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  1. Sarah Coots

    Sarah Coots Agency Contractor

    Rockstar Virtual Assistant & Founder, Distance Assistants

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    Before joining the at-home work force, I worked as a legal assistant in a management position for a busy law firm. I enjoy fast-paced, challenging work, and I pride myself on my professionalism. I have experience in handling every facet of business operations from simple data entry and calendaring to client meetings and drafting professional letters and contracts; and from debt collection and human resources to property management. I have some limited experience with HUD preparation, as the firm I worked for specialized in real estate transactions. Additionally, I am proficient with Quickbooks, Excel, Word, Practicemaster, and Tabs; and I have experience with Citrix.

    Associated with: Distance Assistants

    $35.00 /hr
    394 hours
    5.00
  2. 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
  3. Benjamin Hasanagić

    Benjamin Hasanagić

    Data Entry Professional and Professional Transcriptionist

    Bosnia and Herzegovina - Tests: 3

    Thank you for visiting my profile. I am currently completing my bachelor's degree in Law at the University of Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina. As an accomplished student I had an opportunity to work in both non-profit and private sector. I have one year of experience in coordinating the Association of High school Students in Bosnia and Herzegovina. My responsibilities included project coordination, organization of humanitarian events and communication with the respective donors. The work experience in the non-profit sector prove my best quality is being a team player. I am reliable and organized person always ready to meet the necessary requirements. I have studied English for many years; therefore, my speaking and writing skills in English language are on advanced level. I have knowledge of MS Word, MS Power Point, MS Excel and Adobe Photoshop. As data entry professional and transcriptionist I would make sure to efficiently communicate with any client, including both companies and individuals. I am a highly organized individual, and my skills include management, critical thinking and technical skills. Lastly, I am a very responsive and reliable person always motivated to provide the best results. Sincerely, Benjamin Hasanagic

    $3.00 /hr
    33 hours
    0.00
  4. 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
  5. Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Ma. Laura Sheryn Alvarez

    Marketing and Management Consultant | Administrative Coordinator

    Philippines - 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
    2,209 hours
    4.87
  6. Aly Yale

    Aly Yale

    Writer, editor & content strategist

    United States - 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
    449 hours
    4.99
  7. Aurobinda Panda

    Aurobinda Panda

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

    India - 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
    2,482 hours
    4.98
  8. Jojo Miguel

    Jojo Miguel

    Bachelor of Laws (Graduate)

    Philippines - 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
  9. Jill Liphart

    Jill Liphart

    Organic SEO, Social Media, Content Creation and Project Management

    United States - Tests: 2

    Proven professional with over eight years of Internet Marketing experience across a vast amount of industries. Please see my Elance profile at: https://www.elance.com/s/optimizedscribes/ Services offered include: -SEO -Writing website content, blogs and articles -Social media management (Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest) -Online reputation management -Keyword research -Analysis of competitor websites -Content strategy planning -WordPress website design -Google My Business, SERP, Rankings -Large volume content orders Specialities include: -Real Estate -Medical, Health and Fitness -Legal (Personal Injury, Criminal, Workers Comp, Family Law, Elder Law) -Human Resources and Recruiting -Personal Finance -Automotive -B2B Topics -Marketing -Technical Writing -Shipping, Manufacturing, Logistics and Industrial topics -Family, Pets, and Veterinary Medicine -Product Descriptions I have the ability to handle large volume orders. Based in metro Atlanta, native English speaker.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Nick T.

    Nick T.

    IP lawyer/Sales and Marketing assistant

    Moldova - 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. In addition, I speak English fluently and French (conversational level). I am a proactive person and know the value of interdependence and collaboration.

    $7.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.67