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  1. Remedios Geraldine "Mimi" Castillo

    Remedios Geraldine "Mimi" Castillo

    Reliable Quality Transcription at Reasonable Rates

    Philippines - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    I love what I do, and I am good at it. Fluent in written and spoken English, I transcribe with a passion for quality and learning. Excellent customer service is a top priority. I take pride in having strong communication skills, a good work ethic, and a strong desire to produce the best possible outcome for every project I work on. I am enjoying my golden season, a second blossoming, so to speak: a time to draw from the lessons learned and the wisdom of the years; a time to turn to the creativity and the gifts I have often overlooked; and a time to stand back, think, and to gratefully appreciate everything I have been blessed with. I take pleasure in a life of simplicity with emphasis on faith, family, and friendships. Working from home is the most ideal lifestyle for me because I love being able to fit my work around my schedule; and, most importantly, I am home most of the time for the special needs of a loved one Transcribing and editing is a matter of personal style, and I recognize that variations in style will always exist. But there are some important guidelines to employ to produce a clean read. I don't just transcribe and type the words. I care about the finished product; therefore, I do my best to make the document as readable and accurate as possible. A good quality transcript begins with a good quality recording. It gives me great pleasure to be able to produce a good quality transcript. I make every effort to hear and understand what is said so as to eliminate as many indiscernible words as possible; but there will be times when I will not be able to do so especially with difficult audio which means background noise, speakers talking over each other, and muffled recordings. To avoid creative transcription or "guessing," those words and phrases will be clearly marked, highlighted, and time stamped for easy editing. If the project calls for a verbatim transcription, every word spoken including the speech disfluencies will be captured. Nonverbal communication such as pauses, laughter, sighing, crying will also be identified. If the project calls for a clean transcript, speech disfluencies such as stutters, verbal ticks, repetitive phrasing, false starts, minimal responses, etc. will be edited out. While minor grammatical edits will be done, I will remain as close to the spoken material as possible. Since the spoken word is more dynamic and immediate, it tends to be less precise. It may contain non-fluency features due to it being spontaneous. When people are speaking, they sometimes start and stop a lot of their sentences while they are trying to think of the best way to say something. Unless verbatim, only incomplete sentences that may add meaning to the transcription in some way will be included. Ellipsis points will be used to indicate interrupted speech, false starts and when a sentence trails off or when a speaker changes thought in mid-sentence; and dashes will be used for added emphasis or to stress a point. Good transcriptionists are able to adapt to different clients' preferences. So should you have any other specifications, please let me know.

    $45.00 /hr
    66 hours
    4.99
  2. Bill Wilcox

    Bill Wilcox

    General Transcription

    United States - Last active: 6 months ago - Tests: 4

    I am a freelance transcriptionist, and I've been working primarily for Babbletype (a company that contacted me through oDesk) since late 2011. My combination of wide-ranging interests and fluency in both written and spoken English have provided me with a natural talent for general transcription. I am a voracious learner and a dedicated researcher, and I am powerfully committed to the quality of my product as a matter of both conscience and pride. With a typing speed of over 60 wpm, I can reliably transcribe ten to twenty audio minutes per hour, depending on the quality of the audio. My highest educational achievement is the biotech certificate I earned from a community college.

    $5.56 /hr
    0 hours
    5.00
  3. Yasir A.

    Yasir A.

    Transcription - Professional, Accurate & Fast

    Pakistan - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    Passionate about the work I do, I aim at providing an excellent service to my clients by employing variety of skill sets; from Word processing to Audio Editing. By paying close attention to detail, I am aim at providing a polished product, on a consistent basis. I personally handle all assignments and treat them with up-most integrity. Guaranteed confidentiality and non-disclosure of all work content.

    $16.67 /hr
    141 hours
    4.95
  4. Rajan Franklin

    Rajan Franklin

    Transcription & Data Entry Professional

    India - Last active: 01/01/2012 - Tests: 13 - Portfolio: 2

    Work Hard, be Punctual, Efficient and result oriented. Give your best and bring value to the money that is offered. I am very good in Documentation, Transcription, Data Entry, Web Research, Power point Presentation works. I am a quick learner and can certainly provide you error free, accurate work of superior quality crisply tailored to your specifications and requirements at a very fast pace. Give me a chance and I will prove my worth.

    $3.33 /hr
    136 hours
    4.75
  5. Diane Alailima

    Diane Alailima

    Voice Talent, Transcription & Typing

    United States - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 5

    Previous experience in voice over work for phone greeting systems, meditations, and help and information recordings. My voice is native North American, neutral accent, with a calming tone. Other work experience: court and insurance claims transcriptions, legal secretarial and word processing, data entry. Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook.

    $16.67 /hr
    77 hours
    5.00
  6. Bronwyn M.

    Bronwyn M.

    Writer and Designer with a creative flair.

    South Africa - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 54

    From Poetry & Lyrics portraying Emotion to Stories from Beyond. Articles, Blogs, Reviews well structured and researched with timely delivery. As we grow older we realize that it is not all about what you have accumulated or where you find yourself, your status or your wealth. The truth be told to be alive is all about the experience, the challenges, opening that new door, living to your full potential! What makes each of us unique, is our creativity, how we perceive people and our surroundings! I have a passion for writing, a deep love for reading and a burning sensation to learn. I have worked in the advertising market for more than 10 years and I am proficient in using MS Word and Corel Draw. I have been writing for 20 years and love it still. I have published 5 poems in different anthologies from 2004 to 2011, through the Poetry Institute. I have also won third place in a lyrics writing contest.

    $20.00 /hr
    110 hours
    4.94
  7. Billel H.

    Billel H.

    Master's Degree in Computer Science

    Algeria - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 18 - Portfolio: 2

    An outline of my skills and experiences will show what I have to offer, I am professional in: -Web Development : html5, xhtml, CSS, PHP, JavaScript , jQuery, Resposnive Web Design, SEO, xml, ASP.NET using C# and VB -Integrated development environment (IDE): Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Netbeans, Eclipse, Adobe Dreamweaver CS6. -Database: SQL, SQL server 2008R2, MySQL, Oracle Database, PostgreSQL and Data warehouse. -Programming language: C# ,java , python, Visual Basic, C++. -Office Suite: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Outlook), SharePoint. -Design and Multimedia: Adobe Creative Suite CS6 (Photoshop and Acrobat X Pro). -Operating System: Windows(XP, Vista, 7,8), Linux(Ubuntu, Red Hat), IOS. -Networking: Open Systems Interconnection (OSI) model, Internet protocol suite (TCP/IP) model, LAN, VLAN, WAN, DNS, DHCP, switch, Access point and Router Configuration. -Modeling language : Unified Modeling Language (UML) and Merise. -Architecture and Mechanical engineering: Technical drawing, Architectural drawing. -Management: Human Resource management. -languages: English, French and Arabic. I am at your disposal to DO THE BEST.

    $25.00 /hr
    82 hours
    4.79
  8. Cindey McGuire

    Cindey McGuire

    Business Solutions Specialist

    United States - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 3

    My work experience/expertise is diverse and varies from a variety of industries. I am an expert in customer service, virtual assistance, verbal and written communication, transcription, social media marketing, SEO, Excel, Word, Power Point and all other new software systems. I am self-employed and can complete work with any deadline. I have created and written brochures and policy handbooks, and daily correspondence. I am self-motivated, detail-oriented and possess excellent organization skills. I am both personable and professional. I have excellent time management and multitasking skills, and am an excellent problem solver. I can handle difficult situations with diplomacy and tact. I have strong research and data entry skills. I use many CRM software programs and have worked with many startup companies, streamlining the daily business operations. I will manage all of your business fundamentals with expertise, enthusiasm and dedication.

    $20.00 /hr
    10 hours
    5.00
  9. Lou Nilreb Dizon

    Lou Nilreb Dizon

    System Administrator /IT Support (HW, SW and Network) / Programmer

    Philippines - Last active: 5 days ago - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    Over the years I have been an IT enthusiast. I have developed a wide range of programs and configured applications to maximize their efficiency for personal and business use. I continuously seek for new challenges to gain knowledge and to stay in trend with technology. My goal is not to meet but rather to exceed my client's expectations.

    $5.56 /hr
    552 hours
    5.00
  10. Sergio B.

    Sergio B.

    Translator, editor, proofreader and writer

    Argentina - Last active: 14 hours ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 39

    Native Spanish-Speaking Translator from Spain, currently based in Buenos Aires. I am committed to my work by providing professional translation and writting services to my clients. If you select me as your Spanish translator, you will benefit from my experience in hundreds of translation projects for the last five years, and also from my commitment to improve my knowledge and skills. *Language Pairs English - Spanish / Catalan French - Spanish / Catalan Italian - Spanish / Catalan Portuguese - Spanish / Catalan *I provide writing and proofreading services in Spanish and Catalan. *Main Areas of Work WEBSITES, SOCIAL SCIENCE, IT, TOURISM, TECHNICAL TOPICS, ACADEMICAL ARTICLES, HAND BOOKS, USER GUIDES, LITERATURE *Education: Degree in Socio-Cultural Anthropology and History, University of Barcelona, 2007-1012. Collaborating in the department of Sociology at Nanterre University (Paris X), 2011-2012. Senior Technician in Telecommunications and Computer Systems, Studi

    $20.00 /hr
    65 hours
    4.87