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  1. Andrews L.

    Andrews L. Agency Contractor

    Growth Hacker, Project Manager and Digital Marketer

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - 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
    145 hours
    4.65
  2. Laura Hawn

    Laura Hawn

    Marketing/Legal/Customer Service/Writing/Editing

    United States - Last active: 12/09/2014 - Tests: 17 - Portfolio: 16

    NOTE: I only accept hourly jobs unless I am the one applying. Please do not offer me fixed rate jobs. I no longer accept fixed rate. You will be wasting your time and mine if you offer me a fixed rate job. In order for me to accept a fixed rate job, I have to be the one who applied; offered fixed rate jobs will be ignored unless I actively applied. My objective is to use my skills in marketing and criminal justice to help people. I have experience in email marketing, and I am a fast learner. On the criminal justice side, I have a Bachelor's degree in criminal justice. This degree can be put to work for you and your company in many ways. I can do many things with my marketing and criminal justice experience; just let me know what you need. On the writing and editing side of things, as you can see, I have much oDesk experience with both writing and editing articles. I am very detail oriented and I have a very creative mind. I strive to get my work done efficiently and in a timely manner. Contact me if you think my writing or editing skills can be useful to you. On the customer service side of things, I have over thirteen years of customer service experience, and I pride myself in providing the best customer service that I possibly can. I can handle irritable and angry customers well, as well as deal with questions and concerns that customers have. I have much experience writing BMR articles, and can write them fairly quickly. I have written literally thousands of them, and have gotten quite good at it. Though BMR is now out of business, the SEO experience I gained from writing these articles is still very useful. At this time, I am looking for a full time job. Preferably, this job will involve writing. Contact me if you think my skills can help you.

    $11.11 /hr
    997 hours
    4.87
  3. Gm M.

    Gm M. Agency Contractor

    Social Media, Digital Marketing, Web Content & Research Expert

    Philippines - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 12

    I am an experienced Web Admin, Social media manager, prolific writer and blogger with background in Law, Human Resource, SEO and Social Media Content Creation and Management. I can manage your website and social media campaigns. I regularly write for HubPages and blogs on different interests. Please refer to my Odesk Test scores (above average) as proof of related skills. Added to this is my extensive experience and strength in providing the following services: - BUSINESS OPERATIONS : Manual-Writing, PowerPoint Presentation Making, Online Research, Executive Summaries, Client Background Investigation, Document Management, News Aggregation, Business Letters writing, etc. - HUMAN RESOURCE: Company Profile Writing, Brochure Creation and Design, Job Description-Writing, Resume-writing for business executives,etc. - SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT: Blog Creation and Maintenance, FaceBook FanPage Creation and Maintenance (Businesses and Communities), Twitter Management, Pinterest Management, and the use of Hootsuite in managing all these - WEB CONTENT: Quality articles for blogs on topic areas such as Health, Fashion, Fitness, Music, Entertainment, Law, Energy, Self-Development, Skydiving, Travel, Dance, Lifestyle and Food. - LEGAL: Content for Legal blogs, Case Summaries, Contract Drafting, Legal Letters, Pleadings and Legal Research, Minute-Taking, Preparation of Legal Forms such as Secretary's Certificate, and Affidavits. - PHOTOGRAPHY: High-res photos needed for your products, including Photo Editing needed for your social media content needs.

    Associated with: Fortune Online Business Solutions

    $20.00 /hr
    7 hours
    4.00
  4. Karla Lant

    Karla Lant

    Writer, Editor, Professor

    United States - Last active: 30 days ago - 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
    273 hours
    4.95
  5. Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrative Coordinator

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 14

    SPECIALIZATION: Marketing, Management, Business Development for SMEs (Small-Medium Enterprises) CAREER GOAL: Dedicated to maximizing business development especially in the areas of marketing & communications, service enhancement, corporate integrity and financial health. RELEVANT EXPERIENCE: Ten (10) years of corporate experience with both local and global clients across various industries, which include (but are not limited to) Information Technology, Broadcast Media & Film, Ad Industry, NGO, Food Services, Travel & Tourism

    $22.22 /hr
    2,104 hours
    4.87
  6. Aly Yale

    Aly Yale

    Writer, editor & content strategist

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a freelance writer, editor and blogger 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 online marketing. I've worked in just about every type of media outlet possible. From newspapers, magazines and broadcast stations to websites, blogs and marketing agencies, I've honed my skills in a wide variety of environments and industries. I've been a reporter; a blogger; a social media manager; an editor; a web, layout and graphic designer; an online marketer; a radio DJ; a TV production assistant; a staff manager; and much, much more. My strengths lie in writing, editing, blogging, web management and web content creation, but I am always excited to utilize my varied skill set in any way possible. I pride myself on being an efficient, thorough and timely worker. Specialty niches: SEO, web design, ecommerce, internet marketing, cooking/baking, education, fashion, health, fitness, nutrition, lifestyle, product descriptions, legal writing, news, medical writing, payment processing, real estate, technology

    $33.33 /hr
    442 hours
    4.99
  7. Aurobinda Panda

    Aurobinda Panda

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

    India - Last active: 11 hours ago - 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 - http://www.siliconindia.com/magazine-articles-in/Lex_Protector_Offering_Undisputed_IP_Services-FJIF582304527.html ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - http://www.cioreview.in/magazine/Lex-Protector-Enabling-Enterprises-with-Various-Intellectual-Property-Services-GBIO783533570.html) (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at http://www.lexprotector.com)

    $18.89 /hr
    2,451 hours
    4.97
  8. Rio aiko I.

    Rio aiko I.

    Experienced Online English Tutor

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4

    Over the past 7 years, teaching English as second language has become my passion. I have been teaching Conversation and Business English, online and man-to-man, to students who are mostly from Asia and the Middle East. Course plans are tailor-fit based on each Learner's unique goals in English. I hope that I be given the rare opportunity to work with our great clients here in Upwork.

    $5.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  9. Lanair B.

    Lanair B.

    Marketing Strategist, Customer Experience Expert

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago

    Marketing is my passion and I thrive on providing marketing strategies and social media management to small businesses that may not otherwise have the budget for a big marketing firm. From creation to execution, I am a trained coordinator with talent to align operational tasks. My creative mind will hack the generic system of beige marketing rules, and find new ways to reach your customers and give you revenue. With over twelve years of hands on experience with customers; I've taken that time to diligently take note of how customers behave and what they want. Over the last four years I've taken my marketing experience to a new level and branched out on a freelance basis to work with companies I am interested in. I have worked on a publications and corporate communications team, a large scale corporation's operational teams and in retail management team. https://www.linkedin.com/in/lanairbaker

    $16.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00
  10. Nick T.

    Nick T.

    IP lawyer/Sales and Marketing assistant

    Moldova - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 7

    I am a licensed lawyer (I graduated from the University of International Relations, faculty of law). I am specialized in US legal system and I have the strongest knowledge of business law, especially of intellectual property law. As an IP specialist, I offer: 1) Trademark Consultation, Registrability Advice 2) Trademark Search, Filing, Paperwork 3) Copyright Registration, Enforcement, Infringement, etc. 4) Patent Research 5) Drafting of any IP agreement In addition, I have knowledge of online sales and marketing principles. I have studied many books and audio/video seminars on these topics and I have the following skills: - Efficient communication/negotiation - Call handling - Customer support - Scheduling demonstrations and meetings - Creating email newsletters - Social Media Marketing - Social media Management - Social CRM - WordPress - Lead generation I am Russian and Romanian native speaker and I speak English fluently. I am a proactive person and know the value of interdependence and collaboration.

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00