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  1. Thomas T.

    Thomas T.

    Programmer/Analyst/Content writer/Transciptionist

    India - Tests: 3

    Being brought up in a country where English is quintessentially the official language, I am well versed and proficient in both US and UK versions of the English language. I have had extensive proof reading and editing experience. I am skilled in all versions of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Being trained to be an engineer, I have also acquired programming skills of a modest level. I prefer to work with clients who are looking for good quality work at a reasonable rate. Rest assured, I will deliver what is needed, when it is needed.

    $5.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.60
  2. Natalia C.

    Natalia C.

    Award-winning writer and creative director

    United States - Portfolio: 11

    Speak volumes with five little words. Evoke laughter with the turn of a phrase. Convince others that a truly unnecessary product is as essential to their lives as water. Maybe even save a few lives. Basically, what I do. I'm an Ivy League graduate who's been developing advertising and web content for over twelve years. My experience covers a number of diverse industries: retail, travel, food & beverage, technology and healthcare. Whether you're looking for a dynamic website, a compelling press release, or a full branding campaign, I'll deliver. My services include: Websites press releases brochures newsletters print advertising outdoor advertising television campaigns radio campaigns eblasts banner ads

    $50.00 /hr
    201 hours
    4.90
  3. Donna L.

    Donna L.

    Virtual Asst | Social Media Mgr | Writer | Editor

    United States - Portfolio: 13

    I am ready and eager to provide your company with top-notch service! I'm a dedicated professional with 20+ plus years experience. I am a detail-oriented, self-starter with a flexible schedule. My objective is to work part-time in a freelance position in an academic, administrative, communication, publishing, ministry, or media environment that would benefit from a combination of extensive writing, editing, and computer skills, as well as experience in business and graphic communication, social media marketing, customer service, and public speaking. I have a private and quiet home office and am equipped with a Mac and HP laptop. I utilize Gmail, MS Outlook and Skype for e-mail, phone and video conferencing. I also have a DropBox account for file sharing.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,618 hours
    4.53
  4. Katie Moss

    Katie Moss

    Writer and Editor Extraordinaire

    United States - Portfolio: 13

    Hi, I'm Katie, and I'm your best bet for marketing, writing and editing projects. From wholly creative endeavors to precise articles with a bit of flair, I'm your newest and best asset towards written success. As an added bonus, I hold an MA in English, so the content I provide is always of the highest quality. If you've been searching for well-written, engaging content or a trustworthy editor, I'm your girl. Long-term projects include: - Creating and managing SEO-friendly content for several websites - Long-term contributor for several websites, blogs - Writer for a Women's Magazine - Non-fiction & fiction book editing - Ghostwriting projects (fiction, articles for execs/businesses) - Inbound Marketing -Academic Writing/Editing Services -Writer for 6 encyclopedias *WordPress and basic HTML coding. Please also see my LinkedIn Profile for more information/recommendations. http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=78911923&trk=tab

    $30.00 /hr
    61 hours
    4.99
  5. Brittany F.

    Brittany F.

    You give me requirements, I give you results.

    United States

    Marketing Strategist // Content Specialist Learn more at www.beforrestal.com. I work full-time for a technology-driven marketing company, and I wear many hats. As it turns out, I'm a jack of all trades and a master of none -- except writing. I have a BA in English, and during college, I was a communications fellow for a clean energy non-profit and a staff writer for my university's newspaper. More recently, I was an editorial intern-turned-assistant for a reputable nonprofit encyclopedia, and I continue to generate content as a social media and marketing specialist for a grassroots-but-growing cancer charity. My availability is somewhat limited at only 5-10 hours/week, but I work quickly, am self-motivated, and have a keen eye for detail. But all you really need to know is this: you give me requirements, I give you results.

    $35.00 /hr
    153 hours
    5.00
  6. Carrie Cathey

    Carrie Cathey

    Internet Branding Specialist

    United States

    A combined five years of experience working as an online branding manager, content curator and social media specialist to strengthen companies online presence by creating, editing and developing blogs, articles and newsletters through skills I have developed through my professional and educational experience (MBA, BA in Communication and certifications). Other areas of concentration include: rebranding individuals/ companies; pitching articles/content to syndicated networks and publicists; creating taglines; promoting individuals/companies on radio shows & podcasts.

    $26.00 /hr
    1,054 hours
    4.98
  7. Richard T.

    Richard T.

    Professionalism covering every clients' needs.

    Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    British expat providing laser focused project development that delivers exactly what you need. My areas of expertise include: proofreading, copywriting, article writing, marketing language development, enhancing business presence and web-based media. Before submitting any written work for appraisal, distribution or publication, the material needs to show that it communicates its message in the clearest possible way. It should be well written in terms of its organization and appearance and it should be free of errors in terms of spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, and in its usage of English. I guarantee that all of these criteria will be met and supplied to the very highest of standards, on budget, and within your deadline. I provide excellence in the written word and look forward to working with you on your projects. Clients are guaranteed follow-up and after-service access which is inclusive of any costing for up to two weeks after signing off on a project.

    $45.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  8. Jake C.

    Jake C.

    Professional Editor and Writer

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Jake is a professional editor and content writer with a Bachelor's degree in English and Creative Writing. He has written; website content, press releases, non-fiction, fiction, poetry, reviews, recipes, how-to's, academic research papers and has experience with Wordpress, Submittable, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram as well as all MSoffice applications. He has edited; literary journals, website content, press releases, academic research papers, and all genres of creative writing. He has a diverse working background that ranges from ranch-hand to Chef de cuisine. His specialty is versatility. From chainsaw maintenance, to how to make the perfect beurre blanc, he can write professional articles on a wide spectrum of activities.

    $22.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Kait S.

    Kait S.

    Conscientious Content Creator & Social Media Guru

    Canada - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Armed with a Bachelor of Arts in History, Diplomas in Marketing & Business Event Planning, and years of working in marketing & sales, I have the background and experience necessary to deliver quality content. My open availability translates to high commitment and follow-through in each job as well as a fast turnaround. I thrive when working with strict deadlines and have a true passion for writing. From blog posts and magazine articles to academic papers and professional documents, I create thoroughly researched, well-written work and ensure 100% satisfaction from my clients.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00