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Mark Blair | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jun 26, 2012

Mark Blair

Technical writing with an attention to detail
   United States
  |   Seattle, WA
  |  1:57 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

My technical career has spanned 30 years of Information Technology (IT) and includes programming, analysis, design, training, documentation and project management. For many years my focus was on database technology.

Current I do freelance writing, specifically in the technology field, but also work in other areas that require proficient and and creative writing.

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Dec 29, 2011|E-books and Blogs|$20|Working
Nov 15, 2011|E-books and Blogs|$50|Completed
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Nov 13, 2011|Web Content|$24|Working

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Skills (5)

Tested
Business Writing
Content Writing
English
Online Writing
Technical Writing

Service Description

My freelance writing covers everything from remote database management to the availability and selection of bar glassware! I choose my work based on the level of fun I will have with it. My career taught me one basic thing: my best work comes when my heart is in it and I enjoy the work.

Other vendors with which I have done freelance writing include Textbroker.com, Guru.com and BrightHub.com.

If I submit a proposal to you for a project, you can be sure that I did so because I will enjoy working on it and you will get the very best results from me!

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Employment

My Project Funds
Crowdfunding Consultant
2010 - Present
* Educated clients as to the requirements for setting up a crowdfunding project * Reviewed and edited site content to present a compelling message to contributors * Created campaigns on...
Independent Consulting
Consultant
2008 - 2010
* Designed and implemented an e-Commerce web site for a small self-help business * Designed and implemented SQL databases for several small businesses * Created Joomla and Wordpress web sites for...
Starbucks Coffee Company
Project Manager, Resource Manager
2005 - 2008
* Recruited, hired and trained new project managers * Managed development plans and performance reviews for 9 project managers * Analyzed new project requests for project managers, estimated level...
Oracle Corporation
Technical Manager, Practice Director
1994 - 2004
As Technical Manager and Project Manager: * Managed the budget for a CRM implementation in a large real estate client * Performed as the Technical Project Manager for a CRM implementation in a...

Education

Drake University
Biology - Nursing
- 1980
Iowa Methodist School of Nursing
Nursing
- 1980

Keywords

technical writing
technology
database
project management
web content
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