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  1. Chris C.

    Chris C.

    Proofreading Specialist

    United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Portfolio: 4

    I have a master's degree in exercise and wellness from Arizona State University and am a skilled writing and editing specialist. I have proven statistics from Elance: -Ranked by Elance in the TOP 10% in academic writing, medical writing, and medical transcription. -Ranked in the top 30% in editing and spelling. If you are looking for caring and quality writing, editing, or proofing services, then you came to the right place. I am a writing and editing specialist with years of experience. Let me proof your e-book, write your health and fitness article, or edit your thesis/dissertation. Whatever services you need, I can provide it.

    $15.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.94
  2. Alana Rebecca Mojado

    Alana Rebecca Mojado

    Data Entry Specialist/Researcher/Virtual Assistant/

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 4

    My goal is to provide quality job and build good working relationship with my clients.I am a responsible, achievement-driven and goal-oriented worker who is eager to utilize my skills to the optimum lever for the improvement and success of every project I have. I make sure that all aspects of every project I'm into is done correctly and accurately, thus, I triple check every angle so it can surpass client's expectations. Reliable and remarkable professional work is what you'll get.

    $4.44 /hr
    1,119 hours
    4.87
  3. Sue Day

    Sue Day

    (American) Confidential EA | Recruiting | Writing | Customer Service

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 2

    TWENTY-EIGHT YEARS' experience in highly confidential environments, including a top international executive search firm (promoted to Office Manager), prestigious Washington, D.C., law firms and a National Hockey League team. I am a detail-oriented professional providing project coordination; staff recruitment and management; business, article and blog writing; customer service; effective verbal and written communication; meticulous editing and proofreading and well-targeted Internet research.

    $17.78 /hr
    3,790 hours
    4.65
  4. Michele Wilcox

    Michele Wilcox

    Experienced Executive Assistant

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7

    I have been an assistant for over 20 years, with more than the last decade at the Executive level of Vice Presidents, Presidents, and CEOs. I have worked in the non-profit, human resources, entertainment, publication, blogging, and freelance industries. My varied and eclectic experiences have caused me to be an ultimate problem solver (or juggler as the situation warrants). Vineyard Virtual Services has been in business since 2008 servicing small businesses and entrepreneurs all over the nation, and now internationally.

    $25.00 /hr
    2,026 hours
    5.00
  5. Teresa Schultz

    Teresa Schultz

    SEO | WordPress | HTML | Writing

    South Africa - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 39 - Portfolio: 66

    FIXED RATE JOBS ONLY. I enjoy WordPress and on-page SEO. Many of my clients' sites have page 1 Google.com natural search results for a wide variety of different search phrases. Although I do fixed rate jobs ONLY, my hourly rate is about $14 an hour. My on-page SEO work includes inserting or improving the meta title, meta description and meta keywords on each page of your site, SEO-editing existing page main area text content, inserting or improving image alt and title tags, inserting or improving navigation tab title tags, providing two or three internal links (anchor tags) in the main text content area of your pages) I'm not a fast worker, but I am meticulous and almost obsessive about giving attention to detail - which would you rather prefer? JOINED ODESK (now called Upwork) 8 MARCH 2009...FIXED WORK ONLY...NO HOURLY JOBS

    $14.44 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  6. Carlotta C.

    Carlotta C. Agency Contractor

    Carlotta Chesi

    Italy - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    My name is Carlotta Chesi and I am Italian native speaker, I am a translator, I also speak English, Spanish and French. I am currently doing various freelance projects such as article writing and translation, web content writing, product translation, manual translation, web site translation and proofreading. Since my native language is Italian, I choose to focus my work actvity on my own language, so most of my work consist of English to Italian translations although I am obviously capable of doing projects in the other language combinations. I have a positive mental attitude and I am very dynamic and well organized, I am adapdable and collaborative, I am creative and considered to be a people person. I will work all the hours that are necessary and will always find a way to get project done on time and on budget. SKILLS: Foreign languages Customer relationship Content Marketing Internet Mac Microsoft Office WHAT I CAN DO FOR YOU: - Website translation (English to Italian/ Spanish to Italian/ French to Italian) - Article writing (Italian language) - Web content writing services - Proofreading (Italian language) - Team management (I have my own company on oDesk) - Translation project management

    Associated with: CCgroup, Virtual Translation Solutions

    $13.00 /hr
    1,404 hours
    4.96
  7. Rouena Suple

    Rouena Suple Agency Contractor

    Deep-etch,Data Entry, Encoder, Photo Editing, Watermark removal expert

    Philippines - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

    I am looking to apply my experience of *PHOTO Editing *PHOTO Retouch *PHOTO Enhancement *PHOTO Manipulation *Product Cut-outs/Fashion *Eliminating/Change Backgrounds *Working on PSD files, Transparent (PNG), Animation (GIF) *Cropping and Resizing images for web *Clipping Paths *Deep-etching Based on my own experience i hope i can share my knowledge in to your company and work hard to do things better to make the employer more interesting in my work. It would be my pleasure to serve your company and the employer to the best i can do.

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: BeOnTopMarketing

    $5.00 /hr
    3,234 hours
    4.88
  8. Michele W.

    Michele W. Agency Contractor

    Marketing Strategy and Editing Expert

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective marketing campaigns, as well as having a proven track record in editing both fiction and non-fiction projects. I'm extremely passionate about both marketing and editing and I take great pride in my work. I'm easy going, fun to work with and a great communicator.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $41.11 /hr
    225 hours
    5.00
  9. Karen L.

    Karen L. Agency Contractor

    free lance provider

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2

    I had worked as a teacher both in a classroom and on-line settings for more than twelve years. Within the span of certain years in teaching, I was promoted twice. I became also a customer service representative in some call centers, where I took care of the different needs and complaints of the customers/clients. I did also remote trouble shooting for a cable company. At certain seasons. I write and conceptualize events for some companies and sometimes write ads and press releases. I had also my shares of telemarketing. I do not just work because of money but I want to be an asset and to develop more of myself in my chosen field. My passion for writing inspires me to teach. I have been writing for school plays , which are some adaptations and when I am not teaching, I write sequence guides and concepts of an ad or events, such as product launching.

    Associated with: JobHub

    $5.56 /hr
    1,033 hours
    5.00
  10. Joshua Fairfield

    Joshua Fairfield

    Writer and Editor with a Web Design Focus

    United States - Last active: 10/24/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Since graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts in English, I have established my own business that helps companies leverage the power of SEO, SEM, and emerging technologies through the creation and curating of value-added content. In simpler, less inflated terms: I am a writer and designer who has learned how to write and design for the web. I love writing website content, email marketing campaigns, blog articles, press releases, journalistic pieces and everything in-between. I'm delving deeper and deeper into developing websites and creating complete marketing campaigns. I'm excited about where the future might take me. Contact me today so we can start working on a better future together.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,761 hours
    4.96