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  1. Jelena Božić

    Jelena Božić

    Translator/Writer

    Croatia - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 3

    Hi, I`m 25 year old nomad currently learning to reappreciate my own country - Croatia. I studied Croatian law, but the highest education in life and languages I got from my travels. The last few years I spent traveling the world as a model, making money while traveling and learning. But don't let the stereotype about models fool you. I always knew my way around words. I grew up in Switzerland, raised by Croatian parents in a German speaking area, which allowed me to simultaneously learn both Croatian and German as my native languages. And to a kid like that, English was no challenge. I started writing early on. At the age of 12 I started working on my first book. At the age of 16 my high school published my book along with some other short stories. I wrote numerous articles for Croatian newspapers and online portals and worked as Editor in Chief of a Croatian radio station before my 20th birthday. In addition to all, I am what you might consider a social media expert. Hashtags, algorithms... I know them, and I know how to place a product on a social platform. I can translate German, English and Croatian. And I can write in any of these 3 languages. I promise fast and effective work, original content and a positive attitude above all.

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  2. Sahar A.

    Sahar A.

    English-Arabic Translator

    Palestinian Territories - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    I am an English-Arabic translator. My translation outcome does reflect the real content. It is not word-by-word translation, yet it serves the cultural perspectives and cover the connotative meanings that may be hidden in the source text. Thus, I offer you a professional work that seeks to get the right equivalent in both languages. I have translated many types of texts including different fields such as academic, political, social and technical pieces. I have a bachelor degree in English language and literature. Therefore, I have the ability to write reports, reflections and academic essays perfectly. I also have over three-year experience in making presentations and creating videos using Camtasia and Honestech programs.

    $12.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.96
  3. Valeria Massignani

    Valeria Massignani

    Video Editor / Translations / Spanish Native

    Argentina - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 5

    Freelance video editor with more than 5 years of experience. I use Adobe Premiere Pro CS6 and Adobe After Effects CS6 and I'm willing to learn other softwares. Years of experience making spanish and english subtitles. I'm organized, efficient and ready to work. I've also worked in administration doing spanish/english translations, using Microsoft Word and Excel.

    $10.00 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  4. Adrian Walerowski

    Adrian Walerowski

    Copywriter, Article Writer, Polish - English Translator (Native Level)

    United Kingdom - Last active: 1 day ago

    ***How Even Great Businesses Throw Away Big Money Every Single Day (And How You Can Avoid Making The Same Mistake)*** Have you ever wondered why Businesses with a Great Offer, Great Model & Great Service often make Lousy Profits? Conversely, have you ever wanted to know the sneaky secret behind how tiny operations are making Huge Profits? It boils down to this: Weak Businesses TELL Strong Businesses SELL So what’s the difference between TELLING and SELLING? TELLING is when you just describe your offer. Imagine you’re selling Garden Spades… Most businesses will just rave about how sharp the spade-blade is. Or about how sturdy the handle is. SELLING is showing your customer what they ACTUALLY want. And explaining how your product will give it to them. So what’s wrong with TELLING? Don’t your customers know what they want? Not exactly. I will share with you the SINGLE MOST IMPORTANT rule of selling ANYTHING. Even if you don’t have any practice and don’t want to hire a pro just yet - applying this simple principle will increase your sales IMMEDIATELY. The rule is: “Your customer has deep-rooted goals. Show them how your offer brings them closer to that goal - and they will buy.” So what does this actually mean? Well, let’s use you reading my letter as an example. You are reading this because you need a writer… But you don’t “want a writer.” Your BIG GOAL is not “to hire a writer.” You don’t wake up in the morning thinking “Damn… I wish I had a writer…” You want PROFITS. You want your businesses to be HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL. You want to SELL MORE STUFF. And your customer is no different. When you find out what your market’s BIG GOAL is… and when you tell them how your offer helps them achieve it - You’re already miles ahead of almost everyone else. And your profits will reflect this. Here’s the kicker though… While this freebie WILL help you increase your sales… it’s only one part of a much more complex game. Writing Copy that gets AMAZING results is not easy. It’s frustrating. It can be a nauseating headache sometimes… And it requires full and undivided attention. That’s where I come in. While you manage your employees - I write Copy. While you plough through your financials - I write Copy. While you’re mining for new offers to add to your business - I write Copy. And when you finally catch a rare moment to kick back and relax - I still write Copy. So I dare-say that I’m actually pretty good at this stuff. Unlike a lot of writers these days - I learned my craft from the works of true masters. Not just people who can write fancy stuff - but people whose writing sold BILLIONS of $ worth of product. (Yup, BILLIONS with a ‘B’) I’ve had the opportunity to absorb the teaching of Copywriting Titans such as: Dan Kennedy John Carlton Gary Halbert Joe Sugarman David Oglivy Ted Nicholas Robert Collier And many, many more… But don’t take it from me, here’s what one happy customer had to say: “Adrian was awesome. He didn't come with a ‘picked-off-the-shelf’ solution, but was truly interested in my story. Furthermore, he was the only professional, who previously to sending me a proposal checked my social media streams, to try to understand a bit more of my personal story. Working with Adrian has been a pleasure. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED. Will definitely hire him again." So what’s in it for you if you hire me? - Highly-Researched, Highly-Targeted Killer Copy that filters out the tire-kickers, enchants the big spenders & explodes your sales. - A professional, outside look at the obstacles you face in your business. I will help you get unstuck if you’re in a dilemma. I’m a copywriter. And yes, I am trying to sell my Copy services to you right now. But I’m not naive enough to tell you that Copy is the ONLY thing that matters. Sometimes you need to optimize your landing page and make it more user friendly. Other times, you simply need more traffic. Whatever it is, I will make sure that the problem we are tackling is the right problem to tackle. - Full transparency. You will always know what I’m doing, what I’m thinking, and how I will go about it. There’s nothing worse than waiting for a consultant to complete an entire project only to find out that it’s not what you wanted. You won’t have that problem with me. - Two 1-Hour project revisions where I can add any tweaks and changes you need even after the project is complete. And it’s all completely FREE of charge to you. So if you like Pina Coladas, and getting caught in the rain (of continuous profits…) Contact me now & let’s talk about how I will help you sell more stuff. All the best, Adrian P.S. If you prefer to chat in Real-Time, find me on Skype at ‘Formless TMF’ (without quotation marks.)

    $33.33 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  5. Iuliia Kovtun

    Iuliia Kovtun

    Cn-Eng-Rus-Ukr Translator / Web writer

    Ukraine - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

    I am native Ukrainian and Russian speaker. I am fluent in English and Chinese languages. My slogan is: Hard work it's a way to success. I have 5 years experience in: - Translation From Russian, English, Chinese, Ukrainian into Russian, English, Chinese, Ukrainian. - Writing SEO and selling texts in different languages. - Proofreading and editing. - Web-searching. BUT I can't do some things: - I can't make a unprofessional translations. - I can't be irresponsible. - I don't know how to work badly.

    $10.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.47
  6. Kateryna Makogon

    Kateryna Makogon

    Copywriter, Blogger, Translator, Communication & Marketing Specialist

    Serbia - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Have MA in Management of Public Relations in National University of Kyiv Mohyla Academy (Kyiv, Ukraine). Worked in PR and marketing departments of several art-institutions and event-companies (including international). During the last few years has been also actively involved in youth work as a trainer and project coordinator. Currently also work as an editor and writer at Life Zone Group (Estonia). Skills and competences: communication, media, public relations, copywriting, marketing, social media marketing, event management and project management. Professional esperience: - Managing Editor at Life Zone Group, June 2014 – Present, Pärnu, Estonia; - Media Manager at CID Ptuj, June 2013 – May 2014, Ptuj, Slovenia; - PR Manager at J. Greter Art Center, February 2013 – May 2013, Kyiv, Ukraine; - PR Director at Kyiv International Short Film Festival, February 2012 – February 2013, Kyiv, Ukraine; - Project Manager at Training School "Upgrade", January 2011 – March 2012, Kyiv, Ukraine; - Writer, reporter at The Legal Newspaper, September 2010 – May 2011, Kyiv, Ukraine.

    $15.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  7. Sarunsiri Duffield

    Sarunsiri Duffield

    Thai-English Translator, Voice over artist

    United States - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    Chulalongkorn University Graduate with over 10 years of overseas experience including Master degree studies on full funded scholarship. Thai is my mother tongue and English is my 2nd language. -UNESCO meetings Interpreter (Thai-English-Thai) -UNDP translator -Marketing materials Developer -Thai Embassy working experience -Sales experience -Radio broadcaster for Thai Ministry of Foreign affairs -Academic translation for Chulalongkorn University staffs

    $16.67 /hr
    1 hours
    5.00
  8. Asif Panhwer

    Asif Panhwer

    Business Analyst

    Pakistan - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 10

    An Enthusiastic and knowledgeable Business professional with more than 8 years of experience in E-Commerce, IT Services, Payment Services, Software and E-Marketing with respect to Sales, Marketing, Business Analysis and Business Development. Specialties: data analysis, business analysis, business process reengineering, business strategy, business systems analysis, project management, e-commerce, Search engine marketing & optimization (SEM & SEO), strategic planning & team handling Have worked in a capacity of Senior Business Manager and Business Analyst, responsible for overall business operations such as Marketing, Production, Pricing, Sales and Promotion. Responsible for creation of BI Dashboards, workspaces, reports, trigger, events and notification alerts based on the requirements in order to monitor the business performance and provide statistical analysis. Responsible for extraction of data from different sources (i.e., CRM, Databases, Webservices) through and utilize BI tools to accurately build and report data. Responsible to ensure the successful and quality delivery of the projects under agreed time frame as per planned.

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Al Imran Imon

    Al Imran Imon

    Audio/Video/Seo/Smm

    Bangladesh - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

    I am very much expert at writting & translation.I also can editing audio & video music & data entry job.I have a long experience in a private office.I have a position in the office in writting & transslation.Over the last 12 years I have gained an array of knowledge in the accounting field always holding steadfast to the highest ethical principles. With experience in billing, both Invoicing and EDI, receivables and office management my objective is to utilize my knowledge and administrative expertise to assist and complete tasks necessary for the continuity of your businesses growth and success and to assure employers they are receiving services from a reliable, and honest worker. I have excellent computer skills in many software programs including Microsoft office, Quickbooks, Preview Software, Online Internet research. I also currently run my own Ebay store as a top rated power seller and have a vast array of knowledge regarding Ebay and Paypal. Projects oriented, quick efficient, with my knowledge I would like to help.

    $8.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  10. Mariaconcetta D.

    Mariaconcetta D.

    Computer Grafic

    Germany - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I am Italian but I live in Germany since 2012. I maked all my studies and my professional jobs in Italy. I am an open, cheerful and communicative person. I have great communication skills with business owners and with people, i have good ability to work independently. I have 20 years of experience as a computer graphic, I work with Photoshop and Illustrator, photo editing, image contour, job levels, vectorialization of images, color separation, logo creation, image editing and illustration editing . My more relevant job experience was assistent to production manager in a flexografic farm, i had worked with printing process of packaging, i help for organization the work in the production with planing the job of the week, controller of working person, gived instructions during the job time and similar. I have also worked as a promoter, as interviewer in opinion surveys, and as mystery clients. My preferences for reading ranging from coaching to consuler, self-motivation, self esteem and positive thinking.

    $16.67 /hr
    1 hours
    4.91