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  1. Ma. Cristina Rafol

    Ma. Cristina Rafol

    Content Writer / Creative Writer / Wedding Photographer

    Philippines - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Hi, my name is Cristina and I'm an adept creative writer and content writer. Aside from that, I also cover weddings during my free time. I hope to hear from you on how I could help in any way I can. Good day!

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    4.72
  2. Edwin O.

    Edwin O.

    Expert Research Writer- Knowledge & Experience

    Kenya - Last active: 16 days ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 3

    *Six years' experience in creative content and academic writing. *Proficient in all arts and humanities. *Conversant with all major academic referencing styles, including APA, MLA, HARVARD, OXFORD, CHICAGO, VANCOUVER, IEEE. *Strict deadline keeper *No plagiarism whatsoever. *Excellent work ethics. *Free samples in discipline of interest supplied upon request.

    $11.11 /hr
    3 hours
    4.74
  3. Dante Alexander

    Copywriter | Content Strategist | Screenwriter | Consultant

    United States - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 15

    AFFABLE EXPRESSION transforms words into artful copy. Copywriting, screenwriting, and web copy are the elements I use to communicate your personal message: Writing virtually every kind of collateral in print and in the internet-sphere, it is the "evergreen" style of copy that converts readership into engagement: Eye-catching copy and web content provide a proven strategy that can amplify your business and increase its productivity. My areas of expertise include: ▪ Article writing: expression of your message, specific to your business. ▪ Blogging: versatility in posts following practical guidelines and formatting. ▪ Branding: expert attention to your identity and how to engage (and not just "talk at") your readership through your online channels. ▪ Landing Pages: responsive web pages and web copy that elicit visitor interaction with conversions. ▪ PR: generosity and the contributions you share through press release copy and brand reputation strategy. ▪ Sales Copy: relates what matters about your product(s) and service(s) to your viewership and marketing. ▪ Screenwriting: exceptional screenwriting written for entertainment and literary boutiques, with a lens on beats, dialogue, and the all-important, "subtext." ▪ Technical Writing: evergreen vision in case studies, white papers, and niche-copy for your brand. ▪ WordPress: 'noblesse oblige' in WP blogging using a blend of storytelling and web imagery that produces shareable web content. A combined fourteen years content-marketing, consulting, copywriting, and social media marketing in complement. And a second wave of word coloratura is handy when you need genre writing or fiction writing with thoughtfully devised characters and story. My virtual pen and ink are ready to help your business's muse https://www.odesk.com/users/~01f994d90c9c6b3c94 apt, friendly, and most importantly, efficient. ~ Dante

    $44.44 /hr
    1,902 hours
    4.91
  4. Francis D.

    Communications specialist

    United Kingdom - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 23 - Portfolio: 12

    You will never get just a writing job from me. I bring a complete marketing perspective to everything I do, whether it is part of the brief or not. You don't pay any more for it - it is simply part of the way I approach projects. I have over 30 years experience in all aspects of communications from multi-million pound advertising campaigns to writing sales promotional letters and pretty much everything in between. I have been responsible for analysing markets and planning, conceiving, developing, delivering and evaluating major advertising projects and all associated work. This has often included creative input, copywriting, feature writing, market research and most aspects of production. My particular strengths are in strategic analysis and planning but I am also a strong creative thinker and writer and have written for most media including the web, TV and radio ads, magazines and leaflets and letters. I have been a technical editor and proofreader and have a good deal of experience in developing creative and editorial products. I am an author and poet in my own right and can provide samples of my work, if necessary. I am interested in any sort of communications project from specific writing assignments to full mutli-channel campaigns (though I am conscious that these are likely to be few and far between). I am available as a communications practitioner (writer), project manager or consultant and don't mind in which capacity I am asked to act. I am also willing to get involved in both small short term and longer term projects.

    $30.00 /hr
    658 hours
    4.80
  5. James Swift Jr.

    Writer/Webcomic Artist With Gaming, Technology, Fantasy/Sci-Fi Focus

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 10

    Thank you for stopping by to read my resume. As my title says, I'm a writer who focuses mainly on news, opinions, and occasionally reviews centered around video games, comics, and technology. I have 3 years experience working with Wordpress. Currently I am the lead writer and editor for Kabir News. From April 2013 to present I write on a weekly/almost daily basis. As of 2014 I have provided 100% of the content for Kabir News mainly in tech, tech-business, and gaming. When writing about games and technology, I handle research, regularly check major news via Google News and news sources I follow via social media, and link back to existing articles on the site. I am also a creative writer and enjoy focusing on the epic fantasy/sword and sorcery, post apocalyptic, and sci-fi genres. I also enjoy writing and reviewing hard rock and heavy metal music. My other talents include free hand drawing and Photoshop. While I always take a client's budget into consideration, I am more flexible with my pricing if I am credited in articles I provide.

    $9.00 /hr
    229 hours
    4.61
  6. Nauman A.

    A Young and motivated person seeking a good job

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    I am a highly qualified individual newly entered into the professional line. I have recently completed my course work of MS in English, and am very good at writing plus speaking English. I do not have any professional experience so far, but I think there is always a first time for everybody. I really hope to get a good job over here for proving myself as well as for some financial assistance to meet the ever-increasing expenses of this world. My preference would be to get a job where i might be asked to write articles or similar stuff. I would be waiting for a favorable response.

    $3.33 /hr
    30 hours
    4.90
  7. Sara Williams

    Freelance Writer and Editor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

    I have been in the online writing field for over 12 years and have worked at ODESK, ELANCE, GAF and iwriter. I assure my clients that I will always come up with original, Plagiarism free, high quality, informative, well-researched and reader friendly content. There are several keys to having a long, successful career as a writer. Skill and talent obviously are critical, but creativity, flexibility, dependability, and a knack for reading and reaching an audience also play important roles. During my 12-year career as a writer and editor, my work has earned more than a dozen awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, the Public Relations Society of America, the International Association of Business Communicators and other organizations. My wide-ranging experience includes magazine and newspaper articles, full-length books, Web content, business-to-business tools, news releases, in-house publications, brochures and other collateral material, reports, proposals, and speeches for top business and political leaders. I’m also noted for my ability to turn complex information into clear, reader-friendly copy, and I meet or beat every deadline. I have written articles for my clients on Ezine, Ehow, BMR and other article directories. I also have experience in writing academic research papers, theses, case studies, Tutorials, SEO content and other niche articles. I have also written website content for various websites such as berivals.com, helpmysuper.com.au, Colorfabulous, canoncopiers.co.uk, arlingtonfamilydentistry.com and helpmyinsurance.com.au etc. Contact me and let’s talk about how we can work together to make your next project successful. Looking forward to build my professional career as a full-time article writer.

    $15.00 /hr
    24 hours
    4.93
  8. Krunal S.

    Strong Writing in Business Plans, Non Fictional Essays and Articles

    India - Last active: 17 days ago - Tests: 4

    I am a very good writer for business plan and business strategy as well as marketing plans / strategies. I have my skills updated regularly with self teaching as well as education and training. I am an Electrical Engineer with a MBA from one of the best universities in Canada. I have worked with 3 start-ups in Ottawa, Canada to help them launch their products by consulting in their Marketing Strategies and helping them write the business plans. In my free time I write my views on political and social issues and current affair. Writing about business aspects of technology firms is my strong suite and Innovation in technological firms is my main interest.

    $15.00 /hr
    20 hours
    5.00
  9. Jude O'Neill

    Jude O'Neill Agency Contractor

    Editor/Copywriter/Marketing Strategist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    Passionate copywriter and content campaign developer with B2B and B2C experience in the IT, Legal, Government, Real Estate, and Entertainment sectors. Pursues a holistic approach to campaign development that values both hard business data and an emphasis on creative customer engagement.

    Associated with: Perihelion Creative

    $45.00 /hr
    1,792 hours
    5.00