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Alan Oak | Elance
 
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Alan Oak

Writing, Editing and Design Services
   United States
  |   Los Fresnos, TX
  |  4:03 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $40

Alan Oak & Associates is a cooperative of professional creatives -- writers, poets and artists -- providing writing, editing and design services for legacy and new media.

As professionals, we apply maximum experience, discipline and skill to meet our clients' needs. As creatives, we apply maximum talent, focus and innovation to exceed our clients' expectations.

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Apr 1, 2015|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Copy editing, organization and layout of this 188-page book, which details the lives...
Copywriting of this departmental web page.
Copywriting and copy editing of this six-panel brochure for a university graduate...
Copywriting and copy editing for this university magazine ad directed toward South...
Copy editing of the final manuscript before submission to publisher. 230 pages
http://www.amazon.com/Democracy-Two-Mexicos-Political-Institutions/dp/1137263024
Copy editing, organization and content layout for this 120-page literary anthology of...
http://www.amazon.com/Writing-Be-Heard-Escuchame-English/dp/061549045X
Copy editing of this 26-page media guide for a university soccer program. Download a...
Copy editing and rewriting for this four-panel event program. Download a full copy...
Copy editing and organization for this 169-page university catalog. Download a full...
Copy editing, organization, and table and graph creation for this 91-page university...
Copy editing, copywriting, and project management for this university commencement...
Copywriting, copy editing and organization for this 22-page event program. Download a...
Copy editing and organization for this 165-page report. Download a full copy from the...
Copy editing for this campus map. Download a full copy from the "PDFs"...
Copywriting and copy editing of this 11x17 voting poster directed primarily toward...
Copy editing/proofreading assistance to the editor of this regional newspaper. Download...
http://www.cdob.org/the-valley-catholic43/home42
Custom "Tru Blood" vintage written and made as a fun gift for a friend.

Skills (10)

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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Report Writing
Report Writing Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (U.S. Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Academic Writing
U.S. Academic Writing Test
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Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2010 Test
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English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English
U.S. English AP Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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U.S. Word Usage Test
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Editing
U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

Writing -- Web Content, Advertising, Magazines, Brochures, Video Scripts, Social Media, Books/eBooks, Proposals, Press Releases

Editing -- Web, Copy, Developmental, Literary, American, Canadian & British English, Project Management, AP, Chicago, Oxford, MLA, APA

Design -- Web/Print Ads, Websites, Logos, Brochures, Posters, Books, Magazines, Photos, Photo Editing, Infographics, Memes, Presentations

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Select Clients

- Wisconsin School of Business (bus.wisc.edu)
- Entrepreneurs' Organization, Houston chapter (eonetwork.org)
- HoboTraveler Community Network, worldwide (hobotraveler.com)
- The GTC Group, UK (thegtcgroup.com)
- AlgoTrader, Switzerland (algotrader.ch)
- Consulate of Mexico, Brownsville, Texas (consulmex.sre.gob.mx/brownsville)
- Global Forums, Norway (globalmobility.no)
- Ray Tarantino, Nashville (raytarantinomusic.com)
- Augusta Precious Metals, Calif. (augustapreciousmetals.com)
- EnsureYourRent, Fla. (ensureyourrent.com)
- First Kontact Center, Mexico (firstkontact.com)
- House Tracker, Toronto (housetracker.ca)
- Community Basketball Leagues (cblhoopsusa.com)

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About Alan Oak, Founder & Word Coach

Through conversation and guidance, Alan helps people and organizations find their voices and tell their stories to the world. It is his life mission.

Formerly senior editor for Marketing and Communication at the University of Texas at Brownsville, he holds a master's in English and has taught at K-12 and university levels. He also has a background in...

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Employment

Otras Voces Publishing
Editor
2011 - Present
Otras Voces Publishing is an independent, bilingual (English and Spanish) press focused on sharing the work of new and emerging voices, primarily from the Lower Rio Grande Valley.
University of Texas at Brownsville
Lecturer of English
2011 - 2012
University of Texas at Brownsville
Senior Editor
2009 - 2011
As senior editor in UTB's Office of Marketing and Communication, my duties included setting editorial standards for the university, copy editing many and varied publications, copywriting and...

Education

University of Texas at Brownsville
Master of Arts in English
- 2011
New York Institute of Technology
Bachelor of Arts in English
- 2008

Keywords

editing
writing
design
web
graphic design
content
video script
photo editing
photos
ads
books
ebook
copywriting
creative writing
social media
brochures
magazines
posters
logos
branding
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