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  1. Lori E.

    Lori E.

    Writing, Editing, Superior Admin/Customer Support!

    United States - Last active: 3 days ago

    I am the owner/Editor of large online publication, with a specifically targeted audience. I have Bachelor's Degrees in Communications and Psychology, as well as a Master's of Science in Education. I am a SAHM/WAHM mother who freelances in various writing scenarios and am a native English speaker with excellent command of the structure of English writing and I am committed to delivering the best work with the best work ethic. More, I am the spouse of an active-duty military officer and look to work diligently for companies that welcome the portability of free-lancing. I am hard-working, friendly, committed and thankful for the opportunities to give my best toward your business while helping support my family.

    $16.00 /hr
    109 hours
    5.00
  2. Martin Coffee

    Martin Coffee

    Editing to Make Your Vision a Reality

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    As an Editor, I am a Communications Facilitator. To explain, I will assist you in finding the best words with which to express your thoughts and ideas. My goal is to make your writing stand out from the rest of the pack. I have extensive experience substantively editing works of fiction and nonfiction, and also academic writing. I am exceptionally adept at proofreading and copyediting. I complete projects in a timely and professional manner. I strictly adhere to deadlines and invest projects with the utmost my talents and abilities have to offer. I am very accessible and stay in close contact with clients throughout the duration of a project.

    $25.00 /hr
    532 hours
    4.72
  3. James Duren

    James Duren

    Copywriter, award-winning journalist with sharp eye for editing

    United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 3

    I live in Barcelona, Spain, where I work as a part-time copywriter for a local tour company. I wrote more than 80 pages of copy for the site's recent redesign and relaunch. I also oversee the company's social media campaign, which includes Twitter, Facebook and Google+. In addition to Barcelona Experience, this past year I've run social media campaigns and blogs for two different American companies. I'm also a news reporter for Snooth.com, a job in which I write 20 400-word articles in a 12.5-hour work week. From 2010 to 2012, I was a reporter at The Villages Daily Sun newspaper, the fastest-growing newspaper in America. I was a three-time finalist in the Florida Press Club's Excellence in Journalism contest. This past November, I won first place in Class B light features and second place in Class B health writing. Previous to the Daily Sun, I spent two years as a staff writer for the marketing department at Southeastern University. I oversaw the school's student intranet, I wrote ad and web copy, and served as the lead writer on several projects. I worked with Adobe Dreamweaver and an in-house CMS.

    $22.50 /hr
    530 hours
    5.00
  4. Tiffany Grace Reyes

    Tiffany Grace Reyes Agency Contractor

    Advertising, Marketing, Research, Copywriting and Editing

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 12

    Results-oriented, high-energy, hands-on professional with a long and successful experience in the communications and marketing industries. Highly skilled, with a typing speed of 55 words per minute, effective and with careful attention to detail, I can get tasks done well and on time at low cost. Accomplished AE for a promotions and advertising agency offering integrated projects in below-the-line, above-the-line, and through-the-line advertising. Adept in conceptualizing for and pitching existing and new accounts, discerning project requirements and communicating client needs to creative teams—even hands-on in execution when necessary. Managed work flow of various projects and at the same time ensured deliverables are completed on time, on budget and on strategy. Training and experience in transcription, in sports, news, features, editorial, copy writing and proofreading. Experienced in communicating with different types of people as a technical support agent and is skilled in using communication to achieve professional, management and corporate goals. Currently co-owns and operates a mid-sized business. Handles sales, product development, marketing and brand alignment. Created branding and marketing strategies. Created logo, slogan and engineered menu. Developed systems from the store’s conception down to the actual operations.

    Associated with: AdVentige

    $10.50 /hr
    2,452 hours
    4.91
  5. Ryan Z.

    Ryan Z.

    Online Marketing / Content Strategy / Editing

    United States - Last active: 12/08/2014 - Tests: 14 - Portfolio: 5

    I am an excellent writer and editor with significant and varied experience. Since joining oDesk, I have successfully worked on a wide range of projects, including: Managing Content for an Online Marketing Firm Writing and Editing Press Releases Editing Website Content (Business, Cars, Health, Home Improvement, Legal, Medical, Pets) Editing Creative Content (eBooks, Film Treatments, Book Synopses) *** Top 10 Percentile: Academic Writing; Basic English Skills; Content Writing; Creative Writing; Email Etiquette; English Punctuation and Mechanics; English Vocabulary; Online Article Writing and Blogging; Word Usage *** Additional skills: Social Media, Wordpress, Squarespace, SEO, Apple Pages, Apple Keynote, Powerpoint Foreign Language skills: Intermediate Spanish ability.

    $35.00 /hr
    1,559 hours
    5.00
  6. Kate K.

    Kate K.

    Writing, Editing, Voice, PR, Social Media

    United States - Last active: 03/05/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    I love helping clients establish, increase and improve their online presence. I am good at writing, editing, blog set-up & maintenance, video marketing, voiceover work, article & PR marketing, keyword research, Social Media Marketing, Internet marketing for small businesses, photo editing, and some design. All of the skills combined, you can sum it all up in one - Online Marketing. Let me know if I can help.

    $72.22 /hr
    274 hours
    4.98
  7. Mona Lisa Safai

    Mona Lisa Safai

    Ghostwriting, Article Writing, Social Media, Editing, Reviewing

    United States - Last active: 09/13/2011 - Tests: 3

    Over the last 5 years, I have consulted on various writing assignment in the government, corporate, and nonprofit sector. I developed resolutions, legal documents, copy, press releases, official letters, brochures, newsletters, SEO articles, and blogs.I am the Chief Editor and Creative Consultant of two green start-up companies and maintain web content, presence, and exposure for clients on the website. My core competency lies in completing writing projects from beginning to end. I am seeking challenging article writing assignments, graphic design and social media opportunities to further individuals and businesses in their endeavors.

    $44.44 /hr
    58 hours
    5.00
  8. Elizabeth Pursel

    Elizabeth Pursel

    Master's Level English/Journalism Teacher, editing, proofreading

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 4

    I have a B.A. in Journalism/Mass Communications, including specializing in Public Relations and Broadcasting, and I also obtained a Master's in Education. I hold Pennsylvania teaching certifications in both elementary education and secondary English (7-12). My jobs include teaching high school English and journalism, as well as English 101 (which focuses on grammar and writing) for a community college. I've worked for two newspapers in features and sports, and both included copy editing.

    $13.89 /hr
    55 hours
    5.00
  9. Samuel Fielding

    Samuel Fielding

    UK Doctorate-level Proofreading, Editing, Writing and Data Analysis

    United Kingdom - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 16 - Portfolio: 7

    I have 10 years of experience in proofreading, editing, reviewing, and writing scientific, economic and technical reports and popular science articles. Furthermore, I have frequently communicated scientific and economic concepts and issues to the public via newspaper articles, guides, manuals, and presentations. I am also highly skilled in data mining and analysis, laboratory techniques, MS Windows and Linux OS environments, and have a sound understanding of several languages (French, German, Spanish, Latin). I frequently use a suite of statistical, graphing, GIS, bioinformatics, financial trading and publishing software.

    $50.00 /hr
    130 hours
    4.52
  10. Nicole Langston

    Nicole Langston

    Quality editing and proofreading !

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 4

    Providing a dependable editing and proofreading service customized to meet your needs. With experience in the publishing and marketing industry, I am versatile and meticulous. I invest my love of writing in every project to deliver a finished product you can be proud of. My qualifications include a BA in Professional Writing and an MA in Creative Writing. With over 12 years of freelance experience I have edited and proofed website content, fiction manuscripts, short stories, newsletters, business guidebooks and much more! I combine my training as a writer with a high attention to detail to provide a thorough service customized to my clients specific requirements.

    $15.00 /hr
    175 hours
    4.93