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  1. Susanne S.

    Susanne S.

    Native Danish Translator, English Danish Language Pair, Editing

    Canada - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    ** No. 1 English to Danish translator on oDesk** (as based on the oDesk test) I provide quality translation in the English-Danish language pair. When translating I seek to reflect the style of the original piece and tailor the writing to your audience. Your documents will be proof-read and spell-checked. A native Dane, I am university educated in Denmark and have worked overseas for the past 20 years. I have previously written for a public audience in Danish, and have also published in English. On a daily basis, the English language is my bread and butter. In addition to translation, I can offer my assistance with general editing, review of translations, and the re-writing of technical documents for a general audience. Finally, with a background in research, I am able to offer general assistance with academic writing. These services will be provided in English. English to Danish translator, English to Native Danish Translators, English to Danish, Danish Translation, Native Danish Translation, Danish Native Translation, Native Danish Translation, Danish to English translator, Danish to English Professional Translation, Oversættelse engelsk dansk

    $25.56 /hr
    114 hours
    5.00
  2. 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

    $11.67 /hr
    2,223 hours
    4.91
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. Samuel Fielding

    Samuel Fielding

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

    United Kingdom - Last active: 3 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
  7. Ashley Kraemer

    Ashley Kraemer

    Writing/Editing/Proofreading/Photography

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

    I have been a freelancer full-time now for a couple of months, and I have to say, I should have done it sooner! I love the work I do in writing, copy-writing, editing, and proofreading. Every day that goes by, I learn something new, and I can add it to my knowledge. I never stop learning, and I apply that to the work I do everyday.

    $7.78 /hr
    345 hours
    4.90
  8. Sadeem Lodhi

    Sadeem Lodhi

    MBBS (MD), Medical writing, Referencing, Editing

    Pakistan - Last active: 3 days ago

    I am a freelance article writer, with a particular expertise in the field of biological sciences. I have several years experience in medical sciences and research. The beauty of being a science writer is that I never know what subject I am going to be working on my next project. I have had the privilege to learn and write about a wide range of areas.

    $34.00 /hr
    18 hours
    4.80
  9. Jessica D.

    Jessica D.

    Comprehensive Editing, Proofreading and Spinning Services

    United States - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 1

    My main focus is on editing. I have extensive experience in proofreading and editing for grammatical, syntax and spelling errors in written content and currently do so for a variety of clients. I have a firm grasp on rewriting articles in spin syntax, and have the ability to spin content either manually or through TBS software, depending on preference. Either way, I can assure it will be done with an outstanding degree of human readability. I also have experience in creating content based on web research within a rigid set of guidelines in SEO format for a high-profile client. Current projects include providing image moderation services for use in sponsored ad campaigns, as well as tagging objects within images with similar products in a variety of fashion-centric interactive web advertisements. Other noteworthy skills include a strong knowledge of AP guidelines within the context of titles. I have in-depth knowledge of: - Microsoft Word - Microsoft Excel - Adobe Photoshop - Adobe Lightroom - The Best Spinner Topics of expertise include photography, technology, graphic design, fiber crafts, and parenting.

    $14.44 /hr
    3,449 hours
    5.00