Indexing Job Cost Overview
Typical total cost of oDesk Indexing projects based on completed and fixed-price jobs.
oDesk Indexing Jobs Completed Quarterly
On average, 4 Indexing projects are completed every quarter on oDesk.
Time to Complete oDesk Indexing Jobs
Time needed to complete a Indexing project on oDesk.
Average Indexing Freelancer Feedback Score
Indexing oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.30.
I am a skilled, experienced editor, proofreader and article writer. I was born and educated in the United Kingdom and have lived in the United States for the past 40 years. I am comfortable editing and writing in either language. I am available for deep line editing for syntax, developmental editing, proofreading, creative writing and transcription. I currently have a 5.0 lifetime rating on Elance. I have worked for over eight years with writers of fiction and non-fiction. My portfolio includes self-help guides; autobiographies; poetry and children’s books; fantasy and romance novels; technical and business books, and the curricula for online traffic schools. Many clients have been first-time authors and most of their books are available on Amazon.com or Lulu.com.
Innovative professional with progressive experience in diverse education, learning & development arenas with demonstrated initiative, creativity and success. A proactive leader/manager with experience in global environments. Expertise in identifying training needs, providing solutions through blended e-Learning, instructor led, consulting, facilitating, coaching and measuring training effectiveness for multiple locations worldwide. Highly skilled in program pricing strategies, competitor and market analysis, legal compliance, staffing, purchasing and vendor relations, department re-organization, new product roll out, and targeted learning.
I am an experienced copy editor, able to work quickly and accurately. I love to take on new challenges; learning new skills quickly and multitasking efficiently are skills that I put into practice every day. I have extensive experience working with Microsoft Word (including Track Changes) and PowerPoint, as well as years of experience working with non-native English speakers both domestically and around the globe. Excellent long-distance communication is a must in our industry, and your questions will always be answered promptly and thoroughly. Some specific tasks that I complete on a regular basis are: Copy edit and proofread manuscripts. Edit and write APA-style reference lists. Index textbooks and reference books. Write and edit advertising copy. Work closely with authors, typesetters, designers, and editors via frequent emails.
Experienced in academic copy-editing and proof-reading, with specialism in social sciences and humanities. Also translating from Russian to English. I have proof-read and copy-edited numerous dissertations and PhD theses for students at UK universities, specialising in texts by non-native English speakers. Writing reports and literature reviews for public and voluntary sector clients as well as academics. Experienced ethnographic researcher, trained in other qualitative research methods. Also web and library research. BA (Hons) Modern and Medieval Languages (University of Cambridge) MSc, PhD in Social Anthropology (LSE) Please contact me for further details.
I have twenty years of experience helping people access the information they need. I specialize in back-of-the-book indexing for trade and scholarly books, journal indexing, thesauri creation and taxonomy development. My clients include publishers, web developers, professional organizations and academic authors/editors. * taxonomy development and consultation * controlled vocabularies, hierarchies, thesauri, facet analysis, authority files, synonym rings * image and audio content
In my 10 years as a professional in the information science field I developed a knack for locating and analyzing hard-to-find information. I'm proficient working with reference materials, databases, and online search engines of all types. I'm extremely detail oriented. I've written both fiction and non-fiction for over 15 years. My writing experience includes: reports, academic papers, science labs, science papers, procedure/policy manuals, professional emails and queries, short stories, scripts/screenplays, treatments, blogs, training manuals, research papers, indexing/abstracting, and web content. I pride myself on keeping my communication style very clear and concise when writing non-fiction and I like to break out of the box when I write fiction. I have a strong math and science background. I'm proficient in calculus through differential equations, linear algebra, thermodynamics, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, strength of materials, applied mechanics, ethics in science, and both physics and chemistry lab work and lab reports. As far as digital media arts I'm proficient with Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, HTML/CSS, and digital video production. I've done graduate level work in indexing and abstracting as well as historical research methods. I can tackle the writing, research, and digital media for any task you throw my way and I take great pride in delivering an error-free and plagiarism-free product that meets all customer expectations.
My skills are more on data entry, encoding, internet marketing and SEO which includes; copywriting, link building, blogging, video production/editing, WordPress, article writing and indexing. I’ve done several SEO Article projects, blogging, encoding and data entry projects in a span of 10 years. I'm interested in projects relating to business/business marketing. I have a knowledge on sony vegas pro, adobe photoshop CS3 and Gimp. I love to edit videos and pictures. I’m a licensed nurse, RTIII (Rescue Technician) and EMT (Emergency Medical Technician) so I can also accept projects with medical relevance. My aim is to do more for less, so that means I believe that focusing on the quality of work above all others is of utmost importance.
My academic background is literary and legal, undergraduate major studies in English and French literature and graduate study in law. One published appeals court opinion says, "This case illustrates graphically the concept that law is a specialized language. Mr Stanton has made impressive progress in the mastery of that language," In re Stanton, 589 A2d 425, 427 (DC 1991) cert denied 502 US 1098, 112 SCt 1178 (1992). My trademark work product is copy composed or edited for correct grammar, clear syntax, consistent structure, and concise, colorful styling for comprehension and easy readability. My knowledge of computer operating systems and legal and editorial applications is strong. My work ethic deals with daunting deadlines by always putting the job first. As technical editing contractor for the 2007 revision of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Standard Review Plan for License Renewal I made the legal, scientific, and technical subject matter of NRC safety evaluation reports on nuclear power plant systems, structures, and components readable and comprehensible to the public. With no experience in nuclear engineering I never missed nor requested more time to meet an editorial deadline.
I have 19 years of management experience in data processing operations. My core competency is knowledge research, project start-ups, operations management and delivery in yellow pages directory key entry, indexing, abstracting, litigation coding, internet search, data mining and analysis. In my 19 years of servicing the data mining and analysis industry under the US firm I worked with (see Resume), I have launched and managed projects for Yellow Book, Dex Media, BellSouth, Quorum Litigation Services, LSMG US, Elsevier to name a few. Having retired from the role of VP Operations, I am now seeking home-based opportunities in the fields of key entry, indexing, abstracting, article writing, internet research, litigation coding, data mining and reports analysis and generation, and email response handling.