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JIB MEDIA
5.0
from 6 reviews
  • 16 years in business
Elise A.
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Ryan Mercik patiently and meticulously edited through reams of my Dad's 8mm film footage from the 1950s and 60s, transforming them into a DVD set of precious memories. She magically corrected color and light as she worked, often saving impossibly dark or blown-out sequences. Ryan also added fun music, appropriate to the times; and packaged the DVDs with still photos clipped from the film. I can't say enough about Ryan's expertise with this media. Her instincts are spot on. My whole family is grateful that she rescued our deteriorating films and gave us a gift from our childhood that has us doubled over in laughter, as well as in tears. Thank you, Ryan!

Tope Fadiran
5.0
from 5 reviews
  • 6 years in business
Joshua E.
Verified review

Tope has helped me edit several writing projects, both personal (cover letters) and professional (long articles). Her advice is always spot-on.

Sheila Laing
5.0
from 3 reviews
  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Erik E.
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As the CEO of Wireless Analytics and Sheila’s manager for 16 months, I feel that I know Sheila pretty well. Sheila was thrust into a position of ambiguity, and asked to juggle the role of three separate positions during an organizational transition: 1) Human Resource Manager; 2) Office Manager; 3) my executive assistant. In all respects, she approached the challenge with rigor and professionalism. She is reliable, trustworthy, empathetic and approaches her work and life with both humor and enthusiasm. In her position as Human Resource Manager, Sheila was responsible for front-line support to our 45+ employees. Because we never had a person in this role in the past, Sheila was asked to create new processes and procedures for the first time. Her excellent written communication skills made writing new operating procedures seem easy, and her verbal communication skills and people skills made our employees feel well supported. In her position as Office Manager, Sheila was responsible for supporting the office environment, managing inventory, ordering office supplies, interfacing with building management and a vast array of discrete projects. She juggled these tasks with competence and commitment. In her position of executive assistant, Sheila was one of the most patient and supportive employees that I have had the pleasure of working with. I am not an easy person to work with daily, and Sheila always arrived with a smile and rarely was flustered or frustrated (or at least she didn’t show it – which is the test of a true professional). Sheila takes the initiative to identify problems and devise solutions. She has shown that she is an intelligent person with a mind well-suited to the world of business. The financial decision to outsource human resource management to an outside company, and the hiring of a controller resulted in the elimination of Sheila’s position. Sheila has informed me that she intends to pursue a career more closely related to her field of expertise: publishing, copy editing and intellectual property rights. Based on her excellent writing ability, her editing skills, her ability to work with anyone, she clearly has the interest and ability to excel in this field. I therefore highly recommend her.

  • 2 hires on Thumbtack
Jennifer R.
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Alexandra has been my go to girl for anything resume or portfolio related during my interview and job search process! She has been amazing for editing, advice, and suggestions to help me feel more confident with my work and creating something relevant for each application. I don't know what I would do without her!

April J. Writing & Editing
5.0
from 2 reviews
    Steven F.
    Verified review

    April is an extraordinary writer, she is sharp witted, and she is exceptionally well educated. She is professional, and has an impeccable work ethic. I was very impressed with the quality and speed of her work. As a freelancer, I have built a steady backlog thanks to the resume that she helped me build.

    Travel the Write Way LLC
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 30 years in business
    Sharon M.
    Verified review

    Linda is an outstanding communicator who has demonstrated her writing skills in many domains including: Business communications--Linda has the ability to take even the most complex business topics and make them clear and understandable for any audience. Employee communications--If you are looking for a creative and business-savvy approach for reaching and engaging employees, Linda has the proven ability to deliver. Ghost writing--Want to say something important but aren't a writer yourself? Linda can help by becoming your voice. Writing services--Linda can edit your existing work or coach you through your own creation process. Teaching--Certified by Amherst Writers and Artists, Linda provides writing workshops for both creative and business writers.

    Verbatim-Ink
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 39 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    John C.
    Verified review

    Kind and caring. Asked questions to get to know you and pulled talents out of you. Resume was outstanding and she helped with interviewing. Creativity in writing is her talent and gift. Felt like family . Would recommend to anyone.

    Words of a Writer
    5.0
    from 1 review
    • 30 years in business
    Michelle K.
    Verified review

    Michele Schachere is a smart, savvy professional. I am able to hand her projects with little to no direction and the product she delivers back is clean, tight, and on point. She has exceptional attention to detail and sharp wit. I highly recommend her.

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    My prices are very cheap and I'm energized and ready to go! :)

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    Provide proofreading and editing services for anyone needing a sharp eye, like small businesses, teachers, and students.

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    I give insightful personal attention to music and dance students seeking instruction. I work with carefully and kindly with those in need of remediation and updating of their math and English skills for school and/or work. I apply my knowledge of good grammar and my strong communicative skills to academic works seeking publication, in line with my own solid, ongoing publication record and that of my clients.

    • 3 years in business
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    Hello there! My name is Jim, and I offer a wide range of services aside from just the writing you see here! I'm a passionate and compulsive writer, so on that front, I copy write, edit, transcribe, and tutor for writing and reading. I also offer voice-over solutions for people who need narration, acting, or directing services. I also edit audio using Adobe Audition, and I do some light video editing with Adobe Premiere, so you could say I also offer multimedia services too! Voice acting demo will be linked to customers upon request. I'm a one-man operation. That's what I relish about the work that I do. I love taking on challenges. I like meeting people. Message me with your needs, and I'll get you a quote ASAP!

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    I have 16+ years of copywriting and editing experience for an advertising agency. I will write and/or edit anything you may need help with.

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    Are you lost for words? Let LuckyDevilCat Designs lead the way for you to get your point across, whether that be through editing or writing. I provide a personal touch, and upon our first consultation you will experience an "aha" moment and see that working with me will help the true you shine through with any project! I am a masters plus educated Spanish and English teacher with previous experience in corporate recruiting with one of the "Big Three" consulting firms. My works of short stories and poetry have been published by Ezines online. My strength is finding your own inner voice and bringing it forward, as I have for numerous students and businessmen in the past through my career. Discover your own words today!

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    Copyediting and proofreading services for professional services providers, publishers, authors, business websites, all types of business communication, and academic authors. My mission is to make your writing clear and powerful, to help you communicate with certainty with your audience, to boost your success. Thirty years of experience in editing, proofreading, writing, and publishing. Dennis Kouba, The Editing & Proofreading Guy.

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    I provide copy writing, copy editing, and proofreading services for businesses. I've had my own freelance business since 1992, and before that I worked for ad agencies and corporate ad departments. I have worked for just about every industry and do work for Web, print, and broadcast media. I have a proven track record of success with regard to accuracy and generating sales for clients. Clients like me because they can depend on me for a job well done, that meets the deadline, for a reasonable rate. Collateral includes ads, catalogs, articles, blogs, websites, press releases, brochures, direct mail, and more. I am trained in SEO and offer that expertise to clients.

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    I can help you at any stage of the writing process, from first draft to final revision, and can provide detailed, constructive feedback on your work. Whether you are writing a personal essay, presenting an argument, or just need a little help in expressing your thoughts on the page, I will read with an attentive eye so that you will be left with the best possible piece of writing.

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    I can usually understand my client's goals very quickly, and identify with them. Clients find it easy to communicate with me, and we can get on the "same page" right away and produce the best quality work.

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    We offer a personalized service and encourage our customers to communicate with us about their expectations. Our editors are willing to continue working with you even after we e-mail your final draft if you have any concerns or further questions.

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    Clarity. Precision. Accuracy. I can make a muddled idea crystal clear. I have my SPHR certification

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    I truly enjoy taking the time to justify every word, every sentence and every thought so there is sparkle and wisdom and intelligence laced within the letters.

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