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Elizabeth N. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 10, 2013

Elizabeth N.

Writer/Editor and Librarian/Researcher
   United States
  |   Iowa City, IA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I am a retired librarian who reads voraciously on a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction topics. I still keep a hand at library work through substituting in our local library's children's room.

In the last five years I have also developed an online marketing presence and a business in real estate investment. My true passion, however, is writing and editing. When not working on my own e-book and blog projects I will be editing and ghostwriting for others.

Areas of expertise include children's literature, fiction, administrative...

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Feb 26, 2010|Creative Writing|$0|Working
May 11, 2009|User Guides & Manuals|$200|Completed
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Dec 4, 2008|Research|$300|Working
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Nov 17, 2008|Academic Writing|$50|Working
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Portfolio

I created and edited this e-book, a tutorial for parents and caregivers on teaching...
This is an e-book I have created to assist individuals who face foreclosure.
This is a recently completed EzineArticle contribution.
This is one of my articles on Affiliate Marketing.
This is another article I completed on Internet Marketing.

Skills (8)

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U.S. English Chicago Style Editing Skills Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Service Description

EDN Enterprises, LLC is a real estate investment and Internet marketing company founded by Elizabeth Nichols. Through this company she owns investment property in Iowa and Florida.

She also is involved in Internet marketing in a number of niches, including IM training for new marketers, health and wellness, gift baskets, real estate, lead generation, and book selling. IM has led her to create and maintain a number of blogs, write ebooks, articles and press releases, and generally participate in a variety of social networking.

She recently began a new company under the DBA, Verity Marketing, specifically for her freelance writing, editing and research work.



Sample of services:

Package of 5 blog posts of 300-500 words each: $125-$150
Package of 5 ezine articles of 300-500 words each: $125-$150
Editing of galley proof quality prints: $3 per page
Transcription with editing or rewriting: $7 per page
Ghostwriting services for 50 page ebook: $500-$750
Keyword research-- up to 3000 keywords per niche or subniche: $100
Other types of research: $20-25/hour

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Employment

Verity Marketing
Owner
2008 - Present
Verity Marketing is the DBA for Elizabeth Nichols' freelance writing and editing company.
Iowa City Public Library
Substitute Librarian
2004 - Present
Fill-in librarian on the Children's Room desk as needed. Perform reference and readers' advisory work at a busy public service desk working with children, parents, teachers, care-givers and...
EDN Enterprises, LLC
Owner
2003 - Present
This business is primarily involved in investment real estate. We hold properties in Iowa City and several other locations.
Iowa City Public Library
Assistant Director
1994 - 2003
Directed day to day operations of the public library; supervised line managers in Information Services, Childrens Services, Adult Services, Circulation, Technical Services and Systems departments....

Education

University of St. Thomas
Masters of Business Administration
1976 - 1979
University of Minnesota
Master of Arts
1970 - 1972
Lawrence University
Bachelor of Arts
1966 - 1970
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ebooks
blogging
article writing
editing
research
keyword list creation
transcription
press releases
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