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Hire a technical writer today to write content for a variety of technical fields including aerospace, computer hardware, software and finance. Technical writers often create user guides, instruction manuals and professional reports, in addition to performing research on technical topics.

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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Azhar Khan

Azhar Khan Agency Contractor

Quality Work Guaranteed

Pakistan - Portfolio: 7

We EXCEED all the expectations of our clients as evidenced by the growing numbers of reviews highly recommending the quality of our work. We guarantee your utter satisfaction and peace of mind. We are actively seeking work with firms or individuals looking for a team of dedicated, skillful and meticulous writers and internet marketing experts. Our company is expert in supplying a wide range of writing and internet marketing services to promote a brand/product. Just some of the services that we provide are: web designing, communication solutions, SEO, social media marketing, content writing, press releases eBooks, news letters, articles and blogs. The scope of our business is international and we have been successfully serving people and companies all over the world for a number of years now. We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality services to each and every client. Our record of timely delivery and unsurpassed customer satisfaction is top of the line.

Associated with: AZ Creative Content

100% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
0 hours

Daniela Aneis

Daniela Aneis

Clinical Psychologist and Content Writer

Portugal - Portfolio: 2

Professional clinical psychologist with excellent writing skills and experience in translations from PT-English and English-PT. I'm a Portuguese native speaker and I have a proficiency diploma from Cambridge University in English. If you're looking for someone to get the job done right and fast, please contact me.

93% Job Success
$15.00 /hr
5 hours

Walker Rowe

Walker Rowe Agency Contractor

American Tech Writer, not a Company

Chile - Portfolio: 17

US native and citizen. Tech writer and programmer. Hire me, you get me. Not a company. I do not outsource the work to people you do not know. My writing is easy-to-read, technically-accurate, interesting, and error-free. I know several programming languages including Java and R and am expert with cybersecurity. I take pride in the quality of my work. I work twice as hard on each project as required, because I want it to be 100% perfect. All my customers are satisfied. You will be too. On eLance, I have worked more than 130 jobs all under the name Southern Pacific Review, which is my company. I am the only employee. My account was recently migrated to Upwork due to the merger of the two companies. You can see my job history here: Here is my LinkedIn profile: Here is my eLance profile: Here are some links to my writing and code:

Associated with: Southern Pacific Review

83% Job Success
$27.00 /hr
0 hours

Aliaa B.

Aliaa B.

Software Developer and Technical Writer

Ireland - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

I am a software engineer with over four years experience in complete software development life cycle. I gained experience in development using numerous programming languages, including Java, C#, and C++. Additionally, I acquired solid experience in development using different platforms, such as Eclipse, JBuilder, NetBeans, and Microsoft Visual Studio .Net. Additionally, I have a very good experience in writing/editing technical IT content and writing scientific papers, presentations, and software manuals/documentation. I intend to utilize my experience in handling large assignments with ability to deliver outcome within the deadline. I am looking forward to serve an esteemed client with my dedication & extensive experience.

97% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
3,726 hours

James B.

James B.

My #1 Goal Is Client Satisfaction

United States - Portfolio: 6

I am a full-time professional writer for individuals and businesses. I currently create content for numerous companies, and my work has been featured by many prominent entities including Microsoft, The Dr. Phil Show, cloudHQ,, Evernote and more. I help innovative startups, as well as established companies, achieve success. While I specialize in creating technical content and business documents, I also create blog content, marketing content, website content, Wiki pages, marketing video scripts, graphic design and more. If you are looking for killer copy, look no further. My content will DRIVE traffic to your site. I pride myself on conversion rates that explode with success! Want to join my list of satisfied clients? Hire me now! My goal is for the client (YOU) to be 100% satisfied with the final product. I create anything from short blog posts to a full-length eBook (see my portfolio). I enjoy making new friends, business contacts and clients, so let's get talking!

79% Job Success
$38.89 /hr
274 hours

Irina G.

Irina G.

Highly educated and multifaceted professional.

Canada - Portfolio: 10

I deliver superior quality article writing, copy-writing and editing services. Areas of expertise: Content writing for websites (original articles) Business Reports and Whitepapers, E-books, Power Point Presentations, Web Pages, Academic Essays/Papers, and Master’s Theses. By saying superior quality a I mean covering every topic in depth so that the article conveys valuable and appealing information. Every article I have written is always research-based, insightful and convincing. Moreover, they position my clients as authoritative experts for their target audiences. I can expertly write on a variety of topics ranging from education, business, marketing, parenting, health management, lifestyle, etc. I have a professional approach to every client and begin working on their project as soon as Escrow has been funded; copyrights are transferred to the client upon full payment.

100% Job Success
$16.00 /hr
21 hours

Michael Doyle

Michael Doyle

A business within your business.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 1

My philosophy is that time is our most valuable commodity. No profit can be made, labor undertaken, or campaign pay off without an investment of this rarest of resources. It is, therefore, in your organization’s best interest to seek out ways to invest as little of your limited time as possible for the greatest return. The question remains, who could provide such a solution? Well, it just so happens that I know a guy. I am as creative as I am technical, a unique blend of attributes that have served me well over the years. I view each project as a unique experience, an opportunity to learn something new with the potential of branching off into an array of future opportunities. When you contract my services, you’re contracting a professional who recognizes that your organization’s success translates into his own.

91% Job Success
$100.00 /hr
86 hours

Joanne M.

Joanne M.

Dynamic Writer: Web content, Articles, Blogs


I am a unique writer with a specialty in content creation with a dynamic flavor. My work is engaging, accurate, and appropriate to the tone and style required. I can work across a broad scope of requirements, from technical to comical and most requirements in-between. I have a social media company down here in the land under the land down under. I train businesses in how to get ahead with social media - from educating and campaigning to fundraising and running business events. I have worked in media for many years and know where the frontier of social media can find results where most people don't think to look. I have business training courses at the ready should you need them, I have team building courses and social media education packages ready to send you.

$32.00 /hr
117 hours

Claude Martin

Claude Martin

Client satisfaction is always priority #1

Canada - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 18

The skills and experience obtained during my career have provided me with a wealth of experience working as a Project Manager, Business Analyst, Technical Planner, Procurement Manager, and Technical Support Analyst. All of these roles provided me with experience writing professional level documents such as business cases, feasibility studies, cost/benefit analysis, technical documents, user training guides, and executive level presentations.

88% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
0 hours