Martin L.
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Martin L.

Grammar Wiz | Proficient, Reliable Proofreader

$25.00/hr

Pasay City, Philippines


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Thank you for visiting my profile page! ☺ I offer dependable, ... morefirst-rate services to clients who need an English aficionado and/or a word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job that can provide a challenging opportunity for me to contribute to the progress of the client for whom I will be working. I am driven to succeed, with a passion for learning new skills and applying those I already have to help both myself and my clients achieve success. S K I L L S I have an excellent command of written English (both American and British). A stickler for proper grammar, I can thoroughly proofread a variety of written works: academic papers, technical and legal documents, website content, essays, short stories, and novels. I write with clarity, coherence, and conciseness. I am also a fervent reader. My skills include: ✎ A solid grasp of English grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure ✎ Familiarity with various editorial styles and citation formats, including Oxford, Associated Press, Chicago, APA, MLA, and Harvard ✎ Analytic problem solving ✎ A functional knowledge of manuscript formatting for CreateSpace ✎ Top-notch content and spintax writing ✎ Accurate transcription ✎ Accurate English-to-Tagalog and Tagalog-to-English translation ✎ An average typing speed of 65 wpm ✎ The ability to learn new skills quickly ✎ The ability to work as a member of a team ✎ The ability to work independently with little or no supervision W O R K E X P E R I E N C E In 2010, I worked as a customer service representative and was one of the top performers in my team, garnering a 5/5 score in customer surveys throughout my four-month stint. For more than four years now, I have been making use of my gilt-edged editing and writing skills as a freelance line editor, proofreader, and website content creator. I have also done data entry, translation (Tagalog to English and vice versa), and transcription work. less

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Thank you for visiting my profile page! ☺ I offer dependable, first-rate services to clients who need an English aficionado and/or a word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job that can provide a challenging opportunity for me to contribute to the progress of the client for whom I will be working. I am driven to succeed, with a passion for learning new skills and applying those I already have to help both myself and my clients achieve success. S K I L L S I have an excellent command of written English (both American ... moreand British). A stickler for proper grammar, I can thoroughly proofread a variety of written works: academic papers, technical and legal documents, website content, essays, short stories, and novels. I write with clarity, coherence, and conciseness. I am also a fervent reader. My skills include: ✎ A solid grasp of English grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure ✎ Familiarity with various editorial styles and citation formats, including Oxford, Associated Press, Chicago, APA, MLA, and Harvard ✎ Analytic problem solving ✎ A functional knowledge of manuscript formatting for CreateSpace ✎ Top-notch content and spintax writing ✎ Accurate transcription ✎ Accurate English-to-Tagalog and Tagalog-to-English translation ✎ An average typing speed of 65 wpm ✎ The ability to learn new skills quickly ✎ The ability to work as a member of a team ✎ The ability to work independently with little or no supervision W O R K E X P E R I E N C E In 2010, I worked as a customer service representative and was one of the top performers in my team, garnering a 5/5 score in customer surveys throughout my four-month stint. For more than four years now, I have been making use of my gilt-edged editing and writing skills as a freelance line editor, proofreader, and website content creator. I have also done data entry, translation (Tagalog to English and vice versa), and transcription work. less

Martin L.
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Martin L.

$25.00 /hr

Grammar Wiz | Proficient, Reliable Proofreader

Pasay City, Philippines

Overview

Thank you for visiting my profile page! ☺ I offer dependable, first-rate services to clients who need an English aficionado and/or a word-processing expert. O B J E C T I V E My primary objective is to land a job that can provide a challenging opportunity for me to contribute to the progress of the client for whom I will be working. I am driven to succeed, with a passion for learning new skills and applying those I already have to help both ... moremyself and my clients achieve success. S K I L L S I have an excellent command of written English (both American and British). A stickler for proper grammar, I can thoroughly proofread a variety of written works: academic papers, technical and legal documents, website content, essays, short stories, and novels. I write with clarity, coherence, and conciseness. I am also a fervent reader. My skills include: ✎ A solid grasp of English grammar, punctuation, spelling, word usage, and sentence structure ✎ Familiarity with various editorial styles and citation formats, including Oxford, Associated Press, Chicago, APA, MLA, and Harvard ✎ Analytic problem solving ✎ A functional knowledge of manuscript formatting for CreateSpace ✎ Top-notch content and spintax writing ✎ Accurate transcription ✎ Accurate English-to-Tagalog and Tagalog-to-English translation ✎ An average typing speed of 65 wpm ✎ The ability to learn new skills quickly ✎ The ability to work as a member of a team ✎ The ability to work independently with little or no supervision W O R K E X P E R I E N C E In 2010, I worked as a customer service representative and was one of the top performers in my team, garnering a 5/5 score in customer surveys throughout my four-month stint. For more than four years now, I have been making use of my gilt-edged editing and writing skills as a freelance line editor, proofreader, and website content creator. I have also done data entry, translation (Tagalog to English and vice versa), and transcription work. less

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Work History and Feedback

  • WakeUpHappier.com Proofreading

    Jun 2015 - Present
    Job in progress

    9 hours

    $16.50 / hr
    $161.25 earned

  • Reviewing my blogs and checking for grammar, wording etc

    Jan 2016 - Feb 2016
    No feedback given

    0 hour

    $13.50 / hr
    $4.50 earned

  • Proof read 20000 word document

    Aug 2015
    5.00
    Martin was fast and effective. Very good at what he does and very reliable to deal with. I'm a happy client : )
    $140.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Google translated english -- Proper english

    Apr 2015
    4.40

    4 hours

    $18.00 / hr
    $66.00 earned

  • Formatting a 150 page book for Createspace

    Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
    5.00
    Martin always goes above and beyond with my projects. I always use him for formatting needs. Highly recommend his services!
    $45.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofediting articles

    Mar 2015 - Apr 2015
    5.00
    As usual, Martin is my favorite editor!! Great Job!!
    $52.50 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Proofediting the article and some restructuring if necessary

    Mar 2015
    5.00
    Thank you very much, Martin is very communicative, a great person, very good editing skill !! Definitely will hire him again in the future
    $10.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Formatting a 150 page book for Createspace

    Jan 2015 - Feb 2015
    5.00
    Martin did a PHENOMENAL JOB! Will hire him again for my future book projects. Great Job!
    $55.00 earned
    Fixed Price

  • Need a Native English Speaker to give English test for me !

    Dec 2014
    5.00
    He is an excellent contractor. Highly recommended.

    1 hour

    $17.50 / hr
    $17.50 earned

  • English Language Expert

    Oct 2014 - Dec 2014
    5.00
    good communicator

    5 hours

    $15.00 / hr
    $75.00 earned

  • Proofreading a book for dentist

    Oct 2014
    5.00
    It was very easy to work with Martin and the job was done to perfection. Proofreading of a book (200 pages). We will choose him again if he accepts!
    $160.00 earned
    Fixed Price

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Tests

NameScore (out of 5)Time to Complete
U.S. English Basic Skills Test5.001st Place!11 mins
UK English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)5.001st Place!18 mins
UK English Basic Skills Test5.001st Place!14 mins
English Spelling Test (UK Version)5.001st Place!11 mins
U.S. English Sentence Structure Test (For Writing Professionals)5.001st Place!28 mins
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)5.001st Place!7 mins
Mechanical IQ Test4.10Top 10%39 mins
Data Interpretation Test4.40Top 10%40 mins
Email Etiquette Certification4.85Top 10%16 mins
UK English Oxford Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)3.50Top 10%32 mins
UK English Proofreading Skills Test (Oxford Guide to Style)3.75Top 10%37 mins
UK English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)4.10Top 10%32 mins
U.S. English Proofreading Skills Test (Chicago)4.00Top 10%36 mins
Data Sufficiency Test3.00Top 20%33 mins
English Vocabulary Test (UK Version)4.90Top 10%15 mins
Call Center Skills Test4.60Top 10%14 mins
U.S. English Punctuation and Mechanics Test4.40Top 10%36 mins
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)4.25Top 10%33 mins
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)4.60Top 10%36 mins
U.S. Academic Writing Test4.10Top 30%27 mins
U.S. Word Usage Test4.50Top 10%19 mins
English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)4.90Top 10%20 mins
Networking Concepts Test4.10Top 20%35 mins
Office Skills Test4.00Top 30%30 mins
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