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  1. MARKO R.

    MARKO R.

    Editor / Transcriptionist

    Serbia - Last active: 2 days ago - Portfolio: 1

    *EXCEPTIONAL COMMAND OF THE LANGUAGE AND TOP-NOTCH SKILLS* A Master's degree in English&Literature and several years of experience.

    $11.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.98
  2. Michele W.

    Michele W. Agency Contractor

    Marketing Strategy and Editing Expert

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective marketing campaigns, as well as having a proven track record in editing both fiction and non-fiction projects. I'm extremely passionate about both marketing and editing and I take great pride in my work. I'm easy going, fun to work with and a great communicator.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $41.11 /hr
    225 hours
    5.00
  3. Megan M.

    eBook Formatting, Conversion, and Editing

    United States - Last active: 29 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I've worked with eBooks in a variety of formats. I've converted to/from the following: MS documents, OpenOffice documents, iWorks documents, txt, pdb, pdf, rtf, mobi, epub, lit, pml, and html. I know how to do basic formatting, editing meta data (like cover, title, author, isbn, etc), interactive table of contents, interactive footnotes, images, block quotes, tables, bullet lists, etc.

    $13.33 /hr
    143 hours
    5.00
  4. Cindy Scinto

    Cindy Scinto

    Graphic Design, Web, Writing, and Editing

    United States - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 28

    Extensive work with Adobe products including all graphic design, web design, and document management software. Past jobs included system management, networking, book cover design and interior layout, writing for media and online venues, editing, copy-writing, logo design and marketing plan development, photography, and other multimedia positions. I am a published author with two books out, six more being written, blog work, newspaper work, published articles, and am a self-publishing consultant. Business name: Adelphos Books, All Aspects of Writing, Editing, Publishing, and Promotion

    $16.67 /hr
    31 hours
    4.96
  5. Rouena Suple

    Rouena Suple Agency Contractor

    Deep-etch,Data Entry, Encoder, Photo Editing, Watermark removal expert

    Philippines - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

    I am looking to apply my experience of *PHOTO Editing *PHOTO Retouch *PHOTO Enhancement *PHOTO Manipulation *Product Cut-outs/Fashion *Eliminating/Change Backgrounds *Working on PSD files, Transparent (PNG), Animation (GIF) *Cropping and Resizing images for web *Clipping Paths *Deep-etching Based on my own experience i hope i can share my knowledge in to your company and work hard to do things better to make the employer more interesting in my work. It would be my pleasure to serve your company and the employer to the best i can do.

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: BeOnTopMarketing

    $5.00 /hr
    3,234 hours
    4.88
  6. Amelyn Labrador

    Amelyn Labrador Agency Contractor

    Multi Tasking/Researcher/Data Entry/Data Mining/Video & Audio Editing

    Philippines - Last active: 4 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 7

    Looking for the greatest opportunity to work in a leading company.

    Associated with: Filipino_Patriot

    $3.33 /hr
    1,435 hours
    4.92
  7. Jennifer Paul

    Jennifer Paul

    Writing, Editing, and Marketing

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 2

    The devil's in the details, which is why I focus on the details. I'm passionate about the written word and enjoy grammar, which leads me to my top hobby, which is reading as much as I can and then writing reviews for my website (MakingGoodStories.wordpress.com) to provide acclaim and constructive criticism. I earned my Master of Arts in Publishing in Rosemont College in 2014. I am a 2012 graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in German as well as Journalism and Mass Communication.

    $25.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  8. Judah Frankel

    Judah Frankel

    Editing & Proofreading Specialist

    Hong Kong - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 1

    I am a skilled editor, proofreader and copywriter with experience in creative and technical writing. I am also a fervent bibliophile with an instinctive disapproval of incorrect spelling and poor grammar. Bringing my clients' content up to full grammatical correctness is truly my pleasure.

    $8.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  9. Scott Z.

    Scott Z.

    Editing/Proofreading/Academic Support

    United States - Last active: 12 days ago - Tests: 8

    I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I hold a Masters degree in 'Online Education' [3.91 GPA], and a second MA in 'Ancient History'. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a legal proofreader. Other professional experience includes a USAID/Georgetown University 'Business English' teaching position, providing editorial support for the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh, four years as a TOEFL exam rater, etc. Also, I have self-published 3 books that are available on Amazon. Currently, I am an online ESL teacher and TOEFL/SAT content developer for a company in Beijing. I also worked for ResumeEdge as a resume writing private contractor. Lastly, I am working toward a PhD in Online Education at the Open University of Catalonia. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance and thank you for your consideration. sz

    $20.00 /hr
    259 hours
    4.09
  10. Mark S.

    Mark S.

    Professional Ghostwriting, Copywriting & Editing

    Thailand - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 13

    Accountants can save you money; solicitors protect your money; but a good copywriter will make you money. I am a professional and published writer/editor, equally at home writing sales pages as editing books. As a 'Top Rated' Upwork featured writer I guarantee you 5-Star quality delivered on time, every time: from sales pages, web copy and blog posts to contributing to and editing non-fiction books. You can find cheaper writers - but no-one has ever said I didn't provide value! A few quick notes: *UK born and bred, but lived in Australia and Thailand for the past two decades. *I don't do Fixed Price jobs but we can agree strict hourly limits. *I don't ghost forum posts or product reviews - I feel that this is unethical and misleading. *You will receive fully-proofed, publishable copy- no sending back for constant amendments.

    $33.33 /hr
    4,423 hours
    4.99