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  1. Lakeisha E.

    Lakeisha E.

    eBook Writer, Blogger and Editor with a Sarcastic Sense of Humor

    United Kingdom - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

    If you're looking for mediocre quality, I am NOT your person. I enjoy working with minimal supervision, and strive to do my best with the job that I take on. I am well aware of my responsibilities towards my clients; making me a suitable candidate for possible vacancies. Why me? I've always given my best, the feedback on my profile will vouch for my professionalism. I look forward to working with you on your projects! My Website: http://freelancerninja.webnode.com/

    $7.78 /hr
    299 hours
    4.92
  2. 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.

    $22.22 /hr
    259 hours
    4.88
  3. ALISON WILLIAMS

    ALISON WILLIAMS

    Flawless content and blog writer

    United Kingdom - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

    I have an MA in teaching English and Applied Linguistics and all my life I have been writing and teaching English. I simply love to mix my words around to suit various audiences. I specialize in American English as well as my own UK English and I can research and write in a variety of niches, which in the past have included locks, shoes, chiropractic, solar energy, socks, marine, home improvements, recycling, banking, insurance, retirement, investment, legal, and dental. In my role as a writer I have also used my legal studies knowledge gained in my Bachelor's degree to create numerous web pages and blogs for attorneys around the world who have been very pleased with my contribution to their profession. This has included personal injury law, business law, family law, intellectual property law, consumer law and estate planner. My objective is to provide fast, accurate turnarounds using perfect English and to craft communicative written materials to the exact specifications, expectations and deadlines of my clients. Over the last few years I have successfully written articles that market a range of products for different industries in the USA, Australia and New Zealand. My experience as a highly skilled writer ensures that I am capable of communicating with a variety of audiences and in an array of styles and formats. Over the past few years, I have worked with executives, entrepreneurs, industry experts and many other professionals in writing and publishing, SEO web content, blogs, newspaper articles and more. I have compiled and edited in-house newsletters in my various places of employment. I have written materials for ESL ( English as a Second Language) courses too. I have so far received excellent feedback for my article writing abilities in the areas of educational, financial, health, dentistry, cosmetic surgery and legal writing as well as copywriting for SEO purposes. In fact, one of my previous employers has stated that I am one of the best on Upwork. This is mainly because I follow the client's instructions and I don't make English errors. I am currently writing blogs, news articles and web content for lawyers, cosmetic surgeons and dentists, as well as preparing a weekly news feature for a solar energy website. I perform regular proof reading of academic essays. I am currently working for clients who value quality delivery and are not looking for cheap, poorly written work. I can also write effective press releases and ebooks. Any research I conduct is thorough and accurate. I charge based on the time it takes me to get the work to the required standard.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $15.00 /hr
    646 hours
    4.86
  4. Mary junriza C.

    Mary junriza C.

    Expert Content Writer with SMM and SEO Experience

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 17

    With Bachelor of Mass Communication Degree - a writer at heart and a junior Juris Doctor student. I am experienced in content/blog/SEO writing and Social Media Management (SMM) with skills in word press, PSE11 for infograhics and other digital arts like Scrapbooking. Here's a summary of what I can do for you. CONTENT CREATION Write content on different topics ( travel, health, insurance, business, real estate, pets, social media etc) review products/apps, blog content writing via Wordpress and base on given keywords, create original short stories (for adults & kids), legal articles; write research paper or academic article; legal blog writing/legal (family law, criminal law, business law, corporate law, traffic law, and many more). EDITING and PROOFREADING This is for all types of texts such as website content, eBooks, novels, minutes, reports, research papers, emails etc. SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT (SMM) - Multi-manage different social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Pinterest, GooglePlus); increase Likes and Fans, Drive traffic, floods, and many more; Create Social Media Plan, Social Media Strategy, or Social Media Campaign with measurable results; Administer forums, communities, groups and increase engagement; Facilitate daily updates, posts, replies and boost interaction SEO Keyword search via Google Adwords and other keyword tools and SEO Pressor. I understand that every work has different standards but I am wiling to meet such and guarantee you good work.

    $5.56 /hr
    6,019 hours
    4.90
  5. Thadeus Geodfrey

    Thadeus Geodfrey

    Business Writer, Web Content and Apps Descriptions Pro

    Canada - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 4

    Great content needs to be well thought out, researched and continually updated to get noticed and remain relevant. If you need help with website copywriting, blog writing, product descriptions or your content marketing strategy, turn to a professional like me. I have the time and expertise to create well written and researched content that will generate sales, bring in leads and build a relationship with your customers. Contact me right away, let’s get started on the research, this is going to be a good one.

    $16.67 /hr
    521 hours
    4.87
  6. Joseph Craig

    Joseph Craig

    Proficient Writer, Editor and an Expert in Legal Research

    Canada - Portfolio: 1

    I am a freelance copywriter who will take your idea and transform it into fresh, compelling content. Everything is written by me personally - so your content will be original, captivating and delivered on deadline. I am a native English speaker with a strong command in English literature and several years experience teaching grammar to adults from all over the world. I have a Bachelor of Laws(LLB) degree from University of Toronto, hence I can easily assist with any legal research work. I care about the details and will write your copy with perfect grammar and my own personal, creative touch. I have first-rate editing skills, a firm grasp of SEO and marketing principles, and can work under pressure. If you have the vision, I have the words for it!

    $16.67 /hr
    40 hours
    4.99
  7. 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.“

    $35.00 /hr
    51 hours
    4.99
  8. 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 AcademicExperts.us and Custompapers, too.

    Associated with: Kiurebro

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. 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
    214 hours
    4.65
  10. Karla Lant

    Karla Lant

    Writer, Editor, Professor

    United States - Tests: 8

    I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor; I was a trial attorney until 2010. I have a BA and an MA in social sciences and each course of study was writing intensive. I have a JD from Columbia Law School. I have an LLM in biotechnology and genomics (thesis outstanding). My academic training and current teaching roles have given me expertise in AP, MLA, Chicago, APA, and other style guides. I have written a weekly column in a local online magazine, I write and manage several large business blogs, and I have managed and produced social media for several organizations. I have demonstrated editorial judgement and a superior command of the English language. I have years of teaching experience with adults and children. I have experience providing voice talent, especially for technical businesses (please see sample below). Finally, I have years of experience with training and course development. I am based in Phoenix, Arizona. PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Online portfolio: https://karlalant.contently.com Sample Press Releases: Live Casino Partners: http://www.pr.com/press-release/467632 Victoria Milan: (All English language press releases by Karla Lant) http://www.victoriamilan.com/press/ Sample Web Copy: Visualized Arts: http://visualizedarts.com/ Au Lac Gallery: http://aulacgallery.com.au/about/ Academic reference projects: Multicultural America, eds. Cortes, Carlos Eliseo and Golson, J. Geoffrey, 2014, multiple sections. Golson Media project: Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. Golson, 2014, multiple Industry Profile sections. Graphic World projects: Marketing Handbook (article on Social Media) and Business Law Handbook (article on Global Business Law), 2014. Lifestyle/Humor: Victoria Milan US: http://www.victoriamilan.us/blog/ Smiles for All: http://www.smilesforall.com/author/karla-lant/ http://www.smilesforall.com/three-surprising-things-wont-kill-laptop/ Professional Publications: “Are You Competent to Argue Juvenile Competency?” For The Defense, Vol. 15, Issue 01, Page 1, 2006. Lant, Karla. SEO Dos, Don'ts, and Must Haves. 11-04-2013. http://www.amazon.com/SEO-Donts-Must- Haves-Karla-Lant-ebook/dp/B00GJWJ3EW Book Reviews, Academic Work: “Review: ‘Recommendations for revisions to the Declaration of Helsinki,’” [International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, “Commentaries” section, Fall 2007.] “Book Review: 25 Months” [American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, issue on clinical biomedical ethics]. “Book Review: The Socialist Feminist Project,” Association for Feminist Anthropology, 2004. http://www.aaanet.org/sections/afa/?book-review=the-socialist-feminist-project-a-contemporary-reader-in-theory- and-politics “Book Review: Death Is That Man Taking Names,” POLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Spring 2004. “Breeder at Law,” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Spring 2002. http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/coljgl11&div=9&id=&page= Zombie Nation: Racism, AIDS, Haiti and Horror, University of Alabama, 1998. Books: Lant, Karla. The Candida Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Paleo Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla (co-author). Candida Diet and Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Editing projects: Please request samples http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=1659 Musical Theater: http://www.intransitthemusical.com/#!meet-the-writers/vstc2=karla-lant

    $55.56 /hr
    283 hours
    4.95