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  1. Andrews L.

    Andrews L. Agency Contractor

    Growth Hacker, Project Manager and Digital Marketer

    Philippines - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    In the effort to find opportunities of great significance and importance to business. achieving no less than the best efficiency and consistency a professional can offer (in Information Technology industry), I make sure to deliver more than what is expected through creative and proactive work behavior. I have a variety of skills and expertise both in self-taught and experience and these are the following: 1. Business development 2. Project Management -PRINCE2 -Agile Management 3. Digital marketing / Internet marketing (and Growth hack) -Content Marketing (Tone, Expert, Authority & strategy) -Copywriting -SEO (On-page & Off page) -Social Media Marketing (facebook, twitter & Linkedin) -SEM (PPC, re-targeting) 4. Blogging 5. Article writing -AP Style -Press release / Reviews Others 1. Virtual Assistance 2. Market / Legal research 3. Network marketing 4. Wordpress development 5. Sales 6. Customer service

    Associated with: Clientele IT Solution

    $9.00 /hr
    169 hours
  2. Awais A.

    Awais A. Agency Contractor

    .Net,Java and c++ Developer,yelp, ebay and amazon scraper specialist

    Pakistan - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Over the past 3 years, I have developed scraping tools, crawlers and Mobile applications. My major specialties are : - cocos 2dx games developer -Java,Groovy, C#, ASP.Net,Android, C++ -MySQL, HTML(5)/CSS3/JavaScript/Ajax/JQuery, -Data Scrapping, Web Crawler, -ebay and amazone scraping specialist -MVC framework -LinkedIn, tweeter, Facebook, yelp,, ebay and Amazon scraping specialist. -free/expired domain finder applications,

    Associated with: Digitech Outsourcing Solutions (DOS) Agency

    $15.00 /hr
    144 hours
  3. Muhammad Umair

    Muhammad Umair

    Virtual Assistant(Web)/Research PRO

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 5

    Do you run an online store/e-commerce? Do you have a website that need constant maintenance ? Do you own a blog? Do you need an Administrator for your Website? Do you need someone to launch campaigns for your Tshirts (teechip, viralstyle, teespring)? Are you looking for Research specialist? If your answer is yes for any of the above questions then move ahead. My Work Policy !! I do not keep more than 3 jobs in progress at a time. I do not promise for 24/7 communication but I can adjust according to your time zone and need. I will complete all committed work. I will ensure a positive experience with my work as I am a people person. My Education and Experience!! I have graduated from University of Engineering and Technology Peshawar, Pakistan in 2013. My professional carrier as a Developer started in 2013 but now my interest towards maintaining the Websites is more rather developing. As a Website Administrator/Maintainer I will maintain your Website with wide range of services on the basis of my previous experience. List of Websites/Platforms I love to maintain and experienced with 1)WordPress CMS 2)Magento 3)Bigcommerce 4)Shopify 5)OpenCart 6)Custom Websites like ERP, Management systems or Social Networks. My experience with WordPress. I have been a part of one of leading Software Company in Pakistan named as Synergy Web Technologies. I worked there as a WordPress developer with highly skilled developers. I customized few WordPress themes and convert few PSD s to WordPress. During my job in this company I learned much about WordPress and now I am in a position to take any challenging task regarding WP. I can maintain your WP site with following tasks 1) Add/Remove Theme 2) Add/Remove Pages 3) Add/remove Posts 4) Add/Remove Plugins 5) Add/Remove Gadgets 6) Add/Remove Images 7) Upload Products 8) Format contents as per design given 9) Articles Submission and much more. List of some popular plugins I am experienced with 1) WooCommerce 2) WP eCommerce 3) Page Builder 4) Revolution Slider 5) Visual Composer 6) Ninja Form, Gravity form etc 7) Google Map plugin 8) Yoast and few more. Similarly I have enough experience with products listing to Shopify and Bigcommerce. I have the abilities to understand the scope of the projects and can work with less supervision, I use to communicate regularly and efficiently with my clients because this is important to be on right track and achieve your goal easily. I know that honesty is very crucial in business. I am always sincere to my job and work with full attention. I am not only the time logger but use to struggle for what I am committed. My experience with Web Research I have hands on experience in Web Research because during my studies and job I came across with different critical situations and got myself out of them by researching their solutions on the internet. I can use the popular search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo and few others to get my targeted data efficiently. Similarly along with search engines I have also experienced in different Directories like Manta, Yellow pages and White Pages etc. I am using Google Docs and MS office for more than 5 years. I have full grip over these tools. I have worked in Google Spread Sheets, MS excel, Word, Power point etc. I also have experience in Adobe PDF. I always use to deliver results with 100% accuracy within time. I know the importance of deadline for a task. I use to get start my tasks with complete plan and this is the key to successful ending of tasks.

    $4.67 /hr
    39 hours
  4. James Barlow

    James Barlow

    "Legal Expert Making Your Life Simple"

    United States - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Certified Paralegal & specialize in corporate law, family law, real estate law, wills,trusts, & probate law, expert legal research, contracts, legal writing, discovery procedure, partnership agreements, business agreements, personal injury law, telecommunications (FCC) law & so much more. I have Multi-State & International experience with freelance clients & Lawyers. I have dealt with cases involving the SEC and my clients have won based solely of appeals & briefs written by me and litigated by my client whom I consulted. I have traveled the world and consulted with clients in India, South Africa, London, Austria, Germany & beyond. I work for 5 Attorneys and attorneys can be very anal about their work. By nature I am a perfectionist who will always make sure that the work I do is 100% accurate and fine-tuned to perfection. My mantra is "Make Life Simple." When you hire me, you can sit back, relax, not worry, and be free to do what you do best. Service Description You may wonder why a paralegal with such credentials behind him is now freelancing: In 2012, I took the leap into freelancing so that I could truly capitalize on my full potential. So far it has been amazing for me. LEGAL SERVICES OFFERED: _________ GENERAL _________ Writing Motions Preparing Pleadings (e.g., complaints, answers, demurrers) Preparing Family Pleadings (e.g., Divorce Complaints, Custody Modifications, Child Support Modifcations, Stipulation Agreements/Settlements etc.) Preparing Immigration Documents Propounding and Responding to Discovery Contract Writing Multi-state legal research and analysis Preparation of Memorandums of Law/Briefs (Legal Writing) Legal consulting regarding products, contracts, & startups. _________ BUSINESS _________ Incorporation (LLC, Corp., Nonprofit, etc.) Operating Agreements, Bylaws, Partnership Agreements Asset Purchase and Sales Agreements Franchise Agreements Private Placement Memoranda Shareholder/Investor Agreements Supplier Agreements Letters of Intent/Memoranda of Understanding Buy/Sell Business Agreements Residential/Commercial Leases Real Estate Purchase Agreements Employment/Independent Contractor Agreements Business Contracts Collections (such as drafting of demand letters) Patents & Trademarks CLEC Applications IXC Reseller Applications _________ INTERNET _________ Terms of Use Privacy Policies Disclaimers/Releases DMCA Policies Web Development Agreements SSL Certificate Opinion Letters Website Compliance Review Software/Mobile App. Licensing Agreements Site Reviews Infringement Letters Authoring/Modeling Agreements IP Licensing Agreements Media Licensing Agreements WRITING SERVICES OFFERED: Writing services are not limited to legal matters. Services include the writing, editing, and proofreading of any document and creating of abstracts from contracts or other documents. Certifications: National Association of Legal Assistants Certified Paralegal/Legal Assistant EDUCATION: B.A., summa cum laude, Northern Illinois University Certifications: N.A.L.A Certified Paralegal/Legal Assistant

    $33.33 /hr
    2 hours
  5. sayeda sultana

    sayeda sultana

    web design, development and web research and SMM

    Bangladesh - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 10 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi, Data Mining and Data scraping: Address, city, state, Zip code, Phone, Fax, Company name, Email address, web site name,owner/manager details, contact person, mobile # designation, Facebook link,Twitter Link. Data Mining / Data Extraction / Web Scraping,Online Research / Market Research ,.Data Entry / Copy Paste / CSV / PDF / EXCEL file conversion. Web Development: I can development responsive , pixel perfect with 100% guarantee , 100% satisfaction word press website . Sample are given below. Graphic Design: Background Removal Expert from Picture,, Deep-Etching, Picture editing,. Picture resizing. Picture cropping, picture Manipulation. SMM: Facebok,Twitter, LinkedIn. Kindest Regards Sayeda

    $4.00 /hr
    1,578 hours
  6. Nadine N.

    Nadine N.

    Engineering Problem Solving and Professional writing and editor

    United States - Last active: 06/08/2014 - Tests: 4

    I have ample experience writing for blogs, websites, newspapers and personal statements for applications to grad school. You may find some of my work at the Gainesville Sun's website Also can work with Systems Engineering. Specialized in creative problem solving, project and systems management, optimization analysis and multiple other areas.Extensive experience with Visual Basic, Matlab, Simulink and multiple simulation software. I'm also Bilingual (Spanish and English)

    $55.56 /hr
    1 hours
  7. Kristine H.

    Communications Consultant / Writer / Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 11/14/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a native English speaker located in the United States. Skills: • Press releases • Web content writing and editing - specialized knowledge of legal, technology, and business issues • Start-up and small business consulting • CSS + HTML • Wordpress design • Web and print graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite Relevant Experience: • 5 years experience as a Website and Communications Manager • Press releases for a major scientific publisher • Freelance graphic design and marketing consulting for entertainment industry clients • Experience working with web and print content in Italian and French • Undergraduate degree in journalism • J.D. degree

    $30.00 /hr
    3 hours
  8. Prakash J.

    Prakash J.

    Affiliate Marketing, Online Reputation, Wordpress, SEO, PHP Expert

    India - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 9

    ***** Experience as an Affiliate Marketing Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I have worked as an outsourced affiliate marketing manager and have helped many clients in various activities like affiliate program launch strategies, competitor analysis, affiliate research, affiliate recruitment, affiliate program setup, management, promotions, affiliate directory submission and affiliate marketing forum management. I have advanced knowledge of Post Affiliate Pro, HasOffers, iDevAffiliate and networks like CJ, Shareasale etc. ***** Experience as an SEO Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I also have worked as Search Engine Optimization customization (SEO) consultant and have helped clients in improving their search engine ranking positions. I also have experience in dealing with search engine penalties and shorting it out. I have good command on On Page SEO, Link Building, SEO Analysis. ***** Experience as a Social Media Marketing Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I have worked as social media consultant for few clients where I have handles activities like managing day-to-day activities of social media activities and customer engagement. ***** Experience as Programmer ***** Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, Joomla, CSS, PHP, HTML, HTML 5, DHTML, and MySQL including sites for start up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, and software design and testing. ***** Experience as a Web Researcher ***** Over the last 7 years, I also have worked as web researcher and data entry person too handling various data entry activities like phot editing, web research for emails/contacts/addresses/website etc. ***** Experience as an Online Reputation Management Consultant ***** Over the last 7 years, I have helped individual person and companies in getting rid of their negative links in search engine. For businesses as well as for individuals, its very important to have good reputation and if there are negative links, it can affect business a lot. I have helped clients in downgrading their negative links.

    $5.00 /hr
    79 hours
  9. Alia Khan

    Alia Khan Agency Contractor

    SEO,SEM,SMM,White Hat Linkbuilding,& Google Panda & Penguin Expert.

    Bangladesh - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    I know Data entry, SEO, link building. I am expert in link building, social bookmark, Directory submission , Article submission etc . I believe in myself and always try to give my best effort. I am a hardworking and fast learner. I have higher PR website and all link permanent quality .I've been working as a SEO virtual assistant and a link builder as part of a team before offering my services on oDesk. I'm very knowledgeable about building links to website using different white hat techniques that are proven to work such as, but not limited to, the following: blog commenting, web 2.0 properties creation, link wheels, article marketing’s, social book marketing, content creation, social media I also understand how Google local listing works and I can help get your website on top of Google local search results. I have been working as SEO Manager for Net Futures. I am handling a team of 8, and executed several SEO projects under Net Futures.

    Associated with: Online Market Solution

    $3.10 /hr
    73 hours