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Â?Penni is responsive to the clientÂ?s needs. She is diligent in her research, and her communication is prompt. Her command of the English language is superb. Her work ethic is excellent and she is completely trustworthy.Â? Â? Marilyn M., for whose employer The Word & Web Smith did a website.
You've come with a task to accomplish--and you need results. Now
Hourly Rate: $75/hr
Location: Grass Valley, CA
With 18+ years in B2B marketing and business development, I've created, delivered and negotiated hundreds of winning, six-figure proposals for C-level executives at well-known companies such as Google, Ford, McAfee, Agilent, Broadcom, Beckman Coulter, Progressive Insurance, AstraZeneca, and the US Army.
My expertise is in creating and perfecting client-facing content and messaging: sales proposals, statements of work, RFP responses, executive presentations, PowerPoints, pitch decks, sales scripts, brochures, campaigns, white papers, etc.
My diverse B2B background encompasses consultative solution sales, business development, marketing, budgeting & financial planning, operations, and management, having worked for organizations ranging from Fortune 200 to start-ups.
My skills rank in the top 5% for business development, sales, content writing, editing, English, English proofreading, copy editing, and business management.
Hourly Rate: $58/hr
Location: Piedmont, CA
Where it All Began
I entered the field of Banking and Finance not long after graduating high school, and after spending just one semester of junior college doing what I really loved: writing, art, photography. At the time, I'd gotten a job working as a proof operator in a bank, and it didn't take long for me to make the decision that I should gear my education towards my "career".
A Change in Direction
Fast forward 14+ years of building a professional career in banking, obtaining a hard-earned degree in Finance (I worked full-time, so it took me 11 years to complete), and a lot of figuring out what makes me unhappy, and I've decided to leave Banking and get back to what I love.
What the Hell Are You Doing?
I've made this decision because even though I spent the greater part of my young-adult years in banking, I am not a banker. IÃ¢Â?Â?ve spent some time in sales with the opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals, but I am not a salesperson. IÃ¢Â?Â?ve worked closely with
Hourly Rate: $55/hr
Location: Kings Beach, CA
As a NATIVE English speaker with an English degree from U.C. Santa Barbara, I can complete your contract with record speed and totally clean copy.
I currently work full time as an Editor and Technical Writer for U.C. Santa Cruz. I've published dozens of articles in newspapers as a freelance entertainment writer, and I also have extensive experience with computers. I've done everything from writing dialogue for online mobile applications to creating documentation for new software.
Currently I write and edit financial documentation, but I'm capable of writing about any topic. I'm a hard worker who has never missed a deadline, and I would like to develop some long term relationships for continued work.
Hourly Rate: $45/hr
Location: Santa Cruz, CA
My qualifications include: Sample business/financial article: http://seekingalpha.com/article/723651-obamacare-means-the-price-of-gold-will-go-up Contributor to The Huffington Post: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/christopher-zoukis/book-review-twelve-stones_b_5837848.html Under contract with Headpress to write Sex Money Murder, a non-fiction book. Just turned in manuscript for Death and Blood: The Secret History of Santa Muerte and the Mexican Drug Cartels, which will be published by Headpress. http://www.amazon.com/Blood-Death-History-Mexican-Cartels/dp/-- Senior Editor: editing three websites for Middle Street Publishing, along with a bi-monthly newsletter. Contributor to TheRichest.com. Just published by Castle & Zamp: The Motion of the Moon. In 2012, Terminal Disaster: Inside the Money Machine was published.
Hourly Rate: $25/hr
Location: Ripon, CA