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Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis

Looking for smart, snappy copy? I can help.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

Let me help you make your content shine! With a background in journalism, article writing and marketing, I have the expertise you need. My writing is designed to make any subject -- from technical topics to travel features -- engaging, informative and, most importantly, drive customers to act. Plus, I've been trained to use keyword research and SEO to make content optimized and visible, ensuring your website's blogs and articles appear in potential customers' searches. As a blogger and copywriter, I've covered many different subjects, including technology, marketing, and service-oriented business. With each project my goal is simple: To deliver content that helps you accomplish your marketing goals.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
862 hours

Vladimir Zivanovic

Vladimir Zivanovic Agency Contractor

Philologist - Creative Writer

Serbia - Portfolio: 4

First of all, I am an online marketing professional, as well as a blogger with a wide array of interests. Aside from constantly writing about online marketing and web design, I also enjoy writing about my other hobbies such as fitness, cooking, home DIY projects and travel. Green living, money-saving tips and interior design are no strange things to me, and I have already published a lot of articles dealing with these subjects.

Associated with: Vlad's Team

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
0 hours

Fanni Lukacsy

Fanni Lukacsy

Sales and business expert, economist

Hungary - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 17

* Top 1% in Sales. * Top 20% in Market Research and Corporate Strategy. * Top 5% in Knowledge of Microsoft Office. * If you want to - know if your business idea is marketable, - work out an efficient and profitable sales strategy, and - need materials to pitch investors... we are your experts. This small EU-based business is specialised in express provision of various business and administrative services at high quality and fair price. We rapidly search, find, and deliver the information you need. We think, develop, elaborate ideas and after the swift but thorough brainstorming we present you a one-of-a-kind concept for your successful business project. Core competencies on the FastLane - sales consulting: market analysis, concept creation, business strategy, management consulting - competitive intelligence - professional support: research, reports, data mining, content marketing - event planning covers the fields of sales, construction, motorsports, energy, event planning.

95% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
154 hours

John Thompson

John Thompson

Lead Generation and Marketing Expert.

United States

I have over 13 years of experience in Marketing, Information Technology, SEO, appointment setting, sales, research, lead generation, client interaction, Business Plan development, among many other areas of online contracting. I attended WV University and completed courses in Computer Science, Information Technology and Troubleshooting, and Business Management. I own and operate SJ Services LLC and live by that seal of excellence. Other qualifications: excellent phone skills Strong verbal communication skills Ability to work outside of a fixed scenario Flexible hours Excellent English Persistence Goldmine CRM Salesforce CRM Sugar CRM and Zoho CRM

47% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
1,711 hours

Khushi M.

Khushi M.

System Administrator & Web Developer

Pakistan - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

I have expertise in following: • Enterprise NMS using Nagios, Centreon, OpenNMS, Zabbix, Munin, Cacti, Monitorix, Xymon administration & monitoring. • Installation, configuration, troubleshooting and management of Solaris Servers both with x86 and Sparc architectures. • Manage network in Linux environment. Install, configure and deploy (Linux Flavors. RED HAT, Centos, Debian, Ubuntu etc) • DTrace, Patch Management, Syslog, NTP, BART, Apache, Postfix, Dovecot, Squirrel Mail IPMP, SFTP, Firewall, Bash Scripting, Cronjob, Users account management. • OS Hardening, Security, Auditing, Patching on linux & solaris servers. • Web Server(apache,nginx), Tomcat, PHP, Phpmyadmin, Wordpress, Joomla, Java. • Database Server(MySQL Server), MySQL Master-Master & Master-Slave Replication. • Plan and implement data security by file permissions, back up and disaster recovery plans. • Troubleshoot networks, systems and applications to identify and correct malfunctioning and other operational difficulties. • Storage Area Network, NFS, iSCSI, DRBD • Resolve local network/system issues. • Configuration and set-up of all new server systems required internally for the company's activities • OS hardening and Patching • Backup, security management, user account management, e-mail systems including internet access, office systems and applications support. • Server backup using rsync • Perform daily system monitoring, verifying the integrity and availability of all hardware, server resources, systems and key processes, reviewing system and application logs, and verifying completion of scheduled jobs • Configuration and maintain the Remote Servers • Vulnerability scanning of Networks, Web Applications In addition to this experience, I have created a website The goal is to give the better solution and guide for system administrator to make the things easy. I also bring to the table strong computer proficiencies in Wordpress, MS Word, MS Excel and CRM database applications. I have developed a wide range of websites using HMTL, DHTML, PHP, and MySQL including sites for startup companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build & configure websites from the ground up for you or your business.

$10.00 /hr
0 hours

Amy Hornsby

Amy Hornsby

Creative Copywriter, Editor, Blogger, Reviewer

Poland - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 10

I am a graduate in English Literature and Creative Writing and have a strong passion for English Language, linguistics, literature, reading, writing, and films. With experience creating blogs and online articles with WordPress accounts, as well as editing and proof-reading professionally, I deliver high-quality content to deadlines, and always strive for perfection.

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Ken Baron

Ken Baron Agency Contractor

NY-based, many awards yet affordable.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 36

Currently ranked in the top 1% of Elance Sales & Marketing professionals. To see samples of our work for brands such as Ethan Allen, Panasonic, Gold Toe Socks, PC Magazine, Johnnie Walker Red, Good Housekeeping, Ovaltine and many others, please view our portfolio. We have created successful campaigns for some of the largest, most successful brands around. But please don't hold that against us. Before you peg us as specialists in servicing only dominant brands, consider this: our most challenging, rewarding, effective work has been companies looking to become a leader. From emerging companies about to break into the majors, to veteran brands needing an image renovation. So, while Mesita Communications Ltd. knows how to create marketing campaigns for brand leaders, what matters more is how we can turn your brand into a leader. We are New York-based, but service clients all over, seamlessly and quickly. In fact, many clients see us as their in-house advertising department.

Associated with: Mesita Communications, Ltd.

83% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
59 hours

Jenny Price

Jenny Price

Marketing Specialist

United Arab Emirates - Portfolio: 19

Native English experienced marketer (in-business & freelance) specializing in running email campaigns, content development, press releases and PR, advertising, recruitment advertising, social media marketing (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn), digital marketing and event planning. Also highly experienced in recruitment and administration (Microsoft Certified Application Specialist).

88% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
71 hours

Tobey H.

Tobey H.

Internet Marketing Specialist / Content Writer

United States

Seeking projects that primarily focus on website content creation and internet / social media marketing. Willing to take on additional types of projects after a careful review of the requirements.

$18.00 /hr
0 hours

Don Stephenson

Don Stephenson

Award-winning Art Director, Writer and Creative Director

United States - Portfolio: 24

Since 1995, I've been blessed with the ability to earn a living without really working. Advertising has been a passion for as long as I can remember, and every day is a new opportunity to grow and evolve. While my primary discipline is art direction, as a creative director I am able to provide solid writing and design as well. Ensuring that all aspects of the creative product are strategically sound, fresh and compelling.

$82.00 /hr
34 hours