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  1. Sharlyne Thomas

    Sharlyne Thomas

    Published Author with Resume Writing and Editing Experience

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago

    Sharlyne C. Thomas, 2013 Author of the Year (Newsome Awards), is an inspirational speaker and editor who was raised in the Christian faith and has served as an intercessor since 2003. She was given the vision for Sword of the Spirit Ministries in 2005 and has since then walked in her divine purpose to edify the Body of Christ through prayer and exhortation. Sharlyne is fulfilling this calling by distributing her monthly e-newsletters entitled “Take Up Thy Sword” and “Bizzness Nooze,” and publishing prayer guides such as "When Heaven Hears Your Prayer," "How Great is Your Faith?" and "I See What You’re Saying!" She has been invited to speak and teach at a variety of community and ministry events, and she has been a guest on several radio and TV shows on WOKB 1680AM, Rejoice 1140AM, WPIO 89.3FM, La Magica 1220AM, Joy Gospel Radio, Testify Radio, “Point of View” on the Afrotainment Channel and “Angie BEE Presents.” Sharlyne also utilizes her gifts and talents via Spirit of Excellence Writing and Editing Services, contributing articles to magazines such as "Built to Prosper" and "Esdras’ Scroll" as well as editing/proofreading various copy for a broad range of writers and organizations nationwide. In addition to serving as the corresponding secretary on the board of directors for Business Women Inspirational Network (2013 Member of the Year), she is also active in the Watchmen on the Wall Prayer Network, an instructor at Destined for Destiny Women’s Institute and a speaker with Moms-n-Ministry. Sharlyne’s church involvement includes past roles as a new members’ teacher, women’s ministry group leader and co-facilitator of a single parents’ life group. Born and raised in Southern California, she currently lives in Orlando, Florida.

    $27.78 /hr
    372 hours
    0.00
  2. Courtney J.

    Courtney J.

    Freelance Support, Writer, Basic HTML, ADMIN, Image Editing

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3

    Are you tired of feeling like you are buried in work? Do you find yourself losing sleep over things that you just can't find the time to accomplish? Could another pair of hands and a little more brain power help relieve you? Maybe you should consider hiring a virtual assistant - Me! I am experienced in customer support. I have held a remote position as Customer Service Manager for an online ecommerce website. I also have worked online for an Internet Marketer's customer service team as well has held numerous customer service positions offline. I can find anything on the internet as I'm great with research. From both experience trying to find things on the World Wide Web for myself along with a little college training, I can find it all! I also have experience in basic HTML, basic image work in Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office2007 programs, Adobe Encore, XCart, 1Shoppingcart, WordPress, Authorize.net, and more. I can do anything from writing to data to html to simple graphics. If you need it, I can do it - and if I can't, I'll learn how to quickly as I'm an eager and rapid learner. I have experience in management as a project coordinator, making me not only a good time manager but also a good leader and able to delegate tasks to others! I thank you for your consideration. Hoping to do business with you soon, Courtney M. Cosby Indiana, United States

    $12.22 /hr
    119 hours
    0.00
  3. Kerstin Fricke

    Kerstin Fricke

    Germany - Last active: 18 days ago

    I work as a freelance translator and editor since 2001. As I have always been an avid gamer and as I also like board games, card games, tabletop games and especially role playing games / RPGs, I really enjoy working at game and entertainment projects. I am well versed in the terminology of all common platforms, and of course I have the corresponding reference material at hand. In the literary field I have translated numerous novels, comics and short stories, a role-playing rulebook for Warcraft, and several issues of different collector's series and I have also edited several novels.

    $51.11 /hr
    106 hours
    0.00
  4. Christopher McGurn

    Christopher McGurn

    Seasoned Writer, Copyeditor and Strategic Communicator

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago

    With more than ten years of experience in the fields of government relations, public relations, grassroots advocacy, writing and editing, and general strategic communications strategy, I have framed debates, created content, raised awareness, mobilized advocates, developed and led comprehensive campaign strategies, written and edited compelling articles and newsletters on tight deadlines, and worked with relevant and targeted media outlets to further the goals and aims of the organizations that I work with. In all of these instances, the result has been success measured through broader awareness - among stakeholders, lawmakers, journalists or the general public - of issues, products or legislation of importance to my clients and employers through the development and placement of relevant, compelling content. My areas of focus have been on working with clients in the healthcare, health IT, technology, and food and beverage sectors – the areas that I am most passionate about. I have worked with leading corporations, start-ups, membership and nonprofit organizations and everything in between. Throughout my career, I have been involved in every aspect of developing and executing successful strategic communications plans and strategies. Some recent highlights of my work include: When the National Association for Home Care and Hospice (NAHC), a leading home care trade association, needed to improve its strategic communications among its membership, the organization called on me to review, revise and reinvent the organization’s e-newsletters and other communications vehicles. The result was a more targeted, relevant and newsworthy membership benefit that improved the organization’s standing among its membership, affiliate organizations, and home care and hospice journalists. This successful engagement led to other projects including position papers, in-depth strategic analysis, and developing and executing a successful social media strategy. Working with HDMS, a health data software company and Aetna subsidiary, I implemented a comprehensive strategic communications program comprised of traditional and digital outreach, byline article drafting and editing, interviews with key stakeholders, press release development and distribution, and guided the brand to broader awareness and recognition among both the health IT press and the organization’s targeted consumer base. I also facilitated joint outreach between HDMS and some if its key clients including L3 Communications, Lowes, and Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina, to name a few. In my work with Intercede, a UK-based cyber security firm, I helped the company raise its profile among IT security, government, and consumer publications to raise the company’s profile in the US – and particularly among C-suite executives who would benefit from Intercede’s products and services. In elevating Intercede’s US profile, I led the effort to draft, edit and distribute a white paper to relevant media and stakeholders that positioned Intercede as a major thought leader in identity management and security. My efforts also led to Intercede being mentioned on both CBS and NBC’s regional broadcasts and in print publications as diverse as the Washington Post, RCRWireless, Government Computer News, SC Magazine, Dark Reading and (IN)Secure among others. I bring passion, creativity and professionalism to all the work that he does for his clients. The result is shared success and improved awareness among target organizations and audiences time and time again.

    $100.00 /hr
    16 hours
    0.00
  5. Michelle Gordon

    Michelle Gordon

    Self-Publishing Advisor

    United Kingdom - Last active: 03/05/2014 - Tests: 1

    To help Independent Authors to publish books that are of a professional standard. I offer editing, proofreading and formatting services. I can also mentor authors one to one through the publishing process. I also write and edit blog content and articles. I have written and published five of my own books, which are all available on Amazon.

    $30.00 /hr
    26 hours
    0.00
  6. Tyler Palmer

    Tyler Palmer

    Perfect Content Solutions

    United States - Last active: 07/24/2013 - Tests: 3

    New to ODesk! I have produced and edited over 1,200,000+ words of web content for clients such as Motor Trend, Automobile.com, and Automobile Magazine, among others. I always meet deadlines and do not rest until my client is 100% satisfied! I am a perfectionist to my core and will take that mindset to your content project.

    $30.00 /hr
    24 hours
    0.00
  7. Cally Worden

    Cally Worden

    Writer and Editor

    France - Last active: 05/20/2014 - Tests: 3

    Experienced freelance professional with the versatility and talent to write and edit in any style, to a specific brief or word count if required. I am a native English speaker, with published writing across a range of media - my skills can bring you innovative, creative and factually accurate features, web content and fiction. Your project, however big or small, is in safe hands!

    $30.00 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00
  8. Adam Murray

    Adam Murray

    Public relations and marketing communications specialist

    Israel - Last active: 07/27/2014 - Portfolio: 2

    Versatile marcoms and PR professional with proven skills in b2b, b2c campaigns corporate positioning and corporate reputation management. Clients have included international online businesses, food, drink and food service brands such as Nestle, Pizza Hut, KFC and Jack Daniel's, academic institutions, industry bodies, NGOs and entertainment companies. Responsible for leading international campaigns, new business drives and team management. Career achievements include: • Devised and implemented internal communications campaign for Amdocs’ that resulted in highest rate of participation in employee satisfaction survey for five years, and increased participation the following year • Devised and implemented employee communications for Amdocs’ corporate compliance policies, resulting in 100% employee sign-up. • Devised and implemented new Amdocs employee newsfeed, resulting in increased internal communications efficiency and a reduction of internal operational mass emails by up to 80%. • Secured positive presence for Israeli clients in US, European, South American and Far Eastern media • Voted Freud Communications employee of the year 2006. First UK employee sent to work in New York • Launched viagogo.com as Europe’s first and leading online live event ticket exchange with announcements of the company’s deals with Manchester United FC, Chelsea FC and FC Bayern Munich • Announced UK Government strategy to switch nation to digital television. Raised national awareness of “digital switchover” by 10% in six months, achieving 70% awareness six years before total “switchover” • Achieved £2million of positive media coverage for Carphone Warehouse, an ROI of 3:1, when launching the Mobile Life Report, which positioned the company as the leading authority on cellphone use in the UK • Established credibility for Anschutz Entertainment Group as owner-operator of The O2 in London in the face of political opposition. A year after opening, it became the world’s most popular music venue.

    $100.00 /hr
    8 hours
    0.00
  9. Christopher Hudson

    Christopher Hudson

    The Guy Who Handles the Complicated Projects

    United States - Last active: 11/03/2011 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 7

    Our mission is to help publishers organize, create, and finalize complicated publishing projects. A publishing veteran for 18 years, my company develops content, edits manuscripts, creates page layout, and helps in all steps of the print & ebook publishing project. While we take on projects on many genres, our bread and butter is Bible and Bible-related titles such as: study Bibles, devotional Bibles, reference books, and devotional books.

    $30.00 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00