Wandering Helene

Slow Travel | Local Food | Mindful Living

Freelance Services

Hello! If you ended up here you might be interested in working with me in conjunction with this blog, or you might have heard that I offer freelance services. I have been working online as a freelancer for almost 7 years, and picked up a lot of useful skills along the way. I am in a unique position that I am based in Slovenia with easy access around Europe. I speak English, Slovene, Italian, and Spanish.

If you are interested in collaborating with this blog, Wandering Helene, then go back to Work With Me.

Here is a bit of what I offer. If you want to discuss anything below further or set up a consultation email me at wanderinghelene [at] gmail [dot] com.

Research Consulting

I am strangely obsessed with social research. This is what pushed me to study and fall in love with Anthropology. You might be sitting there asking yourself, what is a research consultant and who needs to hire one? Fair enough.

As a research consultant I often work alongside individuals or a team contributing my expertise in designing, carrying out, and analyzing social research. My specialty is within qualitative and mixed methods research. Whether you realize it or not, every business or organization has research needs, and not everybody is trained to do research. Of course, anyone can make a survey and pass it around and tally results, but will that actually give you the answers you need? Asking the right questions, in the right way can produce meaningful results. It can give you the edge you need to push your goals further.

I have over 9 years of experience working with social research. Well-versed with a multitude of methods and research software I can design the most effective and efficient research project, or help you get back on track. I have worked with students, organizations, local and federal government, public policy, universities, and more.

The services listed below are just to give you an idea of the type of packages I offer. All packages are bespoke to your needs.

Consultation Session (FREE)

Book a one-on-one session with me via Skype or in-person to discuss your needs and to see if we are a good fit.

Research Project Design

Want me to design your entire project? I will create your questionnaire, interview, etc, provide tips for data collection, and how to analyze your data collection once it is complete.

Data Collection + Analysis + Final Reports

Already have a project but need someone to help with other steps along the way? Done.

The Complete Package

I will not only design your entire project, but I will personally collect and analyze your data, and submit reports of the final product.

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Virtual Assistant Services

A virtual assistant (VA) is the way of the future. VAs’ skill sets go beyond just answering emails or keeping notes. Each one has unique skills that can help further your goals. Hiring a VA can increase your productivity and allow you to focus on the things you love.

Some people may think they can not afford an assistant, but I am here to tell you that is probably not true. First, you do not have to hire a VA on as full-time staff. They can work for a few hours a week or even a month just to help push out a project for a deadline, edit your web page, schedule your social media, you name it, there is an assistant out there for YOU!

Here is a list of some of the things I can do for you!

  • Website Management (WordPress)

    • website and hosting set up
    • install and customize themes
    • install or update plugins
    • content creation
    • upload, format, schedule weekly posts
    • edit current content
    • format and publish new pages
    • updates
    • monitor comments
    • connect to social media
  • Content Creation

    • take and/or edit photos
    • film and/or edit videos
    • create gifs
    • re-writing
  • Administrative

    • calendar management
    • write and edit documents
    • data entry
    • resume writing
    • email management
    • customer support
    • audio transcriptions
    • creating documents, spreadsheets, and presentations
    • internet research
  • Social Media Management

    • create social media profiles
    • find and connect with influencers
    • create shareable content
    • schedule posts
    • connect social media to your website
    • create useful Twitter lists
    • promote new content
    • Facebook group moderation
    • hashtag research
  • Research Assistant

    • building bibliographies
    • proposal writing
    • drafting and editing documents
    • research design
    • research analysis
  • Software/Programs I work with

    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Adobe Photoshop
    • Adobe Lightroom
    • Final Cut Pro X
    • Canva
    • NVivo, SPSS, SAS, Dedoose, ArcGIS
    • Buffer, IFFT, Hootsuite, Tweetdeck, PostCron
    • Planoly