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  1. Marika Clementi

    Marika Clementi

    Creative writing, translations, voice over

    Italy - Portfolio: 2

    I'm a native italian speaker graduated in foreign languages. I have a really good knowledge of English (both written and spoken) and Spanish. I also have a basic knowledge of German. I really enjoy using computer and I'm looking forward to finding an On-line Job. I also have more than six years of esperience as administrative secretary. I have experience in singing and voice over. In my spare time I do voluntary work for a religious association and I have many hobbies, such as: writing (novel, poetry ad fictions), singing, reading (books as well as comics and mangas), visiting art cities or art expositions, watching movies and TV series (better if in original language), cooking, translating and more.

    $7.00 /hr
    1 hours
    4.83
  2. Jonathan P.

    Jonathan P.

    Innovative and creative writing at it's finest

    United States - Portfolio: 1

    I am an experienced writer with with more than 10 years experience in online marketing and advertising. SEO optimization is also one of my specialties. I will write the content that will bring you the traffic you desire. All of my work is original and done right the first time. I write reviews, articles, and all other aspects. I am proficient in Wordpress and experienced in website development. I have been project manager on 100's of highly ranking sites. If you want it done right the first time, i'm the writer you seek. I have an Associates degree in Process Engineering and a Bachelor's in Organizational Management and Marketing.

    $30.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Marié D.

    Marié D.

    Creative + speech writing, translation

    South Africa - Tests: 1

    Hi, I have been writing speeches, articles and short stories; editing, researching and re-writing articles, speeches and creative writing for almost 20 years. I have been translating from Afrikaans to English and vice versa for almost as long as I can remember and transcribing a lot of confidential work. I have an excelent grasp of the English (american and british) and Afrikaans languages. You can rely on me to always strive for excelence and to finish my work in the least possible time but the highest possible quality. I find myself with a little more time on my hands lately and I'm looking for a new challenge, translating online keeps the creative juices flowing and the work stays interesting because you never know what will be next. Thank you for keeping my application in mind.

    $3.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  4. Cynthia-Anne McMurray

    Cynthia-Anne McMurray

    Write Words . . . When Every Word Counts

    Canada - Portfolio: 22

    Write Words is a full-service provider. As a publisher, I can not only offer you original compelling and technically accurate copy, I can also design and format your project to meet your overall needs and specifications. I have access to illustrators, printers, and distribution channels. With over 20 years experience as a writer and publisher for both traditional and self-published books, I have also worked with leading newspapers, magazines, websites and business publications providing everything from outstanding and distinct editorial services to graphic design and final formatting. I have helped over 70 authors get their books published, I have ghostwritten numerous books for both print and online distribution and I have written hundreds of articles and academic papers specializing in health and medical issues. I also teach writing courses and provide online courses as well as weekend writing retreats. My work is solid and professional.

    $82.00 /hr
    15 hours
    4.88
  5. Heather P.

    Heather P.

    Literary consultant, ghostwriter and editor.

    United Kingdom

    I'm a writer and editor, currently making a move into more regular ghostwriting. I have worked in print and online media for a decade, after graduating with a degree in English Literature and Philosophy from Manchester University. I've worked at a niche publishing company for the last 6 years, and work with novelists, non-fiction authors, storytellers and students across a range of genres and styles. My writing and editing styles are very adaptable. I pride myself on the quality of my work and my ability to meet deadlines. I have an exceptional eye for details, and am reliable and enthusiastic. heatherparry.com

    $33.00 /hr
    13 hours
    4.73
  6. Donna L.

    Donna L.

    Virtual Asst | Social Media Mgr | Writer | Editor

    United States - Portfolio: 13

    I am ready and eager to provide your company with top-notch service! I'm a dedicated professional with 20+ plus years experience. I am a detail-oriented, self-starter with a flexible schedule. My objective is to work part-time in a freelance position in an academic, administrative, communication, publishing, ministry, or media environment that would benefit from a combination of extensive writing, editing, and computer skills, as well as experience in business and graphic communication, social media marketing, customer service, and public speaking. I have a private and quiet home office and am equipped with a Mac and HP laptop. I utilize Gmail, MS Outlook and Skype for e-mail, phone and video conferencing. I also have a DropBox account for file sharing.

    $20.00 /hr
    1,618 hours
    4.53
  7. Cassandra B.

    Cassandra B.

    Over 20 Yrs of HR / Recruiting / Operations

    United States - Tests: 2

    Creative and seasoned Recruiter & Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience within a variety of industries. Industry Experience: * Dept of Defense (IT, Engineering, Fire Dept, Aviation, Transportation, Logistics, Manufacturing, Food Service, Construction, Hazmat, Service Workers, Finance, HR, other as required) * Healthcare - Nursing, Physician, Allied Health * Perm & Temp Staffing / Contract Services * Non-Profit * Property Management / REO * Sales / Marketing

    $20.00 /hr
    70 hours
    5.00
  8. Shila Kumar

    Shila Kumar

    Article Writer, Hindi Translator, Math Worksheets

    India - Portfolio: 12

    An experienced author with 10 books published in my name and professional service provider with 200+ satisfied customers across the world. Successfully completed around 425 projects on a wide variety of topics. 20+ years of professional & teaching experience as a College Principal. I provide specialized services in the areas of academic writing, eBooks, tutorial, content writing, article writing on personal finance, investment & stock market analysis, quiz, recipe, case studies, assignments, internet research, Hindi translation, transcription, typing in MS Word, mathematical and technical typing, PDF to WORD, editing, formatting, HTML, PowerPoint Presentation, cut and paste, data entry in website, and other back office services. I always ensure high quality service and on time. I provide 100% original work. I check all my works through CopyScape premium software to avoid any plagiarism issue later.

    $10.00 /hr
    266 hours
    4.69
  9. Diane Huebner-Vukovic

    Diane Huebner-Vukovic

    Innovative Writing Solutions

    Serbia

    I am an America expatriate who has been writing web content for the past 5+ years. With every new task, I find an opportunity to expand my knowledge and enrich my love affair with language. Because I love what I do, each task is completed swiftly and with an aesthetic flair. Your assignment will be my next passion! Even though my forte is in the health/diet niche, I enjoy writing about all topics because it gives me a chance to learn something new. In my years as a web content writer, I have written about everything from gambling to gardening. As an American living in Serbia, I can offer you quality work at low-cost prices. I take pride in every assignment and embark on each task with precision and fastidiousness. You won't find superior or swifter writing to fit your needs anywhere else!

    $25.00 /hr
    1,264 hours
    5.00
  10. Nandar Nitin Chandra Shenoy

    Nandar Nitin Chandra Shenoy

    Custom Writing At Its Best

    India - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 5

    I have over 10 years' experience in writing as part of a content writing and transcription company. I have written for industries such as medicine, fitness, business finance, travel, real estate, advertising, ecommerce, etc. At present, I am a full-time freelance writer and transcriber. I also write short stories as a hobby.

    $12.00 /hr
    10 hours
    4.99