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  1. Andrew Hessel

    Andrew Hessel

    wordsmith

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a gifted storyteller, dedicated to helping clients tell theirs. I say this unabashedly and with complete confidence. The proof, of course, is the words. Today, finding the right words is more important than ever, and I strive to under-promise but over-deliver. The name of my company says it all: words-are-my-biz And my philosophy is simple: The right words sell. The wrong words leave sales on the table. WHO AM I? I’m a professional writer living in Portland, Oregon with a lifelong passion for the power of the written word. I’ve written everything from novels to blogs, sales collateral to web content, ad copy to letters, business proposals to sales plans and training manuals. Not to mention a few thousand papers getting my four kids through high school and college. I love what I do. WHAT IS MY BACKGROUND? I bring more than thirty years of sales and marketing business management experience to every project, and by this I’m talking about major corporations to mid-size companies and start-ups, working in fields including software, real estate, law, publishing, advertising and services. I confess to having a particular fondness for high degree-of-difficulty challenges. JUST HOW DO I DO WHAT I DO? By asking questions, listening and considering what I hear, followed by collaborative brainstorming to develop a plan we both embrace with confidence and enthusiasm. As you seek synergy within your organization, I seek it with my clients. It pays huge dividends. The common thread is in finding the way to communicate more effectively, internally and externally, with staff, customers and prospects. The common challenge is in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and unique competitive factors confronting each client. HOW CAN YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? Visit my website, home to my novels, blog and publishing company, Old Dog Publishing.

    $95.00 /hr
    733 hours
    4.98
  2. Patrick Seguin

    Patrick Seguin

    Writer and Marketing Communications Consultant

    Czech Republic - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 12

    I can help you build and maintain close relationships with your customers by identifying market needs and communicating clear solutions. I have fourteen 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 first and only web-based video calling and real-time collaboration solution with integrated electronic signature. Also, writing has always been a vital part of my career. With over two decades of experience, I can help you speak with your audience effectively. I enjoy bringing fascinating ideas to life while working with talented people who are eager to share their knowledge and skills. Let me know what I can do for you. Specialties: Online marketing, online community project management, product marketing, marketing communications, public relations, cross-functional team leadership, project management, digital metrics and analysis, HTML, CSS, website usability, content management, event management, copywriting, creative writing, copy editing, audio and video production and editing, public speaking, translation (Czech to English)

    $50.00 /hr
    3,777 hours
    5.00
  3. Nickalaus Patrocky

    Nickalaus Patrocky

    Marketing Professional - Expert Copywriter - Wordpress Developer

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 14

    Nickalaus Patrocky- USA Native English Speaker Professional internet marketer ready to help companies grow and expand. Experience as a Project Manager, Internet Marketer, professional Copywriter, Creative Writer, and Wordpress Developer, provides me with the ability to help anybody reach their goals online or in the real world. From Landing Pages, to copywriting and Internet Products, you can expect crystal clear communication and prompt delivery. Internet Marketing: Research your market, find potential customers, and sell them your products! It’s that easy. …Well, it’s supposed to be. Whether you’re a content marketer or an online start-up, I deliberately craft the hottest and highest converting copy you will ever see. The goal here is to make you more profits. Copywriting: Between landing pages and product description writing, I can put together words in such a way that people will want to buy whatever it is you are trying to provide them with. My job here is to help people get out of their own way and purchase the wonderful and empowering product you have to offer them. Project Management: Asking good questions is the first step to accomplishing any large goal. As an experienced project manager, I have overseen and directed the operations of numerous online companies and start ups. Continual re-evaluation and benchmarking is the key to progress, therefore I dedicate a large portion of my time to ensuring meticulous observation and critical thinking is taking place. WordPress Developer: HTML, CSS, PHP, JS, MySQL, etc. Solid planning skills are the foundation to creating beautiful websites. Combining my skills as a project manager and internet marketer has given me the ability to design and create the most stunning WordPress sites on the internet today. Check out my portfolio for examples of my work. SEO: Search Engine Optimization is a modern day necessity. If people cannot find you and your company with Google then good luck growing and maximizing your potential. Put my experience in traffic generation and SEO to work! Contact me and tell me how I can help elevate your venture to the next level with outstanding service and speedy delivery (always). Thanks!

    $45.00 /hr
    25 hours
    4.99
  4. Tamma Ford

    Tamma Ford

    Business Consulting. Business Writing. Language for Business.

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16

    Business Consultant: Consulting for new or growing businesses. Strategies and guidance for starting up your company, for seizing expansion or funding opportunities and for adapting to change. Presenting ways of looking at your company that help you make both the easy and the hard changes: your product/service lines, revenue streams and pricing structures, staff issues, processes and procedures, vendor suitability, potential new markets, sales & marketing approaches, and more. Business Plans: I have researched and produced hundreds of short and long business plans hand-in-hand with the entrepreneurs or managers, resulting in funding and/or whatever the plan was meant to achieve. Full-length plans have included the business presentation in Word and Powerpoint formats, a presentation of Financial Projections and start-up costs in an Excel format. Business Writer: I have direct, multi-industry business-world experience and bring that knowledge to my writing for you. Well-organized, clear thinker able to translate the clarity to paper for you. I can provide great clarity for your readers in the many ways your business communicates - sales and brochure copy, email blast messages, business letters, descriptive copy for all kinds of products or services. Notably: Resumes, Cover Letters: Professional resume building, hand-in-hand with you. Functional and chronological, and some "free-form" upon request! Editing and proofing of these so that the English is correct, coherent and clear for your target readers. Compelling cover letters complete your resume. Fiction and non-fiction work: I can assist with all phases of E-book writing and/or e-book ghost-writing within my knowledge base - from helping outline and plan the book, to writing it from scratch for your review, to providing all types of editing of any book already completed or started by you. French to English: I am proficient in written and spoken French. I can translate most business and general topics from French to English with ease for you. I am able to compare, edit and proof any such translation you wish to have double-checked. Published Author: I have written numerous e-books and articles for myself and clients. Please view some samples via my Expert Author Profile on http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Tamma_Ford as well! Language for Business: I have been an ESL - English as a Foreign Language - trainer for adults in the business world for 30 years.

    $35.00 /hr
    128 hours
    4.89
  5. Katherine Carns

    Katherine Carns

    Expert Website Revamper

    United States - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I'm a copywriter and editor with a knack for crafting compelling brand stories. I specialize in web copy, often focusing on re-branding existing content or improving UX. In addition, I have experience editing dissertations for Ph.D. candidates and clients who speak English as a second language. If we're talking business, I'm at my best when I'm writing to-the-point pieces for industries with customers who appreciate wit and distrust used car salesmen. Making sure your voice and message is communicated authentically is my goal.

    $34.00 /hr
    771 hours
    4.68
  6. Muhammad Amin

    Muhammad Amin Agency Contractor

    Project Management, Business Development, SEO,Statistics, Voice Talent

    United Kingdom - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    I have done masters in BUSINESS AND MARKETING and have, " MORE THEN TEN YEARS OF EXPERIENCE" in the fields of, SALES DEVELOPMENT, PROJECT MANAGEMENT, TELEMARKETING, AUDIO PRODUCTION, STATISTICS, BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT, CUSTOMER SERVICES, CUSTOMER SUPPORT, ADMINISTRATION, EMAIL HANDLING, VIRTUAL ASSISTANCE AND CREATIVE WRITING etc I have a diversified experience assisting Asian, American., Canadian, Australian and the British customers. I am a full-time freelancer and can work for U.S., Canada, Australia, U.K and global customers.

    Associated with: voice communications

    $35.00 /hr
    231 hours
    5.00
  7. Isabel F.

    Isabel F.

    Business Consultant | LinkedIn Marketing | Branding | Content Writer

    Portugal - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 4

    Reliable. Trustworthy. Competent. EXPERTISE: Branding & Positioning / Content & Relationship Marketing. Providing excellent customer focus I bring multilingual & multicultural sensibility to my strategic & creative work in MARKETING, LEAD GENERATION & SALES in many areas of technology & industries, international trade, procurement & sourcing. VALUE PROPOSITION: Keeping it simple, identifying the essential, eliminating the rest! As a seasoned Management Consultant I have seen many companies grow and perish. I understand what distinguishes them ...I work above, below, through & on-line, in order to dramatically increase my clients' RESULTS! CORE VALUES: No lies & no tricks! I sincerely believe in doing the right thing to enable my clients to succeed. If they succeed, then I succeed. MOTTO: "Three sentences for getting success: Know more than other. Work more than other. Expect less than other." (W. Shakespeare) "QUALITY is never an accident; it is always the result of intelligent effort" (John Ruskin) ... I'm a former SME Co-founder & Managing Director Owner with over 25 years of sales & marketing entrepreneurial experience within business development. Please check out my RECOMMENDATIONS and BACKGROUND ACTIVITY on LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/isabel-futscher-fernandes/b/37b/648 EXCLUSIVE SERVICES: I deliver over-the-top personalized service... I will take time to understand the challenges and needs in order to give the best possible help. LINKEDIN MARKETING: As an experienced business developer & a strategist, I assist on LinkedIn profiles & Company Pages, Personal & Business Branding, effective LinkedIn SEO, LinkedIn Marketing Segmentation, Positioning, Lead Generation, LinkedIn PR Management & long term online Marketing Management ... always focusing in QUALITY connections and due "net-worth", I deliver RESULTS with an extreme sense of urgency & professionalism. My preference is to develop long-term relationships with clients. Please take a look at my brief presentation: www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7qcklsv2QA COACHING: I have the maturity and skill set to prepare, support & manage your in-house or virtual workforce team assuming direct communication via email & SKYPE. Your BUSINESS VALUE & GROWTH: I do care about it and look forward to assisting YOU … Let's talk!

    $60.00 /hr
    581 hours
    4.99
  8. Emily Hall

    Emily Hall

    Content Developer

    United States - Last active: 08/13/2013 - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

    I work as a freelance writer. I attended college at both the University of Southern Mississippi and the University of Alabama, where I majored in psychology. I possess excellent research and writing skills and can write about a wide variety of topics. I chose this career path because writing has always been my strongest skill and feels very natural for me. I am able to work quickly and efficiently under time constraints. I am proficient at many styles of writing, both academic and creative, and if I have not written in a particular style I am adept at picking it up quickly and adapting to it. I am easy to work with, not argumentative, and FAST. I will get the job done by deadline, usually before, and it will be high quality writing and exactly what you asked for. I am a native English writer. My work is 100 percent original and of my own imagination. I do not use spin or re-write programs which leave the work sounding awkward and computer-written. Odesk asked me to supply an hourly rate; however I rarely work for that amount or on an hourly basis. Sometimes I will work for less, if I have a low workload at the time and the project is not overly difficult. Other times I ask for a higher amount based on the difficulty of the project and amount of research required. Please inquire with details of your specific project and I will quote a rate for you.

    $27.78 /hr
    161 hours
    4.99
  9. Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Bianca Van Der Meulen

    Experienced Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 10/29/2014 - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 5

    I graduated summa cum laude in 2011 from NYU with a major in English and American Literature. My strengths are in research, creative nonfiction, and editing of all levels. I value prompt, clear communication very highly and do my best to truly understand and fulfill the vision for each project I undertake.

    $38.89 /hr
    410 hours
    4.99