations with a variety of golf, tennis and honeymoon packages. - Front of house department scheduling, lodging bank deposits and auditing of housekeeping invoices. Assisting the front desk, property management and PBX, as needed.

    $50.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00