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Liliana G.

Liliana G.

Translator, writer, and editor

United States - Portfolio: 2

I am fluent in both Spanish and English as I was raised to speak both languages naturally. I am a dedicated worker who strives to pour myself into all of my writing and editing and will always do my best to suit each company or individual's necessities. As a perfectionist, I intend to follow each of the specifications required for any job I take on. On my profile you may see that I have tested very well for English, English Grammar, Editing, and Translation. There are various other topics that you may find on my profile as well.

$11.11 /hr
51 hours

Hanne Moon

Hanne Moon

Editing,writing, publishing, ebooks

United States - Portfolio: 18

Heritage Press Publications provides editing, proofreading, article writing, ebook creation, website content, and publishing services. Our publishing services include typesetting and book layout utilizing Microsoft Word and Adobe inDesign. Customer satisfaction is our number one goal, and we will work with you until you are satisfied with the final product. Our team members are dedicated to quality work at a reasonable price.

61% Job Success
$35.00 /hr
44 hours

Matthew Davis

Matthew Davis

Looking for smart, snappy copy? I can help.

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

Let me help you make your content shine! With a background in journalism, article writing and marketing, I have the expertise you need. My writing is designed to make any subject -- from technical topics to travel features -- engaging, informative and, most importantly, drive customers to act. Plus, I've been trained to use keyword research and SEO to make content optimized and visible, ensuring your website's blogs and articles appear in potential customers' searches. As a blogger and copywriter, I've covered many different subjects, including technology, marketing, and service-oriented business. With each project my goal is simple: To deliver content that helps you accomplish your marketing goals.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
862 hours

Diane DiRoberto

Diane DiRoberto

Original and professional. You have my word on it.

United States - Portfolio: 9

Published writer and photographer Diane DiRoberto is The Write Girl with a wealth of experience in advertising and marketing. From concept to completion, Diane delivers smart, focused ideas that sell products on time and within budget. "Diane is an extremely hard worker. She always turns in her work either on time or in advance. She's receptive to feedback and has been positive throughout the months I've worked with her. Her writing is creative, and she possess strong advertisement skills. It was a pleasure working with her." - Carey A, Real Estate Sample Content Writing, Total Project: $12,494.08 Whether the project is large or small, my goal is always the same: to surpass my client's expectations and create a rewarding experience for us both. I enjoy working with people from diverse backgrounds and strive to foster ongoing relationships. Your satisfaction is my main concern. You can be confident, I'm always just a click away.

100% Job Success
$60.00 /hr
101 hours

Lindsay Schlegel

Lindsay Schlegel

Professional Children's Book Editor & Writer

United States - Tests: 1

With a range of experience in the children's publishing field, I offer professional editing and writing services. My style is meticulous, timely, and fun. I have also worked with adult fiction and non-fiction. My knowledge and experience are coupled with a passion for quality literature and a driving respect for a story well told. Some remarks from previous, repeat clients: “I would recommend Lindsay Schlegel without hesitation. . . . She was always timely, and delivered just what we needed. Above all else, Lindsay is a pleasure to work with.” –Sabby Persad, Garbology Kids "I've worked away . . . incorporating your wonderful notes. It's inspiring having a fresh pair of eyes. . . . So thank you very much." --Walter Renfrey, Five Nights to the Crimson Moon, Amazon Breakthrough Novel Semi-Finalist “Thank you again for your help. The level of detail in your letter, your changes in the text, and your sweeping look at individual themes are incredibly helpful.” –Dan Boehl, author

$55.56 /hr
1 hours

Sarah Niemiec

Sarah Niemiec

Passionate about Language and Learning

United Kingdom - Tests: 1

A well travelled British woman with an absolute passion for language. Having learnt Spanish myself I understand what it's like to learn (and struggle) with a second language and I strive to provide a relaxed and friendly atmosphere in my lessons. My skills lie in my ability to engage with people and to tailor my lessons to suit the needs of the client. I have extensive experience of working with people in a supportive role and am fully qualified to teach English. I am reliable, hard working and adaptable.

$11.00 /hr
6 hours

Adrian B.

Adrian B.

English, German, Translation, Writing

United Kingdom

I'm a writer/translator and speak English and German on a native level. I graduated with a first class honour's degree in Media Studies from Royal Holloway, University of London. I focus on translation, copywriting, creative writing and product reviews. I can write for a broad variety of topics as I have many interests and read a lot. I grew up in Germany and I am a native speaker, and I'm also perfectly fluent in English. I enjoyed an international education which entailed attending both an American high school and university in the UK. In my free time I enjoy reading and writing about science and philosophy, watching films and travelling and gaming, and to support myself I like to maintain a level of independence by working freelance.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
2 hours

Maab Saleem

Maab Saleem


Pakistan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

"His passion to write and his turnaround time make him the most astute choice for a freelancer." -nzrehman I have over 5 years of experience as a professional writer and an editor. Writing is what i not only do for a living but it's what i live for, too. Editing and making a literary piece devoid of grammatical and semantic errors is another job that i am well-versed at.

100% Job Success
$9.00 /hr
1 hours

Nick Parkhouse

Nick Parkhouse

English copywriter and lecturer in professional writing

United Kingdom - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 25

Hi there. I’m Nick Parkhouse and I’m a 41 year old British graduate/writer based in Nottingham, UK. I have eleven years writing experience including articles for newspapers and magazines, press releases, books, blogs and websites. I also lecture in professional writing at the University of Nottingham. I am also an experienced broadcaster, having made numerous BBC TV and radio appearances over recent years. Recent experience includes: 1. Writing blogs, website content and articles for one of the Sunday Times Top 250 companies 2. Writing weekly sports previews for two international clients 3. Becoming the BBC's expert on the music of James Bond. Recent appearances on BBC2, BBC Radio 5 Live and BBC Radio Scotland 4. Writing weekly property and mortgage news articles for one of the UK's leading property portals 5. Writing website content and news for a world-class engineering company in the aerospace industry As well as extensive professional writing experience I am also the author of "101 Forgotten Pop Hits of the 80s" - a celebration of 1980s pop music. The research for this involved interviewing over 50 musicians, singers and stars of that decade. I am married and live with my wife, our two dogs, four cats and, regularly, a smart twelve year old named Madeleine.

$25.00 /hr
0 hours