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  1. Karla Lant

    Karla Lant

    Writer, Editor, Professor

    United States - Last active: 5 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
    264 hours
    4.95
  2. Aly Yale

    Aly Yale

    Writer, editor & content strategist

    United States - Last active: 22 hours 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
    414 hours
    4.99
  3. Aurobinda Panda

    Aurobinda Panda

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

    India - Last active: 22 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Over last 3 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2000 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
    2,241 hours
    4.97
  4. Serena M.

    Serena M.

    Social media marketer, copywriter, designer, startup person

    Italy - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 22

    Hi! I'm Serena. I am: A startup founder; A social media marketer with +3 years experience; A designer and copywriter who likes a bold message; An Italian native speaker, proficient in English and with experience in translation; Ah, and an ex lawyer and a cum laude graduate. My portfolio https://www.pinterest.com/squarelaw/portfolio/ I can help you if you need content curation and copywriting; web design and print design; translating EN->IT; a social media strategy; some legal knowledge; or all of the above. If you are a startup I guess you need all of the above! Great attention to details, strong work ethic, ability to deliver by the deadline. Only one thing: never ask me to work outside of ODesk. So, how can I help?

    $21.90 /hr
    26 hours
    4.96
  5. Brad Binkley

    Brad Binkley

    Understanding The Emotional Needs Of Your Customers

    United States - Last active: 05/03/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    The way your business is set up, the approaches you take, the communication between those you work with, the way the coffee is made in the morning, and every small or large aspect of your business affects the product or service your customers or clients receive. I specialize in understanding the emotions and unique perspectives that drive your customers and clients to make decisions. That way you can make sure all of your actions are taken with a direct purpose that will exceed the expectations of those most important to the success of your business, your clients and customers. I combine my background as an award winning persuasive writer, television and commercial actor, speech writer, and stand up comedian to provide an understanding of business and the emotions of people. This enables me to help you provide every customer with the feeling necessary to gain their confidence right away, the feeling of being truly understood.

    Groups: Article Samurai

    $55.56 /hr
    459 hours
    4.88
  6. Cira Davis

    Cira Davis

    Barred in NJ, JD/MBA ready to move you forward

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 5

    What do you need to move your business forward? Do you need to focus on writing or improving your business plan? Do you need to find new ways to market yourself? I am licensed to practice law in New Jersey, and I have a Marketing MBA. I can review and suggest changes to your business, and find ways to make it run smoother. I can guide you through legal processes and help you get to the next level. Academic Background: MBA from Drexel University (ranked No. 1 in the nation for part-time MBA academic quality by Businessweek) JD from Drexel University (Licensed to practice Law in NJ) BS in Psychology from University of Pittsburgh (Ranked in the top 60 in the nation)

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.89
  7. Juliana Weiss-Roessler

    Juliana Weiss-Roessler Agency Contractor

    20 Years of Professional Writing Experience

    United States - Last active: 04/21/2014 - Tests: 3

    "Talented, resourceful, and absolutely 100% reliable." Melissa Jo Peltier NY Times Bestselling Author, Cesar's Way and Be the Pack Leader With 20 years of combined experience as professional writers and editors, Josh and Juliana Weiss-Roessler have the knowledge necessary to help you take your next project to completion. • Websites and blogs • SEO copy • Newsletters • Guest posting • Magazine articles • Social media • Press releases • Ghostwriting • Video and radio scripts • Promotional materials • Resumes and cover letters • eBooks • Brochures and other promotional materials • Book proposals Our work has appeared on high-traffic websites, such as Yahoo.com and Brazen Careerist, as well as major publications, such as PARADE, Men's Health, and People. Additionally, Juliana managed the web content for Cesar Millan, TV's Dog Whisperer, for 4 years, including his social networks with over 500,000 followers total, a bi-weekly Yahoo! blog, and a weekly newsletter.

    Associated with: Weiss-Roessler Writing

    $44.44 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  8. Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrative Coordinator

    Philippines - Last active: 22 hours 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
    1,898 hours
    4.87
  9. Jona mae C.

    Jona mae C.

    VA, Social Media Specialist, Graphics Designer, Writer/Researcher

    Philippines - Last active: 27 days ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 7

    With a degree in marketing up my sleeve, an innate curiousity and inclination to learn new skills, and familiarity with Internet-based tools, I can be the right candidate equipped with the basic know-how and ready to be groomed to be your partner. I would especially love to assist you in managing your social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Youtube, LinkedIn), writing blogs, designing graphics (eBooks, book covers, infographics, business cards, website headers) and supporting you and your business in other administrative tasks.

    $8.89 /hr
    828 hours
    4.98
  10. Jojo Miguel

    Jojo Miguel

    Bachelor of Laws (Graduate)

    Philippines - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    I am a Paralegal for more than two years. My experience in law office is enough for me to do the project. I'm an expert drafting contract or agreement, affidavit, researcher, prepare legal documents , and a pleader. Lastly I had prior experience in Data Entry, Virtual Assistant and Administrative Task. I am a fast and accurate writer, with a keen eye for detail and I should be very grateful for the opportunity to do the project. I am able to take on the responsibility of this position immediately, and have the enthusiasm and determination to ensure that I make a success of it. Allow me to do the project and I will assure to you that I can deliver it on or before the due date. I'm loyal, committed, dedicated and always online as full time freelancer on Odesk and immediately respond to your question or invitation for interview at anytime.

    $9.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00