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Subhasree D.

Subhasree D.

Results oriented Professional with 10+ years of experience.

India - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

To establish a challenging and growth-oriented career that would provide a strong base with an opportunity to display my talent and nurture my skills as a qualified freelancer.

100% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
3,251 hours

Rachel Harris

Rachel Harris

Blog writing for start-ups and small businesses

United States - Tests: 2

You're here because you're looking to turn your small business idea into an established company. You know start-ups and small businesses succeed or fail with quality online marketing. You know blogging is one of the best ways to build a brand. That's where I come in. My blog writing services are designed to meet the specific needs of start-ups and small businesses, like yours, by: • creating blog content that helps grow your readership following • using "keywords" to rank higher in search engines • helping your brand become a trusted leader in the industry I write clear, concise, and compelling content that demands attention, creates desire, and drives action. This ensures your followers, search engines, and potential investors trust and LOVE your brand. Getting off the ground doesn't have to consume your every waking hour. If you're looking for high quality blog content that helps turn ideas into movements, builds your online presence, and aligns with your business needs and goals, feel free to invite me to apply for a job. I look forward to hearing from you!

$30.00 /hr
0 hours

Andrews L.

Andrews L. Agency Contractor

Growth Hacker, Project Manager and Digital Marketer

Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

In the effort to find opportunities of great significance and importance to business. achieving no less than the best efficiency and consistency a professional can offer (in Information Technology industry), I make sure to deliver more than what is expected through creative and proactive work behavior. I have a variety of skills and expertise both in self-taught and experience and these are the following: 1. Business development 2. Project Management -PRINCE2 -Agile Management 3. Digital marketing / Internet marketing (and Growth hack) -Content Marketing (Tone, Expert, Authority & strategy) -Copywriting -SEO (On-page & Off page) -Social Media Marketing (facebook, twitter & Linkedin) -SEM (PPC, re-targeting) 4. Blogging 5. Article writing -AP Style -Press release / Reviews Others 1. Virtual Assistance 2. Market / Legal research 3. Network marketing 4. Wordpress development 5. Sales 6. Customer service

Associated with: Clientele IT Solution

$9.00 /hr
337 hours

Aurobinda Panda

Aurobinda Panda

IP Attorney - Expert in Trademark | Patents | Copyright | DMCA Notice

India - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

Over last 4 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2500 hours. We have a team of IP professionals and attorneys with excellent knowledge and experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law mainly Trademark, Patents, Copyright, DMCA Takedown Notice, Legal Research, I am Managing Partner of Lex Protector International Law Office and also expert in Trademark and Patent. I have done my specialization in Intellectual Property Law from University of South Africa, which is one of the most premier institutions of the world. I have handled several Patent, Copyright and Trademark related issues successfully for our clients around the world and intend to expand my abilities even further. Our Law firm is also recognized as "Startup of the Year 2014 in Intellectual Property" by Silicon India Magazine which is published in USA and India. (More information - ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at

91% Job Success
$18.89 /hr
2,522 hours

Samantha W.

Samantha W.

Quality Is Demonstrated Through Writing

Jamaica - Portfolio: 6

I’m a prolific writer who delights in composing poetic pieces, essays and articles, especially for blogging purposes. I’m meticulous in what I do and I spend most of my time searching for online opportunities. I love link building and all aspects of what SEO encapsulates. True art is my passion. “Quality is demonstrated through writing” Service Description Writing Services: A prolific writer with a vehement passion for books and expression. Placing much thought into assigned projects, I’m adroit in SEO content writing, blog writing, web content, essay writing, persuasive writing and the list continues. For several years I've been writing as a hobbyist, professional and freelancer. Past projects have equipped me with the pundit necessary to excel as a tremendous writer and person. I take great pleasure in learning new things and meeting new clients. Always up for the challenge, I’ll tackle any writing project, provided that it should be done in English, through research or natural creativity. For original, quality and timely writing pieces - including poetry - look no further. Search Engine Optimization (SEO): Since SEO is potent to Digital Marketing, it’s just as tantamount to your business. To assist in web visibility and website optimization for search engines, I specialize in On-page and Off-page SEO. Content Marketing: You have quality and original content on hand, what next? Articles don’t market themselves. It’s just not possible. If you’re interested in someone who is highly dedicated to your business, effective in getting the work done and arduous, hire me to market your content. Content marketing is a job for experts. With strategic planning, the ideal tools and a platform, content marketing is a job that’s right for me. If you’re dying for your book, website, blog, product ( or whatever it is) to get exposure and secure traffic, hire me to not only market but create your content. Social Media Management & Marketing: Social media marketing is a great avenue to secure traffic. Why?? Everyone is going social. With knowledge in driving campaigns, creating optimized content, posting, image optimization, #hashtag implementation and securing followers, your social media page will get the attention it deserves. Interaction is also important to the growth of any social media page. With a freelancer working behind the scenes, a like, share, or comment will never go unnoticed. I’m a pundit in various types of social media platforms. These include Google+, Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, Instagram, Pinterest and several others. LinkedIn is also a professional network to be added to the plate. Linkbuilding: Link building is rather personal and dear to my heart. It brings me great delight to assist Webmasters and Administrators to up their traffic and attract visitors daily, especially in organic search. By using SEO tools such as Google Analytics (For metrics and analytics) Webmaster Tools, ahrefs , SEOMOz Toolbar, Google Blog Search (and several other blog searching tools), Web 2.0 sites coupled with the aforementioned strategies, Link building comes quite easy. I’m very strategic and clear when developing strategies and campaigns. Your instructions are never taken for granted and results are always shown. Virtual Admin: If you want all the aforementioned tasks done and more, that can be easily arranged. Please do not hesitate to reach out.

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
692 hours

James Cummings

James Cummings Agency Contractor

Daily, Weekly or Monthly Content: PRs, Outreach, Blogs etc

United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

You are here because you need great quality content right? Well I am your man! I am an accomplished British writer now working from sunnier climes overseas. I am Masters Degree Educated. I think quickly, research quickly and type quickly. I also have a team of UK and US writers who work for me. I edit their work to ensure it is of top quality. My word is my bond, and I assure you great delivery on time. If you are not satisfied then don't pay; that simple! There are very few types of content that I have not completed over the last decade. I have successfully completed press releases, blog posts, seo-articles and technical articles. Whatever you need I can deliver it! I am comfortable with the nuances of writing for different audiences in terms of language (US vs UK), tone and style. My feedback is testimony to the fact that I am a solid writer. Take a look for yourself. Also take a peak at my samples attached. The next step is to invite me to your job. Feel free to include a trial specification in there. I will get back to you to confirm an ETA, and that all is clear.

Associated with: Egnut Agency

76% Job Success
$15.56 /hr
792 hours

Gretchen C.

Gretchen C.

VA, Data Entry, Researcher, Certified Paralegal

United States - Tests: 3

I am a recent graduate of Butler University where I received my bachelor of arts in political science and minored in strategic communications. While at Butler, I worked as a student apprentice for one of the political science department professors. As a student apprentice, I was given a year long research assignment that allowed me to strengthen my research and communication skills. I was also involved in various clubs and volunteer organizations during my time at Butler University. I am also a recent graduate of Ivy Tech where I received my associates of science in paralegal studies. I graduated with a 3.9 and was on the Dean's List all four semesters I was in the paralegal studies program. Various courses I took were Legal Research, Civil Procedure, Tort Law, Contract Law, Commercial Law, Property Law, Legal Ethics, Litigation, Legal Writing, Law Office Technology, Medical Malpractice, Family Law, Criminal Law and Procedure, Bankruptcy Law, Employment Law, Constitutional Law and Environmental Law. I have previously worked as a legal intern in an intellectual property law firm where I researched intellectual property laws to increase protection of client’s rights. I also established legal writing and communication skills to broaden field knowledge and understanding.

50% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
32 hours

Michael Turashoff

Michael Turashoff Agency Contractor

Professional Freelance Writer

United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 17

I provide compelling and engaging content which will ensure your site will stand out and gain the results you want. With impeccable research, I can create powerful copy that is always original and draws people in, hold their interest and then seal the deal. I have 10 years experience in Copywriting, Journalism, SEO, Management and Virtual Assistance to back me up. I am dedicated to quality, creativity, and your satisfaction. You can view samples of my past work at Feel free to contact me on Skype, where my ID is mdtcreative or email me at I look forward to working with you on your project.

Associated with: MDT Creative

100% Job Success
$27.78 /hr
4,953 hours

David Edward Pongor

David Edward Pongor

Law undergradute

United Kingdom

Second year law undergradute, interested in specialising in Intellectual Property Law and International Law in the future. I am a Football Referee, Project Gutenberg Proogreader, Patexia Patent Researcher and I also provide legal and administrative assistance to various UN-sponsored organisations.

$5.56 /hr
0 hours