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Mary Strayer | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 13, 2012

Mary Strayer

Better business through written communication
   United States
  |   Bradford, AR

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $12

--Five years’ experience proofreading, reviewing, and editing using PDFs, Word review, proofing, language, comments, tracking, changes with a personalized approach
--Efficiently utilize a computer and software including Microsoft Office 2010, CMS software with Internet proficiency while sending and receiving files over the Internet through FTP, Websites and e-mail.
--Experience coordinating information between Microsoft Office programs by importing, exporting, and uploading to the Internet.
--Experience coordinating information between...

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Aug 11, 2012|Editing & Proofreading|Private|Completed

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Skills (10)

Tested
English
Microsoft Access Administration
XHTML
Academic Writing
Business Writing
Content Writing
Creative Writing
English Grammar
English Punctuation
English Spelling

Service Description

Proofreading -- $1.00 per page (Depends on rough copy received. Price may increase if copy received is in extremely rough shape).

Copy editing -- $1.20 per page.
I will edit your websites, articles, news articles, blogs, short stories, and books for spelling and typos, grammar and punctuation, inaccuracies and inconsistencies of facts, figures and statistics, and whether the text properly follows standard editorial style guidelines, as well as requires improving the copy's clarity.

For software textbooks, a comparison is made with the version used, Windows or Mac system menus, images are compared for correct versions, problems completed and compared, and any appendixes verified for correctness.

Ghostwriting -- $0.15 per word (Introductory offer)
This job would include writing the creative part of your book from scratch, or adding sections to your existing manuscript. The price varies depending upon the length and complexity of the finished manuscript (this is all up to you and your budget). After telephone and/or email conversations I can produce the manuscript based on phone or in-person interviews with you as well as any materials you choose to provide. Most books can be written in less than 120 days.

Payment is divided into installments with you approving each section of the material before additional payments are due.

I can give you a price quote depending on words or page length and the additional content provided. If additional research...

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Employment

McGraw Hill Publishing Company
Contract Book Review
2011 - 2012
Maintain verbal and written communications with textbook review coordinator as well as participate in telephone and video interview with live software and interaction.
Pearson Higher Educaion
Contractor Proofreader, Testbank Author, Powerpt
2008 - 2012
Create a PowerPoint presentation, proofreading, and accuracy check versions, images, solutions, while sending through FileZilla (FTP) and communicated through the Internet. Proofreading and...
International Business College
Full-time Instructor
1996 - 2012
Instructor for Microsoft Expression Web, XHTML, and Dreamweaver, Flash multimedia and animation, Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, print production and desktop production, and art portfolio,...
SouthWestern Publishing Company
Contract Proofreader
2000 - 2000
Proofreader for Illustrator for Mac completed through FTP online.
Lawrence Community Education
Adjunct Instructor
1998 - 2000
Keyboarding I, introduction to computers, and Microsoft Access
Computer Business Services
Corporate Trainer
1996 - 1997
Respond to telephone inquiries and complaints using standard scripts and procedures. Gather information, research/resolve inquiries and log customer calls and communicate appropriate options for...

Education

Jones International University
Masters of Adult Education
2004 - 2008
Lee College/University
Bachelor's of Art
1977 - 1981

Keywords

proofreading
editing
copying
writing
ghostwriting
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