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  1. Michele W.

    Michele W. Agency Contractor

    Marketing Strategy and Editing Expert

    United States - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    I am a multifaceted freelancer with years of experience executing highly effective marketing campaigns, as well as having a proven track record in editing both fiction and non-fiction projects. I'm extremely passionate about both marketing and editing and I take great pride in my work. I'm easy going, fun to work with and a great communicator.

    Associated with: oDesk Payroll

    $41.11 /hr
    225 hours
    5.00
  2. Megan M.

    eBook Formatting, Conversion, and Editing

    United States - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I've worked with eBooks in a variety of formats. I've converted to/from the following: MS documents, OpenOffice documents, iWorks documents, txt, pdb, pdf, rtf, mobi, epub, lit, pml, and html. I know how to do basic formatting, editing meta data (like cover, title, author, isbn, etc), interactive table of contents, interactive footnotes, images, block quotes, tables, bullet lists, etc.

    $13.33 /hr
    143 hours
    5.00
  3. Rouena Suple

    Rouena Suple Agency Contractor

    Deep-etch,Data Entry, Encoder, Photo Editing, Watermark removal expert

    Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 17

    I am looking to apply my experience of *PHOTO Editing *PHOTO Retouch *PHOTO Enhancement *PHOTO Manipulation *Product Cut-outs/Fashion *Eliminating/Change Backgrounds *Working on PSD files, Transparent (PNG), Animation (GIF) *Cropping and Resizing images for web *Clipping Paths *Deep-etching Based on my own experience i hope i can share my knowledge in to your company and work hard to do things better to make the employer more interesting in my work. It would be my pleasure to serve your company and the employer to the best i can do.

    Groups: BigCommerce

    Associated with: BeOnTopMarketing

    $5.00 /hr
    3,234 hours
    4.88
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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