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Technical writing is a form of precise communication seen in a variety of fields like finance, consumer electronics and software. It is the type of language seen in instruction manuals and professional reports. Technical writers are often familiar with a variety of industry-specific software, or may utilize a writing program like LaTeX to input mathematical equations and graphs into a report. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, hire a technical writer today to write reports, manuals, publications and other technical documents.

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  1. Malik Adnan

    Malik Adnan

    Blogger, Writer- SEO, Blog, Web content,reviews,Proofreading,ebooks

    Pakistan - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 2

    My name is Malik Adnan and I have been working in upwork since 2013 as a professional Writer and SEO Expert. I have a more than 50 Jobs, Which shows my Experience and the level of Expertise in my profession. Here, an Overview About My Services. Writing & Blogging If article rules the Internet world, then perhaps I am the best writer. Being a highly experienced freelance writer, I create highly informative, well researched, accurate, and engaging Web content and Blog Articles for my clients. I will work on your product till your satisfaction as my client satisfaction is my utmost priority. Needless to say, my articles, web content, and Blog posts are always 100% original and unique, highly engaging, and well proofread for factual correctness, grammatical errors, and typos. Because my clients do not have to go through the hassle of editing my work, they can spend more time in running their other business matters. SEO Over the last 4 years experience | Relevant link | Site related link | Google Panda,Penguin 2.1 verified link & Hummingbird | Relevant & Natural Linking. I am expert on SEO, targeted keyword first page on Google, I am providing you the best service. I am very experience on all kind of SEO activities like, back link building, Social book marking , Link wheel, Forum Posting, Blog commenting etc. I am also do white hat method to do the SEO work. Creative Innovation is one of the best organic SEO, highly structured, performance oriented and customer centric company in oDesk . SUMMING UP, I know the importance of Article Writing, I know the importance of a unique and well informative Web Content and Blog Article, I know, what is CONTENT MARKETING, How to appropriately ON-Page Optimize a site for targeted keywords and How to build HIGH QUALITY Links to increase appearance of a website. Your satisfaction is my utmost priority and I am sure you will have no regret after hiring me.

    $7.78 /hr
    125 hours
    4.98
  2. Jeffrey S.

    Jeffrey S.

    VA for WordPress, Moodle, and e-learning (Camtasia, Captivate)

    Philippines - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 23

    I've been an e-Learning practitioner since 2000. I'm currently working as a Moodle Developer & Camtasia Studio Editor, and Virtual Assistant. I have developed hundreds of online learning modules for top USA clients. The main tools I use are Moodle, Camtasia Studio, & Adobe Captivate. I am experienced in Moodle Administration, creating and uploading course materials on the LMS, and configuring the course completion requirement. I also work as a test engineer for Online Learning Courses, ensuring the courses are error/bug-free.

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $16.67 /hr
    2,879 hours
    4.95
  3. Darryl Beckham

    Darryl Beckham

    Technical Communication Specialist, Content Manager, Desktop Publisher

    United States - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 6

    In need of web content? Marketing and promotional materials? Digital newsletter production? Technical documentation? Editing/proofreading services? Look no further! I've spent the last 5+ years as an Associate Editor/Desktop Publisher with a Silicon Valley newspaper, and in addition I have been dedicated to my studies in the field of English Literature & Composition. I have attained an Associate of Arts degree from De Anza College, one of the top community colleges in the nation, and have elected to continue my studies at the prestigious University of California, Davis where I will be receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature & Composition with minor focuses in Computer Science and Technical Writing. My skills include, but are not limited to: technical writing/communications, editing, proofreading, graphic design, research, content production, website maintenance, and a working knowledge of computer programming concepts. I also have professional experience working with software such as: Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Powerpoint, FileZilla (FTP), and WordPress. I am dedicated to the satisfaction of my clients and if hired, I will make sure that your project does not only meet, but exceeds your expectations, because unlike some freelancers, I do not expect our first project together to be our last.

    $30.00 /hr
    15 hours
    5.00
  4. Dua F.

    Dua F.

    All Rounder

    Pakistan - Last active: 13 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    I am reliable, keen to details and can work with minimal to zero supervision as soon as requirements and instructions are set. To give you the extreme satisfaction on a business perspective is my main goal. My outstanding skills and experiences I have, which you may consider: i) Article and Blog writing / Creative writing ii) Lead Generation iii) Transcription jobs (Verbatim and Summarized) iv) Other Administrative Support tasks v) SEO vi) SEM vii) SMM Efficiency and creativity are my priorities. I believe in quality, not quantity of work, at reasonable price.

    $20.00 /hr
    6 hours
    4.60
  5. Oscar Bass

    Oscar Bass Agency Contractor

    Senior UNIX System Engineer, LAMP, LEMP, Network Security, Cloud.

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    Expert UNIX system administrator and network engineer. Got a problem? I can solve it! For more than 15 years I have been the I.T. backbone and support for many online companies. I use the most up to date standards for any project I am involved in. I work extremely quick and efficiently. If you have a problem let me help you solve it. OS: Linux - Expert, FreeBSD - Expert, AIX - Expert, HP-UX - Expert, Macintosh OS/X - Expert, Windows Server - Proficient Cloud services: AWS, Rackspace, OpSource, Linode Web servers: Apache, Nginx, Tomcat Database servers: Mysql, Postgresql Monitoring: Nagios, Monit, Munin, Cacti Scripting: bash, perl, shell Virtualization: OpenVZ, Xen, SolusVM Mail servers: Postfix, Exim, Sendmail, Dovecot Control panels: cPanel, Plesk, Direct Admin, Webmin/Virtualmin, ISPconfig, OpenPanel Other: standard network services (DNS, DHCP, LDAP, Samba, SVN/Git, http proxy, jabber, backups, monitoring etc), firewalls (iptables, ipfw, pf)

    Associated with: Bass Designs Agency

    $55.56 /hr
    318 hours
    4.96
  6. Leopoldo M.

    Leopoldo M. Agency Contractor

    Infusionsoft, Wordpress, and Membership Site Specialist

    Philippines - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 7

    I am your side-kick serving since 2011 with a solid foundation in Infusionsoft and Internet Marketing. Mastered other auto-responders like Aweber, GetResponse, and MailChimp. I have built integrations with OptimizePress, LeadPages, Clickfunnels, GoToWebinar and Evergreen Business Systems. Created and integrated membership websites with CustmerHub, iMember360, Wishlist and OptimizeMember. Used other application such as Zapier, PlusThis, Asana, Slack, Teamwork, Skype, Google Apps, WhatsApp, and many others. Manages websites and servers. I am a real person and have a real feedback! In life, I experience many things: the good, the bad, and the ugly. It all makes me real and made me what I am today! No white washing. Just plain me! Thank you very much, to all my clients. You have made me strong! Thanks for your trust! I'm a FULL TIME CONTRACTOR ON UPWORK. I've been working at Upwork for more than 4 years now and continues to take good care of my buyers/employers and work for them with ease and efficiency without causing too much expense. Last Dec. 2012, I experienced a connectivity hic-cup which caused me and my clients many miscommunications and delays. But after I was able to add my third connectivity line, now I am able to insure smooth business transactions and deliverables. Rest assured that all your needs are taken cared off. Accuracy speed and delivery sets me apart from the vast crowd of online providers. I would like to develop a long term employment with my buyers. Now if you happen to look for a highly skilled infusionsoft integrator. You are looking at the one! May it be directly to your website or using an OptimizePress/LeadPages integration. Nevertheless a very skilled multimedia man. I am an EXPERT in high quality Audio Editing / Mastering, Audio clean up, editing Podcasts, video editing, video tutorial creation, Office and Administrative task, virtual assistant, Project management, system management, expert in Lean Enterprise, 5S, CMMI, and many other quality control measures. I provide my employers/buyers peace of mind. I accomplish different tasks with ease and high quality while keeping costs fairly reasonable. Whatever is your budget. You are welcome to invite me for an interview. I am virtually online 24 hours a day. You can always reach me through e-mail, skype, im, or here at Upwork. Here's my previous job experience: Over the last 14 years, I have developed a wide range of switch-mode power supplies from cellphone chargers, standard off the shelf PSU's (Power Supply Unit), to custom made designs as requested by costumers. Supervised and organized a team of engineers and a mentor. My core competency lies in complete end-to-end management and development of the design from inception, development, testing, quality, mass production, and even costumer support in the field. I also have some experience with intelligent power supply features such as temperature, fan, load, and communication controls using programmable IC's (Integrated Circuits). I have worked with both small and big companies, doing my best to help make each one more successful. My previous employers are: http://www.nec.com/ (I worked under R&D Telecom Division) http://www.emersonnetworkpower.com/ (I worked under R&D Astec)

    Associated with: Open Haven Agency

    $44.44 /hr
    5,979 hours
    4.50
  7. John Vanderzyden

    John Vanderzyden Agency Contractor

    Technical writer specializing in software user guides

    United States - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 11

    Get in touch with me today if you're looking for top-notch writer with strong character, attention to detail, and a keen talent for engaging and thoughtful help guides. Always articulate and precise, I have complete command of English language, sentence structure, active-voice mechanics, and grammar. I work hard to make my clients happy. With over 20 years of technical writing expertise, high quality has always been my focus. Have a look at my extensive oDesk portfolio and you'll find a diverse sampling of help documents: user guides, API references, knowledge bases, sales training guides, product guides, and datasheets. In addition to Microsoft Word, I have a mastery of various authoring tools including Adobe InDesign, RoboHelp, and Madcap Flare.

    Associated with: ZyDesign

    $30.00 /hr
    3,484 hours
    4.68
  8. Mary W.

    Mary W. Agency Contractor

    writer and programmer

    Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 11

    I am a senior Articles Writer looking forward to being hired and placed by you in any of your upcoming projects. I have many years of experience working under different employers and have proved them the best to my capacity. I have good proficiency in the areas of Articles, CSS and Data Entry. I also have good experience working with Graphic Design and HTML. I can take up any given work with dedication and prove to put in my best to benefit your company. I am compatible to work as a cross team or as a team as the case may be. I am ready to be hired by you.

    Associated with: Zeal

    $20.00 /hr
    236 hours
    4.58
  9. Javier C.

    Javier C.

    Technical support and/or technical writing. Machine Vision & Sensors

    Spain - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    Electronics/Telecoms Engineer, MSc in Robotics and Automation, PHD in sensor systems (Machine Vision & Materials Eng.). Researcher with entrepreneurship: 9 years, 4 years as a Systems Analyst in Xerox, HP and 1 year of internship at GEC-ALSTHOM, bilingual in English/Spanish, medium in French and Portuguese I provide general help and technical support mainly for PCs but also for other devices/systems. I am also good in writing research technical manuscripts

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  10. Brad R.

    Brad R.

    MCITP, MCSE, Virtualization, Network Engineer/Mangr, Writer

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Experienced Technology Leader, Implementation Manager, Change Agent and MCSE/MCITP. In-depth knowledge of IT systems and operations, project management, large-scale system implementations and information security with over twelve years with hands on experience as an Enterprise Administrator and Network Manager in NT, 2000, 2003 and 2008 environments. Extensive experience in Server Virtualization including VMware and Hyper-V integrated with HP and EMC SANs. Practiced understanding of Exchange, Lync Server 2010, Fortigate UTM devices, Active Directory, PKI and DFS. Five years of experience as a corporate Microsoft/Certification trainer and serving as an MCSE/CCNAinstructor for technical schools, colleges and corporations such as AT&T; and Comcast Cable. I have created course curriculum for two online schools. I am extremely proficient in Server 2012 and 2008, including Server Core edition, Hyper-V, Fortinet, VMware, Procurve, HP and EMC SANs, Active Directory, Exchange, SQL, Procurve switches and many other technologies. I have been highly involved in server virtualization for seven years and am proficient in both VMware and Microsoft Hyper-V. I am also a professional writer and have contributed to several white papers and authored published articles in professional journals. Have also written and reviewed test questions for IT professional certifications. I am looking for other opportunities to supplement my work load. My Microsoft Profile can be accessed by this link: http://www.mcpvirtualbusinesscard.com/VBCServer/brad.rudisail/profile For more information on me go to www.bradinthecloud.com

    Groups: Microsoft Certified Professionals

    $34.94 /hr
    1,818 hours
    4.96