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IF YOU USE GREY HAT OR BLACK HAT SEO TECHNIQUES DO NOT READ THE REST OF THIS JOB DESCRIPTION. ONLY WHITE HAT SEO FREELANCERS SHOULD APPLY!
THIS IS A PAY FOR PERFORMANCE POSITION. YOU MUST OBTAIN GOOGLE/BING/YAHOO TOP 5 RANKINGS FOR 80% OF THE MOST HIGHLY SEARCHED AWNING INDUSTRY SEARCH TERMS ON A CONSISTENT BASIS. THIS IS THE ONE AND ONLY MILESTONE. A MONTHLY FIXED FEE PAYMENT WILL BE PAID VIA UPWORK FOR EACH MONTH THAT YOU ATTAIN TOP 5 RANKINGS FOR 80% OF THE MOST HIGHLY SEARCHED AWNING INDUSTRY SEARCH TERMS IN GOOGLE/YAHOO/BING. IF YOU ARE NOT COMFORTABLE WORKING ON A PAY FOR PERFORMANCE BASIS, PLEASE DO NOT APPLY FOR THIS JOB.
We are looking for a highly experienced and dedicated senior level organic SEO expert who has the passion and proven experience in generating EXCELLENT PAGE ONE (1) Google/Bing/Yahoo white hat organic SEO results. We're looking to have our website www.awninginstallers.com be on the top of Google/Bing/Yahoo rankings within 3-6 months using WHITE HAT seo and no GREY HAT or BLACK HAT techniques.
1. Escalate our website's organic search results. Lots of experience in Organic Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is required. Minimum experience is 5+ years in SEO. Using advanced SEO strategies is also required.
2. Proficient understanding of Technical, On page optimization and Off page optimization
3. Proven track record of SEO success. References will be required and verified. A results oriented portfolio is a must to have to be selected for this position.
4. Marketing savvy - Website content needs to be written in a way that outlines the benefit to the user while leading them to a sale at our sister website www.retractableawnings.com
5. Must have a well rounded perspective and knowledge - SEO individual needs to understand all marketing at a deep level, the psychology of the human race, the specific culture to whom they're marketing, the social media landscape, web analytics, web design and development, viral marketing, content, product, business models and more.
6. Must understand the big picture including but not limited to conversions, rankings and more.
7. Excellent communication skills - both written and verbal.
8. Looking for an expert who loves to get things done. Find ways to work around challenges and roadblocks
9. Must be deeply curious and constantly investigating and have a fresh mind that's hungry and growing.
10. Ability to set up Google and Bing Webmaster Tools and Google Analytics.
11. Ability to set up a sitemap and a xml sitemap
Respond below each question using CAPITAL LETTERS. I ask you to use CAPITAL LETTERS so your response will be easy to differentiate from my questions:
1) What specific tools do you use to do keyword research and how long would it take for you to conduct the research for the awning industry?
2) What information do you need from us if anything before you can conduct your research?
3) What is your strategy for making our website rank high, and can you guarantee TOP results as per the job requirements?
4) How do you typically monitor keyword performance? Do you provide a dashboard that we can log in to?
6) How do you keep up-to-date with Google algorithm changes?
7) How will you go about determining what keywords or phrases our target market would be using to find our content?
8) How specifically will you improve our search engine rankings?
9) How will you keep me informed of changes you make to our website?
10) Can you share analytical information on some of your past clients and their results?
11) Do you always follow Google’s/Bing's/Yahoo's best practices?
12) Which tools do you use for reporting, link building, technical SEO and research?
13) Can you guarantee that our site will rank #1 for a major search term such as Awnings or Retractable Awnings?
14) Are you proficient at technical, on page SEO and off page SEO?
15) How often will you report on your work, and what will it look like?
16) How will your work tie into our other marketing efforts?
17) What happens if we terminate the contract?
18) Have you worked with penalized sites? If so, how did you fix them?
19) How will you adapt your strategy to my industry?
20) Why should we hire you over other SEOs?
Your quote/bid should be the MONTHLY fee you will charge for a complete SEO solution.
WHITE HAT SEO REQUIRED. NO GREY HAT OR BLACK HAT TECHNIQUES WILL BE ALLOWED TO BE USED.