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  1. Amelyn Labrador

    Amelyn Labrador Agency Contractor

    Multi Tasking/Researcher/Data Entry/Data Mining/Video & Audio Editing

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - 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. Lisa S.

    Lisa S.

    Copywriting, editing, proofreading

    South Africa - Last active: 21 hours ago - 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
    2,844 hours
    4.88
  3. Megan Freed

    Megan Freed

    Experienced Freelance Writer and Researcher with Data Entry Skills

    United States - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 4

    I have been writing articles for websites and blogs off and on for several years. I am a fast learner, a hard worker, and self-motivated. Everything I write is 100% original and will pass Copyscape with flying colors. I also do data entry work which has included performing a large amount of research and then entering information into spreadsheets and other documents. I am familiar with Excel and Google Docs. Whether I am writing an article or doing data entry tasks, I work quickly without sacrificing quality and ensuring my clients' utmost satisfaction.

    $13.33 /hr
    1,634 hours
    5.00
  4. Daniel Bengtsson

    Daniel Bengtsson

    Seeking new opportunities

    Sweden - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 2

    Dedicated and results driven with work experience from several countries and industries, seeking opportunities related to writing, translation, editing and web research. Skillful writer, attentive to details. Technically proficient and time efficient. Previous experience of contributing reviews, interviews/features, news stories and biographies to different medias. Launching and maintaining the online presence for a couple of organisations and artists on the Internet.

    $22.00 /hr
    1,771 hours
    5.00
  5. Sarah K.

    Sarah K.

    Experienced Researcher / Data Entry /Transcription/Quality Control

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4

    Over the last 9 years, I've completed several long-term web research jobs which included the development of a database of upper management contacts. I have been doing data entry for 8 years. I have 5 years of experience in both long and short transcriptions. I adapt quickly to the various guidelines for each project I am on. Most recently, I have been in charge of a team of 6-9 transcribers. I review their work and send back any corrections that need to be made. I also have extensive experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google Docs, and Open Office. I have some experience with Microsoft PowerPoint.

    $16.67 /hr
    2,985 hours
    5.00
  6. Patrice M.

    Patrice M. Agency Contractor

    Editor / Proofreader + Technical Writer

    Colombia - Last active: 21 hours ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

    Writing, editing, and proofreading services, brought to you by a professional with over 15 years of business and IT experience. My goal is to provide great quality at reasonable rates to improve and enhance your original content. A U.S. native, I am fluent in English, with a Bachelor’s degree in English focused on writing and editing. An expatriate currently living in South America, I am also fluent in Spanish.

    Associated with: Otsego Editorial

    $15.00 /hr
    4,021 hours
    5.00
  7. Vanessa W.

    Vanessa W.

    Administrative assistant; Proofreader

    United States - Last active: 11/30/2014 - Tests: 12

    Over the past 20 years, I have worked in office assistant/managerial roles that demanded accuracy, ability to multitask to ensure timely and quality product, and paying close attention to detail. I am offering highly accurate and efficient performance whilst responding to the needs and requirements of any buyer thus providing a sense of accomplishment for both of us once goals have been met.

    $11.11 /hr
    1,349 hours
    5.00
  8. Joshua Fairfield

    Joshua Fairfield

    Writer and Editor with a Web Design Focus

    United States - Last active: 10/24/2014 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 3

    Since graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts in English, I have established my own business that helps companies leverage the power of SEO, SEM, and emerging technologies through the creation and curating of value-added content. In simpler, less inflated terms: I am a writer and designer who has learned how to write and design for the web. I love writing website content, email marketing campaigns, blog articles, press releases, journalistic pieces and everything in-between. I'm delving deeper and deeper into developing websites and creating complete marketing campaigns. I'm excited about where the future might take me. Contact me today so we can start working on a better future together.

    $30.00 /hr
    1,761 hours
    4.96
  9. Tiffany Grace Reyes

    Tiffany Grace Reyes Agency Contractor

    Advertising, Marketing, Research, Copywriting and Editing

    Philippines - Last active: 21 hours 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
    2,557 hours
    4.89