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Amanda M.

Amanda M.

Let's do this Write!

Canada - Portfolio: 7

I believe in establishing long term relationships with each of the clients that I work with. Each client that works with me will have quick responses, high quality content and personalized attention to ensure that each and every project is done to their liking. I want to exceed all expectations. Writing content is my specialty, having written 1,000’s of articles, reports, blogs and so on, on numerous topics over the course of my writing career. I can provide high quality articles, blogs, e-books, press releases, reports, SEO work, plus much, much more. I look forward to providing you with the content needs that you have!

86% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
6 hours

Bruce L.

Bruce L. Agency Contractor

Bad Copywriting

Canada - Portfolio: 8

"Slow and incompetent. I no longer trust him with my projects." As managing director and sole contractor of Bad Copywriting, I deliver repulsive copy to businesses and people who seek out failure. "Worthless. Hire Bruce if you're serious about turning your project into a paperweight that will give people gas." Press the green "Hire Me" button to chat if... You want BAD CONVERSION "Dishonest and difficult to work with." Never make a sale again. I use systematic processes to produce copy that turns browsers into runner-awayers. You want an INEPT COLLEAGUE "Frazzled working with Bruce--his writing is that of an idiot child screaming in a hospital." "Filth. Nothing but obscenities." WHY me? I microwave a mean Italian lasagna. Thanks for reading my profile. If you'd like to chat more--I will judge you for that--but go ahead--click the green "Hire Me" button at the top to start our conversation. Currently, I only accept COPYWRITING assignments I only take on a few clients at a time My 5-star reviews and enormous repeat client rate do not represent the quality or ethics of my work. SAMPLES: As part of my commitment to client confidentiality, you see nothing. CONTACT: With few exceptions, my clients are repeats and referrals. If you have questions or would like to see about working together, feel free to contact my parole officer or reach my directly by clicking the green "Hire Me" button.

Associated with: Bad Copywriting

88% Job Success
$113.00 /hr
190 hours

Jenna Goodwin

Jenna Goodwin

Blogger-Social Media Outreach

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

I have worked online in internet marketing since 2008 as a parenting blogger. In this time, I have ran social media accounts for various businesses, blogged to promote companies, and launched campaigns getting additional blogs involved in promotion. Social Media Management is something I take pride in with over 20k Twitter Followers. I know that social media is constantly changing and you have to keep content engaging to grow your audience. I have been featured in print media, news media, and more. My latest accomplishment includes being included in a book. Soon, I will be working towards creating a book of my own.

$10.26 /hr
24 hours

Joanne M.

Joanne M.

Dynamic Writer: Web content, Articles, Blogs


I am a unique writer with a specialty in content creation with a dynamic flavor. My work is engaging, accurate, and appropriate to the tone and style required. I can work across a broad scope of requirements, from technical to comical and most requirements in-between. I have a social media company down here in the land under the land down under. I train businesses in how to get ahead with social media - from educating and campaigning to fundraising and running business events. I have worked in media for many years and know where the frontier of social media can find results where most people don't think to look. I have business training courses at the ready should you need them, I have team building courses and social media education packages ready to send you.

$32.00 /hr
117 hours

Brandon Moser

Brandon Moser

Emmy & CLIO Award Winning Marketer, Writer & Digital Strategist

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

** How often do you get the chance of having an Emmy and CLIO award winning marketing strategist, copywriter and social media/digital strategist do your advertising for less than your average entry-level employee? ** Having worked hands-on as an advertising account executive, in senior level marketing positions, and as the president/CEO of a marketing and multi-media agency, Brandon’s career is built on more than two decades of proven success in marketing and advertising. He has committed the last several years at Fortune 500 organizations perfecting and testing evidence-based marketing strategies that remove bias and subjectivity from marketing and communication, including experimental design research, consumer psychology, and color psychology. Since he has no fear of public speaking, Brandon has spoken at several marketing and advertising conferences. He’s also won dozens of national marketing and communication awards for his and his teams’ marketing strategies and campaign designs. Brandon has degrees in physical therapy, marketing, and MBA from Northern Arizona University.

$19.99 /hr
2 hours

Khushi M.

Khushi M.

System Administrator & Web Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Julia Chantrey

Julia Chantrey

Story-Based Marketing

Canada - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 10

"The right story in your pitch will close the sale every time." In parallel to her experience as a marketing consultant, Julia Chantrey holds cinematic credentials with Paramount Pictures, Universal Studios and The Cartoon Network, along with training through The Second City. With 13 years of expertise in tactical sales solutions, Jace Chantrey Consulting specializes in client base expansion and referral lead generation with a focus on trend-setting marketing campaigns utilizing unique selling points within targeted markets. Available through Upwork, all projects incorporate the Hollywood Insider application of core sales skills packaged in a story-driven approach to marketing content and sales positioning. Combining innovative product positioning with creative infusion, Jace currently acts as a consultant in the marketing campaigns of over 50 companies across a variety of industries worldwide

83% Job Success
$30.00 /hr
6 hours

Tara L.

Tara L.

Passionate, driven, friendly, and creative.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

EDITING: Does you manuscript look professional enough to get past the front door? Did you know you should never edit your own work? I have years of editing experience and I'm ready to make your work publishable. COPYWRITING: Is your content and copy actually doing you any good or is it just taking up space? I will save you time, hassle, and headache while creating content that maximizes interest in your product or service. I'm a writer and a customer expert. I have years of sales, customer retention, and marketing experience. I've just completed my Masters degree in writing and I've also completed several marketing and copywriting courses. I've run newsletters, designed and written marketing materials for various companies and events and I'd love the opportunity to assist you with your writing needs.

$40.00 /hr
0 hours

Patrick Seguin

Patrick Seguin

Expert Copywriter & Editor with Marketing Experience

Czech Republic - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 12

I write copy that helps you build and nurture mutually beneficial relationships with your customers. Complementary marketing skills enable me to identify market needs and communicate clear solutions. Writing has always been fundamental to my career. With over two decades of personal and professional experience, I can ensure that you speak with your audience effectively. I have over 15 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 world’s only complete web-based video selling and electronic signature solution. I enjoy using my writing skills to breathe life into innovative ideas while working with talented people who are eager to share their knowledge and skills. Let me know what I can do for you. I look forward to meeting you!

91% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
4,177 hours

Mary Crawford

Mary Crawford

Mgmt-Team Lead-Customer Care-V.A.-Sales-Writer

United States - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 4

I have specialized in the sales,customer service field as a manager and sales manager, top sales performer and Team leader creating an exemplary team to monitor Quality Assurance for the three major call centers of a National company Responsibilities included: - Leading the growth and development of my company's Quality monitoring. -Procuring top talent and carefully selecting exceptional candidates for the formation of an exemplary team. - Overseeing preparation of uniquely quantitative and qualitative QA reports on a daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly agent specific reporting criteria. . - Edit and distribute to reporting and process critical feedback to all 3 call centers while discovering, managing, and resolving any discrepancies in information or processes. -Meeting on a weekly basis with the different teams for discussion of action items and training of customer care agents. -Preparation of itinerary and hosting weekly QA meetings with my team for a clear portrait of feedback across the globe and preparation of the teams weekly assignments. Accomplishments I am proud of include: -excellent managerial skills in office or performing online virtual assistant responsibilities! -High ranking percentile in communication and negotiation skills, phone, hospitality, email etiquette plus customer care. -Proficiency in business communications understanding that communication is the key to success! -I have received recognition for my careful attention to detail and ability to provide spot on feedback including meeting notes. - I am a publish writer, a foreign language and body language student. - I am tech savvy, a self starter and have an impeccable ability to work independently managing time well. - I pride myself with dedication and maintaining a great work ethic being completely trustworthy. -I am equally content following direction from one supervisor, as a team player, as a team leader or in a managerial setting. - I am very flexible with my hours and enjoy long term positions with an opportunity for advancement and working as many hours as possible. - I am an eager and quick study, always up for a new task contributing 100% effort ! References available I look forward to hearing from you,

96% Job Success
$15.56 /hr
7,608 hours