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Aumee A.

Aumee A.

Copy-writing | Proofreading | Editing | Creative Writing

Australia - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

I have worked as a free-lance article writer for a number of years. I have written over 100 articles and prepared/coordinated various internal and external documents, from basic notification letters to newsletters and project reports to marketing campaigns. My marketing background and similar work experience will give added bonus towards helping you get your organizations message to your target audience in an appealing manner.

70% Job Success
$4.00 /hr
30 hours

Marika Clementi

Marika Clementi

Creative writing, translations, voice over

Italy - Tests: 1 - 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

Marymichelle Lotano

Marymichelle Lotano

Attorney, Legal Writing, Creative Writing, Blog Writing, Short Essays

United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

My education includes an undergraduate degree from Springfield College and law degree from Albany Law School. I am an excellent technical legal writer with years of legal writing experience, including appellate writing and educational writing. I am a published legal author with the New York State Bar Association. I am also a talented creative writer. My skills include creative writing, blog writing and short essays. I am currently preparing to publish a meditation book via Hay House Publishing. I also have a humor blog at via Word Press. I am looking for writing projects of varied durations and intensities that can be completed from home.

85% Job Success
$44.44 /hr
8 hours



Providing End-to-End Services

India - Portfolio: 8

With an experience of more than 11 years in the IT industry, I have managed a large number of projects ranging from Content Writing and Editing, BPO Operations, Data Entry to formulating strategies to achieve business goals, and much more. Customer satisfaction has always been my primary objective. I believe in "delivering the best and exceeding expectations."

67% Job Success
$10.00 /hr
216 hours

Stefan Abrutat

Stefan Abrutat

Creative Writer

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 10

"Excellent writing: funny, technical, concise. Gets the point across while entertaining the reader. Flexible with revisions too!" "Highly readable. Excellent writer and excellent work!" "Incredibly fast, high-quality writing! Can handle complex technical research & content. Highly recommended..." "Probably the most talented writer I have worked with." "What an amazing writer." "Stefan brought a unique style and wit to a dry subject - I have no reservations in recommending him." "The provider delivered ahead of schedule and exceeded every expectation. I had one small revision on the first draft, and they perfectly implemented the change immediately. Very pleased with the quality of the work. Will definitely use again. Highly recommend." I push the boundaries of marketing, advertising, science, technology, and academic/creative writing. Please review my portfolio. My work speaks for itself.

81% Job Success
$75.00 /hr
21 hours

Victoria Zurakowski

Victoria Zurakowski

Write now, right now - I'm a copywriter that cares

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 33

Why me? Why not? Call me the chameleon writer. I'll adapt to your style and voice. I'll create copy that sells. I'll write copy that converts. I'll help you create unique writing. Ebooks, blogs, articles, web copy, press kits, press releases, captivating sales pages, emails...I do it all! From writing about puppies to astrophysics, green tea to dating blog, construction articles to fashion features...I'm the most adaptable writer you'll find on Elance. I take pride in what I do, and I'll treat your work as if it were my own and deliver nothing but quality before the deadline. Being a passionate writer allows me to write with love, leaving you with nothing but 100% satisfaction. - "Let me live, love and say it well in sentences." - Sylvia Plath

88% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
675 hours

Zhaojia Yang

Zhaojia Yang

Professional translator, English, Chinese, Writing

China - Portfolio: 1

I am a native Chinese speaker. I used to be a student major in Computer Software. and used to be a test Engineer. And I also have experience of developing a web application whose developing languages is C# and its database tool is MySQL. I am now a college teacher now and I have plenty of available time to help you some technical issues. I am also a professional translator of the two languages (both Chinese and English). I have many experiences in translating, including technical books translation, report translation, story translation and American drama subtitle translation. I can do translation job for you and make sure you satisfy my work.

$10.00 /hr
11 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

Ram Prasad Sharma

Ram Prasad Sharma

Expert Writer

Nepal - Portfolio: 1

Having over eight years of experience with words, I can create awesome eBooks and articles plus, I'm pretty sure that my writing will go above and beyond your expectations. I know what you really want to know is how I can win your expectations. Actually, I am a professional freelance writer, with an amazing ability to adopt any voice in my writing. All of my clients get top-quality content with a quick turnaround and for a fair price. I'm also a publisher at Amazon and I have published a number of eBooks. I am a keen researcher and I will be able to explain complex subjects in a comprehensible and conversational tone. I'm highly compatible with both US and UK English. I take any feedback or critique positively, and endeavor to work with you and to meet your requirements. If you have any further questions, don't hesitate to contact me and thanks a lot for reading. Warmest Regards, Ram Prasad Sharma aka Ramiro

$18.00 /hr
2 hours

Kristy Keown

Kristy Keown

Website, Brand & Marketing Services

United Kingdom - Portfolio: 11

PASSION +GREAT DESIGN Passion and design are two of the most powerful forces out there and I have both! My specialty is creating great brand identity designs for print, the web, or both. My vision isn't complicated: keep doing what we love and make clients happy along the way! The only thing missing is you. Kristy - the founder and primary contact has worked for a number of large companies in marketing before going freelance as a website and graphic designer. She is currently a Wix Pro Designer and her clients range from small local businesses to large international companies.

$33.00 /hr
5 hours