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  1. Marza Panther

    Marza Panther

    Ghostwriter/Copy Editor/Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 09/07/2014

    Ghostwriter, copywriter, content writer and copy editor with over 12 years of experience seeks new clients that wish to connect with a larger audience. I have worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, law, real estate, finance, media and entertainment, non-profit and the service sector, bringing an original, compelling perspective to client copy that cannot be found elsewhere. Whether it's weaving your strengths and expertise into a memorable company bio, crafting unique web content for your site or copy editing a document until it sparkles with clarity and accuracy, I deliver a final product that will exceed your expectations. Fast, efficient turn around, courteous customer service and a guarantee against plagiarism are all standard contract features. I also offer a variety of creative services. Please ask.

    $65.00 /hr
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  2. Glenn Crisologo

    Glenn Crisologo

    Philippines - Last active: 10/25/2013 - Tests: 4

    An emotionally firm and subjectively flexible person with high regard of the values of life. Have vast experience in the field of both administrative and human resources management. Self-driven and a goal -oriented individual who can withstand substantial pressures. As experienced employee, I can certainly provide an efficient and remarkable difference in pursuit for development and progress.

    $55.56 /hr
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  3. Megan McDonald

    Megan McDonald

    Professional Content Creator

    United States - Last active: 01/23/2014 - Tests: 6

    My love affair with the English language began at a young age, and grew to a passion that you can use to benefit your business or endeavor. Coupled with ten years experience in both small business and corporate settings, I am not only educated in the art of the written word, but excel in areas of communication, meeting deadlines, and solving problems through creative thinking. I specialize in social media marketing for businesses; original content for websites, brochures, and newsletters; SEO blog and article writing with a strong, unique voice; clear and compelling copy for businesses; and proofreading and editing for your various projects. Your success is important to me. I delight in repeat business, so I'll work hard to deliver what you ask for, doing everything I can to ensure a mutually profitable business relationship.

    $27.78 /hr
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  4. Samantha Watkins

    Samantha Watkins


    United States - Last active: 10/09/2013 - Tests: 2

    Over the last 2 years, I have developed a wide range of interventions using strategic intervention, artbundance training, life coaching, and psychology including interventions for professional athletes and executives. My core competency lies in allowing autonomy while maintaining the goals originally set forward by the client which allows for flow and emotional intelligence , and I am seeking opportunities to build further interventions as well as books and programs. I also have some experience in the following areas: Communication education, relationship management, hypnotherapy, NLP, Divorce prevention, utilizing nutrition to facilitate healing, Health and Wellness enhancement, Stress Management, guided meditations,

    $27.78 /hr
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  5. Sandy Kang

    Sandy Kang

    Fluently bilingual creative and professional writer.

    United States - Last active: 05/20/2014 - Tests: 1

    An extremely and self-motivated writer with many years of experience in creative writing with fluency in both Korean and English language as well proficiency in the French language. Works great in a teamwork environment, but am able to work well in a satellite office environment with strong ability to adhere to strict deadlines. I have an education background in writing, and the current work that I do is in creative writing and translating.

    $33.33 /hr
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  6. Kaelynn Dalke

    Kaelynn Dalke

    Photographer and Writer

    United States - Last active: 05/10/2014 - Tests: 1

    I went to school at Everett Community College. I studied Photography and Journalism. After College, I started my own Photography business; Chabot Photography. From there I've been working as a stay home mom/professional photographer. Some skills I acquire are computer technology, journalism skills, creative thinking, computer programs (photoshop, lightroom, word document, excel, powerpoint, ect...), and photography. I am a very qualified as a photographer and a writer.

    $55.56 /hr
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  7. Christopher H. Wells

    Christopher H. Wells

    Published Writer Sales

    United States - Last active: 05/28/2014 - Tests: 4

    2003-present The Distorchestra Group Wilmington, NC and San Francisco, CA Owner Working with businesses and entertainment entities, assessing clients' networking and marketing needs. In addition, designing and implementing initiatives in an effort to increase revenue streams and drive more business to clients. Built executive-level relationships and managed the daily work flow of concurrent projects to ensure deliverables are completed on time and on budget. • Single handedly grew client base from North Carolina to California. • Consistently surpassed monthly sales quotas by 10-20 percent. • Offering clients consulting on marketing and music industry issues. • Making at least 60 to 80 cold calls a day prospecting for new business. • Developing marketing strategies for clients' business. • Consistently acquired major endorsements for clients. • Brokered major deals for clients. 2006-2009 The V.I. Magazine Wilmington, NC Editor in Chief/Advertising Sales/Writer Spearheaded the conception, development and delivery of the magazine. Responsible for overseeing the magazines various day-to-day operations • Spearheaded the development and delivery of the magazine. • Grew readership from 10,000 to 20,000 in first year. • Responsible for overseeing the magazines various day-to-day operations. • Surpassed quarterly sales quota by 25 percent • Organized networking functions to acquire new clients with success. • Number one sales person each month. 1995-2002 Praxis Magazine/Studios Raleigh, NC Editor In Chief/Sales Manager/Writer Helped develop the initial idea for the magazine, managed freelance writers, coordinated distribution of magazine, managed and delegated work to staff of 14-20 people ranging from interns to an in house graphic design team. Developed advertising and sales protocol. • Expanded an industry magazine from a local publication to international distribution with readership of 125,000 in its first year. • Developed sales process to acquire initial seed money. • Sold over $20,000 worth of advertising in first quarter. • Assisted in growing Praxis magazines readership from zero to ten thousand issues in its first quarter. • Regularly surpassed quarterly sales quotas by 18 percent. • Delivered largest single sale in company history, increasing quarterly profit by 38 percent over previous years numbers. • Making an average of 60 cold calls per day prospecting. • Featured in and interviewed by Raleigh’s News and Observer newspaper as a new business making its mark. • Top sales producer three years in a row. Published Writer-Virginian Pilot. Praxis Magazine and The VI Magazine

    $33.33 /hr
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  8. Michael Evans

    Michael Evans

    Professional Writers - SEO, Creative, Blog, Article, Proofing, Legal

    United States - Last active: 06/06/2014 - Tests: 1

    An American group of writers covering broad and diverse forms and styles for SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Blogs, Creative Articles, Press Releases, Legal Briefs and Appeals (yes we have an experienced attorney on staff!), Proofing, Brochures and Social Marketing, E-Mail Newsletters and Political Articles. Our team has decades of writing experience on marketing, business topics, technical writing, website copy and SEO articles (400-600 word). We work quickly and efficiently to provide you with high quality work that is original, competitively priced and ready for publication.

    $30.00 /hr
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  9. Thomas Daley

    Thomas Daley

    Technical Writer and Editor

    United States - Last active: 05/26/2014 - Tests: 1

    Wide-ranging experience in technical fields along with a graduate degree in the Liberal Arts ensures you have both the education and practical knowledge of an end-user to ensure clear communication. Skills include not only writing and editing, but the ability to mentor. As a Marine Corps veteran, I am self-disciplined and hard-working.

    $55.56 /hr
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  10. Kathleen Tolentino

    Kathleen Tolentino

    High School English Teacher

    Philippines - Last active: 05/15/2014

    I took up Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English at the Philippine Normal University in 2011. I had 9 units in Special Education during my undergraduate, 2009. I had my first teaching experience at Blessed Elena Academy and a school paper adviser. I handled 3rd year and 4th year levels English classes and I was an adviser for a 3rd year class. After my one year of teaching there, in school year 2012, I transferred to a Public School, Pasay City West High School. Now, I am an assistant school paper adviser of the school, teaching Grade 8 English classes and handling a grade 8 advisory class. I am now taking up my Master's Degree Major in English at Manuel L. Quezon University.

    $33.33 /hr
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