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  1. Thomas T.

    Thomas T.

    Programmer/Analyst/Content writer/Transciptionist

    India - Tests: 3

    Being brought up in a country where English is quintessentially the official language, I am well versed and proficient in both US and UK versions of the English language. I have had extensive proof reading and editing experience. I am skilled in all versions of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Being trained to be an engineer, I have also acquired programming skills of a modest level. I prefer to work with clients who are looking for good quality work at a reasonable rate. Rest assured, I will deliver what is needed, when it is needed.

    $5.00 /hr
    27 hours
    4.60
  2. Cathy Habas

    Cathy Habas

    The excellence you need to succeed!

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 17

    "Behind every great writer is a good editor," and that means you need me! I'm standing by, ready to give your work a thorough review. I EDIT or PROOFREAD: + creative pieces + magazine or news articles + academic papers (MLA or APA format) + web content + manuscripts + blogs + web copy I WRITE: + blogs + web copy + magazine articles + creative pieces + quizzes (i.e., Playbuzz, Buzzfeed, etc.) I TRANSLATE: + Spanish to English I have experience posting to Wordpress and with general on-page SEO practices.

    $27.00 /hr
    383 hours
    5.00
  3. Dragana C.

    Dragana C.

    Well-trained at diverse fields. Writer, translator, transcriptionist.

    Serbia - Tests: 6

    Proficient in speaking, reading and writing English, Spanish and Serbian (native speaker), currently learning German. I like languages very much and I am exceptionally interested and motivated to work in the fields of writing, translation and transcription. I am very hardworking and tenacious, responsible and independent. Being meticulous with an excellent eye for detail I always strive for perfection in everything I do, taking great care in delivering neat error-free work. Spent nine months in Northern Spain working in a Youth Office where I perfected my work ethics and improved my language skills of both Spanish and English. I hold first professional degree in business administration obtained after four-year secondary education. I also posses an ECDL (European Computer Driving Licence) certificate. Being a very curious and versatile person I've developed a wide range of interests, those including journalism, translation, writing, photography, volunteering, working with different groups of youth and in the NGO sector. ***Service Description*** # Translation Spanish < > English Serbian < > Spanish English < > Serbian Bosnian/Croatian/Montenegrin/Macedonian < > English/Spanish # Admin Support (data entry, personal/virtual assistant, transcription, web research) # Writing (article writing, creative writing, editing & proofreading, resumes & cover letters, web content) Worked for six months in a weekly newspaper, collaborating with other interns and journalists, doing research and writing articles. I elaborated a weekly newsletter in Spanish during my European Voluntary Service project. I am quite efficient at writing resumes and cover letters - one of my tasks while working at the Youth Office was helping people coming to the office to write their resumes and cover letters both in Spanish and English. With my co-workers I gave two workshops “Searching for a job abroad” to Spanish students.

    $10.00 /hr
    576 hours
    5.00
  4. Ashley C.

    Ashley C.

    Quality Transcription within 24 Hours

    United States - Portfolio: 5

    I am a full-time online transcriptionist. I make my living transcribing audio and video for loyal customers just like you. I have 5 years experience working for both online companies and as a professional freelancer. I was introduced to transcription while attending school at the University of Texas at Austin, where I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Biology. Now I work completely through my self-made company Secret Secretary Transcription Services. I provide quality transcriptions for a fraction of the competitors' cost and can deliver your project to you within 24 hours. My attention to detail, quick turnaround time, and ability to accurately follow your requested guidelines make me the perfect choice for your transcription needs. You will not be able to beat the quality I can provide for the price I can deliver. Let me take the drudgery of transcription out of your hands, and put it into my quick and capable ones.

    $25.00 /hr
    41 hours
    4.92
  5. Alysa Salzberg

    Alysa Salzberg

    Writer, editor, translator, travel planner

    France - Portfolio: 12

    I'm a Paris-based American writer, copy editor, translator, tutor, and travel planner who's been helping others with their communication needs for over a decade. If you're looking for sparkling writing, painstaking proofreading, nimble French-English translation, or personalized travel planning, I'm the freelancer for you! For more information about me, including writing samples and client testimonials, feel free to visit my website, www.alysasalzberg.com.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.89
  6. Richard T.

    Richard T.

    Professionalism covering every clients' needs.

    Japan - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 6

    British expat providing laser focused project development that delivers exactly what you need. My areas of expertise include: proofreading, copywriting, article writing, marketing language development, enhancing business presence and web-based media. Before submitting any written work for appraisal, distribution or publication, the material needs to show that it communicates its message in the clearest possible way. It should be well written in terms of its organization and appearance and it should be free of errors in terms of spelling, vocabulary, punctuation, grammar, and in its usage of English. I guarantee that all of these criteria will be met and supplied to the very highest of standards, on budget, and within your deadline. I provide excellence in the written word and look forward to working with you on your projects. Clients are guaranteed follow-up and after-service access which is inclusive of any costing for up to two weeks after signing off on a project.

    $45.00 /hr
    2 hours
    5.00
  7. Aileene K.

    Aileene K.

    Blogger, ebook writer, self development expert

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I have 2 diverse self-development blogging sites and have been writing since I was in high school for my school magazine. I am great at online research and have produced content for my own time mangement workshops. I graduated with a law degree from the UK but subsequently fell in love with the self-development world. My writing style is simple and down to earth but due to my legal training, I can also produce highly technical writing when required. My intention is to produce additional supporting income for my family while serving others through my writing. I also regularly do transcriptions and am comfortable with English spoken in different accents due to my past experience living in Asia, Europe and of course, America.

    $25.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  8. Taylor E.

    Taylor E.

    Engineer, Writer, Helper.

    United States - Tests: 2

    A Mechanical Engineering college student by day, a writer by night! I enjoy the best of both sides of my brain: the arts AND sciences! My experiences in advanced mathematics, creative writing, programming, and transcription will definitely help you get the job done at an addicting, low price. Send me a message or an invitation and we can get started!

    $20.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  9. Briana Lyon

    Briana Lyon

    Writer, artist & designer

    Canada - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 26

    Los Angeles native, published author and successful artist with a rare degree in Religion, Literature and the Arts from a top University. My visuals and writing are thoughtful, cohesive and targeted to your audience. I use my certifications in sustainable design and social media marketing to draft relevant and socially aware copy. With an eye for style and a cutting edge creative education I can deliver what you are looking for quickly and collaboratively. I write extensively about art, art history, design, contemporary living, cultural history and physical fitness. I homestead, back-country snowboard and travel in my free time.

    $25.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  10. Noah Fish

    Noah Fish

    Creative NYU grad looking for temp work

    United States

    An artist from a young age and holder of a BFA from New York University, Noah is a creative, passionate individual, excelling in both the visual and performing arts. With a background in theater, he will bring a unique viewpoint and skill set to any project.

    $11.11 /hr
    355 hours
    5.00