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  1. 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
  2. Melinda Utendorf

    Melinda Utendorf

    Editing Services

    United States - Tests: 2

    I provide proofreading and copyediting services for traditional and self-published authors. I also provide beta reading as needed. I have reasonable rates, a fast turnaround time, and open communication with the authors I work with. Depending on your needs, I can provide the following: • Mechanics: spelling, punctuation, grammar, and awkward sentences • Style & Formatting: hyphenation, capitalization, headings, numbers, citations, and style sheet • Content & Structure: clarity for the reader in terms of word choice, sentence and paragraph structure, style, and voice • References, Facts, Tables & Illustrations: internal consistency, clarity, and accuracy

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  3. Erin Webreck

    Erin Webreck

    Editing | Proofreading

    United States - Tests: 2

    You have a brilliant idea--now let's convince the world of it through razor-sharp text and citations. I have 10 years of experience editing academic articles and internal legal and corporate communications. I can help with your professional journal articles, theses, dissertations, white papers, policy documents, and more. Just need someone to format your citations? I am proficient in Bluebook, Chicago/Turabian, APA, and MLA styles.

    $35.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  4. Jennifer Paul

    Jennifer Paul

    Writing, Editing, and Marketing

    United States - Tests: 2

    The devil's in the details, which is why I focus on the details. I'm passionate about the written word and enjoy grammar, which leads me to my top hobby, which is reading as much as I can and then writing reviews for my website (MakingGoodStories.wordpress.com) to provide acclaim and constructive criticism. I earned my Master of Arts in Publishing in Rosemont College in 2014. I am a 2012 graduate of Iowa State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English and minors in German as well as Journalism and Mass Communication.

    $25.00 /hr
    4 hours
    5.00
  5. Judah Frankel

    Judah Frankel

    Editing & Proofreading Specialist

    Hong Kong - Tests: 1

    I am a skilled editor, proofreader and copywriter with experience in creative and technical writing. I am also a fervent bibliophile with an instinctive disapproval of incorrect spelling and poor grammar. Bringing my clients' content up to full grammatical correctness is truly my pleasure.

    $8.00 /hr
    40 hours
    5.00
  6. Ed Murray

    Ed Murray

    Editing, Content Marketing, SEO

    United States

    I am a seasoned editorial professional with a strong track record of conceptualizing, executing and managing successful digital communication and content projects for a wide variety of publications and clients. I have produced and managed content for local, regional and national publications as well as enterprise clients and household brands for different marketing agencies. I have been producing, and managing the production of content since before the Web was born. Back when SEO just meant "great content." While I have plenty of great ideas, execution is what really matters. And I do execution very well.

    $27.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  7. Resa A.

    Resa A.

    Writing, Editing, Blogging Guru

    United States

    Writing, editing, blogging guru with more than 20 years experience. I am one of the founding editors of a major international literary journal, and have worked in a variety of settings on freelance projects including blogging for AMC TV, editing an anthology of writings on the healing process, editing arts publications on photography, editing projects in progress for writers of fiction, non-fiction, children's books, and works for theatre and film. As a writer, I have published essays,fiction and poetry and have had plays produced in the theatre. I also write and edit content for websites and am an expert resume writer.

    $60.00 /hr
    0 hours
    0.00
  8. Scott Z.

    Scott Z.

    Editing/Proofreading/Academic Support

    United States - Tests: 8

    I received the #1 all-time HIGHEST ranked score on the Odesk 'U.S. spelling test'. My specializations include online editing, proofreading and translation polishing. I hold a Masters degree in 'Online Education' [3.91 GPA], and a second MA in 'Ancient History'. I have 15+ years of background in corporate Manhattan law firms and investment banks as a legal proofreader. Other professional experience includes a USAID/Georgetown University 'Business English' teaching position, providing editorial support for the Japanese Embassy in Phnom Penh, four years as a TOEFL exam rater, etc. Also, I have self-published 3 books that are available on Amazon. Currently, I am an online ESL teacher and TOEFL/SAT content developer for a company in Beijing. I also worked for ResumeEdge as a resume writing private contractor. Lastly, I am working toward a PhD in Online Education at the Open University of Catalonia. Please let me know if I can be of any assistance and thank you for your consideration. sz

    $20.00 /hr
    259 hours
    4.09
  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
    744 hours
    4.83
  10. Lisa S.

    Lisa S.

    Copywriting, editing, proofreading

    South Africa - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 14

    "Welcome to the best copywriter on Elance." David Elefant May 2015. I have over 25 years experience within the marketing and communications field, having worked for major corporates both in the UK and in South Africa. I am passionate about writing and am lucky to do what I love. I am a specialist in copywriting, proofreading and editing for offline and online (including blogs, email marketing, website updates) communications. My specific niche is parenting and kids content as well as entrepreneurship. I am reliable, work fast and accurately and have been described as passionate, creative, easy to work with and a brilliant writer. My marketing background allows me to consider each project from a strategic viewpoint. The companies I have worked for include British Sky Broadcasting, British Telecommunications, Ogilvy One Cape Town, Department of Environmental Affairs, SANParks and more. I deliver on time and on budget, have an eye for detail, am very customer centric, ensuring that the right communication goes to the right customer at the right time.

    $30.00 /hr
    2,891 hours
    4.88