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Diane K. | Elance
 
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Diane K.

Detailed and Accurate: Write, Edit, Transcribe
   United States

Overview

Experienced VA, virtual assistant, many years of all office procedures, writing for articles and blogs, copy editing, proofreading and conversational transcription (interviews, speakers, phone conversations, dictation).

As a native speaker of the English language, I am well-versed in unique phrasing, pop culture, unusual spellings and have a broad base of knowledge. I am a long-time lover of language, grammar and etymology (word origins) who reads the dictionary just for fun.

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Apr 15, 2011|Research|$0|Completed
May 17, 2010|Other - Administrative Support|$224|Completed
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Mar 22, 2009|Other - Administrative Support|$50|Working
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Mar 13, 2009|E-books and Blogs|$60|Working

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Skills (10)

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U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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English Spelling Test
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English Vocabulary Test
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U.S. English Basic Skills Test
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Computer Aptitude Test
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Computer Skills Test
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Transcription - Conversational; Medical; Academic
Customer Service Test
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Email Etiquette Certification
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Service Description

Computing since 1992 and online since 1995, I am experienced in a wide variety of interfaces/programs/media and quick to learn new programs. Confident in MS Word and Excel, Adobe Photoshop, photo optimization, various online forums and groups, social networking and HTML editing/FTP software.

Detail-oriented and extremely accurate, I type 80wpm and 15000 numeric ksph.

Other interests and freelance pursuits: Mandolin, veggie market gardening, gemstone jewelry at http://www.facebook.com/rockwear

Accessible and easy to work with, I offer personalized service within your time frames. I will stay in contact with you as much or as little as you like and through your choice of media. Offering a fabulous work ethic that will not leave you hanging.

Services offered include, but are not limited to:

--Research, online and offline
--Distilling information into concise format (summaries), turning technical information into lay language
--Social media and Web 2.0, social marketing
--WordPress/Blogger and hosted blogs
--eBay assistant
--Transcription
--Proofreading
--Writing original copy for forum posts, articles, blogs, reviews
--Rewrites
--Copy Editing
--Virtual Assistant: General Office Duties, strong in all software.


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Employment

Colorama Music Performance Club and Studio
Office Assistant
2009 - Present
Part time. The owner is involved in several different businesses. My primary duties are for the Performance Club, but I often do research and other duties for the deli, framing shop, studio or...
Freelance
Writing, editing, blogging, proofreading, transcription
2007 - Present
Writing, editing, forum posts and transcription via Elance and CraigsList. Transcribing interviews for http://www.guitarinternational.com . Transcribing interviews for Master's and Doctoral...
Self-employed
eBay Sales
2002 - 2006
Selling toys, pop culture and paper ephemera; creative copy descriptions; keyword and marketing skills, par excellence. See user "ion_treasures" on eBay.
Bisk Education
Copy Editor / Transcription
2001 - 2002
Duties included editing technical copy of educational and academic information relating to the accounting industry and transcription of scholarly professional discussions.
Museum of Science and Industry
Environmental Education Coordinator
1992 - 1993
Various duties focused on creating and implementing programs and curricula for all age groups.
Busch Gardens
Zoo Educator
1990 - 1992
Extensive research and curriculum writing

Education

University of South Florida
Bachelor of Arts: Interdisciplinary Natural Sciences
1988 - 1990
Louisiana State University
Studying Biology and the Natural Sciences
1985 - 1987
Baton Rouge Magnet High School
Graduated, concentration in Theater
1978 - 1982
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