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  1. Melinda Utendorf

    Melinda Utendorf

    Editing Services

    United States - Tests: 2

    I provide proofreading and copyediting services for traditional and self-published authors. I also provide beta reading as needed. I have reasonable rates, a fast turnaround time, and open communication with the authors I work with. Depending on your needs, I can provide the following: • Mechanics: spelling, punctuation, grammar, and awkward sentences • Style & Formatting: hyphenation, capitalization, headings, numbers, citations, and style sheet • Content & Structure: clarity for the reader in terms of word choice, sentence and paragraph structure, style, and voice • References, Facts, Tables & Illustrations: internal consistency, clarity, and accuracy

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
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  2. Erin Webreck

    Erin Webreck

    Editing | Proofreading

    United States - Tests: 2

    You have a brilliant idea--now let's convince the world of it through razor-sharp text and citations. I have 10 years of experience editing academic articles and internal legal and corporate communications. I can help with your professional journal articles, theses, dissertations, white papers, policy documents, and more. Just need someone to format your citations? I am proficient in Bluebook, Chicago/Turabian, APA, and MLA styles.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  3. Ed Murray

    Ed Murray

    Editing, Content Marketing, SEO

    United States

    I am a seasoned editorial professional with a strong track record of conceptualizing, executing and managing successful digital communication and content projects for a wide variety of publications and clients. I have produced and managed content for local, regional and national publications as well as enterprise clients and household brands for different marketing agencies. I have been producing, and managing the production of content since before the Web was born. Back when SEO just meant "great content." While I have plenty of great ideas, execution is what really matters. And I do execution very well.

    $27.00 /hr
    0 hours
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  4. Patricia D.

    Patricia D.

    Writer, Editing and Proofing

    United States

    Conveying a thought, an idea through the power of the printed word is vital for success in the twenty-first century and a global economy. I can edit, proofread and assist you in mastering the craft of technical, informational and persuasive writing. I have 28 years of teaching and managing schools, writing strategic action plans, personnel evaluations and data-based reports for program improvement. Get your documents noticed! I can also collaborate with high school and university students with digital presentations.

    $60.22 /hr
    0 hours
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  5. Cynthia Calzone

    Cynthia Calzone

    Typist / Proofreader / Copy Editing

    United States - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 11

    25+ years in the typing / proofreading / copy editing field. Excellent grammar, knowledge of some legal ease, fair amount of creative writing done throughout career. Copy writing available if needed, extremely imaginative and creative. Past employment did involve some contributions to article writing. Can create resumes, newsletters, brochures, etc. Research papers, theses' and manuscripts typed, proofread and edited. PROOFREADING, EDITING AND COPY WRITING RESUMES a specialty.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
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  6. Robert Bennett

    Robert Bennett

    Senior Editing Consultant

    United States

    Attended and completed all College English requirements nessisary for College Transfer, and graduation, certified by Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California for competition of a two year Ornamental Horticulture Program. Worked for Nurseries selling plants for 15 years, 8 years in Management.

    $16.67 /hr
    0 hours
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  7. Russ M.

    Russ M.

    Fast competitive professional results count.

    Brazil

    37 year old British man with a university education. Sales and Marketing career which has now lead to helping clients utilize the world wide web for better results in their business. Both through social media and organic search results by improving web page content. Writing press releases, editing English written text. The benefit of working with myself is that you will receive 100% commitment on any job that is undertaken. That means that once we are working together you will not have to stress about the job again, just know that it is being taken care of. This means that you can focus your time and energy in other aspects of your life and business.

    $15.00 /hr
    26 hours
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  8. Lisa Fielack

    Lisa Fielack

    Experienced Writer, Editor and Publicist

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a public relations professional with over 15 years of experience in the book publishing, nonprofit, and healthcare industries. In my decade at NYC's top publishing houses, I have created comprehensive publicity campaigns for hundreds of mid-list and bestselling authors. I have also worked with several nonprofits focused on issues such as water preservation and suicide prevention. Currently, I serve as the Public Relations Coordinator at one of the nation's oldest and beloved rehabilitation care facilities, facilitating outreach to local and national media as well as connecting with our community through event planning and promotion, social media outreach and more. I am able to offer my expertise in writing and editing, as well as in public relations and communications practices. I am both professional and creative, and have a passion for clear, concise writing that shines through in my work.

    $20.00 /hr
    12 hours
    0.00
  9. Albert Onishchenko

    Albert Onishchenko

    Blogger, contributor, fiction and non-fiction writer.

    Russia - Portfolio: 1

    Skilled, versatile article writer and translator. 3 years of experience in translating all-round text fields, writing blog posts and e-books. Respecting my clients and appreciating their time, I can promise you 3 simple things: 1. High-quality. Confidence is the main thing. No plagiarism and mistakes. Your content is checked up several times before you get it. All things are individual for all persons. 2. Professionally. Responsibility is also the main thing. Ask whatever you want: the length of article, quantity of words, writing style, number of paragraphs and etc. If you have some special demands, you're welcome. 3. On time. Time is our all. Your content will be done within the shortest possible time you need. SEO friendly and high quality article can be written within 1 day or several hours.

    $7.00 /hr
    14 hours
    0.00
  10. Kathleen F.

    Kathleen F.

    Public Relations/Communications Professional

    United States - Portfolio: 5

    I've had a passion for writing my entire life. Everything from creative short stories, to slam poetry, to professional newsletters, press releases and digital articles. I was fortunate enough to have a strong manager and excellent mentor right out of college who continued to help me develop as a writer and dig deeper into my talent. My portfolio showcases mostly nonprofit writing that highlights my ability to take an idea and transform it into a captivating story that motivates donors to give towards a cause. I've finessed my interviewing skills so people feel at ease sharing their stories. The opportunity to paint a picture for readers through my words drives my passion for writing.

    $15.00 /hr
    47 hours
    0.00