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Creative writing Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.76.

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  1. Shawn V.

    Shawn V.

    Creator//Exceler

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 15

    Columbia MBA. US Army veteran. Ranked in top 0.02%. Tested top 1% in multiple skill areas. I am the founder, owner and sole operator of Red Nov Consulting, a firm that specializes in Excel consulting and financial analysis. I help businesses and individuals optimize their spreadsheets and create user-friendly, efficient, dynamic and unique solutions for their needs. I am fluent in visual basic (VBA) and have 15+ years experience working with Excel's advanced functions and features. I am a freelancer you can trust. I have performed 60+ jobs and received a perfect 5-star rating with multiple repeat clients. What clients are saying: - "Extremely responsive and knowledgeable." - "I can wholeheartedly recommend him." - "Went above and beyond." - "Shawn rocked!" - "Best you are going to find...period." - "One of a kind." - "Fast and professional." I hope to help you today.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,341 hours
    4.96
  2. Sydney Sales

    Sydney Sales

    Your Expert Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Portfolio: 8

    Ranked 441 Out of 175,330 freelancers in the Admin Support Category.. I am a low cost, on demand expert! I am a dedicated, motivated, and hard working individual who is ready to get the job done! I am confident that my skills and knowledge are very useful for the position.I am a responsive, resourceful, and detailed worker that can provide quality results at fair price. I dream to be known not through my name but through the quality of work that I will provide to my employers.Your business is my top priority.I am ready to provide customer satisfaction by offering the best quality and creativity in my work and delivering assignments on time.

    $4.00 /hr
    2,069 hours
    4.85
  3. Callie Frisch

    Callie Frisch

    Talented Marketing Writer with B.A. in English

    United States - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Contact me for all of your copywriting needs. Not that you're bad - but I'm better. :) Talented marketing copywriter with a B.A. in English offers top-notch writing in the following areas: copywriting, content creation, seo article writing, editing, proofreading, creative writing, and more! About Me I'm a full-time freelance copywriter in San Francisco, California. In my free time, you'll usually find me drinking sweet tea with my nose stuck in a book. When I get the chance, I hop on a plane and travel to new places. Fun Fact: I've traveled to 30+ countries.

    $75.00 /hr
    1,198 hours
    4.89
  4. Kirsty Burger

    Kirsty Burger

    Creative writing solutions for commercial needs

    Australia - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 57

    Rated by Elance in the top 1% of all those in the writing and translation field and top 5 of all the Australian providers. I am a freelance copywriter who has a passion for causes. I have been combining my passion for writing and my passion for causes in writing for not for profit groups for over 20 years. My experience includes writing for church, para-church agencies and overseas aid organisations. I have the ability to write compelling copy that causes people to act. My articles have been published in their respective newsletters. I have also assisted many businesses to promote their products and services. I am located in Australia, so I can be working while you sleep, adding productivity to your company. I also have premium financial administrative skills in both Excel and Word which adds further value to any writing project. I also have a creative flair, bringing genuineness to the expression of emotion, in the creation of verse for greeting cards and other poetic forms.

    $30.00 /hr
    2,495 hours
    4.99
  5. Elmie dawn L.

    Elmie dawn L.

    Virtual Assistant l Data Entry Professional l Article Writer

    Philippines - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 9

    Accuracy. Proficiency. Assistance. Service. Satisfaction. Timeliness. These are my primary aims in rendering jobs to every client that I will work for. It is always an edge for me being an Information Technology Student because I am exposed to the fields of advancement. I am knowledgeable in data entry, web research, programming, email response stuffs, writing blogs and paper columns as well as customer service since I'm also a call center agent and a receptionist before. I specialized with the softwares like Microsoft Office ( XP, 2000, 2003, 2007, 2010): MS Word, MS Access, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MSPowerpoint, MS Outlook, Adobe Photoshop, DreamWeaver, SQL Server, Xampp, JCreator, Visual Basic 6.0, Codeblocks and ER Assistant. I have reliable computer backgrounds, good problem solving skills, good interpersonal skills, language proficiency, and I am a computer literate. I can work under pressure and is hardworking and competent. My skills also include the adeptness in Programming Languages like C++ and Java Script, Visual Basic, HTML, PHP and My Sql. I am very willing to accept any work to be offered, rest assured that I will do my best to provide you with outputs that will suit your standards and satisfaction.

    $6.67 /hr
    3,986 hours
    4.72
  6. Judith K.

    Judith K.

    writer, data entry,web research, Email handling, Typist

    Kenya - Tests: 6

    Over the last couple of months, I have gained experience in various tasks of data entry and research. I am very determined and conscious to finish work that I have been given within the set deadline. I have good typing skills of 50 wpm. I am detail oriented and able to work within the set deadline. To ensure a smooth flow of work and to meet my clients expectation, I believe in creating a good working relationship with the Clients. I am also experienced in the area of article writing, and I enjoy taking on any new challenging job.

    $3.33 /hr
    3,471 hours
    4.98
  7. Dimitri D.

    Dimitri D. Agency Contractor

    Game Designer

    France - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I fell in love with videogames with (Super) Street Fighter 2 in 1994. Since then, I’m obsessed with games creation in all its forms and platforms. What I particularly like is testing and iterating new systems and the teamwork process that transform a simple idea into a finished game. My goal is to build a long lasting relationship with my clients. Key Skills - Rational Design : Difficulty Balancing, Rythm, Variety Distribution and Player Progression. - Game Mechanism : Creation, iteration and balancing - Versatile : Able to fit in different places with the same motivation and willingness to learn, no matter the type of game or Team Size - Management : Able to organize, manage and motivate people to work toward a same goal. Monetization : Elaboration of economic model, Data mining analyze.

    Associated with: Amerald Inc Agency

    $35.00 /hr
    4,602 hours
    4.99
  8. Chad Stetson

    Chad Stetson Agency Contractor

    Prolific Writer, Editor, Project Manager

    Canada - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 6

    I’m currently a writer for eBay US, eBay UK, and eBay AU. I’ve written for many notable clients on oDesk on a long-term basis including Travelocity, Trefis, and Worldstart, as well as numerous individual clients. My feedback scores speak for themselves, as does the amount of money I have earned on this platform alone. My skills include writing, editing, and project management. I’ve worked in a variety of environments both online and offline, and have proven myself as an intelligent and dependable worker and leader. I’m a motivated individual who has put more than my fair share of blood and sweat into my work. I’ve held a variety of positions at various companies during my 10+ years in the professional world, including being an Owner, Communications Director, Project Manager, Editor, Copywriter, SEO Specialist, and Social Media Manager. If you’re looking to review my track record, I highly suggest reviewing my feedback comments and scores, or check out some of my portfolio pieces. A quick example of my published work can be found here: http://www.trefis.com/stock/wmt/articles/85156/wal-mart-looks-abroad-to-regain-momentum/2011-11-15 Educationally speaking, I hold a Bachelor of Arts (major in psychology) from the University of Manitoba. I'm currently completing a Master degree at Trinity Western University. Additionally, I've completed certification in Academic Writing and Religious Studies. If I seem like a match for you, don't hesitate to send me a message or an invitation to interview. I'm always open to discussing new projects and I'm constantly looking for more work. Additional samples and references available upon request. Cheers, Chad Stetson

    Associated with: YiDesigns Agency, Kinzer Projects, LLC Agency

    $30.00 /hr
    1,405 hours
    4.99
  9. Nickson Uriarte

    Nickson Uriarte Agency Contractor

    Customer Service/ Virtual Assistant

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Through my service I seek to aid verbal and or written communication needs, for product management, sales, research and development. With my proficient communication and public relation skills it is my mission to effectively supplement your professional needs. skills: 1. Efficient in Microsoft Office tools such as Ms Word, PowerPoint, Excel 2. Web Research, Content and Technical Writing 3. Social Media Management and Marketing 4. Data Gathering, Extraction, and Data Entry 5. Medical Transcription 6. Customer Service Relations, Email- Handling

    Associated with: Virtual Ejv Co., Virtual Solutions Co.

    $5.56 /hr
    5,290 hours
    5.00