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Beth G. | Elance
 
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Beth G.

Writer, editor and language coach from the USA
   Czech Republic
  |   Prague, Praha

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Minimum Hourly Rate $60

What you say and how you say it is crucial in any business. You have something to say. You need to make an impact with your message. And I can help.

Hi, I'm Beth. I'm an American writer, editor and language coach and former newspaper reporter. I specialize in working with clients who need to communicate across cultures and through language barriers while maintaining a professional image. Before I began freelancing full time in 2013, I spent 10 years teaching English in Europe and Asia.

Because of my many years of experience living abroad,...

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Portfolio

I interviewed and wrote a story about a man with an interesting job for Drive magazine,...
I researched and wrote about a popular movie for the Culture section of Drive magazine,...
I have worked with several clients on how to better use social media to meet their...
I launched and managed the social media (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Google+) for...
I wrote and managed the twice-monthly publication of newsletters for my client, a grant...
I researched the crowdfunding possibilities for European nonprofits for my client, a...
I created an engaging profile of a company with whom my client had a successful...
I created and edited copy to the employer's requirements for this brochure.
I ghost wrote this blog on the importance of proofreading for grant writers and...
For my client's blog, I wrote a post about a new tool and how it could be used to...
I consulted with a small travel agency and helped the owner decide whether starting a...
I researched popular products and compiled reports on which products in the home and...

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Service Description

I have worked with:

Individuals wanting to fine-tune reports, resumes and other business communications.

Startups crafting their initial company image and communications.

Midsize and small businesses needing to establish the right messages to send to customers both online and in print.

Universities and nonprofits striving for excellence in their important documents and marketing.

Large corporations requiring precise, professional documents and communications.


My services include:

CREATIVE PROJECTS
web copy
product labels
feature articles
blog posts
newsletters
product reviews
product reports
research projects
how-to articles
brochures
presentation slides
social media and web content
ebooks

SOCIAL MEDIA
creating a social media presence
proofreading posts for correct language
writing posts for different platforms
curating content for your business' social media feeds
scheduling posts on your behalf
designing an editorial calendar to jumpstart your business on social media platforms
coaching you on best practices for your business' social media

LANGUAGE COACHING
developing a great CV or resume
proofreading emails, reports, business documents, theses, scholarly articles, etc.
editing for content and clarity in your website copy, blog posts or other documents
coaching you to make a professional-quality presentation in English
English-language exam preparation for writing and speaking


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Employment

BethGreenWrites
Writer/Proofreader
2012 - Present
Available for short- and long-term writing, editing and proofreading projects. I have special interest in travel writing, education, business, and social media.
Real English Training Centre
Oral English Teacher
2011 - 2012
Prepared and delivered courses in speaking and grammar skills to children aged 4-18.
Interlingua Zunyi
Director of the Foreign Department
2008 - 2009
Acted as a liaison between foreign staff and Chinese management; trained new hires; prepared and delivered English classes to children aged 5-16 and beginner-level adults; coordinated a school-wide...
Interlingua Zunyi
English Teacher
2008 - 2008
Prepared and taught English lessons to children and teens aged 5-17, and to small groups of adults.

Education

University of Idaho
Bachelor of arts degree, Spanish
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University of Idaho
Bachelor of science degree, Journalism
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proofreader
editor
content writer
social media
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