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Notoriety Writes

Notoriety Writes

Creative Writing Specialist

United States - Portfolio: 1

Based in United States, New York, New York. I specialize in a wide array of creative work. I will gladly put 100% of my efforts into your project at a low cost Try me. we specialize and excel in -Admin Support & Customer Service - Content Writing & Editing - Copywriting - Ghostwriting - Business & Personal Branding - Consulting - General Editing & Proofreading - Technical Writing - Sales Pitches - Online Presentations - PR Press Release - SEO - Sales & Marketing -Medical Reporting - Academic writing - Audio Editing/ Engineering Audio Books - Sound Design - Website Builder full comprehensible knowledge in all areas I listed. guest blogger at

$15.00 /hr
0 hours

Guilherme B.

Guilherme B.

Expert PT-BR/EN translator; IT skilled


I'm a native Brazilian with high experience in translations between English and Portuguese. I have advanced grammar skills in both languages, with over 10 years of experience translating, proofreading and writing articles and documents, specially in IT and technology areas. If you're looking for high quality results for your needs allied to a fast deliver, with great feedback and post-review, I'm available to do my best to provide it.

99% Job Success
$12.00 /hr
14 hours

Tennille L.

Tennille L.

Experienced Administrative Assistant

United States

I am a seasoned administrative professional with more than a decade of experience with both public and private sector employers, currently serving as the Executive Assistant to the City Manager, Mayor and City Council for a local government agency. As a published writer, I have superior writing skills and have composed business correspondence, reports, presentations and various other pieces. I also have extensive experience with proofreading/editing, error free transcription, payment processing, calendar management, travel coordination, meeting scheduling, special event planning, data entry, project management, marketing and mail campaigns. Serving as the right-hand support to executive level management over the course of my career confirms that my skills and professionalism are exceptional.

$16.00 /hr
13 hours

Qartaba Solutions

Qartaba Solutions

Solution to ALL IT Issues

Pakistan - Portfolio: 12

Skills: CSM (Wordpress, Joomla, DotNet Nuke), ASP.Net using C#, Wordpress 3.0, Google Map API, Ecommerce, PHP5 Skills: Microsoft Excel 2010,2013, VBA, MySQL, MSSQL, JQuery, AJAX I am a software developer and provides a wide range of solutions and services for clients who value high quality software. I primarily specialize in such technologies as .NET, PHP, AJAX, JQuery etc. Over 12 yearsÂ’ of experience in the IT industry including Governement, Private Business, Humanitarian Organization and Online Community. Security, Privacy and Quality are the fundamental principles of cooperation with my customers. I can provide all the necessary conditions to guarantee the non-disclosure of the project information and ensure customer's IP rights: - signing of NDA with all the project participants; - allocation of a dedicated server for the given project; - ability of working with customer's servers, if necessary

94% Job Success
$22.00 /hr
372 hours

Pascal M.

Pascal M.

Expert English writer and designer(autocad)

Kenya - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

My name is Pascal Magero. I have a passion as well as vast experience in writing both fiction and non-fiction work . I am also very talented in Engineering drawing (using Autocad), technical research, tutoring (Calculus I-IV) and programming using C++, Arduino, HTML and PHP. I believe in perfection and nothing less. I do my work in good time and follow instructions to the letter. I am looking forward to working with anyone professional and who prefer their work in the most capable hands, try me.

$11.11 /hr
0 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

Ramona Adina Neacsa Lupu

Ramona Adina Neacsa Lupu

Translator English and French Language

Romania - Portfolio: 6

I am an university assistant and I've been working at Valahia University, Romania, since 2003. I thus have a wide experience on teaching history and educational sciences, I work a lot with students and in teams, at educational projects and activities of educational management. In the same time I had worked as a translator for several publishing houses from Romania, translating books, novels ans scientific articles from English to Romanian and from Romanian to English, my activity as a translator developing since 1998 until today. So I have a rich experience as a translator, corroborated with the teaching activity and a permanent contact with the academic world. I can easily translate in domains like history, archaeology, pedagogy, psychology, political sciences, multiculturality and intercultural education, computer sciences.

$5.00 /hr
0 hours

Glenda Wilder

Glenda Wilder

Business Support Professional

United States - Portfolio: 5

I am an experienced support professional with more than 20 years experience in a broad range of roles including administrative, project support, supervisory and in a variety of liaison roles in communications, media relations and presentation development. My MS Office skills are exceptional in Outlook, Word, Excel ( including macros and pivot tables,) PowerPoint and Publisher. I have more limited experience in Access, Visio and MS Project as well as software from non MS vendors. My educational background includes a Bachelor’s degree in Business and Technical Management, an MBA in Human Resource Management and a Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.

$10.00 /hr
2 hours

Nancie Hazell

Nancie Hazell

Hard working and talented Writer/Editor

United States - Portfolio: 5

I am a versatile writer/editor with experience in fiction, non-fiction, research, editing, web copy, blogging and ghost writing. I graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a degree in English and International Relations. As a non-traditional student, I balanced the demands of a job, family, commuting, and running a small horse farm, yet still graduated Magna Cum Laude and with High honors. I excel at multi-tasking while managing a demanding schedule. I take pride in my work. My writing style encompasses a wide range, from academic pieces to informal conversations; it is important for the tone of the writing reflect the intention of the project. I have personal interests in health, fitness, animal care, gardening, travel, world politics, and current social issues, but always willing to learn something new.

$20.00 /hr
5 hours