As a motivated writer, editor and content creator, I provide professional and polished content that reflects your brand and image. With extensive professional writing experience, I can easily adapt the right tone, style and voice to capture the attention and engage the audience you wish to reach. If you're looking to elevate your business communications, refresh and revitalize your content as well as engage and appeal to multiple audiences for increased connections, you've found the right person for the job. Whether its website copy, press releases, social media profiles, in-depth articles or blogs, I can give your content the edge to drive traffic and reveal your authority in your respective industry. For more in-depth look at my samples, please view my site at https://www.clippings.me/sburleigh Over the years, I have worked with small organizations and Fortune 500 companies. I have been fortunate in providing strong content that is also valuable, unique, authoritative, and most importantly, share-worthy for a wide array of industries including: cloud-based technologies dental chiropractics energy employment law real estate software-as-a-service applications project management medical (pediatricians, plastic surgeons) health telecommunications plumbing, electrical divorce mediation Overall, my job is to increase your visibility online with high-profile, quality content your potential clients will find useful and engaging.
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As a detail-oriented editor with formal training in editing from the University of Chicago Graham School, I am seeking opportunities to edit and proofread all kinds of content, including web content, marketing copy, book manuscripts, academic journals, articles, and grant proposals. While I have experience in writing, I find that I am most productive in an editing role, and I naturally enjoy this work. In addition to my training in the Chicago Manual of Style, I am familiar with AP style and can adapt to any particular house style guidelines. My editing experience includes academic, technical, and online marketing copy. I have edited grant narratives to be presented to the U.S. Department of Education in STEM areas (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics), in addition to collaborating in research on nonprofit grants for the U.S. Department of Justice. As a copy editor for several online-focused content companies, I have edited articles and materials for consistency of style and adherence to SEO strategies. These experiences have involved close collaboration with freelance writers, providing feedback and coaching writers on areas of improvement. In addition to editing monolingual documents, I have edited and proofread English-Spanish translations. For more than seven years, I have worked as a Spanish interpreter and translation proofreader. I have also received training in Trados 2011 and have used this software for translation and editing.
Over the last 9 years, I have written: ad, website, brochure, and event copy for start-ups, nonprofits, and small businesses; how-to articles, interviews, and local interest stories; fiction and nonfiction for book compilations and websites; book jacket copy and bios. I have edited copy for start-up companies, nonprofits, and small businesses; and both fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. My core competencies lie in writing copy for advertising campaigns, website development projects, and editing content. I am seeking opportunities to write copy and content. I also have some experience in the following areas: InDesign, Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, QuickBooks, Wordpress.
James W. Steury is a freelance writer who enjoys keyboard shortcuts, good pens, tea, and cranking out 2,000 words a day. When he’s not pounding away on his mechanical keyboard he’s usually walking around town searching for inspiration or at the library wishing it had a more extensive science fiction collection. His life goals include deadlifting twice his body weight, owning the complete twenty volume Oxford English Dictionary, and writing more than Didymus Chalcenterus. He prefers cats over dogs, Star Trek over Star Wars, and the company of his wife over all else.
I am an efficient and accurate proofreader, copyeditor, and editor, and my writing is concise but very readable. My specialties are thorough proofreading and a passion for crafting written work into a polished final product. The oDesk tests I have taken witness to the fact that my English grammar, usage, editing, and proofreading skills are outstanding. I am competent to assure conformity to the Chicago Manual of Style, the Associated Press (AP) Stylebook, and APA Style. My copyediting and proofreading record includes print books published by the Cambridge University Press and the Dordt College Press, training materials for Nike and YPO-WPO, and e-books, journal articles, technical reports, manuals, short stories, essays, and web content for a variety of clients. I do meticulous work, go out of my way to meet deadlines, and am an easy person to work with. If you are looking for excellent work, you need look no further. I have done editing and proofreading work in the following programs: - Adobe Reader (via highlighting and commenting) - Google Docs - Microsoft Word 2004 and 2008 (with and without Track Changes) - OpenOffice (with the use of Word's Track Changes) - Preview (via highlighting and commenting) - TextWrangler (editing website text via XML file modification) Please note that my current rate for fixed-price contracts is $0.018/word.
I’m writer and editor, living in the San Francisco Bay area. My 11 years at the San Francisco Business Times made me a fast, accurate writer on many subjects, from starting a small business to complex finance reporting. I was also the newspaper's copy editor for many years. My work includes many years as a digital content producer and web editor, with a focus on financial reporting, breaking news and small business coverage. Working with writers from veteran reporters down to raw interns has given me the ability to learn to polish good writing and overhaul poor writing. My fluency in the AP Stylebook and Chicago Manual of Style makes me an excellent proofreader able to take even the rawest of copy and bring it in to compliance. I am looking for writing, proofing and editing jobs on any subject.
I live in Barcelona, Spain, where I work as a part-time copywriter for a local tour company. I wrote more than 80 pages of copy for the site's recent redesign and relaunch. I also oversee the company's social media campaign, which includes Twitter, Facebook and Google+. In addition to Barcelona Experience, this past year I've run social media campaigns and blogs for two different American companies. I'm also a news reporter for Snooth.com, a job in which I write 20 400-word articles in a 12.5-hour work week. From 2010 to 2012, I was a reporter at The Villages Daily Sun newspaper, the fastest-growing newspaper in America. I was a three-time finalist in the Florida Press Club's Excellence in Journalism contest. This past November, I won first place in Class B light features and second place in Class B health writing. Previous to the Daily Sun, I spent two years as a staff writer for the marketing department at Southeastern University. I oversaw the school's student intranet, I wrote ad and web copy, and served as the lead writer on several projects. I worked with Adobe Dreamweaver and an in-house CMS.
Experienced editor of academic, business, periodical, fiction and non-fiction writing, with excellent client satisfaction. English language perfectionist providing responsive, professional attention to your editing and proofreading needs. Native US English speaker, very comfortable with UK usage. My clients do incredible, engaging work, in a wide variety of pursuits. My function, my mission, is to help their audience see just how brilliant that work is!
I’m a Technical writer and research with twenty years of experience developing case studies, white papers, proposals, fact/product sheets, and feature articles within forestry, forest products, energy, policy, manufacturing, health care management, collaboration, and much more. I hold a BS in professional and creative writing and MS in natural resource management. My training and experience includes qualitative research design, survey development and implementation, and focus group delivery and analysis.
Versatile writer skilled in: Journalism Research Copy writing Brand blogging Press releases Social media Internet publishing E-books Curriculum design Editing Proofreading SEO AP, APA, MLA and Chicago styles Accomplished networker expert in: Social media Entrepreneurial start-up consulting Individual and group coaching Mastermind facilitator Telesales - script design, team management and training Facilitating b2b and person-to-person connections MLM Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Office. Education University of Texas at Arlington, BA Interdisciplinary Studies Tarrant County College District, AA Liberal Arts Leadership certification Sigma Alpha PI - National Society of Leadership and Success Presidential Member Multicultural Studies, University of Texas at Arlington - Women in Leadership