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Hire a technical writer today to write content for a variety of technical fields including aerospace, computer hardware, software and finance. Technical writers often create user guides, instruction manuals and professional reports, in addition to performing research on technical topics.

Technical writing is a form of precise communication seen in a variety of fields like finance, consumer electronics and software. It is the type of language seen in instruction manuals and professional reports. Technical writers are often familiar with a variety of industry-specific software, or may utilize a writing program like LaTeX to input mathematical equations and graphs into a report. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, hire a technical writer today to write reports, manuals, publications and other technical documents.

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  1. Zoe Z.

    Zoe Z.

    Big Data Analysis, Technical, Academic, and Web Content Writer

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

    My name is Zoe and I am a PhD student and freelance writer. I have experience in Big Data analysis, manipulation, and presentation, as well as writing technical training manuals, standard operating procedures, and software manuals. I am a fluent English speaker, born and raised between the U.S. and Canada. Some of my skills are listed below: • Strong research, organization, and planning skills • Ability to perform data management activities to ensure the generation of accurate, complete and consistent data • Proficient in writing contracts, proposals, training guides, end-user software/hardware manuals, operations manuals, guided curriculum, online help, tutorials, research papers, web content, articles, blogs, technical reports, newsletters, and brochures • Proficient in many computer applications including Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, SPSS Statistics, Microsoft Dynamics, SQL, SAS, C++, Sharepoint, Cisco WebX, Live Meeting, and IBM Rational Tools • Familiar with business process management tools, i.e. cause and effect diagrams • Experience working with six sigma tools. Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture. • Familiarity with Enterprise Architecture. • Experience in CRM analysis, development, implementation, and customization • Experience in assessing client needs, designing, developing, and implementing databases for clients. • Ability to create new databases by using the tool functions and other database administration tools, perform data integrity reviews such as analysis, evaluation, documentation, design and modeling, instantiation, control, maintenance, collaboration, disaster recovery, and data migration • Experience collaborating with experts in a variety of fields to develop quality academic programs and curriculum. • Experience collaborating with experts in a variety of fields to develop quality, publishable materials • Strong project management skills • Excellent verbal and written communication skills • Effective problem solving capabilities • Ability to interact with individuals from varying socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds • Background in healthcare information technology, statistics, finance, and management • Capable of building strong client relationships • Experience performing quality reviews and addressing any issues

    $38.89 /hr
    598 hours
  2. Shruti Chandra

    Shruti Chandra

    Content writer

    India - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 4

    For every article I write, my objective is to create an excellent piece of writing. With decade old experience in website content writing for businesses, SEO article writing and fiction writing, I can handle any type of content in English expertly. I have written product reviews, product descriptions, generic articles, articles on SEO and SMM etc. When I write an article, I first research the subject well, plan its structure, think about introducing newness by bringing in different perspectives and then use beautiful prose to bring the desired effect. The process does not change, but the style of writing changes according to the demands of the employer. In the end, an article needs to be informative, interesting, useful and engaging.

    $8.89 /hr
    1,619 hours
  3. Sergey K.

    Sergey K.

    SEO, SEM, Website Review. Trustworthy & Reliable Expert

    Russia - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 24 - Portfolio: 20

    Last 4 years I help website owners to reach Google/Yandex Top10 via optimizing website and building backlinks. I conduct a thorough analysis of website and competitors, prepare a detailed strategy and implement it or manage its implementation by buyers' team week by week. I'm able to work at a number of projects at once keeping an eye to every little detail. May Your Website Be a Rocket to Google Top10 Fueled with My Knowledge, Experience and Devotion!

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $13.44 /hr
    2,262 hours
  4. Korilynn S.

    Korilynn S.

    Freelance Writer/Author

    United States - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    I have been a freelance writer for over 10 years. I freelance write in areas including creative writing, sales, resume creation, web content, landing pages and blogs. I produce high-quality content that can be tailored to any customer's need. I have written for publications including USA Today and Type F.

    $22.22 /hr
    797 hours
  5. Parul S.

    Parul S.

    Requirement Analysis, UML, business analyst, wireframe, testing

    India - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 1

    In my career of 4 years as Analyst I have designed number of Wire frames for projects related to Entertainment, Education, Law, HealthCare, Travel, Hospitality, eCommerce websites and web applications. I have prepared UML diagrams, Use Cases and System Requirement Specification, Scope documents within given time frame with minimum iterations. I have worked on challenging requirements where with minimum details I have prepared scope document and wireframe. My core competency lies in visualizing features during discussions and pen them into documents. Would love to work in open sky. I have knowledge of Cucumber and Test Scenarios.

    $3.33 /hr
    2,558 hours
  6. Shomaila I.

    Shomaila I.

    Health & Fitness Writer, Medical Writer, First Aid & Physio Writer

    Sri Lanka - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 7 - Portfolio: 3

    I am a medical student with credible work experience in the Health and Fitness department. My expertise and interest lie in the following categories of writing: 1. Medical Writing: Diseases, Body/Skin Ailments, Remedies, Natural or Pharmaceutical Medicines, Bodily Functions, Hormonal Dysfunctions, Cognitive Diseases, Heart Problems, Menopause, Pregnancy/Childbirth 2. First Aid/CPR 3. Physical Therapy and Sports Injury Management 4. Health, Fitness and Beauty: Weight Loss, Healthy Lifestyle, Healthy Food, Diet Plans, Maintaining Food Groups, Male Sexual Health, Female Sexual Health, Menopause, Natural/Cosmetic Skin & Hair Remedies, Exercise, Makeup Reviews 5. Exercise: Full Body Exercise, Exclusive Body-Part Exercises, Muscle Toning/Strengthening Exercises, Exercise Equipment, Martial Arts Training 6. Mental and Psychological Health: Mental Relaxation Techniques, Medical Treatments, Injuries, Illnesses, Psychological Problems 7. Spiritual Wellness & Exercise/Training: Martial Arts Training, Basic Yoga Techniques, Complex Yoga Techniques, Meditation, Balancing Chakras, Reiki, Holistic Health 8. Product Description and User Guides 9. Home Maintenance: Roofing, Pest Control, Installation etc. 10. SEO/Keyword Research 11. Ebook Writing I have a massive availability and can handle large orders. Articles provided will be interesting, informative and unique. I can be quirky and chatty in my articles, if the client prefers this tone of writing. I can write academic content and I can write magazine style content. All in all, I possess the right amount of professionalism, competency and versatility to be a first-class writing expert. Let's try to create a mutually beneficial, win-win relationship and progress at an efficient frequency.

    $16.67 /hr
    642 hours
  7. Sanje Witter

    Sanje Witter

    B.A. in Journalism, Media Studies and Mass Communication

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

    In the last five years, I have written and edited numerous articles on all topics. I have experience in Internet research, and I know how to find reputable sources. With my experience and research skills, my writing is not limited. I enjoy writing on a wide range of topics, and nothing is off limits. I am familiar with SEO and can put together content to get your website noticed. Other writing projects I have completed include blog posts, product descriptions, buying guides, and short articles. I also have extensive experience in managing a small team that works together to get a large project done. I am a highly motivated worker who is committed to meeting deadlines and exceeding client expectations. I am always looking for short- and long-term projects and am always up for the challenge of learning something new.

    $8.89 /hr
    2,345 hours
  8. Asif Imtiaz

    Asif Imtiaz

    Financial Writer - Forex & Equity

    Bangladesh - Last active: 17 hours ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 8

    After earning my degree in International Business from Swinburne University of Technology, Australia; I worked full time as a Business Development Executive for an ISO 9001-2008 Certified Management Consulting firm where my responsibilities included preparing expression of interests (EOIs) and writing technical/financial proposals for multi-million dollar development projects. As a freelance writer, I have written hundreds of financial analysis, reports, and articles. I have covered varied subjects on stocks (equities), Forex, binary options, and cryptocurrencies over the years for syndicated publications and blogs including reviews, market commentary, and periodic analysis. My work have been featured on top financial publications including SeekingAlpha, The Motley Fool Network, and numerous other portals. As an avid follower of GTD time management and Zen work principles, I always thrive to know how much workload I can handle and never accept any assignment unless I can schedule and manage my time to deliver the project, on time. I am looking for opportunities to render my expertise as a writer or any other business services. Looking forward to working with you soon!

    $33.33 /hr
    1,542 hours


    Professional Writer, Unique Content Creator, SEO, Academic Writer

    Bangladesh - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 14

    I'm passionate about Writing. My turnaround time is fast and the work I deliver is always professionally written. My content is guaranteed to be 100% unique. It is my constant goal to work with my clients to ensure they receive the results they are looking for. I am dedicated to providing my clients with well-written, informative and engaging content. Please take a look of my published work... My experience within the industry and passion for my work gives me the ability to deliver superior results and consistently exceed my client's expectations. Put your trust in me and I will deliver. I provide high quality content for websites and blogs. My focus is always on above average customer service, fast turnaround times and working with my clients to achieve superior results. I have enjoyed writing all my life, and I made it my profession several years back. I believe that my passion for my work gives me the ability to go above and beyond to provide exceptional results.

    $7.78 /hr
    3,114 hours
  10. Md amirul I.

    Md amirul I.

    Expert Writer with WordPress and SEO experience

    Bangladesh - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 22 - Portfolio: 9

    You can find good content anywhere. However, not all ‘good content’ actually help you achieve the results that you want for your internet campaign, website or business. For that, you need high quality and relevant content. If you are looking for someone to deliver the kind of high quality content that you are looking for, you came to the right person. As a professional writer, I will let my 10-year experience speak for itself. I am an author of ezinearticles and have also written many articles for various websites. My dedication and commitment to all my writing projects shows in how all articles are well-researched, in-depth, informative and SEO-friendly. Perfect English, particularly in grammar and vocabulary, is something that my clients have always expected from me, and you can rest assured that I will deliver on all counts. I have also worked on eBook production, with the ability to deliver up to 10,500 words daily. Give me the topic, and you can even add important points to be discussed, and I will turn in an eBook that you will be highly satisfied with. I’m not averse to performing in-depth market research, or any other type of research, for that matter, as long as they will help in the creation of the best content for my clients. Aside from article and eBook writing, you can also count on me to perform rewriting and spinning. I am a prolific worker, able to spin articles on a daily basis. In every writing task that I do, I am naturally adept at keeping things witty, light and interesting, but without sacrificing professionalism. All content I turn out are guaranteed to be original, 100% unique and free from plagiarism. I make use of various tools to confirm perfect keyword density and absence of plagiarism. Best of all, I will deliver the content in a timely manner, so as to keep with deadlines and strict timetables. I prefer cultivating long-term working relationships with clients, since I believe that a strong and solid rapport – one built on trust and respect – is one of the elements of coming up with high quality and excellent content. While it is true that there are many professional article writing services out there, wouldn’t you feel more at ease working with someone who actually enjoys writing and won’t even charge you excessively for it?

    $10.00 /hr
    466 hours