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Editing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.82.

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  1. Mary D.

    Mary D.

    Experienced Professional Web Content Writer

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 15 - Portfolio: 6

    High quality content shows off your best assets and draws clients to your website.Together, we can create content to help you build your brand. Let me help you shine! -- Experienced, highly trained writer -- Quality work, carefully edited -- Delivered on time, always -- Hassle-free (No divas here!) -- Yes, I understand SEO! www.maryhdyerwritingservices.com.

    $38.89 /hr
    51 hours
    5.00
  2. Jeanie Lyubelsky

    Jeanie Lyubelsky

    Technical Editor & Exceptional Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 23

    Contact me to capitalize on your knowledge and achieve your objectives. Great proofreading deals are found in limited hourly contracts for fixed-rate prices—just ask! As an experienced editorial services provider, I will gladly take care of your needs and provide you with exceptional editing and proofreading services. You may see more about specific service price ranges here: http://clearfactsresearch.com/prices-services. Feel free to see my dependable turnaround time schedule, which is updated regularly based on editorial demand: http://clearfactsresearch.com/turnaround-times. How do I look at your written work? Let's engage your readers and reviewers with clearly communicated content and get desired results! My specialized editing and proofreading services can help you be rewarded with increased readership, successful contracts, publication, funding, and growth. Just let me know what you need... Anyone can increase positive recognition and rewards with the right expertise and support. As an experienced editor who is also a certified technical writer, I specialize in purpose-based language with multiple levels of editing, copyediting, rewriting, and proofreading to give you right-on-target results. You can capitalize on your knowledge by increasing clarity in your professional papers, manuscripts, articles, reports, proposals, user guides, documentation, and more. Completely comfortable in using my native language at an expert level, I know how to make your writing look terrific. My proofreading, copyediting, and editing services give you the lowest prices with exceptional outcomes, while my original writing sells for more than $50 per hour on an open market. I gladly accept editing and proofreading jobs on oDesk even when the job title is "writer," but the tasks are actually editorial work. We can also schedule fixed-price orders with limited hourly contracts. Just Google "Jeanie Editor" to see more about my work at regular market rates. Regularly working for authors, business owners, engineers, finance specialists, attorneys, and other technical-specialty professionals, I am flexible and competent in my chosen areas of professional specialty. For example, I am the managing editor, copyeditor, and proofreader for a professional robotics journal, I write engaging press releases that inspire trust and confidence, and I competently carry out many other editorial assignments. Dependable and efficient, my full-time career is focused on producing you with publication-ready content. Strengthen your achievement curve by contacting me to provide you with top-quality editorial reviews. I can effectively enhance your written materials for clarity and credibility by editing for grammar, word usage, style, formatting, spelling, punctuation, while providing editorial suggestions for interesting and compelling text. I successfully work with material written in many styles, including APA, IEEE, GPO, AP, CMoS, and other styles as requested. Save time and get results by hiring a certified technical writer as your editing, copyediting, and proofreading specialist. In our busy world of mixed messages, I check and double check your written work so that it will be noticed, understood, and remembered. I am native English speaker with a certification in technical writing and extensive experience in technical editing, copyediting, proofreading, rewriting. I am also a member of the IEEE Professional Communication Society, the American Finance Association, and the Association of Science-Technology Centers. My research-based MS degree in social sciences with a concentration on programs funding research, along with hands-on technology experience, further qualifies me in understanding authored technical concepts. I can offer you the best experience with professionally reviewing your book manuscripts, professional papers, articles, handbooks, user guides, proposals, venture capital and investor reports, and more. You want to hire an active technical-topics editorial specialist for the following materials: computer science, software development, robotics, electrical, mechanical, civil engineering, electric power generation, transmission, distribution, utilities, and biometrics; journal publishing projects in .doc, .docx, PDF, LaTeX, ShareLaTeX, MS Word, and other formats; business marketing plans, proposals, finance, securities, investments, summary budget narratives, and more. More about my work and recommendations: http://clearfactsresearch.com/faqs https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeanielyubelsky Contact me today and see what I can do for you!

    $34.00 /hr
    998 hours
    4.98
  3. Sheri B.

    Sheri B.

    Corporate Communications Director

    United States - Last active: 21 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    I have managed dozens of content writing, public relations and strategic communications projects for some of the world’s most recognizable brands, including Campbell’s Soup and Lockheed Martin. I am an excellent writer with spot-on tactical skills. My work has been published on the websites of Fortune 100 companies, in national magazines and trade publications and in corporate blogs. I can promise you compelling, flawless and effective work with a quick-turnaround. As a communications manager at Campbell Soup Company, I managed internal communications, media relations, community relations and crisis communications for Campbell's $650M North America Foodservice (NAFS) business. My responsibilities included developing and executing a strategic communications annual operating plan for the business, managing media inquiries and leading employee communications efforts. At Lockheed Martin, I was one of two communications practitioners selected from a national pool of thousands of applicants for Lockheed Martin’s Communications Leadership Development Program. I completed rotations in marketing communications, media relations, community relations and internal communications throughout various business units. Now that I am freelancing, I enjoy leveraging my skills to help people share their gift with the world, whether it's a unique product or a special service. You can see from my ratings that I only accept jobs that I really do believe are a perfect fit for my skill set, and I do not consider a job complete until I have exceeded my client's expectations. I am a true partner, and look forward to working with you to ensure your project strikes the right tone, engages the right audience and garners the attention it deserves.

    $60.00 /hr
    27 hours
    5.00
  4. Anna Camacho

    Anna Camacho

    Top Rated Writer | Editor | Designer | Marketer

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi! I'm Anna Camacho, a Top Rated Upwork contractor, and I appreciate your interest in working together. Simply put, I deliver great content and design. With expertise in writing, editing, marketing, publication design, and website management services, I optimize how your company communicates both internally and externally. Work with me to market your company and increase sales through your: - Website (Wix, Weebly, SquareSpace, Wordpress, BoomTown, Volusion, Magento, Yahoo! Small Business, and more) - Company blog and LinkedIn company page - White paper, article, case study, ghostwriting, and press release - Marketing collateral (advertisement, newsletter, sell sheet, sales deck, brochure, flyer) - SEO audit and communication audit I also work with professionals going through career transition and transform resumes, cover letters, executive biographies, and LinkedIn profiles. Your particular skills and achievements are identified and showcased through a highly collaborative, in-depth process which results in compelling, on point professional documents. My LinkedIn profile is rated at the "All-Star" level, which is the highest possible ranking, and I scored in the top 1% of over 10,600 people on the Resume Writing Skills test. In January 2015, I heard from a previous client that my work on his resume helped him land the offer he wanted from Google! You'll find that I bring a fierce attention to detail and commitment to client satisfaction. I jumped into online freelancing through TaskRabbit and built a reputation for excellence on that platform (4.9/5.0 feedback rating; earned TaskRabbit "Elite" status multiple months). After the platform was restructured in July '14, I stepped away and have focused on other opportunities. I look forward to connecting with great clients through Upwork. Thanks again for your consideration.

    $40.00 /hr
    139 hours
    4.88
  5. Michele W.

    Michele W.

    Marketing, Strategy, and Editing Specialist

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

    Multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective marketing campaigns, as well as a proven track record in editing both fiction and non-fiction projects. Seasoned in developing marketing strategies for book promotions, events, and social media marketing. I'm a passionate freelancer and I take pride in my work. I'm easy going, fun to work with and a great communicator.

    $36.67 /hr
    162 hours
    5.00
  6. Joanne H.

    Joanne H.

    Data collection and information management expert

    Canada - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 4

    Professional researcher, data scientist, and technical writer with health, HR, and social sciences background. More than 15 years experience. Deliverable focused. Talk to me about designing your data collection tools and online surveys; collecting your data; conducting summary reporting and statistical analyses; and your requirements for professional report development. My goals are: 1. to use technology to streamline how we gather intelligence; 2. to use my research design, analytics and informatics experience to make your information meaningful and transparent; 3. to use my exceptional writing about statistics, research, and technical information to take your deliverables to the next level. As i continue to build my on line presence I am interested in applying my expertise to short and mid term projects using tools such as typeform, survey monkey, surveygizmo, and fluidsurveys for online programming and deployment.

    $35.00 /hr
    253 hours
    4.70
  7. Amanda D.

    Amanda D.

    Nonprofit Professional skilled in strategy and general business ops

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 8

    Writing has always been my passion; somehow, I've been lucky enough to find a way to fold it into my work. My ability to speak in the voice of the audience, as well as the voice of the brand, has led to success in grant writing, social media marketing and content planning. After an inspiring volunteer experience, I started working for a progressive nonprofit that both accepted, and fostered my desire for an entrepreneurial approach to nonprofit management. I bring almost a decade of experience, enthusiasm, and passion for the world of nonprofit. My projects range from short-term to long-term, and I am also a skilled strategy consultant. My motto has always been "nonprofit at heart, entrepreneurial in spirit." My own personal mission is to leave an organization in better shape than I found it. So far, so good! Specialties: 1) Grant Research, Writing & Reporting: - Research and build prospect database - Draft letter's of inquiry (LOI's) - Prepare grant proposals (RFP's) 2) Program build-out: - Narrative drafting - Outcome analysis and development - Volunteer recruitment & management 3) Fundraising & Development: - Strategic plan development - Craft and prepare fundraising strategy - Corporate Sponsorship/CSR program development - Third-party event management - Marketing and public relations 4) Website Development: - Content planning - Site design (via enduser-friendly Wix) 5) Accounting & Bookkeeping: - Budget planning: operating & programmatic - General Bookkeeping: QuickBooks Pro, QuickBooks Online 6) Resume & Cover Letter Writing - Having maintained leadership roles in high-level positions, I am also skilled resume and cover letter writing. If you have any questions, please feel free to ask! I put the mission of the organization first and foremost,which makes me flexible and efficient.

    $38.89 /hr
    254 hours
    5.00
  8. John Reed

    John Reed

    Proofreader, Copy Editor, Copywriter

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 1

    STOP. Do you value your content? Is imperfect English holding you back? If you answered YES to the above questions, you're in luck. Let me tell you why: I am a MASTER of the English language. With my proofreading and copy editing skills, I will make your text FLAWLESS. WHEN I EDIT TEXT, THIS IS WHAT I IMPROVE: -grammar -punctuation -spelling -mechanics -structure -word usage -word choice -clarity _________________________________________________________________________________ On the other hand, perhaps you're in need of some copy. I can do that too. Do you want to convince people to buy your product or to support your cause? Do you want to convert website visitors into customers? Should the tone be professional? Casual? Funny? Friendly? I can write however you want me to write. I know what you want to say, and I know how you want to say it. So let me say it for you. I can deliver the results you're looking for. Do you believe me? Probably not, and I don't expect you to. In order to remedy that, let me do a little demonstration for you. I'll do a small trial job for free to prove that I'm the brain you want behind your copy.

    $38.00 /hr
    59 hours
    5.00
  9. Daniel Roux

    Daniel Roux

    Project Manager with Specialization in Translation

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

    I have an original, analytic, inquisitive mind and a great drive for implementing ideas and achieving goals. What sets me apart from other applicants is my broad scope of international experience and my ability to transfer it to any industry. I have successfully migrated from the military field to architecture to human resources to training and development to software technical writing, to marketing, to sales and to the translation industry. I am a highly motivated, independent self-starter with two technical college qualifications as well as varied international managerial and project management experience. I am a results-oriented person who excels in a high performance team since I have high standards of competence and performance for others and myself. Software skills include, Windows, Mac OS, Microsoft Project, Trados, MultiTrans Prism Flow, OmniPage Pro, ABBYY Finereader, Acrobat Pro, LifeCycle Designer, oDesk platform and more.

    $44.00 /hr
    804 hours
    5.00
  10. Allison B.

    Allison B.

    Experienced Marketing Project Manager/Virtual Admin

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

    Along with extensive administrative and office experience, I possess 25+ years of marketing & communications experience in diverse industries, with demonstrated success in planning, driving and executing innovative programs for clients ranging from startups to multi-billion dollar companies with international holdings. I am a proven performer with superior project management skills, the ability to effectively multi-task and manage a wide range of projects to deadline, to budget, to RESULTS.

    $33.33 /hr
    590 hours
    5.00