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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
3,217 hours

Gary Smith

Gary Smith

Freelance Writer

United Kingdom - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

I create outstanding, original and engaging copy for commercial clients. Whatever you require - whether it's sales pages, articles, reviews or commentary, I will deliver work of an extremely high standard. I was previously a lawyer in private practice where I honed my skills - generating engaging web content describing developments in case law and government policy, commentary on national and international news, information pages, promotional, and technical documentation. If you're looking for a skilled and reliable UK-based copy writer for either a one-off project or for a longer professional relationship, I won't disappoint.

97% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
263 hours

Aly Yale

Aly Yale

Freelance Writer & Content Strategist

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 5

I'm a freelance writer and content strategist based in Fort Worth, Texas. I have extensive experience in reporting, news writing, blogging, web content creation and SEO writing, as well as social media management, web management and digital marketing. My work has been published in The Dallas Morning News, Addison Magazine, The MReport, Forefront Magazine and Image Magazine. I have also worked closely with dozens of digital marketing agencies, providing content and strategy guidance for both the firms and their varied clientele. Specialties: SEO, web design, ecommerce, digital marketing, food/cooking, education, fashion, healthcare, fitness, nutrition, product descriptions, legal writing, news, medical writing, payment processing, real estate, mortgage, technology

100% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
465 hours

Christopher C.

Christopher C.

The Words You Need, the Quality You Want

United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 8

As seen on Western Journalism, Yahoo! Finance, and Huffington Post, among others. "The article is great - I’m constantly befuddled by your capacity to find the right historical reference for the right topic, alongside the plethora of minute details you manage to pour into a piece. How do you do that?" -- Elance client You need top-notch, compelling copy, and you need it yesterday. Every day you have to spend on coming up with content is lost revenue, and that's unacceptable. You need stellar content, too -- not tepid, boring, misspelled, and grammatically hideous copy. You're in luck. You've found just the person that can deliver outstanding results in a timely fashion. You want results that make you look good, and that's my mission. You are passionate about your business, and I'm passionate about giving it a human voice that your current and future customers can relate to. I offer you the following services: - Website copy - Direct marketing communications - Article Writing - Ghostwriting I know how to get your audience's attention, focus on them, and stress the benefits of your offerings. I can set your business apart from your competition and call your audience to action, whether it be to purchase from you or simply seek more information. Your company will be in the front and center of your customers' minds. They'll be happy to be engaged with your organization because of its professional voice. You'll have a voice they can trust. You'll be a company your clients enjoy interacting with. And that will make you look good. Satisfaction guaranteed. If you aren't completely satisfied at the time of final delivery, I'll give you your money back. All of it. Why? Because I'm selfish. I want to keep clients. I am more interested in building relationships with quality clients than taking your money and running. Why do I bill higher? Because you get what you pay for. If you want cheap, slapdash work from someone who barely knows the language, don't take my bid. I am here to do quality work for quality clients. If you want cheap work, take the low bid. Quality relationships are worth more to both of us than the price of any single project, wouldn't you agree? It's always a risk to throw the dice on a stranger. However, you've read this far. You've probably looked at my portfolio and seen my test scores. I've engaged with you, a seasoned businessperson who is trying to make a critical business decision. Contact me and let's start talking about your project needs.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
18 hours

Andrew C.

Andrew C.

Writer and Editor

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

First and foremost, I am a lover of language and of the written word, in particular. Writing and conscientious editing fascinates me with its power to shape, direct, and to move people. My wordsmithery includes essay, lyric, and biography writing; research article, legal, petition and proposal writing; copy and content writing, and an array of artistic writing. I also provide deep editing, proofreading, and feedback with varying degrees of expertise dependent upon subject matter.

$33.33 /hr
0 hours

Swen E.

Swen E.

SEO, Webseiten, Artikel, Spins und mehr!

Philippines - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

Vielleicht haben Sie keine Lust mehr auf unzählige Freelancer und/oder Agenturen, die Ihnen das „Blaue vom Himmel“ versprechen und dann keineswegs die erwarteten und versprochenen Ergebnisse erzielen. Möglicherweise sind Sie auch überrascht über die hohen Preise von einigen Anbietern, insbesondere im Bereich Webseitenerstellung und Suchmaschinenoptimierung. Ich bin keine Agentur und ich verspreche Ihnen auch keine Wunder. Was ich Ihnen aber versprechen kann, ist, dass Sie von mir eine saubere und seriöse Dienstleistung erhalten. Über 15 Jahre Erfahrung im World Wide Web, unzählige erfolgreich abgeschlossene Projekte und etliche Stammkunden beweisen, dass ich das liefere, was besprochen wurde: zu einem Preis, den auch Sie sich leisten können. Kontaktieren Sie mich, wenn Sie folgende Projekte erfolgreich abschließen wollen: • Webseitenerstellung und/oder Optimierung • Suchmaschinenoptimierung für Ihre Webseite on- und off-page • hochwertige Texte zu sämtlichen Themen • Übersetzungen • Artikel-Spins • Backlinks für Ihre Webseite „Wer einen deutschsprachigen Freelancer sucht, der sollte sein Projekt auch in deutscher Sprache posten.“

92% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
51 hours

Naveed Ansari

Naveed Ansari Agency Contractor

Content Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 2

I am a Chemical Engineer (specialized in Polymers and Petrochemicals) by profession having two years of experience in developing quality academic content. Also, I had worked as executive content developer for three months. Currently, I am working as a writer at and Custompapers, too.

Associated with: Kiurebro

$10.00 /hr
0 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

Emilie Juste

Emilie Juste

Writer, translator and typist


Looking for a professional marketing writer, legal typist, French-English translator? I am the person you need! I’m a quick typist, and my work is always of excellent quality! I’ve got a decade of experience with SEO. Quality work to satisfy my clients is my top priority. I’ve got a legal background, as I am actually studying Law (LLB). Moreover, I write dozens of articles about worldwide news, thus being an excellent researcher and having a good background in journalism. You definitely won’t regret hiring me!

$15.00 /hr
0 hours