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  1. Bilal R.

    Bilal R.

    Internet Researcher - Lead Generation - Virtual Assistant - Data Entry

    Pakistan - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 6

    Hi! I am Bilal. I am dynamic, enthusiastic, reliable and quick learner. I always strive for quality working, I believe that can only be achieved with focused attitude and detail oriented approach. I tend to have a clear and prompt communication with my clients. I had developed the range of skills with Admin Support and Sales & Marketing. My favorite and strongest zone is Internet research. I have efficient web researching skills with the proper set of tools like Reportive, Ark, guesser.email, Data.com, ZoomInfo, Hoovers and whois.com with the proper manipulation of Social Media i.e. LinkedIn, Twitter, Google Plus and Facebook. These tools are very handy for lead generation, contacts list building and finding accurate email addresses. I am experienced in website management; I have worked on WordPress, Joomla and many other CMS platforms. I have good foundations with content developing, creative writing and technical writing. In E-commerce platforms, I have experienced with Shopify, Magneto, Bigcommerce, WooCommerce, OScommerce and some other. I am an expert in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook), MS Visio, Google Docs, and Photoshop. Considering my academic background, I have good experience with IBM SPSS, MATLAB, Mathematica, KiCad, LibreCAD and C++. I also have good experience with photo manipulation, graphics designing and Logo creation using Canva and some other software. I am always eager to explore new software, applications and ideas. I am also competent with Social Media Accounts management and Social Media Marketing (SMM). I have complete understanding of LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook. I have also worked with software like TweetAdder and TweetDeck. I can also write professional emails, cover letters, press release and can perform email handling at best. I am also skillful with financial management. I have complete understanding of financial statements, i.e. Balance Sheets, Cash Flow Statements and Income Statements. I am also familiar with some accounting, bookkeeping software like Xero and QuickBooks. Thanks for visiting my profile and taking time to read my skills overview. Please feel free to contact me anytime. Cheers!

    $5.56 /hr
    1,585 hours
    4.99
  2. Vijayanand P.

    Vijayanand P. Agency Contractor

    Expert Medical/Pharma/Market Researcher, Consultant

    India - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a Health Science Ph.D Scholar (Pharmaceutical sciences) with expertise in Medical/Pharma/Health/Nutrition Research with full access to scientific journals and articles. I have a unique blend of healthcare and marketing experience. I have over 10 years experience in Health care research, QA and production of pharmaceuticals, Academics and Pharma marketing [Both domestic and International]. I have more than 1300 hours of experience in odesk and most of the jobs included Medico-market Research. I am an expert Researcher of Pubmed, Lancet, Clinical and pre-clinical trials, Scientific medical and pharmaceutical journals, data extraction from scientific and academic documents etc. As i have strong marketing experience with health science back ground, was able to assist the clients both in market research as well as scientific research. Please find below my work experience in odesk: Project-I: Health and Ayurveda related Reseach I worked with a client and assisted him developing Kindle Book on Ayurvedic health recipes for westerners. Job involved researching and developing various Ayurvedic cooking recipes and finding out the health benefits of each ingredient. Project-II: Natural Health Related Research Worked as back end researcher and assisted the client in developing Natural health protocols for various diseases using essential oils. Job was to find out various essential oils used in treating different diseases and suggest their probable use in the natural treatment. Project-III: Pharmacology and scientific literature Research. Worked as chemical assessment specialist with Ithos. Job was to find the chemical document, extract required details and fill in the google spreadsheet. Chemical documents were related to drugs and medicines. Required details were like NOEL. NOAEL, LD50, ED50, type and number of of animals used in the study and relevant pharmacological data. At the end of the job, client appreciated the work and awarded 5 stars for work Project-IV: Skin Care and Cosmetics products Research. Competitors study Worked with a skin care company as online web researcher. Job was to research ingredients of various skin care and cosmetic products. Searched and gathered information like description of the products, major adverse effects, any interactions with other ingredients and benefits of each ingredients. Job also involved finding their competitors, price and packaging details. Project-V: Concept development Research, Pharma market survey and study Worked with Web Magic solutions, UK, as Pharma Market Analyst. Job was to assist the client in developing Pharma Market place and automation of Pharma Supply Chain. For this, made an offline survey by visiting various chemists/retailers, wholesalers, doctors and collected relevant data for the client. In the same work made a detailed research on Generic Pharmaceutical market in India and globe and provided the relevant findings to the client. Project-VI: Drug entity competitor study Worked with another client for Identifying Drug Competitors. Job involved searching the data base of Regulatory bodies (USFDA, MHRA, TGA, WHO) and finding the drug competitors approved by them. Work was well appreciated and awarded with 5 star. Project-VII: Medical tourism. Provided report of market potentialities of 5 countries India, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand and Dubai. Also suggested suitable strategies for Istanbul to target European market. Client awarded me 5 stars and expressed her satisfaction over the work in feedback. Project-VIII: Ingredients sourcing. In this job, i assisted the client in finding right ingredients suppliers in USA for his weight loss and meal replacement product. Prepared google spreadsheet of ingredients suppliers and assisted the client by sending mails to all the suppliers and negotiating over phone and email. Clint was happy with the work and awarded me a bonus of $155 USD and increased hourly pay. Project-IX: Probiotics in UTI. I assisted a client in finalizing the formulation for UTI and assisted him in choosing right strain of probiotic bacteria for UTI. Work involved researching few natural ingredients and their studies on UTI. Work was successful and client assured more work soon. Project-X: Biotech Company researcher In this job, I assisted a client in finding required details, like number of products in pipeline, share value, growth trends, product descriptions etc of selected biotech companies. The information was to help the client in decision making whether to invest on that company. Client was happy with my research and assured further work soon. I would welcome the opportunity to provide you with an exceptional service which will fit your budget and exceed your expectations. I put clients first and aspire to deliver consistently high quality, cost effective services. I look forward to work with you. Truly Yours Vijayanand

    Associated with: VIJAYANAND

    $13.33 /hr
    1,402 hours
    4.99
  3. Marc A.

    Marc A.

    Data Entry, E-mail Technical Support, VA and more...

    Philippines - Tests: 10

    With 15,000+ hours of work experience in just six years, you can be assured of quality results for administrative support projects ranging from technical support to website content management. Five-star feedback rating since 2008; you get best results at an affordable rate. Other skills/experiences include data entry/mining, virtual assistance, document editing, CRM data input, and Web research. Able to quickly learn and adapt to new tools/software essential to a company's operation.

    $5.50 /hr
    17,457 hours
    5.00
  4. Maria Luisa Lopez Mercado

    Maria Luisa Lopez Mercado

    Expert in Researching, Technical Writing with Data Entry experience

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    As a freelancer and full time contractor, I understand that every project includes all out devotion and complete knowledge. Whether it is administrative or a writing job, I can help you with that. My work includes researching for various topics, writing an article on general and specific areas such as in life, love, parenting,persons, animals etc. Data Entry professional with 50 wpm typing speed

    $4.44 /hr
    1,620 hours
    4.84
  5. Alexis M.

    Alexis M.

    Administrative Support Freelance Provider

    Philippines - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a graduate of a 4 year course majoring in Information Technology. I have developed a wide range of writing term / thesis papers using MS Word. I am also good in using MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Word. I have been good with technologies specifically hardware and software peripherals based on my working experience and is still expecting to learn more about the said field. I have work experience on data entry, web research, email handling, CMS, being a VA and other related administrative tasks. I also know how to manage a team and has been an SEO assistant doing SEO related projects specifically on submission of contents. I can basically adapt to changes and can be flexible if needed. I am always open for trainings as it can enhance my skills and knowledge more.

    $3.50 /hr
    3,827 hours
    4.83
  6. Kristina Yamba

    Kristina Yamba

    VA/ RN/ FB/ Twitter/ Social Media

    Philippines - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 10

    I want to have a challenging work as a virtual assistant with a progressive company where I can utilize my excellent office skills. And I am also a registered nurse. I am a hard-working, honest, and dedicated person. I don't rest until my work is smooth sailing. I am time conscious and I don't give false hope to my clients. I have a wide knowledge on real state business and I am a member of different forums all around the world. I am a fast learner and curious person too. Marketing is in my blood.

    $6.00 /hr
    6,742 hours
    4.87
  7. Braulio Johan Viscarra Hansson

    Braulio Johan Viscarra Hansson

    Environmental Professional specialized in GIS

    Bolivia - Tests: 6

    Dear Madam or Sir: My name is Johan Viscarra Hansson. I have a Bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science with a specialization in Project Management for Sustainable Development from the University of Malmö in Sweden. At the present time I am working on my thesis-project to finish an international Master’s program in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) at the University of Lund, which is an EFMD EQUIS accredited University and ranked one of the top 100 academic institutions of the world. I have multicultural roots and have lived in both Bolivia and Sweden, thus having native proficiency in both Spanish and Swedish; as well as fluent professional proficiency in English. Regarding my computer literacy I have very good skills in the MS Office package, professional expertise in ArcGIS Desktop and acceptable knowledge in Photoshop and Indesign. My aim is to work in Odesk as a freelancer to enhance my field of work and to broaden my client portfolio. I also want to explore new ways of working online, which I see as an environmental friendly and economic viable alternative to “traditional work”. Preferable working areas: • Geographic Information System (Analysis, visualization, Python-programming) • Translation between Swedish, English and Spanish • Webdesign, web-mapping services • Article writing (in any of the mentioned languages) • Illustrations with Photoshop and Indesign Sincerely yours, Johan Viscarra Hansson

    $15.00 /hr
    1,629 hours
    5.00
  8. Jaypee D.

    Jaypee D.

    Social Media and Digital Marketing Expert, Travel/Tech Blogger

    Philippines - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 9

    Founder of JAYtography Pilipinas travel blog | http://www.enjayneer.com/ Founder of Pinoy Appler tech blog | http://pinoyappler.com/ I am a freelance professional and among the top providers of oDesk under its pool of social media specialists and content managers offering high class quality services. Social Media and Search Engine Marketing Management, Application Development, Virtual Assistance, Project and Content Management, Photography and Graphics Design form part of my area of expertise. I am an experienced social media specialist, blogger, copywriter, photography hobbyist and a licensed Electronics Engineer. I also provide translation services: - Spanish - English - Tagalog (Filipino) - English - English - Tagalog (Filipino) - Kapampangan - English - English - Kapampangan - Ebay Listings Translation Interests - Photography - Gadgets and Technology - Travel and Social Events - Social Media and World Wide Web - Photoshop and Design My Social Networks LinkedIn: http://ph.linkedin.com/in/enjayneer Twitter/Facebook/Pinterest/Skype/Instagram/YouTube username: enjayneer Google+: http://gplus.to/enjayneer Photography portfolio: http://jaytographyfolio.blogspot.com/

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers, Lisnagol | DIRECT™

    $13.33 /hr
    2,734 hours
    4.63
  9. Kimberly Remigio

    Kimberly Remigio

    Experienced Customer Support for E-mail, Phone and Chat

    Philippines - Tests: 6

    I started as a Technical Support Specialist and then became a Technical Leader for America Online and Microsoft. I answered calls from the US and Canada, mostly supervisor/manager request calls particularly from Microsoft customers. I can say my forte is on e-mail handling, phone, e-mail and live chat support. I am also into forums posting, creative and article writing as well as transcribing files and have also done a few voice-over requests from friends. I don't want being idle and I'm a critical thinker. I have a jolly and bold personality and I like talking via Viber or Skype. I pay close attention to details and very meticulous whether there's feedback given or none. I prefer part time jobs and I'm signing up to enjoy it because I so love this and I want to explore on other things that I can do with my computer, internet connection, skills and work attitude. And the fee? I consider that a bonus!

    $3.33 /hr
    2,171 hours
    5.00
  10. Richelle Reann Antonio

    Richelle Reann Antonio Agency Contractor

    Quality Analyst, Data Entry, Experienced CSR and Tech Support

    Philippines - Tests: 8

    To provide quality and excellent customer service. Willing and eager to resolve technical issues and concerns in Windows, Macintosh, Internet Service, Networking and common issues for viruses, spywares and malwares. I have been with this field for almost 5 years now and I am updating myself in this kind of matter everyday. Already had a training for Microsoft certification and for Cisco certification. Had a 2 year crash course of Computer Studies Major in Advanced Networking.

    Associated with: iHelp.ph

    $4.44 /hr
    13,095 hours
    4.41