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Caitlin E.

Caitlin E.

Academic Writing Expert

United States

I'm an experienced writer, ghostwriter and editor. Under my own name, I've published six books (both with university presses and literary presses). I also have substantial experience producing original SEO content for private companies (links to these sites are available upon request). As a ghostwriter, I've written academic, non-fiction and fiction books and dozens of articles for individuals and research teams. I'm happy to sign an NDA for all ghostwriting contracts.

98% Job Success
$42.00 /hr
1,828 hours

John Thompson

John Thompson

Lead Generation and Marketing Expert.

United States

I have over 13 years of experience in Marketing, Information Technology, SEO, appointment setting, sales, research, lead generation, client interaction, Business Plan development, among many other areas of online contracting. I attended WV University and completed courses in Computer Science, Information Technology and Troubleshooting, and Business Management. I own and operate SJ Services LLC and live by that seal of excellence. Other qualifications: excellent phone skills Strong verbal communication skills Ability to work outside of a fixed scenario Flexible hours Excellent English Persistence Goldmine CRM Salesforce CRM Sugar CRM and Zoho CRM

47% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
1,716 hours

Laura Pennington

Laura Pennington

The Legal Content Authority

United States - Portfolio: 8

The SEO legal content authority: Top 1%, Public Policy PhD candidate, Insurance Expert, and award-winning writer. Laura's top-notch research skills have been recognized by clients across the globe. As the leading legal writer on Elance, her ghostwritten work has appeared on dozens of law firm websites and blogs all over the U.S. as well as major publications. She uses her 5+ years of experience as a legal researcher to write original and compelling content. Laura has received bachelor's degrees in political science and economics, a master's degree in political science, and is "all but dissertation" with her PhD in public administration and policy. How did my company skyrocket to the top 1% of companies in a matter of only 3 months? The answer is twofold: expertise and quality! Our clients love us, which is why they keep coming back.

89% Job Success
$40.00 /hr
3,450 hours

Keith Lawrence Miller

Keith Lawrence Miller

MA Columbia University; 60 Day Interview Guarantee

United States - Portfolio: 19

Ivy League Resume: The Complete Resume The Leader in Exclusive Resumes & LinkedIn Profiles Executive Career Coaching & Consulting #1 Resume Writer on Elance 60 Day Interview Guarantee! 1000s of satisfied customers... Customized Services - International Provider Resumes, LinkedIn Profiles, Cover Letters, Interview Coaching Entry-Executive-Level Resume Writer #LinkedIn #Resume Writer #Interview Coaching #Resumes Limited Liability Company (LLC) M.A. Columbia University (#4 best College in USA) Board Certified Coach Organizational Psychologist ICF Certified & Credentialed Coach Columbia University Alumni Career Coach Certified Six Sigma Black Belt Clients range from MBAs, PhDs, Directors, CXOs, Senior Managers Want your resume to display the secrets of the Ivy Leagues? Have your Resume, Cover Letter & LinkedIn profile stand out above the competition - 100% satisfaction guaranteed! #1 Resume Writer, #1 Executive Career Coach #1 LinkedIn Development ★ Keith Lawrence Miller is one of the most sought-after Executive Career Coaches and Leadership Consultants worldwide, building an impeccable record of client satisfaction in the process. An ICF Certified & Credentialed Coach who provides succinct Executive Career Coaching, Executive Resume Writing, and LinkedIn profile optimization. ★ Keith provides executive-level services from Leadership and Career Coaching to Resume Development and Interview Coaching. He maintains strong business acumen with expansive cross-cultural expertise spanning several continents. An expert in Emotional, Social, and Cultural Intelligence certified at Columbia University who provides the finest action-based coaching available. RESUME SERVICE You will receive customized and personalized service as well as continued support after our formal engagement is completed. Your documents will receive as many updates as necessary until you are 100% satisfied with the final product/s and updates are available at no additional cost for an additional week. Your information will be developed into a new high-level format that will clearly convey your expertise, accomplishments, and abilities. We will work together to collect all of your information by phone and e-mail to comprehensively develop the best documents possible to support your career. Your information will be crafted to the standard that it needs to be. You will have a 1st draft resume ready within a few days for your review and feedback. The final resume will be complete with zero errors, an enhanced format, and industry targeted language to stand out for the desired position. Receive a high-level targeted Cover Letter with every Resume! Service includes: 100% confidential phone consultation with an ICF Certified & Credentialed Career Coach, Board Certified Coach, a Columbia University Alumni Career Coach, and an Organizational Psychologist with an M.A. from Columbia University who works with Sr. level executives from many sectors to identify your career achievements, hidden information, and future career goals.

90% Job Success
$24.96 /hr
1,979 hours

Rameez Siddiqi

Rameez Siddiqi Agency Contractor

QBO, Quickbooks & Xero Certified, Bookkeeper, Accountant, Bookkeeping

Pakistan - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 12

A certified Accounting Technichian and a Certified Chartered Accountant (UK) with experience of managing varied clients and providing different consultancy both at national and international level. Worked with one of Big 4 Chartered Accountancy firms "Ford Rhodes". Having over 5 years of bookkeeping, accounting and auditing experience. Expertise in - Quickbooks - Xero - Quickbooks Online - Myob - Sasu - Kashflow - Receipt Bank - Expensify - Financial Analysis - Tax planning - Business plans

Associated with: Rameez Siddiqi

99% Job Success
$8.00 /hr
1,891 hours

Ashlee B.

Ashlee B.

Expert writing with passion and creativity.

United States - Portfolio: 5

Passionate, organized, educated, and intuitive. I have my Ph.D. in psychology and my undergraduate degrees in English and Philosophy from reputable and accredited US institutions. I have experience with journalistic writing, content writing, blog writing, copy-writing, and academic writing. I have a broad range of expertise in psychology, human behavior, coaching, relationships, mental health, and motivation and I'm intuitive and highly creative. I have written online content for several websites. I have written online courses and CEU courses. I also have done social media management for a variety of pages. I'm an excellent academic researcher with experience writing journal articles, conference presentations, grants, and reports. I also have experience with curriculum development and online learning platforms. I've taught many different college courses and have developed materials for all of these courses. I also have taught college courses on how to write research papers. I write my own blog associated with my coaching practice ( and publish my writing on various external websites.

100% Job Success
$33.00 /hr
2,433 hours

Lesseree rose S.

Lesseree rose S.

Data Entry - Analyst - Researcher - Sourcing Specialist - Assistant

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 5

I am one of UpWork's top rated freelancers with 99% success rate 23 jobs accomplished 1000+ hours worked Having difficulty in your Math subjects? Let's give that subject an A! Having trouble with sales on your online store (Amazon, Etsy and eBay)? I'll help you reach the top sales $$$ Need help with research? I'll give you as much information you need! Are you having trouble writing an article for a magazine or a paper to be submitted in class? Do you need a powerpoint for your report? I could do it for you! With experience as a data entry specialist, researcher, eCommerce store manager, writer, tutor and technical support, I'll accomplish the tasks that you need help with!

99% Job Success
$8.89 /hr
1,143 hours

Grace Florencia Manalili

Grace Florencia Manalili Agency Contractor

Top Rated Writer and Editor with Copywriting experience

Philippines - Tests: 25 - Portfolio: 23

I always give first-rate service to all my clients. I can work with minimal supervision. I have excellent command of the English language. I have 24 articles on 15 niches published on Ezine. These articles have garnered over 75,000 views. I have written articles for different blogs and websites. I have written Ebooks, newsletters, book reviews, product reviews, product descriptions, research papers, training manuals and life coaching lessons. I have proofread and edited articles, web content, research papers, proposals, emails, press releases and books of other writers. I have also done copywriting for SEO companies, health and fitness websites, travel websites, web services, real estate, an IT company and a printing company. I love to do research. I consider each task as a new learning experience. I was named one of top Upwork freelancers in the Philippines in 2012. I was also one of Top 25 writers (worldwide) on Upwork for the month of August 2009. I am a dedicated service provider and I give 100% in everything that I do.

Associated with: CORMAN Business Solutions

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
8,331 hours

Dave Walker

Dave Walker

Writer and Teacher

Thailand - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

Updated: 15-September-2015 I am an American (native speaker), grew up in Western Massachusetts, and earned my BA in mathematics from MCLA (cum laude). I worked as an analyst in the employee benefits field in Connecticut for 17 years. Since 2007 I have been living, teaching, and writing in PathumThani, Thailand with my family. I have been working as a math and English teacher for foreign language learners for nearly nine years. I have also been working continuously as a freelance writer during this time on a range of projects. I recently completed a 3 1/2 year project writing mainly on mathematics topics for an education company in Australia. These comprised detailed teaching units for new teachers, assessment tasks, and standardized tests. I wrote for all year levels based on the Australian curriculum; Year 1 through Year 10a. I embarked on my new career path in mid-2006, beginning with a TEFL course in Chiang Mai, Thailand. Shortly after that I began teaching and also working as a freelance writer. Since then, I have progressed in both my teaching and writing career tracks. For the last six years, I have been working as a math an English teacher at a local high school; in my writing work, I have completed a range of diverse long term assignments earning repeat work and high assessments from my clients. My objective is to continue working and developing as both a teacher and writer with a focus on education topics. _______________________________________________________________________________ My prior long term writing assignments include: -Employee benefits in South East Asia, including writing weekly news articles and updating country profiles. -Daily news for a travel website in the Middle East ( and travel and business website in Pakistan ( Daily news and analysis on social media and the internet, for a social media and mobile focused website.

100% Job Success
$20.00 /hr
2,597 hours

Alfrick Opidi

Alfrick Opidi

Writer, Analyst, Digital Marketer

Kenya - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 12

I'm a highly motivated and accomplished writer, technical analyst, and digital marketer with over 5 years’ experience in delivering quality results and driving business growth. Taking on various fast-paced and challenging roles has inculcated in me the ability to collect and analyze information, digest facts/figures, and quickly grasp technical issues. I have demonstrated excellent ability to manage and complete projects to the highest standard, with painstaking attention to detail and within agreed deadlines. Let's talk about your project and make your undertakings great again!

94% Job Success
$11.11 /hr
1,744 hours