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  1. Swen E.

    Swen E.

    SEO, Webseiten, Artikel, Spins und mehr!

    Philippines - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 3

    Vielleicht haben Sie keine Lust mehr auf unzählige Freelancer und/oder Agenturen, die Ihnen das „Blaue vom Himmel“ versprechen und dann keineswegs die erwarteten und versprochenen Ergebnisse erzielen. Möglicherweise sind Sie auch überrascht über die hohen Preise von einigen Anbietern, insbesondere im Bereich Webseitenerstellung und Suchmaschinenoptimierung. Ich bin keine Agentur und ich verspreche Ihnen auch keine Wunder. Was ich Ihnen aber versprechen kann, ist, dass Sie von mir eine saubere und seriöse Dienstleistung erhalten. Über 15 Jahre Erfahrung im World Wide Web, unzählige erfolgreich abgeschlossene Projekte und etliche Stammkunden beweisen, dass ich das liefere, was besprochen wurde: zu einem Preis, den auch Sie sich leisten können. Kontaktieren Sie mich, wenn Sie folgende Projekte erfolgreich abschließen wollen: • Webseitenerstellung und/oder Optimierung • Suchmaschinenoptimierung für Ihre Webseite on- und off-page • hochwertige Texte zu sämtlichen Themen • Übersetzungen • Artikel-Spins • Backlinks für Ihre Webseite „Wer einen deutschsprachigen Freelancer sucht, der sollte sein Projekt auch in deutscher Sprache posten.“

    $35.00 /hr
    51 hours
    4.99
  2. Scott M. Thomas, Esq.

    Scott M. Thomas, Esq.

    Startup and Trademark Attorney in New York City

    United States - Last active: 07/25/2014 - Tests: 1

    My name is Scott Thomas and I'm a licensed Attorney in New York City. I work at Thomas Law Firm PLLC, a boutique law firm that represents startup companies, small businesses and entrepreneurs. Clients in the NYC area are welcome to visit my office in Downtown Manhattan. I also consult via Skype, email, and phone. Please contact me for a free consultation. BUSINESS LAW / CORPORATE LAW / STARTUP LAW Formation of Corporations and LLCs Contracts Founders Agreements Operating Agreements Sharholder Agreements Independent Contractor Agreements Licensing Agreements INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Trademark Registration Copyright Registration Non-disclosure Agreements (NDAs) Work for Hire Agreements Non-compete Agreements Programmer and App Development Agreements Drafting and Responding to Cease and Desist Letters INTERNET / ECOMMERCE / TECHNOLOGY LAW Website Terms of Use Website Disclaimers Privacy Policy DMCA 512 Takedown notices Registrar Disputes Domain Name Disputes LIMITED SCOPE LEGAL SERVICES Legal Document Drafting Legal Document Review Contract Drafting Contract Review Legal Research Attorney Appearances in New York

    $195.00 /hr
    24 hours
    5.00
  3. Hristo Ognyanov Velikov

    Hristo Ognyanov Velikov

    Translator, Interpreter and Proofreader

    Spain - Last active: 11/16/2014 - Tests: 11 - Portfolio: 3

    I have a Bachelor Degree in Translation and Interpreting, issued by the Complutense University of Madrid, where I majored Specialized Translation. I am fluent in Bulgarian, Spanish and English. The other two languages I can communicate in are German and Russian. My main areas of expertise are technical and commercial translation, simultaneous and consecutive interpreting, legal translation, drafting and proofreading, economic and financial translation, creative writing and translation of websites. I am looking forward to keep improving my skills, build a solid professional background as freelance translator and help my clients achieve their goals. If you need a quick and accurate translation into one of the aforementioned languages, you have arrived to the right place. Please feel free to connect with me on LinkedIn® in order to schedule an appointment, discuss a translation project or request a quote. I am a highly motivated, hard-working, organized, meticulous and resourceful translator. Some of my best traits are responsibility, reliability, perseverance and dedication to what I do. My three language pairs are Bulgarian - Spanish, English - Bulgarian, Spanish - English and vice versa. I can manage time, resources and tasks carefully, keep good communication with clients and provide true and accurate translations in a timely manner. Some of the areas I have specialized myself are: - Legal, financial, technical and commercial translation - Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting - Editing and proofreading My translation services include: - Legal and Administrative translation - Economic and business translation - Technical and commercial translation - Simultaneous and consecutive interpreting - Transcription and subtitling - Transcreation - Proofreading - Creative writing I always strive to provide the best service to my clients and help them achieve their goals. If you want to hire me or if you are just interested in what I do and how can I help you with a particular project, feel free to send me a message and I will be happy to reply or even schedule a call or a meeting. I look forward to it. You could have a look at my LinkedIn profile for further information regarding my experience, education, interests and achievements. Just open the following link: es.linkedin.com/in/hristoognyanovvelikov/ Thank you in advance for your interest and for taking the time to read this service description to the end. I appreciate it. Have a great day!

    $16.00 /hr
    332 hours
    5.00
  4. Patricia M. A.

    Patricia M. A.

    Legal Researcher, Paralegal, Legal Assistant, Administrative Support

    Philippines - Last active: 11/11/2014 - Tests: 5

    Having work experience for a year in Legal Research and 3 years in Administrative Support such as preparing drafts/ correspondence, receiving calls, transmitting documents to other offices and scheduling appointments, I am well-equipped with the skills needed to provide you with satisfactory legal services. Moreover, I am proficient in computer applications as I have completed a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering. I am expanding my horizon through work opportunities that would enhance my skills through paralegal, legal documentation and other legal-related jobs.

    $5.56 /hr
    351 hours
    4.47
  5. Tanya N.

    Tanya N.

    Reliable Business and Real Estate Attorney

    United States - Last active: 08/27/2014 - Tests: 1

    Aggressive, experienced attorney whose focus is the protection of your business. I am strategic, practical, and competent. With over 11 years of legal training and skill in leading, training, teaching, and consulting, I am adept at effectively designing solutions for my clients. I am very well-versed in contract drafting and lease review and negotiation. My work includes projects for various Fortune 500 companies.

    $100.00 /hr
    199 hours
    5.00
  6. Pirunrak S.

    Pirunrak S.

    English-Thai Translator, Researcher

    Thailand - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 3

    I believe that the key to success is to work with dedication and I am ready to work with full dedication to offer a high quality and timely work for you. I graduated with a law degree from Thammasat University in Thailand and I'm now studying for the bar exam. I have experience in researching, content writing, translating English to Thai and Thai to English. Thai is my native language and I'm fluent in English. I'm looking forward to take on new challenges and help you with your work! Best Regards, Pirunrak S.

    $11.11 /hr
    13 hours
    5.00
  7. Stephanie Sklar

    Stephanie Sklar

    Published writer and seasoned admin assistant

    United States - Last active: 2 months ago

    Writing experience: "Mother Stands for Comfort": A memoir on my beloved and belated mom that was published on Ovarian Cancer National Alliance's website the Mother's Day before last Was a freelance writer for the global online news content farm, Allvoices, for 3 years, in which I researched, wrote, typed, and edited articles and marketed them through Facebook and Twitter Was a long-term temp/office manager at the executive offices of General Services Administration in The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, where I typed, edited, and finalized all outgoing correspondence for the acting director for nearly 4 years Administrative Skills: Was a long-term temp/office manager at the executive offices of General Services Administration in The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, where I provided administrative and secretarial support to the director, acting director, and staff members and screened all visitors and telephone calls

    $5.00 /hr
    79 hours
    4.56