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  1. Catherine P.

    Catherine P.

    Expert in transcription, Word, Excel & Powerpoint

    United Kingdom - Portfolio: 2

    Looking for customisation in Excel or Word? Need a worksheet built? An interview transcribed? PDF retyped to Word? A document proof-reader? Data entry tasks? I have extensive experience with MS Office and Excel. I can use advanced features of both programs, can type accurately at 60wpm. I am a member of the MS Word and MS Excel Expert groups. I have significant experience of researching, writing and proof reading essays, papers and reports through my studies and work.

    $12.00 /hr
    20 hours
    4.85
  2. Daelyn Fortney

    Daelyn Fortney Agency Contractor

    Copywriter - Delighting and dazzling with words!

    United States - Portfolio: 62

    My background includes working as a professional copywriter and editor for 10 years. I've created compelling copy for a variety of clients from individuals to small businesses to million dollar corporations. And I can do the same for you. No matter the project size, I give 100% effort every time. I love the written word. It’s my passion, and it shows in my work. Benefits of working with of me: Communication – Need to reach me? I’m prompt in all my responses. Quality – I guarantee you will find my work to be exemplary. Efficiency – Not only will you get high-quality content, all work is finished in a timely manner. Flexible – I can easily change from one project to the next according to your needs. Friendly – You’ll find me to have a very pleasant personality. (Even on Monday mornings!) Ready to discuss the details of your project with me? Let’s talk!

    Associated with: Daelyn Fortney

    $28.00 /hr
    202 hours
    4.91
  3. Jason Newman

    Jason Newman

    Writer and Editor

    United States - Tests: 1

    -Published 5 novels -Received multiple awards for Paranormal Fiction writing -Ghostwritten three books, one script-to-book conversion -Experienced in multiple genres -Flexible and consistent

    $35.00 /hr
    3 hours
    4.96
  4. Valerie M.

    Valerie M.

    Fiction writer with a love for editing

    United States - Portfolio: 3

    I have been writing, editing, and proofreading ever since I was little and now, I just want to help other writers like myself be the best they can. I have published two novellas already and am working on a third, so I know my stuff and how to make a story compelling and its characters lovable.

    $13.00 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  5. craig manley

    craig manley

    expert in English grammar and editing

    Italy - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 2

    I am an American professor living in Venice, Italy. I have a bachelor's degree in Literature with a 4.0 average and a master's degree in Humanities from CSU and have been teaching writing--composition, expository, technical report and creative writing--literature, and speech courses for the University of Maryland at the Aviano Air Base for sixteen years. I am an excellent editor. I have published four books and know English grammar backwards and forwards.

    $27.00 /hr
    0 hours
    4.85
  6. Dallas Scott

    Dallas Scott

    Writing/Editing Professional and Office Expert with Web Design

    United States - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 2

    I am currently completing my bachelor's degree in the Liberal Arts Honors college at the University of Texas at Austin. I have previous work in Business management--specifically with customer service. I am also partnered with a graphic designer to design client-customized websites. I am timely and guarantee that the client is always satisfied. With rapid drafts, I have a quick turnaround to get your website up and running as fast as possible.

    $22.22 /hr
    0 hours
    4.61
  7. Amelyn Labrador

    Amelyn Labrador Agency Contractor

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

    Philippines - 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
  8. Lesley Dahl

    Lesley Dahl

    4revisons, Editing

    United States

    I have several published short stories and one novel (Random House). I have spent the last eleven years editing, reviewing and critiquing memoir, non-fiction, fiction, website content and blog posts. I can make sure your text is free of errors and offer suggestions for improving the clarity and flow of your words so that you have said exactly what you meant to say in the best possible way.

    $45.00 /hr
    77 hours
    5.00
  9. Lynne Patterson

    Lynne Patterson

    Proofreading, Editing, Rewriting

    United States - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    My talents lie in the areas of written communication, researching, creating documents, proofreading, editing, rewriting, and organization of information, with great attention to detail and accuracy. I have experience with Microsoft Office applications, including Word, Publisher, and Excel. My years of work history include grant writing for a nonprofit educational organization, light bookkeeping, retail, and clerical positions. I am self-motivated, dedicated, and enthusiastic. I enjoy and look forward to learning new skills and tasks.

    $18.00 /hr
    758 hours
    4.83
  10. Kristine M.

    Kristine M.

    Editing and Marketing Consultant

    United States - Tests: 2

    Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of presentations and have edited thousands of documents for accuracy. I have edited and revised resumes, as well as professional documents for businesses and organizations. I'm eager to help you edit your ideas into a superior and memorable product, while making it shine just the way you want it to. I scored in the top 10% on the English Skills Assessment and can navigate all word processing programs, including Microsoft Word applications.

    $10.00 /hr
    34 hours
    5.00