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Creative writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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  1. Wendy Getchell

    Wendy Getchell

    Nightingale

    Canada - Last active: 22 hours ago - Portfolio: 4

    “I love working with Wendy. She's highly responsive and the quality of her work is just impeccable. ” Life and work experiences include the Canadian Military, global travel, business ownership, web site creation, retail sales, secret shopping and marketing. I also spent 24 years practicing as a Registered Nurse. I am currently engaged in research and practice of alternative health care modalities, from energy healing to tarot cards. I have written for magazines, blogs and web sites on topics ranging from nursing, health care, business and even the home building industry. My educational background includes several professional writing courses and I continue to grow my skills through practice and additional training opportunities. My interests are wide and I am keen to do research and write on just about any subject. I have written and self-published several e-Books. I have designed, and write for, several web sites.

    $16.00 /hr
    4 hours
    4.90
  2. Pamela-anne Kinney

    Pamela-anne Kinney

    Published Author/Certified Freelance Writer

    Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 5

    I became a certified freelance-writer in 2011 I am a published author and have written many articles and books, many in a ghost writer capacity. I will give you original work have no fear, I take pride in my work. When my clients are happy I am happy. To be able to give them what they are seeking through my writing this gives me great joy. I will work with you to give you what you are looking for to the best of my abilities. I am dedicated to my work, I will do whatever is needed to make my clients happy with the end results. I am more than willing to work as a team member to help you to reach your goals. Keeping the lines of communication open between myself and my clients is one of the key factors when it comes to getting positive end results in a project or contract. I like my clients to feel comfortable enough to approach me and talk over any issues or concerns they may have. Then we can resolve them and move forward to ending the project on a good note--and moving on to the next goal!

    $28.00 /hr
    16 hours
    4.85
  3. Arpana Mishra

    Arpana Mishra Agency Contractor

    SEO/SEM Manager, Content Manager

    India - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an innovative, self-motivated, and value-driven professional providing interactive marketing strategies and business consulting services to start-ups and well-established organizations. Leveraging more than 4 years of experience as a SEO management, SEM and Article Writer, I can deliver best of my services to the clients. I also have great experience as website content writer, blog and article writer, and seek challenges in these areas. My goal is to offer quality creative work for the employers and hence develop a long term relationship. I am dedicated and willing to go that extra mile in order to perform a good job. With over 1500 hours of experience in oDesk, you can be rest assured for quality oriented and genuine work. Punctuality and quality are two of my assets which will provide you with utmost genuine and timely work.

    Associated with: Web Writers

    $11.11 /hr
    2,060 hours
    4.77
  4. Jennifer Ganier

    Jennifer Ganier

    BigCommerce Specialist

    United States - Last active: 22 hours ago - Portfolio: 15

    For the past 5 years I have specialized in designing online stores on BigCommerce. I am a Premium Partner with Bigcommerce. What sets me apart is the simple fact that I want you to LOVE your online store. I listen to your wants and make them happen. I am affordable, fast, and I train you how to use your new website. That way in the future you can make updates and changes on your own. I will also be available long term to help you as you grow. I have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Admin with emphasis in Marketing and Ecommerce. I have worked on over 200 online stores and I am constantly learning about the new best practices for the online stores. I can do graphic design, template changes, product loading, custom design, and SEO. I want to help be your partner in helping your business grow online.

    $75.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.95
  5. Angelos Savvaidis

    Angelos Savvaidis

    IT & Marketing Specialist

    Greece - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 1

    Hi my name is Angelos Savvaidis and I am a SEO ( Search Engine Optimization), IT and Marketing Professional. For the past 6 years I've worked in major IT companies as an IT expert but most of all as a SEO consultant to major sites in different industries all over the world. Especially since the Panda/Penguin updates which made SEO a necessity if you want to improve you visibility around the web. Proven and white hat techniques are taking place in any site that I administrate as an SEO manager. Proven history of past jobs can and will made available after a request.

    $25.00 /hr
    72 hours
    4.55
  6. Bonnie P.

    Bonnie P.

    High quality, versatile writer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    5 Star reviews: “The editor of her write ups is too impressed with her work. She was the real stand out from the group of hired freelance writers.” AND “Bonnie has very informative writing and research. Grammar and spelling are top notch - truly a great help to an editor.” I am a native English speaker and have over 20 years’ experience creating content on demand. I am proficient writing feature and news articles, humorous commentary, marketing copy, website content, blog and social media content and fundraising appeals. Many of my assignments required extensive online and library research plus the ability to identify and interview experts in the field in order to complete the project. I have also self-published and edited a romance novel that is listed on Amazon.

    $23.00 /hr
    49 hours
    5.00
  7. Jessie T.

    Jessie T.

    Award Winning Food Writer

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Portfolio: 10

    With more than 20 years' experience as a writer and 6 years spent writing and editing 4 major cookbooks, I have the expertise you are looking for. My skills include an exceptional grasp of the English language and a love of elegantly phrased writing. I am a whiz at doing research and search engine optimization. I am currently freelancing as a contributing writer/editor for Tasting Kitchen, a luxury magazine. I was a contributing editor for EYES IN, an online magazine, for which I wrote feature articles about celebrities in the culinary arts, architecture, music, and more. I am ready and able to artfully produce original ideas using my writing skills, research skills and my brain.

    $33.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  8. Louie d'Leon

    Louie d'Leon

    Admin | Direct Marketing | Promo Girl | WordPress

    Philippines - Last active: 18 days ago - Portfolio: 3

    I describe myself as an all-rounder professional as I can do almost any task.My previous employments have exposed me to various professional experiences which I consider as my assets.I have done clerical tasks such as encoding, organizing,filing of documents and many other support roles to management.I also have an experience in making reports such as inventory reports.Inventory reports are very important because they do not only inform management that it is time to order new products or that products are still enough but also they serve as an internal control measure.Having known that,I see to it that I check every single detail to do away with errors leading to correct and accurate business decisions. Now,I am looking for a different challenge in my career.I want to work with businesses all over the world.I believe that it is the only way I can take my career into the international arena.I know that I am prepared for this challenge and share my skills and capabilities to the worl

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Will F.

    Will F.

    Editor, Copywriter, Songwriter for Hire

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    As a strong editor, copywriter and songwriter, my words can help build your business. (aka Make you money!) Writing and editing have always been a passion and a gift, and it would be a pleasure to offer you my services. I will provide you with excellent, focused content suitable for you, your customers, or your listening audience. Do you need articles rewritten? Check. Want to make your website more interesting to attract more readers? Check. Do you have a song idea but can't write worth a darn? I'm your guy! Open and frequent communication is important to me, so I’m always open to further instruction and feedback from you. (I'm a nice guy...just look at my picture!) I am currently receiving training in online content strategy (SEO, keywords, all that junk) to better serve you! My work includes: Editing Proofreading Web Content Creative Writing Songwriting SEO Let's do some good work together. :)

    $16.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  10. Melissa Andrews

    Melissa Andrews

    Expert Writer and Editor

    Germany - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    I am passionate about writing, and welcome the chance to collaborate with your company to create written content of the highest quality! Highly developed writing and editing skills. Experience writing in multiple formats (grants, resumes, legal documents in education setting, research reports, blog articles, food / entertainment reviews) with a sharp eye for correct English grammar, mechanics, vocabulary, and style. Bachelors of Arts in English, Writing. Masters Degree in English Education. Creative, collaborative, and efficient, with quick turn-around time on completing projects by deadline. I am a perfectionist so all projects will be impeccable.

    $15.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00