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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

Jose Ralph Christopher Fernandez

Jose Ralph Christopher Fernandez Agency Contractor

Video Producer, Editor, Graphic Designer, Animator, Illustrator,

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

I'm a very creative and educated professional artist & designer I also have a background in film production and cinematography. I have deep experience in design layouts, print materials, video editing, visual effects, illustrations, brands, logos, info-graphic, advertising, photo retouching and photo manipulations. I have shot a few video ad's from local and international companies. I am extremely knowledgeable in all of adobe's products (After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator,Final Cut Pro X,Davinci Resolve, etc), Camtasia, Office suite and have a fluency in the best video and audio editing software in the market. Regarding the process of work. I always do my work clearly by the stated requirements and I always maintain all the conditions with the client in advance. If the customer changed their mind in the process of the realization of the project by the fixed price or ask me about things that were not agreed, I do not refund the money, because I do not work for free. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions and proposal. Thank you very much for your interest in me!

Associated with: Terra Nostra Studio

64% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
0 hours

John S.

John S.


United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 10

Over fifteen years of experience in copy writing and editing, technical writing, creative writing, online ad campaign management and search optimization. I produce concise and attractive copy and web content, and can proofread, ghost-write or research documents on a wide variety of subjects. I always meet my deadlines.

100% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
1,089 hours

Charlene Royston

Charlene Royston

Expert eBooks, SEO Blog Articles in English

Canada - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 21

My 30 years+ of business experience includes writing and designing products in English including e-books, website content, landing pages, SEO blog articles, guides, manuals, and press releases. I rank in the top 10% for blog and article writing on this site. I write using a conversational tone and my work is easy to understand. As a seasoned researcher and editor, I provide engaging, grammatically correct content. My portfolio includes work in a variety of niches including marketing, product promotion, self-help, real estate and tourism, but I am an experienced researcher and I am always keen to learn something new. I have strong research and design skills to capture an audience. My ability to work quickly, accurately and effectively makes working with me cost-effective. I am easy to talk to, responsive to your needs and can help startups and seasoned business owners in all their business needs.

96% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
523 hours

Rachel B.

Rachel B.


United Kingdom - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

Some of my non-active contracts were recently ended by Upwork. Unfortunately it has left me with a lot of 'No feedback given' on my profile, as I imagine some clients now work elsewhere. Before this occurred, I was a 'Top Rated' freelancer with 100% job success (I have evidence to support this, and I would be happy to share with you). I write using an easy to read, conversational tone, and I have experience in blogging, SEO, novels, poems, reviews, e-books, content, WordPress, proofreading I am able to work 30+ hours a week and am very dedicated to my work. UK-Based

100% Job Success
$18.89 /hr
472 hours

William C.

William C.

English-Chinese Translator|Proofreader

Hong Kong - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

English to Mandarin Translation Skills on oDesk scores a 5.00 out of 5.00. I have been providing professional translation services during the past few years. I speak Cantonese (Traditional Chinese), Mandarin (Simplified Chinese) and English fluently, in addition, I am an intermediate French and Korean speaker. I have over 10,000 hours of solid experience in English to Chinese translating (and vice versa), proofreading, editing and re-writing, normally I rewrite or translate about 3,000 words every day. I also have some experiences in French to Chinese translation. 100% manual translation guarantee. Never use machine translation. When clients detect any bugs and dissatisfy with the translation delivery, another round of third-party review could be arranged at my own cost until clients are 200% satisfied. My work is detail oriented yet fast paces because client satisfaction is of the utmost importance to me. Gmail, Skype IM, or any other instant message communications are available. ****I will make every effort to reply within 30 minutes of receiving any query...depending on different time zones. Service Description Office Support Services include 1. internet research; 2. editing and proofreading; 3. translations in EN-CH-EN; 4. business proposals and plans; 5. sale and marketing, finance, legal, and administration; 6. content, blogs, article, and press release writing; 7. website content, forum posting, social media content e.g. facebook, twitter, weibo etc. writing and rewriting; 8. newsletters, brochures and flyers writing;

92% Job Success
$11.99 /hr
178 hours

Kat A.

Kat A.

Copywriter and editor; web content specialist

United Kingdom - Tests: 1

Looking for an experienced and reliable copywriter or editor for your project? When you need engaging, search-friendly marketing copy for your business website, informative and snappy user-targeted articles for your blog or a few carefully optimised lines for your sponsored advertising banner, I can deliver the content you need on time - and at a rate to suit your budget. My editing services range from proofreading to complete reworking. If you need that report, press release, newsletter or story checking over, I will ensure you get it back error-free and reader-ready as per your requirements. Samples of work available on request. All rates negotiable per project and requirements.

98% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
273 hours

Julie Ritchie

Julie Ritchie


United Kingdom - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 7

I am an expert Writer specialising in interesting articles, compelling copy and sharable, value added content / blog posts. My style is friendly and connects on an emotional level. My writing is grammatically correct and of high quality. I am a native English speaker with 6 years experience of writing and content creation. I am comfortable optimising content for SEO and can structure a sales page correctly. Educated to Masters level, I have also written and published several ebooks in the following niches: health and wellbeing, personal development, dating/relationships. If you are looking for high quality work, a mixture of excellence and value not just the cheapest price, then I am the best Writer for you. I have several successful ebook projects completed here on Upwork along with numerous successful article writing/blogging jobs (please see my work history and feedback). The topics I am most interested in writing about are personal development, motivation, business, health and wellbeing and travel. My background is in health and fitness - I used to be a Personal Trainer, so I have experience of the fitness, nutrition and weight loss industries (please note - I am not interested in any jobs that promote weight loss products). I also have a strong grounding in the field of Entrepreneurship. I'm well educated in internet marketing, list building, lead generation etc. One of my current jobs on Odesk is writing blog articles for a well known self development blog. I have my own blog about business and I've contributed many articles for various other websites and blogs including Datemypet and Zenspiration. This has helped me hone my creative writing skills. I'm very competent at internet research and I am happy to research and gather information where required. I am interested in 'Intermediate' and 'Expert' level projects. I would love to hear from you if you think we would be a good fit to work together. Sample work can be found on my profile or on request.

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
88 hours

Sarah Walker

Sarah Walker

Content Marketing | Blogging | Copywriting

Canada - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 9

If you are in search of a reputable writer with a proven track record to produce top-quality articles for your blog & website that can boost traffic to your site and secure more customers, you’re in the right place! Here is a comprehensive list of my qualifications. * 4 year University degree in Communication & Media Studies * 2 year College diploma in Creative Advertising * Completed AWAI's Direct Response copy-writing course * 2 years of corporate experience - marketing manager at commercial real estate company ( * Have owned my own copywriting company (freelance) for past 4 years I have written copy for many client's: * Websites * Blogs * Sales letters * Case studies * Slogans * Social Media posts * Anything that requires top-notch writing! "Amazing! Highly recommend" Upwork Feedback . May 2015 "Love her and her work. Will definitely work with Sarah again!" Upwork Feedback . April 2015

97% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
41 hours