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  1. Shilpi S.

    Shilpi S.

    Creative writer

    India - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 2

    I am a creative writer,I have written articles on topics related to mind –body and relationships . I love to write on mysticism but I can also write on other topics as well so I am seeking opportunities to write Plays,Movie and television scripts,Fiction (novels, novellas, and short stories),Speeches memoirs and personal essays.

    $5.00 /hr
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  2. Nando Serrador

    Nando Serrador

    Professional Writer | Copywriter

    Brazil - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 4

    Hi there! Writing copy for ad agencies since 2002, I have developed the perfect textual skills you and your business need when it comes to finding the right words. My large experience producing all kinds of copy for major international brands like Umbro, Red Bull, McAfee, Johnnie Walker (including the famous "Keep Walking" campaign), Basf and others will surely help finding your product a special place in people's minds and hearts. The ad agency market also taught me to work with tight schedules and crazy deadlines, in a strong commitment to fulfilling the client's expectations in these subjects also. You can count on my experience when it comes to creating great content, whatever the media is: creative headlines for printed ads, great copy for websites, brochures, newsletters and folders, exclusive content for blogs, articles and product descriptions. Don't hesitate to get in contact! Let's write, together, a successful history for you and your business!

    $18.00 /hr
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  3. Hayley Chesshir

    Hayley Chesshir

    Expert writer, proofreader and editor.

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    Over the last five years I have done freelance work as a writer, editor and social media manager for various clients in numerous industries. I am passionate about helping businesses grow their audience and customer base through engaging storytelling and thoughtful social media marketing. I am a skilled writer and voracious reader. I can easily adapt my writing style to comfortably match the tone and voice of your brand. I am a precise in my editing and clear and concise in my messaging. I am a native English speaker with a strong command of the English language. As a social media manager, my focus is on curating relevant and engaging content by sending direct and compelling messages, making use of eye-catching graphics and growing your community by engaging with followers on a regular basis. I am proficient in the following social media and blog platforms and applications: Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, Pinterest, WordPress, Tumblr, Wix, Google Adsense and Analytics, Facebook Insights, and HootSuite. Please don’t hesitate to contact me if you have any questions!

    $20.00 /hr
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  4. Helen S.

    Helen S.

    English-Ukrainian-Russian Translator

    Ukraine - Last active: 1 month ago - Portfolio: 1

    Hardworking and a fast learner with good communication skills. Keen on creative approach, aimed to perfect skills and acquire new knowledge in professional sphere. Persistent and responsible. Professional experience: Translator of English, French, Ukrainian and Russian languages at Chernihiv Regional Translation Center Сollaboration with Peace Corps volunteers of Konotop City Center of Social Services for Family, Children and Youth (translation on presentations, project document translation) Personal tutor of English

    $17.00 /hr
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  5. Maria Mitchi Ablay

    Maria Mitchi Ablay

    Web Content Writer

    Philippines - Last active: 6 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi!, I'm a communication graduate, I have worked as a content writer in a web development company, creating various topics in line with every client's business specialty. I have 4 years of writing experience for our school publication during high school. I have continued creating various articles when I was still in college. I was able to write articles for current events and government developments, as part of my responsibility as an on the job trainee at the Philippine Information Agency. If you are looking for someone to write substantial articles for you, feel free to contact me. :)

    $3.00 /hr
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  6. Sheraz Pasha

    Sheraz Pasha

    Writer and Editor

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

    I have been serving my clients across several Institutions and Online Blogs with utmost writing solutions. My professional and skilled approach has led me to fulfill customer requirements beyond expectations. I have been invariably appreciated for my economical yet, productive offerings. I seek to benefit my associates through my ace methodology, considering the ethics in business and delivering top-notch services. My exclusivity fabricates services are as follow. • Content Writing. • Report Writing. • Academic Writing. • Article Writing. • Blog Writing. • Assignment Writing. • Editing and recompiling of written material.

    $5.00 /hr
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  7. Mithun Sharma

    Mithun Sharma

    Network support | Technical Support | Data entry

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6

    • I have over 3 years of competitive work experience in Network Installation, Management and client handling with top Telecom companies at client and ISP level. • I have strong collaboration, team building, interpersonal & communication skills with proficiency at grasping new technical concepts quickly and utilizing the same in a productive manner. • I also have a wealth of experience using Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google drive and Microsoft outlook. • I build weekly and monthly reports/presentations based on data extracted from BMC remedy application and communicate daily with the client through emails and conference calls. • I have a friendly, professional demeanor and am a confident multitasker, allowing me to take on several responsibilities at once. I'm a quick learner and enthusiastic, and I can go above and beyond the required job expectations

    $3.00 /hr
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  8. Kathy Gray

    Kathy Gray

    Virtual Administrative Assistant | Transcriptionist

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Experienced, professional and accomplished Executive Assistant with over a decade experience. I have been servicing clients within the corporate world and earlier this year decided to launch out on my own. Why provide high quality service to just one company when I can offer it to several? You get what you pay for - If you are looking for a cheap worker - you will get cheap work. Let me provide you with high quality, one on one, highly-organized assistance. I guarantee you will not be disappointed. Professional Skills: Typing 100+ wpm Advanced Microsoft Skills (i.e. Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.) Wordpress Experienced Design as well as content writing Transcriptionist (due to NDA's I cannot provide examples. Currently servicing attorneys, authors, and Web Designer) Unique Individualized Attention to each project - Unparalleled Time Management skills for focus and attention on each client individually. Energentic, Effervescent, and Approachable I am here to service my clients and only accept a few at a time. I am currently looking for a few more clients to fill up the last little bit of my weekly schedule. Looking to develop ongoing relationships with my clients as we grow your business and dreams together.

    $20.00 /hr
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  9. Breanne Eldredge

    Breanne Eldredge

    Writer, Creative Writer, Editor

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3

    I've had a love for writing and reading all of my life. I have a passion to be involved in writing that gives enjoyment to all readers. I have experience in writing, editing, data entry, proof reading in research papers, and reports. I have an exceptional eye for detail and strive to give satisfaction to any employer who hires me.

    $3.60 /hr
    0 hours
  10. Elysia Bagley

    Elysia Bagley

    Writer, Researcher, Editor

    Spain - Last active: 9 days ago - Tests: 3

    I'm a writer, teacher and traveler with a Master of Arts in English and concentration in literature. I have extensive experience in academic writing, research, proofreading, and editing. My primary strengths lie in both creative and research-based writing addressing such topics as cultural identity and adaptation, language, travel, memory, and intertextuality. Additionally, I spent two years as an English Instructor in Guilin, Guangxi, China, and I am currently teaching and tutoring in Valencia, Spain.

    $25.00 /hr
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