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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

Mark Hammar

Mark Hammar

Technical Writing & Creative Writing

Canada - Portfolio: 3

Technical Writing: I hold a Bachelor of Science degree from University of Waterloo, a Certified Manager of Quality / Organizational Excellence through the American Society for Quality, and I am additionally certified as a Lead Auditor for ISO 9001, AS9100, ISO 14001, and an a trained internal auditor for OHSAS 18001. I have experience since 1999 auditing, and writing procedures, for these standards, as well as process documentation. Creative Writing: I have had over 25 years experience with storytelling, and in the past 10 years have turned this experience into my own writing of fiction for the Young readers market (as yet unpublished). Those that have read my work have greatly enjoyed it, and samples can be provided. My work includes Fantasy, Science Fiction, Mystery and Historical Fiction. My areas of historical expertise include medieval and pirate stories.

100% Job Success
$45.00 /hr
273 hours

John Fontaine

John Fontaine

Professional Transcriber

United States - Portfolio: 1

I'm a professional English language transcriber with thousands of hours of experience. I've worked for ghost writers, transcription firms, TV programs, focus groups, corporations, the financial sector and more. My output has at least 99% accuracy and always comes with perfect spelling and formatting. Rush orders are available upon request. I'm comfortable working with accents and groups.

100% Job Success
$50.00 /hr
810 hours

Tracy S.

Tracy S.

Fast and Accurate Writer/Editor/Translator

United States - Portfolio: 7

I don't rest until the job is perfect. Whether I'm editing your work, translating, or composing my own, every word gets diamond-cut for clarity and polished for brilliance. So come on. Let's pass some prose through my jeweler's loupe. :) I have 4 years' experience in the magazine publishing industry, including: proofreading, copyediting, desktop publishing, and writing. MA in Publishing and Writing from Emerson College; BA in English and Spanish.

100% Job Success
$25.00 /hr
594 hours

Julie S.

Julie S.

Native English speaker, types 65 wmp

United States

I recently finished at Southern Virginia University, double majoring in Philosophy and Liberal Arts.Because of my liberal arts education, I have excellent writing and critical thinking skills. I also have a lot of experience with the Microsoft Office Suite and its features, having used it in professional and personal capacities. I am a native and fluent English speaker. I have worked in office administration in the healthcare field, including working as a personal assistant to the Operations Manager of the company. I have also worked in my university's admission's office as an admission's assistant making phone calls and emailing prospective students. I worked in the university's call center for two years. I have also done clerical accounting data entry for a major corporation. I have excellent customer service and conflict resolution skills, with an eye for detail.

83% Job Success
$11.00 /hr
419 hours

Liz Ernst

Liz Ernst

Liz Ernst, U.S. journalist/writer/SEO, Press Releases

United States - Portfolio: 89

Award-winning U.S. Journalist (former reporter), AP Style press release writing and distribution expert, CNN, WSJ, Copywriting, article writing, blog writing, web content, proofreading & editing, social media and more. Deep Discounts on PRWeb distribution. I specialize in writing professional, AP Style press releases with organic SEO, and expert PRWEB distribution. I offer a press release writing package that includes (top tier) targeted PRWeb distribution for maximum visibility and search engine placement at discount. I welcome your questions. PRESS RELEASES, PRWEB, BLOGS, SEO, web content, copy writing, experienced, concise, fast turn-around. High media placement. Hundreds of articles and press releases published. Award-winning writer and journalist. Affordable, high quality, professional writing services Press Releases Copy writing Article writing Expert Ezine article writer Expert, SEO and keyword density Contact me HERE on Elance:

81% Job Success
$39.00 /hr
260 hours

Fanni Lukacsy

Fanni Lukacsy

Sales and business expert, economist

Hungary - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 17

* Top 1% in Sales. * Top 20% in Market Research and Corporate Strategy. * Top 5% in Knowledge of Microsoft Office. * If you want to - know if your business idea is marketable, - work out an efficient and profitable sales strategy, and - need materials to pitch investors... we are your experts. This small EU-based business is specialised in express provision of various business and administrative services at high quality and fair price. We rapidly search, find, and deliver the information you need. We think, develop, elaborate ideas and after the swift but thorough brainstorming we present you a one-of-a-kind concept for your successful business project. Core competencies on the FastLane - sales consulting: market analysis, concept creation, business strategy, management consulting - competitive intelligence - professional support: research, reports, data mining, content marketing - event planning covers the fields of sales, construction, motorsports, energy, event planning.

95% Job Success
$17.00 /hr
154 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
1,714 hours

Jobby Benoza

Jobby Benoza

Online Freelancer

Philippines - Tests: 4

I aim to build a successful and thriving career here at by providing excellent and quality service to discerning clients. I am a goal-oriented person, handles deadlines and pressure with grace, and I also have a good command of the English language. I am a gamer by heart, a teacher by trade and a professional person all-around. I am into sports, movies and loves reading.

92% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
2,983 hours

Marsh C.

Marsh C.

Editor, writing instructor, award-winning author.

Mexico - Portfolio: 14

I'm the author of fifty-five published books in various genres and former co-publisher of Los Hombres Press. I was editor-in-chief of one literary journal, and poetry editor of another. I edited two magazines, one regional and one for seniors. I I've ghosted about thirty-five books and have edited/rewritten many others. A former newspaper journalist, I have a Ph.D. degree in theatre and started an extensive program in playwriting at Montclair State. About forty of my plays have been published/and or produced, including Off-Broadway. I also taught five different courses in creative writing at the University of California, San Diego. I've written columns for two writing magazines and four newspapers. My fiction, poetry, and articles have been widely published. For years I held a seminar in San Diego on "Preparing and Marketing Your Manuscript," and for about thirty-five years I've led all-genre writers workshops.

90% Job Success
$38.00 /hr
316 hours