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Kyle Holmquist

Kyle Holmquist

Writer / Narrative Designer

United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

I'm an award-winning video game writer with over 5 years of professional writing experience. I've shipped multiple games and apps, and have experience writing for every aspect of a game, from cutscenes and fictional histories to marketing and website copy. I have a ton of experience writing scripts, short stories, and marketing copy.

$16.67 /hr
3 hours

Vinita B.

Vinita B.

Once written, words live for all eternity

India - Portfolio: 1

‘To be or not to be’ is how I would like to express my attitude towards writing and as proof, some examples of my work that I take pride in projecting are - Constant improvement has always been my ethos and with each passing day I hope to stretch my horizons and explore new areas of knowledge through my writing.

73% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
12 hours

Jan D.

Jan D.

Project Manager/Expert Virtual Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 14

Over the last 6 years, I've written hundreds of web content and print articles for various clients. From there, I started to develop my own set of affiliate marketing websites using the Wordpress platform. I quickly moved on to accepting jobs creating and managing Wordpress sites, including domain and hosting registration as well as other technical concerns. And not only that, I'm also an all around virtual assistant for most of my clients working as a project manager, researcher, graphics person, customer support representative, content writer, etc. I have also managed several people in the past to deliver end results for the businesses we are a part of. My core competency lies in the fact that I am a fast learner, a versatile virtual assistant, and a competent project manager. Timeliness is of big importance to me. I have experience in the following areas: content writing, Wordpress sites, email marketing (Aweber and Constant Contact), project management (Basecamp), affiliate marketing (Clickbank, Commission Junction, etc.), online retail (Amazon FBA), Google Analytics, etc. My aim is to help you grow your business by being someone you can depend on to do tasks while you focus on the more important part of your business.

Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

100% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
6,273 hours

Renson K.

Renson K.

Technical Writer and SEO expert

Kenya - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 8

SEO is the blood and life of your online activity. Be it online marketing, reputation management, social media publicity, website audit, and analysis of online performance, I am the person you seek. With over five years of experience, I guarantee to deliver real Returns On Investment. In addition to skill, I bring onboard handwork. As you might know handwork always beats talent and skill when they don't work hard. Get in touch and allow me to show you what I can do...You will be Amazed!

67% Job Success
$7.00 /hr
713 hours

Bai saada schejam B.

Bai saada schejam B.

Graphic Artist, Illustrator, Writer

Philippines - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 25

I love arts. Both traditional and digital, I have ardent passion for this field. But more than than, my imagination and creativity are wide! I do: - Characters design - Illustrations - Clipping path specialist - Photo processing - Photo enhancements - Creative Design - Data Entry for MS Word and Excel I am also a meticulous English grammarian. I write and edit articles, do clerical jobs and same tasks that demands high-level English language proficiency. Why hire me? - Because I deliver with quality. I do my best to give my clients the best of what they want. No perfunctory outputs! :D - I am honest. I can always tell my shortcomings to avoid false expectations form my clients. - I can vary my style in illustrations to give what my clients need. - And the most important thing of all, I possess Intellectual humility. I am open for criticisms and suggestions that are conducive for my production improvement and of course to be of better service. Of course you will need someone who will listen to your needs without biased perceptions :D I'm looking forward to work with you :D

83% Job Success
$3.00 /hr
214 hours

Violet Garcia

Violet Garcia

Blog and Article writer, SEO content writer, Creative writer

South Africa - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

I seek to utilize my skills with written works, the publishing industry, and writers of all levels. I have experience as a book editor, literary agent, writing coach, marketing director for an independent press, teacher, tutor, and consultant. I have experience in long-term writing projects for high volume clientele. I worked in publishing for years, and have focused on writing and editing for online clients for the past four years

$5.00 /hr
62 hours

Sarah Zachary

Sarah Zachary

Professional Creative Writer/Editor

United States - Tests: 4

Graduated college in 2010 with a Bachelors Degree in English. Published writer with ultimate desire to write children’s books and novels, but looking for full-time employment opportunity that would further experience in such areas as creative or freelance writing, journalism, marketing, editing, proofreading, advertising, or public relations. Currently freelances in spare time and specializes in the fiction genre. Spends free time publishing articles on in order to share knowledge and increase potential as well as consistently writing first novel. In 2007 I was named by Elder & Leemaur Publishers to be among the top five percent of published young writers in the nation. Whatever it is that you need for me to write for you, I will be happy to devote my full work effort for satisfaction every time. I do ask that you do not contact me for any writing that involves erotica or overly sensual purposes as I am not accepting contracts of that nature at this time.

$18.00 /hr
81 hours

Billy Chappell

Billy Chappell

Content Marketing Director & Producer

United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 2

I'm a professional writer that specializes in using copywriting, public relations and content-related marketing tactics to capitalize on my best-in-industry writing. Throughout my career, I've also served in marketing leadership roles, including Marketing Director at Wake Documents, and proven my ability to lead creative teams through the development, implementation and execution of comprehensive campaigns.

$35.00 /hr
0 hours

Dayle S.

Dayle S.

Creative Writer | Proofreader & Editor

United Kingdom - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Working for over 5 years as a Creative Writer and Editor has given me the experience and skill required to masterfully weave words into engaging content. Whether this is by ghost writing an eBook for you, promoting your products and ideas, or going through your work to ensure that it's the best it could possibly be—I am your writer. When you choose me as your pen I guarantee nothing less than absolute satisfaction and deadline-beating dedication, producing only the highest standards of writing. My summarized skills and experience: - 5+ Years experience covering a wide variety of writing topics and tasks. - Extensive experience in brainstorming, writing, editing, formatting and producing creative texts. - Ghostwritten on 50+ projects, with a large number of complete E-books in a range of genres. - Personal guarantee on completion of projects before deadlines and to an extremely high quality of writing in terms of content, grammar and spelling. - Proficient on social media platforms. - Experience in writing my own Science Fiction novel. I am very open to in-depth collaboration with my clients and implore you to contact me personally if you have a specific request for a project. I want to use my skills to make your projects or work really shine, and I'm dedicated to bringing fantastic content to the world. Please see my portfolio and work history for examples of my work and testimonials from satisfied clients.

100% Job Success
$18.00 /hr
27 hours

Anna K Gibson

Anna K Gibson

Writer/Editor with Legal Experience

United States - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

I have over 3 years of experience in a variety of legal settings as well as a multitude of projects you can view below that include skills such as editing novels, writing academic papers, working on different legal projects, and writing non-fiction ebooks for hire. I am interested primarily in writing and editing projects, but I am also open to legal work projects as they become available. See my online portfolio at:

100% Job Success
$13.00 /hr
209 hours